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Where to Put Your Money Now

Ten investors survey the rubble from this week's shakeup and see opportunities everywhere. It's time to quiet those nerves and deploy your dollars to take advantage of fire-sale prices. Here's a rundown of investment ideas -- stocks, mutual funds, ETFs, and otherwise.

Playboy Posts a Loss, Still Mulling Hefner's Bid

Playboy Enterprises Group, which founder and major shareholder Hugh Hefner wants to take private, today reported that its second-quarter loss eased compared to the year-ago period as gains in its licensing business offset declines in publishing.

Penthouse IPO Is Another Naked Gamble

FriendFinder Network, formerly known as Penthouse, needs money fast. The weight of hundreds of millions of dollars of debt has prompted it to turn to public capital markets. It%u2019s a desperate move -- in fact, the same move the company made a year ago under the same circumstances.