Investment Strategy


  • What Traders Are Watching     Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 9:23 AM ET

    As traders brace for the opening bell, Dave Rovelli, Canaccord Genuity shares that they are watching Europe and oil.

  • Conagra Misses the Street     Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 9:15 AM ET

    The food maker behind brands such as Healthy Choice and Chef Boyardee says higher commodity costs will hurt current quarter results. A breakdown of the company's Q4 earnings, with David Palmer, UBS restaurant/packaged food analyst.

  • Futures Fall Further After Jobless Claims Rise Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 8:35 AM ET

    Futures extended their decline Thursday, after jobless claims posted a surprise gain and following the Federal Reserve's tepid economic outlook.

  • Brace for Greek Restructuring in September: Professor Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 8:08 AM ET
    The Parthenon in Greece

    Financial markets should brace themselves for a restructuring of Greek debt in September, Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley said on Thursday.

  • 20 Mid-Cap Stocks with Potential to Pop (Q2 2011) Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 7:39 AM ET
    It's the basic question when investing in a stock: is it on the way up or down? To answer this question, Wall Street has developed numerous ways of attempting to predict what will happen, estimating various attributes tied to stock performance in order to determine what the future holds for a company's valuation. Each quarter near the end of the earnings season, CNBC's Analytics team publishes a list of 20 stocks in the S&P 500 (link to previous slideshow) trading at the greatest premiums or dis

    From the entire S&P 400 Mid Cap Index, which stocks are analysts expecting to have the biggest pops? Find out!

  • Yahoo: Searching for New Leadership     Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 7:31 AM ET

    Selling out of the stock in 2008, but investing again in December, Eric Jackson, Yahoo shareholder/Ironfire Capital founder, says even with a terrible management and a terrible board, Yahoo is an amazing value.

  • Investors Wary as Bahrain Seeks National Consensus Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 7:24 AM ET
    Bahrain skyline

    A special military court in Bahrain yesterday convicted 21 - mostly Shiite - activists on charges of conspiring to overthrow the government during the unrest seen in the kingdom during February and March of this year. The court sentenced eight of these activists to life in prison and the others to terms of up to 15 years.

  • US to Lose Second Place in World Trade to India: Citi Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 6:35 AM ET
    BOMBAY, INDIA: A sign board 'Mumbai' is placed near the Taj hotel at the famous landmark the Gateway in Bombay, 13 May 2005. Since independence in 1947, regional advocates in India have called for a change in many place names to reflect the wide linguistic and ethnic variations in the country of one-billion-plus people that spans the Himalayans in the north to the meeting of the Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea in the south. AFP PHOTO/Sebastian D'SOUZA. (Photo credit should read SEBASTIAN D'SOUZA/AF

    In less than 40 years India will overtake the US as the world’s second-largest trading nation, pushing today's superpower into third place and Europe in to the little leagues, according to a new report by Citi.

  • What Does Bernanke Really Say After a Few Drinks? Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 4:46 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke press conference following rate decision.

    Stock markets would panic if they knew what Ben Bernanke and other leading figures in the Federal Reserve really said when their tongues are loosened by alcohol, John Mauldin, president of Millennium Wave Advisors, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Bernanke 'Quietly Risk Negative': Dennis Gartman Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 4:19 AM ET

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s statement on expectations for the US economy on Wednesday was “quietly risk negative,” Dennis Gartman, author of The Gartman Letter, told CNBC Thursday.

  • MSCI Keeps Qatar, UAE Waiting on Upgrade Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 1:43 AM ET

    The UAE and Qatar markets are in focus as the highly anticipated MSCI decision on whether or not to upgrade these markets from ‘frontier’ to ‘emerging markets’ status was delayed until December of this year.

  • Saudi Mortgage Law Opens Door to Investment Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 1:30 AM ET

    Saudi Arabia is expected to enforce a highly-anticipated new mortgage law that could offer valuable opportunities for banks and investors seeking the next growth story in the Kingdom.

  • Hackers Gain Force From New Media Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 12:49 AM ET

    A string of daring attacks in recent weeks on high-profile organisations and companies including the CIA and Sony  has shone light on the exploits of a hacking collective, seen by cyberexperts as part-criminal gang and part-performance artists, reported the FT.

  • Look Ahead: Buckle Up, Market Is Due for a Rocky Road Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 7:42 PM ET
    Car on road

    In Thursday's trading, the market will focus on weekly jobless claims and fully digest the Fed news. But buckle up: With earnings season around the corner, some pros say it's going to be a bumpy ride.

  • Hulu Is Headed for the Auction Block Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 7:22 PM ET
    Hulu Plus on an iPad

    Hulu is headed toward the auction block — it's retained investment bankers Morgan Stanley and Guggenheim partners to assist with a sale that will open to bidders in two weeks, according to the LA Times.

  • Time to Play Defense?     Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 7:15 PM ET

    Insight on Fed chief Ben Bernanke's comments today and whether it's time to be cautious on the stock market, with Russ Koesterich, BlackRock, and Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Mgmt.

  • No Huddle Offense     Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 6:55 PM ET

    It's no surprise the banks get poor treatment from regulators, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Am I Diversified?     Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 6:45 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer tells you whether you're diversified enough.

  • Lightning Round     Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 6:40 PM ET

    You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.

  • While higher surcharges helped offset the rising cost of fuel, FedEx reported a 33 percent increase in fourth quarter earnings. Urs Dur, vice president of shipping and logistics analyst at Lazard Capital, offered CNBC his outlook on the stock.