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  • Lehman Bros. investors lost more hope Monday, after a top South Korean regulator cast doubts on state-run Korea Development Bank's interest in buying the Wall Street giant. Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek and Dan Colarusso of Portfolio.com debate whether the CEO should pay the ultimate corporate price.

  • Patrick Becker Jr. says large-cap stocks are an investor's wisest choices in the current volatile market environment.

  • Nuclear Power Plant

    Strategist Bill Spiropoulos likes America's new-found fondness for nuclear power -- and he says there's one stock & one ETF that stand to profit.

  • Morgan Stanley cut its 2008 EPS estimate for the S&P 500. Abhijit Chakrabortti, Morgan Stanley chief global equities strategist, explained his outlook to CNBC.

  • Larry Mano finds opportunities for investors at the intersection of defense and technology.

  • Dizzy from all the ETF choices? Jeffrey Kosnett can help -- the Kiplinger's senior editor offered CNBC his top five exchange-traded fund names.

  • Sean Kraus, senior vice president of Provident Investment Counsel, sees opportunities in retail, healthcare and technology.

  • The oil sector offers attractive investment opportunities, strategists told CNBC Friday. But both disagreed over whether established oil majors like BP or growth stocks like Suncor were the best way to play the sector.

  • The Asian banking sector is the place to put your money at the moment, two fund managers told CNBC Friday.

  • Wenli Tan, Morningstar mutual fund analyst, says playing funds is safer than playing stock directly -- and just might be the way to beat a bear market. Tan offered her top names to CNBC.

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    The international tobacco market is the way to go for investors who want to keep their money safe in this volatile economy, says Charles Norton, co-portfolio manager at Vice Fund.

  • Ronald Weiner, president and CEO of the RDM Financial Group, says his two favorite stock picks are in the defense and energy sectors. 

  • Back to school

    Trace Urdan and Dana Telsey agree: Despite the slowdown in most back-to-school stocks, some sectors are looking bullish.

  • The options market continues to boil on the outlook for the financial sector and market volatility in general, according to Rebecca Darst of Interactive Brokers. And one pharamceutical company is drawing attention as well.

  • Geert-Jan Nikken at Rabobank sees plenty of upside for stocks from semiconductors and multimedia companies.

  • Michael Gaugler, senior vice president at Brean Murray, Carret & Co., and Neil Berlant, portfolio manager at PFW Water Fund said investing in water manufacturing and pipeline company stocks are the way to go.

  • Scott Richter, portfolio manager of the Fifth Third Disciplined Fund, prescribes two stocks in the pharmaceuticals sector.

  • Tim Parker, an energy analyst at T. Rowe Price, says his best stocks picks are in the oil services sector.

  • Investors could take advantage of the prolonged battering of the financial sector by considering three European banks, Victoria Hoskins, regional investment director at Gerrard Barclays Wealth, told "Power Lunch Europe" Wednesday.

  • Adam Johnson, managing director at MLH Capital, said that in a volatile market, he sees opportunities in ETFs.