Stock Market Flat to Close the Week | November 15th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending November 15th, 2014 (Stock Market Flat to Close the Week 11-15-14) The week played out on Friday with the same tune that it followed all week. Bulls were looking for a big win to close out the week, but instead we saw another flat close…

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Stock Market Goes Bungee-Jumping | November 8th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending November 9th, 2014 (Stock Market Goes Bungee-Jumping 11-09-14) After the bungee-jumping action we had in October that showed a roughly 10% decline and a subsequent 11% gain in the S&P 500, the first week of November felt rather dull. The U.S. election tipped in favor…

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Japan Gets Aggressive, US Hits Highs | November 1st 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending November 1st, 2014 (Japan Gets Aggressive, US Hits Highs 11-01-14) The harrowing downward spiral we witnessed a few weeks ago had most bullish investors more scared than the scariest Halloween movies. The market had broken down in mid-month, and at its low, the S&P 500…

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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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