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.

Make better investment decisions with our stock market predictions.


Boring Stocks May be the Way to Go

While few techs appear to be good buys, there are some excellent prospects elsewhere. Read Article

Time to Play Defense

The Dow will most likely test its 50-day moving average. Read Article

Where to Invest With the Nasdaq Over 5K

The Nasdaq has matured since the last time the Nasdaq reached above 5,000 in 1999, and there is still room to grow. One industry will push the Nasdaq to higher highs, and two regions present attractive investing opportunities. Read Article

What to Expect From Gold After Its Bottom

Investors starting in the gold market now will be quite happy because they are starting at a bottom. However, those who have been invested in gold for many years have a lot of lost ground to recover. Read Article

4 Reasons the Nasdaq 5K Won’t Last

The financial media echo chamber is reverberating with calls about how the Nasdaq Composite is ready to build on its high of 5,000 it achieved this week. Don't believe the hype. Read Article

Why Offshore Energy Stocks Still Aren’t a Buy

Offshore energy stocks such as Transcoean and Diamond Offshore are well off of their highs, but the risks remain high. Read Article

8 Reports Indicating the Health of the U.S. Economy

The low interest rate environment is set to persist for the foreseeable future as pockets within the U.S. economy that remain weak, namely housing and wage growth. Read Article

Stay Nimble in This Overbought Market

Pay attention to Bollinger Bands to time short-term trades. Read Article

Janet Yellen – Last Week’s Economic News Highlight

The highlight of last week belonged to Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, who continues to try to protect the Fed's flexibility when it comes to the timing of a change in policy. Read Article

Nasdaq Hits 5,000, Should You Buy?

The Nasdaq ran to a 15-year high while the other indices inch ahead. Read Article

Warren Buffett Says a Successor Has Been Picked

Warren Buffett said his successor has been anointed and reaffirmed his beliefs and guiding principles in his annual letter to shareholders. Read Article

FCC’s Net Neutrality Ruling Is Immaterial to ISP Stocks

Net neutrality is a win for content providers and consumers, a loss for cable companies and telcos, and a non-starter for investors. Read Article

Where Are Oil Prices Going Next?

In 2015, oil and gas will be characterized by extreme volatility. So, it will not be for the faint of heart in the short term. Read Article

Forget Nasdaq 5,000, Watch These Numbers Instead

Despite the obsession with the round number, there are others with more technical significance. Read Article

2 Asian Funds to Buy Now

The geopolitical tension caused by Greece provides opportunities for bargains, while the Pacific Basin -- which is currently importing, not exporting, commodities such as oil -- is hot for investment opportunities. Read Article

Market Inches to New Highs on Minuscule Volume

Investors are in "risk-on" mode... at least those who are actually trading. Read Article

Where Do U.S. Stocks and Bonds Stand?

Despite the Fed's waffling, bonds could still get a reprieve from the impact of regular rate hikes, and stocks will benefit from the fact that the interest rate environment remains very, very "constructive," meaning stocks are a good buy. Read Article

What to Do in an Abnormally Inactive Market

It may be worthwhile to study the possible impact of other markets on stock prices. Read Article