Investment Strategy


  • NYSE Midday Update   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 1:05 PM ET
    NYSE Midday Update

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on the trading day from the NYSE.

  • Value Trade or Trap: JNJ   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 12:55 PM ET
    Value Trade or Trap: JNJ

    The Fast Money traders with a trade on Johnson & Johnson, and midday market movers that might not yet be on your radar.

  • Low Volume Shows 'It's a Seller's Boycott': Cashin Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 12:36 PM ET

    Low stock market trading Monday shows it's "a seller's boycott," Art Cashin told CNBC.

  • Hedge Funds Lag S&P 500 in First Half of 2011 Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 11:42 AM ET
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    Hedge funds, which have already begun reporting second-quarter results, are posting tepid performances as they have been whipsawed by geopolitical and macroeconomic events.

  • Art Cashin's Take on the Markets   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 10:56 AM ET
    Art Cashin's Take on the Markets

    A check on where markets are headed, with Arthur Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations.

  • Trio of Monday Morning Deals   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 10:21 AM ET
    Trio of Monday Morning Deals

    A look at some of the biggest M&A deals so far this year, with Jeff Solomon, Cowen & Company COO/head of investment banking.

  • Strong Start to Trading Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 10:17 AM ET

    There were almost 9 stocks advancing for each 1 declining at the open—those are numbers almost impossible to hold after the first 20 minutes. But at 10:15 am ET, it was still 8 to 1.

  • Six in 60

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

  • Worried About Recession? Here's Your Currency Trade Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 9:57 AM ET

    After the week just past, recession talk is on the rise. Here's how to trade a double dip, or a muddle through, using currencies.

  • Newmont CEO's Predictions on Gold   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 9:40 AM ET

    A look at where gold is headed, with Richard O'Brien, Newmont Mining chief executive officer/president.

  • A "no" to euro bonds—but likely only for the moment. Ahead of the Sarkozy-Merkel meeting Tuesday, the Germans, predictably, are pushing back on the idea of issuing euro bonds (bonds guaranteed by all the euro zone countries)...but don't kid yourself: that's the direction the euro zone is moving.

  • Futures Trim Gains After Economic News Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 8:33 AM ET

    Futures pared gains Monday after a gauge of manufacturing in New York State showed the sector contracted for the third consecutive month in August.

  • What's On: Financials, Mining and Homebuilders Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 7:55 AM ET

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

  • Lowe's Beats Street But Misses Sales   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 7:50 AM ET
    Lowe's Beats Street But Misses Sales

    The report is very mixed, according to Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer senior equity research analyst, who says the home improvement company's bottom line shows that it has been able to control costs.

  • Hunting for Market Bargains   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 6:32 AM ET
    Hunting for Market Bargains

    Insight on whether the storm is over in the markets and a look ahead of the meeting between Germany and France, with Alec Young, S&P equity strategist and Philip Streible, MF Global.

  • Buying Opportunities in the Chinese Market   Sunday, 14 Aug 2011 | 11:20 PM ET
    Buying Opportunities in the Chinese Market

    Alvin Chong, Head of Research at Sun Hung Kai Financial and George Boubouras, Head of Investment Strategy & Consulting at UBS Wealth Management believe financials and property developers will benefit from China's shift to a neutral monetary stance.

  • Still Bullish On China   Sunday, 14 Aug 2011 | 10:00 PM ET
    Still Bullish On China

    Mark Matthews, Head of Research Asia at Bank Julius Baer expects China's A-share market to outperform H-shares in the near term. He explains more.

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    Big swings in stock prices could again characterize trading in the week ahead, as investors watch Europe and the very behavior of the markets themselves.

  • Starved Budgets Inspire New Look at Web Gambling Sunday, 14 Aug 2011 | 9:27 AM ET
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    While the federal government cracks down on Internet gambling, some states and districts are turning to it as a way to fill gaping budget holes.

  • An Aftershock With Precedent Saturday, 13 Aug 2011 | 8:22 PM ET

    Like earthquakes, financial crises are often accompanied by aftershocks, like the one this past week. They may feel scary but research shows they can set the stage for a sustainable recovery—and stock market gains.