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Stocks finished mixed amid volatile oil prices and a weak manufacturing report from the Fed.
Ted Parrish, co-portfolio manager of the Henssler Equity Fund, thinks it's time to buy some out-of-favor sectors like consumer cyclicals -- and even financials.
To give investors an edge on their portfolios, CNBC asked the market experts for their best stock picks now.
Small- and mid-cap firms -- like a chemical-additive company, a software producer, and a tire-maker -- add up to a smart portfolio, according to 5-star fund manager Jonathan Vyorst. PLUS: Web-Exclusive picks!
What's bubbling in the options market? General Electric and financials, according to one tracker.
Steve Weeple, head of U.S. equities for Standard Life Investments, has some suggestions about where to find the most energetic equities.
Options were active in GE and Goldman Sachs last week, according to one observer.
The week began with a flashback to the credit crisis. It ended with figures showing the fastest inflation in six months and the lowest consumer-sentiment reading in 28 years. Along the way, as the stock market ebbed and flowed, CNBC guests assembled a collective portfolio that was heavy on technology, energy, and global exposure.
To help investors get their portfolios ready for next week, CNBC asked the market pros for their best stock picks now.
Barry James has a checklist for worthy investments. To be attractive, a stock must have good relative value, good historical corporate earnings, and good relative price strength.
How are you honoring your father this Father's Day? With a tie? A recycled birthday present? How about some stock?
Morgan Stanley issued an interesting report on Thursday. They upgraded financials to a neutral weight, and I thought their reasoning was sound and creative.
The markets seesawed amid mixed economic and financial news on Thursday.
Stocks had a rocky afternoon as the market lost all its initial gains, then rebounded right before the close. Here's what some of the pros were recommending for investors.
"We've had a bear market," David Katz of Matrix Asset Advisors told CNBC. "We think the next move in the market is going to start to discount a better `09, and a lot of these problems being resolved, and so we'd be buying into this weakness." Not only is Katz buying, he's buying financials!
One company rode the tech bubble of the 1990s; the other is part of the ill-starred fraternity of bond insurers. What do they have in common? Matthew Kaufler of Touchstone Value Opportunities thinks investors ought to give them a look.
Barry Ritholtz has had a "sell" on Lehman Brothers for several months. The latest management turmoil just confirms his view.
Now is a good time for investors to jump into deeply discounted stocks across all sectors, Ken Fisher, CEO of Fisher Investments, told "Squawk Box Europe" Thursday.
Stocks dropped sharply Wednesday as oil prices recovered from previous losses.
Investment banks look to raise new capital and calm the turbulent waves they've been riding, but the recovery is still a long way off, says Meredith Whitney, executive direct of equity research at Oppenheimer & Co.