Investment Strategy


  • Would You Rather Eat With Jobs or Obama? Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 2:23 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Share your opinion in today's poll.

  • What GOP Win in November Would Mean for Investors Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 1:59 PM ET

    "It'll be positive in the short term but in the long term it could have a negative effect," one pro says. "The Republicans will do everything in their power to stop excessive spending...The market will have to take a different approach."

  • Netflix, eBay, Amazon: Are They a Buy? Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 1:39 PM ET

    Internet stocks fared well in the third quarter, and the fourth-quarter is poised to be strong for the three major players.

  • S&P, Nasdaq Hit 'Golden Cross' Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 12:50 PM ET

    Here's another bright sign for the stock markets: both the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 hit a golden cross this week for the first time in four years.

  • Wearing a neck brace as a result of the plane crash he survived in the Alaskan wilderness two months ago, Shaun O’Keefe, EADS North America CEO, told CNBC Friday that  he continues to fly because it’s generally safe—safer than traveling in a car.

  • Stocks Trade Mixed; AmEx Falls, BofA Rises Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 11:42 AM ET

    The Dow opened flat despite largely stronger earnings reports before the bell, and as investors turn their attention to how finance ministers from the Group of 20 major advanced and developing countries will address currency tensions as they meet in Korea. American Express fell, while BofA rose.

  • Currency Wars Show No Signs Of Ending Anytime Soon Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 11:35 AM ET

    The falling dollar's strong grip on financial markets has inflated market expectations for the G20 meeting Friday and Saturday in South Korea, which is already showing signs of ending with little more than a few loose promises.

  • Stocks to Watch: Baidu, Kellogg and More ... Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 11:00 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • Grab Health-Care Stock in Niche Markets: Analyst Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 10:54 AM ET

    Investing in health-care stocks that occupy a niche position in a growing market is a solid bet, Vadim Alexandre, health-care analyst at Daniel Stewart told CNBC on Friday.

  • When Will Economy Catch Up With Wall Street? Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 10:29 AM ET

    When will the overall economy catch up with Wall Street? Squawk Box anchors Joe Kernen and Carl Quintanilla discuss the issue with Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn.

  • Earnings Reports Show Consumers Have Some Life Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 10:28 AM ET

    Even though earnings have been solid this week, stocks have failed to get a big boost, as they have remained strongly tied to the dollar’s movements.

  • Farrell: Dollars to Doubloons—Currency Wars Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 10:01 AM ET

    Right now the US should export more and rely less on internal consumer spending. China should export less and encourage consumer spending.

  • Gold Will Reach $2,000 in 6 to 9 Months: Investor Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 9:21 AM ET

    The price of gold will continue its current rally and eventually hit $2,000 a troy once over the next six to nine months, Alpesh Patel, principal at Praefinium Partners, told CNBC Friday.

  • Futures Rise Slightly Ahead of G20 Gathering Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 9:17 AM ET

    Stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open for Wall Street as investors turn their attention to a two-day meeting of finance ministers from the Group of 20 major advanced and developing countries in South Korea which starts on Friday and will address rising tensions over currency depreciation.

  • Option Traders Not On Board With Airline Stocks Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 8:45 AM ET

    Airlines have been flying high on strong earnings, but many option traders aren't on board. OptionMonster's tracking systems have been detecting heavy call selling and put buying in the sector, reflecting a generally skeptical attitude by traders.

  • What's On: Apple, Refining Stocks and Athenahealth Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 8:33 AM ET

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

  • Should Apple Make Like a Banana and Split? Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 8:11 AM ET

    Share your opinion in today's poll.

  • Money is 'Pouring Out of Government Bonds': Charts Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 7:23 AM ET

    The government bond market rally is over and investors are switching their portfolios to the stock market, Royce Tostrams, technical analyst at Tostrams Groep, told CNBC Friday.

  • The falling dollar's strong grip on financial markets has inflated market expectations for the weekend G-20 finance ministers meeting in Korea, but the gathering is unlikely to end with little more than a few loose promises.

  • Stocks Close Higher After Volatile Session Thursday, 21 Oct 2010 | 4:59 PM ET

    Stocks closed modestly higher after a see-saw session as the dollar rose, and investors absorbed the meaning of a large batch of earnings reports and economic news. Home Depot and United Technologies rose, while Bank of America and Alcoa fell.