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Wall Street could have another rough week if economic data--especially Friday's unemployment report--offers more signs that the U.S. is on the brink of recession.
Even when the markets are having a lousy day, John Buckingham sees buying opportunities. He's the chief executive and chief investment officer at Al Frank Asset Managament, whose Al Frank Fund VALUX -- rated four stars by Morningstar -- has gleaned returns of 5.8 percent over the last three years and 20.8 percent over five years.
The economy's worsening. So's inflation. And the stock market is tanking. What to do? CNBC asked market experts for their best investment advice. Here are some of their picks.
What stocks does a five-star fund manager think about on a less-than-stellar day? It's a good question for Tom Ognar, manager of Wells Fargo's Advantage Growth Fund. He offered CNBC his investment "game plan."
There's nearly $3.5 trillion dollars waiting to be invested in the markets, according to Frederic Dickson, chief market strategist of D.A. Davidson. So what's keeping it out? And what should investors do in the meantime?
Oil and gold surged over the past six months -- and have years of rising prices ahead, says Rob Lutts. The founder & chief investment officer of Cabot Money Management offered his commodities insights -- and stock picks -- to CNBC.
With the euro flexing record muscle against the dollar, Point View Financial Services president and chief investment strategist David Dietze has three ways to play: U.S. multinationals, foreign fund investments, and commodities.
With a declining dollar and Thursday's weaker-than-expected economic data, the markets can seem a little scary. To ease investors’ fears, CNBC asked the experts where they would put their money.
Schwab portfolio manager Paul Alan Davis and David Sowerby of Loomis Sayles have found some potential shooting stars in technology and health care.
Amid a wave of mixed economic signals, CNBC asked the pros where they would invest.
There's plenty of negative economic news out there, but that doesn't discourage David Spika. The vice president and investment strategist at WHG Funds favors judicious buying by well-informed investors.
Harbor Advisory's chief investment officer Jack DeGan has no doubts that these are challenging times. He's got some tough stocks to ride out the rough weather with.
The largest increase in wholesale inflation in 26 years has left many investors wondering how to protect their portfolios. CNBC asked the market pros what they would do.
The time to buy stocks, says Michael Cuggino, is now. The president and portfolio manager of Permanent Portfolio Funds offered CNBC very specific reasons to buy -- and the specific stocks you need.
Which major home improvement retailer is going to improve your portfolio the best? UBS hardlines retail analyst Brian Nagel says the environment puts pressure on everyone -- but thinks one company will come out on top.
Sarat Sethi thinks investors should feed their portfolios food stocks. "We're putting money into food stocks, which are necessities, not discretionary items," the partner and portfolio manager for Douglas C. Lane and Associates told CNBC.
Vivenne Hsu likes how the world is treating materials, especially steel and chemicals. She co-manages the Schwab Hedged Equity fund, rated four stars by Morningstar for its returns: 12.16 percent over the last five years and 5.87 percent over the last three. The 4-star manager offered CNBC her top materials stocks.
What do title insurance and papermaking equipment have in common? Four-star portfolio manager James Tringas thinks stocks of a couple of companies involved in those businesses are great investment opportunities.
Five-star fund manager Barry James is known for his bearish views. He's correctly predicted bear markets. He's not bearish now -- not, at least, near-term.