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  • REITs a Play on Good AND Bad News Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | 1:25 PM ET

    Steve Brown thinks the good news makes it a good time to invest in real estate investment trusts (REITs).  So does the bad news. Brown's Neuberger Berman Real Estate Fund is up an average of 18.96 percent per year over the last five years. He offered CNBC his investment insights.

  • Fed's Lockhart: Market Moving to 'New Normal' Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | 8:48 AM ET

    A series of interest rate cuts and liquidity injections should help financial markets stabilize, but don't expect credit financing to stay the same, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said in a speech Thursday.

  • What the Pros Like: Where to Invest In This Market Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 4:10 PM ET

    Stocks are having another up and down day.  So CNBC asked the experts where they would put their money in this kind of market.

  • Recession Nerves = Great Buying Opportunity Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 3:01 PM ET

    David Spika, WHG Funds vice president, isn't afraid to use the "R" word -- but he's no bear.  He thinks the recession talk is overdone, making now a great time to buy stocks. He and Jeff Krumpelman of Fifth Third Asset Management offered CNBC their top picks.

  • 'Appetite'-Driven Stocks from a 5-Star Manager Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 1:04 PM ET

    Five-star fund manager James Moffett is watching the world's appetites:  The insatiable hunger for oil, and the appetites that have sent the world's caloric intake -- and diabetes cases -- soaring. He named stocks of two international companies.

  • Sell Apple? IPhone, iPod News Bores Investors Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 4:59 PM ET

    Apple announced Tuesday that it is driving up the power of its iPhone and iPod Touch brands, doubling the units' memory -- and driving up the price for many models. But Apple shares ended Tuesday Nasdaq trade down. Does this mean the computer and digital entertainment giant is heading for harder times?

  • What's an Investor to Do? Recession-Proof Stocks Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 3:35 PM ET

    Investors are worried about a recession again.  So  CNBC asked the experts for some recession-proof stock picks.

  • Medical Device Makers: Healthy Buys Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 3:01 PM ET

    The medical device field has its problems -- but Jan Wald thinks the stocks of medical device makers may be excellent defensive plays in the current market environment. "Valuations of these stocks are pretty low at this point," the Stanford Group managing director told CNBC...

  • Portfolio Boss: Buy Trends, Not Headlines Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 1:40 PM ET

    David Magee has a tip for investors who don't want to stay on the sidelines when the markets are down.  "We prefer secular stories now, versus more cyclically-oriented stories," the principal and portfolio manager of Magee Thomson Investment Partners told CNBC.

  • Top Analyst Digs Coal Stocks Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 1:35 PM ET

    Coal is hot.  That's how FBR managing director and energy analyst David Khani sees it, with the global demand for coal even reviving what once looked like a dormant mining industry in the eastern United States.

  • Decadent Stocks: Think Cheesecake, Cable TV Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 1:14 PM ET

    What do cheesecake and cable TV have in common? They're the signature products of two companies at the top of fund manager Michael Chren's list. Chren's Allegiant Large Cap Value Fund is up an average of 13.99 percent per year over the last five years. He gave CNBC his top stock picks.

  • Down Market? Stocks to Lift Your Portfolio Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 2:28 PM ET

    As the Dow, Nasdaq and S&P open the trading week in negative territory, CNBC asked the pros how to keep your investments toward the upside.

  • Pick Carefully, But Pick, Says Birinyi Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 11:42 AM ET

    "I think the market is in a little bit better shape than most people are willing to give it credit for," Laszlo Birinyi told CNBC.   And the president of Birinyi Associates thinks investors would be better served by individual stocks than by exchange-traded funds (ETFs). 

  • ETFs:  A Move Coming for '08? Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 7:59 AM ET

    You can't spell "GREAT FUTURE" without "ETF," and a great future is what Tom Lydon thinks is in store for exchange-traded funds.

  • Icahn Builds Big Stake in J.C. Penney: Report Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 4:29 PM ET

    Carl Icahn has quietly amassed a significant stake in J.C. Penney, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal on Friday. The report said the department store chain may be among the billionaire investor's top five holdings. It’s been a busy week for Icahn...

  • Energy (Stocks) For Your Portfolio Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 2:25 PM ET

    On a day when ExxonMobil reported the highest quarterly profit ever posted by an American company -- breaking its own record -- what energy stocks look good to the analysts? Two top strategists gave CNBC their picks.

  • Health Care Stocks: Whose Rx is Best? Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 2:09 PM ET

    The health care sector's vital signs are strong.  But which stocks have the healthiest prospects?  Paul Alan Davis' Schwab Health Care Fund is up an average of 18.37 percent per year over the last five years -- and he offered some promising profit prescriptions.

  • Stock Picks for a Volatile Trading Day Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 2:02 PM ET

    Investors are weighing a weak jobs report and the threat of bond-insurer downgrades with enthusiasm over Microsoft’s bid for Yahoo. CNBC asked the experts where investors should place their bets to make it through this volatility.

  • Super Bowl Stocks: Touchdowns & Fumbles Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 12:47 PM ET

    Super Bowl XLII: Beyond football, big-screen TVs, pizza, beer and gambling all come to mind.  Are stocks in those areas good for your portfolio? Pick carefully, says Brent Wilsey. The president of Wilsey Asset Management named the stocks that'll be winners -- and that ones that will fumble.

  • Internet Stocks Click, Says Analyst Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 12:09 PM ET

    Microsoft's bid for Yahoo gives dramatic evidence of the continuing strength of new-media stocks.  Jefferies analyst Youssef Squali questions the viability of the terms of the Microsoft bid -- but he needs no convincing when it comes to the strength of online firms. He offered favorite names.