Investment Strategy


  • The Darden Opportunity  Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 6:27 PM ET

    Darden disappointed last week, at least according to the Street. But what if that was a blip on the radar, oil stays where it is or goes lower, and now turns out to be a buying opportunity, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Economic News & Stocks  Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Can negative news for the economy turn out to be good news for stocks? Are rail stocks picking up speed? Also, emerging markets are worth a look, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Stocks Droop on Large MOC Orders Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 4:57 PM ET

    Stocks drooped late in the day on some of the lightest volume of the year...this is not normally an issue, but there was an unusally large number of Market on Close Sell orders...on a light volume day, that was enough to move stocks down.

  • Bank Stress Test Losers: How to Trade Them Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 4:46 PM ET
    Bank of America branch, New York City.

    In the aftermath of the Federal Reserve's latest round of stress tests on 19 large financial holding companies, there are two clear losers, as well as several banks perceived by analysts as not taking full advantage of regulatory developments. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Stocks Snap Winning Streak; AT&T Climbs Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 4:40 PM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks turned negative in the final hour of trading to close lower Monday amid light volume, as techs and worries over geopolitical turmoil weighed.

  • Stocks Turn Lower, Led by Techs; Energy Gains Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 3:48 PM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks turned lower ahead of the close Monday as techs and industrials weighed in addition to worries over geopolitical turmoil.

  • Nuke Stocks Fall on Unexpected Factor—Germany Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 3:42 PM ET

    Nuclear stocks, which saw a brief rally a week and a half ago as it appeared that the nuclear crisis might be manageable, have been sinking for several days again. But there's another reason for the weakness in nuclear stocks, one much more ominous.

  • Greenberg: Comparing Today’s Market to 1999 Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 2:59 PM ET

    This market feels so much like 1999. But feeling and facts are two very different things.

  • Stop Trading with Jim Cramer  Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 2:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer with a look at his top stock picks for the day.

  • The Future of Energy  Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 1:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs is in New Orleans at the Howard Weill Energy Conference with Blake Fernandez, Howard Weil analyst, who discusses oil shale and how technology is improving exploration.

  • Energy Stocks Leading—Despite Falling Oil Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 12:52 PM ET

    Energy stocks are again the market leader. The S&P Energy Sector is the first S&P sector to hit a new 52- week high — this, on a day when oil (WTI) is down.

  • Midday Pops & Drops  Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 12:45 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the midday market movers.

  • Worried that you missed the big-cap rally? Want to get in on some small-cap stock action? Mark Travis, chief executive of Intrepid Capital Funds, has a pick for you.

  • Stocks Rise, Buoyed by Energy; Techs Slip Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 12:09 PM ET

    Stocks rose modestly Monday, led by a handful of positive economic news, but tech stocks and geopolitical developments limited gains.

  • Fresh Protests in Bahrain Strain Businesses, Markets Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 11:55 AM ET
    Young Indian Muslims pose with placards during a protest rally against the ongoing political turmoil in Bahrain, Libya, and Yemen.

    Fresh reports of violent clashes and midnight raids taking place over the weekend did nothing to stifle a steady stream of traffic through Bahrain's financial district Monday, nor did the continued presence of foreign troops and tanks keep business from re-opening their doors.

  • Using Currencies to Play M&A Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 11:41 AM ET

    Want to use currencies to trade on pending deals? Here's how.

  • Stocks to Watch: L-3, Nvidia, Big Lots and More ... Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 10:55 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • Out of Work

    The economy picked up in the first quarter. After adding 175,000 jobs in February, economists expect the Labor Department will report on Friday that the economy added 188,000 jobs in March. However, events in Japan, Libya and the wider Middle East, and the European sovereign debt crisis threaten to reverse these gains and thrust the economy into a second recession.

  • Greenberg: The Best Market Contrary Indicator (Me!) Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 10:48 AM ET

    I'm at that point where I'm starting to wonder if it simply doesn't pay to fly red flags over some of these battleground stocks anymore.

  • Time to Be a Contrarian?  Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 10:28 AM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg takes a look back at the markets this year and asks whether investors should be cautious.