Market Tips: Stocks to Flatline, BRICs to Hit Wall
Global stocks were mostly higher on Tuesday, edging closer to a 17-1/2 month peak. But experts are wary of the sustainability of this rally and see stocks flatlining. They also expect BRIC markets to underperform developed markets this year.
No Great Upside for Stocks
It's not time to enter the markets as there's no great upside for the moment, says Uwe Parpart, chief economist and strategist, Asia at Cantor Fitzgerald.
Neutral on Equities
Bhaskar Laxminarayan, CIO at Pictet Asia, is neutral on equities right now. Laxminarayan reveals where he is finding opportunities at the moment.
Time to Sell When Dow Hits 11,000
Take some money off the table when U.S. stock indices cross major milestones going into the earnings season, advises Scott Redler, chief strategic officer at T3live.com.
BRIC Hits The Wall
BRIC markets will probably underperform developed markets in 2010, says Emil Wolter, head of regional strategy, Asian equities at RBS.
Investing in India and China
Aadil Ebrahim, managing director at Bowen Capital Management is long India's infrastructure space but not China's due to overcapacity there.
Don't Short Oil Now
Give banking stocks a rest as the sector has had a great run and rotate into commodities, says Scott Redler, chief strategic officer at T3live.com.
Top End of Crude Market
The first sign of a weaker dollar will send crude off to the races, says Matt Zeman, commodity futures broker at LaSalle Futures Group.
Bearish on the Yen
Callum Henderson, head for FX strategy, global markets at Standard Chartered, is bullish on dollar-yen and bearish on the yen.
Impact of Greece on the Euro
The Greek bond sale is a slight positive, says John Kyriakopoulos, head of currency, global markets research at NAB. He tells CNBC how this is going to affect the euro this week.