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  • Don't judge all financial stocks by the Lehman-AIG-Merrill meltdown. Commercial banks look strong and will get stronger, according to Richard Bove and Jack Bouroudjian. The expert strategists offered their recommendations to CNBC. (Part One)

  • Have Chinese equities bottomed?  Jerry Lou, China strategist at Morgan Stanley, offered CNBC his outlook for the Shanghai-Beijing stock market.

  • The Price is Right -- or is it? With untold billions about to be put to work to mop up this mortgage-related mess, the $700 billion question is price. How will "PBC Partners" (Paulson Bernanke Cox) figure out what to pay for all those ''priceless assets'' when for months, Wall Street's smartest were unable to get much further than "illiquid = worthless"?

  • Pharmas, energy, information technology and industrials are still good defensive plays, Grant Bowers, portfolio manager at Franklin Templeton Investments, told "Worldwide Exchange."

  • Maria Bartiromo discusses Monday's top business and financial stories, and looks ahead to tomorrow's events. Oil prices, Lennar earnings, Goldman and Morgan Stanley, tech stock buybacks, the dollar slide and more!

  • Robert Napoli, managing director at Piper Jaffray, has found a calm corner in the stormy financial sector.  "We've been pointing clients away from the volatility of the credit risk and troubled assets to an area where we call 'financial technology,'" Napoli told CNBC.

  • In an environment where consumer discretionary businesses are getting squeezed, Mark Travis might seem to have come up with a counter-intuitive stock pick.  But to the CEO of Intrepid Capital Funds, Starbucks makes perfect sense.

  • Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said he wants a stronger dollar. But his financial rescue will drag down the U.S. dollar, according to Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac Bank, and Bill Smith from SAM Advisors.

  • What's the best approach to investing in these volatile times?  Top-down, or bottom-up?  How about both?  That's the approach taken by Highmark Capital's chief investment officer, David Goerz.

  • The Dow, Nasdaq and S&P are down (as of this writing); oil, gasoline and natural gas are up. The dollar is down against the euro and the British pound. So where is gold headed? Up, says BlackRock's Evy Hambro.

  • Some traders think this might be a good day to spend on the sidelines.  Not Scott Black.  He says investors should snap up value stocks -- right away.

  • FBR's David Ellison is putting money into financials -- solid, insured, American banks. "Those are going to be the big winners here."

  • As details of the government's belated "Federal Toxic Landfill Act" emerge -- that is, the rescue plan put forth by Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson -- many thoughts come to mind but none more often than how ticked-off the troops at the Thundering Herd must be...

  • Stock-market investors prefer bulls -- but is it time to get back in?  Harbor Advisory CIO Jack DeGan suggests that value investors take half a position in some stocks now, and wait to invest the rest. (Part 2)

  • Stock-market investors prefer bulls -- but is it time to get back in?  Harbor Advisory CIO Jack DeGan suggests that value investors take half a position in some stocks now, and wait to invest the rest. (Part 1)

  • Energy stocks are oversold and now is the time to jump in, Goldman Sachs analysts wrote in a research note on Friday.

  • CNBC's Maria Bartiromo discusses Thursday's wild market ride and rally, and looks ahead to Friday's events.

  • Precious metals still have plenty of upside, two strategists told CNBC. Evaristo Stanziale, senior vice president at SCS Commodities, and Mark Hansen, director of trading at CPM Group, offered their insights into gold and other safe-haven commodities.

  • (That's Balance Sheet, of course.) As Morgan Stanley, Genworth, State Street, WaMu and others are feeling the squeeze, I feel the need to dispel some myths that are crippling Wall St. and arguably the world.

  • Crises: Lehman, Merrill, AIG, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. What does it all add up to? Possibly the death of capitalism, says Paul Donovan, senior international economist at UBS.