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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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

5 Australian Mining Stocks Showing Strength

These Australian mining stocks have solid cash flow, low operating costs and profitable offtake agreements. Read Article

NRF: Holiday Hiring Signals Good Times for Retailers

The NRF expects holiday retail spending to rise 4.1% in 2014, but how will that affect major retailers such as Walmart (WMT), Target (TGT) and Amazon (AMZN)? Read Article

Q3 Earnings Season Kicks Off With Alcoa

Drawing conclusions so early in the reporting season doesn't make sense, but guidance is likely to deteriorate further given global concerns. Read Article

Job Data: Great for ETFs, Grisly for the Economy

As unemployment and job growth affect the labor market, ETFs and the economy react differently. Read Article

Watch for Important Sell Signal on Overlooked NYSE Composite

A close below its 200-day moving average would be a strong negative for the broader market. Read Article

Oil, Gold Bounce as U.S. Dollar Pulls Back Ahead of Fed

Monday's real highlight was the U.S. dollar suffered its largest drop in a year, boosting beaten-down commodities including crude oil and precious metals. Read Article

Here’s What to Expect From Australian Biotechs

Australian science is strong and a leader in the biotech space. Here's why investors should look to Australia for biotech stocks to buy. Read Article

2 Sectors That Indicate Trouble Brewing in the Stock Market

A market divided is not a strong market, and the housing and energy sectors are weakening as the S&P 500 continues to reach for new highs. Read Article

Is the U.S. Really on Track to Energy Independence?

With depletion rates and increased fracking, here's what investors can hope for the future of energy stocks in the U.S. Read Article

Was Friday’s Rally Just a Dead Cat Bounce?

The 50-day moving average on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq must be convincingly penetrated. Read Article

Ignore the Jobs Report; The Fed Won’t Tighten Any Time Soon

Good jobs report or not, the Federal Reserve won't be tightening in any meaningful way with its most hawkish members retiring. Read Article

Gold Prices Turn Negative With More Losses to Come

Weak fundamentals and technicals dragged gold prices below the $1,200 level to put them in negative territory for the year-to-date. Read Article

Financials Are Flagging Heading Into 2015

The outlook for 2015 is not entirely bearish as the expectation is that the economy will dodge any downturns, which should help the financial sector stay profitable. Read Article