• Merrill CEO: Stimulus Will 'Cushion' Downturn Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 2:51 PM ET

    John Thain, chief executive at Merrill Lynch, says there's no question the U.S. economy is slowing. But "the Fed actions -- and of course, the Administration’s actions on providing some stimulus -- I think will cushion the slowdown,” he told CNBC.

  • Tech Stocks: Buy Two, Skip One Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 1:52 PM ET

    After the Fed rate cut and recession talk now reversing itself, where should you put your money? Eugene Peroni, senior vice president and portfolio manager at Advisors Asset Management and David Stepherson, senior portfolio manager at Hardesty Capital Management, named the sectors and stocks to buy -- and avoid.

  • PepsiCo CEO: 'We Make Happiness' -- And Defense Play Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 9:35 AM ET

    PepsiCo Chief Executive Indra Nooyi says the beverage maker is safe from a downturn. Why?  "We make happiness. We are comfort foods."  The CEO was at Davos, sharing her insights on the industry and the global economy with CNBC.

  • Dow Chem CEO: I'm No Recession 'Chicken Little' Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 5:16 PM ET

    What is driving all the fearful recession chatter? Andrew Liveris, presidnt, chairman and chief executive at Dow Chemical, sums it up in one word: "Overreaction." At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, he offered CNBC his thoughts on issues ranging from the U.S. economy and consumers to China and oil prices.

  • Sudden Stock Rally Leaves Many Investors Guessing Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 5:37 PM ET

    Has the stock market finally hit bottom? Or was Wednesday's rebound a false rally in a bear market--a "dead-cat bounce"?

  • Has the Market Hit Bottom? What Do I Do Now? Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 2:34 PM ET

    CNBC asked the pros on how to survive this kind of market. Here's what they had to say.

  • The CNBC Edge: Market Survival Guide Tuesday, 22 Jan 2008 | 10:07 PM ET

    The Dow hit its lowest level in 15 months as the NASDAQ and S&P 500 also extended losses into the market close, despite the Fed’s emergency rate cut early Tuesday morning.Amid the market turmoil and recession angst, CNBC brings you the experts to help you keep your portfolio afloat.

  • US Markets Brace for A Selloff on Recession Fears Tuesday, 22 Jan 2008 | 5:18 AM ET

    This week could mark the end of the bull market for Wall Street, with U.S. stocks likely to join a global equity market plunge triggered by fears of a U.S. recession.  

  • Global Markets Skid Amid Jitters About U.S. Economy Monday, 21 Jan 2008 | 9:06 AM ET
    Christopher Walls, of Institutional Direct Inc., watches a monitor on the floor of  the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Feb. 27,  2007, in New York. Wall Street fell sharply, joining a global stock decline sparked by growing concerns that the U.S. and Chinese economies are cooling and that U.S. stocks are about to embark on a major correction. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)

    World stocks tumbled on Monday as fears gripped investors that a sliding U.S. economy would drag others down with it.

  • Airline M&A: Gordon Bethune's Predictions Friday, 18 Jan 2008 | 1:53 PM ET

    Gordon Bethune, former chairman and chief executive of Continental Airlines, offered CNBC his industry outlook -- particularly on mergers and acquisitions.

  • Buy Tech Stocks -- Carefully Friday, 18 Jan 2008 | 10:35 AM ET

    When you talk tech stocks with Scott Kessler, you've got to be more specific. The director of Standard and Poor's IT research group says investing in techs demands an examination of just where companies are positioned in the sector. He named stocks that fit his criteria.

  • Stock Picks: Investing In a Weak Economy Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | 4:07 PM ET

    Stocks swung lower after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said that the risks of an economic slowdown have escalated. Following the chairman’s testimony before Congress, CNBC talked to the experts to get their take on how to invest in a weak economy.

  • Pharma Analyst: Stocks Healthy Despite Bad News Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | 3:55 PM ET
    Eli Lilly

    For the second time this week, big pharma is taking a beating from critical reports about medications. This time, it's antidepressants. But one analyst thinks the drag on shares is overdone -- and names "exciting" pharma stocks.

  • These Airline Stocks Will Take Off Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | 11:06 AM ET

    Jamie Baker thinks airline stocks are ready to take off.  "We do see significant potential upside from here," the JP Morgan senior airline analyst told CNBC. He offered investors his top stock picks.

  • Cramer Rages on Banks: 'Where's the SEC?!' Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | 9:54 AM ET

    Why aren't the feds getting more involved in the whole banking sector writedown situation .. especially since the numbers are likely to get worse?

  • Cover Your (Financial) Shorts Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | 8:23 AM ET

    Is is time to stop betting against financials? Yes, according to Dennis Gartman, founder of The Gartman Letter and a well-known investment strategist.

  • Bargain Tech & Energy Stocks Wednesday, 16 Jan 2008 | 3:21 PM ET

    A certain semiconductor maker's stock is taking a pounding from its disappointing earnings report, but Bart Geer of Putnam Investments thinks it's become a real bargain. He named other stock picks, too -- in energy, despite fears of a U.S. recession.

  • Tech Bargains In Volatile Market Wednesday, 16 Jan 2008 | 2:21 PM ET
    Intel Core 2 Duo Processor

    The market's having another mixed day as investors wonder which way stocks are going. CNBC talked to some of the experts to get their take on where to invest now. Here's what some of them are saying.

  • Tech Stocks: Playing The 'IBM Surprise' Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | 4:45 PM ET

    IBM posted a 24 percent profit rise in a preliminary earnings release on Monday. The computer company's shares climbed as much as 10 percent. Peter Misek, technology analyst at Canaccord Adams, weighed in on IBM -- and offered CNBC his investment insights for other tech stocks.

  • 5-Star Real Estate Stock Picks Friday, 11 Jan 2008 | 1:26 PM ET

    Real estate is not dead -- even in the United States. Ritson Ferguson, manager of the ING Global Real Estate Fund, offered CNBC his favorite global real estate stocks.