Chicken Little Syndrome | From the Mind of the Gorilla

  Are you freaking out? There are people out there that are having conniption fits over what happened with one of the world’s most famous (or infamous) stocks – Facebook (FB). In ONE day of trading, Facebook lost $120 billion in value… That. Is. Crazy. And people are freaking out. Now, I totally understand why;…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | July 30, 2018

    July 30, 2018 The major indices had a mixed week, although bulls were glad to see the Dow and the S&P 500 finally fully recover from the February mini-crash. The Nasdaq and small caps lagged behind for the second week in a row. The major indices had a mixed week, as although bulls…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | July 23, 2018

  July 23, 2018 While the headlines were all about the President’s controversial Helsinki meeting with Putin last week, investors were more focused on Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s slightly hawkish testimony and corporate earnings. The major indices had a quiet summer week as far as price action is concerned, although there was considerable excitement on…

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Real Solution to a Big Problem | from the Mind of the Gorilla

    Let’s talk about something that seems to be an uncomfortable subject among many investors – but is steadily becoming one of the most promising markets to come around in decades…   Marijuana.   Now, I understand we’ve talked about “pot stocks” before – however, we’ve only really touched on how big the profits…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | July 16, 2018

  July 16, 2018 Bulls scored another victory last week, despite a mid-week dip, as the major indices finished firmly in the green amid the re-surfacing trade war fears. Trading volume is consistent with the usual summer lull, but in spite of the reduced activity, a clearly positive trend dominated Wall Street for the second…

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Nasdaq Hits All-Time High Again, Earnings Season Underway | July 15, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on July 15th, 2018 Nasdaq Hits All-Time High Again, Earnings Season Underway 7-15-18) Bulls were thrilled on Friday to see the Nasdaq hit another all-time high. The major indices are looking good, but it was a definite positive to see the broader market slightly higher…

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What Do You Consider “Success?” | From the Mind of the Gorilla

  Elon Musk is an amazing innovator… One of the internet’s most famous billionaires, Elon Musk may have made himself as one of the founders of PayPal (PYPL)– but it’s what he’s done after selling the dotcom giant that has made him one of the world’s most recognizable names. Tesla cars, SpaceX, the LA underground…

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