Well, 2021… Here We GO! | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Man… Can you believe a new year is already upon on? It seems like yesterday we were ringing in the worst year on record – and here we are – 365 days later and it all seems to have happened in a blink of an eye. We don’t need to rehash the dumpster fire that…


Building an Investing Strategy for Beginners

Getting into the stock market is easier today than it’s ever been. So why do only half of Americans invest in it? Having a limited budget is a fully understandable reason. Not knowing where to begin is another. But to us, fear of the unknown may be the strongest factor keeping beginning investors from taking the…

Stock Trading Software

What Is the Best Stock Trading Software?

Online services have transformed every sector of commerce and services, and stock trading is no exception. With a vast number of online brokerages, stock screeners, software packages, and other financial tools available to anyone with a web browser, it’s never been easier for the general population to enter the stock market. Stock software comes in many…


The College Student’s Guide to Investing

Most college students, we’re willing to bet, put off “adulting” until they’re finished with their studies and their degrees are in hand. That’s understandable. A college education takes an enormous chunk of time and energy over multiple years. Setting up a financial structure seems like something that can wait until one gets their first 40-hour paycheck…


Are stock advisory services worth it?

“Seek advice on risk from the wealthy who still take risks, not friends who dare nothing more than a football bet.” – J. Paul Getty You can’t blame an everyday person for being skeptical about online investment advisors. When it comes to money, most of us are preconditioned to be protective about what we have…


What Goes Up… Must Come Down | From the Mind of the Gorilla

No, this isn’t a lesson in gravity… It’s not even a lesson in trading… It’s a lesson in the popularity of certain industries at certain times – and why no trend, no matter how strong it seems – can last forever. The pandemic may have forever changed the landscape of the markets – it’s showed…