Global stocks were lower on Thursday after the Federal Reserve reiterated its special liquidity measures would expire early next year. Experts told CNBC investors should stick to value areas as a result.
Stick to "Value"
Gold and oil are the "value areas", says John DiPlacido, oil trader and president at Energex.
Gold Will Peak at $1,500 in Mid-2010
Gold prices are set to remain strong in 2010, with the precious metal set to peak at $1,500 by mid-year, says Tetsuya Yoshii, VP for derivative products at Mizuho Corporate Bank.
Strong US Dollar Depends on Fed Rates
The stronger US dollar story only comes when the Fed signals rates are going to go up, says Stephen Halmarick, head of investment market research at Colonial First State.
Dollar in Short-Term Technical Rebound
A low U.S. interest rate environment will drive dollar carry trades and together with reflation trades, will dominate markets in 2010, says Fan Cheuk Wan, MD and head of research Asia Pacific at Credit Suisse Private Banking.
Investing in Asia
Asian stocks are split into two clusters, notes Paul Chanin, MD at Citi Investment Research. He tells CNBC what separates them and how investors can play on this.
China Is a Long-Term Story
Paul Ramscar, director of wealth management at Financial Partners remains long-term bullish on China, saying he won't leave the party early. He shares his sector picks on this installment of "Protect Your Wealth."
Indonesia Looks Attractive
Indonesia remains an attractive investment destination, says Prakriti Sofat, regional economist at Barclays Capital.
Cherrypicking in Indonesia
Invest in Indonesia's domestic consumption plays, suggests Prakriti Sofat, regional economist at Barclays Capital. She names the sectors that she favors.