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Big energy companies are not the only places in the sector to play, according to Jason Votruba of Scout Investment Advisors. He offered promising smaller energy-related names -- as well as Web Exclusive stock picks.
The surging popularity of smart phones and the faltering economy are putting the squeeze on traditional landline telephone service providers. So Christopher Larsen of Credit Suisse sees opportunity in wireless.
Food-products makers are on Andrew Burkly's stock-market menu.
Options are eyeing the drug sector's Alzheimer's treatments, according to one observer.
Shares of many health-care companies have been hit hard this year. But Schwab's Paul Alan Davis says there are some promising opportunities.
Stocks of companies that make fertilizers and other agriculture-related chemical products have been thriving, even in a dismal market environment. But chemicals analyst Michael Judd of Greenwich Consultants thinks they've still got room to grow.
The American economy may sputter, Europe may be slowing down -- but Ronald Weiner's money is on infrastructure build-out.
Getting profits from the pipeline is more than a metaphor for Joseph Keating. The CIO of private asset management for RBC Bank recommends the stocks of two pipeline companies.
Craig Hodges has some big ideas about small caps: an unusual oil-services play and even one in the financial space!
Five-star fund manager Gerald Jordan finds power for his portfolio across the spectrum of energy stocks: two "traditional" plays and two China solar energy stocks.
The flooding in Iowa has spread its economic stress to more than just rising corn prices. Many Iowa-based companies are also feeling the strain, causing production to stop and stocks to move.
For the first time since it went public in 1994, Lehman Brothers has posted a quarterly loss. But Morningstar's Ryan Lentell says you should still consider brokerage shares.
Ted Parrish, co-portfolio manager of the Henssler Equity Fund, thinks it's time to buy some out-of-favor sectors like consumer cyclicals -- and even financials.
Small- and mid-cap firms -- like a chemical-additive company, a software producer, and a tire-maker -- add up to a smart portfolio, according to 5-star fund manager Jonathan Vyorst. PLUS: Web-Exclusive picks!
What's bubbling in the options market? General Electric and financials, according to one tracker.
Steve Weeple, head of U.S. equities for Standard Life Investments, has some suggestions about where to find the most energetic equities.
Options were active in GE and Goldman Sachs last week, according to one observer.
The week began with a flashback to the credit crisis. It ended with figures showing the fastest inflation in six months and the lowest consumer-sentiment reading in 28 years. Along the way, as the stock market ebbed and flowed, CNBC guests assembled a collective portfolio that was heavy on technology, energy, and global exposure.
Refiners have been a tough trade, despite the price of crude. Here's one that could be ready to break out.
Barry James has a checklist for worthy investments. To be attractive, a stock must have good relative value, good historical corporate earnings, and good relative price strength.