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  • Market Tips: Oil Could Fall to $34, Silver Shines Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 8:44 AM ET

    Investors struggled to keep a year-end stocks rally going, battered by worries about the state of the global economy and uncertainty about the impact of numerous government rescue plans.

  • Market Tips: How to Hedge Against Deflation Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 4:26 AM ET

    Global stocks, emerging market currencies and high-grade credit all benefited in the last month from a steady improvement in investors' risk tolerance.

  • Global stocks, emerging market currencies and high-grade credit all benefited in the last month from a steady improvement in investors' risk tolerance.

  • Charts Predict: 'Year of Recovery' a Myth Tuesday, 6 Jan 2009 | 5:50 AM ET

    Two-thousand-and-nine may not be shaping up to be the "year of recovery" that investors expected, as Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at ODL Securities, sees stocks and commodities both being weaker this year.

  • W-Shaped Recovery More Likely: Strategist Monday, 5 Jan 2009 | 7:07 AM ET

    A W-shaped recovery is more likely than a V-shaped one this year, and stocks look relatively attractive compared to other asset classes such as bonds, Juerg Zingg, managing partner at Q Investments, told CNBC.

  • Market Tips: Dow Could Rally to 10,000 Monday, 5 Jan 2009 | 6:40 AM ET

    Asian stocks hit a two-month high Monday on expectations of a global economic recovery taking place late 2009 as governments increase stimulus measures to aid ailing economies. As a result, investors are beginning to venture back into riskier assets. Experts tell CNBC to expect a rally late January/early February.

  • Steel Industry Wants 'Buy America' Clause Friday, 2 Jan 2009 | 5:37 AM ET

    The steel industry, having entered the recession in the best of health, is emerging as a leading indicator of what lies ahead. As steel production goes — and it is now in collapse — so will go the national economy, the New York Times reported.

  • Pros Say: The Managed Investment that Will Save Your '09 Wednesday, 31 Dec 2008 | 6:13 AM ET

    Global stocks are set to end their worst year ever since the Great Depression on Wednesday. After such a turbulent year, investors are hoping 2009 will be better. Experts tell CNBC where they see value for next year.

  • Find Value in First Half 'Disaster': Dr. Doom Tuesday, 23 Dec 2008 | 5:08 AM ET
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    The first half of next year will be very bad for the world economy, but investors will find value in stock markets as some deeply discounted shares will stage a rebound, Marc Faber, editor and publisher Gloom, Boom and Doom Report, told CNBC.

  • Market Tips: Hold Three Things - Bonds, Gold, Silver Friday, 19 Dec 2008 | 7:23 AM ET

    Global markets were down Friday, tracking Wall Street's overnight losses. The dollar continued to fall, on track for the biggest weekly decline since 1985, and oil remained near 4-1/2 year lows.

  • Market Tips: How Far Will the Dollar Fall? Thursday, 18 Dec 2008 | 9:50 AM ET

    Global markets look set to remain volatile until year-end, as the dollar reverses several months of gains and hits a 2-1/2 month low against the euro, and as oil falls to the $40-a-barrel level despite OPEC's historic supply cut.

  • Commodity Picks for the Brave Thursday, 18 Dec 2008 | 7:11 AM ET

    For brave investors getting back into stocks, Juerg Zingg, managing partner at Q Investments, says that Xstrata, Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton are smart bets in the basic resource sector; while oil services companies like Fugro, Seadrill and Noble Corp. are attractive; and refiners such as Valero and Petroplus look good.

  • Charts Predict: S&P to 1,050; Gold to $2,000 in a Year Wednesday, 17 Dec 2008 | 8:12 AM ET

    Enjoy the rally in the S&P 500 while you can, said Chris Locke, managing director at Oystertrade.com Management, adding that it could last weeks if not months. But trading in the index will be "choppy," Locke said.

  • Market Tips: Prepare for Years of Rallies & Crashes Wednesday, 17 Dec 2008 | 6:09 AM ET

    Global markets had mild gains Wednesday after the Federal Reserve cut rates to a range of zero and 0.25 percent, as many anticipated. Experts told CNBC that recent market volatility will continue for some time.

  • Market Tips: Gold, Dollar Lose their Appeal Tuesday, 16 Dec 2008 | 7:27 AM ET

    Investors were cautious on stocks but sold the dollar Tuesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's rate decision. Experts interviewed by CNBC see safe havens like gold and the greenback losing their appeal.

  • Market Tips: Dollar Rally Largely Over Monday, 15 Dec 2008 | 8:22 AM ET

    The Federal Reserve will again lower interest rates on Tuesday to fight the deepest recession the U.S. has known in years, and may also announce some "unconventional" measures.

  • Gold has reached a good base of $730 and it looks likely to break out of that negative trend, Robin Griffiths, technical analyst at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC.

  • Market Tips: Why Dollar Must Decouple from Stocks Friday, 12 Dec 2008 | 7:08 AM ET

    The dollar dived to a 13-year low against the yen on Friday after the U.S. Senate failed to agree a bailout for U.S. automakers, raising the prospect Japanese authorities may intervene to stem the yen's rise.

  • Market Tips: How to Survive the Bear Market Thursday, 11 Dec 2008 | 8:49 AM ET

    Global markets were wobbly Thursday, hurt by uncertainty over a $14 billion rescue plan for U.S. automakers. In the midst of the increased market volatility, experts interviewed by CNBC advise investors to stay cautious and diversified to survive the bear market.

  • Market Tips: A Light Recovery in 2009 Wednesday, 10 Dec 2008 | 8:19 AM ET

    Hopes that governments worldwide will aid ailing industries and implement stimulus measures to fight against a deepening economic crisis lifted Asian stocks Wednesday. Experts tell CNBC an end is near for the economic gloom.

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