Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

10 market pros take on 2009

What's in store for your money next year? Here's the divided forecast from some of the nation's top money minds.

1 of 11
BACKNEXT
Half empty or half full?
Senior writer Janice Revell recently asked a bunch of big brains one simple question: "How optimistic are you about the economy - or the stock market - next year?"

She asked them to rank their optimism about 2009 from 1 to 10, with 1 being "The apocalypse is at hand!" and 10 being "What, me worry?"

Her findings: For the market prognosticators, the glass was half full; for the economic ones, half empty. Here's why.


NEXT: Economy: Half empty
Last updated November 04 2008: 9:13 AM ET
Your investments Stocks will likely bottom by early 2009. More
Your homePrices may fall another 15% or so before year end. More
Your savings and credit Continued low interest rates on savings - but slightly easier credit. More
Special Offer