A Global Plunge in Trade? | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on May 19th, 2019 (A Global Plunge in Trade? | State of the Stock Market 05-19-19) The major indices hit their lowest levels in six weeks on Monday, due to fears that the trade war with China could escalate further and trigger a global plunge…

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Deepest Correction of the Year | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on May 12th, 2019 (Deepest Correction of the Year | State of the Stock Market 05-12-19) Volatility skyrocketed this week on Wall Street, as the major indices experienced their deepest correction of the year. The volatile dip was caused by the renewed trade worries that…

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Bullish Trends Remain Intact | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on April 28th, 2019 (Bullish Trends Remain Intact | State of the Stock Market 04-28-19) While we had a very hectic week on Wall Street, as one would expect in the middle of earnings season, the underlying bullish trend remains clearly intact in stocks. The…

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Mixed Major Indices | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on April 21st, 2019 (Mixed Major Indices | State of the Stock Market 04-21-19) The major indices were mixed this week, as although the Nasdaq drifted higher and the Dow closed virtually unchanged, the S&P 500 lost some ground ahead of the holiday weekend. This…

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Political Turmoil and Mixed Economic Numbers | Gorilla Trades

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on April 7th, 2019 (Political Turmoil and Mixed Economic Numbers 04-07-19) Judging by the headlines, we had yet another week of political turmoil and mixed economic numbers, especially in Europe. Proving the risk-on shift in sentiment, investors seemingly ignored the continued Brexit chaos and the…

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Bullish Price Action | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on March 31th, 2019 (Bullish Price Action | State of the Stock Market 03-31-19) Although the major indices failed to make meaningful progress this week, seasoned investors would likely agree that in light of the negative catalysts and the turmoil in the bond market, the…

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Stocks Virtually Unchanged | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on March 24th, 2019 (Stocks Virtually Unchanged 03-24-19) The bull market proved its strength yet again this week, as although there were more than enough negative catalysts to cause turmoil in financial markets. Stocks, however, finished the week virtually unchanged. Most of the gains came…

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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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Major Indices Post Mixed Returns | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on February 10th, 2019 (Major Indices Post Mixed Returns 02-10-19) Although the first week of February was far from disastrous on Wall Street, it was still the worst week since December, with the major indices posting mixed returns. The week started out on a positive…

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