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The government is starting to purchase stakes in financials, so should investors follow suit? Michael Cuggino, manager of the Permanent Portfolio Fund, says yes.
Focus on yields, says John Merrill, Tanglewood Wealth Management, because there are some "incredible bargains."
Stocks bounced back from their worst week ever with one of their best performances in history as investors cheered a global cash infusion designed to unthaw the credit market and avoid a global meltdown. The Dow gained more than 900 points, its biggest one-day point gain ever.
What stocks are going to be left standing after the current crisis has run its course? Paul Kedrosky of Ten Asset Management believes it will be companies that handle financial risk and tranparency well.
Stocks bounced back from their worst week ever as investors cheered a series of measures and cash injections by governments and central banks designed to prop up the banking sector and avoid a global meltdown. The Dow was up nearly 500 points, or more than 5.5 percent.
Shana Orczyk, research analyst at Peak Financial Management, said if we have not hit the market bottom yet, we're close.
At a time when many investors are looking to cash out, some market experts caution to stay in.
The next market shaking event will be Washington Mutual swaps, says Craig Columbus, Advanced Equities Asset Management chief market strategist.
As U.S. stocks opened higher on overseas gains ands news of European bank rescues, the experts cautioned investors to stay in the markets.
Stocks rallied at the opening bell Monday following a series of measures and cash injections by governments and central banks designed to prop up the banking sector and avoid a global meltdown. The Dow was up about 400 points, or 5 percent, within the first few minutes of trading.
Wall Street looked set to rally Monday following a series of measures and cash injections by governments and central banks designed to prop up the banking sector and avoid a global meltdown.
Energy stocks are not only the worst performing sector today, but they also hold the 1st or 2nd spot on the loser list for the week, the month and since September 1st.
Attention bottom fishers. Pay attention today because the market will finally hit bottom. That's the bold prediction of Jefferies managing director Art Hogan, who told CNBC, "Enough is going to be enough. If you look at all the carnage we've done to major market indices the bottom gets put in today."
Peter Eliades, analyst at Stockmarket Cycles, told CNBC that although we have not yet hit market bottom, there are still a few stocks that look "interesting."
Sri Raman, senior analyst at StarMine, pinpointed companies that are expected to announce both positive and negative earnings surprises in the coming weeks.
"Don't expect huge economic growth post recession ... as such I think you need higher-quality names in your portfolio," Bob Doll, Vice Chariman & Global Chief Investment Officer of Equities BlackRock told CNBC.
This market is now a bear-within-a-bear: The S&P 500 have given up 20 percent since Sept. 1, 2008. About 30 S&P stocks are down by 50 percent or more. See the stats — and the biggest losers.
A global round of rate cuts was coordinated by the U.S. Federal Reserve, European Union, Switzerland, Canada, Sweden and the Bank of England. But the stock markets' response was tepid at best. Steve Forbes told CNBC that solving the global economic crisis will require a more than the rate cuts.
After the global rate cut, why was the market rally so weak? Art Hogan, chief market strategist at Jefferies & Company, offered his insights to CNBC. He also gave sector picks and portfolio allocation advice.
"The worst period of the U.S. dollar is behind us," said Royce Tostrams of Tostrams Groep. He told CNBC that the greenback is now a "safe haven" for investors.