The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | November 14, 2016

  Traders experienced one of the most volatile overnight markets in recent years last week, between Tuesday and Wednesday, as the surprising results of the Presidential election started coming in. The initial panic turned into a healthy bounce on Wall Street, as investors realized that the world would probably not end, no matter who the…

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What The Frack Is Going On? | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Ooooooo, is fracking a hot button issue right now or what? Have you been reading the headlines? Fracking Causing Earthquakes! Over 200 Groups Demand EPA Review Fracking Practices And that’s just here in the good ol’ US of A! Britain is going through turmoil over this controversial oil extraction process as well, as the UK’s…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | November 7, 2016

  Wall Street has now experienced the longest negative spell in nearly 36 years, with nine consecutive declining days for the S&P 500, despite the encouraging intraday bounce on Friday. The Gorilla still thinks that the price action is consistent with an orderly correction, despite the 4-month lows registered by some of the major indices.…

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The Economic Ruination of America | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Are you “red” or “blue”? Democrat or Republican? Or other? Are you pulling for Hillary? Or are you supporting Trump? If you ask one side what would happen if the other side wins the election – you’d think that the utter ruination of our great nation is on the horizon. Racism, socialism, sexism, national security…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | October 31, 2016

The stock market had a mixed and volatile week, as the earnings season reached its peak, causing significant moves in several crucial stocks, including Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN), Exxon (XOM), and Google parent Alphabet (GOOG). The major indices provided mixed signals for traders, as the Nasdaq even hit a new bull market high on Monday,…

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October Ends with Another Round of Madness | October 30, 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending October 30, 2016 (October Ends with Another Round of Madness 10-30-16) Just when we were gearing up for the end of the contentious election that takes place on November 8th, there was yet another round of madness about Hillary Clinton’s emails on Friday that raised more…

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The New War IGNITED! | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Do you remember the 80’s? The Age of Excess… The Age of Reaganomics, The Cold War and economic prosperity? These were some of the most important events and happenings of the decade that came to define America – but there was another big war in the 80’s that is still shaping our country… A war…

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