Global stocks spent the last day of the week in the green but investors fretted that the US February jobs report would be worse than previously forecast. Economists polled by Reuters see 648,000 jobs lost in the US. As markets continue their volatile streak, experts tell CNBC how to invest.
Sell on Rallies
Sell into rallies, says Steve Johnson, managing director of the Intelligent Investor. He speaks to CNBC about the commodities market.
Commodity Currencies Outlook
Commodity currencies like the Aussie dollar should be sold in any rally, advises Vassili Serebriakov, currency strategist at Wells Fargo.
Looking for a Safe Harbor in FX
Watching the FX market is a bit like watching a drunk trying to get home, says Robert Rennie, currency strategist at Westpac Bank.
Upbeat on Taiwan's Tech Space
Matthew Lee, head of Greater China strategies at MFC Global Investment Management likes Taiwanese tech stocks but he is not bullish across the board. He also reveals his top picks within this space.
Common Sense Will Revive the Market
"This market is the inverse of the tech boom. The more the market goes down, the more people worry about the more it goes down," John Haynes from Rensburg Sheppards said. "The only antidote to that is common sense." He explains why markets should be looked at for the long term.
In the past several months, defensive stocks have outperformed cyclical stocks, but it is not yet the time to go entirely into cyclicals. Chris Price from LV= Asset Management and Bob Parker from Credit Suiss discuss why.
Buy Equities for the Long Term
Thanks to the dire state of the global economy, people do not know whether to put their money in the bank or under their mattress. Geoff Tresman from Punter Southall and Paul White from Belgravia Insurance Consultants Financial joined CNBC to discuss the best ways to make money.
Stocks Forming a Base?
After US stock indexes took out their November lows, the market might be nearing a bottom, according to Vince Farrell from Soleil Securities. He explains to CNBC that the number of companies on the S&P pushing to new lows has reduced since October. “There's something going on," he concluded.
Investors Seek Safety Over Quality
"It's hard to see the bottom from here," Nick Parsons from nabCapital Markets said Friday, as Citigroup's share price fell below $1 and heavyweights General Motors and General Electric (CNBC's parent company) were dragged sharply lower. "What you've got is a flight to safety."