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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2 Asian Funds to Buy Now

The geopolitical tension caused by Greece provides opportunities for bargains, while the Pacific Basin -- which is currently importing, not exporting, commodities such as oil -- is hot for investment opportunities. Read Article

Market Inches to New Highs on Minuscule Volume

Investors are in "risk-on" mode... at least those who are actually trading. Read Article

Where Do U.S. Stocks and Bonds Stand?

Despite the Fed's waffling, bonds could still get a reprieve from the impact of regular rate hikes, and stocks will benefit from the fact that the interest rate environment remains very, very "constructive," meaning stocks are a good buy. Read Article

What to Do in an Abnormally Inactive Market

It may be worthwhile to study the possible impact of other markets on stock prices. Read Article

Why Nasdaq 5,000 Is Meaningless for Invididual Investors

The Nasdaq Composite Index is in striking distance of both the 5,000 level and its all-time high. But should anyone really care? Read Article

5 Headlines Indicating U.S. Economic Strength

Despite the increasing threat of deflation, housing recovers while industrial production, the labor market and the leading economic index continue to improve. Read Article

Trend Is Up but Non-confirmation Remains

There are few signals as closely watched as Dow Theory buys and sells. Read Article

CPB Stock and the Big Problem With ‘Big Food’

Cambpell Soup (CPB) stock and other big food peers are feeling pressure from the organic and natural food spaces. Time to adapt or die. Read Article

3 Reasons to Short the Rebound in Oil Prices (And How to Do It)

The bullish case for oil prices is looking threadbare as the fundamental factors keep stacking against it. Short oil and profit. Read Article

Market Focused on Oil, but Better Than Earnings

Some want a change, but are we sure we want to go that route? Read Article

New Oil Train Safety Fears Could Derail Railroad Stocks

Railroad stocks are holding up well in the aftermath of a massive derailment of a CSX train in West Virginia, but growing protests over the risks of transporting shale oil by rail is certain to weigh on the sector. Read Article

Investors Shrug Off New Highs

Record prices have come on puny volume and breadth. Read Article

4 Horsemen of Deflation

The purpose of the latest rounds of quantitative easing is to stimulate inflation, end deflation and ignite GDP growth. Unfortunately, all of this excessive money pumping is not working. Read Article

Bulls Look Like They Could Use a Rest

Stocks inched to another new high and a 5% gain for the month. Read Article

Listen to Private Equity and Focus on These 2 Sectors

Private equity firms offer a lot of wisdom about long-term value plays. Investors would be wise to pay attention. Read Article

Is This Breakout the Real Deal?

The bulls have fought a tough battle to reach new highs. Read Article

Here’s Why Sales Growth, Earnings Are Crucial

We are now unquestionably in an increasingly narrow stock-picking market, and the "sweet spot" is moving down the capitalization ladder. Read Article

The Latest Economics Reports Are Mostly Positive

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

Is the U.S. Consumer Dead?

U.S. consumers all seem to be spending their extra money on big-ticket items. Read Article