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.
Yen Preferred Currency
The yen remains the preferred funding currency to carry trade, says Michael Woolfolk, senior currency strategist at the Bank of New York Mellon. He tells CNBC that that's the best measure of market risk and risk tolerance.
US Needs Organic Rally
In order for an "organic rally" to take place, U.S. equities have to go up without the benefit of the dollar going down, says Jack Bouroudjian, CEO of IndexFuturesGroup.com.
Positive on Australia
Australia's growth in 2010 could outstrip that of the U.S., the EU and Japan, believes Thomas Byrne, senior VP, Asia-Middle East Sovereign at Moody's Sovereign Risk Group.
Countries Need to Grow to Get Out of Debt
Countries need to grow in order to get out of a debt problem, says Thomas Byrne, senior VP, Asia-Middle East Sovereign at Moody's Sovereign Risk Group.
Gold Being Rediscovered as a Monetary Asset
Gold is being rediscovered as a monetary asset, says Marcus Grubb, MD at the World Gold Council, which explains the strong gains seen recently in the precious metal's price. He reveals how best to gain exposure to gold, in this installment of "Protect Your Wealth."
Buy Natural Gas
Natural gas is a buy, says John Licata, chief investment strategist at Blue Phoenix. He speaks to CNBC about the commodities market.