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  • Stock-market investors prefer bulls -- but is it time to get back in?  Harbor Advisory CIO Jack DeGan suggests that value investors take half a position in some stocks now, and wait to invest the rest. (Part 1)

  • Energy stocks are oversold and now is the time to jump in, Goldman Sachs analysts wrote in a research note on Friday.

  • CNBC's Maria Bartiromo discusses Thursday's wild market ride and rally, and looks ahead to Friday's events.

  • Precious metals still have plenty of upside, two strategists told CNBC. Evaristo Stanziale, senior vice president at SCS Commodities, and Mark Hansen, director of trading at CPM Group, offered their insights into gold and other safe-haven commodities.

  • (That's Balance Sheet, of course.) As Morgan Stanley, Genworth, State Street, WaMu and others are feeling the squeeze, I feel the need to dispel some myths that are crippling Wall St. and arguably the world.

  • Crises: Lehman, Merrill, AIG, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. What does it all add up to? Possibly the death of capitalism, says Paul Donovan, senior international economist at UBS.

  • Finding cheap stocks in a downdraft isn't hard. Finding valuable stocks can be. David Pearl has a simple formula for stepping back from the fray and pinpointing the potential winners.

  • Mary Jane Matts says it's essential to separate companies and stocks from today's market turbulence -- to find accurate values for them.

  • Crazy bets on market volatility and a big move in Morgan Stanley ... That's what the options market seems to be looking for, according to Rebecca Darst of Interactive Brokers.

  • CNBC's Maria Bartiromo discusses Wednesday's market turmoil and looks ahead to Thursday's events.

  • "Panic" is breeding stock-buying opportunity, says Bill Quinn, chairman of American Beacon Advisors. He offered CNBC his investment advice amidst market turbulence.

  • The U.S. dollar dropped Wednesday against the euro and against the yen, after news that the Federal Reserve would bail out AIG. But CNBC's Matt Nesto reports that the Fed continuing to hold interest rates steady might make the greenback a good buy.

  • Don Wordell, manager of the 5-star RidgeWorth Mid-Cap Value Equity fund, says the consumer is just fine -- and he has a stock pick to back that up.

  • Collyn Gilbert of Stifel Nicolaus has found a port for stock market investors: the regional banks of the Northeast.

  • Maria Bartiromo discusses Tuesday's top business and financial stories -- and looks ahead to tomorrow's events.

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    Stocks rallied at the close after the Federal Reserve held the line on interest rates and investors were encouraged that Lehman Brothers and American International Group might work out deals to improve their perilous financial situation.

  • There are now opportunities to buy oversold stocks in every sector, says Christian Gattiker-Ericsson, strategist at Julius Baer. "The market is discerning between the winners and losers -- and not just in financials," said Gattiker-Ericsson.

  • U.S. stock index futures dropped as fears mounted over the capital position of American International Group.

  • The options market is signaling that the stock market is in for more volatility ahead, according to an options expert.

  • As we eulogize two legendary Wall Street firms today and have several others on-watch to receive last rights, I can only think that more could have -- and should have -- been done to prevent this financial homicide. What I'll call "firmslaughter."