We're in the gloomiest cycle in 55 years, so focus on high-quality companies with lots of cash. Here are some examples.
When a stock is a favorite of many of the most successful investors around, you know it's special.
Older bellwethers like AT&T and Intel are flexing some muscle, filling the void left by investors fleeing momentum names.
By creating an independent, peer-to-peer 'mesh' network among devices, users could wrest the Web free from the hubs of giant corporations.
The market overall is a muddle -- and likely to stay that way. Second quarters are often dicey.
By combining broadband dominance, content integration and profitable theme parks, the cable giant is building an entertainment empire -- and becoming a must-own stock.
Shares of DVR pioneer TiVo are up 40% over the past 2 years, but unlike with the industry giants, there's still plenty of room to run with this pay-TV play.
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