) -- "Under the Radar" uncovers little-known companies worthy of investors' consideration. Here are this week's picks:
-- Federated Investors, Knight Capital and W.P. Carey lend exposure to financial services without the travails of the loan-heavy behemoths.
Tuesday: Weak Job Market Lifts Lincoln
-- Lincoln Educational Services is benefitting as unemployed workers seek additional training to compete for scarce jobs.
Wednesday: Peet's Measured Success
-- Peet's Coffee & Tea has kept expansion under control and focused on selling high-quality brews.
Thursday: Ebix Delivers on Its Promise
-- Ebix has resisted the recession, in part, by helping companies save money with its software.
Friday: Carbo Cooks With Gas
-- Carbo Ceramics aids companies in extracting natural gas from shale. If there's a policy push for more natural gas, Carbo stands to benefit.
-- Reported by Jake Lynch in Boston.