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  • Mutual Funds: The Gift That Keeps On Giving Thursday, 29 Nov 2007 | 11:04 AM ET

    Stumped for a holiday gift?  Dan Lefkovitz recommends an investment in a mutual fund."It's the gift that keeps on giving," the Morningstar senior fund analyst told CNBC.

  • Top Manager Likes Real Estate (Yes, Real Estate) Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | 3:33 PM ET

    Steve Burton of ING Funds is a five-star fund manager who says investors ought to put money in -- believe it or not -- real estate. Read more for his specific stock picks.

  • Fund Manager Suggests Running With The 'Dogs' Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | 3:05 PM ET

    Christopher Zook thinks investors should begin to "nibble" on financial and retailing stocks in this volatile market.

  • Energy Stocks for Long-Term Investors Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | 12:58 PM ET

    David Fondren of Heartland Advisors has two plays for long-term investors looking to get into the red-hot energy sector. Read more to see what he likes -- and why.

  • Take A 'Nibble' on Financial, Retail Stocks: Manager Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | 10:58 AM ET

    Christopher Zook thinks investors should begin to "nibble" on financial and retailing stocks in this volatile market.

  • Manager Likes Research In Motion, MasterCard Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | 3:43 PM ET

    Fund manager Tony Weber says investors should look for strong growth prospects, global exposure and limited risk when considering stocks — qualities that add up to a "scalable business model."

  • Being Green Can Pay Off: Fund Manager Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | 1:47 PM ET

    Matt Patsky finds taking a fund green has been good not only for the environment but his investors as well.

  • Manager: Global Reach Makes Stocks Attractive Monday, 26 Nov 2007 | 1:04 PM ET

    Strong brand presence and global reach are enough to make two very different companies attractive investments to at least one analyst.

  • Fund Founder Picks Cheap Retail Stocks Monday, 26 Nov 2007 | 11:15 AM ET

    The biggest bargains among retailers right now may not be on store shelves -- but in their stocks. Gregory Church, founder and chief investment officer of Philadelphia-based Church Capital Management, thinks the sector may be oversold -- and ripe for some great deals.

  • Travel, Hotel Stocks Offer Promising Plays: Manager Wednesday, 21 Nov 2007 | 11:12 AM ET
  • A Bear Picks Bullish Internet Stocks Tuesday, 20 Nov 2007 | 1:20 PM ET

    Even bears celebrate Christmas, or at least I think they do," Jordan Rohan, RBC Capital Markets managing director, told CNBC. Although Rohan describes himself as a bear, and says that so many negative catalysts have rarely appeared on the macro front, he's found some promising Web stocks.

  • Wall Street Bonuses May Drop—But Not for Everybody Friday, 16 Nov 2007 | 1:12 PM ET

    Wall Street bonuses are expected to fall this year, but the cuts won't be across the board. In fact, many on Wall Street could see some significant increases in their year-end bonuses.

  • US Airline Stocks Follow Market Slide Thursday, 8 Nov 2007 | 5:47 PM ET

    Shares of US Airways Group led major U.S. airline stocks lower on Thursday, as the sector matched a steep decline in the broader market.

  • Investing Ideas From 5-Star Fund Managers Wednesday, 7 Nov 2007 | 3:01 PM ET

    What's looking up in this down market? Peter Klein, senior portfolio manager at Fifth Third Asset Management, and Frank Holmes, CEO and chief investment officer of U.S. Global Investors, are two five-star fund managers who still find promising purchases.

  • Hunting for the Hottest Stocks? Look at Debt Loads Tuesday, 6 Nov 2007 | 4:08 PM ET

    This year's best-performing stocks have the best-looking balance sheets, punctuating investors' diminished appetite for risk-taking in the wake of the credit and housing-market turmoil.

  • Portfolio Manager Gives Tech, Bank Stock Picks Tuesday, 6 Nov 2007 | 4:07 PM ET

    For some time now, the watchword in investing has been "value." As a result, some fund managers think, the prices of growth stocks have slid to bargain levels. Tom Ognar, portfolio manager of the four-star Wells Fargo Advantage Growth Fund, agrees.

  • Fund Manager Likes Alternative Energy Stock Plays Friday, 2 Nov 2007 | 1:45 PM ET

    Is alternative energy in your investing future?

  • Winners & Losers: Was Selloff in Citigroup Overdone? Thursday, 1 Nov 2007 | 6:34 PM ET

    Was the selloff in Citigroup shares overdone? The stock tanked 7 percent to a 4-year low--and lost more than than $16 billion in market value--after an analyst downgraded the nation's biggest bank, citing concerns about its capital needs.

  • Handful of Tech Stocks Has Kept Markets Afloat Thursday, 1 Nov 2007 | 2:23 PM ET

    Last month's gains -- 1.5 percent for the Standard & Poor's 500 and 5.8 percent for Nasdaq -- belie a trend of withering leadership, where a handful of technology shares are doing the heavy lifting while the rest of the market stalls or fades.

  • Stocks Tend to Fare Better in November Than October Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | 3:30 PM ET

    Historically November has been a better month for the markets than October, especially for the NASDAQ. As stocks finish on a positive note for the month of October, here is the historical performance for both months.