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Gabe Hilmoe is getting an early start on the stock market. He's portfolio manager of the Henry Fund at the University of Iowa, and he's got some strong ideas about equity investments.
Nancy Tooke argues that investors can find big things in small-cap stocks, and she has a couple of names she thinks will bear that out.
Technology has been a tough call lately, and no one knows that better than J. & W. Seligman's Richard Parower. He finds some security in securities of companies that deal in, well, security.
You're never too young to pick stocks, and 21-year-old Laura Bordelon is living -- and investing -- proof. She's portfolio manager of the Green and Gold Fund, although she's just started her senior year at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
David Sowerby says investors make the most money when they run against the herd. The chief market analyst of Loomis Sayles says people are gloomy right now -- and that's a buy signal.
There may be an upturn coming, but Michael Farr isn't ready to bet on it just yet. The president of Farr, Miller, and Washington says stocks in companies that produce consumer staples are a lot more promising than those that produce discretionary goods.
Cory Scott is a second-semester MBA student at the Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. He's already wading into the tricky waters of managing investments. There's about $350,000 in his fund, the student-managed Shollmier Fund, and it's up an average of 7.5 percent per year over the last three years.
A rising U.S. dollar and rising interest rates in emerging markets aren't scaring George Greig away from his global infrastructure plays. "The global growth drivers in this cycle really are investment in infrastructure, capital capacity, industrialization and resources," he told CNBC.
Commodity prices have plunged, but you wouldn't know it from the prices at your local supermarket. Jonathan Feeney of Wachovia Securities thinks that's a good reason to get involved in food company stocks.
Lehman Bros. investors lost more hope Monday, after a top South Korean regulator cast doubts on state-run Korea Development Bank's interest in buying the Wall Street giant. Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek and Dan Colarusso of Portfolio.com debate whether the CEO should pay the ultimate corporate price.
Patrick Becker Jr. says large-cap stocks are an investor's wisest choices in the current volatile market environment.
Strategist Bill Spiropoulos likes America's new-found fondness for nuclear power -- and he says there's one stock & one ETF that stand to profit.
Morgan Stanley cut its 2008 EPS estimate for the S&P 500. Abhijit Chakrabortti, Morgan Stanley chief global equities strategist, explained his outlook to CNBC.
Larry Mano finds opportunities for investors at the intersection of defense and technology.
What should be a holiday lull of a week looks set to be anything but, with Wall Street on alert for the twists and turns in the credit crisis, commodities volatility in and developments in the White House race.
Dizzy from all the ETF choices? Jeffrey Kosnett can help -- the Kiplinger's senior editor offered CNBC his top five exchange-traded fund names.
Sean Kraus, senior vice president of Provident Investment Counsel, sees opportunities in retail, healthcare and technology.
Wenli Tan, Morningstar mutual fund analyst, says playing funds is safer than playing stock directly -- and just might be the way to beat a bear market. Tan offered her top names to CNBC.
The international tobacco market is the way to go for investors who want to keep their money safe in this volatile economy, says Charles Norton, co-portfolio manager at Vice Fund.
Ronald Weiner, president and CEO of the RDM Financial Group, says his two favorite stock picks are in the defense and energy sectors.