September Kicked Off on a Lower Note | September 9th, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on September 9th, 2018 September Kicked Off on a Lower Note 9-9-18) September kicked off on a lower note on Wall Street, even as the major indices diverged substantially for the most part of the holiday-shortened week. The Nasdaq finished with steep losses, giving back…

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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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Bulls Close Out Week With A Win | July 8, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on July 8th, 2018 Bulls Close Out Week With A Win 7-8-18) Bulls closed out Friday with a solid win, which followed a strong jobs report that showed 213,000 new jobs. Economists were looking for 200,000 new non-farm jobs, and while the 213,000 for June…

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Week Closes Mixed and Flat | June 24, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on June 24th, 2018 Week Closes Mixed and Flat 6-24-18) Tariffs and trade wars were once again in the picture on Friday as the EU and the U.S. focused on cars. The ongoing trade issues are relatively small in terms of the GDP, but they…

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A Strange Week on Wall Street | May 27, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on May 27th, 2018 A Strange Week on Wall Street 5-27-18) It was a strange week on Wall Street as the recent rally stalled. Friday may have been flat and mixed, but for the week, the indices were still slightly positive. The Dow was up…

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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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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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