The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | October 31, 2016

The stock market had a mixed and volatile week, as the earnings season reached its peak, causing significant moves in several crucial stocks, including Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN), Exxon (XOM), and Google parent Alphabet (GOOG). The major indices provided mixed signals for traders, as the Nasdaq even hit a new bull market high on Monday,…

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October Ends with Another Round of Madness | October 30, 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending October 30, 2016 (October Ends with Another Round of Madness 10-30-16) Just when we were gearing up for the end of the contentious election that takes place on November 8th, there was yet another round of madness about Hillary Clinton’s emails on Friday that raised more…

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The New War IGNITED! | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Do you remember the 80’s? The Age of Excess… The Age of Reaganomics, The Cold War and economic prosperity? These were some of the most important events and happenings of the decade that came to define America – but there was another big war in the 80’s that is still shaping our country… A war…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | October 24, 2016

The major indices followed the bullish scenario so far, as the technical correction continued to unfold in a rather quiet manner. The Gorilla didn’t notice the signs of a major breakdown in the market. Stocks bounced higher off their previous lows in a choppy environment, led by the Nasdaq once again. Traders had a relatively…

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The Biggest Profit Play Of The Next 100 Years?! | From the Mind of the Gorilla

As an investor, it’s important to read between the lines… Some stories aren’t just stories – they’re advanced profit notifications. Today’s advanced profit notification comes from the land of entrepreneurs. I’m talking about the men and women that put their own money into a dream – sometimes that dream is to make money – other…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | October 17, 2016

The major indices headed lower last week, following the internal weakness that the Gorilla noticed in recent weeks. The short-term correction has been fairly muted so far, as most stocks remained above their September lows, and volatility also remained tame. The British pound continued to be the center of attention, as the extreme moves by…

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To Raise Or Not To Raise? | October 16th 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending October 16, 2016 (To Raise Or Not To Raise? 10-16-16) Several of the big banks topped lower earnings estimates Friday morning, which allowed investors to breathe a big sigh of relief. We did see a late-day selloff on Friday, however, and the major indices closed out…

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The Biggest Little Boom | From the Mind of the Gorilla

I was on a flight recently and experienced something I never have before… During the obligatory niceties the flight attendant is required to make before take off, there was something different added to that day’s intercom monologue. You see, after giving instructions as to where the exits are or how to put on an oxygen…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | October 10, 2016

In the last two weeks, stocks settled back to trade in the same narrow range that they spent almost two months during the summer. Worries regarding the health of the European financial system made headlines once again, as Deutsche Bank (DB) continues to struggle, sparking fears of “global contagion.” The British pound “flash-crashed” on Thursday…

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