Investment Strategy


  • Nuke Stocks Fall on Unexpected Factor—Germany Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 3:42 PM ET

    Nuclear stocks, which saw a brief rally a week and a half ago as it appeared that the nuclear crisis might be manageable, have been sinking for several days again. But there's another reason for the weakness in nuclear stocks, one much more ominous.

  • Greenberg: Comparing Today’s Market to 1999 Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 2:59 PM ET

    This market feels so much like 1999. But feeling and facts are two very different things.

  • Stop Trading with Jim Cramer   Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 2:35 PM ET
    Stop Trading with Jim Cramer

    CNBC's Jim Cramer with a look at his top stock picks for the day.

  • The Future of Energy   Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 1:35 PM ET
    The Future of Energy

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs is in New Orleans at the Howard Weill Energy Conference with Blake Fernandez, Howard Weil analyst, who discusses oil shale and how technology is improving exploration.

  • Energy Stocks Leading—Despite Falling Oil Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 12:52 PM ET

    Energy stocks are again the market leader. The S&P Energy Sector is the first S&P sector to hit a new 52- week high — this, on a day when oil (WTI) is down.

  • Midday Pops & Drops   Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 12:45 PM ET
    Midday Pops & Drops

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the midday market movers.

  • Worried that you missed the big-cap rally? Want to get in on some small-cap stock action? Mark Travis, chief executive of Intrepid Capital Funds, has a pick for you.

  • Stocks Rise, Buoyed by Energy; Techs Slip Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 12:09 PM ET

    Stocks rose modestly Monday, led by a handful of positive economic news, but tech stocks and geopolitical developments limited gains.

  • Fresh Protests in Bahrain Strain Businesses, Markets Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 11:55 AM ET
    Young Indian Muslims pose with placards during a protest rally against the ongoing political turmoil in Bahrain, Libya, and Yemen.

    Fresh reports of violent clashes and midnight raids taking place over the weekend did nothing to stifle a steady stream of traffic through Bahrain's financial district Monday, nor did the continued presence of foreign troops and tanks keep business from re-opening their doors.

  • Using Currencies to Play M&A Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 11:41 AM ET

    Want to use currencies to trade on pending deals? Here's how.

  • Stocks to Watch: L-3, Nvidia, Big Lots and More ... Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 10:55 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • Out of Work

    The economy picked up in the first quarter. After adding 175,000 jobs in February, economists expect the Labor Department will report on Friday that the economy added 188,000 jobs in March. However, events in Japan, Libya and the wider Middle East, and the European sovereign debt crisis threaten to reverse these gains and thrust the economy into a second recession.

  • Greenberg: The Best Market Contrary Indicator (Me!) Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 10:48 AM ET

    I'm at that point where I'm starting to wonder if it simply doesn't pay to fly red flags over some of these battleground stocks anymore.

  • Time to Be a Contrarian?   Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 10:28 AM ET
    Time to Be a Contrarian?

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg takes a look back at the markets this year and asks whether investors should be cautious.

  • Yoshikami: Four Days in Asia Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 9:45 AM ET

    The reality is, in this century, a global perspective is necessary when investing for portfolio success. Latin America, developing Europe, the Middle East, and Africa all hold promise. And without a doubt the brightest beacon for emerging growth today is Asia.

  • ETF Extra: Exchange Traded Fun   Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 9:35 AM ET
    ETF Extra: Exchange Traded Fun

    A look at some fun with ETFs, with Mark Cortazzo, Macro Consulting Group and Paul Simon, Tactical Allocation Group.

  • Futures Point to Flat Open Amid Global Fears Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 9:23 AM ET

    Futures pointed to a flat open following three days of gains Monday, though developments in Japan, Libya and the Middle East kept alive the potential for volatile trading.

  • Will Fed's QE2 'Stop a Little Bit Short'? Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 9:21 AM ET

    Traders certainly believed the $2 billion to $12 billion the Fed has been pumping in every day for months has made some kind of difference. That's why the comment from St. Louis Fed President James Bullard over the weekend got passed around a lot over the weekend...

  • Stock to Watch: Cal-Maine   Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 9:15 AM ET
    Stock to Watch: Cal-Maine

    Why the country's largest egg producer Cal-Maine is a stock to watch, with Stephen Share, Morgan Joseph Food processing analyst/senior VP.

  • Personal Income Breakdown   Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 9:00 AM ET
    Personal Income Breakdown

    CNBC's Steve Liesman has the breakdown of February's personal spending and income.