The “Sunk Cost” Effect | Do You Need Gorilla Trades?

  1) Your family has tickets to a basketball game, which you have been looking forward to for a very long time. The tickets are worth $100. However, on the day of the game, a big snowstorm hits their area. Although you can still go to the game, the snowstorm will cause a hassle that…

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Employment Numbers Skyrocket | March 6th 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending March 6th, 2016 (The Stock Market Stalled Out 3-06-16) Just as the bulls had hoped, we saw a solid upside finish on Friday that left the Dow above 17,000 and the S&P 500 a decimal below 2,000. It was a positive end to a tough week…

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Forget Trends in 2016 | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Wall Street moves in cycles… One year, commodities are the hot ticket. Regardless of whether it’s precious metals or oil – the next? It’s tech. Then it’s pharma. If you pay attention, you can follow which trend is heating up and which is cooling down – it doesn’t take “insider information” or anything like that–…

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The Stock Market Stalled Out | February 28th 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending February 28th, 2016 (The Stock Market Stalled Out 2-28-16) The good news this week was that the major indices held on to the gains we have seen following their lows from just over two weeks ago. The bad news was that even with the snap-back…

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Wake Up Wall Street! | From the Mind of the Gorilla

  Welcome to 2016… It’s time for Wall Street to come out of its winter hibernation, stretch it’s legs and go hunting for dinner. The only question is: are we going to be able eat? As of right now – all signs are pointing to “yes” – and while we may not be feasting at…

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Trading on Margin | Do You Need Gorilla Trades?

1) Imagine that six months from now, you are planning to purchase a new washer and dryer. The two machines together will cost $1,800. You have two options for financing the washer and dryer at a zero interest rate. Which option would you choose? A) Six monthly payments of $300 each during the six months…

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Broader Market Sees Big Gains | February 21st 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending February 21st, 2016 (Broader Market Sees Big Gains 2-21-16) Bulls had been hoping for a Friday lift to close out a strong week for the stock market, but we ended the session flat and mixed. It was still a very strong week for the stock…

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Wall Street’s Biggest Secret | From the Mind of the Gorilla

I’m about to let you in one of the best-kept secrets on Wall Street. The problem is, when I do, it may change the way you view investing going forward. So if you’re one of those “ignorance is bliss” people – do yourself a favor and stop reading now… Because once you understand this secret,…

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