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In a shorter holiday week, U.S. stocks ended flat Friday, as positives struggled with the Dubai debt news. Alan Valdes at Kabrik Trading and Doug Kreps at Fort Pitt Capital Group offered CNBC their portfolio advice.
Dubai debt default concerns rippled through world markets Friday but the exodus from equities and rush to the dollar slowed as investors discounted any broad crisis.
As global markets digest Dubai's debt announcement, investors are wondering: Is it time to dump equities? Don Bertrand, vice president of WealthTrust-Arizona, and Kelly Campbell, founder and principal of Campbell Wealth Management, offered their takes on the shifting market environment.
"I would tell investors to sit tight and watch this play out," David Kotok of Cumberland Advisors told CNBC. "We raised a little cash before the holidays. Hopefully we'll get to employ it in the dip."
Dubai announced it requested a 6-month freeze on some $59 billion of debt repayment, creating anxiety in equity markets around the world. What should investors expect going forward? Dennis Gartman, founder of The Gartman Letter, shared his market insights with CNBC.
Stocks pared their losses Friday, after a sharp drop at the open amid worries about Dubai defaulting on its debt.
Dubai's debt woes may serve as a catalyst for a correction in stock markets but it does not signal a new crisis, investment manager Mohammed El-Erian told CNBC.
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The dollar's slide lower against the yen shows no sign of letting up and it could push toward 80 yen, which the pair would not have seen since 1995, Royce Tostrams, Technical Analyst at Tostrams Groep, told CNBC.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a sharply lower open for a holiday-shortened session Friday, mirroring losses in European and Asian markets after Dubai announced the first step of restructuring some of its debt.
Global stocks sold off sharply on Friday, with Asia's Kospi and Hang Seng indexes down over 4 percent, as concerns about contagion from Dubai's debt crisis curb investors' appetite for riskier assets.
US markets are bracing for a shakeup Friday after investors fled risk assets globally on concerns about Dubai's debt rescheduling.
The worsening state of Britain's balance sheet means the country should be stripped of its 'great' title, as the British public are "sleepwalking" into major spending cuts, Andy Brough, fund manager at Schroders, told CNBC.
Global stocks were lower on Thursday, with China's Shanghai Composite closing 3.6 percent lower, while gold hit another new record to $1,194.90 an ounce, as Debt problems in Dubai curbed investors' risk appetite.
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