Forbes recently came out with their "2009 Investment Guide," in which they asked 17 experts for their one stock pick for the year.

Twelve of the experts came up with long picks and five came up with short picks. Their investment choices span several industries, including pharmaceuticals, restaurants, technology and oil and gas services.

Stockpickr has put together a portfolio of the long investment ideas, such as

National Oilwell Varco

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and

Copart

(CPRT) - Get Report

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