• Health Care Stocks: Whose Rx is Best? Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 2:09 PM ET

    The health care sector's vital signs are strong.  But which stocks have the healthiest prospects?  Paul Alan Davis' Schwab Health Care Fund is up an average of 18.37 percent per year over the last five years -- and he offered some promising profit prescriptions.

  • Stock Picks for a Volatile Trading Day Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 2:02 PM ET

    Investors are weighing a weak jobs report and the threat of bond-insurer downgrades with enthusiasm over Microsoft’s bid for Yahoo. CNBC asked the experts where investors should place their bets to make it through this volatility.

  • Super Bowl Stocks: Touchdowns & Fumbles Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 12:47 PM ET

    Super Bowl XLII: Beyond football, big-screen TVs, pizza, beer and gambling all come to mind.  Are stocks in those areas good for your portfolio? Pick carefully, says Brent Wilsey. The president of Wilsey Asset Management named the stocks that'll be winners -- and that ones that will fumble.

  • Internet Stocks Click, Says Analyst Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 12:09 PM ET

    Microsoft's bid for Yahoo gives dramatic evidence of the continuing strength of new-media stocks.  Jefferies analyst Youssef Squali questions the viability of the terms of the Microsoft bid -- but he needs no convincing when it comes to the strength of online firms. He offered favorite names.

  • Buffalo Wild Wings: Hot Food, Lukewarm Outlook? Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 1:50 PM ET

    Super Bowl XLII is putting the take-out fast food business on the 50-yard line, but Steve Anderson is urging investors to be cautious -- unless they want to go for the long ball.

  • Airline Stocks: How to Fly Safely Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 1:44 PM ET
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    Airline stocks have lost a lot of altitude in the last few months, but Raymond James airline analyst James Parker sees some of them getting a lot of lift.

  • Bank on These Financial Stocks Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 1:10 PM ET

    After months of declines, bank stocks have been rallying.  Although investors may not have heard the last of the subprime crisis or the credit crunch, American Beacon portfolio manager Adriana Posada has a couple of favorites in the sector.

  • After the Fed: Stocks For a Volatile Market Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | 3:16 PM ET

    Even after the Federal Reserve cut its key federal funds rate to 3 percent, investors can likely expect more market volatility ahead. CNBC asked the pros how to protect your portfolios.

  • After the Fed: Stocks For a Volatile Market Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | 2:50 PM ET

    Even after the Federal Reserve cut its key federal funds rate to 3 percent, investors can likely expect more market volatility ahead. CNBC asked the pros how to protect your portfolios.

  • Beaten Down Stocks? Buy Them Up! Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | 2:28 PM ET

    When stocks get beaten down, Ted Kellner's ears perk up.  And he might be a good listener: His Fiduciary Management Large Cap Fund is up an average of 15.02 percent a year over the last five years. The strategist offered CNBC his favorite bottom-dwelling stocks.

  • Gaming Stocks a Sure Thing? Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | 2:10 PM ET

    Is it time to make a bet on casino stocks?  They're down 12 percent this year, but Jefferies analyst Lawrence Klatzkin says investors can find some winners, if they know where to look.

  • Zoom Into Transport Stocks Now: Analyst Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | 11:35 AM ET

    John Barnes, transportation analyst at BB&T Capital Markets, sees a weak, tepid, "pretty tough" first quarter.  So should investors stay out of transports for now? "Absolutely not," he told CNBC.  "We'd be diving in.  You want to buy...when things are at their bleakest."

  • Don't Wait for the Fed: Where to Invest Now Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 4:03 PM ET
  • Bargain-Hunting In a Wild Stock Market Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 2:17 PM ET

    Volatile markets can eat a portfolio alive, but they can also create real bargains for investors, according to senior editor Jeffrey Kosnett of Kiplinger's Personal Finance.

  • Wal-Mart's Super Bowl 'Stimulus Plan' Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 1:57 PM ET

    Wal-Mart Stores has a Super Bowl blitz of its own: the world's biggest retailer said it is slashing prices of thousands of items that football fans might want ahead of the hotly-awaited Giants-Patriots game.

  • Yahoo R.I.P.? Tech Analyst Ain't Crying Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 1:17 PM ET

    Yahoo shares have continued to slide over the past year. Is the world's top Internet destination doomed? Not according to Rob Sanderson, analyst at American Technology Research, who told CNBC why he has a "buy" rating for the Web portal company.

  • Eli Lilly Prez: EPS Will Soar 'Til 2011 Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 11:50 AM ET

    Eli Lilly posted a higher fourth-quarter profit Tuesday. The pharmaceutical firm cited lower taxes and better-than-expected drug sales -- especially sales of its newer formulations for diabetes and cancer. John Lechleiter, president and chief operating officer -- and Lilly's CEO as of April 1 -- gave CNBC his strong earnings outlook.

  • CME Set To Take Over Nymex? What About NYSE? Monday, 28 Jan 2008 | 12:19 PM ET

    Lot of talk on the floor of the NYSE as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange has acknowledged they are in talks to buy the Nymex for about $11 billion, which would be about an 11 percent premium over the share price on Friday.

  • Beaten-Down Stocks That Become Opportunities Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 4:49 PM ET

    Recession. Bear market. Credit crunch. There's a lot for investors to worry about these days. And it's even harder to figure out where to put your money in this moody and unpredictable market.

  • Stocks Already Behaving Like It's a Bear Market Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 3:09 PM ET

    "I don't know if the worst is over, but when you look at valuation, there're some appealing situations out there," says a portfolio manager.