Market Outlook

stock market outlook and predictionsPredicting the future is no easy task but our experts still do their best to predict the future of the market. By analyzing historical trends and current data, our experts offer their outlook on the market and the various impacts a specific event might have.

Whether it is a new IPO or a newly offered dividend, our experts identify factors that could shape the future of the economy and give advice on how to take advantage of each situation.

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The Best Offense in This Market is Still a Good Defense

Thursday's big rally was not enough to turn the downward trend in stocks. Read Article

Gold Is a Golden Investment Again (GLD)

Devalued currencies and falling oil prices are creating a renewed luster in gold prices and the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD). Read Article

The Super Bowl Indicator in Terms of Seahawks vs. Patriots

Since there’s no real connection between the stock market and professional football, the Super Bowl Indicator is nothing more than a coincidence. Read Article

Small Caps Hold Up as Blue Chips Take a Dive

The impact of a strong U.S. dollar took its toll on large-cap indices. Read Article

Boom Goes the Blue Chips!

Microsoft (MSFT), Procter & Gamble (PG) and Caterpillar (CAT) all take a shellacking on a poor, poor day for earnings. Read Article

White House Crash Could Set Drones Back

Drones pose a big market opportunity -- but the lack of rules governing UAVs raise safety, security and privacy concerns. Read Article

4 Encouraging Signs for the U.S. Economy

Sift through the barrage of economic data out there and determine what this will mean for your stocks. Read Article

Watch Earnings, Quantitative Easing Boost the Market

The sweet spot of the market is shifting to the mid-cap stocks arena, to domestic companies, especially those that pay fat dividends. Read Article

10 Signs the Housing Market Will Keep Booming in 2015

Homebuilder stocks have lagged lately, but data points show a big lift in store for the housing market in 2015. Read Article

Wait for a Genuine Breakout to Buy

It is unlikely the market will make meaningful new highs without a pickup in volume and breadth. Read Article

Wall Street’s 5 Biggest Villains

From CEOs without a clue to excessive greed at the expense of employees, these are Wall Street's 5 biggest villains. Read Article

Market Fails to Penetrate Important Resistance

Stocks must attract enough buyers to break the major indices from their current lethargy. Read Article

Let the Bull Do His Work

If you're invested in strong stocks or equity funds, this is a time to sit back, relax as best you can -- and let the bull do his work. Read Article

3 Reasons to Sit This Market Out

Despite the rebound that we've seen in the past week, it's time to sit out the current market. Here are three reasons why. Read Article

Will Central Banks Stimulate the Global Economy?

We’ve got a ways to go before we’re out of the woods as a global economy, but stock prices are poised to continue their bullish ascent in the meantime. Read Article

Oil Prices Will Firm Up With Seasonal Demand

When springtime comes, demand will go up, and then we'll see where the high-end oil prices will go. Read Article

Thursday’s Rally Could be a Bull Trap

A non-confirmation by mid and small caps is a negative signal. Read Article

2015′s Stock Market Graveyard: 3 Stocks Nearing Bankruptcy

The new year is young, but 2015 bankruptcies have already rattled the stock market. Here's a gander at the corporate graveyard thus far. Read Article

3 Reasons China’s Stock Market Will Crash in 2015

From a tenuous housing market to high stock valuations and more, China's run is done. These three factors will send China's stock market spiraling lower. Read Article

If Europe Disappoints, Look Out Below

The market has already discounted a 50 billion euro monthly bond-buying program. Read Article