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While some investors were standing on the sidelines during the market rally, Alan Lancz was busy buying, with a one-word explanation: Valuation. (Part Two)
Technology is one of the most attractive sectors in the stock market presently, offering high-quality names at greatly reduced prices, tech investor Ben Rogoff from Polar Capital Partners said Friday.
Potash has been beaten down for months but climbed Wednesday, and options are betting that the stock will go higher. The Canadian firm may not be a household name, but it's the world's largest fertilizer company. And its stock has understandably gotten some attention lately...
Travel may not seem like an industry on the move, but Jake Fuller of Thomas Weisel Partners has some travel-related stocks on his "buy" list.
Fort Pitt Capital Group's Charlie Smith has been getting an early start on his holiday shopping — and he has some stock-buy suggestions based on what others have been buying.
Just in time for the holiday weekend, Wilsey Asset Management's Brent Wilsey has some turkey-flavored stock picks. Three straight days of Wall Street gains just sharpened his appetite.
Corporate bonds are getting some traction among investment professionals these days. Randall Eley of the Edgar Lomax Company takes the argument a step beyond, and favors putting money back into large-cap stocks.
All of a sudden, financial stocks are finding their way back into the investment dialogue. Jordan Posner of Matrix Asset Advisors has a lot to say — and a lot of stock picks.
Staples is seeing strong put activity Tuesday, ahead of its quarterly earnings report next week. More than 13,800 puts have changed hands this morning, more than double the daily average in the last 30 days. ... We've followed unusual action in the world's largest office products company before — and harvested some fat profits.
The market landscape has changed dramatically, according to Barber Financial Group's Dean Barber. "Not that you can't be a long-term investor, but I don't think our markets are going to give us that nice little upward trend that we saw for so many years," he told CNBC. "You have to be more tactical."
Alternative-energy stocks may be running out of gas, says Jerry Castellini of CastleArk Management.
Choosing among banks is a potentially hazardous task for an investor these days — but Jim Hardesty of Hardesty Capital Management says the financial sector will be out front, as the economy and the markets recover.
LPL Financial's Jeffrey Kleintop says one type of investment vehicle is going to "bounce the hardest."
David Fording says there are good stock opportunities out there -- if you look for high quality. The co-portfolio manager of the William Blair growth Fund named four stocks for a long-term plan.
Options traders are showing bullish activity today in Nucor, the U.S.' largest recycler of steel scrap, which is down 70 percent from its summertime high. So what does this mean for you?
The U.S. government's plan to inject $20 billion into Citigroup failed to fully reassure analysts about financials. So what is safe to invest in now? Tim Harris at JPMorgan Asset Management and Khiem Do at Baring Asset Management offered their sector strategies to CNBC.
The U.S. government has agreed to guarantee over $300 billion of Citigroup's troubled assets -- loans and securities backed by residential and commercial real estate and other such assets.
Pulte Homes plunged to a new multi-year low today, after our OptionMonster's tracking systems showed strong institutional put buying yesterday. Our puts becamse that much more valuable....
Banks are anathema to stock-market investors now, but Peter Sorrentino of Huntington Asset Advisors says that will change — probably around the middle of next year.
Motorola has had about as much good news as I've got hair: The company is losing market share every day, and its commoditized business is under attack by Samsung, LG, Nokia, and HTC. But as bad as things are, MOT shares may be worth a look now...