5 Bold Market Predictions For 2020

As a result, the industry has the highest dividend yield in decades. High yields are a sign that they're being overlooked by the Street as even big dividends aren't luring in buyers. Yet. My prediction for 2020? That energy stocks, especially the exploration and production stocks, will make a big comeback as the global economy heats up and demand for crude rises.

Prediction #2: S&P to Soar, and More Profits from Worries
By Kevin Cook

The stock market has a secret for 2020... It's nowhere close to being overvalued before this bull cycle is over. My call for the S&P 500 to continue its ascent is based on 3 ingredients: (1) There is no meaningful probability for recession given the economy's current stability and growth momentum; (2) The Federal Reserve has guaranteed that their monetary policy path will favor asset inflation; (3) Bull markets run to valuation peaks over 20X earnings before a recession is spotted.

What about the tariff battles? Investors stopped caring about those in Q3. Buy the fear and sell the FOMO!

Prediction #3: Electric Cars to Go Mainstream in 2020 
By David Borun

The promise of clean, renewable energy powering the vehicles we use every day is about to change the face of transportation. Electric cars cost less to operate and significantly reduce the environmental effects of burning fossil fuels – a true win-win.

Until recently, they also involved making compromises in terms of initial cost, performance and usable range.

However, the new crop of electric vehicles includes models with long-range and performance that rivals any gasoline car. Improvements in battery technology and a growing national network of charging opportunities is ending “range anxiety,” and prices are now basically in line with traditional gas cars - making choosing an EV a no-brainer for millions of new potential consumers. Investors take note! 

Prediction #4: Investors Will Gush Over Oil 
By Jeremy Mullin

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