The tea leaves are sending an unclear message on what the next half decade will look like for the financial markets. Some investors see trouble brewing for stocks as a potential recession draws near. Others think Wall Street could continue its gains going forward.
As part of our Q2 2019 Bankrate Market Mavens Survey of leading financial market analysts, we asked: Over the next five years, do you think returns from equities will be higher than normal, lower than normal or about the same as their historical average?
Here’s what top financial professionals answered. (Responses may have been edited for grammar and clarity.)