"I think the time to sell has already occurred," said Kevin Marder, president of Marder Investment Advisors Corp. in Los Angeles.
is among those who see buying opportunities in the market's choppy waters.
dabbling in healthcare stocks, which he
thinks could be leaders in pulling the market out of its doldrums.
They're simply too beaten up for that, though Marder
and Moore think that even that battered sector holds some promise for picky investors.
Big regional banks such as Wells Fargo
&. Co., Northern Trust Corp. and US Bancorp Inc.
all hit bottom months ago, Marder
said, and retail brokerage Charles Schwab Corp. appears to have avoided many of the problems plaguing its industry.
, the current turbulence caused by the credit crunch and the housing collapse, although creating opportunities, will keep investors on edge for a while.
"This is the aftermath of the great party, and most parties have a hangover effect," he