Stocks Have Most Volatile Week Since Mini-Crash | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on October 14th, 2018 (Stocks Have Most Volatile Week Since Mini-Crash 10-14-18)   Treasury yields were at the center of attention over the past week, as investors nervously watched the multi-year highs in interest rates across the curve, which already caused a dip in the…

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Sharp Rise in Treasury Yields | The State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on October 7th, 2018 (Sharp Rise in Treasury Yields 10-07-18)     When the Dow hit its all-time high on Tuesday, not many investors would have thought that the major indices would end the week in the red. However, later that day, Fed Chair Jerome…

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We Did It! | From the Mind of the Gorilla

    Congratulations! You’ve done it!! Despite naysayers, pundits and “experts” telling you that you weren’t responsible for it – the proof is the in the pudding – and it’s plain as day, clear as crystal… YOU are responsible for our economic turnaround. Yes… you. Us. We. We’re doing it. We’ve come out of one…

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Wall Street’s Best Quarter in 5 Years | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on September 30th, 2018 (Wall Street’s Best Quarter in 5 Years 9-30-18) Investors had a highly unusual week with regard to volume and volatility due to the Fed’s rate decision. The major indices finished mixed for the second week in a row, with only the…

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What’s Old Is New Again | From the Mind of the Gorilla

    There’s a new way of doing business…   It’s really not new.   Actually, it may be one of the oldest business practices there is – but seeing it being applied to 21st Century business gives it a sense of newness that makes it refreshing.   I keep expecting things to change in…

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All-Time Highs for the Dow and S&P 500 | September 23, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on September 23rd, 2018 The Stock Market Recovers From Last Week 9-23-18) Judging by the headlines concerning the escalating U.S.-China trade war, the “Treasury-massacre,” and the Syrian War, it should have been a disastrous week for stocks. But on the contrary, the Dow and S&P…

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The Stock Market Recovers From Last Week | September 16, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on September 16th, 2018 The Stock Market Recovers From Last Week 9-16-18) Stocks recovered well after kicking off September on a negative note, and the major indices are once again just below their all-time highs following last week’s healthy rally. The Dow led the market…

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Buy or Sell on Controversy? | From the Mind of the Gorilla

  Wow… What a week for one of the most recognizable brands on the planet, and current GorillaPick, Nike (NKE). After unveiling one of their most controversial marketing campaigns – rabid fans of the brand made their opinions heard on both sides of the line… However, the voices that spoke the loudest were those of…

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