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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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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Market Closes Week Out with Win, As June Begins | June 3rd, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on June 3rd, 2018 Market Closes Week Out with Win, As June Begins 6-3-18) Tariff worries and Italian elections may have weighed on the stock market this week, but the government jobs report helped the stock market close out the week with an impressive win.…

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After Long Week, Major Indices End Not That Bad | May 20th, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on May 20th, 2018 After Long Week, Major Indices End Not That Bad 5-20-18) It was a tough week for the stock market, but it turned out fairly well. We saw some solid economic numbers, and after a long week, the major indices ended with…

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Good Finish to Politically Charged Week | April 29, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on April 29, 2018 Good Finish to Politically Charged Week  4-29-18) It was an interesting week on Wall Street with good earnings and not so good earnings, but the stock market held up very well. For all of the worry about 3.0% interest rates for…

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Potential Trade War has Investors Nervous | March 25th, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on March 25, 2018 Potential Trade War has Investors Nervous 3-25-18) The last thing investors wanted to see this week was an escalation in what we are now calling a potential “trade” or “tariff” war with China. It is still fairly contained, but it is…

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Jobs Report Fires Up Friday’s Market | March 11th, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on March 11, 2018 Jobs Report Fires Up Friday’s Market 3-11-18) What a week it was on Wall Street! What fired up the stock market on Friday was an extremely strong jobs report. It showed that 313,000 new jobs were created in February, which topped…

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