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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From the Dollar to Dividends

Soon enough, investors are going to catch on that the S&P 500's earnings are being crushed by the stronger dollar, but with the stock market still yielding much more than the bank, I do not expect investors to pull their money out of stocks. Read Article

New Buy Signal Bodes Well for S&P 500

It is now in a strong position to break out of its narrow trading range. Read Article

4 Headlines Delivering Mixed Economic News

Learn more about the state of the economy in terms of industrial production, homebuilding, jobless claims and another indicator index. Read Article

Russell’s Latest Buy Signal Confirmed by MACD

My CBR signal has been accurate more than 70% of the time in the past 10 months. Read Article

The FOMC Changes Wording, Not Rates

The fact that the FOMC doesn’t have a set date to raise rates but is going to take a “wait-and-see approach” instead has given traders confidence that the weak economic data we’ve been seeing lately may cause the Fed to sit on its hands for a while. Read Article

Rally May Fizzle Without the Banks

Financials need to participate or the market is at risk of another low-momentum advance. Read Article

Why Did the Dow Rally Today?

The Federal Reserve's latest announcement is clearly what caused the benchmark indices to rally. Read Article

2015’s Biggest Winners are Shaping Up to Be…

A few sectors look like prime targets for longer-term investments. Read Article

Let’s Take Stock of the Economy

It's fairly safe to say that the next six years won't see returns as strong as those from the last six, but just because the last six years were strong doesn't mean we are poised for a crash. Read Article

5 Reports Show Impacts of Oil Prices, Evidence of Deflation

I'm here to help you sift through the barrage of economic data out there and determine what this will mean for your stocks. Read Article

Non-Confirmation Still Troubling Traders

The transports' inability to follow the industrials to a new high is unnerving. Read Article

Here’s Why the S&P 500 Dropped Last Week

Several multi-international companies have already warned that the stronger U.S. dollar is going to continue to pinch profits -- and many have issued lower guidance for the first quarter. As a result, a flight to quality will accelerate as investors flock to stocks with positive sales and earnings growth. Read Article

Small Caps vs. Big Caps? The Answer Is Clear

The charts show investors looking for stocks to buy should focus on smaller companies. Read Article

One Good Day Isn’t Evidence of a New Uptrend

The action was bullish to be sure, but it's not to be trusted -- yet. Read Article

Beware of Uncertainty Creeping Back Into the Market

We aren’t ready to give up on the bull market by any means, but these problems may keep the major stock indices channel-bound in the short term. Read Article

Why the Dollar Rally Is Hurting Your Commodities

I recommend a handful of commodities-related stocks, and we're seeing the strong dollar weigh on these stocks in the near-term. Read Article

Buy Dividend Stocks During the Market’s Timeout

The major uptrend, dating from Mar. 9, 2009, is still intact, and so far, I've detected no evidence that would point to a big downturn in the offing. Read Article

How the U.S. Dollar and Interest Rates Are Shaping the Market

To understand why stocks and other assets have been difficult in 2015, we must understand the dynamics in interest rates and the U.S. dollar. Read Article

How to Go Bargain Hunting in This Market

Look to buy your favorite stocks at least 10% below Tuesday's close. Read Article