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.


All You Need to Know About the Dow’s Wild Ride

Between China, Ebola and the question of the Fed raising rates, the U.S. economy has a lot going on right now. Read Article

Oil Prices Spell Trouble for Marathon

Marathon holds strong U.S. acreage to expand its rig count and an improving balance sheet, but oil prices make earnings uncertain. Read Article

How Low Can Oil Go?

The U.S. dollar has begun to weaken a bit, and oil prices should stabilize within the next two or three dollars to the downside. Read Article

The Real Reason Behind Gold’s Surge

A weaker dollar would no doubt be bullish for the gold, but that bottom might be still to come. Read Article

Wild Day Has Small Caps Back in the Lead

The Russell 2000 closed up and was just shy of a key reversal day. Read Article

Yield-Hungry Baby Boomers Are on a Death March

If you’re not comfortable holding an investment for a decade or more, consider using a stop loss. Read Article

Investors Being Presented With an Unusual Buying Opportunity

Those who wished for a correction to buy stocks at lower prices got what they asked for. Read Article

Q3 Earnings: What to Expect From the Banks

If you are looking to own bank shares, focus on those that have proven they can grow profits and earnings at a high rate. Read Article

Q3 Earnings Season Ramps Up

Earnings expectations remain low for finance leaders, but global operators might shed light on growth issues. Read Article

Gold and Energy Need Catalysts

The energy and gold markets have been ugly and will have to rebase, but some of these companies could do well in the process. Read Article

Analyst: Legal Marijuana Won’t Set Beer Stocks Ablaze

Investors in major brewers already have plenty to worry about, so it's nice to hear that legal marijuana shouldn't compound their paranoia. Read Article

Shorter-Term Direction in Question, but Bull Market Remains Intact

Last week's volatile trading could mark the beginning of a panic sell-off. Read Article

Traders Should Take a Cautious Bullish Stance

Sentiment is bearish and internal indicators are grossly oversold. Read Article

Stocks Crushed as Economic Fears Grow

Thursday's trading took a wickedly sharp turn south after Wednesday's day-end rebound, with stocks like Google and Ford limping. Read Article

Stick to Gold Stocks With Low Risk, High Margins

Many have warned that gold could drop even lower. So, investors should buy sturdier gold stocks. Read Article

All You Need To Know About 3Q Earnings

Look for earnings and sales growth to slow down in the third quarter. Alcoa's (AA) report will set the tone for earnings season. Read Article

Market Scores Key Reversal Day, but More Work to be Done

A change in the near and intermediate downtrends has yet to be realized. Read Article

Why Investors Should Get Back to Basics

The higher stocks go, the harder they fall. Investor Doug Casey predicts that the market is in for a bumpy ride in 2015. Read Article