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A number of U.S. banks stand to gain after the government takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Dick Bove, analyst at Ladenburg Thalman & Co., told CNBC.
Brian Nagel, retail analyst at UBS offered advice on different home improvement stocks that could help benefit investors.
Uri Landesman at ING Investment Management sees plenty of upside for stocks from technology and global metals companies.
Patrick Cunningham of Manning & Napier says your best buys now are big-cap stocks. He might know: his 5-star Manning & Napier Pro-Blend fund is up 10.15 percent over the past five years.
With oil prices sliding but the dollar rally unsteady, where will gold go? Dawn Bennett of Bennett Group Financial Services and Mike O'Rourke of BTIG Bass Trading gave CNBC their insights into precious metal.
Buy into the bear, say Jim O'Shaughnessy and Fritz Meyer. The strategists offered CNBC their insights and sector plays.
There are homebuilder strategies for savvy investors, says Randy Frederick. The director of derivatives at Charles Schwab gave his plays for the sector now.
Commodities are unwinding -- but Bob Richards, Longbow Research analyst, says steel stocks are only going to get stronger. "There are systemic reasons for prices to stay high," Richards assured investors.
The options market is looking at mining equipment makers, cell phone equipment outfits, and the semiconductor sector, Rebecca Darst of Interactive Brokers said on CNBC's "Squawk Box" Thursday morning.
Formula Capital's James Altucher says investors look at companies involved in Chinese travel: "This is still an economy that's growing 10 percent a year."
Let others go after the extremes: RidgeWorth's Don Wordell is a mid-cap manager, and his 4-star RidgeWorth Mid-Cap Value Fund is up an average of 12.14 percent per year over the last five years.
The dollar is stronger, oil prices are dropping. So what's the commodity play now? Giles Keating, global head of research at Credit Suisse, has two answers. Watch the video for Keating's strategy.
Jim Hardesty sees the glass more than half full. The strategist-economist of Hardesty Capital Management expects recovery -- and he has a few carefully-chosen stock picks.
Fund manager Ted Moore has found some unexpected opportunities for investors in a couple of familiar Wall Street names.
After spending the first half of the year as a bear, Noah Blackstein finds himself overcome by optimism -- and for stock-picking purposes, it's about technology.
Anxiety over Hurricane Gustav is fading, oil prices are falling, and Brent Wilsey of Wilsey Asset Management says it's time for stock-market investors to get into the action.
As the storm called Gustav heads for America's Gulf Coast, Susquehanna Financial Group gaming, lodging, and leisure analyst Robert LaFleur says casinos in the region are better prepared to weather the storm than they were when Hurricane Katrina came ashore.
There's still a lot of real estate between the storm called Gustav and the offshore oil and gas rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, but Randy Frederick is already thinking past the storm -- to the challenge of fixing up and cleaning up.
Gary Stefanski's school color is orange, but he spends a lot of time looking for green. He's portfolio manager of the investment club at Syracuse University. The portfolio currently runs about $155,000.
With Gustav apparently heading for America's oil and gas fields in the Gulf of Mexico, Eric Marshall says there are some swiftly-developing long-term opportunities for investors.