• 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.

  • Merrill CEO: Stimulus Will 'Cushion' Downturn Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 2:51 PM ET

    John Thain, chief executive at Merrill Lynch, says there's no question the U.S. economy is slowing. But "the Fed actions -- and of course, the Administration’s actions on providing some stimulus -- I think will cushion the slowdown,” he told CNBC.

  • Tech Stocks: Buy Two, Skip One Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 1:52 PM ET

    After the Fed rate cut and recession talk now reversing itself, where should you put your money? Eugene Peroni, senior vice president and portfolio manager at Advisors Asset Management and David Stepherson, senior portfolio manager at Hardesty Capital Management, named the sectors and stocks to buy -- and avoid.

  • PepsiCo CEO: 'We Make Happiness' -- And Defense Play Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 9:35 AM ET

    PepsiCo Chief Executive Indra Nooyi says the beverage maker is safe from a downturn. Why?  "We make happiness. We are comfort foods."  The CEO was at Davos, sharing her insights on the industry and the global economy with CNBC.

  • Dow Chem CEO: I'm No Recession 'Chicken Little' Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 5:16 PM ET

    What is driving all the fearful recession chatter? Andrew Liveris, presidnt, chairman and chief executive at Dow Chemical, sums it up in one word: "Overreaction." At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, he offered CNBC his thoughts on issues ranging from the U.S. economy and consumers to China and oil prices.

  • Sudden Stock Rally Leaves Many Investors Guessing Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 5:37 PM ET

    Has the stock market finally hit bottom? Or was Wednesday's rebound a false rally in a bear market--a "dead-cat bounce"?

  • Has the Market Hit Bottom? What Do I Do Now? Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 2:34 PM ET

    CNBC asked the pros on how to survive this kind of market. Here's what they had to say.