Investment Strategy


  • Markets: What to Watch This Week   Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 10:35 AM ET
    Markets: What to Watch This Week

    Kicking off the trading week with a look at currencies, gold and bonds, with Sterling Smith, Country Hedging; Kevin Giddis, Morgan Keegan, and Nick Bennenbroek, Wells Fargo.

  • Futures Skid Amid Euro Zone Debt Jitters Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 9:12 AM ET

    Futures tumbled Monday as investor sentiment was dragged lower amid renewed concerns over Greek debt and disappointment over the results of a meeting of European finance ministers over the weekend.

  • The Hong Kong dollar has been in the spotlight since investor Bill Ackman announced he had taken a big long position in the currency. Whether you should is another matter.

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    Banking stocks in Asia have been under selling pressure since the beginning of August on fears that the lenders’ funding positions will be hurt by European debt crisis. But John Wadle, head of regional banks research at Mirae Asset, believes the region’s banks are well positioned to weather the financial volatility.

  • A Double Dip Recession is Possible   Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 12:30 AM ET
    A Double Dip Recession is Possible

    Rohit Chawdhry, Head of Equities & Alternatives, Bahrain Islamic Bank expects oil prices to reach $60-$65/barrel because of global economic uncertainties.

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    The Fed in the week ahead is widely expected to pull the trigger on a new easing program, as the European debt crisis continues to boil.

  • Risk Back On; Expect 10-15% Stock Gains in October: Pro Saturday, 17 Sep 2011 | 6:55 PM ET

    Stock markets are due for a relief rally, says Arjuna Mahendran, Managing Director & Head Investment Strategy Asia at HSBC Private Bank, who expects a 10-15 percent rebound in global equities in October.

  • The Currency Trade Behind Europe's Latest Crisis Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 8:01 PM ET

    With little or nothing positive on the horizon for Europe, here's a way to trade into a healthier economy.

  • Cramer's Homework: CLMT Doesn't Add Up   Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 6:47 PM ET
    Cramer's Homework:  CLMT Doesn't Add Up

    Cramer sharpens his pencil on Calumet Specialty Products and says lackluster growth, plus unsteady cash flow, plus distribution problems, plus a spotty history, equals a stock investors should stay away.

  • Lightning Round   Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 6:38 PM ET
    Lightning Round

    You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.

  • Mad Money Markets Gain Five in a Row   Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 6:00 PM ET
    Mad Money Markets Gain Five in a Row

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer says the tone of the market has changed since Treasury Secretary Geithner assured investors there would be no Lehman style bank failures out of Europe.

  • Stocks Close Strong on 5-Day Win Streak Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 4:02 PM ET

    US stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street Friday, after strong gains in the previous session, as investors waited nervously for news from a meeting of global finance ministers this weekend.

  • Why the Euro's Headwinds Are the Aussie's Too Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 4:01 PM ET
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    When Europe sneezes, other markets get a cold. Just watch the Australian dollar.

  • Europe's Impact On U.S.   Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 4:00 PM ET
    Europe's Impact On U.S.

    Discussing the impact of Greece's debt problems on U.S. markets, with Richard Hendrix, FBR Capital Markets CEO, and Jay Feurstein, Xenon Capital Management CEO/CIO.

  • GS Shutting Global Alpha Fund   Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 1:45 PM ET
    GS Shutting Global Alpha Fund

    Goldman Sachs is shuttering its premier Global Alpha fund due to redemptions and poor performance. CNBC's Mary Thompson has the details.

  • 'Now Is the Time to Be Aggressive': LeFrak Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 1:18 PM ET

    Lefrak Organization President Richard LeFrak told CNBC Friday he is not as bothered by the current economic situation because he is a long-term investor with capital to spend.

  • Is This the End for BlackBerry?   Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 12:30 PM ET
    Is This the End for BlackBerry?

    Digging deeper behind Research in Motion's numbers, with Tavis McCourt, Morgan Keegan managing director/communications technology analyst.

  • UBS' Chronic Condition   Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 12:00 PM ET
    UBS' Chronic Condition

    CNBC's Kate Kelly takes a look at the rogue trading that could spell disaster for UBS and its troubled investment bank.

  • Geithner Meeting In Poland   Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 11:29 AM ET
    Geithner Meeting In Poland

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the meeting in Poland between Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and European finance ministers. Weighing in on what the summit means for global investors, with Louise Cooper, BGC Partners market analyst; CNBC's Steve Liesman and Simon Hobbs.

  • Goldman Sachs: Buy, Sell or Hold?   Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 11:14 AM ET
    Goldman Sachs: Buy, Sell or Hold?

    CNBC's Mary Thompson has the details on Goldman Sach's hit by redemptions. Also, discussing the bigger picture for the investment bank, with Matt McCormick, Ball and Gainer Investment Counsel banking analyst and Doug Sipkin, Tisconderoga Securities analyst.