Forget Trends in 2016 | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Wall Street moves in cycles… One year, commodities are the hot ticket. Regardless of whether it’s precious metals or oil – the next? It’s tech. Then it’s pharma. If you pay attention, you can follow which trend is heating up and which is cooling down – it doesn’t take “insider information” or anything like that–…

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The Stock Market Stalled Out | February 28th 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending February 28th, 2016 (The Stock Market Stalled Out 2-28-16) The good news this week was that the major indices held on to the gains we have seen following their lows from just over two weeks ago. The bad news was that even with the snap-back…

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Wake Up Wall Street! | From the Mind of the Gorilla

  Welcome to 2016… It’s time for Wall Street to come out of its winter hibernation, stretch it’s legs and go hunting for dinner. The only question is: are we going to be able eat? As of right now – all signs are pointing to “yes” – and while we may not be feasting at…

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Trading on Margin | Do You Need Gorilla Trades?

1) Imagine that six months from now, you are planning to purchase a new washer and dryer. The two machines together will cost $1,800. You have two options for financing the washer and dryer at a zero interest rate. Which option would you choose? A) Six monthly payments of $300 each during the six months…

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Broader Market Sees Big Gains | February 21st 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending February 21st, 2016 (Broader Market Sees Big Gains 2-21-16) Bulls had been hoping for a Friday lift to close out a strong week for the stock market, but we ended the session flat and mixed. It was still a very strong week for the stock…

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Wall Street’s Biggest Secret | From the Mind of the Gorilla

I’m about to let you in one of the best-kept secrets on Wall Street. The problem is, when I do, it may change the way you view investing going forward. So if you’re one of those “ignorance is bliss” people – do yourself a favor and stop reading now… Because once you understand this secret,…

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U.S. Banking Stocks Have Meltdown | February 14th 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending February 14th, 2016 (Fed Gets Green Light on Possible Rate Hike Week 2-14-16) It was a wild week for global financial markets, as oil plunged to a 13-year low, European and U.S. banking stocks melted down, and the major indices dipped below their late-August lows.…

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Sell EVERYTHING NOW! | Part 2 | From the Mind of the Gorilla

If you were to collect the brightest minds in the investing world together in one room and ask them to list the most important aspects to having success in the market – we’d get a plethora of answers… Underwriting, revenues, assets, industry, supply & demand would probably be high on every list. However… If you…

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Fed Gets Green Light on Possible Rate Hike | February 7th 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending February 7th, 2016 (Fed Gets Green Light on Possible Rate Hike Week 2-07-16) Friday’s stock market slide was disappointing for the bullish camp to say the least. The government’s jobs number for January fell short of the expected 180,000, but at 151,000, it still showed that…

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