Markets have been battered all year long, and as 2011 comes to a close, there's no stopping the volatility that has been the hallmark of the entire year.
But what will 2012 bring? Between the European debt crisis and Iran, Wall Street's 2012 predictions remain unclear. So, @FoxBusiness took this question from Wall Street to Main Street, asking Twitter followers to share their 2012 market forecast using the hashtag #MyFoxBiz.
Here's a compilation of your responses:
#myfoxbiz bear market. too much political and international uncertainty
@johnschambers #MyFoxBiz I hope that 2012 will be a bull market, but with the USA so immersed in Euro Zone woes, I have my doubts! We r mere lemmings.
@OElsag #MyFoxBiz I think we will see major financial collapse in many countries & increase in terrorist activity hurting global markets.
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@B_Long_Bullish. How else will Obama get re-elected? #MyFoxBiz
@SgtElzetta @FoxBusiness - My 2012 prediction? Pseudo-bull market as the dollar continues to decay making the DOW increase. #MyFoxBiz
@mattykeelen @FoxBusiness another tough year till we get a pro business president in 2013.
@Marc_TR6 @FoxBusiness The difference between now and the mess in 1929 is our 15 trillion debt. We are in for major problems in coming years!
@EBoov @FoxBusiness lets hope Bull so we can finally make some money
@Beckie213 Bear! --> :( RT @FoxBusiness: Will 2012 bring bull or bear markets? We want to hear YOUR predictions! Just Tweet using the hashtag #MyFoxBiz
@Tlukes1 The US has been experiencing deflation from this past August to now and a QE3 will have to be created. BULL #MyFoxBiz
Want to join the conversation? Just follow @FoxBusiness and Tweet your 2012 market prediction using the hashtag #MyFoxBiz
These market predictions are those of @FoxBusiness followers and are in no way a direct reflection of FOX Business' market forecast.