As we head into 2024, we want to get your predictions for how the stock market will perform next year.  We’ve included a few additional questions, and all responses are anonymous.  Feel free to click the link below, make your guesses and we will share the results next week.

Guess the S&P 500 & More

Wall Street analysts have already unveiled their year-end projections for the upcoming year’s stock market performance. Without fail, a substantial number of these financial experts are anticipated to forecast within a narrow range, and this trend persists for 2024. Below is the present breakdown of yearend S&P 500 targets for the upcoming year.

Although stocks typically show an average annual gain of around 10%, it’s uncommon for the stock market to end a positive year with a gain of 10% or less. Since 1980, this scenario has occurred only 9 times out of 43 instances, accounting for just 21% of the time.  Feel free to weigh in on your predictions by filling out our poll!

Presented by the Financial Planning Committee of Lake Street, an SEC Registered Investment Adviser

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