Investment Strategy


  • Morici: The Obama Doctrine Is Not Good Foreign Policy Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 9:44 AM ET
    Moammer Gaddafi speaking

    After missteps addressing Congressional concerns, President Obama has articulated clearly the goals, means and duration of the U.S. military action in Libya. Critics may say he did not address those issues, but he did and the answers are not acceptable.

  • Investing in the Lovable Losers     Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 9:37 AM ET

    Some lovable losers to invest in, with Adam Bold, The Mutual Fund Store founder/CEO and Joseph Duran, United Capital Financial Partners CEO/co-founder.

  • World Markets Down—But America Is Up Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 9:24 AM ET

    The rest of the world is down, commodities are down, but U.S. futures are up. Most traders are just shrugging their shoulders and attributing this to end of month trading. Also: Housing? It's not getting better.

  • Futures Still Slightly Up After Home Price News Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 9:20 AM ET

    Stock index futures continued to trade slightly higher after news that home prices fell less than expected.

  • Picking a Winner When Everyone's 'Ugly' Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 5:11 AM ET

    What do you do when the ugly get uglier and you are looking for a profit in the currency markets?

  • Trading the Euro and the Wall of Worry Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 3:49 AM ET
    Euro bills and coins

    Like stocks, the euro has so far this year shrugged off the so-called wall of worry. Concerns that the likes of Greece, Ireland or Portugal could default have not led to euro losses.

  • Will Dangers Spoil Markets' Party Mood? Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 3:20 AM ET
    Question Marks

    The current market environment reminds me of the movie “Wayne’s world” that I saw longer ago than I care to remember. The party mood on the markets just continues in the face of clear and present dangers.

  • Tea Party Has Republicans Running Scared Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 1:53 AM ET
    Former U.S. President Bill Clinton seen speaking during the inaugural Rural Summit in Washington, DC

    In the months after Bill Clinton received the same kind of electoral drubbing meted out to Barack Obama in November, he used to measure his political standing by the number of Republicans getting ready to run against him, reports the Financial Times.

  • Portugal Wants To Be EU's Florida, Not Alabama Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 1:06 AM ET
    Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates speaks during a press conference at Sao Bento Palace in Lisbon. Socrates warned his political opponents not to provoke a political crisis over planned austerity measures to solve the country's debt crisis.

    Portugal's central bank on Tuesday releases its projections for the country's economic outlook and investors are likely to watch closely for changes in the growth forecast, as the country has been plunged in a political crisis because of its austerity measures.

  • What's On: Melt-Up Stocks, Housing and Loser Love Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 11:17 PM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Tuesday Look Ahead: Earnings Chatter Picks Up Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 9:10 PM ET

    Whether world events or rising costs impact corporate profits this quarter has yet to be seen, but stocks are likely to be hypersensitive to the possibility.

  • Quality Health Care Stock, Anyone?     Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 6:45 PM ET

    Most health care stocks stink, but Mad Money host Jim Cramer goes on the hunt for something that can be a healthy investment for his portfolio, like Hospital Corporation of America.

  • The Darden Opportunity     Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 6:27 PM ET

    Darden disappointed last week, at least according to the Street. But what if that was a blip on the radar, oil stays where it is or goes lower, and now turns out to be a buying opportunity, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Economic News & Stocks     Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Can negative news for the economy turn out to be good news for stocks? Are rail stocks picking up speed? Also, emerging markets are worth a look, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Stocks Droop on Large MOC Orders Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 4:57 PM ET

    Stocks drooped late in the day on some of the lightest volume of the year...this is not normally an issue, but there was an unusally large number of Market on Close Sell orders...on a light volume day, that was enough to move stocks down.

  • Bank Stress Test Losers: How to Trade Them Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 4:46 PM ET
    Bank of America branch, New York City.

    In the aftermath of the Federal Reserve's latest round of stress tests on 19 large financial holding companies, there are two clear losers, as well as several banks perceived by analysts as not taking full advantage of regulatory developments. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Stocks Snap Winning Streak; AT&T Climbs Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 4:40 PM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks turned negative in the final hour of trading to close lower Monday amid light volume, as techs and worries over geopolitical turmoil weighed.

  • Stocks Turn Lower, Led by Techs; Energy Gains Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 3:48 PM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks turned lower ahead of the close Monday as techs and industrials weighed in addition to worries over geopolitical turmoil.

  • Nuke Stocks Fall on Unexpected Factor—Germany Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 3:42 PM ET

    Nuclear stocks, which saw a brief rally a week and a half ago as it appeared that the nuclear crisis might be manageable, have been sinking for several days again. But there's another reason for the weakness in nuclear stocks, one much more ominous.

  • Greenberg: Comparing Today’s Market to 1999 Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 2:59 PM ET

    This market feels so much like 1999. But feeling and facts are two very different things.