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Look to health care stocks to find stable earners and diamonds in the rough while the market bottoms, said Connor Browne of Thornburg Value Fund.
The week was a mixed bag of economic and market news, most of it on the negative side. Oil prices continued to hit record highs, the market officially entered bear territory and the European Central Bank socked it to the U.S. by raising rates a quarter-point. Despite all of this, CNBC guests found bright spots in steel, financials, tech and international stocks.
To give investors an edge in a holiday-shortened week of trading, CNBC asked the experts for their best trades now.
Brent Wilsey, president of Wilsey Asset Management, offered CNBC his top five stock picks: companies that focus on beauty and health products.
Credit Suisse is out today with a "fat" report on obesity. Nearly 200 pages. But besides its size, the research also stands out as one of the most unique pieces of Wall Street analysis I've ever seen.