• Financials Put The Pressure On Futures Tuesday, 4 Dec 2007 | 9:09 AM ET

    Futures lower this morning on pressure from the financials. The UBS headline for the bank analyst report this morning tells the story: lower earnings ahead. They are adjusting their 2008 earnings expectations for many banks and brokers.

  • Lehman Buys Van der Moolen US NYSE Assets Tuesday, 4 Dec 2007 | 6:33 AM ET

    Lehman Brothers said on Tuesday it would buy assets from Dutch specialist market maker Van der Moolen Holding including its New York Stock Exchange portfolio.

  • Van der Moolen, AmEx: The Latest Acquisition Talk Monday, 3 Dec 2007 | 4:48 PM ET

    We are still waiting for the NYSE to announce the winner of the bid for Van der Moolen's specialist business. Van der Moolen announced a couple weeks ago that they were exiting the business; I have reported Lehman is the winner, but there has been no official announcement.

  • Stocks Had Bad November -- Will Santa Bring a Rally? Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | 5:33 PM ET

    November, traditionally a good month for stocks, was anything but.  The Dow and S&P 500 had their worst month in five years.

  • Fund Manager Names Overlooked Mid-Cap Stocks Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | 4:05 PM ET

    Mid-cap stocks may be often overlooked -- but they can make an investor a lot of money, says Tony Dong, the portfolio manager of Munder Mid-Cap Core Growth Fund. He offered stock picks with low profiles and high potential.

  • Smorgasbord of Stock Picks for a Stable Portfolio Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | 12:42 PM ET

    Two top traders offered a mixed bag of stocks, across several sectors, to help investors prepare for market turbulence in the week ahead.

  • Manager Finds International Stock Inspiration Thursday, 29 Nov 2007 | 12:39 PM ET

    When a company combines international exposure with inspired management or a predictable business model, an investor should take note, says fund manager Jeff Auxier.

  • Mutual Funds: The Gift That Keeps On Giving Thursday, 29 Nov 2007 | 11:04 AM ET

    Stumped for a holiday gift?  Dan Lefkovitz recommends an investment in a mutual fund."It's the gift that keeps on giving," the Morningstar senior fund analyst told CNBC.

  • Top Manager Likes Real Estate (Yes, Real Estate) Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | 3:33 PM ET

    Steve Burton of ING Funds is a five-star fund manager who says investors ought to put money in -- believe it or not -- real estate. Read more for his specific stock picks.

  • Fund Manager Suggests Running With The 'Dogs' Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | 3:05 PM ET

    Christopher Zook thinks investors should begin to "nibble" on financial and retailing stocks in this volatile market.

  • Energy Stocks for Long-Term Investors Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | 12:58 PM ET

    David Fondren of Heartland Advisors has two plays for long-term investors looking to get into the red-hot energy sector. Read more to see what he likes -- and why.

  • Take A 'Nibble' on Financial, Retail Stocks: Manager Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | 10:58 AM ET

    Christopher Zook thinks investors should begin to "nibble" on financial and retailing stocks in this volatile market.

  • Manager Likes Research In Motion, MasterCard Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | 3:43 PM ET

    Fund manager Tony Weber says investors should look for strong growth prospects, global exposure and limited risk when considering stocks — qualities that add up to a "scalable business model."

  • Being Green Can Pay Off: Fund Manager Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | 1:47 PM ET

    Matt Patsky finds taking a fund green has been good not only for the environment but his investors as well.

  • Manager: Global Reach Makes Stocks Attractive Monday, 26 Nov 2007 | 1:04 PM ET

    Strong brand presence and global reach are enough to make two very different companies attractive investments to at least one analyst.

  • Fund Founder Picks Cheap Retail Stocks Monday, 26 Nov 2007 | 11:15 AM ET

    The biggest bargains among retailers right now may not be on store shelves -- but in their stocks. Gregory Church, founder and chief investment officer of Philadelphia-based Church Capital Management, thinks the sector may be oversold -- and ripe for some great deals.

  • Travel, Hotel Stocks Offer Promising Plays: Manager Wednesday, 21 Nov 2007 | 11:12 AM ET
  • A Bear Picks Bullish Internet Stocks Tuesday, 20 Nov 2007 | 1:20 PM ET

    Even bears celebrate Christmas, or at least I think they do," Jordan Rohan, RBC Capital Markets managing director, told CNBC. Although Rohan describes himself as a bear, and says that so many negative catalysts have rarely appeared on the macro front, he's found some promising Web stocks.

  • Wall Street Bonuses May Drop—But Not for Everybody Friday, 16 Nov 2007 | 1:12 PM ET

    Wall Street bonuses are expected to fall this year, but the cuts won't be across the board. In fact, many on Wall Street could see some significant increases in their year-end bonuses.

  • US Airline Stocks Follow Market Slide Thursday, 8 Nov 2007 | 5:47 PM ET

    Shares of US Airways Group led major U.S. airline stocks lower on Thursday, as the sector matched a steep decline in the broader market.