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  • "What do you do when oil's over $130 a barrel, and the subprime-infected stocks are still plaguing the market?" asked David Sowerby of Loomis Sayles.  "You go shopping!"

  • Infrastructure: If they were re-making "The Graduate," that'd be the whispered word of advice.  That's how 5-star fund manager John Derrick sees it.

  • Big jumps for the unemployment rate and the oil prices on the same morning. Christopher Zook says it's stagflation -- and tells you how to defend your portfolio.

  • But Morningstar executive cautioned against TIPS based funds.

  • It's a tough time for an investor to find prosperity -- but Doug Cliggott says it might be found in food-supply stocks.

  • A scuffed-up shoe company and a shining entertainment giant are unlikely companions in the good graces of John Buckingham, the chief portfolio manager of Al Frank Asset Management.

  • Bernie McGinn says it's time for the investor to make a deposit in some selected bank stocks -- because the founder of McGinn Investment Management thinks the subprime crisis has run its course.

  • With high diesel-fuel prices putting the squeeze on trucking, shares of railroad companies are still in the green, according to Kevin Kirkeby of Standard and Poor's, and Lee Klaskow of Longbow Research.

  • Jim Awad thinks an investor should build a stock portfolio with BRICs -- Brazil, Russia, India, and China -- but it's not necessary to leave home to get into that market.

  • The auto industry is scaring investors these days -- but Itay Michaeli, auto and auto-parts analyst for Citi, shows you how to invest in the industry without buying the stocks of big carmakers.

  • Thomas Winmill is still bullish on commodities -- although he doesn't think oil is currently a buy.  The president and portfolio manager of The Midas Funds also likes some commodity-related stocks.

  • Jerry Castellini finds opportunity for investors in soaring commodity prices.

  • Uncertain times call for creative, careful investing. That's what Jeff Layman of BKD Wealth Advisors preaches.

  • "Most of the mundane things in this world make money," Neil Hennessy told CNBC.  The 5-star fund manager praises stocks an investor might easily overlook.

  • Conventional Wall Street wisdom says, "Sell in May, and go away."  Manny Weintraub says that's not wise this year.

  • Stock-picking is a matter of chemistry for Greenwich Consultants' Michael Judd: The Wall Street Journal ranked him as the No. 1 chem-company analyst for the 2nd year in a row. PLUS: His Web Exclusive picks!

  • Millennium Pharmaceuticals shares soared 70 percent since March -- when Friedman, Billings, Ramsey's David Khani recommended it. So what does he have his eye on now?

  • Morgan Keegan analyst Brian Ruttenbur points to four companies that are making double-digit growth gains from the Homeland security boom.

  • Ridgeworth Capital Management's Don Wordell says the thing your portfolio needs the most right now is value stocks -- and he has a couple of names for you. Plus: Web Exclusive picks -- only for CNBC.com readers!

  • After last week's massive tumble in the Dow, Dan Genter of RNC Genter Capital Management and Jill Evans of Alpine Funds say a company's dividends deserve as much attention -- at least -- as total returns.