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    The Russian rouble and share indexes rebounded on Monday from a severe drop earlier in the day, boosted by President Dmitry Medvedev's statement the military conflict with Georgia might be nearing its end.

  • "If I had only known..."  Now, you do: Morningstar's Michael Tian has a list of innovative companies selling at bargain prices right now.

  • Stock index futures pointed to a lower start for the week on Wall Street as oil prices climbed on fears of the affects on energy markets of the war between Russia and Georgia over the South Ossetia region.

  • Jon Hilsenrath, money and investing news editor at The Wall Street Journal, offered CNBC his weekly "Five for Five": the five stocks investors must watch this week.

  • After Wall Street's best week in a long time, Bob Doll, BlackRock vice chairman and CIO of global equities, calls the U.S. "the best house in a bad neighborhood."

  • Investors looking to cash in on water should look to opportunities in the "total water cycle," where companies look to address the global imbalances of the natural resource, Rainer Ottemann, head of fund sales for Germany and Austria at KBC Bank Deutschland, said Monday.

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    Just the potential for a U.S. recovery will bring "enormous" amounts of under-invested cash back into the stock market, the head of an investment group said.

  • Airline stocks are not the only ones thriving as oil prices continue to fall.  Analyst Lee Klaskow of Longbow Research suggests it may be time for investors to climb back into the cabs of trucks.

  • Mark Travis is going to Starbucks. The CEO of Intrepid Capital Funds says it's probably time to take advantage of the coffee titan's recent misfortunes.

  • David Pearl of Epoch Investment Partners and David Moon of Moon Capital Management offered CNBC their insights. (Part 1: Medical Services)

  • David Pearl of Epoch Investment Partners and David Moon of Moon Capital Management offered CNBC their insights. (Part 2: Personal Products)

  • With oil prices tumbling, what's happening to coal?  Shneur Gershuni of UBS acknowledges that coal, oil and natural gas prices are closely dependent on each other, and recent price declines in coal stocks make them attractive targets for investors.

  • Greg Gordon of Citigroup says these utility stocks are good bets, thanks to their buildouts, expansions and investments in alternative energy.

  • Despite markets' downtrends, Julius de Kempenaer from Talergroup said the worst is over for the financial sector.

  • Kevin Cronin, Putnam's head of investments, thinks technology is the way to play the current feeble market environment.

  • Companies with good dividend payments are attractive during periods of market volatility, Wouter Weijand, chief investment officer of high income equity at Fortis Investments said Friday.

  • Bob Pisani offers another installment of ETF 101: the Trader Talk blogger's periodic guide to exchange-traded funds.

  • After an incident aboard the Crown Princess, the cruise ship returns to the port at Cape Canaveral, Fla. on Tuesday, July 18, 2006. The Crown Princess suddenly rolled heavily to its left Tuesday, throwing passengers and crew to the deck and leaving two people critically injured, including a child, officials said.(AP Photo/John Raoux)

    Joseph Greff, analyst at JP Morgan, told investors that performance of cruise stocks would depend on the price of crude oil.

  • David Strasser of Banc of America Securities says there's value for the investor who shops where consumers are already shopping.

  • With commodities prices -- especially oil prices -- slipping, will money be returning to the U.S.? Shana Orczyk of Peak Financial Management and John Massey of AIG SunAmerica Mutual Funds offered CNBC their market insights.