We're in a Year-End Bear Market Rally
The markets are currently in the midst of a self-fulfilling prophecy -- an end of the year bear market rally, notes Kirby Daley, senior strategist at Newedge Group.
Waiting for the Light at the End of the Tunnel
Investors are still concerned about the credit crisis and the real estate sector. Once progress is made on those, will there be a significant bounce in the economy and a persistent bounce in stocks, Paul Nolte, director of investments at Hinsdale Associates, said.
"Any continued bad economic news will spell another retest of the lows sometime in the first half of '09," Nolte added.
Asia: The First to Recover in 2009?
Asia should be the first to recover in 2009, believes Gabriel Yap, senior dealing director at DMG and Partners Securities. He discusses how he is investing to capitalize on this.
Gloomy '09 Outlook for China's Economy
The private sector slowdown in investments could easily hit trillions of yuan in 2009, says Jerry Lou, China strategist at Morgan Stanley. Lou and Graham Hutchings, managing editor at Oxford Analytica assesses the road ahead of China.
Outlook for China's Economy