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With stocks sharply lower today, shareholders need to protect their portfolios. So what are some of the best defensive stock picks? CNBC asked the experts.
Looking for stock market diamonds in the rough? Four-star fund manager Jerome Heppelmann finds them in a couple of tech stocks that have really been roughed up.
Five-star fund managers are looking past this week's market gyrations and offering investors some promising stock opportunities.
Ron Sloan is surveying the wreckage in the financial sector, and spotting some opportunities for investors.
Kevin Rendino describes himself as a "large-cap value contrarian." What could that mean for your portfolio? "I sort of go where the world is not focused on today," the BlackRock portfolio manager told CNBC. "I end up selling stocks when valuation and expectation levels get very high."
The consumer discretionary sector has taken a beating recently, but a couple of top market professionals think it may be time for investors to move into the sector.
Two fund managers are wary of the big rally that followed moves by the Federal Reserve to pump liquidity into the economy, but they've still got some favorite stocks.
Though Wall Street has been quick to judge the character failings of Gov. Eliot Spitzer following his alleged participation in a prostitution ring, the man’s record as a crime-fighter against Wall Street and Corporate America drew mixed reviews.
The Federal Reserve's liquidity announcement injected life into stocks Tuesday, and the Dow jumped more than 150 points. To give investors an edge, CNBC asked market experts for their best trades in this market.
Does fixing infrastructure both across America and around the world open up investment opportunities? Several experts think so.
Two of the most popular phrases in the investment world are "going global" and "emerging markets," but John Chisholm of Acadian Asset Management thinks it may be time for investors to emerge from some of the more popular emerging markets.
Everybody's waiting for the market to turn around, so where should your investment money be positioned right now? David Sowerby, chief market analyst and portfolio manager for Loomis Sayles makes a strong case for technology.
Bob Doll sees strength in a lot of familiar places: global exposure, high cash flow, strong balance sheets. But the vice chairman and global CIO of equities at BlackRock sees weakness in financials, and he says that's what's holding back some otherwise solid stocks.
Five-star fund manager Barry James sees a small rally coming, but he warns investors not to get caught in a bear trap.
What stocks get a green light from a fund manager who focuses on "green" stocks? Jackson Robinson's Winslow Green Growth Fund is up an average of 20.5 percent per year over the last five years.
Ahead of the Fed's meeting next week, Squawk Box brought in a special guest lineup to address the economy, commodities, banks and interest rates.
In interviews on CNBC, several investment strategists concluded that with more bad news to come, the bottom's not yet in sight. Yet they differed on what investors should do.
It was a week to rattle the nerves of even the most unshakable investor, with another wave of credit concerns, indecisive retail sales results, and sobering employment numbers.
Stocks are mixed today, but the Dow is down more than 2.5 percent for the week. CNBC asked the pros for advice on helping investors protect their portfolios in these uncertain market times.
"I think there's lots of good ideas in a market that's difficult," George Shipp of Scott & Stringfellow told CNBC. He spoke at the end of a difficult week, following the release of difficult jobs data, with the economy and the market still facing difficult credit challenges.