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If a company is involved in the distribution of electricity -- plug that stock right into your portfolio, says Kent Croft. "We like the outlook for electrical grid spending, both here in North America and abroad," the fund manager told CNBC.
Brent Wilsey says he's surprised at what he found when he went looking for investment prospects among housing-industry stocks. The strategist shared his picks with CNBC.
With stagflation in the air, where's an investor to turn? Morningstar's Christine Benz urges a close look at companies that pay dividends.
Northrop Grumman on Wednesday said it had filed a motion asking the Government Accountability Office to dismiss parts of a Boeing protest against the Air Force's decision to award Northrop a $35 billion refueling aircraft contract.
Two words define Randy Bateman's top stock picks, a big word and a small one. The big one is "techno-industrial;" the small one is "small."
Schwab's Vivienne Hsu says she's "defensively optimistic" about the market. Optimistic about technology and industrials; defensive about financials and consumer discretionary. Her favorite stocks? A swimwear manufacturer and a steelmaker.
As stocks suffered through another selloff, CNBC asked for some smart moves for investors.
Wall Street's biggest firms, battered by the breakdown in mortgage and other debt markets,say there's money to be made among the wreckage.
"No one rings the bell at the bottom, but I think I hear a bell ringing," BlackRock's Bob Doll told CNBC.
Where should you put your money in this market? Some of the pros interviewed on CNBC Tuesday like mega caps, regional banks and--yes--garbage.
Looking for a stock with solid fundamentals, isolated from the credit crisis, resistant to recession? Brian Butler wants you to think garbage.
"We anticipate that there are going to be a number of bank failures," Cassidy said.
Has the day of the small-cap stock dawned at last? Jonathan Vyorst, Paradigm Funds co-portfolio manager, thinks so, and he has a couple of recommendations.
As markets edge higher in early morning trading, CNBC asked the experts how to leverage your portfolio.
With the Nasdaq soaring today, Dennis Kneale just pointed out on Power Lunch that there are many tech stocks that have been beaten up in the past few months but still have significant growth forecasts. Here is a list of some potential bargains...
The recent gyrations in the markets may have scared some investors away, but two leading portfolio managers say there are still plenty of value stocks to be snapped up.
How are American food producers coping with soaring commodity prices? Easy, says Wachovia Securities analyst Jonathan Feeney: They're passing along the prices to the consumer. That puts some major food producers and their stocks in a pretty good position.
John Buckingham is just like the average investor -- only with the volume turned way, way up. The chief portfolio for Al Frank Asset Management finds himself owning a lot of stock caught in turbulence -- and he's looking beyond it to find finding some novel opportunities.
It was a week of dramatic, even historic developments, sending the market hundreds of points in both directions, posing difficult calls for any trader, much less an average investor.
For the short week ending Thursday, March 20, 2008 the US Markets ended up. Market moving events include the JP Morgan Chase takeover of Bear Stearns and a Fed rate cut of 75 basis points. The Dow gained 420 points on Tuesday, only to give back 293 points the next day. A rally today kept the Dow, S&P, and NASDAQ up 3.43%, 3.21%, and 2.06% for the week, their best performance in 7 weeks. Next week, the markets will watch for the economic data including Durable Goods, GDP, and Personal Income numbers. Earnings from Lennar (LEN) will give another read on the housing sector.