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Stocks are having another up and down day. So CNBC asked the experts where they would put their money in this kind of market.
David Spika, WHG Funds vice president, isn't afraid to use the "R" word -- but he's no bear. He thinks the recession talk is overdone, making now a great time to buy stocks. He and Jeff Krumpelman of Fifth Third Asset Management offered CNBC their top picks.
Five-star fund manager James Moffett is watching the world's appetites: The insatiable hunger for oil, and the appetites that have sent the world's caloric intake -- and diabetes cases -- soaring. He named stocks of two international companies.
Apple announced Tuesday that it is driving up the power of its iPhone and iPod Touch brands, doubling the units' memory -- and driving up the price for many models. But Apple shares ended Tuesday Nasdaq trade down. Does this mean the computer and digital entertainment giant is heading for harder times?
Investors are worried about a recession again. So CNBC asked the experts for some recession-proof stock picks.
The medical device field has its problems -- but Jan Wald thinks the stocks of medical device makers may be excellent defensive plays in the current market environment. "Valuations of these stocks are pretty low at this point," the Stanford Group managing director told CNBC...
David Magee has a tip for investors who don't want to stay on the sidelines when the markets are down. "We prefer secular stories now, versus more cyclically-oriented stories," the principal and portfolio manager of Magee Thomson Investment Partners told CNBC.
Coal is hot. That's how FBR managing director and energy analyst David Khani sees it, with the global demand for coal even reviving what once looked like a dormant mining industry in the eastern United States.
What do cheesecake and cable TV have in common? They're the signature products of two companies at the top of fund manager Michael Chren's list. Chren's Allegiant Large Cap Value Fund is up an average of 13.99 percent per year over the last five years. He gave CNBC his top stock picks.
As the Dow, Nasdaq and S&P open the trading week in negative territory, CNBC asked the pros how to keep your investments toward the upside.
"I think the market is in a little bit better shape than most people are willing to give it credit for," Laszlo Birinyi told CNBC. And the president of Birinyi Associates thinks investors would be better served by individual stocks than by exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
You can't spell "GREAT FUTURE" without "ETF," and a great future is what Tom Lydon thinks is in store for exchange-traded funds.
Carl Icahn has quietly amassed a significant stake in J.C. Penney, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal on Friday. The report said the department store chain may be among the billionaire investor's top five holdings. It’s been a busy week for Icahn...
On a day when ExxonMobil reported the highest quarterly profit ever posted by an American company -- breaking its own record -- what energy stocks look good to the analysts? Two top strategists gave CNBC their picks.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.