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  • BlackRock's Doll: Buy Big Tech Names Tuesday, 12 Feb 2008 | 2:28 PM ET

    Bob Doll is bullish on technology. Despite recent reversals, BlackRock's vice chairman and global chief investment officer for equities sees the sector on the move.

  • Tobacco Shares Light Up Vice Fund Tuesday, 12 Feb 2008 | 1:52 PM ET

    The Vice Fund has a hint of notoriety -- but there's nothing wrong with its returns: it earned 17.8 percent last year. Co-portfolio manager Charles Norton is very specific about what goes into the fund. He offered his insights to CNBC.

  • Investment Picks For An Uncertain Market Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 6:35 PM ET

    As markets brace for another volatile trading week, CNBC asked the pros how to weather the market swings.

  • Three Tech Stocks That'll Thrive on the Slowdown Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 6:32 PM ET

    There is hope for technology stocks -- if you examine what's really in demand. So say Andrew Bartels, vice president at Forrester Research and Brent Barcelin, senior analyst st Pacific Crest Securities. The two offered CNBC their outlooks on the tech market -- and the stocks they believe in.

  • 'BBB' Ratings Mean Grade-A Profit: Manager Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 3:04 PM ET

    Steven Romick's five-star fund invests in all kinds of markets.  The portfolio manager of First Pacific Advisors' FPA Crescent fund -- up an average of 12.85 percent per year over the last five years -- says he'd rather look at securities rated BBB than AAA.

  • Tech Skeptic's Surprise Stock Picks Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 12:44 PM ET

    Five-star fund manager Gerald Jordan is not a big fan of technology stocks.  So why are two of his favorites deep in the heart of techs?

  • Five-Star Manager: Buy Battered Stocks Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 12:29 PM ET

    T. Rowe Price's David Giroux says the recent market volatility has punished some promising stocks unfairly. "We see tremendous value, and not a lot of downside," he told CNBC -- and named his favorites now.

  • Chevron, BofA Join Dow; Honeywell, Altria Dumped Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 11:01 AM ET
    New York Stock Exchange workers finish up trading minutes before the closing bell at the Exchange, Tuesday, April 3, 2007 in New York. Stocks surged Tuesday on signs of resilience in the housing market and the U.S. consumer, with falling oil prices giving investors an extra reason to rally. The Dow Jones industrials gained more than 120 points. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the most widely known barometer of the U.S. stock market, is making the first change in its lineup of 30 stocks in nearly four years, dropping Honeywell and Altria and adding Chevron and Bank of America.

  • Dow Adds Chevron, BofA, Drops Honeywell, Altria Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 10:20 AM ET

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the most widely known barometer of the U.S. stock market, is making the first change in its lineup of 30 stocks in nearly four years, dropping Honeywell and Altria and adding Chevron and Bank of America.

  • Major Markets End the Week Down over 4% Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 6:18 PM ET

    For the week ending Friday, February 08, 2008 all major US Indexes ended down over 4% driven by weak economic data, a contractionary ISM Services number - the worst since 2001, Fed Speak, and the ECB holding rates steady. 

  • Analyst Sees Royal Returns from King Coal Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 4:51 PM ET

    The global demand for energy has doubled the price of coal in the last year.  Can profit still be mined from it?  Stifel, Nicolaus coal analyst Paul Forward sees growth continuing, especially in the overseas markets.

  • Safe Stock-Picking in a Scary Market Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 4:43 PM ET

    The market roller-coaster shows no signs of becoming more predictable, as tech stocks lose ground and a Federal Reserve official says that a recession may be unavoidable. What's an investor to do? CNBC heard from expert strategists about where to put your money.

  • What Works in Cherry-Picking Stocks Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 12:53 PM ET

    In a volatile market, stock picking becomes more of an art than ever.  Stephen Wood of Russell Investments and Jeffrey Saut of Raymond James offer some instruction for investors in cherry-picking of stocks.

  • Build Wealth with Infrastructure Stocks Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 12:45 PM ET

    The public sector can be a big help to private portfolios -- especially when it starts to fall apart physically, says Bob Frick, senior editor of Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine. "Global infrastructure investing is going to be $30 trillion over the next 20 years," he told CNBC...

  • How to Make Volatility Work For You Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 12:37 PM ET

    What's an investor to do with all this market volatility?  Tanglewood Capital Management's John Merrill and First American Asset Management's Joseph Keating are each chief investment officers -- and both CIOs say you can make that volatility work for your portfolio.

  • Don't Worry--Recessions Can Be Good Time to Invest Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 10:35 AM ET

    In  1990--the last time the New York Giants won the Super Bowl--the U.S.  was headed for recession.  Stocks then staged the biggest bull-market run in history.

  • Placing Your Bets on Beaten-Down Stocks Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | 2:38 PM ET

    Stocks continue to seesaw on fresh recession worries. Cisco's weak outlook pushed tech stocks lower, while retail shares rallied despite poor January sales.  In another volatile day in the markets, CNBC asked the experts where they would place their bets.

  • Two Beaten-Down Stock Picks Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | 2:06 PM ET

    Some stocks are darkest just before the dawn, says Al Frank Asset Management chief portfolio manager John Buckingham. He offered investors some enlightenment on which beaten-down names have a bright future.

  • REITs a Play on Good AND Bad News Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | 1:25 PM ET

    Steve Brown thinks the good news makes it a good time to invest in real estate investment trusts (REITs).  So does the bad news. Brown's Neuberger Berman Real Estate Fund is up an average of 18.96 percent per year over the last five years. He offered CNBC his investment insights.

  • Fed's Lockhart: Market Moving to 'New Normal' Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | 8:48 AM ET

    A series of interest rate cuts and liquidity injections should help financial markets stabilize, but don't expect credit financing to stay the same, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said in a speech Thursday.