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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Be Alert for a Major Change in Trend

The Dow Jones Transportation Average should eventually reveal the ultimate direction of the market. Read Article

3 Reports Indicating Slow Economic Recovery

Almost every day a major government agency or private organization releases new information covering the status of some pocket of the economy. Read Article

Why a Stock Market Correction Is Coming in 2015

We're long, long overdue for a stock market correction. And the wait is nearly over. Prepare your portfolio for a 10% pullback -- at least. Read Article

Focus on Fundamentals More Than Ever

The U.S. dollar continues to hurt the top and bottom lines of most multi-international companies -- and Alcoa is just the first of many that will disappoint in the coming weeks. Read Article

Will the Economy Continue to Stall?

The service economy is still expanding but not quickly, and in some respects, it's barely moving forward. Only the employment gauge improved and not by much. Read Article

Market Too Murky to Predict

With so many imponderables, it's hard to forecast which way stocks will break. Read Article

GE Capital Overshadows Apple Watch, Fed Statement

Major American conglomerate General Electric Company's (NYSE:GE) announcement of a massive restructuring of its financial business, GE Capital. Read Article

Don’t Ignore This Screaming Buy Signal for Oil Stocks

Rig counts have continued to decline and may have finally hit an inflection point. That's bullish news for oil stocks. Read Article

2 Top Sectors for Bullish Trades Now

Here are two sector indexes that are giving bullish signals now and some individual stock plays to consider for each. Read Article

No Runs, No Hits, No Errors for the Market

Energy stocks pushed the major indices higher, but small caps suffered a minor reversal. Read Article

The Rest of the Jobless Claims Story

The rising tide of the growing U.S. economy is evident, but one good jobless claims report isn't a reason to blindly dive into the stock market. Read Article

Here’s How Financials Relate to Interest Rates

We aren’t bearish on financials, but we are seeing signs that uncertainty is rising, which will probably keep a lid on further gains within the sector. Read Article

Time to Go After Earnings Surprises

The bar is now so low in some sectors that it won't take much to exceed forecasts. Read Article

Sieze This Buying Opportunity of a Lifetime in Energy Stocks!

The gap between Brent and WTI may widen sharply this summer if oil storage in North America continues to fill up, which will be a perfect buying opportunity, a once-in-a-lifetime buying opportunity for domestic energy stocks, because WTI will go back up. Read Article

Investors Getting Their Priorities Straight

The market finally appears to be placing weight on Q1 earnings. Read Article

Wall Street CEO Pay Tumbles, But for How Long?

The gap between CEO pay and the average bank worker has dropped by half since the financial crisis. Something tells us it will bounce back. Read Article

Why Did Q1 End Badly?

I should warn you that we are probably going to continue to see some weak reports before the turn finds its way into the numbers. Read Article

Is the Bull Market Ending?

It's been a terrific six-year bull run. So, are we at the tail end of a raging bull market that's about to be gored? Read Article

Why Monday’s Rally May Be Dangerous

With such a lousy jobs report, there can be little doubt of the Fed's influence on stock prices. Read Article

Brace Yourself for a Volatile Q1 Earnings Season

The S&P 500 no longer has positive earnings growth, since almost half of its sales are from outside of the U.S., and thus investors are flocking to smaller capitalization stocks with robust earnings and sales growth. Read Article