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Market Tips: Recovery Strength Is Underestimated

Global stocks were mixed Friday after the Dow's 2 percent gain overnight on better-than-expected U.S. GDP figures that showed the world's biggest economy exited recession in the third quarter.

Experts told CNBC that improving economic data will continue to boost the stocks. They warned investors to be careful when shorting the market, as the strength of the recovery is underestimated.

Markets Will Be Supported on Dips

Improving economic numbers will continue to support equities, and those who short the market may be caught a little behind the ball, says Grant Bowers, portfolio manager at Franklin U.S. Opportunities Fund.

Equities Will Outperform Bonds

Larry Kantor, global head of research at Barclays Capital, believes equities will outperform corporate credit.

Underestimating the Strength of a Recovery

People are underestimating the strength of the recovery, believes Larry Kantor, global head of research at Barclays Capital.

US Growth Will Continue

Growth will continue in the U.S., says Larry Kantor, global head of research at Barclays Capital, as the unemployment rate is seen trending down by end 2009.

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US Economy in Recovery Mode

U.S. markets jumped on strong third-quarter GDP data overnight. Grant Bowers, portfolio manager at Franklin U.S. Opportunities Fund says the recession most likely ended in the last quarter and the economy is in recovery mode.

Hard to Reverse USD's Downward Trend

The dollar's negative forces are too powerful at the moment to change the its trend, says Richard Yetsenga, regional FX strategist at HSBC.

Opportunities in Japan

Japanese stocks still look cheap, says Pearlyn Wong, investment analyst at Bank Julius Baer. She tells CNBC why companies like Nintendo, Honda and domestic-demand stocks are good investments.

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