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  • 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.

  • The wave of stock selloffs sweeping world markets may be partially caused by the fact that many governments increased guarantees for bank deposits, making them a much safer investment, Marc Faber, author of the "Gloom, Doom and Boom Report," told CNBC Monday.

  • Large-cap tech stocks are priced below value, said Rafael Resendes, portfolio manager of the Toreador Large Cap Fund. See his picks.

  • 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?

  • Pharmaceuticals are priced at a bargain, said Mike Burnick, Weiss Capital Management director of research.

  • Starbucks

    Dan Gross, senior editor and columnist at Newsweek, says that a country’s number of Starbucks stores inversely correlates with its economic health—the more Starbucks stores, the greater the financial crisis.

  • Jeffrey Grundlach's bond fund is up 3.01 percent year-to-date. (Yes, you read correctly.) The chief investment officer of TCW offered his market outlook to CNBC.

  • Defense technology and defense information tech are two areas investors want to be in right now, according to Alex Hamilton, senior managing director at Jesup & Lamont.

  • Dan Genter, CIO at RNC Genter Capital Management, told CNBC that it is a good time for investors to put their money into the energy and financial sectors.

  • In an economic downturn, it’s time to take a long-term perspective, said Michael Cuggino, Permanent Portfolio Funds president.

  • Pharmaceutical stocks were winners today on the earnings front, and CNBC guests say they can be winners on the portfolio front as well.

  • This year the S&P Industrial Index fared even worse than the S&P 500, but Eli Lustgarten, senior vice president of Longbow Research, sees opportunities in this beaten-down sector.

  • Construction Crane

    Construction companies such as CRH, Berkeley Group and Vinci are good long-term buys at current valuations, following government intervention to backstop the global banking sector, analysts told CNBC.com.

  • Mid-cap stocks will be the next market movers, says Ron Sloan, senior portfolio manager at Aim Mid Cap Core Equity.

  • Linda Bolton-Weiser, managing director at Caris & Company, says consumer staples stocks are the way to go. She expects earnings growth to be relatively strong at "around 10 percent on average."

  • Diageo upgraded to "add" from "hold", "buy" recommendation for Carlsberg maintained and three pure champagne stocks for the future from Dresdner Kleinwort.

  • Stocks ended down for the day but still pulled off a gain for the week.