Investment Strategy


  • Traders 'Front-Running' FBI-Raided Firms? Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 2:42 PM ET

    A cynical, perhaps short-term calculation that any firm that announced it was being raided might see redemptions, which would force it to sell holdings.

  • US Economy Is Close to Seeing 'Trend Growth': Pro Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 1:23 PM ET

    Steps by the Fed to pump more money into the economy could stoke inflation, even though growth will remain moderate through 2011, according to a survey by the National Association for Business Economics. Constance Hunter, chief economist at Alladin Capital Holdings shared her outlook.

  • Stocks Decline on Euro Worries; Retailers Rise Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 11:37 AM ET

    Stocks slumped as a lack of positive news failed to counter worries about Europe's efforts to address debt problems in Ireland as well as other periphery euro zone countries. Bank of America and JP Morgan fell, HP rose.

  • Yoshikami: Buffett Bashers Unite! Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 11:31 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    After Warren Buffett wrote an op-ed piece in the New York Times restating his belief that the intervention of the government was a success, and in published reports reiterated his view that taxes should be raised on the affluent, critics howled...It is my view that anti-Buffett rhetoric is really a smokescreen for critics protesting the interventionist activities of the Bush and Obama administrations when financial markets froze in 2008.

  • Avoid the 'Too Big to Fail' Banks: Stock Picker Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 11:08 AM ET

    Where should investors be putting their money? Keith Wirtz, president and CIO of Fifth Third Asset Management, and Joshua Strauss, portfolio co-manager at The Appleseed Fund, shared their best investment ideas.

  • Stocks to Watch: Aeropostale, Sandisk and More ... Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 11:00 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • Market 'Glass' Is 'Half-Full': BlackRock's Bob Doll Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 10:51 AM ET

    Stocks were mixed Monday as news of a financial bailout for Ireland failed to calm investors worried about debt troubles spreading to other euro zone countries. Robert Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock, shared his best plays.

  • Traders Uneasy on Insider Probe Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 10:00 AM ET

    Several issues around euro zone bailouts, traders tell me: Ireland, Portugal and Greece. Is this the end or are we watching for other like Spain to follow suit? What about other 'peripheries' we haven't really been discussing, like Hungary, Czech, etc. And there's more...

  • GM Headquarters

    GM history in the second half of the 20th century is a story of executive arrogance, missed opportunities, poor decision-making and reckless finance.

  • Futures Shed Gains on Ireland Worries Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 8:55 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were indicated a higher open for Wall Street Monday as the European Union and International Monetary Fund hammered out the details of a bailout for the Irish economy.

  • Quarry Work Signals Economic Turnaround? Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 8:46 AM ET

    Is the economy finally kicking into gear? CNBC viewers are seeing some positive signs of recovery in their local economies.

  • What's On: Retail Stocks and a Medal of Honor Winner Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 8:02 AM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's Squawk on the Street.

  • 5 Questions With Jing Ulrich Sunday, 21 Nov 2010 | 11:27 PM ET

    China commentator and regular CNBC guest, Jing Ulrich, shares her thoughts on China's rapid development, its impact on the global economy and what she has learned from the Asian Financial Crisis.

  • 5 Questions With McDonald's China Chief Sunday, 21 Nov 2010 | 9:12 PM ET
    Kenneth Chan, CEO of McDonald's China

    Steve Leonard, president of IT systems and software services firm, EMC Asia Pacific & Japan, answers five questions posed to him by CNBC on life, his investments and the lessons learnt from the Asian financial crisis.

  • NASDAQ MarketSite Tower, Times Square, New York, NY

    Traders expect a short and sweet Thanksgiving week, where investors will be reluctant to make new bets and markets could actually trade quietly.

  • 8 Stocks with Big Insider Buying, Selling Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 5:54 PM ET
    Coca-Cola bottles

    Insider selling has officially hit record levels, and the corporate dumping of stock isn't just in S&P 500 companies. Last week's insider selling hit an all-time weekly record of $4.5 billion, according to an insider tracking company. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • How Warren Buffett Gained from Bank Bailout Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 5:43 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Market commentators and Warren Buffett followers have been buzzing after seeing the Oracle of Omaha's op-ed piece featured in The New York Times. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Stocks Reverse to End Higher; Flat for the Week Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 4:36 PM ET

    Stocks closed modestly higher after rising in the last minutes of trading Friday to end relatively flat for the week. Disney and Boeing fell, while HP rose.

  • Stocks Turn Higher Ahead of the Close Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 3:59 PM ET

    Stocks were slightly higher heading into the close of trading Friday, but the late-session boost may not be enough to push the markets higher for the week. Disney and Boeing fell, while HP rose.

  • Acquisition, Share Buyback Possible: NetApp CEO Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 2:28 PM ET

    This week, NetApp shares were nearly as volatile as an action adventure thriller, after the firm's third-quarter earnings results were accidentally released before markets closed on Wednesday.