Investment Strategy


  • SS Web Extra: SPACs     Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 12:29 PM ET

    Martin Franklin, Chairman and CEO at Jarden Corporation, reveals how a "SPAC" (Special Purpose Acquisition Company) operates as well as how his team was able to launch some of the largest SPACs to date.

  • Expect Double-Digit Earnings Growth This Quarter: Pro Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 11:30 AM ET

    The upcoming earnings season is going to be the sixth consecutive quarter of double-digit earnings growth, according to Michael Thompson, managing director of Standard & Poor’s.

  • Stocks Gain Ahead of Earnings; Energy Slips Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 11:18 AM ET

    Stocks gained modestly as investors braced for the start of earnings season amid M&A activity. 3M rises, while Caterpillar falls.  

  • Markets to Continue Grinding Higher: Strategists Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 10:54 AM ET

    The market is going to continue to grind higher as the economy continues to show signs of expansion, said Larry Rosenthal, president of Financial Planning Services, and Timothy Harder, CIO of Peak Capital.

  • Stocks to Watch: Hershey, US Airways and More ... Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 10:48 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • Tuesday, analysts expect the Commerce Department to report the deficit on international trade in goods and services was $44.0 billion in February, up from $27 billion in mid-2009, when the economic recovery began.

  • Congress and the president stayed up late on Friday, but struck a last-hour deal to avert a shutdown of the federal government. On that news, traders will be eyeing various infrastructure and defense stocks which could move a little during today’s trade.

  • Market Master: Ann Winblad     Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 10:30 AM ET

    Ann Winblad, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, shares insight on investing in the cloud. She sold her first software company in the early '80s for over $15 million.

  • It was a major blow for the Singapore Stock Exchange. Its courtship for its Australian counterpart, the Australian Stock Exchange, came to an abrupt end when the Australian government rejected the deal last week saying it was not in Australia's national interests. SGX was left standing alone at the altar.

  • Futures Higher Amid Earnings, M&A Activity Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 9:24 AM ET

    Stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Wall Street ahead of earnings season, which kicks off after the bell when Alcoa releases results.

  • Kiwis Are Just About Ready to Fall, Strategist Says Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 9:12 AM ET

    The kiwi has risen sharply against the U.S. dollar in the last two weeks. But that won't last, this strategist says.

  • What's On: Earnings, Housing and Donald Trump Sunday, 10 Apr 2011 | 6:42 PM ET

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

  • Earnings Season Begins     Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 8:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner looks ahead to key earnings reports investors should be watching next week, including Alcoa, JPMorgan Chase, and Bank of America.

  • Make the Call: Dan on Google     Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 5:25 PM ET

    How Dan's Google trade makes money if profits are above $611.20 or below $539., and cost you if it's any place in between, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • In the Money Now     Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    Earnings season is upon us. Will this be another spark plug for the market or will the rally stall as oil spikes and rates go higher, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • Stocks End Down; Oil Rises, Shutdown Looms Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 4:42 PM ET

    Stocks saw a selloff ahead of the weekend and amid disagreements over spending cuts, hindering lawmakers from reaching a deal to temporarily avert a government shutdown.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook     Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 4:30 PM ET

    The week's top business news, stock recommendations from Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors, and Laszlo Birinyi, Birinyi Associates, and next week's earnings calendar.

  • Today's Market Action     Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 4:06 PM ET

    A look at where investors should put their money now, with William "Bill" Greiner, Scout Investments and Tony Dwyer, Collins Stewart.

  • NYSE Market Wrap     Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 4:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on the trading day from the NYSE.

  • Stocks Pare Losses; Energy Gains Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 3:58 PM ET

    Stocks saw a selloff ahead of the weekend and amid disagreements over spending cuts, hindering lawmakers from reaching a deal to temporarily avert a government shutdown.

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