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Market Tips: Shop for Bargains in Retail

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Thursday, 8 Jan 2009 | 4:04 AM ET

Global stocks were in the red Thursday after dire U.S. employment data cooled investors' willingness to take risks for higher returns. But experts tell CNBC there are bargains out there.

Bargain Hunting

Avoid financials and look to beaten down retailers instead, advises Benjamin Pedley, MD & investment strategist at LGT Investment Management.

Bubble Building in US Treasurys

The bubble that is building in U.S. Treasurys will probably take a longer-than-expected time to burst, says Benjamin Pedley, MD & investment strategist at LGT Investment Management.

The Bear Market Rally Isn't Over

The current bear market rally has a little bit further to run, says Benjamin Pedley, MD & investment strategist at LGT Investment Management. He tells CNBC that stocks may see another 10% to 15% upside.

Know When to Exit Investments

The key to having a good year in 2009 is knowing when to exit your investments, Benjamin Pedley, MD & investment strategist at LGT Investment Management tells investors. He talks strategy in this installment of "Protect Your Wealth".

Dow is Still on a Downward Trend

While the Dow does have a support level, its downward trend is far from being reversed, according to the charts of Aaron Smith, managing director at Superfund Financial.

China's Trading at a Discount

China looks attractive as it is trading at a slight discount to the rest of Asia, notes Andrew Pease, investment strategist at Russell Investment Group.

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