Author and Wharton Professor Jeremy Siegel says that, if the Federal Reserve does start increasing interest rates in September, it could be a blessing for the stock market.
Growth in US productivity has slowed considerably over the past decade, and explanations abound as to why. But Wharton professor and author Jeremy Siegel says the reality may be that new innovations have led to flawed data that underestimates just how productive the US has been.
Wharton Professor Jeremy Siegel, who had grown cautious on stocks recently, says the Federal Reserve’s lowering of interest rate projections has him feeling better.
Wharton Professor Jeremy Siegel says he thinks fair market value of the Dow Jones Industrial Average is about 20,000, meaning that the index is close to 10% undervalued right now.
Wharton professor Jeremy Siegel proved to be right on with his prediction about the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting 18,000 by the end of 2014. Now, heading into 2015, Siegel says stocks will have a tougher go of it.
Does the recent market turmoil mean the bull market is ending? Jeremy Siegel doesn’t think so, even if the Federal Reserve starts raising interest rates sooner than previously expected.
Over the past five years, stock returns have been well above their long term average. But over the last ten years, they remain below the average. So what does Wharton professor and Stocks For The Long Run author Jeremy Siegel think is in store going forward? More gains, though the seas could be choppy.