It's become an investing truism: The only certainty is uncertainty. Today the world seems to consist solely of question marks and trouble spots -- Europe, China, India, the U.S. -- and the right path isn't easy to find. So we've turned to some sure-footed guides, investors who have shown they can navigate this era of market turmoil, and asked each to share his or her single strongest pick for the long haul. Read on for insight, wisdom -- and more than two dozen promising stocks and bonds.
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By Katie Benner, Ryan Derousseau, Amy Feldman, and Mina Kimes @FortuneMagazine
- Last updated June 20 2012: 10:46 AM ET