Investment Strategy


  • An Outlook on the Markets     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    A look at where the major averages are moving, with Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel.

  • Six in 60

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

  • Santelli's Morning Bond Report     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 9:35 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on bond yields from the CME.

  • NYSE Morning Preview     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 9:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on the trading day from the NYSE.

  • Weak Open; Comparing Wal-Mart and GE Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 9:23 AM ET

    Europe is weak this morning, and U.S. S&P futures began dropping shortly after Germany's Q2 GDP came out — a gain of only 0.1 percent sequentially was a disappointment.

  • Cramer's Mad Dash     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 9:20 AM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer reports on Fitch'a decision to reaffirm the US's AAA credit rating.

  • Futures Pare Losses After Industrial Production Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 9:19 AM ET

    Futures tumbled Tuesday following a handful of economic reports in addition to news that German GDP growth slowed more than expected.

  • Europe Worries Pressure Futures     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 9:10 AM ET

    Stocks are poised to open sharply lower on worries over Europe's debt crisis, with the "Squawk on the Street" team.

  • The Issues for the Street: Cramer     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 8:45 AM ET

    What bulls need to see to charge on the Street, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • What's On: Retail, Europe and Starbucks Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 8:21 AM ET

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

  • Doll Talks Equity Strategy     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 7:33 AM ET

    Bob Doll, chief US equity strategist at BlackRock, explains where investors should put their money now.

  • Jobs in the US Heartland     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 7:24 AM ET

    Karen Mills, Small Business Administration, explains what the Obama administration is doing to generate new jobs.

  • Reduce Equity Exposure?     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 7:11 AM ET

    Harry Wilson, Meva Advisors chairman & CEO and former principal of Blackstone Group, explains whether investors should remove their exposure to equities.

  • CME Trader Eyes Currencies     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 6:40 AM ET

    Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management, explains why the currencies are back in the center stage Tuesday. "The Swiss our facing a difficult situation with their own interest rates," he adds.

  • Home Depot Takes on Loews     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 6:30 AM ET

    As Home Depot reports earnings, Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Co. , explains how the company has managed to take market from rival Loews.

  • Markets Back to Lehman Levels of Stress: HSBC Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 6:14 AM ET
    Close-up of a pen on stock price chart

    Financial markets are likely to resume their high volatility in September despite the current period of relative calm, and are approaching "Lehman levels" of stress following the downgrade of the US  by credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's, according to a new report from HSBC.

  • Long-term View Key to Riding Volatility: CIO     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 5:30 AM ET

    "You have to really keep your focus on the long term, on where you think things are really heading. It is a two-steps-forward, one-step-back mode," Bill Stone, chief investment officer at PNC Wealth Management, told CNBC.

  • Debt Crisis Could Be Turning Point for US-China Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 4:22 AM ET
    Richard Nixon

    When President Nixon went on his visit to China in 1972, he wouldn't have predicted that within 40 years the country would be urging the U.S. to adopt a more responsible fiscal policy.

  • "If the markets believe progress is being made, they will give you enough time to do make changes. But at the moment you have got this divide between politicians, you have not got a consistent message," Charles Diebel, head of market strategy at Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets, told CNBC.

  • Investors Look for Opportunities in Iraqi Recovery Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 3:59 AM ET
    Soldiers from Task Force Currahee, 4th Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, recover bundles of fuel that were air delivered to Forward Operating Base Waza K'wah in the Paktika province of Afghanistan via a C-17 Globemaster III. The fuel was delivered to help sustain members of Task Force Currahee whose only means of re-supply is through air delivery.

    The thought of investing in Iraq may make some investors cringe, but others argue the situation is changing on the ground. Given the euro zone debt jitters, a weaker outlook for the US economy and fears of some emerging markets overheating, it may be worth a consideration.