BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- "Under the Radar" uncovers little-known companies worthy of investors' consideration. Here are this week's picks:

Monday: Three Bank Stocks With More Reward, Less Risk -- 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.

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