Investment Strategy


  • 5 Top-Performing New Tech Stocks Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 3:23 PM ET

    With the debut of public offerings from Demand Media and Nielsen already this year, analysts expect the tech industry to see a large number of new issuances in 2011.

  • Cramer: Chipotle Could be The Gap of Restaurants Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 3:17 PM ET

    Plus, Cramer's take on his favorite bull markets NOW.

  • Soros’ Favorite Stocks May Rise Up to 40% Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 2:55 PM ET

    Billionaire investor George Soros' hedge fund made a big bet on Delta Air Lines  in the fourth quarter, while keeping gold as its largest holding. Apple, maker of the iPad and iPhone, remained a top 10 position. A report from TheStreet.

  • Stop Trading, Listen to Cramer!     Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 2:35 PM ET

    "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer shares his insight on Starbucks, Chipotle, Nvidia and other stocks in the news.

  • Stocks Up Slightly, Led by Energy; Intel Rises Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 1:10 PM ET

    Stocks held slight gains after a slew of economic news, including rising inflation and strong regional manufacturing data.  Intel rose, while AmEx fell. .

  • Citadel in Negotiations to Sell Itself to Cumulus Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 12:56 PM ET

    Citadel Broadcasting is in exclusive negotiations with Cumulus Media to be acquired by Cumulus in a deal worth $37 a share in cash and stock, according to people close to the situation.

  • 7 Value Plays For Investors: Strategists Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 11:58 AM ET

    Agricultural and commodity stocks are the best value plays in the market right now, said Kevin Sanderford, principal at Colorado West Investments.

  • SecondMarket didn’t even exist ten years ago, Barry Silbert founded the company in 2004. For investors not familiar with SecondMarket, it is the largest secondary market for trading shares of privately-held companies. Among its top trades in 2010, Facebook.

  • Consumer prices rose slightly more than expected in January, and still point to a moderate inflation rate, but another number has traders buzzing.

  • Stocks to Watch: Sears, Hormel and More ... Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 11:01 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • Economic Numbers and Inflation Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 10:50 AM ET

    Interesting economic numbers this morning....watch the inflation numbers.

  • Options Market Foretold Family Dollar Buyout Bid Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 10:27 AM ET

    While Nelson Peltz's bid for Family Dollar Stores caught equity traders by surprise, options players were well ahead of the deal, selling puts before it was announced.

  • A J. Crew logo is seen on a glass door of one of its retail clothing stores in Chicago, Illinois.

    With its extended go-shop period having expired and with no other bidders showing up, shares of J Crew are still hovering at or above the price of $43.50 that its private equity buyers have agreed to pay.

  • Futures Fall Slightly After Inflation News Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 9:19 AM ET

    Stock index futures moved slightly lower after the government reported a slightly higher-than-expected gain in consumer prices before the opening bell Thursday.

  • Futures Slip a Couple Points Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 9:10 AM ET

    Futures dropped a couple points just before 9 AM ET...there are reports that an Iranian naval official has said they will send two warships through the Suez Canal...this was noted yesterday, then discounted, and is appearing AGAIN this morning...apparently this is coming from Iran's Press TV station...gold has also ticked up on this.

  • Netflix 'Priced to Perfection': Hedge Fund Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 8:49 AM ET

    With the risk of Netflix missing analysts’ earnings estimates on the horizon, now is a good time for bearish bets against the movie-rental company’s stock, hedge fund Noster Capital said on Thursday.

  • Traders Look for a Higher Level 3 Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 7:59 AM ET

    Level 3 Communications has been enhancing its services, and traders are looking for the tech stock to rise a few levels.

  • SEC Escalates Probe into Freddie Mac Disclosures Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 5:12 AM ET
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission seal hangs on the facade of its building in Washington, DC.

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  • As the players here remake the nation’s vast regulatory system, they have been grappling with a subject that is more the province of poets and philosophers than bureaucrats: what is the value of a human life? The answer determines how much spending the government should require to prevent a single death, the New York Times reports.

  • The continued run-up in the stock market since their 2009 lows has got a number of fund managers very bullish.