Investment Strategy


  • M&A Deal Surge?  Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 12:26 PM ET

    Discussing how investors can profit from potential M&A deals, with Larry Grafstein, Rothschild North America co-head M&A.

  • Stocks Rise Moderately, Led by Tech Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 12:07 PM ET

    Stocks strengthened in quiet pre-holiday trading as a series of strong earnings reports lifted the market, although gains were tempered by mixed economic news.

  • Can Strong Earnings Last?  Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 11:05 AM ET

    Can the strong earnings last with soaring commodity costs and slumping manufacturing data? Keith Wirtz, Fifth Third Asset Management and Russ Koesterich, iShares, weigh in.

  • Stocks to Watch: Wells Fargo, Dean Foods and More ... Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 10:52 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • The Underwear Indicator  Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 10:49 AM ET

    Discussing whether consumers replenishing their essentials is an economic indicator, with Eric Beder, Brean Murray, Carret & Co.; Michael Yoshikami, YCMNET Advisors and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Global Markets Respond to Strong Earnings — Finally Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 10:10 AM ET

    For the second day in a row, global markets and U.S. futures responded to strong earnings reports. Last week, when investors sold bank stocks off after seeing no loan growth, there was considerable worry that this could turn into a "sell on any news" quarter with other sectors as well.

  • Futures Pare Gains After Jobless Claims Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 9:22 AM ET

    Stock index futures pared gains after the government reported jobless claims remain above 400,000.

  • Does Apple Always Lowball Guidance? Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 7:20 AM ET

    The excitement every quarter when Apple beats by a landslide can be summed up in one word...

  • BHP Billiton Bull Run Losing Steam: Charts Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 1:43 AM ET

    Shares in mining company BHP Billiton will not climb far beyond the levels it is currently trading at and prices are likely to come down in the next six months, Steven Mayne, director of Mayne Financials, told CNBC.

  • Inflation Curse Negates Low Rates Blessing: Strategist Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 12:48 AM ET

    The global economy will likely slow down from the second quarter of 2011 and investors should scale back risk as companies warn of headwinds in the coming quarters, Michael Preiss Chief Equity Strategist at Standard Chartered Bank told CNBC.

  • $1,500 Gold: What's the Next Price Target? Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 6:20 PM ET
    Gold bars

    Traders and analysts have been raising their price targets on gold as the precious metal continues its steady climb. Comex June gold futures, the most actively traded gold contract, settled just shy of $1,500 an ounce on Wednesday.

  • Stocks Close Sharply Up, Driven by Earnings Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 4:55 PM ET

    Stocks closed sharply higher in a rally sparked by strength in tech and manufacturing, although bank stocks weakened after Wells Fargo reported a slide in revenue.

  • Stocks Add to Gains Before Close; UTX Soars Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 3:58 PM ET

    Stocks added to strong gains before the close as a rally sparked by strength in tech and manufacturing drove prices higher, although bank stocks weakened after Wells Fargo reported a slide in revenue.

  • Pimco to Launch Bond ETF Actively Managed by Bill Gross Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 2:46 PM ET

    PIMCO filed today with the SEC to launch an actively managed version of its popular Total Return Fund, the biggest and most popular bond fund in the world.

  • Bulls Betting on This Media Company's Earnings Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 1:54 PM ET

    Bullish traders are snapping up calls in Discovery Communications ahead of the media company's earnings report next week.

  • Why You Should Buy Gold  Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 12:15 PM ET

    Bruce Zimmerman, University of Texas Investment Co., discusses whether gold is "cheap" at over $1,500.

  • Stocks Climb, Led by Tech, Energy; AT&T Falls Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 11:58 AM ET

    Stocks continued to rally after a series of solid earnings reports led by technology and manufacturing companies.

  • Is the Dollar Cheap? It Depends Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 11:26 AM ET

    How you value the dollar depends on which valuation method you use. By one short term measure, it's not oversold at all.

  • Dow Hits 52-Week High; Cloud Companies Strong Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 11:09 AM ET

    There are three factors driving today's rally.

  • Stocks to Watch: Dolby, Google, and More ... Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 10:59 AM ET
    Six in 60

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