Investment Strategy


  • Stocks Mixed, but Still Set for Weekly Gain Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 3:37 PM ET

    The Dow was under pressure Thursday after Caterpillar's profit missed estimates, but stocks overall were set to close the week in positive territory following a handful of robust earnings and a bailout package for Greece.

  • Lowell McAdam

    Verizon Communications is seeing "robust growth" in cloud computing because customers are looking to lower their IT costs, Lowell McAdam, the incoming CEO, told CNBC Friday.

  • Rotblut: Consider This Before You Move to Cash Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 11:42 AM ET

    Despite the Reuters' headline implication that investors are moving to cash, the data suggests otherwise.

  • The Best Tech Trades  Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 11:25 AM ET

    A look at the best buying opportunities in tech right now, including Apple, IBM and Google, with Matt Shapiro, MWS Capital and Ashok Kumar, Rodman & Renshaw.

  • Power Transmission Companies Are Hot: Analyst Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 11:19 AM ET

    The summer heat is intense over most of the U.S. this week and the nation's power grid "is holding up" despite "some pretty serious load," Baird senior policy analyst Christine Tezak told CNBC Friday.

  • Is the CAT Out of the Bag on the Global Economy? Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 10:57 AM ET
    **FILE** Rows of heavy Caterpillar equipment sits ready for shipment at the Caterpillar plant in Decatur, Ill.,in this April 20, 2007 file photo. For American companies with operations that stretch overseas, the slumping dollar has become a fiscal life preserver amid slower domestic economic growth and waning sales. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, file)

    A slight miss on earnings and investors battered shares of Caterpillar to the tune of 7%, the largest single day decline since the fourth quarter of 2008.

  • What's More Concerning: NFL Lockout or Debt Ceiling? Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 10:52 AM ET

    The US could default. NFL players aren't ready to talk. Which situation is more worrisome to you? Share your opinion in today's Street Signs poll.

  • Stellar Stock Picks  Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 10:44 AM ET

    Discussing what it will take to beat the broader market this quarter, with David Kestenbaum, Morgan Joseph TriArtisan.

  • Beat the Heat With Utilities?  Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 10:36 AM ET

    Insight on how the utility sector is faring in day two of this heat wave, with David Burks, Hilliard Lyons senior analyst.

  • Stocks to Watch: Kroger, Coach, Autodesk and More... Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 10:01 AM ET

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

  • Stethescope and money

    By August 2, the Congress and President will likely come up with a patchwork plan to cut spending and increase revenue over the next ten years, the debt-ceiling will be raised, and Armageddon will be averted-but only for a brief period.

  • Microsoft's Revenue Growth  Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 9:17 AM ET

    Discussing the factors behind Microsoft's revenue growth, and insight on the tech company's Q2 results, with Jason Maynard, Wells Fargo.

  • Futures Turn Lower After Caterpillar Earnings Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 8:37 AM ET

    Futures dipped Friday after Caterpillar's earnings missed estimates, erasing earlier gains froM GE and an agreement on a new Greek rescue deal.

  • Gabelli: Focus on Long Term  Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 7:00 AM ET

    Weighing in on the continuing disconnect between macro and micro dynamics, with Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors, Inc. chairman/CEO/chief investment officer, who says investors should focus on long-term earnings.

  • Fuel for Your Fund: Oil Over $120?  Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 6:40 AM ET

    Stock picks for all energy investment needs, with Dan Rice, BlackRock portfolio manager/head of global resources, who says his firm is currently trying to predict the long term price of crude oil, which might reach $120 per barrel.

  • UK Lawmaker Calls for Murdochs' Suspension Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 6:12 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    A UK Member of Parliament has written to the board of News Corp calling for Rupert and James Murdoch to be suspended over phone hacking at the company.

  • Morgan Stanley Posts Smaller Than Forecast Loss Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 8:06 PM ET
    Morgan Stanley

    The bank stunned investors with better-than-expected second-quarter results, outperforming Goldman Sachs and other rivals as it gained market share in tough trading conditions.

  • Wall Street

    Friday's trading will likely be dominated by worries about weekend debt talks. Plus, earnings from Caterpillar, GE, McDonald's & more.

  • Lightning Round  Thursday, 21 Jul 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.

  • Nucor CEO Talks Earnings  Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 6:30 PM ET

    A look at Nucor's solid quarter, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer. Dan DiMicco, CEO of Nucor, weighs in.