Back to top

Real Time Insight

I am so tired of the market moving to every single headline about the Cliff.

Of course, the two sides don't agree at this stage...that's the way a negotiation works. They are making wild claims of what they need and then will compromise their way to a solution.

So let's do ourselves a favor and look beyond the political theatrics. That being a focus on what you expect for the stock market in 2013. And perhaps switching our attention to that matter will tell you whether to be more long or short stocks at this time.

Just a few facts to help you out. The S&P is currently at 1414. And has been as high as 1474 this year. And the all time high is 1565.

Now sharpen your pencils and tell me:

1) What price the S&P 500 will be at as of the close on 12/31/2013?

2) Why do you think that is the case???

I will share my prediction after the conversation gets going.

Zacks Releases Their 7 Best Stocks for September, 2014

These 7 were hand-picked from the list of 220 Zacks Rank #1 Strong Buys with earnings estimate revisions that are sweeping upward. Their stock prices are expected to rise sooner than the others.

Today, this Special Report is available to new Zacks.com visitors free of charge.

Close This Panel X

Please login to Zacks.com or register to post a comment.

New to Zacks?

Start Here

Zacks Investment Research

Close

Are you a new Zacks Member or a visitor to Zacks.com?

Top Zacks Features

My Portfolio Tracker

Is it Time to Sell?

One of the most important steps you can take today is to set up your portfolio tracker on Zacks.com. Once you do, you'll be notified of major events affecting your stocks and/or funds with daily email alerts.

More Zacks Resources

Zacks Rank Home - Evaluate your stocks and use the Zacks Rank to eliminate the losers and keep the winners.

Mutual Fund Rank Home - Evaluate your funds with the Mutual Fund Rank for both your personal and retirement funds.

Stock/Mutual Fund Screening - Find better stocks and mutual funds. The ones most likely to beat the market and provide a positive return.

My Portfolio - Track your Portfolio and find out where your stocks/mutual funds stack up with the Zacks Rank.

Zacks #1 Rank Top Movers for Zacks #1 Rank Top Movers

Company Symbol Price %Chg
SIGNET JEWE… SIG 116.37 +7.72%
CHYRONHEGO… CHYR 2.72 +5.84%
US SILICA H… SLCA 70.72 +4.00%
MALLINCKROD… MNK 80.11 +2.32%
RF MICRO DE… RFMD 11.76 +2.31%