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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.
Friday was the first day in what should be a good run in the market.
CNBC asked the market experts where investors should be putting their money, and here are some of their best suggestions.
Robert Zagunis says investors should put their money into shares of diversified international companies: "where the action is."
The good news is that a feared Monday Debacle never materialized, in fact it never even got close. What worked was the same story that worked for the last five months: buy the dips, sell the rallies. So energy, materials, and beaten up retailers got a modest lift today.
Short seller Doug Kass renewed his attack on Berkshire Hathaway, placing another bet against the stock by going short again yesterday and writing critically today about "some bombs in Buffett's book."
Some of the nation’s biggest banks have closed their doors to students at community colleges, for-profit universities and other less competitive institutions, the NYT reports.
If so, it could spark a marketwide rally, Cramer says.
Is this a once in a generation chance to buy financials?
KeyCorp dropped 12% Wednesday after underestimating its exposure to bad loans. Has the subprime slime spread all the way to the neighborhood bank?
Short seller Doug Kass tells CNBC's Larry Kudlow he thinks Warren Buffett has lost his way, and Kass is betting on Berkshire Hathaway's stock to fall. In an appearance tonight (Monday) on Kudlow and Company, Kass, who is President of Seabreeze Partners Management, explains why he's taken a short position in Berkshire.
Buy stocks with long-term bullish themes, Cramer says. That way you don't have to worry about the short-term volatility in the market.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
What's Buffett buying? The answer appears to be 'not much' in the first quarter of this year, although his stakes in two healthcare companies and Kraft Foods did increase somewhat. Berkshire Hathaway's just-released disclosure of its U.S. stock portfolio holdings as of March 31 does not include any new names.
Joe Keating, CIO of private asset management at RBC Bank, picked stocks for graying Boomers. Plus: Web-Exclusive picks -- not on TV!
Futures popped 8 points as CPI was a bit below expectations. Prior to the CPI, the bond market broke to lows for the year as the Wall Street Journal's front page asks, "Recession? Not So Fast, Say Some."
Berkshire Hathaway, the insurance and investment company run by Warren Buffett, has been preparing succession plans for when the 77-year-old billionaire steps down.
Warren Buffett will be the center of attention on Saturday at the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting.
Warren Buffett will be the center of attention on Saturday at the annual shareholder meeting for Berkshire Hathaway, his roughly $200 billion holding company.
Burlington Northern, the railroad in which Warren Buffet owns at 20% stake, reported its highest profits ever on Tuesday. Is trading in Buffet’s wake your ticket to ride?