The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | October 24, 2016

The major indices followed the bullish scenario so far, as the technical correction continued to unfold in a rather quiet manner. The Gorilla didn’t notice the signs of a major breakdown in the market. Stocks bounced higher off their previous lows in a choppy environment, led by the Nasdaq once again. Traders had a relatively…

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The Biggest Profit Play Of The Next 100 Years?! | From the Mind of the Gorilla

As an investor, it’s important to read between the lines… Some stories aren’t just stories – they’re advanced profit notifications. Today’s advanced profit notification comes from the land of entrepreneurs. I’m talking about the men and women that put their own money into a dream – sometimes that dream is to make money – other…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | October 17, 2016

The major indices headed lower last week, following the internal weakness that the Gorilla noticed in recent weeks. The short-term correction has been fairly muted so far, as most stocks remained above their September lows, and volatility also remained tame. The British pound continued to be the center of attention, as the extreme moves by…

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To Raise Or Not To Raise? | October 16th 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending October 16, 2016 (To Raise Or Not To Raise? 10-16-16) Several of the big banks topped lower earnings estimates Friday morning, which allowed investors to breathe a big sigh of relief. We did see a late-day selloff on Friday, however, and the major indices closed out…

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The Biggest Little Boom | From the Mind of the Gorilla

I was on a flight recently and experienced something I never have before… During the obligatory niceties the flight attendant is required to make before take off, there was something different added to that day’s intercom monologue. You see, after giving instructions as to where the exits are or how to put on an oxygen…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | October 10, 2016

In the last two weeks, stocks settled back to trade in the same narrow range that they spent almost two months during the summer. Worries regarding the health of the European financial system made headlines once again, as Deutsche Bank (DB) continues to struggle, sparking fears of “global contagion.” The British pound “flash-crashed” on Thursday…

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Feds’ Hands Tied with Negative October Start | October 9, 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending October 9, 2016 (Feds’ Hands Tied with Negative October Start 10-9-16) We are in October, and we all know that October can be a tough month for the stock market. The Lehman-led meltdown from eight years ago remains on investors’ minds, and the recent problems…

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Blood In The Water | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Man… what a time to be in tech, huh? So many buyouts happening that it’s almost hard to keep track of which company is buying which! Blood is definitely in the water… And it’s only a matter of time till the circling sharks start moving in for the kill. For the savvy investor – now…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | October 3, 2016

Stocks experienced a mixed and ultimately slightly negative week, as the major indices traded without a clear direction, despite the encouraging underlying trend in the vast majority of the market. The election cycle entered its final stretch with the first Presidential debate on Monday. The positive reaction to Mrs. Clinton’s comfortable performance was the first…

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