Lehman goes belly-up. Merrill Lynch gets hitched. AIG gets bailed out. And Mr. Market goes on a wild ride. So what does it all mean for investors? Is it time to buy? In this installment of "Fool Video," online managing editor LouAnn DiCosmo talks with Fool analysts James Early, Tim Hanson, and Seth Jayson.      

Stocks mentioned in this video include AIG (NYSE:AIG), Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), China Housing and Land, Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL), Dynamic Materials (NASDAQ:BOOM), KHD Humboldt Wedag (NYSE:KHD), JPMorgan Chase, Lehman, Merrill Lynch, and Pepsi (NYSE:PEP)

Dynamic Materials is a Motley Fool Hidden Gems recommendation. JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America are Motley Fool Income Investor recommendations. Coca-Cola is an Inside Value recommendation. KHD Humboldt Wedag is a Global Gains recommendation. The Motley Fool owns shares of KHD. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days, to see how we are making the most of today's great market opportunities. 

Neither Lou nor Mac owns any of the stocks discussed. Nor do any of the Fool analysts featured in this video. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.