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FM Portfolio: Thornburg CEO Thinks 'Telecom Is Where It's At'

With Treasurys yielding around 1.5%, many investors feel they have no choice but to put money to work in stocks.

But the stock market is notoriously volatile, with shares often soaring one day and then plunging the next.

Unless you’re a very nimble investor, you’re probably pulling your hair out, trying to figure out the best places to put money to work.

Brian McMahon, Thornburg CEO & CIO co-manages $83 billion. And he’s put money to work in telecom.

“We like investments that have the ability and willingness to pay income. We shop all over the world and right now telecom is where it’s at,” he says on CNBC’s Fast Money.

McMahon tells us his two favorite stocks in the space are AT&T and Vodaphone.

Get all the details. Watch the video now!

Posted by CNBC's Lee Brodie

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Trader disclosure: On June 13, 2012, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s "Fast Money" were owned by the "Fast Money" traders; Tim Seymour is long BAC; Tim Seymour is long INTC; Tim Seymour is long SBUX; Brian Kelly is long UUP; Karen Finerman is long AAPL; Karen Finerman is long BAC; Karen Finerman is long JPM; Karen Finerman is long WMT; Karen Finerman is long TGT; Karen Finerman is long RIMM calls; Karen Finerman is long M; Karen Finerman is short SPY; Karen Finerman is short IWM; Karen Finerman is short MDY; Dan Nathan is long AAPL; Dan Nathan is long BAC; Dan Nathan is long JPM; Dan Nathan is long MS; Dan Nathan is long IBM; Dan Nathan is long RIMM; Dan Nathan is long WMT; Dan Nathan is long FB

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