Investment Strategy


  • Risk Off? Don’t Panic, Says Strategist Monday, 9 May 2011 | 3:27 AM ET

    Following a very volatile week for commodities and a weekend of speculation on Greek restructuring, investors are questioning if the risk-off trade is now dominating.

  • David Bloom's 4 Reasons to Buy the Loonie Monday, 9 May 2011 | 2:26 AM ET

    Following elections that return Stephen Harper to power in Canada last weekend, HSBC is outlining four reasons to buy the Canadian dollar

  • Response to Volatility in Silver Takes Hold Monday, 9 May 2011 | 2:07 AM ET
    Silver bar and coins

    On April 25, half a dozen officials from the CME Group, met via videophone to discuss the eye-popping rise in the price of silver, which had doubled in just six months to about $47 a troy ounce, the New York Times reports.

  • Dr. Doug: Fear of Commodity Reinjury   Monday, 9 May 2011 | 12:00 AM ET
    Dr. Doug: Fear of Commodity Reinjury

    Commodities traders who were burned in last week's selloff would do well to heed Dr. Doug Hirschhorn's three rules for getting back in the game.

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    For better or worse, the U.S. economy is back on the top of the stock market's watch list, with the European sovereign debt crisis a close second.

  • Citigroup Can Triple by 2013: Dick Bove Friday, 6 May 2011 | 7:28 PM ET

    Citigroup and Bank of America still offer massive upside to investors, according to the Rochdale Securities analyst, who has turned decidedly more bearish on the financial sector in recent weeks. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • How Do You Play This Market?   Friday, 6 May 2011 | 7:00 PM ET
    How Do You Play This Market?

    Advice on how investors can take on the markets, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services; Lawrence Glazer, Mayflower Advisors; Jim LaCamp, Macroportfolio Advisors, and CNBC's Simon Hobbs.

  • Stocks End Up on Job News, but Off Highs Friday, 6 May 2011 | 5:24 PM ET

    Stocks closed modestly higher amid falling oil prices and a rising dollar as investors were encouraged by a surprisingly strong report on April jobs growth.

  • Watching Commodities and Citi Stock Friday, 6 May 2011 | 5:16 PM ET

    The good news this week is that lower commodities have taken the pressure off consumers. But the bad news is WHY commodities are lower...

  • High Rates in Latin America Attract Bond Investors Friday, 6 May 2011 | 4:40 PM ET
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Higher interest rates in Latin America are luring bond investors.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook   Friday, 6 May 2011 | 4:00 PM ET
    CNBC.com Market Outlook

    CNBC's Brian Shactman discusses the week's top business stories, including the massive commodities selloff, retail sales and the killing of Osama bin Laden.

  • Stocks Remain Up Before Close; Kraft Gains Friday, 6 May 2011 | 3:58 PM ET

    Stocks stabilized in the final hour of trading off the highs of the day, but still up nearly half a percent amid falling oil prices and sliding energy stocks, but in the aftermath of a surprisingly strong report on jobs growth in April.

  • Tactical Asset Allocation   Friday, 6 May 2011 | 1:50 PM ET
    Tactical Asset Allocation

    A play to maximize near term returns and guard against volatility, with Jacob Gold, Jacob Gold & Associates.

  • Can't Short AIG: Investors Turn To Options Instead Friday, 6 May 2011 | 1:02 PM ET
    Aig Headquarters

    If investors could borrow enough AIG spacer shares to short the stock, they would. But given that you can't borrow the stock at reasonable rates, many investors are making their bearish bets through the options market. And they have good reason to do so.

  • Options Bulls Betting on This Chip Maker Friday, 6 May 2011 | 1:01 PM ET

    Teradyne had a tough month in April, but May could be the time for this semiconductor name to find its mojo.

  • Money in Motion: Aussie Dollar   Friday, 6 May 2011 | 12:40 PM ET
    Money in Motion: Aussie Dollar

    Amelia Bourdeau, Westpac Institutional Bank provides insight on Greece and the Eurozone, and the currency trade of the week.

  • Word on the Street Now   Friday, 6 May 2011 | 12:31 PM ET
    Word on the Street Now

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on which trades you should put down today, and David Greenberg, Greenberg Capital with a check on oil prices.

  • CEO Blog: It’s Time for Africa Friday, 6 May 2011 | 12:25 PM ET
    Map of Africa

    Contrary to popular opinion, the best investment bet that you can make in 2011 is in Africa. You wouldn’t know it if you turn on a TV or read a newspaper, since U.S. and European media focus relentlessly on areas of unrest and instability, but the reports beyond the front page tell a very different story.

  • Stocks Add to Gains as Energy, Materials Gain Friday, 6 May 2011 | 12:03 PM ET

    Stocks continued to trade at lofty levels, buoyed by news of surprisingly strong job gains in April.

  • CFTC to Probe Speculator Role in Commodity Prices Friday, 6 May 2011 | 11:21 AM ET

    The Commodities Futures Trading Commission will be looking at the role of speculators in recent volatile commodities pricing, Commissioner Bart Chilton told CNBC Friday.