After Six Years, Bears Cheer Market Meltdown | October 25th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending October 25th, 2014 (After Six Years, Bears Cheer Market Meltdown 10-25-14) What a couple of weeks it has been for both the bulls and the bears. The bears have been waiting for six years for a market meltdown, and the stock market came close to…

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Big Week for the Bearish Camp | October 18th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending October 18th, 2014 (The Stock Market Saw Goblins This Week  10-18-14) Stocks closed out Friday on an up note, after a week of enough thrills and chills to strike fear in the hearts of even the most ghoulish of ghouls. It was a big week…

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The Stock Market Saw Goblins This Week | October 11th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending October 11th, 2014 (The Stock Market Saw Goblins This Week  10-11-14) In staying with the Halloween theme, the stock market saw more than its fair share of goblins this week, and while the bulls were looking for a strong upside close on Friday, they were…

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The Bullish Vibe Is Back | October 4th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending October 4th, 2014 (The Bullish Vibe Is Back 10-04-14) Bulls were heading into the weekend needing a win, and that was exactly what happened Friday, as the employment report was impressive enough to get the bull market off the floor and take it higher. The 200-plus-point rally…

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Stock Market Bulls Look For Bounce | September 28th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending September 28th, 2014 (The Current Stock Market is Flat and Mixed 9-28-14) Bulls were looking for a bounce following Thursday’s big draw down, and that is exactly what we saw to close out the week on a positive note. Friday was a big relief for…

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The Current Stock Market is Flat and Mixed | September 20th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending September 20th, 2014 (The Current Stock Market is Flat and Mixed 9-20-14) Flat and mixed has been the theme for September, and that was exactly how the stock market closed out the week. The Dow and the S&P 500 did touch new highs, and the…

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Bulls Hoped For Late Session Bounce | September 13th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending September 13th, 2014 (Bulls Hoped For Late Session Bounce 9-13-14) Bulls were hoping for a late-session bounce on Friday that might have at least pushed the S&P 500 back above 2,000 or prevented the Dow from closing below 17,000, but that sort of performance was…

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Bulls Get a Win This Week | September 6th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending September 6th, 2014 (Bulls Get a Win This Week 9-6-14) Bulls were looking for a win on Friday to close out the week, and that was exactly what we saw. Having the S&P 500 close out the first trading week of September at an all-time…

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Labor Day Weekend Update | August 30th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending August 30th, 2014 (Janet Yellen Surprises None in Jackson Hole 8-30-14) Bulls had wanted to head into Labor Day weekend with the S&P 500 at a record high, and while we did not top Tuesday’s intraday high of 2,005, we did see a rally in…

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Janet Yellen Surprises None in Jackson Hole | August 23rd 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending August 23rd, 2014 (Janet Yellen Surprises None in Jackson Hole 8-23-14) The anticipation that a “dovish” speech from Janet Yellen in Jackson Hole would somehow send stocks soaring into the close did not exactly play out on Friday. Bulls were looking for a “game on”…

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