Investment Strategy


  • Stocks End Higher, But Shy of 2011 Highs Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 4:40 PM ET
    CNBC Investor Spring Cleaning - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks got closer to their highs of the year as the broad market turned positive for the month and was on track to post the best quarter of the year, although volumes remained thin amid geopolitical uncertainty.  AT&T and Merck led Dow components higher, while Cisco slipped.

  • Greenberg: Momentum King’s Next Big Move Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 4:25 PM ET

    Over the years, when the market has gotten really wacky, tense and emotional, I have tended to always check in with the king of momentum investing: William O’Neil — or at least his organization, which includes Investors Business Daily.

  • Energizing Alternatives?  Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 4:15 PM ET

    Discussing energy stocks and President Obama's green energy initiatives with Randy Ollenberger, BMO Capital Markets and Ahmar Zaman, Piper Jaffray

  • Demand Strong for This Week's IPOs Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 3:58 PM ET

    The initial public offerings slated for this week were set to raise around $1.1 billion, according to IPOscoop.com, but it’s looking like the number will be much higher come Friday’s close.

  • Stocks Pare Gains Ahead of Close; Telecom Up Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 3:53 PM ET
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    Stocks put in another strong showing on Wednesday as investors seemed to put aside concerns over geopolitical fears to send stocks higher, although volumes remain thin. AT&T and Exxon led the Dow higher.

  • Stop Trading: Jim Cramer  Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 2:31 PM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer with a look at stocks he has on his radar screen.

  • Gen Y and Retirement: Are Young People Saving? Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 2:07 PM ET

    Older generations are now struggling to catch up with retirement savings. But what about Gen Y — has coming of age during a bad economy scared them into saving more? Or, are they blowing it off like homework?

  • As Housing Recovery Lags, Rental Business Set to Boom Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 2:03 PM ET
    Home For Rent

    The severe and prolonged downturn in housing likely will have one notable beneficiary: Demand for multi-family dwellings is expected to rise as more owners switch to renting.

  • Why Dow Theory Mavens Are Happy Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 1:45 PM ET

    Another broad-based rally, almost 4-1 advancing to declining stocks, nearly 200 new highs at the NYSE, as we go into the close of the first quarter.

  • Right Time for IPOs  Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 1:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche with a look at the booming IPO market and what lies ahead for investors in companies like Qihoo 360 and Apollo. In Q1 of this year, IPO proceeds are up more than 400 percent vs. last year.

  • These Big Banks Are Still a 'Buy': Strategist Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 12:36 PM ET
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    Despite the uncertainty hindering the financial sector, there are a handful of strong banks that investors can buy, said Paul Miller, group head of financial services at FBR Capital Markets.

  • Word on the Street NOW  Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 12:31 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on which trades you should put down.

  • Private Tech Bubble  Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 12:21 PM ET

    A look at a bubble brewing in some of today's hottest private tech companies and how it compares to what happened in the last tech bubble during the late 90s, with Jonathan Cohen, TICC Capital CEO.

  • Busch: Your Next Move With the Yen Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 12:13 PM ET
    Yen coins and banknotes

    On March 18th, I put out a recommendation for a US dollar against Japanese yen trade and the reasons for it. Now that the yen has weakened, here's your next move.

  • Deal of the Day  Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 12:12 PM ET

    A look at the deal of the day, Valeant's bid to acquire Cephalon with King She Susquehanna strategist.

  • Stocks Add to Gains, Led by Telecom, Banks Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 11:50 AM ET
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    Stocks gained on Wednesday, following a modest Tuesday rally, amid good news on the jobs front. AT&T and Merck led the Dow higher.

  • More Upside Room for Energy and Industrials: Stock Picker Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 11:43 AM ET
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    Energy and industrials have been the top performing sectors this quarter, but Craig Callahan, founder and president of ICON Advisers said he sees further upside for both groups going forward.

  • Farrell: Obama, Gadaffi and Merkel's Spanking Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 11:24 AM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    The President delivered an excellent speech Monday night on the situation in Libya. He covered the reasons, thoughts, negotiations with allies etc. that explained very well why he took the action he did. You actually didn't need to watch the speech. You don't even have to read the transcript today. All you have to do is look at where the story is positioned in the papers to see how good it was.

  • Buy These Stocks—And Avoid These Dow Firms: Pro Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 11:20 AM ET
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    With recent developments in Saudi Arabia, investors should place their bets on oil service companies, said Jerry Castellini, president and CIO of CastleArk Management.

  • We Will Move Quickly on Cephalon Bid: Valeant CEO Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 11:16 AM ET
    Valeant Pharmaceuticals corporate headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario.

    Canadian drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International made an unsolicited $73 a-share bid, worth $5.7 billion, to buy Cephalon, with the "intent to move quickly," J. Michael Pearson, chairman and CEO of Valeant told CNBC on Wednesday.