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  • Futures Slide as Durables Pop Fizzles Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 8:47 AM ET

    Futures tilted lower Wednesday, after a fleeting boost from an unexpected jump in durable-goods orders, as the market waited for the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates.

  • VW Briefly Rivals Exxon for Biggest Market Cap Tuesday, 28 Oct 2008 | 12:33 PM ET

    Scarcity of Volkswagen stocks after Porsche bought up nearly all the remaining free float triggered a short squeeze that pushed VW's market capitalization above that of Exxon at some point Tuesday.

  • Buy & Hold These Oversold Names Monday, 27 Oct 2008 | 5:32 PM ET

    Robert Zagunis is not looking for an overnight recovery — but he suggests it just might be a perfect time to buy stocks. Some familiar names top his list.

  • Buy Now — Gain Later, Says Picker Monday, 27 Oct 2008 | 5:28 PM ET

    Neil Hennessy of Hennessy Funds is known for his use of the price-to-sales ratio to pinpoint the best places for a stock market investor's dollar.  Based on that ratio — he's ready to buy. "Today, you can buy a dollar of revenue in the Dow Jones (Industrials) for 74 cents on the dollar," he told CNBC.

  • Stock Picker: Buy On the Bounce Monday, 27 Oct 2008 | 11:59 AM ET

    Barry James of James Advantage Funds likens the current stock market to a ball bouncing downstairs: Sharp drops are followed by rebounds that can make money for shrewd investors.

  • Beat Volatility with Energy Stocks Monday, 27 Oct 2008 | 11:44 AM ET

    David Lundgren, portfolio manager at Burkenroad Mutual Fund, said some stocks are looking “very attractive” — and investors should focus on long-term investment rather than day-to-day market movements.

  • Governments May Have Caused Stocks Selloff: Dr. Doom Monday, 27 Oct 2008 | 5:25 AM ET

    The wave of stock selloffs sweeping world markets may be partially caused by the fact that many governments increased guarantees for bank deposits, making them a much safer investment, Marc Faber, author of the "Gloom, Doom and Boom Report," told CNBC Monday.

  • Bullish On Large-Cap Tech Friday, 24 Oct 2008 | 12:07 PM ET

    Large-cap tech stocks are priced below value, said Rafael Resendes, portfolio manager of the Toreador Large Cap Fund. See his picks.

  • Stocks' World of Hurt: China to the Caymans Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | 4:19 PM ET

    Nearly 200 companies have reported earnings overnight and Thursday. Within that pack, it seems there's a disproportionate number of non-U.S. companies. In fact, by my calculations, there are 19 stocks from 11 different countries in my personal daily news mix...

  • Investor Edge: Muni Bond ETFs Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | 3:30 PM ET

    In this installment of CNBC 101 — the investors' mini-seminar — learn the potential advantages of investing via municipal bond ETFs.

  • Consumer Stocks: Tiptoe Through the Minefield Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | 12:56 PM ET

    Consumer discretionary stocks are not only the worst performers today — and this week and this month — but 60 percent of the 18 discretionary stocks that reported earnings are down. So what is working in one of the worst groups right now?

  • Opportunity Knocks: Pharma Stocks Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | 9:13 AM ET

    Pharmaceuticals are priced at a bargain, said Mike Burnick, Weiss Capital Management director of research.

  • The 'Latte-nomics' Theory: Starbucks vs. Economy Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | 4:04 PM ET
    Starbucks

    Dan Gross, senior editor and columnist at Newsweek, says that a country’s number of Starbucks stores inversely correlates with its economic health—the more Starbucks stores, the greater the financial crisis.

  • Bond Fund Champ: What Works Now Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | 3:50 PM ET

    Jeffrey Grundlach's bond fund is up 3.01 percent year-to-date. (Yes, you read correctly.) The chief investment officer of TCW offered his market outlook to CNBC.

  • Buying Opportunities in Defense Tech Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | 11:21 AM ET

    Defense technology and defense information tech are two areas investors want to be in right now, according to Alex Hamilton, senior managing director at Jesup & Lamont.

  • Buy Financial and Energy Stocks: Strategist Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | 11:09 AM ET

    Dan Genter, CIO at RNC Genter Capital Management, told CNBC that it is a good time for investors to put their money into the energy and financial sectors.

  • Keeping Your Money Safe: Think Long-Term Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 3:59 PM ET

    In an economic downturn, it’s time to take a long-term perspective, said Michael Cuggino, Permanent Portfolio Funds president.

  • Analysts Target Healthy Drug Stocks Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 1:05 PM ET

    Pharmaceutical stocks were winners today on the earnings front, and CNBC guests say they can be winners on the portfolio front as well.

  • Opportunities in Beaten-Down Industrials Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 11:35 AM ET

    This year the S&P Industrial Index fared even worse than the S&P 500, but Eli Lustgarten, senior vice president of Longbow Research, sees opportunities in this beaten-down sector.

  • Build Your Portfolio with Construction Stocks Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 5:30 AM ET
    Construction Crane

    Construction companies such as CRH, Berkeley Group and Vinci are good long-term buys at current valuations, following government intervention to backstop the global banking sector, analysts told CNBC.com.