Giants On The Move | From the Mind of the Gorilla

    Over the past 30 years, has there been a bigger producer of wealth than technology?   The answer: yes – there has been. Fueling our world is more important than the luxuries that are within our world…   But besides the creation of energy – nothing has created more wealth than technology.  …

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | July 2, 2018

  July 2, 2018 The past few weeks were all about the divergences between the major indices, but last week, the tide turned, and the previously leading Nasdaq spiked lower together with the small-cap segment. The Chinese yuan’s plunge, which was the trigger of several corrections in recent years, sparked a flight to safety trend,…

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A Changing Of The Guard | From the Mind of the Gorilla

  We witnessed a rare occurrence this week.   It wasn’t the spotting of Haley’s Comet, a double rainbow, or a four-leafed clover…   It was the toppling of a giant.   The funny thing about giants is the fact that they leave a gaping hole whenever they leave the world – and this giant…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | June 25, 2018

  June 25, 2018 Wall Street is still the island of calm from a global perspective, as volatility remains low, growth stocks and small caps are performing admirably, and all of the major indices are in encouraging technical positions. That said, there are clear divergences between the best performing and the lagging segments domestically, while…

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Week Closes Mixed and Flat | June 24, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on June 24th, 2018 Week Closes Mixed and Flat 6-24-18) Tariffs and trade wars were once again in the picture on Friday as the EU and the U.S. focused on cars. The ongoing trade issues are relatively small in terms of the GDP, but they…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | June 18, 2018

  June 18, 2018 Wall Street saw one of the busiest weeks in recent memory, with crucial economic indicators, central bank meetings, and the historic Kim Dong Un-Trump summit all being on the “menu.” Despite the loaded schedule, volatility remained fairly low throughout the week, even taking Friday’s hectic session into account. The Fed delivered…

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Good Signs for Stock Market, Even Though Week Ends Lower | June 17th 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on June 17th, 2018 Good Signs for Stock Market, Even Though Week Ends Lower 6-17-18) Although the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 280 points at midday Friday, it later cut its losses and finished just 84 points lower. The “tariff wars” continued, and…

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Building Your Foundation On A Rock | From the Mind of the Gorilla

  What would our world be without celebrities?   Well, we’d have a lot less people making a lot of money, for what could be one of the easiest jobs in the world. Now, don’t get me wrong, I understand that it takes skill to do – but come on…   It’s not like blue-collar…

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