Investment Strategy


  • Time for a Technical Bounce?  Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 10:10 AM ET

    With the market having been down now for about five straight months, some market insiders are wondering if we are due for a technical bounce. Insight with Phil Roth, Miller Tabak Co chief technical market analyst.

  • Herman Cain

    If done right, Herman Cain’s proposal to replace all federal taxes with a 9 percent income tax, 9 percent national sales tax, and 9 percent corporate tax makes good economic sense.

  • Futures Extend Gains After Retail Sales Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 8:58 AM ET

    Futures added to their gains Friday following a handful of positive economic news in addition to a strong earnings report from Google and continued optimism over the euro zone will find a solution to its debt crisis.

  • Investing in Bonds and Stocks  Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 8:07 AM ET

    Strategies for investors looking at bonds and equities, with Howard Ward, GAMCO Growth Fund portfolio manager, who says he hasn't changed his portfolio by much and has added Microsoft to his top four picks, with Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners co-founder

  • Markets Are Over Their Fears for Europe: Wilbur Ross Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 7:41 AM ET

    Markets are over their fears that the worst will happen in the world economy as investors hope that Europe will finally find some solution to the debt crisis, Wilbur Ross, WL Ross chairman and CEO, told CNBC Friday.

  • Spain Gets a Downgrade, Singapore Dollar Gets a Lift Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 7:34 AM ET

    Spain's debt rating is cut, the G20 is all about Europe, but the sun in shining in Singapore — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Jim Rogers

    The U.S. economy is likely to experience a period of stagflation worse than the 1970s, which would cause bond yields to spike, commodity bull Jim Rogers told CNBC on Friday. Rogers said governments were lying about the inflation problem and the recent rally in Treasurys was a bubble.

  • Investing in Australian Industrials  Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 11:40 PM ET

    Greg Fraser, senior industrials analyst at Fat Prophets, advises investors to take advantage of dips to buy quality defensive and diversified mining stocks in Australia.

  • Consumer Data in the Spotlight, as Europe Worries Rise Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 8:00 PM ET
    Broker works the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange.

    Fresh news about the U.S. consumer and spending are expected Friday, as anxiety again builds about the health of Europe's banks.

  • Netflix-CW Deal: Who Really Wins? Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 7:31 PM ET

    On Thursday, Netflix announced it inked a deal for shows from the CW network. This new content, bolstering the streaming service's TV library, will draw a key younger demographic to Netflix while paying CW's parents, CBS and Warner Brothers, up to $1 billion dollars over ten years.

  • Cramer Puts OPKO CEO to the Test  Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 6:50 PM ET

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer talks with Dr. Phillip Frost, Opko Health chairman/CEO, about the future of his $1.3 billion drug and diagnostic company.

  • Lightning Round  Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 6:40 PM ET

    You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.

  • Can Investors Clean-up with Clorox?  Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 6:25 PM ET

    Mad Money's Cramer says investors can always fall back on high-yielding dividend stocks that pay you to wait, like Clorox. Discussing the future of the company, now that it turned down Carl Icahn's $80/share bid, with Donald Knauss, Clorox CEO.

  • Google Earnings Blow Past Expectations; Shares Surge Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 6:17 PM ET

    Google shares surged after the company blew past earnings expectations. "Christmas came early for Google shareholders," one analyst said.

  • Sell Block: First Solar  Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    Cramer says First Solar's stock has come down a lot since he first told investors to sell it in September 2010, but it is still not a safe buy and could actually be a value trap; that's when a stock looks cheap but only because the business is in such dire straits.

  • Mad Money Markets  Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer say the goal on the Street is simple: make money. It's not about who sounds the smartest, or being a contrarian. The consensus, at times, is very right and Thursday was one of those times..

  • Fast Money Web Extra: Netflix  Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.

  • Fast Money Final Trade  Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 5:58 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.

  • While a days-long outage of email service for BlackBerry users should not have a direct financial impact on Research in Motion, it could have subsequent ripple effects, a managing director at RBC Capital Markets said.

  • Options Action: Visa  Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 5:50 PM ET

    An options play, to the upside, on the credit card company, with Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities.