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*(well... that is, if your universe is the S&P 500!) No matter... shares of this office supplier are not only No. 1 today (up 20 percent) but No. 1 this week... with an astounding 118 percent gain in 5 days...
Greg Estes, portfolio manager at Intrepid Capital Funds and Alan Vales, vice president at Hillard Lyons named some stocks to help investors build and strengthen their portfolios for next week’s trading.
Rafael Resendes thinks investors should spend less time looking for a market bottom, and more time trying to find stocks likely to improve in the intermediate future. The co-founder of the Applied Finance Group has even created an index to help find them.
Technology stocks have not been immune to the market skid, and Richard Prati of AmTech Research thinks it's time to take a look at some of the ensuing bargains. He urges caution, though — and he's got a few pans to go with the picks.
Telecom companies such as KPN and Telefonica are well positioned going into the economic slowdown, Michael Kovacocy, European telecoms analyst and sector strategist from Daiwa Institute of Research Europe, told CNBC.
NYSE Euronext, the trans-Atlantic stock exchange operator, said third-quarter profit fell by 33 percent due merger costs, severance payments and a decline in European derivatives trading.
The S&P 500 and FTSE 100 could plummet further if key resistance levels aren't held, Phil Roberts, technical analyst from Barclays Capital, told CNBC.
The new paradigm in stock-market investing: It's going to take some time. "The waters have been parted by central banks around the world, and we can see the promised land, but we've got a desert to go through," Noah Blackstein of Dynamic Mutual Funds told CNBC.
On the distant investment horizon, Oakmark Fund portfolio manager Bill Nygren sees some bright lights.
UBS senior restaurant analyst David Palmer says it's time to buy one particular food company, whose third-quarter profit more than doubled. Which one?
NYSE CEO Duncan Niederauer and NASDAQ CEO Robert Greifeld are often at odds, but they delivered very similar remarks in back-to-back speeches at the securities industry conference this afternoon.
Robert Zagunis is not looking for an overnight recovery — but he suggests it just might be a perfect time to buy stocks. Some familiar names top his list.
Neil Hennessy of Hennessy Funds is known for his use of the price-to-sales ratio to pinpoint the best places for a stock market investor's dollar. Based on that ratio — he's ready to buy. "Today, you can buy a dollar of revenue in the Dow Jones (Industrials) for 74 cents on the dollar," he told CNBC.
Barry James of James Advantage Funds likens the current stock market to a ball bouncing downstairs: Sharp drops are followed by rebounds that can make money for shrewd investors.
David Lundgren, portfolio manager at Burkenroad Mutual Fund, said some stocks are looking “very attractive” — and investors should focus on long-term investment rather than day-to-day market movements.
Large-cap tech stocks are priced below value, said Rafael Resendes, portfolio manager of the Toreador Large Cap Fund. See his picks.
Today's market washout will be a critical and historic step in getting the detritus out of the stock market, said Mohamed El-Erian, co-CEO of bond management titan Pimco.
Nearly 200 companies have reported earnings overnight and Thursday. Within that pack, it seems there's a disproportionate number of non-U.S. companies. In fact, by my calculations, there are 19 stocks from 11 different countries in my personal daily news mix...
In this installment of CNBC 101 — the investors' mini-seminar — learn the potential advantages of investing via municipal bond ETFs.
Consumer discretionary stocks are not only the worst performers today — and this week and this month — but 60 percent of the 18 discretionary stocks that reported earnings are down. So what is working in one of the worst groups right now?