- Forecasts are extremely positive, but know that a bear market or a recession are never in the picture.
- Of all the S&P 500 ratings, 49% are Buy ratings, 45% are Hold ratings, and 6% are Sell ratings.
- Be sure to understand the risks of what you’re doing and know history. It may not repeat itself but it rhymes.
Market bulls base their positivity on strong earnings and economic growth in 2017. However, analysts are usually very optimistic about future developments. But as the forecasted events come closer, most of them cut their estimations.
Similarly to what analysts do, policy makers are also usually very positive about future economic developments. We could say that positivity is in their job descriptions. More →