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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Strong Economy At Home But Uncertainties Abroad | June 9, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on June 9th, 2018 Strong Economy At Home But Uncertainties Abroad 6-9-18) The stock market began Friday to the downside, as there were concerns that the G-7 meeting could lead to trouble. Recent saber rattling about trade, tariffs, and NAFTA had some strategists worried things…

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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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Challenging Week for Stock Market | March 4th 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on March 4, 2018¬†Challenging Week for Stock Market 3-4-18) After an early session selloff, the stock market managed to rally back for a mixed close on Friday. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 were positive for the day, but the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished lower…

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One of the Toughest Weeks Ends Somewhat Positive | February 11, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on February 11, 2018 One of the Toughest Weeks Ends Somewhat Positive 2-11-18) This was one of the toughest weeks we have seen for the stock market in a long time. The 1,000-point daily declines in the Dow Jones Industrial Average have a way of…

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