Science-Fiction Becoming Science FACT | From the Mind of the Gorilla

We’re about to take a big step down the proverbial rabbit hole – I hope you’re prepared… What’s your take on evolution? People come from two camps, for the most part… They either believe that through the ages, man evolved from single-celled organisms or that a Supreme Being created this world, along with mankind and…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | August 15th, 2016

Traders might have felt strange last week, as the price action in the stock market closely resembled quiet Christmas week trading. The major indices traded in a less than 1% wide range throughout the week, as most investors were probably more interested in the Olympics than financial markets. The Gorilla thinks that bulls should be…

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Bulls Let Down With The Week’s Outcome | August 14th 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending August 14th, 2016 (Bulls Let Down With The Week’s Outcome 8-14-16) Bulls were hoping for a blockbuster upside win yesterday that would have closed us out at all-time highs for the week, but that was not to be the case. Retail sales for July came…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | August 8th, 2016

Stocks continued to trade sideways before Friday’s session last week, as economic numbers were mixed and worries about the European banking system continued to weigh heavily on financials and the broader market. Despite these woes, the major indices finished the week on a very positive note, as the non-farm payrolls release beat expectations yet again…

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New Jobs Number Starts the Weekend Positively | August 7, 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending August 7th, 2016 (New Jobs Number Starts the Weekend Positively 8-7-16) The ADP private jobs number for July came in at 179,000 new jobs on Wednesday versus June’s 176,000, and that set a positive tone as we awaited the government’s numbers on Friday. The stock…

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Wall Street’s Feeding Frenzy | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Have you been paying attention to the financial news lately? Or more to the point… Have you noticed one of the words being used a lot lately? I mean… other than any words dealing with the election? If there’s one word I’ve been hearing almost as much as “poll”, “Trump” or “Hillary” – it would…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | August 1st, 2016

The change in leadership continued on Wall Street last week, as the Nasdaq outperformed the other major indices, with the help of several better-than-expected earnings reports from prominent tech names. Facebook (FB), Alphabet (GOOG), and Apple (AAPL), probably the three most successful tech firms currently, all beat expectations, propelling the Nasdaq to a new all-time…

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July Ends on an Interesting Note| July 31st, 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending July 31st, 2016 (July Ends on an Interesting Note 7-31-16) Stocks closed out July on a mixed and quiet note, but overall, the month had the bullish camp smiling widely. The week was fairly flat, but for the month, the major indices hit a home…

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The Next Black Gold | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Alternative energy… The majority of experts, pundits and regular folk alike seem to agree that something has to change – they’ve been on us for years now about the necessity of finding safe and clean alternatives to today’s fossil fuels. The biggest hurdle? $$$. Dinero. Greenbacks. Moola. Dough. Money is the biggest problem alternative fuels…

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