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  • 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.

  • In a market full of turbulence, 5-star fund manager Daniel Brewer is picking energy and financials -- very carefully.

  • Options trading points toward developments at Hershey -- similar to what swirled around Anheuser-Busch -- according to Interactive Brokers' Rebecca Darst.

  • The digital age has transformed the way people watch television, and James Altucher has translated that transformation into a couple of fresh ideas for investors.

  • The back-to-school shopping season has already produced a wide range of grades among retailers this year, according to Needham's Christine Chen.  She finds some clear winners.

  • The health-care sector has been getting healthier, according to Schwab's Paul Alan Davis.

  • John Dorfman's prescription for a portfolio: A pharmaceutical, a defense contractor, a media company, and a technology stock.

  • The Federal Reserve held U.S. interest rates steady on Tuesday. Where does that leave investors? Frank Holmes of U.S. Global Investors and Michael Cuggino of the Permanent Portfolio Funds offered CNBC their investment ideas.

  • Conventional wisdom says that if investors use their discretion, they won't have anything to do with consumer discretionary stocks.  Jeff Krumpelman begs to differ.

  • U.S. light, sweet crude oil prices -- trading on the Nymex -- could fall toward $100 per barrel in the short term, Nick Batsford of Hobart Capital told CNBC.

  • Neil Hennessy, portfolio manager of the five-star-rated Hennessy Focus 30 Fund, offered CNBC insights -- and stock picks -- to beat a bear market.

  • Is there fizz left in the beverage stocks? UBS analyst Kaumil Gajrawala thinks so. "These are fairly recession-proof companies," he told CNBC.

  • Four-star fund manager Scott Barbee has some counter-intuitive recommendations for adventurous investors.  One company is in the oil patch, and the other deals in the always-volatile weapons business.

  • There's a small segment of the retail space that's suddenly doing very well, according to analyst Daniel O'Sullivan:  the pawnshop business.  He has several recommendations for investors.

  • Looking for promising investments?  Eugene Peroni thinks you'll find them in fields where earnings are growing.

  • That sinking feeling: Kirby Daley, strategist at the Newedge Group, says the U.S. is in recession and he expects a 15 percent to 20 percent drop in the Dow -- in the near future.

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

  • Mat DiFilippo, senior portfolio manager at Stewart Capital and Randy Lert, chief portfolio strategist at Russell Investments offered advice on different sectors that could help benefit investors.