Market Closes Par for the Course| May 17th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending May 17, 2014 (Stock Market “Par for the Course” 5-17-14) Stocks managed to rally back from their morning and mid-day lows, and close Friday with all three of the major indices in the green. We may have seen small gains for the day on Friday,…

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Dow Reached All Time High | May 10th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending May 10, 2014 (Strengthening Economy 5-10-14) Stocks eked out a win on Friday as the Dow reached an all time high, and that had the bullish camp smiling. The S&P 500 is within 19 points of its all-time high, but the Nasdaq has its work…

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Strengthening Economy and Interest Rates | May 3rd 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending May 3, 2014 (Strengthening Economy 5-3-14) Stocks edged lower Friday, but they somehow ended higher for the week, as we saw the Dow rise about 1%. The Nasdaq was up 1.2%, while the S&P 500 gained about 1% as well. It was not a bad…

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Difficult Week for the Stock Market | April 26th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending April 26, 2014 (Difficult Week for the Stock Market 4-26-14) It was a strange and difficult week for the stock market, especially because of the turbulence in Ukraine. That whole drama is difficult to figure out, and it is weighing on the confidence of European…

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Solid Week For Bulls | April 19th 2014

State of the Stock Market for the Week Ending April 19, 2014 (Solid Week For Bulls in the Stock Market 4-12-14) It was a great week for stocks as we closed out Thursday mixed, but overall it was a solid week for bulls. The Dow and the Nasdaq were up 2.4% for the week, while…

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Fear Prevails in The Stock Market | April 12th 2014

State of the Stock Market for the Week Ending April 12, 2014 (Stock Market 4-12-14) Fear prevails in the stock market this week, as we closed out on a down note. The weekly numbers were not very good, as we saw the Dow off 2.4%, the S&P 500 off 2.7% and the Nasdaq down 3.1%…

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State of the Stock Market Week Ending 4-5-14

State of the Stock Market for the Week Ending April 5, 2014 (Stock Market 4-5-14) Stocks slipped on Friday, regardless of the “so-so” employment report that showed 192,000 new jobs created. That number fell short of the 200,000 jobs economists were expecting, and it drew the wind out of the stock market’s sails. Jobs growth…

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