To Boldly Go…To The Junk Yard | From the Mind of the Gorilla

  Don’t you hate when your house is a mess? I know that’s a weird way to start a financial conversation, but if you bear with me – I promise, there’s a point. Now, back to the mess. We always try to keep our personal space clean (well, most of us) – and that’s because…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | February 27, 2017

  Wall Street registered yet another positive week (its fifth in a row), as the major indices continued to set record highs in the first half of the period. Growing political fears regarding the coming French and German elections dominated headlines, but the slightly gloomy sentiment wasn’t enough to stop the “roaring bull.” It was…

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Stock Market Continues to Climb Even Higher | February 26, 2017

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending February 26th, 2017 (Stock Market Continues to Climb Even Higher 2-26-17) Friday’s action in the stock market was interesting to say the least. In the final minutes of trading, the Dow and the market in general, spiked enough to present the Dow Jones Industrial Average with…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | February 21, 2017

Stocks seemed unstoppable in the first half of the past week, as the major indices continued their uninterrupted advance to historic highs. The last couple of days of the week saw a shallow correction on Wall Street, but the technical damage is limited, despite the slightly alarming weakness in small caps. The new POTUS had…

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Investors Remain Optimistic | February 19th 2017

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending February 19th, 2017 (Investors Remain Optimistic 2-19-17) Friday started off slow for the stock market, and the bulls were hoping for a late-day lift that would close out the week on a positive note. That is what happened, and the stock market ended with the major…

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The Trump Effect | From the Mind of the Gorilla

YES!!!   I’m going to state this right here as boldly as I can:   President Trump may be the best President for investors since Ronald Reagan!   There… I said it. Now, before my left leaning readers begin to vilify me and try to burn me at the stake – give me a chance…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | February 13, 2017

Wall Street registered yet another encouraging week after a brief correction, as the major indices continued their relentless rally. Technology stocks were the strongest once again, as the Nasdaq completed a “clean sweep,” with five bullish sessions in a row. Donald Trump remained in the spotlight, as he hinted on an upcoming tax reform, which…

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Market Finds Direction With End of the Week Boost | February 12, 2017

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending February 12th, 2017 (Market Finds Direction With End of the Week Boost 2-12-17) Investors had been frustrated for the past few weeks, as the major indices traded flat, quiet and mixed while the stock market looked for direction. This week looked as though we would see more…

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Electric Dreams, Mechanical Reality | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Have you watched the new HBO show – Westworld? It’s incredible…   Based off the 1973 film of the same name, Westworld is about a theme park of sorts, where the rich go to live out their fantasies, but instead of interacting with people – Westworld is populated by robots.   It’s getting rave reviews,…

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