NEW YORK, July 28- Investors in social media shares have zeroed-in on Facebook Inc, piling into stock options to add bullish bets on the company in the days ahead of its Wednesday earnings. The ascent has made Facebook one of the ten largest S&P companies in terms of market capitalization, with the stock now worth more than $260 billion- surpassing decades-old...» Read More
Speciality insurance, global enterprise software, and dry bulk shipping offer some promising opportunities for investors, according to Jonathan Vyorst, senior vice president and portfolio manager of the five-star Paradigm Value Fund.
Legendary oilman Boone Pickens joined CNBC to share his energy-market insights. The billionaire investor and CEO of BP Capital answers viewer questions.
Stocks wobbled Tuesday after a report showed existing-home sales fell more than expected in May. Comments from Bernanke and a $2 drop in oil prices offered the market some support.
In a time of rising food prices, investors should have agricultural stocks in their portfolios, Victor Badin, fund manager at Global Cap, said.
David Lutz, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus, offered CNBC advice for investing in financials. See his stock pans and picks!
When the bears prowl Wall Street, lots of investors see misfortune. Jeff Auxier sees opportunity.
So where should an investor's dollar go: large-cap stocks, mid-caps, or small-caps? Try all three!
For a long time, shares of casino gaming companies were best bets. Those days are over -- but there's still money to be made in the right stocks, says Jake Fuller.
Jon Hilsenrath, money and investing news editor at the The Wall Street Journal, offered CNBC his "5 for 5": the five stocks you must watch this week.
"The emerging markets are slowing down," Noah Blackstein of Dynamic Mutual Funds told CNBC. So which American stocks look good?
The options market is signaling that there may be trouble ahead for regional banks, according to one expert.
Environmental and energy companies in Japan look very strong, Makiko Zuercher-Hosaka, fund manager for Japanese equities at Clariden Leu said Monday.
The week was a mixed bag of economic and market news, most of it on the negative side. Oil prices continued to hit record highs, the market officially entered bear territory and the European Central Bank socked it to the U.S. by raising rates a quarter-point. Despite all of this, CNBC guests found bright spots in steel, financials, tech and international stocks.
The European telecom sector could be a good place for investors to park their cash, particularly Deutsche Telekom and UK's Vodafone, James Bevan, chief investment officer at CCLA Investment Management, said.
Shares of leading mobile handset maker Nokia have fallen nearly 40 percent so far this year, producing a great buying opportunity for a still-growing tech company.
Warren Myers at Walter J. Dowd is hopeful about the tech sector -- and shares his stock picks with CNBC.
Five-star portfolio manager William Fries says you can make money in this global slowdown -- with these "consistent earners."
Bill Schultz at McQueen, Ball & Associates recommended large-cap multinational corporations; but Douglas Roberts, founder and chief investment strategist for Channel Capital Research, argued that small caps are the better investment.
As economies around the world struggle, it's best to stay in defensive areas like health care, according to Markus Ratz, fund manager at Lupus Alpha.
Kevin Divney at Putnam Vista Fund shared his top oil-equipment stocks.