Throughout 2013 investors will be challenged by volatile markets, ramped up regulations, increased need for capital preservation and a tendency towards risk aversion. The year will likely see a mix of Bear and Bull months, but for patient investors there will be plentiful opportunities to do well throughout the year.
While ChanPark International expects US markets to continue to perform well throughout 2013, advisors are suggesting investment in a variety of emerging markets. Diversity will be key in 2013, and it is important that investors look for alternative opportunities if they want to experience double digit returns. Emerging markets offer investment opportunities with more upside than traditional investments and ChanPark analysts are watching diligently to maximize returns and minimize risk.
Outlook for the US housing market looks positive for the year. In a sector that many have been wary of, a strong rebound looks eminent presenting various opportunities for growth.
Technology is always a hot sector, and 2013 will see this trend continue. ChanPark (chanpark.com) is watching many technology companies including Apple, as well as a slew of social networking stocks for big gains over the next 6 months.
In Europe, investors are seeking to protect their current wealth which will prompt increased bank deposits and other guaranteed investment products. Similarly, Asian investors will seek out low risk options including bonds, guaranteed funds, and insurance products.
Though nobody holds a crystal ball, and the future is always unclear, there will always be opportunities to profit through intelligent investment. In 2013 there seem to be plenty of these opportunities, and wisely diversifying your portfolio may hold the key to better returns.