It has been a brutal May for most investors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down about 10% so far in May, the S&P 500 is down 11% and the Nasdaq is off 12%. But as unfortunate as the recent volatility has been on Wall Street, it has served up a very clear reality check to investors. Put plainly, if you thought that the bull market was going to keep chugging along from the March 2009 lows without a hitch you got another thing coming. So where do we go now -- hide in gold and sell off everything, or buy the farm in anticipation of the next leg up? To help you make sense of the mayhem in May, here are seven stocks from the InvestorPlace experts.