Investment Strategy


  • Glencore IPO   Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 12:12 PM ET
    Glencore IPO

    CNBC's Kate Kelly with the details on Glencore's initial public offering and who's buying the shares.

  • Stocks Trade Mixed; Exxon Falls, Boeing Rises Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 11:34 AM ET

    Stocks traded mixed after news that pending home sales rose 5.1 percent, and a slew of companies delivered a mixed batch of earnings, a day after the market hit record multi-year highs across-the-board.

  • Scenes from the NYSE Shareholder Meeting Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 11:20 AM ET

    NYSE Chairman Jan-Michiel Hessels called the Nasdaq proposal "an empty vessel," and that the Nasdaq bid was "frought with unacceptable execution risk" and that they would not get regulatory approval. Then there was Evelyn Y. Davis...

  • Stocks to Watch: Hess, Smithfield and More ... Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 11:01 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • Nasdaq Getting Tough on Chinese Reverse Mergers Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 10:31 AM ET

    Bowing to criticism from the financial press, from short-sellers and others, the Nasdaq has quietly filed with the SEC to change the way reverse mergers are listed—Chinese or otherwise.

  • Analyst Maintains 'Positive View' on ExxonMobil Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 10:20 AM ET

    ExxonMobil’s quarter earnings results were “good,” said Phil Weiss, senior energy analyst at Argus Research Company. He maintained his "positive view" on the stock.

  • Microsoft May Boost Dividend This Fall: Analyst Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 9:48 AM ET

    Investors will be attracted to Microsoft if it raises its dividend over 3 percent, but don't expect to hear that tonight during the company's earnings report, said Walter Pritchard, director and software analyst at Citi.

  • Thrifty Thursday Value Picks   Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 9:38 AM ET
    Thrifty Thursday Value Picks

    Some value plays to keep your eyes on, with Tim Courtney, Burns Advisory Group and Michael Savage, Savage Financial Group.

  • Futures Fall Slightly After GDP, Jobless Claims Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 9:18 AM ET

    Stock index futures fell slightly ahead of the open on Wall Street Thursday after news that the economy slowed in the first quarter, and jobless claims rose more than expected.

  • Among the long-running jokes to those of us watching Wall Street: Analysts almost never put an outright “sell” rating and recommendation on a stock.

  • P&G Earnings   Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 7:05 AM ET
     P&G Earnings

    A breakdown of the consumer staple company's Q3 earnings, with Jon Moeller, Procter & Gamble CFO.

  • Sell in May & Go Away?   Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 6:36 AM ET
    Sell in May & Go Away?

    Discussing the tone of the markets, with Mark Hulbert, Dow Jones MarketWatch/Hulbert Financial Digest.

  • CEOs Defy Talk of Economic Doom Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 5:35 AM ET
    What's Next?

    The headwinds facing the global economy, while significant, have yet to impact stock markets as investors have focused on rising profitability and the "risk-on" trade being underpinned by loose monetary policy.

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    Elevated jobless claims or a very weak reading on first quarter GDP Thursday could give the markets pause, as investors continue to pick apart the Fed's commitment to its easing policies.

  • Keen Appetite for Hong Kong’s Dim Sum Bonds Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 7:35 PM ET

    Four years after coming into existence, Hong Kong’s nascent market for renminbi-denominated bonds — a core plank in China’s drive to internationalize its currency — has burst into life. The Financial Times reports.

  • Greenberg: Why I Disagree with Cramer on Netflix Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 6:33 PM ET

    Like him or not—Jim Cramer often gets you to stop and think, which is the method to his madness. So when he started talking Netflix on CNBC today I stopped to listen.

  • Fed QE3? No, But More Support Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 6:04 PM ET

    A third round of quantitative easing? Several comments from Ben Bernanke made traders believe that the Fed would continue to provide some support to stock prices, even after QE2 ends.

  • Ben Talks Dow to Bull High   Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 5:00 PM ET
    Ben Talks Dow to Bull High

    The markets rallied after the Fed signaled an intent to to complete its bond buying program by June. The Fast Money team discusses the market ramifications.

  • Grading Ben Bernanke Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 4:37 PM ET

    If Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's goal was to appear to be in control of the press conference, to control the supposedly rapid Washington press corp, and to lay out some rationale for his policies, than he should be pleased with his performance. By most any standards, it was a fairly sedate affair. Stocks rose.

  • Stocks Climb to New Highs Ahead of Close Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 3:59 PM ET

    Stocks added to gains after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke to the press, hitting new highs ahead of the market's close.