Good Prospects in the Stock Market for 2016
2015 has not been a good year for the stock market. This is because there were no major changes by the end of the year. The year ended the same way as it started. There was a flat line capital increase, and this is a god sign. The flat line is actually the good news for 2016. The beginning of 2015 was calm, and this was as a result of good fundamentals and also investor optimism. Fundamental concerns started building up in the late months of the year, and the calm attitude came into an end. A lot of worries filled many investors because of the risk focus involved.
The August to October stock market crisis recovery has not brought any positive news in the minds of investors. Although it is common, most of the investors have no confidence in the stock market anymore. They have remained fretting because of the many uncertainties that have been revealed.
The market recently appears to be stuck, many investors are worried that the same will happen in the New Year. The investors are not the only people foreseeing this. Analysts and even several prognosticators have the same idea. They think that there is nothing to smile about in the New Year.
However, there is good news. The New Year can turn out to be better and prosperous.The market is in a very good position to surprise the investors with positive outcomes. If the investors will put the worry and risk involved aside, the chances of getting good outcomes is higher.
Sometimes, stocks might appear risky and weak. When this happens, it is always wise to purchase the safe ones that seem to be well valued and with good pay. However, the market can surprise the investors by producing positive returns. These attitudes improve significantly bringing growth to the companies that are on demand. Investors should be focusing on the growth of companies.
James Dondero is the co-founder and president of Highland Capital Management. At the moment, he is based in Dallas. While at Highland Capital, his greatest work is to oversee the firm’s investment strategies and major operations. He is in charge of the institutional products and retail. Jim has a lot of expertise in market credits. He has been in the job for over 3 decades. He is one of the first people in the profession and you can see Jim and the Highland Team ringing the NYSE Closing Bell below!