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A surging economy, a huge trade surplus, and the Olympics: 2008 looks like China's year. CNBC contributor Peter Navarro has some strong recommendations for investors.
Jerry Doctrow at Stifel Nicolaus sees a very sanguine corner of the property market: health-care REITs. He offered CNBC his take on the subsector -- and his favorite stocks.
Barry James is looking to some well-known large-cap names to see him through the bear market.
Jason Votruba is big on small-cap stocks. The five-star fund manager says small caps are "outperforming, to the surprise of a lot of people, many of the large caps."
Putnam's Kevin Divney sees a dramatic difference between the tech-gadget company and the Web portal -- and offers advice on owning their stocks.
Philip Duff of Duff Capital Advisors offers CNBC the hedge-fund view of where Merrill Lynch, regional banks, the markets and oil are headed.
Two strategists, Stephen Wood at Russell Investments and John Manley at Citi Smith Barney, shared their market rebound strategies with CNBC.
Top Wall Street executives are in consensus: They believe the SEC is going to expand limits on short trading -- beyond what was initially targeted.
Mary Jane Matts knows a few things about "up" stocks in a "down" market, and she's sharing a couple of suggestions with CNBC.
Tumbling oil prices should send investors toward the people who own and run refineries, says SmartMoney senior markets editor Russell Pearlman.
Merrill Lynch, Amgen, and some medical instrument outfits are getting a lot of options action this week, according to one observer.
Jon Hilsenrath of The Wall Street Journal offered his weekly "Five for five": the five companies and their stocks that you must pay attention to this week.
The failure of IndyMac has terrified some investors about regional banks. Sandler O'Neill banking analyst Kevin Fitzsimmons is picking stocks carefully.
It may be difficult, but it is possible to live without oil. But that cannot be said for water. Debra Coy is making water flow into investors' portfolios.
Where are gold prices going? Gold can either consolidate through until Sept. 12 and then make a breakout from the $957 level -- or it can trade up to $1023.72 by Aug. 21, says Richard Morrish from MIG Investments.
Some of the world's red-hot economies may be losing their clout, but Peter Andersen still thinks American companies with significant international exposure are the best ideas for investors.
Looking to get your portfolio back on its feet? Susquehanna Financial Group's John Shanley says stocks of certain shoe companies are some of the best buys on the market today.
"The whole world is negative, and scared to death," but Bill Spiropoulos sees opportunities all over the place -- from global infrastructure build-out to consumer stocks.
Options trading: What clues are there for investors? Jon Najarian, OptionMonster.com co-founder and frequent Fast Money guest, offered CNBC his insights on Friday's options action.
David Goldberg, analyst at UBS, gives investors some stock tips on some homebuilding companies.