Investment Strategy


  • More on SEC's Shapiro: Strange Omissions Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 2:09 PM ET

    Let's hope the SEC finally gets serious about this: the market structure it has created around Reg NMS needs some serious tweaking and was likely a major contributing factor in the May 6 Flash Crash.

  • NYSE trader

    With the stock market bland and the bond market bubbling, investors may have to search elsewhere in the months ahead for return.

  • Why Tech Demand Will Be Strong: Stock Picker Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 1:39 PM ET

    The tech sector is down about 7 percent this year, so when will things start picking up again? Jordan Posner, managing director and senior portfolio manager at Matrix Asset Advisors, and Mark Demos, portfolio manager at Fifth Third Asset Management, discussed their sector outlooks.

  • Stocks continued to slide Tuesday following reignited concerns over European bank stress tests. How should investors be positioned? Ryan Detrick, chief technical strategist at Schaeffer’s Investment Research and Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors shared their market outlooks.

  • Trichet Exclusive: Basel Accord, Greece Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 1:14 PM ET
    Jean-Claude Trichet

    Trichet said, “We went through the worst crisis since World War II. Had we not acted so resolutely on both sides of the Atlantic and on both sides of the Channel, and everywhere in the world, we would have had the worst depression since World War I."

  • SEC's Schapiro Offers Flash Crash Clues Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 12:51 PM ET

    SEC Chief Mary Schapiro, speaking at the Economic Club of New York, as expected addressed market structure issues in her speech. While there are no new proposals in the speech, she does hint at the direction the Flash Crash report may be going.

  • Stocks Decline, Led by Banks; AIG, Citi Fall Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 12:08 PM ET

    Stocks fell as investors paused after a broad rally last week and absorbed news about rekindled European debt worries. Amex and AIG fell, Oracle rose.

  • Stocks slipped Tuesday as investors took a breather following a three-session rally last week. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services shared his insights.

  • Stocks to Watch: Live Nation, Altria and More ... Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 11:00 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • VIX Near May Lows — But for How Long? Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 10:48 AM ET

    How long can this last? Not only is the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) down to its lowest levels since May, but the Trin has been below 1 for almost the entire 3 trading days of the current month. A Trin below 1 indicates that more volume is going to stocks on the upside versus stocks on the upside; in other words, upside momentum.

  • Morici: Obama's New Plan Won’t End Jobs Drought Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 10:29 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    With Congressional Democrats facing a November shellacking, President Obama is floating new programs to aid troubled homeowners and create jobs that will prove costly and ineffective.

  • Mark Hurd

    Hurd is 53, in his prime, and likely more energized than ever to show his worth. He has experience running a software operation in Teradata. My "Call-to-Action" is clear: watch Oracle carefully in the coming months for potential upswings after this hire.

  • Futures Point to Weak Open After Euro News Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 9:21 AM ET

    U.S. futures futures are weak ahead of the open Tuesday after a weak performance in Europe on renewed bank stress test concerns and worries over European debt.

  • What's On: Utilities, Tech and Transports Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 8:02 AM ET

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

  • Analyst Watch: The Fourth Quarter Belongs to Tech Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 7:40 AM ET

    Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Tuesday.

  • Will Market Be Higher or Lower by Year's End? Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 7:39 AM ET
    Stock Chart

    Share your opinion in today's poll.

  • Soros to Donate $100 Million to Human Rights Group Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 7:00 AM ET
    George Soros

    George Soros, the billionaire investor and philanthropist, plans to announce on Tuesday that he is giving $100 million to Human Rights Watch to expand the organization’s work globally. The New York Times reports.

  • Get Out Of Gold and Stocks: Strategist Monday, 6 Sep 2010 | 5:52 AM ET

    It is time to take some risk off the table following a very strong start to September, according to Robin Griffiths, a technical strategist at Cazenove Capital in London.

  • S&P 500 May End Year at 1022: Saxo Bank Monday, 6 Sep 2010 | 4:06 AM ET

    Analysts at Denmark's Saxo Bank see tough times ahead for the markets and recommend that investors stick to bonds.

  • Cult Stocks: How to Avoid a Bad Ending Friday, 3 Sep 2010 | 6:20 PM ET

    Cult stocks have been around in the financial market for as long as I can remember, says Tim Melvin. These stocks attract unusual emotions and usually have some popular new product or service that is typically described as being "game changing" or "revolutionary."  ...A report from TheStreet.