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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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

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