Events That Could Move the Market in 2012

The year-end prediction season is now officially upon us. Much like the College Championship Bowl games, we will see a flurry of predictions leading up to the big one next month when the Barron's Roundtable report is published. The vast majority of predictions will be bullish in nature and predict a 10% or more rise in the major averages, as they have done every year I can remember.

I will not regale you with precise or even general market predictions. I am not going to select any specific stocks either as the market has been rising all month and most of my handful of indicators are much closer to overbought than oversold right now. I am not a big buyer of individual stocks right now and I'm hesitant to put out a list of great stocks for 2012. A list of stocks to buy in 2012, if they trade at a huge discount to tangible book value in a steep market decline, strikes me as a little silly as well. Of course, I have one of those on my desktop full of banks and infrastructure stocks, but I will keep those to myself until the time is right....569 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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