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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GOOG, FB, TWTR: Who Will Win the Battle for Mobile Ads?

Growth in mobile advertising is expected to exceed $28 billion this year. Here's a look at how the major players -- GOOG, FB and TWTR -- will capitalize on the mobile mega-trend. Read Article

Invest With Extreme Caution in Energy Stocks

I recommend extreme caution when investing in any energy stocks as a lot of systemic risk exists out there in the energy patch. Read Article

Is Biotech too “Frothy”?

We can look for common issues that have appeared in the past before significant corrections, and from that perspective, biotechnology looks overheated. Read Article

Play Energy With FMO for Its 7.2% Dividend Yield

The rally from the Fed's announcements last week should continue depending on the behavior of the energy sector -- a drag on the market so far this year. Read Article

Sell Big, Buy Small

The large-cap indices are not keeping pace with the Nasdaq and Russell 2000. Read Article

What Does the Weakness in the Latest PMI Mean?

The weakness in this PMI reading is particularly notable as this survey is weighted towards small and medium-sized businesses that are mostly in the private sector versus the mostly state-owned large enterprises that get tracked in the official PMI survey. Read Article

Financials Drag the S&P 500 Lower on Tuesday

With the major averages bonking their heads on resistance levels, the bulls will need to step up soon or risk losing momentum. Read Article

Should You Be Worried About the Market?

The removal of the word "patient" signaled that we could see a rate increase at the June Fed meeting, and lowered forecasts for growth and inflation signaled that maybe, just maybe, a rate increase could come later in the year, rather than sooner. Read Article

Transports’ Collapse Pulls Rug Out From Under Bulls

The triple-digit decline in the Dow Jones Transportation Average can't be ignored. Read Article

Forget About the Fed Hiking Interest Rates for Now

I stand by my previous comments that the Fed will not raise key interest rates this year, and that's good news for the stock market. Read Article

6 Reports Investors Should Pay Attention to This Week

See how home sales, purchased goods and services, jobless claims, GDP estimates and consumer sentiment might impact your stocks. Read Article

From the Dollar to Dividends

Soon enough, investors are going to catch on that the S&P 500's earnings are being crushed by the stronger dollar, but with the stock market still yielding much more than the bank, I do not expect investors to pull their money out of stocks. Read Article

New Buy Signal Bodes Well for S&P 500

It is now in a strong position to break out of its narrow trading range. Read Article

4 Headlines Delivering Mixed Economic News

Learn more about the state of the economy in terms of industrial production, homebuilding, jobless claims and another indicator index. Read Article

Russell’s Latest Buy Signal Confirmed by MACD

My CBR signal has been accurate more than 70% of the time in the past 10 months. Read Article

The FOMC Changes Wording, Not Rates

The fact that the FOMC doesn’t have a set date to raise rates but is going to take a “wait-and-see approach” instead has given traders confidence that the weak economic data we’ve been seeing lately may cause the Fed to sit on its hands for a while. Read Article

Rally May Fizzle Without the Banks

Financials need to participate or the market is at risk of another low-momentum advance. Read Article

Why Did the Dow Rally Today?

The Federal Reserve's latest announcement is clearly what caused the benchmark indices to rally. Read Article

2015’s Biggest Winners are Shaping Up to Be…

A few sectors look like prime targets for longer-term investments. Read Article

Let’s Take Stock of the Economy

It's fairly safe to say that the next six years won't see returns as strong as those from the last six, but just because the last six years were strong doesn't mean we are poised for a crash. Read Article