Global stocks drifted lower on Wednesday after reaching new 2009 highs earlier in the week as investors braced for more earnings results. Experts tell CNBC they are bullish on stocks.
Techs Will Lead Stock Surge
Jim Goodnight, CEO of SAS, sees demand growth in software to improve processes and prevent fraud in banking, insurance and government sectors. He tells CNBC that techs will lead the stock market surge.
Bullish on Equities
Daphne Roth, head of equity research, Asia at ABN Amro Private Banking recently upgraded her call on equities to 'overweight'.
Stay Long on Stocks
Stay long equity markets but the pace of gain will moderate over the next six months, says Bob Parker, vice chairman at Credit Suisse Asset Management.
Market Rally To Fade By Year-End
The market rally will fade by the end of the year, predicts Bob Parker, vice chairman at Credit Suisse Asset Management.
"Panic Buying" in Markets
The rally in markets may be getting ahead of itself, says Ron Ianieri, chief market strategist with Ion Option. He speaks to CNBC about the "panic buying" in markets.
Increase Allocation for Hedge Funds
Rising default rates in the consumer sector, commercial real estate loans and junk bonds are areas of concern, says Bob Parker of Credit Suisse Asset Management. On hedge funds, Parker says the outlook for the industry is turning positive.
M&A to Rise in Second Half
M & A activity will escalate in the second-half of the year, says Warren Gilman, managing director, head of Asia Pacific, CIBC world markets.
Long-Term Prospects Good for Nickel
There is an excellent outlook for nickel in the long-term says Nick Poll, managing director at Mirabela Nickel.