Investment Strategy


  • 10 Best Mutual Funds for 2012 Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 2:37 PM ET

    TheStreet Ratings reviews the risk-adjusted performance of around 25,000 funds every month. The best overall-rated mutual funds for 2012 are updated monthly on TheStreet's Top-Rated Mutual Funds page.

  • Qualcomm: The King of 4G Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 2:35 PM ET

    Chipmaker Qualcomm, holding its annual analyst event Wednesday, looks set to hold the pole position in the race to 4G networks, according to experts.

  • Why Market Cliches Were Good Advice This Year Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 2:26 PM ET

    From the "January Effect" to "Sell in May and Go Away,"investors who followed Wall Street's favorite maxims fared quite well this year. The only question is whether Santa Claus will bring a year-end rally.

  • Inflation Risk Back On?     Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 2:10 PM ET

    Joshua Feinman, Deutsche Asset Management, discusses whether rising oil prices could signal that the risk of inflation is back on.

  • Investor Pessimism Grows     Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 1:15 PM ET

    Thomas Melcher, Hawthorn, discusses a new PNC survey which finds the number of affluent investors who feel pessimistic about their portfolios now outnumber optimists.

  • Crude Nears $102     Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 1:07 PM ET

    NYMEX crude oil is rallying on the reversal of the seaway pipeline. Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy, weighs in.

  • What's Behind Price Hikes at SBUX?     Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 12:33 PM ET

    Starbucks is raising prices in several major US markets, with Dennis Gartman, the Gartman Letter. The Fast Money traders also look at big market movers midday.

  • Oil Surges on Reversal of Seaway Pipeline Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 11:44 AM ET
    A Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) oil rig near the shores of the state of Campeche, Mexico.

    WTI surged above $102 on news that the flow of crude oil will be reversed on the Seaway Pipeline. The result in Wednesday’s trading has been panic in the spread between WTI and Brent Crude with funds and other market players buying WTI and selling off Brent...fast.

  • More Economic Freedom = More Jobs     Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 11:21 AM ET

    John Mackey, Whole Foods Market co-CEO, discusses why economic freedom in the United States is declining and how it comes at the expense of American jobs.

  • Anti-Social View of Social Media ETF: Greenberg Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 11:02 AM ET

    My first reaction when I heard there would be a social media ETF was the same I have whenever I hear a new “sector” fund is being launched: Why always after the fact?

  • !Hola, Bargains Await Down South Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 10:58 AM ET

    The Mexican peso looks ready to rise, these strategists say.

  • Blog: Are You Addicted to Bad Financial Habits? Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 10:53 AM ET
    Empty Wallet

    In this economic environment where most everyone is acutely aware of how they spend their money, it’s interesting that we’re willing to look the other way when we need some fast cash, burying our head in the financial quicksand, and instead embrace the potentially damaging money at any cost attitude.

  • Money in Motion     Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 10:28 AM ET

    David Woo, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses developments out of Italy and whether the Bank of England's comments today signal trouble for the UK.

  • Target Beats the Street     Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 10:08 AM ET

    Target is trading higher after Q3 results beat estimates, with Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners.

  • Cramer's Mad Dash     Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 9:25 AM ET

    What to watch ahead of the open, with CNBC's Jim Cramer.

  • Oil Hits $100 Again     Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 9:16 AM ET

    The IEA says that the oil market is tight and high prices remain a threat, with CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Futures Tumble Amid Ongoing EU Worries Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 9:00 AM ET

    Futures extended their losses Wednesday, amid ongoing concerns over high borrowing costs for heavily-indebted euro zone countries.

  • Buyers Stream to Broadcom Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 7:59 AM ET

    Call buyers streamed into Broadcom yesterday as the chip maker ran higher with the rest of the tech sector.

  • Feeding 9.1 Billion by 2050     Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 2:10 AM ET

    In order to feed 7 billion people, and 9.1 billion by 2050, Jacques Diouf, director general of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, told CNBC the world market needs to be fairer and more free.

  • 'Major Reversal' Ahead for 40-Year Yen Cycle: Charts Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 12:31 AM ET

    Weakness in the Japanese yen is ahead for the long-term, as a 40-year long-term cycle which has seen the yen's exchange rate appreciating against the dollar is about to see a major reversal, Ron William, a technical strategist at MIG Bank, told CNBC.com.