With all of the market's many gyrations over the past couple of weeks, you may have missed some of our contributors' great work, and more importantly, some of their stellar recommendations on which stocks to buy and which ones to avoid.First, Lenny "Nails" Dykstra continues to add to his wins and the profits he makes for his subscribers to "Nails on the Numbers." Most of you remember Lenny for his legendary baseball career, but since hanging up the cleats a few years ago, he has become a wizard of options trading.
Frank Curzio, who manages TheStreet.com Stocks Under $10 and hosts The Real Story podcast, had two recent calls that paid off handsomely. On Oct. 10, Frank advised his subscribers to buy shares in Xoma ( XOMA) and Epiq Systems ( EPIQ). Subscribers who followed Frank's recommendations pocketed a 53% gain in Xoma and a 17% gain in Epiq Systems in just three trading days. Click here to trade along with Frank on TheStreet.com Stocks Under $10. Editor's note: Jim Cramer will present his 2009 stock outlook for the first time at TheStreet.com Investment Conference on Saturday, Oct. 25. Limited seating. Act now.