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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10 Signs the Housing Market Will Keep Booming in 2015

Homebuilder stocks have lagged lately, but data points show a big lift in store for the housing market in 2015. Read Article

Wait for a Genuine Breakout to Buy

It is unlikely the market will make meaningful new highs without a pickup in volume and breadth. Read Article

Wall Street’s 5 Biggest Villains

From CEOs without a clue to excessive greed at the expense of employees, these are Wall Street's 5 biggest villains. Read Article

Market Fails to Penetrate Important Resistance

Stocks must attract enough buyers to break the major indices from their current lethargy. Read Article

Let the Bull Do His Work

If you're invested in strong stocks or equity funds, this is a time to sit back, relax as best you can -- and let the bull do his work. Read Article

3 Reasons to Sit This Market Out

Despite the rebound that we've seen in the past week, it's time to sit out the current market. Here are three reasons why. Read Article

Will Central Banks Stimulate the Global Economy?

We’ve got a ways to go before we’re out of the woods as a global economy, but stock prices are poised to continue their bullish ascent in the meantime. Read Article

Oil Prices Will Firm Up With Seasonal Demand

When springtime comes, demand will go up, and then we'll see where the high-end oil prices will go. Read Article

Thursday’s Rally Could be a Bull Trap

A non-confirmation by mid and small caps is a negative signal. Read Article

2015′s Stock Market Graveyard: 3 Stocks Nearing Bankruptcy

The new year is young, but 2015 bankruptcies have already rattled the stock market. Here's a gander at the corporate graveyard thus far. Read Article

3 Reasons China’s Stock Market Will Crash in 2015

From a tenuous housing market to high stock valuations and more, China's run is done. These three factors will send China's stock market spiraling lower. Read Article

If Europe Disappoints, Look Out Below

The market has already discounted a 50 billion euro monthly bond-buying program. Read Article

2015 SOTU: 3 Stock Market Takeaways

Obama discussed quite a bit in the 2015 State of the Union address, but what are the implications on the stock market? Here are 3 takeaways. Read Article

American Deflategate: 5 Reasons to Fear Deflation

There's little policymakers can do to arrest falling prices, so if a deflategate hits the economy, the damage will be immense. Read Article

The Latest Reports Point to Continued Economic Health

The U.S. economy continues to show strength through retail sales, business inventories, Producer and Consumer Price Indices, unemployment and industrial production. Read Article

Expect Rock-Bottom Interest Rates Everywhere in 2015

As long as the stock market continues to yield more than most Treasury securities, it will catch itself because there's no lack of yield-hungry investors that will snap up stocks with attractive dividend yields. Read Article

Know What the Latest Strong Labor Report Means

Despite all this volatility, both the Dow and S&P 500 are less than 5% below their all-time highs. Read Article

The Rally From Chinese Stocks Just Hit a Roadblock

Chinese stocks were on fire last year, but the one thing fanning those flames was just taken out of the equation... margin trading rules that weren't well enforced. Read Article

Taking on Market Enemy No. 1 Is Pure Folly

As uncertainty abounds, there is only one safe course of action. Read Article

Don’t Shop for Retail Stocks With Poor Sales, Earnings

The retail sales report seems to indicate a disconnect between the consumer saving money at the pump but not putting those savings into spending over the holiday season. Read Article