Investment Strategy


  • In the three years I’ve been writing about Chinese reverse mergers there has been one nagging question: Where have the regulators been?

  • Stop Trading: Jim Cramer     Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 2:31 PM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer on today's market movers and losers.

  • Japan is beginning to look like an emerging market in the sense that its valuations "are getting very attractive," said Templeton Emerging Markets Executive Chairman Mark Mobius.

  • Stock Valuations Are Still 'Quite Reasonable': CIO Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 12:26 PM ET

    Despite the big rally markets have recently had, stock valuations are still "quite reasonable," said Art Nunes, CIO of Northwest Asset Management.

  • Stocks Drop More than 1% as Oil Tumbles Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 12:17 PM ET

    Stocks sank broadly, triggered by disappointing results from Alcoa, and as a report by Goldman Sachs calling for a drop in commodity prices sent oil prices on a nosedive.  Alcoa and Chevron fell, while Wal-Mart gained.

  • Buy & Sell These Airlines Amid Rising Oil: Analyst Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 12:07 PM ET

    The supply-demand is in favor of the airlines right now, said Jim Corridore, analyst at Standard & Poor’s.

  • QE2 & Risk Appetite     Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche says the Fed has goaded investors into a hunt for yield. As a result, they're moving into longer-term bonds and riskier assets.

  • US Capitol Building with cash

    President Obama and Congressional Republicans are tabling proposals to balance the budget, and Americans have a right to be skeptical.

  • Why Isn't Lower Oil Helping Stocks? Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 10:58 AM ET

    Lower energy costs are good, right? Alcoa specifically cited higher energy costs as a problem. So why isn't lower oil helping stocks?

  • Stocks to Watch: Caterpillar, Sony and More ... Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 10:55 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Bet on Vegas & Airline Stocks?     Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 10:32 AM ET

    Business travel is picking up. Is it time to bet on Vegas and airline stocks? Robert LaFleur, Hudson Securities Gaming and Lodging analyst, and Jim Corridore, Standard & Poor's airline analyst, discuss the best bets in these sectors.

  • Pullback Is Correction in an 'Ongoing Bull Market': Pro Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 10:21 AM ET

    U.S. equities are seeing a consolidation while emerging market stocks are accelerating, said Mark Tepper, managing partner and co-founder of Strategic Wealth Partners.

  • Burden of College Loans on Graduates Grows Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 9:49 AM ET

    Student loan debt outpaced credit card debt for the first time last year and is likely to top a trillion dollars this year as more students go to college and a growing share borrow money to do so, reports the New York Times.

  • Technical Tuesday     Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 9:35 AM ET

    A look at what the charts are saying about the market with Mark Tepper, Strategic Wealth Partners, and Hugh Johnson, Hugh Johnson Advisors.

  • Global Stocks, Commodities Lower—Here's Why Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 9:23 AM ET

    For one thing, debate on the strength of the global recovery this year. Goldman's comments on a potential top in commodities, made yesterday, is typical of that debate...

  • Futures Point to Lower Open After Alcoa Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 9:18 AM ET

    Stock index futures slightly pared losses, although remained down, after the government reported import prices rose in March, and the trade deficit fell.

  • Cooperman, Master of the Markets     Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 7:04 AM ET

    If clients weren't getting what they were looking for, they wouldn't be investing in hedge funds, says Leon Cooperman, chairman & CEO, Omega Advisors. Also, a discussion about what the funds are doing to generate fees, and revisiting Steinhardt's comments last week regarding Warren Buffett, charitable giving and David Sokol's departure from Berkshire. With Andrew Ross Sorkin.

  • Bet on M&A, Not Consumer Spending: Strategist Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 4:45 AM ET

    Rising commodity prices mean investors should stay clear of consumer discretionary stocks, according to Nomura strategist Ian Scott.

  • Chairman Sees More Pain For Nokia Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 1:58 AM ET

    Nokia’s board expects the mobile phone company to suffer more losses in smartphone market share before it enjoys gains from its radical change in ­strategy, said Jorma Ollila, chairman, the Financial Times reports.

  • Five Things to Watch: Oil, Real Estate & More Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 6:39 PM ET

    Here's what you should be watching Tuesday, April 12.