Financial development and company earnings will decelerate and inflation will warmth up subsequent yr, many Wall Avenue analysts warn. However that does not imply buyers ought to promote shares.
Lindsey Bell, an funding strategist with CFRA Analysis, instructed CNNMoney editor-at-large Richard Quest on “Markets Now” Wednesday that within the subsequent 12 months, the S&P 500 will develop by 7%.
That is solely a barely smaller enhance than this yr, she famous. Buyers will not get a greater deal anyplace else.
The yield on the 10-year Treasury observe is round three%. If you tack on 2% inflation, she famous, the true return falls to 1%.
“You would not get out of the fairness markets at this cut-off date,” Bell mentioned.
Buyers should not consider 2019 as a gradual, sluggish yr, she added, however as a interval of regular development.
Bell mentioned GDP is anticipated to develop by 2.7% and earnings by 10% subsequent yr. This yr, development accelerated quicker on each fronts: GDP grew at an annualized fee of four.2% final quarter and earnings are up greater than 20% in 2018, in accordance with Bell.
However most years would look unhealthy in comparison with 2018 -— a very sturdy yr for the economic system and company earnings.
“If you’re up towards huge numbers, it is actually onerous to get huge numbers once more,” she mentioned.
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CNNMoney (New York) First printed September 12, 2018: three:23 PM ET