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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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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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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Wild Swings for December Last Week | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on December 9th, 2018 (Wild Swings for December Last Week 12-16-18) Financial markets remained unusually volatile for a December last week, with stocks, bonds, and currencies all experiencing wild swings amid the nervous environment. Equities had a mixed week, with a decisively bearish ending, as…

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Another Busy Week for Stocks | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on November 18th, 2018 (Another Bust Week for Stocks 11-18-18) Stocks had another busy week. Although the most important events of the month, the midterms and the Fed meeting were already behind us, the Brexit saga, the confusion regarding the trade tariffs, and some key…

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Hitting Multi-Month Lows | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on October 28th, 2018 (Hitting Multi-Month Lows 10-28-18)   It was a week of wild swings on Wall Street, with earnings season, the debate between Italy and the European Union, and the very active Treasury market all providing plenty of moves in the market. The…

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