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Tuesday has all the makings of another choppy session with little economic data but more fretting about the financial sector and plenty of earnings news.
Two strategists, Stephen Wood at Russell Investments and John Manley at Citi Smith Barney, shared their market rebound strategies with CNBC.
Top Wall Street executives are in consensus: They believe the SEC is going to expand limits on short trading -- beyond what was initially targeted.
To give investors an edge, CNBC asked the market experts for their best trades now.
Mary Jane Matts knows a few things about "up" stocks in a "down" market, and she's sharing a couple of suggestions with CNBC.
Tumbling oil prices should send investors toward the people who own and run refineries, says SmartMoney senior markets editor Russell Pearlman.
Merrill Lynch, Amgen, and some medical instrument outfits are getting a lot of options action this week, according to one observer.
Jon Hilsenrath of The Wall Street Journal offered his weekly "Five for five": the five companies and their stocks that you must pay attention to this week.
Like a sailing ship waiting for the wind to shift, the stock market could drift as it focuses on oil, economic data and earnings reports in the week ahead.
For the week ending Friday, July 25, 2008, the markets closed mixed for the week, on negative housing data, and mixed earnings results. An early rally in financial and airlines stocks, supported by the continued slide in oil prices, was quickly wiped away by ongoing uncertainty in the economy. The Dow dropped more than 280 points on Thursday, marking the worst one day point drop in over a month. However, Friday saw a slight rebound on strong durable goods and a bounce back in consumer sentiment. Only the Nasdaq finished slightly up 1.2% for the week. The Dow and S&P finished down 1.09% and 0.23%, respectively.
On a heavy earnings week with over 30% of the S&P 500 reporting, the markets end the week mixed on positive economic data and a decline in oil prices to an almost two-month low. The Dow and S&P are both down for the week while the NASDAQ ends the week up about 1.2%.
It was a bumpy ride on Wall Street this week, so CNBC asked the experts where to find opportunities amid the market volatility.
The failure of IndyMac has terrified some investors about regional banks. Sandler O'Neill banking analyst Kevin Fitzsimmons is picking stocks carefully.
It may be difficult, but it is possible to live without oil. But that cannot be said for water. Debra Coy is making water flow into investors' portfolios.
Where are gold prices going? Gold can either consolidate through until Sept. 12 and then make a breakout from the $957 level -- or it can trade up to $1023.72 by Aug. 21, says Richard Morrish from MIG Investments.
Some of the world's red-hot economies may be losing their clout, but Peter Andersen still thinks American companies with significant international exposure are the best ideas for investors.
Looking to get your portfolio back on its feet? Susquehanna Financial Group's John Shanley says stocks of certain shoe companies are some of the best buys on the market today.
"The whole world is negative, and scared to death," but Bill Spiropoulos sees opportunities all over the place -- from global infrastructure build-out to consumer stocks.
Options trading: What clues are there for investors? Jon Najarian, OptionMonster.com co-founder and frequent Fast Money guest, offered CNBC his insights on Friday's options action.
Stocks go into Friday facing important manufacturing and housing data and, of course, more turbulence.