Global stocks were lower on Thursday with the euro hitting a 7-month low against the dollar as concerns intensified that Greece's fiscal problems could spread to other highly-indebted euro zone countries.
Experts told CNBC that the markets will remain range-bound for the next few years and explain how investors can cash in on this volatility as well as make money in the hedge fund space.
Investing in Volatility
Markets will be range-bound for the next few years, foresees Al Wilkinson, principal portfolio manager at Pengana Global Volatility Fund. He tells CNBC how investors can cash in on this volatility.
Go for A Global Macro Strategy
A global macro strategy will do very well in the hedge fund space this year, says Howard Eisen, managing director at Fletcher Bennett Capital, as he shares his investment insights. Eisen also explains why the tech and healthcare sectors offer buying opportunities.
Alternative Investments in 2010
It is time for investors to shift more into long-short strategies in the hedge funds space, suggests Paul Heffner, CEO at Gen2 Partners.
Risk Aversion Back on the Table
Risk aversion will continue to plague the FX market in the coming weeks, believes Mitul Kotecha, head of global FX strategy at Calyon. He outlines the issues investors are watching.
Has the Greenback Bottomed?
Is the 8-year bear market for the U.S. dollar over? Simon Warner, head of macro markets at AMP Capital speaks about whether the dollar has bottomed.
Oil Unlikely to Break Above $80/bbl in Near-Term
The prospect of oil rising beyond $80 a barrel is fairly unlikely in the near- to medium term, says Huw Williams, director of Arden Partners.
More Upside for Oil
There is still more room for oil to the upside, says John Diplacido, president & oil trader and Energex.
Investors Look to Asia
There is more investor interest in Asia as it is recovering more than the U.S. and Europe, says John Fildes, COO at Instinet.
Positive on Japan
The Japanese market looks attractive to Uwe Parpart, Asia strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald. He explains his upbeat outlook and reveals his tops picks in Japan.
Expect M&A Activity to Pick Up in Asia Pacific
Greg Bundy, vice chairman at Aims Finance, sees M&A activities picking up in the first-half of this year in Asia Pacific. He explains how investors can cash in on this.