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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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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How A Former Broker Made The Transition To Successful Entrepreneur

Founder Ken Berman launched Gorilla Trades while working full-time as a stockbroker on Wall Street. Like most founders, he wasn’t sure the business could develop trust with investors, hedge funds or institutions. Since then, his investing system has identified countless winners, with thousands of new subscribers in the past two decades. In this interview, Berman…

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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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Stock Market Looking Forward To Summer Months | May 13, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on May 13th, 2018 Stock Market Looking Forward To Summer Months 5-13-18) Stocks closed out the week with five straight wins, as the Dow rose 2.3%, the Nasdaq rose 2.7% and the S&P 500 lifted by 2.4%. The Volatility Index (VIX) pulled back toward 13,…

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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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Overall Tough Quarter for the Stock Market | April 1st 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on April 1, 2018 Potential Trade War has Investors Nervous 4-1-18) Stocks cruised into the holiday weekend higher, and Thursday brought us some moderate gains. It was a decent week overall, though, as we saw the Dow rise 2.4%, the Nasdaq gain 1.0%, and the…

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