The Largest Pullback of the Year | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on March 17th, 2019 (The Largest Pullback of the Year 03-17-19) The major indices stormed back this week following the largest pullback of the year thus far, and although the troubles of Boeing (BA) weighed heavily on the Dow, the Nasdaq and the S&P 500…

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Stocks Entered Deepest Correction | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on March 10th, 2019 (Stocks Entered Deepest Correction 03-10-19) Stocks entered their deepest correction of the year this week, and the fact that a 3% dip qualifies for that shows just how strong the advance of the past two months was. The recent relative weakness…

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A Choppy and Eventful Week on Wall Street | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on March 3rd, 2019 (A Choppy and Eventful Week on Wall Street 03-03-19) We had a choppy and eventful week on Wall Street, and although stocks had plenty of opportunities to move lower in light of the negative catalysts, the market showed impressive resilience. The…

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Narrow Range for Stocks | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on February 24th, 2019 (Narrow Range for Stocks 02-24-19) This week, stocks traded in the narrowest range since the beginning of the deep correction in October on Wall Street, and the major indices closed just below their multi-month highs on Friday. This took place despite…

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The Busiest Week on Wall Street | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on February 3rd, 2019 (The Busiest Week on Wall Street 02-03-19) We had the busiest week of the year, so far, on Wall Street, with the Fed’s monetary meeting, a slew of key earnings reports, and several crucial economic indicators providing catalysts throughout the week.…

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An Overall Bullish Week | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on January 27th, 2019 (An Overall Bullish Week 01-27-19) While the holiday-shortened week was packed with negative headlines, mixed economic numbers, and the stock market was ripe for a correction following the post-Christmas surge. The longest government shutdown in history (which finally ended on Friday),…

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Bears and Bulls | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on January 20th, 2019 (Bears and Bulls 01-20-19) So far, 2019 hasn’t been kind to bears, as after three weeks of trading, we still have only had two negative days on Wall Street, and this week, the major indices closed higher in four out of…

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Stocks Break 5-Day Winning Streak | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on January 13th, 2019 (Stocks Break 5-Day Winning Streak in 2019 01-13-19) While stocks broke a 5-day winning streak on Friday, the major indices all finished the week with significant gains, and now a large part of the December rout has been erased. While it’s…

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Twists and Turns in 2019 | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on January 6th, 2019 (Twists and Turns in 2019 01-06-19) Despite the fact that we had a holiday-shortened week, we saw a lot of twists and turns in just the first three trading days of 2019. Investor sentiment reached panicky levels due to the worst…

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