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Global stocks rose Thursday following the overnight rally in the U.S. which was spurred by the Federal Reserve's decision to buy up $300 billion in long-term Treasurys as part of its effort to stimulate the economy.
Global stocks traded higher, as did the dollar against the euro, Thursday after the Federal Reserve's surprise announcement it would buy $300 billion in US Treasurys in order to help the ailing economy.
After the IMF forecast the UK economy will be one of the last major economies to come out of a recession in 2011, experts interviewed by CNBC were torn on which country would lead the economic recovery.
Banks and insurance shares propelled global stock markets back into the green Wednesday. As investors pile back into stocks, the price of gold has fallen toward $900 an ounce. Experts tell CNBC when is the right time to invest in the precious metal.
While Asian stocks jumped to a one-month high on Tuesday, European stocks snapped their 5-day winning streak on worries that the U.S. economy was deteriorating further. Experts tell CNBC where they see the investment opportunities.
Global stocks snapped their winning streak Tuesday on worries over the U.S. economy deteriorating further as American Express said its credit card default rates soared last month, hammering home the heavy toll the financial crisis has had on the consumer.
Global stocks rose again Monday, for the fifth consecutive session, lifted by hopes that the U.S. economic downturn may be bottoming out and with investors seeking to take advantage of cheaper stocks.
Global stocks climbed Monday for their fifth session gain in a row as reassurances over the health of the U.S. banking industry sparked something of a recovery in investor appetite for risk. Experts interviewed by CNBC were more upbeat on the financial sector.
Global stocks were on track for one of their biggest weekly gains in 20 years on Friday, propelled by growing confidence in the recovery of the U.S. banking system. Experts tell CNBC where they see investment potential.
Global stocks were back in the red Thursday after enjoying a two-day rally. As market volatility looks unlikely to ease, experts tell CNBC where the best places are to invest.
Stocks spent the last day of the week in the red Friday, dragged lower by nagging fears about the global economy and financial system. Experts tell CNBC that the dollar and bonds show short-term opportunities during the market volatility.
While Asian stocks were predominately lower Thursday on the back of Wall Street's overnight falls, European stocks rose on the back of the UK's government support for the banking sector.
Global stocks rose Wednesday, rebounding from severe lows earlier this week, as comments out of the US on the economy and banking sector raised investors' hopes and led them to get back into riskier assets.
Despite the jumps in banks' shares in morning trade following reports the U.S. government may seek to get 40 percent in Citigroup, experts tell CNBC banks still have skeletons in their closets.
Warren Buffett has been doing some shopping at Tiffany's just before Valentine's Day, but he's not taking anything home in a baby-blue shopping bag. In a filing with the SEC today, Tiffany says it has sold $250 million of debt to some Berkshire Hathaway subsidiaries.
Once the shock of the past year wears off—and the economy shows signs of recovering—investors might find bargain-priced stocks attractive again.
"We're assuming 2009 is going to be a poor year for stocks," says one investment pro. "At the same time, we're looking at investments in high-income vehicles yielding 8, 9 and 10 percent that have nowhere near the risk of common stocks."
While the overall market is unlikely to stage a major turnaround any time soon, experts agree there are a handful of investments that are heating up and could help you recoup some gains.
U.S. short-term Treasurys dipped Tuesday in thin volume as climbing stocks cut off any safe-haven bid while Americans headed to the polls to elect a new president.
The wild swings we have witnessed lately in the equity markets can be unnerving, but it is times like this that investors should take advantage of and snap up stocks on the cheap.