Investment Strategy


  • Flash Crash Committee — What to Expect Friday, 18 Feb 2011 | 9:30 AM ET

    Flash Crash Advisory Commission supports supplementing single stock circuit breakers, consolidated audit trail. The Flash Crash Commission (officially the Joint CFTC-SEC Advisory Committee on Emerging Regulatory Issues) is meeting this morning...and surprise! The Advisory Committee has issued a summary report...really a series of recommendations.

  • Futures Slightly Higher Amid G20 Talks Friday, 18 Feb 2011 | 9:11 AM ET

    Stock index futures traded slightly higher ahead of the open Friday as investors digested the latest hike in bank reserve requirements by China’s central bank and as the G20 meeting of finance ministers got underway in Paris.

  • Bulls Keep Running With Marathon Friday, 18 Feb 2011 | 8:57 AM ET

    Marathon Oil has been exploding higher this year, and the upside activity continued yesterday.

  • ‘X Day’: How To Trade a Japanese Bond Implosion Friday, 18 Feb 2011 | 8:32 AM ET

    As investors fret about a default of Greece’s $300 billion debt bill, consider this: at $10.2 trillion, the Japanese bond market is the largest government debt market on the planet. And Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass, who made his first fortune betting against subprime mortgages, is now wagering that this market will collapse—soon.

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

  • Central banker speak and a G-20 meeting are the highlights Friday, as traders check positions ahead of the long President's Day weekend.

  • J&J Recalled Products Back on Shelves This Year: CEO Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 5:58 PM ET
    William C. Weldon, CEO of Johnson & Johnson

    The world’s largest medical device company, Johnson & Johnson, expects to have all the products recalled last year on the shelves again by the end of this year, William Weldon, CEO of Johnson and Johnson, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Stocks End at New Multi-Year Highs Again Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 5:02 PM ET

    Stocks added modest gains amid light volume to reach new multi-year highs after a slew of economic news, including rising inflation and strong regional manufacturing data. Coca-Cola and DuPont rose, while AmEx fell.

  • Stocks Hold Solid Gains Before Close Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 3:53 PM ET

    Stocks traded just off the highs of the day as the market close neared amid light volume after a slew of economic news, including rising inflation and strong regional manufacturing data. Coca-Cola and DuPont  rose, while AmEx fell.

  • 5 Top-Performing New Tech Stocks Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 3:23 PM ET

    With the debut of public offerings from Demand Media and Nielsen already this year, analysts expect the tech industry to see a large number of new issuances in 2011.

  • Cramer: Chipotle Could be The Gap of Restaurants Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 3:17 PM ET

    Plus, Cramer's take on his favorite bull markets NOW.

  • Soros’ Favorite Stocks May Rise Up to 40% Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 2:55 PM ET

    Billionaire investor George Soros' hedge fund made a big bet on Delta Air Lines  in the fourth quarter, while keeping gold as its largest holding. Apple, maker of the iPad and iPhone, remained a top 10 position. A report from TheStreet.

  • Stop Trading, Listen to Cramer!  Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 2:35 PM ET

    "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer shares his insight on Starbucks, Chipotle, Nvidia and other stocks in the news.

  • Stocks Up Slightly, Led by Energy; Intel Rises Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 1:10 PM ET

    Stocks held slight gains after a slew of economic news, including rising inflation and strong regional manufacturing data.  Intel rose, while AmEx fell. .

  • Citadel in Negotiations to Sell Itself to Cumulus Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 12:56 PM ET

    Citadel Broadcasting is in exclusive negotiations with Cumulus Media to be acquired by Cumulus in a deal worth $37 a share in cash and stock, according to people close to the situation.

  • 7 Value Plays For Investors: Strategists Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 11:58 AM ET

    Agricultural and commodity stocks are the best value plays in the market right now, said Kevin Sanderford, principal at Colorado West Investments.

  • SecondMarket didn’t even exist ten years ago, Barry Silbert founded the company in 2004. For investors not familiar with SecondMarket, it is the largest secondary market for trading shares of privately-held companies. Among its top trades in 2010, Facebook.

  • Consumer prices rose slightly more than expected in January, and still point to a moderate inflation rate, but another number has traders buzzing.

  • Stocks to Watch: Sears, Hormel and More ... Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 11:01 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • Economic Numbers and Inflation Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 10:50 AM ET

    Interesting economic numbers this morning....watch the inflation numbers.