CNBC talks to the experts about what investors should do in this market.
Playing A Rate Cut
With a rate cut widely expected, technology and energy are the sectors to watch. With CNBC's Matt Nesto and Melissa francis.
Far East or Midwest
Debating whether a U.S. growth slowdown creates greater investment opportunities in overseas markets like China, or the "largely ignored" American heartland, are William Sutter, partner in Hopewell Ventures, and George Greig, portfolio manager at William Blair International Growth Fund. A segment of the special series, "Making Money Across America," with CNBC's Sue Herera and Bill Griffeth.
Ship Fuel Shippers
Play global trade via Aegean Marine, Ultrapetrol and other marine fuel-transport companies, says Scott Billeadeau, four-star portfolio manager at Fifth Third Asset Management. With CNBC's Trish Regan.
Beverages Better Than Banks
Gregory Church, founder and chief investment officer at Church Capital Management, and Peter Costa, managing director at Eckhart, point to "defensive growth" in sectors like biotechnology, health care and beverages; financials still have room on the downside. With CNBC's Dylan Ratigan and Trish Regan.
School-days stocks that may help investors ride out the bad news, with Paul Noglows, research director at Lazard Capital Markets, and CNBC's Erin Burnett.