Investment Strategy


  • Buy These 3 Transportation Firms: Analyst Monday, 14 Jun 2010 | 11:29 AM ET

    A number of trucking companies have been outperforming the S&P, but since they’ve experienced a pullback in the last month, is this the right time for investors to be piling in? Jason Seidl, transportation analyst at Dahlman Rose discussed his views.

  • Stocks Rise, Led by Industrials, Techs Monday, 14 Jun 2010 | 11:19 AM ET

    Stocks rose Monday as strong euro-zone industrial data helped assuage worries about the debt crisis. Techs and industrials led the advance.

  • BP 'Unique' Buy, Should Suspend Dividend: Oppenheimer Monday, 14 Jun 2010 | 10:54 AM ET
    Veterinarians clean an oil covered brown pelican found off the Louisiana coast and affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill at the Fort Jackson Oiled Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.

    A massive sell-off in BP shares triggered by the worst oil spill in US history has created "a unique investment opportunity" despite costs that could approach $60 billion, Oppenheimer said in a research note.

  • Why a Double Dip Is Unlikely: BlackRock's Doll Monday, 14 Jun 2010 | 10:38 AM ET

    Stocks rose on Monday as strong euro-zone industrial data helped calm worries about the debt crisis. Bob Doll, vice chairman and chief equity strategist at BlackRock discussed his market outlook and the chances of a double dip.

  • Kaminsky's Call: Bounce-Back Rally to End Ugly Quarter Monday, 14 Jun 2010 | 10:23 AM ET

    Watch for companies to use Europe as an excuse for poor guidance. But if that doesn't happen, and it turns out the negative news has already been priced into equities, get ready to rally.

  • Greece Has 9% Rally on Industrial Production Monday, 14 Jun 2010 | 10:18 AM ET

    EU industrial production came in better than expected, which is helping to lift European and US stocks. Greece is up five straight days (a 9 percent rally), but other countries have seen significant gains in the last four days as well.

  • Europe Troubles Are About to Start: Wilbur Ross Monday, 14 Jun 2010 | 8:12 AM ET

    Austerity packages coming into force in Europe will only aggravate the euro zone's problems, Wilbur Ross, Chairman and CEO at WL Ross and Co., told CNBC Monday.

  • Wall Street to Open Higher; Oil, Minerals Lead Monday, 14 Jun 2010 | 5:42 AM ET

    US stock index futures rose Monday, as investors' concerns over Europe's debt crisis eased, and good news about oil and miners pushed the major indices higher.

  • Lots of Bears a Reason to Buy? No, Says Strategist Monday, 14 Jun 2010 | 5:12 AM ET

    There are so many bearish calls and so much negative sentiment that now is the time to buy stocks, some analysts and strategists have advised. But Philippe Gijsels, the head of research at BNP Paribas Fortis Global Markets, thinks the opposite is true. 

  • Charts: Summer Rally Has Already Started Monday, 14 Jun 2010 | 4:40 AM ET

    The summer rally in the FTSE-100 has started early but investors should be wary of an autumn slump of around 15 percent, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC Monday.

  • Interest rates in the United States, the euro zone and Britain are going to be left at a record low for a while, despite various noises made by central bankers, David Bloom, head of foreign exchange research at HSBC, told CNBC Monday.

  • Uncertainty Restores Glitter to an Old Refuge Sunday, 13 Jun 2010 | 5:17 AM ET

    It is the resurgent passion of the doomsday crowd, a bet that everything will go wrong. No matter what has you worried, they say, the answer is gold. The New York Times reports.

  • Wall Street sign

    Stocks will navigate choppy waters in the week ahead, but could sail a bit more smoothly—barring any nasty, new surprises from Europe.

  • Big Week Ahead for Traders Friday, 11 Jun 2010 | 7:34 PM ET

    Traders began leaving the building, mentally and physically, just after noon ET Friday, but next week is one of the biggest weeks in a long time, on all fronts.

  • Stocks Snap 3-Week Losing Streak Friday, 11 Jun 2010 | 6:44 PM ET

    Stocks eked out a gain Friday after struggling all day as investors weighed a better-than-expected reading on consumer sentiment against a disappointing retail-sales report.

  • 'BP Crosstown Cup' Draws Boos at Wrigley Field Friday, 11 Jun 2010 | 6:38 PM ET
    Official trophy of the BP Crosstown Cup.

    For BP, a company that’s had a helluva time getting a “cup” on the Gulf of Mexico oil gusher it is responsible for, it’s now connected to another cup, the BP Crosstown Cup in Chicago. And it's a strikeout for the oil producer.

  • Back to Basics for Investors: Blackrock's Kapito Friday, 11 Jun 2010 | 5:03 PM ET

    It’s back to basics—companies that offer strong dividends and good products—for investing, Robert Kapito, president of Blackrock, told CNBC Friday.

  • Stocks Eke Out Gain as Techs Rise Friday, 11 Jun 2010 | 4:00 PM ET

    Stocks eked out a gain Friday after struggling all day as investor weighed a better-than-expected reading on consumer sentiment against a disappointing retail-sales report.

  • Anadarko Stock Plummets on Oil Spill Fears Friday, 11 Jun 2010 | 3:28 PM ET
    Offshore supply vessels assist and observe the worksite of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion.

    It has been a reverse-gusher of a week for Anadarko, a 25 percent investor in the BP drilling disaster. Its stock has been the worst performing on the S&P 500 this week, as investors anguish over Anadarko’s possible liability.

  • US-UK BP Battle Scares Traders Friday, 11 Jun 2010 | 3:16 PM ET

    The US-UK spat over BP is a serious topic of discussion among traders. They are worried that this could get out of hand. They are worried that the meeting between the president and BP officials scheduled for next week will turn into another public humiliation of BP.