The price of "feel good" commodities like coffee and cocoa are set to rise in 2009, while gold could rally to $1,200 in the New Year, analysts told CNBC Tuesday.
Read all the market predictions from the experts that appeared on CNBC:
Gold to Hit $1,200 by 2009
Gold is set to hit $1,200, predicts John Licata, chief investment strategist at Blue Phoenix.
'Feel Good' Commodities to Rise in '09
Coffee and cocoa prices are set to appreciate in 2009, predicts Mark Hansen, director of trading at CPM Group. Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com verifies this call using the charts.
Value in Australia Blue Chips
Ron Cameron, senior analyst at Ord Minnett, sees value in Australian equities, particularly the blue chips. He tells CNBC's which stocks to watch.
GM Sideways, Toyota Down
Based on chart analysis, GM shares will trade sideways while Toyota Motor's stock will fall. Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com reads between the lines.
Honda Shares Healthier than Toyota's
Honda shares look healthier than Toyota's, says Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com. He charts Japan's top auto stocks.
Will Vietnam's Star Shine Again?
Vietnam, once the darling of frontier markets, is by far the worst performing market in Asia this year. Spencer White, CEO, Thien Viet Securities tells CNBC whether the outlook will change in 2009. Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com charts key stocks in the Vietnam market.
Better Year for Aussie Shares in '09
It is time to position away from defensives, as 2009 will be a better year, says Andrew Pease, investment strategist at Russell Investment Group. He shares his investment strategy wtih CNBC.
Tough First Quarter for Hong Kong
Expect a tough first-quarter for the Hong Kong market, says Phillip Chan, director of Shenyin Wanguo Securities, Hong Kong.
Continue to Stay Cautious
Continue to invest in defensive sectors like utilities, telcos, infrastructure and consumer staples, advises Lucinda Chan, divisional director at Macquarie Private Wealth.
Investing in a Downturn
Lucinda Chan, divisional director at Macquarie Private Wealth, tells CNBC how investors should position themselves amid a slowing Australian economy in "Protect Your Wealth".
Dollar-Yen to Hit ¥80 in 2009
Expect dollar-yen to slip towards 80 yen in 2009, says Clifford Bennett, chief economist at Kintec Securities. He shares his currency forecast with CNBC.
Chip Firms not for Equity Investors
Bhavin Shah, managing director and head of global technology research at JPMorgan, India, expects many chip firms to go under, if they do not get government aid. Their future growth will also be hampered, as he explains to CNBC.