Investment Strategy


  • 2 Definite No-Nos for Every Investor Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 6:09 PM ET

    Whatever you do, Cramer says, avoid these common but costly mistakes.

  • Cramer’s Stock Market Survival School Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 6:09 PM ET

    A step-by-step guide for keeping your money as safe as possible during these trying times.

  • Transport Sector Keeps Economy Rolling: Analysts Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 4:40 PM ET
    A Union Pacific steam.

    As the transportation sector goes, so goes the U.S. economy, and that means things are going to get better, Donald Broughton told CNBC Friday.

  • AA Earnings Trade  Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 3:50 PM ET

    How to cash in on Alcoa's Q2 earnings, with Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities.

  • Morgan Stanley Downgrades Google on Margin Worries Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 3:34 PM ET

    Shares of Google fell after Morgan Stanley downgraded the company to "equal weight," saying its margins will decline due to hiring concerns and higher spending on advertising for new products. Morgan Stanley cut its price target to $600 from $645, according to the report.

  • Q2 Earnings, Q3 Guidance: 2 Big Themes Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 3:08 PM ET

    The higher commodity prices have been a double-edged sword for U.S. companies...

  • 'Cold Summer' for Markets as Rally Hits a Jobs Wall Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 2:04 PM ET

    "There are certainly a lot of individuals out there, the so-called market experts that rely on hard factual data that are certainly scratching their heads," says one market strategist.

  • Natural Gas

    It looks like it may be a busy weekend for Williams Companies, its advisors and its board of directors as the company seems likely to move ahead with an offer to top Energy Transfer's latest $40-a-share offer for Southern Union, according to sources.

  • Markets Not That Bad Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 12:57 PM ET

    I'm not trying to gild the lily (OK, I am) but this is not that bad. When the jobs report came out at 8:30am ET, I was quite sure the Dow would be down at least 200 points at the open, likely more.

  • Time to Get Serious About the Loonie Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 12:36 PM ET
    The Syncrude oil sands extraction facility near the town of Fort McMurray in Alberta Province, Canada.

    The Canadian dollar could face near-term headwinds, this strategist says— but after that, prepare for liftoff.

  • Buy US Companies With Global Focus: Analyst Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 11:57 AM ET

    Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at John Thomas Financial Leadership told CNBC Friday he likes U.S. companies with a global focus but he does not like the Obama administration's economic policies.

  • Stocks to Watch: Bucyrus, Google, Baidu and More... Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 11:00 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • What Will Today's Close Look Like? Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 11:00 AM ET

    Some think not as bad as the open. The thinking is that most who really wanted to sell did it using futures at 8:30am ET, and at the open at 9:30am ET.

  • "In addition to the shock value...we need to seriously question whether a double dip is there. I would say it's back on the table," says one strategist.

  • Is Soft Patch Temporary—or Not? Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    Futures dropped 17 points as June nonfarm payrolls came in at 18,000 — well below expectations of 125,000. Private payrolls only grew 57,000, also disappointing. To top it off, April and May numbers were revised lower as well.

  • Futures Tumble After Dismal Jobs Report Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 8:59 AM ET

    Futures tumbled sharply Friday after employment rose far less than expected, shattering hopes that the economy was starting to regain momentum after a soft patch in the first half of the year.

  • Rep. Bachmann: Voters Care About Job Creation  Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 8:44 AM ET

    Discussing why she believes the President's policy is not working to grow the economy, with Rep. Michelle Bachmann, (R-MN).

  • To Slow Piracy, Internet Providers Ready Penalties Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 8:25 AM ET
    iPod Touch

    Americans who illegally download songs and movies may soon be in for a surprise: They will be warned to stop, and if they don’t, they could find their Internet access slowing to a crawl, the New York Times reports.

  • Jim Rogers Says He's Shorting 30-Year Treasury Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 9:42 PM ET
    Jim Rogers

    Jim Rogers, the noted commodity bull, is shorting the 30-year U.S. government bonds and may consider shorting the 5 and 10-year bonds as well, he told CNBC on Monday.

  • Job seekers wait in line to have their résumés reviewed at the second annual Anaheim/Orange County Job Fair.

    June may end up being a turning point for the job market, even if job creation still shows up to be relatively light in the government employment report Friday.