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What's an investor to do with all this market volatility? Tanglewood Capital Management's John Merrill and First American Asset Management's Joseph Keating are each chief investment officers -- and both CIOs say you can make that volatility work for your portfolio.
In 1990--the last time the New York Giants won the Super Bowl--the U.S. was headed for recession. Stocks then staged the biggest bull-market run in history.
Stocks continue to seesaw on fresh recession worries. Cisco's weak outlook pushed tech stocks lower, while retail shares rallied despite poor January sales. In another volatile day in the markets, CNBC asked the experts where they would place their bets.
Some stocks are darkest just before the dawn, says Al Frank Asset Management chief portfolio manager John Buckingham. He offered investors some enlightenment on which beaten-down names have a bright future.
Steve Brown thinks the good news makes it a good time to invest in real estate investment trusts (REITs). So does the bad news. Brown's Neuberger Berman Real Estate Fund is up an average of 18.96 percent per year over the last five years. He offered CNBC his investment insights.
A series of interest rate cuts and liquidity injections should help financial markets stabilize, but don't expect credit financing to stay the same, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said in a speech Thursday.
Stocks are having another up and down day. So CNBC asked the experts where they would put their money in this kind of market.
David Spika, WHG Funds vice president, isn't afraid to use the "R" word -- but he's no bear. He thinks the recession talk is overdone, making now a great time to buy stocks. He and Jeff Krumpelman of Fifth Third Asset Management offered CNBC their top picks.
Five-star fund manager James Moffett is watching the world's appetites: The insatiable hunger for oil, and the appetites that have sent the world's caloric intake -- and diabetes cases -- soaring. He named stocks of two international companies.
Apple announced Tuesday that it is driving up the power of its iPhone and iPod Touch brands, doubling the units' memory -- and driving up the price for many models. But Apple shares ended Tuesday Nasdaq trade down. Does this mean the computer and digital entertainment giant is heading for harder times?
Investors are worried about a recession again. So CNBC asked the experts for some recession-proof stock picks.
The medical device field has its problems -- but Jan Wald thinks the stocks of medical device makers may be excellent defensive plays in the current market environment. "Valuations of these stocks are pretty low at this point," the Stanford Group managing director told CNBC...
David Magee has a tip for investors who don't want to stay on the sidelines when the markets are down. "We prefer secular stories now, versus more cyclically-oriented stories," the principal and portfolio manager of Magee Thomson Investment Partners told CNBC.
Coal is hot. That's how FBR managing director and energy analyst David Khani sees it, with the global demand for coal even reviving what once looked like a dormant mining industry in the eastern United States.
What do cheesecake and cable TV have in common? They're the signature products of two companies at the top of fund manager Michael Chren's list. Chren's Allegiant Large Cap Value Fund is up an average of 13.99 percent per year over the last five years. He gave CNBC his top stock picks.
As the Dow, Nasdaq and S&P open the trading week in negative territory, CNBC asked the pros how to keep your investments toward the upside.
"I think the market is in a little bit better shape than most people are willing to give it credit for," Laszlo Birinyi told CNBC. And the president of Birinyi Associates thinks investors would be better served by individual stocks than by exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
You can't spell "GREAT FUTURE" without "ETF," and a great future is what Tom Lydon thinks is in store for exchange-traded funds.
Carl Icahn has quietly amassed a significant stake in J.C. Penney, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal on Friday. The report said the department store chain may be among the billionaire investor's top five holdings. It’s been a busy week for Icahn...
On a day when ExxonMobil reported the highest quarterly profit ever posted by an American company -- breaking its own record -- what energy stocks look good to the analysts? Two top strategists gave CNBC their picks.