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Ladenburg Thalmann's Nancy Hull has found a business that hasn't been badly bitten by the recession. It's the business of pet medications.
"Buy the dips"? Not according to Michael Yoshikami, who says investors need to buy companies with "sustainable businesses," which sell "very boring things," that are well managed and that have good cash flow.
Stocks bounced back after a two-day selloff as traders shrugged off a bigger job loss than expected. It was a welcome reprieve after the bloodbath of the last two days but wasn't enough to dig out stocks completely and the Dow ended down 4 percent on the week.
Stocks bounced back after a two-day selloff as traders shrugged off a bigger job loss than expected. However, a larger-than-expected loss from General Motors clipped some of the Dow's gains as did the first press conference with President-Elect Barack Obama.
Peter Andersen has a succinct theme for his stock market choices in this fragile market: Tobacco, cans and bottles. The Congress Asset Management portfolio manager offered three stock picks.
Stocks rebounded after a two-day selloff as traders shrugged off a bigger job loss than expected. The 240,000 drop in payrolls was a dismal indication of the economic situation but a lot of that was priced in during the selloff of the past two days, when the Dow lost 10 percent.
Now is the time for long-term investors to jump in and build a portfolio of recognizable, brand-name companies, Robert Pavlik Chief Investment Officer Oaktree Asset Management told CNBC.
Stuart Frankel's Steve Grasso buys what's been working. "People are looking at this market as, 'What's gotten beaten down? Let's buy those bargains. But I'm looking at it as, 'What has worked, in this horrendous landscape for stocks?'
U.S. stock index futures briefly pared their gains after a report showed more jobs were lost in October than expected. Earlier, futures had bounced after the two-day selloff that followed the U.S. presidential election that saw the Dow log its worst two-day point drop on record.
Morgan Stanley's European research team issued a call to invest in stocks in its latest strategy piece, as quantitative models measuring valuation, risk, fundamentals and capitulation are now all flashing "buy" signals, Ronan Carr from Morgan Stanley told CNBC.
For investors, the phrase "holiday shopping" takes on new meaning this year. JPMorgan's Brian Tunick names some retail stocks that might bring holiday cheer.
Holiday shopping looks bleak for U.S. department stores, but there will be some exceptions, says David Strasser of Banc of America Securities.
Scotsman Capital's Charles Crane is buying companies he thinks will deliver earnings growth next year — even if overall S&P 500 earnings drop 20% or more. That takes Crane into a variety of sectors.
Paul McCulley, managing director of Pimco, told CNBC he likes the "new union" of government and the market. But he also had a caveat for investors.
Soleil Securities CIO Vince Farrell looks at battered stock prices — and sees bargains. Here are his top four stock picks.
Long-term investors should leave the sidelines and pick up stocks now, as shares in all companies look very cheap, Bill Knapp, Investment Strategist at MainStay Investments told CNBC.
Stocks fell sharply as a layer of uncertainty was removed with the presidential election complete, but anxiety over the economy returned to the market.
In less than eleven weeks, the Oval Office gets a new occupant. How does Barack Obama's arrival on Pennsylvania Avenue transform the landscape on Wall Street? Formula Capital's James Altucher tells CNBC he's identified a couple of planks in the winner's campaign platform that should work in favor of some selected stocks.
Stocks declined Wednesday as a layer of uncertainty was removed with the presidential election complete, leaving the market to return to worrying about the economy.
Looking for sweeping economic changes, as the Barack Obama administration takes power in Washington. Paul Kedrosky of Ten Asset Management thinks you'll be looking for a long time before you see anything, but he has some market sectors he thinks stand to benefit in the meantime.