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  • Market Volatility Blues? Try Growth Stocks Wednesday, 16 Apr 2008 | 3:46 PM ET

    Arieh Coll, manager of the Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Multi-Cap Growth Fund, shares his best stock picks to beat the volatility blues. Hint: he names oil-&-gas, coal and wireless stocks.

  • Jack Welch: GE CEO Immelt Has 'Credibility Issue' Wednesday, 16 Apr 2008 | 12:10 PM ET

    Jack Welch, former General Electric chairman & CEO, took his replacement, current CEO Jeff Immelt, to task for the company's worse-than-expected first quarter earnings.

  • Stock Picks: Analysts Like Railroads, Banks and Tech Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 1:53 PM ET

    CNBC asked the experts where they would invest in this market environment, and here's a sampling of their recommendations.

  • Darst: Options May Predict Bank, Coke Earnings Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 12:35 PM ET

    The options market can provide clues to future stock movements. Rebecca Darst, equity options analyst at Interactive Brokers, told CNBC on Tuesday what the options market is saying about companies that are set to report this week.

  • Tax Day and the Markets Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 9:36 AM ET

    With April 15 here, many of us have finished our taxes and can again think about other financial matters.  Perhaps you are considering taking your refunds and investing them in the markets.  Here is how the market has performed historically on and after tax day.

  • Wanna Trade Earnings? Watch Options Monday, 14 Apr 2008 | 7:04 PM ET

    Earnings season is in full gear. How can you game the market and play the disappointing earnings before they're reported reported? Jon Najarian, co-founder of optionmonster.com, and Andrew Wilkinson, senior market analyst at Interactive Brokers, both say the key is watching options trading.

  • Smart Retail Plays for Your Portfolio Monday, 14 Apr 2008 | 4:22 PM ET

    To give investors an edge, CNBC asked market experts to share their best retail plays.

  • Best Infrastructure Plays (They Ain't GE) Monday, 14 Apr 2008 | 3:33 PM ET

    While the credit crunch forced General Electric to cut its forecast, its infrastructure divisions are reaping the benefits of fast-growing emerging markets. But Tim Seymour of Seygem Asset Management says look beyond GE for some of the best infrastructure and utility plays in the southern hemisphere.

  • REITs: Real Estate That Still Looks Good Monday, 14 Apr 2008 | 2:57 PM ET

    The Morgan Stanley REIT Index is up more than 10 percent over the last three months. But will corporate real estate follow residential housing downward? Richard Anderson, senior research analyst at BMO Capital Markets, and Louis Taylor, senior REIT analyst at Deutsche Bank Securities, both agree that some REITs are still ripe for investment.

  • Strategist: Be a GE, Bank Bull Monday, 14 Apr 2008 | 2:52 PM ET

    Earnings season has been glum so far -- but Frederick Lane is investing optimistically. The chairman and chief executive of Lane Berry & Co. shared his market outlook and trading advice with CNBC.

  • Fueling Your Portfolio With Oil Services Stocks Monday, 14 Apr 2008 | 2:11 PM ET

    The days of $80 oil are over, according to Gerald Jordan, portfolio manager of the Jordan Opportunity Fund, and that is why he’s placing his bets on the oil services sector.

  • Retail CEOs See 'Very Challenging' Climate Monday, 14 Apr 2008 | 2:00 PM ET

    After a surprise gain in retail sales for March, CNBC asked CEOs of top retailers how they're faring.

  • Stock Picks: Playing Options Monday, 14 Apr 2008 | 1:30 PM ET

    As most investors turn away from financials, there could be a way to make opportunities to the downside, said Randy Frederick, Charles Schwab director of derivatives on "The Call."

  • Higher Antitrust Bar For Yahoo-Google Than Microsoft Sunday, 13 Apr 2008 | 1:31 PM ET
    Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    Yahoo Inc's attempt to form an alliance with Google Inc to stave off Microsoft Corp could run into more trouble with antitrust regulators than Microsoft's unwelcome takeover bid. While Yahoo is seeking a business partnership with Google legal experts say any deal will draw heavy scrutiny.

  • Investors Brace For Weak Technology Earnings Sunday, 13 Apr 2008 | 10:29 AM ET
    Intel's headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Wall Street should brace for a round of profit warnings from U.S. technology companies this results season, as consumers and businesses rein in spending amid a weaker economy and record energy prices. The world's largest microchip company, Intel Corp spacer , kicks things off for the sector Tuesday, followed by top computer services provider IBM spacer Wednesday and Web search leader Google Inc spacer Thursday.

  • The Week:  Saving the Worst For Last Saturday, 12 Apr 2008 | 7:31 AM ET
    Stocks down

    A steady stream of downbeat news seemed to leave the market unmoved for most of the week -- until the bluest of the blue chips, General Electric, posted first-quarter earnings that missed Wall Street expectations by seven cents per share, and lowered its full-year guidance.  

  • For the week ending Friday, April 11, 2008 the US Markets ended the week in negative territory. There was not a lot of movement in the markets for most of the week, as the major indices traded on a mix of news including same store sales, record highs in oil, flight cancellations from major airlines, and disappointing first quarter results from Alcoa (AA). The markets tumbled on Friday on General Electric's (GE) disappointing earnings.

  • The Dow, NASDAQ and the S&P 500 are all negative for the week fueled by GE's almost 13% decline on Friday.

  • Health Care Investing: Schwab's Rx Friday, 11 Apr 2008 | 12:39 PM ET

    "Health care" is two words -- and the health care sector is increasingly being viewed as two very different sectors:  pharmaceuticals and managed care, which are in trouble; and medical devices and services, which are not. Paul Alan Davis of Charles Schwab Investment Management offered advice for playing the sector(s).

  • What Options Are Saying about Techs, Financials Friday, 11 Apr 2008 | 11:07 AM ET

    If you think options are a good indicator of future stock movements, you may want to keep an eye on the big cap techs and financials, according to two experts.

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