Global stocks rose on Wednesday, with sentiment lifted by upbeat economic data out of China. Experts told CNBC investors should forget about currencies and fixed income and rather focus on benefiting from asset-price inflation by getting into real assets.
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Global stocks rose and the dollar fell on Monday after the Group of 20 pledged to keep stimulus in place until recovery was assured. But experts told CNBC gold is still king and the dollar will be on the defensive as more investors look towards currencies such as the Australian dollar.
Global stocks were mostly higher Friday ahead of the U.S. jobs report for October. But experts told CNBC they are skeptical of the current stock rally and see a bubble forming in all asset classes.
Global stocks were in the green on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Open Monetary Committee's interest-rate announcement. Economists expect the U.S. central bank to keep interest rates low "for an extended period," even as the economy shows signs of improving.
Global stocks were down sharply Tuesday as investors continued to fret over the early removal of government stimulus, particularly in the financial sector. Experts told CNBC the yen remains the favorite among the carry trades.
Global stocks were mostly lower on Monday, sticking close to one-month lows as news of CIT Group finally filed for bankruptcy underscored the continuing fragility of parts of the financial sector. Experts told CNBC safe-haven trading is back – for now.
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.
Global stocks were mixed on Thursday, with Asian shares closing lower, while European shares edged up to trade flat on the day, ahead of U.S. third-quarter GDP data. Experts told CNBC that despite an expected rise in activity in the world's largest economy, oil is still susceptible to a drop in price.
Global stocks were lower on Wednesday on worries of the pace of the economic recovery after a dip in U.S. consumer confidence. But experts told CNBC the market still has upward momentum.
Global stocks were mixed on Tuesday, as Asian shares followed Wall Street's overnight selloff, while European share rose on the back of a positive outlook from BP. Experts told CNBC a pullback would be healthy as it will set up the market for another rally.
Global stocks rose on Monday, starting the week in positive territory, ahead of another host of corporate earnings results. Experts told CNBC investors should begin to return to a fundamentals-focused portfolio.
Global stocks fell on Thursday, tracking Wall Street's overnight losses as some corporate earnings disappoint. The dollar rose while oil and gold took a breather. Experts told CNBC markets are heading for a down period, so it may be wise to invest in safe-haven gold.
Global stocks were in the red on Wednesday as profit taking in technology stocks pushed Asian shares lower. Experts told CNBC there is a small correction ahead, then stocks can move upwards from there.
Global stocks were mixed Tuesday, with European shares falling after hitting new one-year closing highs in the previous trading session. Experts told CNBC the rally still has one more leg up but they urge investors to approach it with caution.
Global stocks began the week in positive territory Monday as the dollar dipped against major currencies and another wave of corporate results is due out this week.
The S&P 500 index is likely to continue trading higher, but investors should remain wary of the market, as it lacks distinct momentum, Chris Locke, managing director at Oystertrade.com Management, said.
An enormous precious stone listed on a now bankrupt company's books for the value of 11 million pounds ($17.4 million) is probably not worth more than 100 pounds, British media reported Friday.
China has had recurring periods of greatness and recurring periods of disaster and now is the time to be in China, Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings, told CNBC as China celebrates 60 years of communist rule.
Commodities are the best area to invest in, as they protect against inflation and prices will rise if Asia's economies take off, Jim Rogers, CEO of Rogers Holdings, told CNBC Thursday.
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