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Market Tips: Buy Gold at $850; S&P Near Bottom

Banks and insurance shares propelled global stock markets back into the green Wednesday. As investors pile back into stocks, the price of gold has fallen toward $900 an ounce. Experts tell CNBC when is the right time to invest in the precious metal.

Buy Gold When It Hits $850

Gold is a good buy at around $850, says Lim Say Boon, chief investment strategist at Standard Chartered Group Wealth Management, as he sees the precious metal at $1,000 by year-end. He reveals how else he is investing in today's "Protect Your Wealth".

Gold Bars
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Gold Bars

Gold-en Investments

Investors should return to gold if signs of inflation pick up, says Jonathan Barratt, managing director at Commodity Broking Services.

S&P 500 to Bottom in a Few Months

Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at Standard & Poor's, thinks it is premature to call the bear market over. He talks to CNBC about why the economy is not out of the woods yet.

Sinking Outlook for Dry Bulk Shipping

Johnson Leung, senior shipping analyst with Tufton Oceanic, expects further downside to dry bulk shipping as steel demand in China, its key driver, has not returned to full speed yet.

Credit Prices are Catching Up

Credit prices are catching up to equity prices, observes Paul Schulte, MD at Nomura International.

China Stimulus = Infrastructure Opportunities

On the back of Beijing's stimulus measures, Victor Chu, chairman & CEO of First Eastern Investment Group explains why he is bullish on building materials & infrastructure stocks.

China Banks to Post Good Earnings

Outline of Asia, Map of Asia
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Outline of Asia, Map of Asia

Ahead of Bank of Communications' earnings report, Marco Mak, analyst at Tai Fook Securities shares his favorable outlook for the Chinese banking sector.

Bear Market Will Cease When Financials Stabilize

Financials need to stabilize before we are able to exit this bear market, says Paul Ramscar, assistant director of private clients at Tyche. He gives his outlook on the financial sector.

Asian Banks Need to Consolidate

Paul Schulte, MD at Nomura Int'l tells CNBC why Asian banks will need to consolidate in order to weather the pain when western banks pull out of the region.

Asia's Banking Pains

As western banks will be forced to deleverage their balance sheets, Paul Schulte, MD at Nomura International, explains why this will be a painful process for Asia's financial system.