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The Week: Prudent Picks On Dismal Data

It was a week of short-lived rallies and dismal data, with breath-taking drops for giants like CNBC.com parent General Electric and battered automaker General Motors.

The experts looked for a bottom, and focused on the future. One highly-regarded analyst even predicted a bottom within days.

Those who picked stocks tried to look beyond the bleakness.

Courtney Reagan looks back on some of their more memorable selections in this edition of "The Week and You:"

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