Investment Strategy


  • Investing in the Current Climate  Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 11:07 AM ET

    Advice for investors during earnings season and debt limit talks, with Dan Fitzpatrick, Stockmarket Mentor; Mark Matson, Matson Money; Chris Mutascio, Stifel Nicolaus.

  • Stocks Pare Gains After Bernanke Comments Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 11:05 AM ET

    Stocks came off their session highs Thursday after news Bernanke said the Federal Reserve is not prepared to take further action on the economy, but were still buoyed from positive economic news as well as stronger-than-expected earnings results from bank titan JPMorgan.

  • JPMorgan Up, But Expectations Low Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 10:26 AM ET

    JPMorgan traded up 2 percent pre-open on a decent quarterly report...the stock goes up on just a decent report? Yes, because the expectations have been VERY LOW

  • Six in 60

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

  • Futures Hold Gains After Economic News Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 9:09 AM ET

    Futures held their gains Thursday after news weekly jobless claims fell last week, adding to optimism following stronger-than-expected profit from bank titan JPMorgan.

  • What's On: JPMorgan, Nat Gas and News Corp Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 6:51 AM ET

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

  • Drop Cyclicals, Buy Defensive Plays: Analysts Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 9:11 PM ET
    Pedestrians walk past a branch of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) in central Beijing.

    Asian markets rallied on Thursday on China’s better-than-expected GDP numbers reassuring investors that the world’s second-largest economy was not headed for a hard landing, but a number of strategists and fund managers are still preferring to play it safe, shunning cyclical stocks for defensive plays.

  • Lightning Round  Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 6:40 PM ET

    You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.

  • Cramer on Netflix Price Hike  Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 6:30 PM ET

    Netflix price hikes may have been lousy public relations, but as a business strategy they make a ton of sense, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Market: Making Heads or Tails?  Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    In the absence of negative macro news from Europe, and in the presence of positive news from China and Japan, we can produce rallies unto themselves, without Bernanke's help, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Great Netflix Debate: Analyst Speaks  Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 5:33 PM ET

    Tony Wible, Janney Montgomery Scott analyst weighs in on the Netflix price hike.

  • Fast Money, July 13, 2011  Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.

  • Stock End Higher, Snaps 3-Day Losing Streak Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 4:55 PM ET

    Stocks snapped a three-day losing streak, but came off the day's highs Wednesday after a top Fed official said he is against providing stimulus even if the economy worsens, opposing previous comments from chairman Ben Bernanke that fueled a strong rally for most of the session.

  • Why Stocks Are Off Their Highs Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    Stocks are off their highs on several issues: 1) Hawkish comments from Dallas Fed's Fisher critical of QE2 and implying there was no way he would support QE3;

  • Kinetic Concepts is Acquired By Private Equity Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 3:34 PM ET

    The company’s agreement to be purchased by a consortium led by private equity firm Apax Partners followed what I am told was a dalliance that was begun by Apax and resulted in more or less exclusive talks deigned to complete a deal.

  • Templeton Fund Has Faith in Value Stocks: Manager Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 2:52 PM ET

    In the current difficult market, investors should "have faith" in large-cap value stocks, Templeton Global Balanced Fund portfolio manager Lisa Myers told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Two Reasons Bernanke Rallied Stocks Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 2:06 PM ET
  • Large Cap Value Plays  Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 1:40 PM ET

    An inside look at where to find the best stocks for your portfolio, with Lisa Myers, Templeton Global Equity portfolio manager.

  • Busch: A Currency Trade for the Next Three Days Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 12:56 PM ET
    One hundred dollar bill and one hundred euro bank note

    Risk-off sentiment is easing, but the European debt crisis is not even close to being solved. Here's how to trade the new mood.

  • QE3: Risk Trade Back On?  Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 12:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman says, the Fed chairman took QE3 out of drydock, and the Fast Money traders debating whether now is the time to invest in commodities.