Investment Strategy


  • Will Ingersoll-Rand Stock Disappoint?  Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer says Ingersoll-Rand is one of the most beaten down industrial stocks out there, and investors need to pay attention when the company reports next week because it has the potential to be a terrific turnaround story, but only if management lowers the bar; takes ownership of past failures; and lays out a credible plan for the future.

  • 5 Reasons to Buy Citigroup Now Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 6:13 PM ET
    Citigroup Building

    For long-term investors, Citigroup remains a beautiful play, according to TheStreet.com. Here are five reasons to buy Citi now.

  • Cramer's Game Plan for Next Week  Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer says there are a lot of important earnings out next week, but most important of all is to see if Europe gets its act together with a real plan. Also, keep an eye on the euro, as it will set the tone for the week.

  • In the Money Now  Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    How to use options to play stocks heading into earnings, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders. Also, using options to get short on Apple, and does Goldman look ripe for a technical breakout.

  • As Americans struggle to pay off underwater mortgages and student loan debt, some experts say simple changes to bankruptcy law could provide many with financial relief and potentially help the economy.

  • Stocks Log 10-Week High; Dow, Nasdaq Up for 2011 Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 4:47 PM ET

    Stocks rallied in the final hour of trading to close at their highest levels Friday, with all three major indexes logging a 10-week high, amid optimism the euro zone would find a solution to its debt crisis.

  • Second Largest Public Pension Fund Targets CEO Pay Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 4:10 PM ET

    The pension fund that serves California's teachers is sending letters to 122 companies expressing its dissatisfaction with their compensation practices. "We want them to take the message seriously", said Anne Sheehan, CalSTRS Director of Corporate Governance.

  • Strategists: Time to Fade the Euro's Move Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 3:22 PM ET
    Euro coins

    The euro's had quite a run this week, and this strategist says it's time to bail.

  • Emerging Markets Toward a Rebound?  Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 3:20 PM ET

    Ron Shah, Jina Ventures, discusses the rebound in emerging markets, and how investors can put money to work there.

  • Despite all the handwringing, US consumers are spending—and growth in the third quarter is looking a bit better than economists had expected. Some are even raising their GDP forecasts.

  • Roubini's RGE Responds to Reports Firm Is For Sale Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 2:45 PM ET
    Nouriel Roubini

    Roubini Global Economics, the firm run by economist Nouriel Roubini, said in a letter to clients obtained by CNBC that the firm is not in need of capital or being sold.

  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    As investors flee Latin American markets on fears that commodity-hungry China will slow down, now could be the time to pick up bargains, Will Landers, who manages BlackRock’s Latin American portfolio, told CNBC.com.

  • Proof: ETFs a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 12:49 PM ET
    A trader holds his head in his hand on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City

    Whenever we talk about the impact of ETFs on the market, the one missing link is quantitative evidence that exchange-traded funds (especially the levered ones) are rapidly becoming the monster they weren’t created to be. Now we have proof.

  • How Investors Can Diversify When Markets Move Together Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 12:46 PM ET

    When it comes to combating financial markets that all seem to move in unison, the options are getting so limited that some are questioning whether stock picking is a dying art.

  • Google's Cash Hoard 'Astonishing' Given Costs: Analyst Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 12:35 PM ET

    There may be analysts concerned about Google's strategy and what it plans to do with its cash hoard, but Barclays Capital Internet and media analyst Anthony DiClemente isn't one of them.

  • Google Earnings Reaction  Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    Insight on the tech names to buy, sell or hold, with Youssef Squali, Jefferies & Company managing director/senior analyst.

  • Bull vs Bear Market  Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 11:06 AM ET

    Discussing whether the Dow and the S&P will stay positive for the rest of the year, with Dan Genter, RNC Genter Capital Management and Matthew McCormick, Bahl & Gaynor Investment Counsel.

  • Google Blows Out Forecasts  Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 10:35 AM ET

    Google trades higher after Q3 results blew past Wall Street estimates. A look at whether it will continue to rise, with Anthony Diclemente, Barclays Capital internet and media analyst, who has an outperform rating on Google.

  • 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.