Good Signs for Stock Market, Even Though Week Ends Lower | June 17th 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on June 17th, 2018 Good Signs for Stock Market, Even Though Week Ends Lower 6-17-18) Although the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 280 points at midday Friday, it later cut its losses and finished just 84 points lower. The “tariff wars” continued, and…

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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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Apple Helps Stock Market Close Out Week Fairly Strong | May 6th, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on May 5th, 2018 Apple Helps Stock Market Close Out Week Fairly Strong 5-6-18) It is always fun to learn what Warren Buffett is buying. He apparently bought 75 million shares of Apple (AAPL) during the first quarter, and for a man that initially would…

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Good Finish to Politically Charged Week | April 29, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on April 29, 2018 Good Finish to Politically Charged Week  4-29-18) It was an interesting week on Wall Street with good earnings and not so good earnings, but the stock market held up very well. For all of the worry about 3.0% interest rates for…

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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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A Stock Market Year for the Ages | December 24, 2017

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on December 24, 2017 (A Stock Market Year for the Ages 12-24-17) This is a stock market year for the ages. The Dow gained around 25% for the year, which is amazing given all of the confusion in Washington DC that we saw all year…

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