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  • The bursting of the bubble has scared lots of investors away from real estate, but ING's Steve Burton indicates that's a mistake.  Burton's five-star ING Global Real Estate Fund is up an average of 16.71 percent per year over the last five years.

  • If you ask him for directions, Andrew Pyle will point you north.  The wealth adviser for Scotia MacLeod Group and the Armstrong Pyle Group sees major opportunities for U.S. investors in Canada. 

  • Elan Cohen, Senior Portfolio Manager at JPMorgan Private Bank goes bottom fishing for U.S. financials. He shares his strategies with CNBC's Maura Fogarty and Sri Jegarajah.

  • Oil Barrels

    There are plenty of upsides to the E&P sector, said Pavel Molchanov, associate analyst at Raymond James. Following are his top stock picks.

  • Sure Google's sales and earnings grew -- are growing -- much faster than IBM's. But aside from the two tech bellwethers having comparable market caps of about $170 billion, that's about where the comparisons end.

  • Waiting for a market expert to recommend financial stocks?  Wait no longer.  Wendell Perkins has banks on his shopping list.

  • Nearing the end of an eventful and exhausting week, Stuart Frankel's Steve Grasso likes a retailer, and a way to pay the bill.

  • Your search for many happy returns should take you south, according to John Chisholm of Acadian Asset Management.  He recommends stocks in two large and thriving Brazilian companies.

  • Prison stocks and waste management companies are the best places to lock cash in these turbulent times, due to their highly defensive value, Richard Wilson, fund manager at Threadneedle Asset Management told "Squawk Box Europe."

  • The industrial gases sector is shielded from cyclical effects and the four sector majors can generate earnings growth of around 10 percent between 2007 and 2011, Jean-Paul Sabbagh, equity research analyst at Oddo Securities, said.

  • Despite consumers cutting back spending, Christine Chen, vice president of equity research at Needham & Company, still feels bullish about the back-to-school retail industry.

  • CRAZY Money: It would have been hard to miss the 30-plus percent pop in shares of Wells Fargo today -- an astonishing rebound that added $22 billion dollars in market value to the beleagured bank. ... But what might have escaped your probing eyes today were the crazy gains made in the options market -- specifically, Wells Fargo Calls...

  • Have the stock markets bottomed? J.J. Burns of JJ Burns & Company joined Bill Seidman and Bob Pisani to lay out the facts.

  • John Faucher says there's still room for a portfolio to grow in beverages and personal care.

  • Looking for the next big stocks?  Jay Bowen says you should seek out companies that'd benefit from falling raw materials and oil prices.

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    This is not a time to get stressed about losing money – but to refocus on who is still generating sustainable earnings.

  • Options move on pharmaceutical speculation and oil price drops.

  • It looks like traders think the stock will move "ever so slightly" to the upside, says analyst.

  • Dow Chemical is buying Rohm & Haas for $18.8 billion. Who are the biggest winners and losers?

  • If they recommend financial stocks at all, most experts are aiming at the top of the sector. But Formula Capital's James Altucher works the other end.