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  • 2007 Market in Review: Burning Down the House Monday, 31 Dec 2007 | 2:25 PM ET
    A home is advertised for sale at a foreclosure auction in Pasadena, California.

    Understanding the performance of the stock market in 2007 comes down to one word: subprime.

  • Beaten Down Stocks?  Snap Them Up! Monday, 31 Dec 2007 | 12:29 PM ET

    Brent Wilsey has a shopping list for the new year.  The president of San Diego-based Wilsey Asset Management is urging investors to take a serious look at undervalued stocks -- and he offered CNBC viewers plenty of choices.

  • Stocks End the Year With Only Modest Gains Monday, 31 Dec 2007 | 7:55 AM ET
    Specialist Gregory Zenna, right, directs trading in shares of Verizon on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday Feb. 14, 2005.  Stocks were narrowly mixed Monday in quiet trading as Wall Street greeted Verizon Communications' $6.7 billion takeover of MCI Corp. with indifference. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Wall Street is set to end 2007 with modest gains and kick off the new year with  jobs data on Friday.

  • 'Dogs of Dow' Have Subpar Year, Thanks to Citibank Monday, 31 Dec 2007 | 7:09 AM ET

    A contrarian investment strategy known as "Dogs of the Dow" has been a laggard this year, pulled down by Citigroup, one of the biggest casualties of the subprime credit meltdown.

  • Market Volatility Expected To Continue Next Year Friday, 28 Dec 2007 | 4:58 PM ET
    Broker works the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stock market volatility returned with a vengeance in 2007 and is not going away anytime soon.

  • Analyst Likes Big Pharma -- and Big Macs Friday, 28 Dec 2007 | 3:58 PM ET

    Barry James has some ideas for investors about squeezing some green out of a couple of blue chips -- with much of the market in the red.  The president and portfolio manager of James Advantage Funds finds strong promise in two of the 30 Dow Jones Industrials.

  • Tune In to This Writers' Strike-Proof Media Stock Friday, 28 Dec 2007 | 12:40 PM ET

    America's big media companies go into the new year with a writers' strike threatening their bottom lines.  What does that mean to investors, and which company is the best play? David Bank, broadcasting and media analyst at RBC Capital Markets, gave his top media stock pick.

  • How to Profit From the Coming Oil Plunge Friday, 28 Dec 2007 | 12:36 PM ET

    Oil prices have been soaring, but one analyst sees them going the other way soon, with some important implications for investors in energy stocks. FBR's Eitan Bernstein offered his insights into playing oil stocks in 2008.

  • Drilling For Oil Profit: Analyst Likes Transocean Thursday, 27 Dec 2007 | 11:08 AM ET

    Robin Shoemaker thinks there's still money to be made in the stocks of companies that make oil-drilling equipment -- stocks which have gained as much as 90 per cent in the last year.

  • 'Techno-Industrials': How to Play This New Sector Wednesday, 26 Dec 2007 | 3:44 PM ET

    Randy Bateman is a four-star fund manager who's come up with an entire new sector, techno-industrials -- and he's found some enticing investment opportunities there

  • US Stocks Battle Back, Finish Flat Wednesday, 26 Dec 2007 | 3:04 PM ET

    U.S. stocks managed a largely flat close Wednesday -- despite disappointing holiday retail news -- as the battered financial sector and energy companies gave a boost to the broader market.

  • Fund Manager Sees Big Things for Small Caps Wednesday, 26 Dec 2007 | 2:34 PM ET

    Fund manager Bill McVail has some very definite suggestions for investors about what's big in small-cap stocks.

  • Tech Expert: LED Makers to Light Up Market Wednesday, 26 Dec 2007 | 11:56 AM ET

    The CEO of American Technology Research thinks it's time for investors to see the light about North Carolina-based Cree.  It makes the computer chips that go into an LED lighting system.

  • REITs Are Elites Of Real Estate, Says Analyst Monday, 24 Dec 2007 | 10:39 AM ET

    Real estate as an opportunity for investors?  Get real!  Morningstar equity analyst Jeremy Glaser is making just such a recommendation, telling CNBC there are gems to be found in a sector that's taken such a beating.

  • Easy Search:  Google's Still Hot For Investors Monday, 24 Dec 2007 | 10:38 AM ET

    Is there a bigger success story for the technology investor than Google?  "It's actually still pretty reasonably priced," Martin Pyykkonen told CNBC.

  • S&P 500: Will It Have A Santa Claus Rally This Year? Friday, 21 Dec 2007 | 3:19 PM ET

    Our friends at "Fast Money" earlier this week lamented that the Grinch stole the S&P 500's 2007 gains, so we stole their chart and have it here to show you. But seriously, we want to know what you think. Will there be a Santa rally before year end? Or will the S&P hold on to or even lose its current anemic gain?

  • Red Hat Profit up 12%; New CEO Named Thursday, 20 Dec 2007 | 4:58 PM ET
    Redhat

    Open-source software provider Red Hat said Thursday that its third quarter profit rose 12 percent as a surge in subscriptions helped offset increased spending on marketing and research.

  • NetSuite CEO on IPO, Options and Ellison's Role Thursday, 20 Dec 2007 | 12:45 PM ET

    NetSuite began trading on the Nasdaq Thursday after its initial public offering. Chief Executive Zach Nelson told CNBC that the business-management software company is positioned "in the right place and the right time in the marketplace."

  • Hotel Analyst: Check Back In -- After The Bottom Thursday, 20 Dec 2007 | 10:37 AM ET

    Investors have been checking out of hotel stocks recently.  Jake Fuller, hospitality analyst for Thomas Weisel Partners,  thinks they'll want to check back in -- but not right away.

  • Analyst: Top Techs Still A Good Stock Play Wednesday, 19 Dec 2007 | 1:28 PM ET

    Can investors continue to strengthen their portfolios through the top technology names, or is their recent strength played out?