Global stocks rose on Friday as metal and oil prices gained. Experts tell CNBC the rally still has legs and it's time to buy, buy, buy.
Time to Shop in the US
The second-quarter earnings season may offer positive surprises, says Milton Ezrati of Lord Abbett, after U.S. first-quarter GDP fell a less-than-expected 5.5%. He tells CNBC that he sees long-term opportunities in the U.S. market.
US Markets Can Continue to Rally
Milton Ezrati, partner, senior economist & market strategist at Lord Abbett sees a lot of evidence to suggest that the U.S. market can continue to rally. But he tells CNBC that this is unlikely to happen in a straight line.
Buy Financials, Defensives
Robert Howe, chief executive officer at Geomatrix (H.K.) is buying financials and defensives.
Hans Goetti, chief investment officer at LGT Bank in Liechtenstein, says the market rally still has legs given abundant liquidity, but he is underweight equities.
The Case for Managed Futures
Hans Goetti, chief investment officer at LGT Bank in Liechtenstein finds attractive opportunities in managed futures and high quality corporate bonds.
Don't Listen to Economists!
Don't listen to the economists, quips Roger Nightingale, strategist at Pointon York. He says corporates give a better gauge of the environment, and that they now say things are still weak.
Increase Exposure to Asia
Investors should increase their exposure to Asian equities, advises Kerry Series, head of Asia Pacific equities at AMP Capital Investors.
Commodities Due for a Correction
The commodity market is due for a correction, believes Mark Hansen, director of trading at CPM Group, adding that energy will lead the way.
Dollar Finds Good Support at 95-Yen Range
Jonathan Cavenagh, currency strategist at Westpac Bank, believes the green shoots story will fade going into the third quarter and risk aversion is creeping back. He tells CNBC a less downbeat tankan will be positive for the yen but will not make lasting impact on dollar-yen trade.