Red-Bar-Green-Bar-Madness | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on October 21st, 2018 (Red-Bar-Green-Bar-Madness 10-21-18)   Volatility reigned supreme on Wall Street for the second week in a row, as stocks entered what traders often refer to as “red-bar-green-bar-madness“ due to the sharp reversals on a daily basis. It was a tumultuous week for…

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Stocks Have Most Volatile Week Since Mini-Crash | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on October 14th, 2018 (Stocks Have Most Volatile Week Since Mini-Crash 10-14-18)   Treasury yields were at the center of attention over the past week, as investors nervously watched the multi-year highs in interest rates across the curve, which already caused a dip in the…

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Sharp Rise in Treasury Yields | The State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on October 7th, 2018 (Sharp Rise in Treasury Yields 10-07-18)     When the Dow hit its all-time high on Tuesday, not many investors would have thought that the major indices would end the week in the red. However, later that day, Fed Chair Jerome…

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Wall Street’s Best Quarter in 5 Years | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on September 30th, 2018 (Wall Street’s Best Quarter in 5 Years 9-30-18) Investors had a highly unusual week with regard to volume and volatility due to the Fed’s rate decision. The major indices finished mixed for the second week in a row, with only the…

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All-Time Highs for the Dow and S&P 500 | September 23, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on September 23rd, 2018 The Stock Market Recovers From Last Week 9-23-18) Judging by the headlines concerning the escalating U.S.-China trade war, the “Treasury-massacre,” and the Syrian War, it should have been a disastrous week for stocks. But on the contrary, the Dow and S&P…

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The Stock Market Recovers From Last Week | September 16, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on September 16th, 2018 The Stock Market Recovers From Last Week 9-16-18) Stocks recovered well after kicking off September on a negative note, and the major indices are once again just below their all-time highs following last week’s healthy rally. The Dow led the market…

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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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Reaching Record Heights | September 2, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on September 2nd, 2018 Even With Ups and Downs, Week Ends on Positive Note 9-2-18) The past week will likely go down in history for several reasons, although the major indices didn’t cover much ground. The longest bull market in U.S. history reached record heights…

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Even With Ups and Downs, Week Ends on Positive Note | August 26th, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on August 26th, 2018 Even With Ups and Downs, Week Ends on Positive Note 8-26-18) While trading activity was light throughout the past week, and the major indices had their ups-and-downs, the week ended on a positive note. The rally was especially impressive in light…

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