Investment Strategy


  • Corrections Will Become 'Common' Once QE2 Removed Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 10:57 AM ET

    June is typically a rough month for stocks and so we’re beginning to see more of the defensive sectors outperform, said Mark Tepper, managing partner and co-founder of Strategic Wealth Partners.

  • Buy Brazil Bank Bounce?     Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 10:27 AM ET

    Underperforming Brazilian banks bounce on UBS upgrade, with Tim Seymour, Emergingmoney.com.

  • What do the Charts say?     Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 9:40 AM ET

    Paul Schatz, Heritage Capital, and Mark Tepper, Strategic Wealth Partners, discuss what the charts signal now.

  • Futures Add to Gains Despite Home Price News Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 9:14 AM ET

    Stock index futures added to strong gains after a disappointing reading on home prices that came in largely as expected, as investors appeared to focus on optimism the European Union would be able to craft a new bailout agreement for Greece.

  • How Will Markets Perform in June? Here's a Hint Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 9:06 AM ET

    Tired of May? Well, here comes June. And that’s likely not good news for investors either.

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

  • Wheat Slips as Russia to Resume Exports Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 6:11 AM ET
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  • Will the Egypt Stock Market Rally Continue? Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 3:55 AM ET

    The pledge that emerged from the G8 summit in Deauville sees international development banks supplying $20 billion in aid to Tunisia and Egypt for 2011-2013. That is in addition to bilateral support.

  • Not a Flashy Investor, Just Successful Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 2:03 AM ET

    The money manager Martin D. Sass loves a good bargain. He snapped up his 1995 Donzi motorboat after it had been repossessed from its previous owner. He made a take-it-or-leave-it offer for a home on Long Island that had been on the market for years, only to later discover he had bought Vincent Astor’s summer home, the New York Times reports.

  • The economy has struck a soft patch that is likely temporary, and the second half of the year should be better, some economists say.

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  • Why Corporate Bonds May Not Be Such a Smart Bet Sunday, 29 May 2011 | 5:11 PM ET

    Companies deemed good for the money are raising trillions selling bonds to investors who can't seem to get enough of them. It looks like a great deal for both parties — until you consider the details.

  • Week Ahead: A June Swoon for Markets? Friday, 27 May 2011 | 7:59 PM ET

    If the stock market is going to struggle next month, the jobs report to be released Friday of next week could be as good a trigger as any.

  • Bull-Market Skeptics Turn to Convertibles Friday, 27 May 2011 | 5:39 PM ET

    Investors concerned about the possible end to the bull market may want to opt for convertible bonds, says Edward Silverstein, manager of the MainStay Convertible Fund. The $1 billion mutual fund has returned 25% in the past year, according to Morningstar. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook     Friday, 27 May 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    The week's top business news and investing advice, including IPO trades, Microsoft's Steve Ballmer, and the passing of CNBC anchor Mark Haines, with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.

  • Stocks End Higher, but Down for Fourth Week Friday, 27 May 2011 | 4:46 PM ET

    Stocks closed modestly higher Friday in a light-volume session ahead of the Memorial Day holiday, led by materials. However, the major averages finished lower for the fourth consecutive week.

  • Stocks Rise Ahead of Holiday Weekend Friday, 27 May 2011 | 3:44 PM ET

    Stocks held onto modest gains Friday in a light-volume session ahead of the Memorial Day holiday, led by materials, as commodities gained on the heels of a weaker U.S. dollar.

  • Unusual Pricing in New LinkedIn Options Friday, 27 May 2011 | 3:25 PM ET

    As LinkedIn options trade for the first time today (Friday), pricing remains a bit unusual because of the newness of the social-networking stock.

  • A year that was supposed to mark a turning point both for the US and global economy is rapidly turning into the recovery that wasn't.

  • Betty White in an AARP commercial

    The world’s most beloved 89-year old and national treasure Betty White is teaming up with AARP to attract new members. Betty speaks to CNBC about aging, delayed retirement, and keeping sharp later in life.