Investment Strategy


  • Gold in Bear Market Territory     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 11:03 AM ET

    Gold is down $30 this morning and Dan Dicker, independent oil trader and CNBC contributor reports on the current trade for this precious metal, saying "gold is a mystical metal and you would think after the auction this morning, you wouldn't have this retreat."

  • EIA Inventory Report     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 11:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports bigger-than-expected data from the EIA Inventory at a build at 3.9 million barrels.

  • Pharma Sector Outperforms S&P     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 10:52 AM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports the pharma sector is up about 8% and outperforming the S&P 500 this year.

  • Technical Indicators for 2012     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 10:46 AM ET

    Sharing perspect on what the charts indicate for 2012, with Dan Fitzpatrick, Stockmarket Mentor president.

  • DMND & Pringles Deal, Pop or Stop?     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 10:39 AM ET

    Shares of Diamond Foods is up more than 8% in the last five trading sessions and there are rumors that Greenlight Capital's David Einhorn may have bought into the company, with Bill Chappell, Suntrust Robinson Humphrey.

  • Natural Gas Inventories Down 81 BCF     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 10:33 AM ET

    Anticipating natural gas inventories, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • US 6th Fleet: Transports Will Continue     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 10:30 AM ET

    Several high ranking Iranians said they could shut off oil transports through the Strait of Hormuz. Discussing the impact this close could have on oil prices, with Trevor Houser, Rhodium Group.

  • Playing the Materials     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 10:26 AM ET

    The materials sector has dipped to the second worst performing sector for 2011, with Frank Mitsch, Wells Fargo Securities senior equity analyst.

  • 2011 Best and Worst Calls     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 10:19 AM ET

    Several high profile investors made "gutsy" calls in 2011, some which proved successful and others disastrous, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche & David Faber.

  • Investing in Apple in 2012     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 10:12 AM ET

    Discussing his choice to raise his price target for Apple and whether there are catalysts for the company, with Keith Bachman, BMO Capital Markets senior research analyst.

  • 2012 Predictions: Housing     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 10:04 AM ET

    What can America expect from housing sales in 2012? Sharing insight, with Patrick Newport, IHS Global Insight; Bob Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets; and Mary Kay Michaelson, Iowa Realty Agent.

  • Pending Home Sales Rise     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports pending home sales currently stands at its highest levels in 19 months.

  • Dean Foods Gains Momentum     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 9:47 AM ET

    Shares of Dean Foods is up 25% since it was the biggest S&P 500 loser in 2012, with Farha Aslam, Stephens food & agribusiness research analyst.

  • Chicago PMI Declines to 62.5     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 9:44 AM ET

    The Chicago PMI for December dipped 0.1 point to 62.5, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Faber Report: Year in Review     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 9:40 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports a market outlook from 2011 including the largest M&A deals and IPO news.

  • Santelli's Bond Report     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 9:38 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli check on how bonds and the dollar are opening this morning.

  • Where Do the Futures Stand?     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 9:37 AM ET

    Analysis of how the futures are faring after the open, with Mark Sebastian, Option Pit Mentoring and Consulting COO.

  • Futures Hold Gains After Jobless Claims News Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 9:21 AM ET

    Futures held their modest gains Thursday even after a slight increase in weekly unemployment benefits and mixed results from the Italian bond auction.

  • Stock Picks for 2012: Stocks Not Bonds     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 8:18 AM ET

    Investors should increase equity exposure and decrease bond exposure for 2012, says Bill Nygren, The Oakmark Fund portfolio manager.

  • Italian Bond Auction: 10-Year Yield Dips Below 7% Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 7:49 AM ET

    The yield on Italian 10-year bonds fell from the euro era highs reached in November, settling slightly below the market-sensitive level of 7 percent in an auction on Thursday.