Investment Strategy


  • Whitney Slashes Goldman, Stock Falls Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 2:53 PM ET

    Meredith Whitney reduces numbers on Goldman Sachs to $1.70 for the quarter (from $4.75 previous) and below the Street estimates at $2.34

  • Investors Should Be Cautious About Future: Strategists Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 2:50 PM ET

    The market is up for the third straight day, but market players Tom Lydon, editor of ETF Trends, and Eugene Profit, chief executive officer of Profit Investment Management, are more cautious about the future.

  • Greenspan and Bartiromo from the Aspen Institute Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 2:42 PM ET

    Today and tomorrow, Maria Bartiromo will host CNBC’s Closing Bell live from Aspen Ideas Festival. Over the last 50 years, this gathering has become the place for global leaders to come and gather at the one of the world's most beautiful spots to discuss the most innovative ideas and the most pressing issues.

  • Stock Rally Reflects Undervalued Market: Strategists Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 12:17 PM ET

    Wednesday's market rally shows investors are beginning to see brighter news on the horizon and are snapping up stocks seen as overvalued. Phil Orlando, chief equity market strategist at Federated Investors, and John Burns, chief executive officer of Burns Advisory Group, told CNBC on Thursday they share that bullish view.

  • Stocks Pull Back From Early Rally, Turn Mixed Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 12:12 PM ET

    Stocks pulled back from a morning rally as declines in bank and chipmaker shares offset gains by some retailers and improvement in new claims for unemployment benefits.

  • Stocks Pull Back From Early Rally, Turn Mixed Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 12:09 PM ET

    Stocks pulled back from a morning rally as declines in bank and chipmaker shares offset gains by some retailers and improvement in new claims for unemployment benefits.

  • Repeat of 2008 Selloff on Horizon: Hedge Fund Director Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 11:13 AM ET

    Cash-strapped Americans in search of liquidity will turn to stocks as a source of funds, triggering another market selloff similar to the 2008 crash, Damon Vickers, managing director of Nine Points Capital Partners told CNBC on Thursday.

  • Retail Numbers No Game Changer Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 10:54 AM ET

    June retail sales report: better than most expected, but not a game changer. Numbers were good for the most part, but not enough to change anyone's opinion. The back half remains murky due to the macro data, which right now does not support a robust recovery.

  • Six in 60 Seconds: Tyson, Avalon Bay and More... Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 10:53 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Today's six stocks worth watching.

  • Kaminsky's Call: Eye on the Home Front Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 9:43 AM ET
    House for sale

    Don't get swept up in short-term rallies. The housing market is in the throes of a massive deleveraging cycle.

  • Retail Numbers Better Than Expected Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 9:35 AM ET

    S&P 500 futures moved up a couple points as initial jobless claims were slightly lower than expected, as was the continuing claims number.

  • Futures Get Lift From Drop in Jobless Claims Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 8:38 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures struggled to find direction ahead of the open Thursday, with momentum waning after the strong previous session and ahead of economic data on retail sales and unemployment benefit claims.

  • Options Play: MSG and LeBron James Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 8:30 AM ET

    Back before Cablevision spun off Madison Square Garden, we did not have a pure options trade on where LeBron James will end up. But today we do have such a play now that MSG is publicly traded, and investors and sports fans are betting that King James will come to the world's biggest stage in New York City.

  • Pros Say Europe Must Live with Its Biggest Mistake Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 8:19 AM ET
    Euro coin in front of the giant symbol of the Euro outside the headquarters of the European Central Bank.

    Europe has to "tame that huge, slightly ignorant but extremely powerful force … what you would call the bond market vigilantes" to save the euro, a Nobel economics laureate told CNBC Thursday.

  • Options Signal a Long View on Visa Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 8:07 AM ET

    The market climbed back from recent lows yesterday, and Visa perked up to go along for the ride.

  • Analyst Watch: Second-Half Stocks for Bulls and Bears Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 8:03 AM ET

    Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Thursday.

  • Invest in High-Yielding Dividend Stocks: UBS Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 5:48 AM ET

    Invest in higher-dividend stocks, especially those in Singapore, because they are still yielding between 5-1/2 to 6-1/2 percent, said Kelvin Tay, Singapore chief investment strategist at UBS, on CNBC's Protect Your Wealth.

  • Barbell Strategy Best to Beat Volatility: Barclays Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 4:47 AM ET

    Investors should use a "barbell strategy" using both stocks and debt to navigate the increased market volatility, according to the strategy team at Barclays Wealth in London.

  • Are You Making Too Much Money? Wednesday, 7 Jul 2010 | 11:05 PM ET

    Cramer explains how rallies will let you know.

  • Sell These 2 Stocks During A Rally Wednesday, 7 Jul 2010 | 11:05 PM ET

    One you might want to keep, the other you won’t. Either way, they both have to go.