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  • Economist Likes Chip & Multimedia Stocks Wednesday, 20 Aug 2008 | 3:20 PM ET

    Geert-Jan Nikken at Rabobank sees plenty of upside for stocks from semiconductors and multimedia companies.

  • Water Stocks Help You Stay Afloat Wednesday, 20 Aug 2008 | 1:32 PM ET

    Michael Gaugler, senior vice president at Brean Murray, Carret & Co., and Neil Berlant, portfolio manager at PFW Water Fund said investing in water manufacturing and pipeline company stocks are the way to go.

  • Prescriptions for Your Portfolio Wednesday, 20 Aug 2008 | 12:45 PM ET

    Scott Richter, portfolio manager of the Fifth Third Disciplined Fund, prescribes two stocks in the pharmaceuticals sector.

  • Oil Services Stocks: 'Huge' Growth Ahead Wednesday, 20 Aug 2008 | 12:12 PM ET

    Tim Parker, an energy analyst at T. Rowe Price, says his best stocks picks are in the oil services sector.

  • Profit On Volatility With ETFs Wednesday, 20 Aug 2008 | 9:14 AM ET

    Adam Johnson, managing director at MLH Capital, said that in a volatile market, he sees opportunities in ETFs.

  • Market Insider: Wednesday Look Ahead Tuesday, 19 Aug 2008 | 8:50 PM ET

    It's hard to say whether Wall Street's fear of itself or rising oil prices will be more of an impediment for stocks this week. Both of those trends were apparent Tuesday and could continue to hang over the market Wednesday.

  • Big Profits From Big Cap Stocks Tuesday, 19 Aug 2008 | 4:35 PM ET

    Gerald Jordan, portfolio manager at Jordan Opportunity Fund said that investing in large cap stocks is the way to go.

  • 5-Star Strategist: Financials Are 'Great'! Tuesday, 19 Aug 2008 | 4:14 PM ET

    Chris Blum says "discipline" is the key to making money in this market. He's the Behavioral Finance Team CIO at JPMorgan Asset Management, and his decisions shape the actions of a vast range of Morgan funds -- including the Intrepid Value Fund, rated five stars by Morningstar.

  • Bullish on Commodities -- AND Banks! Tuesday, 19 Aug 2008 | 10:46 AM ET

    Short-term, buy commodities; but hold those financials for a fourth-quarter recovery. So says King Lip, portfolio manager at Baker Avenue Asset Management. He explained his investment strategy to CNBC -- and offered his top stock picks.

  • Analyst: Energy Service Stocks Attractive Now Tuesday, 19 Aug 2008 | 8:19 AM ET

    Energy and energy service stocks are the plays where Donald Hodges of Hodges Capital Management sees opportunity.

  • Market Insider: Tuesday Look Ahead Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | 8:39 PM ET

    Inflation and housing data and retailers' earnings could contribute to Wall Street's early direction Tuesday. But the stock market will continue to fret over the financial sector and worry through every move in the oil markets.

  • Play Oil Slide with Growth Stocks (Part 2) Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | 5:52 PM ET

    The market is turning -- and Andrew Peck is in stocks for the long haul. The portfolio manager for the Baron Asset Fund offers his philosophy, holdings and new buys. (Part 2)

  • Play Oil Slide with Growth Stocks (Part 1) Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | 4:31 PM ET

    The market is turning -- and Andrew Peck is in stocks for the long haul. The portfolio manager for the Baron Asset Fund offers his philosophy, holdings and new buys.

  • Best Trades Now: Healthcare, Growth Stocks & More Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | 1:42 PM ET

    To give investors an edge, CNBC asked the experts for their best trades now.

  • Stock Picks for The Market Shift Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | 10:57 AM ET

    How to play lower oil prices and a stronger dollar? Jason Trennert of Strategas Research Partners and Doug Mackay of Broadleaf Partners offered their revised sector and stock picks.

  • Video: Good News -- For Bears Only! Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | 10:48 AM ET

    Good news -- for bears: The markets are still heading lower, according to Kirby Daley, senior strategist at the Newedge Group. He tells CNBC that investors are being overly optimistic when it comes to equities -- because the U.S. economy isn't even close to a recovery

  • The Week and You:  Volatility Plus Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | 6:08 PM ET

    There was something for everybody on the markets during the week:  Bullish days, bearish days, dramatic turarounds, triple-digit moves in the Dow Jones Industrials.  All that action generated a wide variety of stock picks from CNBC guests. 

  • The Bear's Dead. Here's What to Do. Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | 5:04 PM ET

    On Barron's list of the top 100 fund managers in America, Arieh Coll ranks No. 8.  And he says it's time to buy -- now.

  • Quick Market Stats: Week Ending 8/15 Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | 4:44 PM ET

    The market ends the week mixed as oil retreats and the dollar continues to strengthen.  The NASDAQ and tech lead the way for stocks, up almost 1.6% for the week, followed by the S&P roughly flat, and the Dow lower for the week by almost a percent.

  • For the week ending Friday, August 15, 2008,  U.S. major Indices finished mixed, after the markets digested negative results including a surge in CPI, a decline in retail sales, and continued expansion in unemployment claims.  The Nasdaq Composite prevailed amongst the major U.S. indices, as it edged up 1.59% for the week, marking its fifth week of gains.   Nasdaq gains were led by bullish comments on Amazon (AMZN) which gained 7.3% for the week.  The likelihood of the eurozone moving toward recession allowed for a stronger dollar against the euro, continued pressure on oil, and a positive impact on U.S. stocks as a potential safe haven.