Investment Strategy


  • Find Value in US Companies Exporting: CitizensTrust CIO Thursday, 21 Oct 2010 | 10:20 AM ET

    Stocks have been on the rise, but value can still be found in U.S. companies that are tapping the growth in emerging markets, Sean Kraus, senior vice president and chief investment officer of CitizensTrust, told CNBC Thursday.

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

  • Who's to Blame for the US Slowdown? Thursday, 21 Oct 2010 | 9:16 AM ET

    Share your opinion in today's poll.

  • The American dream appears increasingly elusive to the average citizen, with the CNBC All-America Economic Survey finding continued high levels of pessimism in the nation’s outlook for incomes, home values and the future of the economy.

  • Futures Rise After Claims News; Dow Leaders Gain Thursday, 21 Oct 2010 | 9:02 AM ET

    Stock index futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street with another set of earnings in the spotlight and as investors digested data showing China's growth cooled in the third quarter even as inflation edged higher.

  • Time to Sell the Dollar and Buy Gold: Charts Thursday, 21 Oct 2010 | 8:05 AM ET

    Now could be an opportune moment to buy into gold and reduce exposure to the dollar, but investors should watch for key levels first, Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppy Traders, told CNBC Thursday.

  • New York Stock Exchange

    Headlines on jobless claims and the Philadelphia Fed survey compete with a rush of earnings news Thursday.

  • Markets React to Beige Book Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010 | 5:47 PM ET

    Stocks Wednesday regained just about all of their losses from yesterday. And hovering at the highs of the day, stocks were little changed following the release of the Fed’s latest Beige Book report.

  • Retirement Investors: Roth IRA Tax Facts You're Missing Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010 | 4:52 PM ET

    There's been lots of focus this year on the decisions you face when considering a Roth conversion. One area that gets short shrift is the future impact on Social Security benefits taxation.  ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Stocks Advance Broadly; Boeing Rises Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010 | 4:35 PM ET

    Stocks closed sharply higher Wednesday, nearly wiping out losses from the previous session,  after the Federal Reserve reported it has seen "modest signs of growth" in the economy and as investors focused on strong earnings reports and a slide in the dollar. Boeing and DuPont rose, BofA fell.

  • How Top Manager's Fund Gained 30% Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010 | 4:29 PM ET

    Natixis Loomis Sayles Mid Cap Growth Fund is up nearly 30 percent in a year. So why did it outperform? Portfolio manager Philip Fine shared his strategy with CNBC.

  • Wachovia Deal Yielded $21 Billion Profit: Wells Fargo CFO Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010 | 4:25 PM ET
    Wells Fargo bank

    The country’s largest home lender, Wells Fargo & Co., has realized $21 billion of profit since it merged with Wachovia two years ago, its CFO Howard Atkins, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Stocks Rise Broadly Ahead of Close; Banks Gain Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010 | 3:43 PM ET

    Stocks lost a little ground in the final minutes of trading, but were still significantly higher,  after the Federal Reserve reported it has seen "modest signs of growth" in the economy and as investors focused on strong earnings reports and a slide in the dollar. Boeing and Intel rose.

  • Believing in yourself is the most important life lesson, Larry Fink, BlackRock chairman and CEO, told CNBC Wednesday. But sometimes, it takes others to have that belief first.

  • Demand Grows in Industrial Markets Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010 | 1:16 PM ET

    Stocks are at the highs of the day as the dollar hits session lows. With that, stocks have recovered most of their losses from yesterday (Tuesday). The dollar’s retreat is once again pushing up commodities and commodity stocks late in the morning, with metal and energy stocks are amongst the leadership groups today.

  • Stocks Add to Gains, Led by Materials; BofA Falls Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010 | 11:53 AM ET

    Stocks added to gains after several companies posted positive earnings results and as investors shrugged off concerns about the effect of the foreclosure crisis on banks and a rise in Chinese interest rates. Boeing and DuPont rose, while Bank of America fell.

  • Best Time to Buy Stocks Since 1980s: Legg Mason's Miller Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010 | 11:12 AM ET
    Bill Miller

    "The last ten years have conditioned people to think short term as opposed to long term," Bill Miller said. "Now, stocks are cheap and people should buy good, quality companies at reasonable prices, put them away and ignore the fluctuations of the markets."

  • Stocks to Watch: Lorillard, New York Times and More ... Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010 | 11:00 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • Morgan Stanley CFO : Economy 'Very Fragile'  Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010 | 10:35 AM ET

    Morgan Stanley is out this morning with somewhat tepid earnings results of five cents per share.  Morgan felt the pain of a slowdown in sales and trading and losses from a failed casino investment, but nonetheless, generated net revenues of $6.8 billion.

  • Futures Slightly Higher; Banks in Focus Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010 | 9:20 AM ET

    Stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open for Wall Street ahead of yet another batch of earnings, but concerns over the global economic recovery persisted after China unexpectedly raised interest rates to curb economic growth.