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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There’s a Light at the End of the Tunnel for Gold

As external factors batter gold prices, investors will have to be patient throughout this bottoming process until true value resurfaces. Read Article

Attention Traders: Sell Before Next Friday

The week following September's triple-witching day has not been kind to those who are long. Read Article

Stocks, Bonds Stall as U.S. Dollar Surges

A surging U.S. dollar kept stocks and bonds from moving much, as foreign currencies continue to fall in the face of bad news. Read Article

Gold Prices’ Seasonal Rise Could Be in Jeopardy

A rising dollar could stop gold from making its normal seasonal climb. Here's how to play the yellow metal should things go south. Read Article

Should You Sweat the Nasdaq’s Key Reversal Day?

The index has hoisted a warning flag that needs to be replaced by a new high. Read Article

Don’t Sweat That Shaky Jobs Report

The headline jobs report disappointment clouded over some important silver linings; besides, investors got past it by day's end anyway. Read Article

August Jobs Report – Winners & Losers

The August jobs report landed with a splat, as a slower pace of hiring broke a six-month streak of accelerating labor-market strength. Read Article

Buy the Dips in This Resilient Market

Stocks have held up in the face of bad news and still do not look overbought. Read Article

Raj Ray: Gold Miners’ Cost Cutting Set to Deliver in Late 2014

Current geopolitical tensions are not the only reasons gold prices remain flat. Only companies with low operational costs can expect to grow. Read Article

H&R Block Faces an Uphill Battle

Poor fundamentals is not the only reason H&R Block is having a hard time. Find out why the tax prep leader is not a clear buy. Read Article

ECB Cuts Rates as the Eurozone Flirts With Deflation

The ECB rate cuts were necessary to forestall deflation, but even with bond purchases, it may be too little too late. Read Article

Don’t Get Too Comfortable; Market May Be In For a Jolt

There are signs some volatility is about to hit a market filled with overly calm and complacent investors. Read Article

Buy Into Weakness If Profit-Taking Continues

The market is displaying one of the most powerful and reliable technical formations. Read Article

Stocks Start September With a Thud

The S&P 500 manages to keep a deathgrip on 2000, but weak spots pop up across the market. Read Article

The 5 Biggest Geopolitical Situations to Watch Right Now

Let’s take a look at the world’s major geopolitical situations today and handicap any potential investment risks. We'll also look for potential opportunities. Read Article

Investigate Before You Invest in Gold

With the S&P 500 at an all-time high, it may be time to swap some assets for gold. Read Article

S&P 500 Loses 2000 as Fear Returns

Ukraine crisis escalates, other fresh concerns boil to the surface, knocking down the S&P 500 and giving volatility some life. Read Article

What Bubble? Strong Second-Quarter Earnings Season Deflates Fears

Stocks are by no means cheap, but a strong second-quarter earnings season proves they're not wildly overpriced either. Read Article

True Broad Market Index Yet to Break to Higher Ground

Until the NYSE Composite makes a new high, I recommend a cautious but positive outlook. Read Article