Investment Strategy


  • Part-Time Retirement, Part-Time Work Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 9:44 AM ET
    Old man thinking

    Because the recent financial crisis has drastically reduced the value of their retirement accounts, as well as the equity in their homes, half of workers plan to remain employed after they retire, mostly in part-time jobs, a recent survey shows.

  • Where The Money Is Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 9:43 AM ET

    Taxes can drag on wealth creation and preservation, so it's important to make sure you have the right assets assigned to your investment and retirement accounts .

  • Life Without a Mortgage Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 9:41 AM ET

    Conventional wisdom says it's best to pay off your mortgage before retirement, but given the low-interest rate environment, and the need to preserve cash in an unstable economy, that strategy is no longer absolute.

  • Faber Report: Carl Icahn & Clorox     Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 9:34 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber provides insight on why Carl Icahn withdrew his proxy fight at Clorox.

  • How to Trade on a Potential Government Shutdown Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 9:32 AM ET

    It's back to the future as Congress tussles over a continuing resolution to fund the government. Here's how to trade on the brinkmanship.

  • Cramer's Mad Dash: Netflix     Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 9:21 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer offers his opinion on Netflix, which has been battered over the last week, ahead of today's opening bell.

  • Roadmap: Europe, Fed & the Economy     Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 9:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Melissa Lee, Carl Quintanilla & Jim Cramer outline the morning's market moving headlines, including a possible debt solution for Europe, U.S. economic data, and equities.

  • Cramer's Issues for the Street     Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 8:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer takes a look ahead of today's trading session and what traders are keeping their eyes on this week.

  • Santelli's Trader Watch     Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman check the markets and what traders are watching this week, with Scott Nations, NationShares.

  • Futures Gain Amid Euro Zone Optimism Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 8:23 AM ET

    Futures climbed Monday as stocks rebound from sharp declines last week fueled by concerns over a double-dip recession, with speculation of a rate cut by the ECB mounting in Europe.

  • Investment Risks     Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 8:05 AM ET

    At some point, you are going to see a lower trend in commodity prices, Jim McCaughan, Principal Global Investors, who shares analysis on commodity prices, jobs and the overall global economy.

  • Trading Block: Markets, Oils & Currencies     Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 7:30 AM ET

    An outlook on the demand for oil and advice on investing in markets and currencies, with Carl Larry, Blue Ocean Brokerage; Joseph Trevisani, FX Solutions and Michael Dudas, Sterne Agee.

  • The strategy for investors to invest during European debt default worries and a global economic slowdown, with Lawrence Lindsey, The Lindsey Group/ former National Economic Council director and Jim McCaughan, Principal Global Investors.

  • "I think Poland is still quite an exciting market. First of all, because there is a very strong local investor base, and the pension and investment funds represent over $100 billion in assets," Greg Konieczny, investment manager at Franklin Templeton, told CNBC.

  • Gold Could Fall to $1,100: Faber Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 5:02 AM ET
    Gold Bars

    The price of gold, which has fallen in recent weeks as part of a broader market sell-off, has even further to fall, Marc Faber, author of the Gloom Boom, and Doom Report, told CNBC Monday.

  • General Motors Manufactuing     Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 5:00 AM ET

    "We have a coming [European] crisis, or a slowdown of the economy. But this is manufacturing. Things are always going up and down," Andrzej Korpak, general manager of General Motors Manufactuing, told CNBC.

  • Amazon's High Hopes for Its iPad Competitor Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 4:35 AM ET

    One after another, like moths to a flame, technology companies have been seduced into entering the market for tablets. Apple made it look so irresistible, with 29 million eager and sometimes fanatical consumers snapping up an iPad in the device’s first 15 months, the NYT reports.

  • Investors Opt for US Safe Haven: CIO     Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 4:00 AM ET

    "It strikes me we have moved from a sell-down of risk assets, to risk-free assets, particularly in the bond markets here and in Asia. It seems that investors want out, whatever the costs, into the safety of US dollars, or arguably, US Treasurys," John Woods, chief investment officer at Citi Private Bank, told CNBC.

  • Are Women Better Stock Pickers? Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 3:38 AM ET

    In a male-dominated industry, female stock pickers are a rare breed. But when it comes to buying equities and surviving on little sleep, all while managing a family as well as a portfolio, women often come out ahead of their male peers.

  • Polish Banks Thriving Despite EU Turmoil     Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 3:30 AM ET

    "The first half of 2011 was one of the best times for the Polish banking system in this unstable economy. But the main problem for us is, the [same] main problem for all Europeans: restoring confidence among investors," Zbigniew Jagiello, CEO at PKO Bank, Poland's biggest lender, told CNBC.