Giovanny Moreano is an Investing Journalist at CNBC.
With the markets up significantly, yet companies hesitant to raise dividends, yields continue to fall, leaving value investors seeking where to put their money next.
Nearly 60 companies in the S&P 1500 have received M&A offers over the last 12 months, the most since 2007.
The bond market has turned into a punching bag for big investors, but strategists don't see yields moving much higher for now.
Fourteen fund managers are given $100,000 to invest over 2015. Follow their buys, their sells, their winners, their losers and get inside what makes them some of the smartest investors on the planet.
Six traders are each given a theoretical $100,000 to invest in five securities. Track their trades and portfolio performance over the course of the year and read the analysis behind their moves.
CNBC Pro used technical and fundamental analysis to find the stocks that are primed to rally the most in the continuation of the bull market.
With data from SEC filings, CNBC Pro ran a study of more than 40 prominent hedge funds to find where the big money is placing bets.
Having learned from the crisis, investors are taking on the philosophy of Benjamin Graham and Warren Buffett this time.