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Print Article Text size I seem like the last person who should be writing about what the so-called investment experts are forecasting for the new year.
It may be our nature to want to know the unknowable. At least these forecasts are starting points for thinking about the direction of markets and securities. Inside the Doomsday Machine. Interest rates are used to price risk, and so in the current environment, the risk-pricing mechanism is broken.
That is not healthy for an economy. We are building up terrific stresses in the system, and any fault lines there will certainly harm the outlook. This is particularly the case when it comes to oil forecasts: Even Exxon Mobil XOMa paragon of relative stability in the energy space because of broad portfolio of assets and 3.
Perhaps most surprising is the impact that falling oil prices have had on investors in energy pipeline master limited partnerships MLPs. Needless to say, investors in the energy patch want to know whether the oil bloodletting will continue.
But while many Wall Street firms, including Goldman Sachs, are predicting further drops in the price of oil, a number of journalists are wisely cautious about playing the prediction game. Indeed, the weakness of year-end stock-market predictions, at least on a percentage basis, can seem tame compared to the some of the oil-price prediction doozies over the years.
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