Investment Strategy


  • Monday Market Outlook   Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 7:15 AM ET
    Monday Market Outlook

    A look ahead of the markets and analysis on where the economy is headed, with Barry Knapp, Barclays head of U.S. portfolio strategy.

  • Forget Twin Shocks, Growth Will Rock: Buiter Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 3:28 AM ET

    The twin shocks of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan and the rise in oil prices will not greatly alter growth prospects for 2011 and 2012, according to Willem Buiter, chief economist at Citigroup.

  • Buy Stocks on Dips, Bonds 'Dangerous' Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 2:25 AM ET

    Investors should prepare for volatile stock markets and buy on the dips according to Jim McCaughan, the CEO of Principal Global Investors, which manages $234 billion.

  • Unilever in ‘Dim Sum’ Bond Move Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 2:17 AM ET

    Unilever is set to become the first European multinational to launch an offshore renminbi-denominated “dim sum” bond when it raises Rmb300 million ($46 million) from institutional investors in Hong Kong on Monday, bankers say, reports the Financial Times.

  • Is Europe Slipping Towards Default? Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 1:40 AM ET

    “Not only is there no solution in hand, but there is no inkling that any idea on the table at this summit could plausibly avert a default on substantial portions of euro land’s sovereign debt,” one economist wrote.

  • Five Things We're Watching: March 28, 2011 Sunday, 27 Mar 2011 | 9:23 PM ET

    The bulls were in charge last week, taking advantage of a big drop in volatility to stealthily sprint ahead. Stocks will try to keep the momentum going Monday, despite geopolitical risk and more potentially horrid housing data.

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

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    Barring new shocks, investors will turn their attention to U.S. economic data in the coming week, including the important March jobs report on Friday.

  • Stocks Shrug Off Bad News and Gain for Week Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 5:15 PM ET

    Stocks snapped a two-week losing streak to post gains after several days of quiet trading in which stocks steadily rose higher despite despite unrest in the Middle East and Libya, debt troubles in Europe, a continuing nuclear disaster in Japan and mixed economic news in the U.S. IBM and Chevron gained, while HP fell.

  • Stocks Pare Gains Ahead of Close; HP Falls Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    Stocks pared gains in the final hour of trading another session of quiet trading despite unrest in the Middle East and Libya, debt troubles in Europe, and mixed economic news in the U.S. Chevron and IBM gained, while HP fell.

  • Rotation Within the Rotation Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 3:14 PM ET

    Midday, morning gains in Materials and Energy stocks continue to hold up, but the other market leader — techs — are definitely showing signs of weakness.

  • 5 Big Bank Stock Buybacks Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 2:58 PM ET
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    Buybacks are expected to make up two-thirds of payouts in 2011 and their significance should not be overshadowed by dividend payouts, according to analysis done by Goldman Sachs. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Midday Pops & Drops   Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 12:52 PM ET
    Midday Pops & Drops

    The midday market movers that might not yet be on your radar.

  • Unusual Activity   Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 12:44 PM ET
    Unusual Activity

    A look at some unusual movements in the market with Rebecca Patterson of J.P. Morgan Private Bank

  • The Word on the Street Now   Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 12:30 PM ET
    The Word on the Street Now

    A look at today's midday market movers, with Dan Niles, Alpha One Capital and the Fast Money traders.

  • Yield Hunters   Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 12:23 PM ET
    Yield Hunters

    Finding opportunity in a low-rate environment, with Brian Watson, Steelpath director of research.

  • Stocks Gain, Led by Materials; HP Slips Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 11:55 AM ET

    Stocks gained amid mixed economic news, and as investors focused on a handful of strong earnings reports.  IBM and DuPont rose, while HP fell.

  • CIT Group Crawls Back From the Brink Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 11:41 AM ET

    When CIT Group declared bankruptcy in 2009, it became the only company that accepted a bailout, but failed to return the government’s money. Taxpayers were on the hook for $2.33 billion, creating further need for government policing.

  • This Week's Market Theme: Rotation Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 11:29 AM ET

    That's what I'm seeing. Look at the performance of some of the large financials this week, vs.  large commodity and industrial stocks.

  • Stocks to Watch: Discover, Cooper Tire and More ... Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 10:53 AM ET
    Six in 60

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