Global stocks tried to keep positive Thursday as forecast-beating earnings from major corporates lent support. Experts tell CNBC that nasty surprises could be ahead for the economy.
Dollar Support Seen in the Short Term
As Sebastien Barbe, senior economist & strategist at Calyon Corporate & Investment Bank expects some nasty surprises on the economic front, he sees support for the dollar in the short term.
Can This Rally Last?
Marco Wong, CIO, Asia ex-Japan at Societe Generale Asset Management is concerned that corporate earnings may not be keeping up with equity prices.
Japanese Stocks Looking More Attractive
Japanese equities are becoming more attractive, says Christian Nolting, regional head of portfolio management & lead strategist, Asia Pacific for Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management.
Gold Loses Luster on Lack of Investment
Gold prices have not reached above the $1000-level because there has been a lack of investment dollars, says Larry Levin, founder & president of Secrets of Traders.
Commercial Real Estate Crash Won't Be Disastrous
According to many analysts, commercial real estate could be the next big shoe to drop. But Michael Yoshikami of YCMNet Advisors does not think it will be cataclysmic.