Investment Strategy


  • KKR Shares Trading on NYSE—Finally Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 11:50 AM ET

    Shares of KKR, the parent of private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, are finally trading on the New York Stock Exchange, three years after it initially sought the US listing.

  • Markets Will Rally Into Year End: Strategist Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 11:31 AM ET

    Stocks were lower on Thursday following signs that the recovery remains tepid, even as companies report strong earnings. So where should investors look to put their money amidst the uncertainty? Jay Leupp at Grubb & Ellis AGA and Harry Clark of Clark Capital Management Group discussed their views.

  • Farr: Inflation versus Deflation Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 11:28 AM ET
    Gold coins and bar

    We believe the Fed has a much firmer appreciation of the risks than the Japanese ever did. We believe that the Federal Reserve is fully engaged and is more concerned about the threat of deflation than inflation.

  • Expect 'Range-Bound' Market for Next Few Years Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 11:25 AM ET

    Stocks fell on Thursday after disappointing manufacturing reports spread worries about the economic recovery. Barbara Marcin, portfolio manager at Gabelli Blue Chip Value Fund, shared her insights.

  • Stocks Slide After Weak Manufacturing Reports Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 11:17 AM ET

    Stocks skidded Thursday after a pair of disappointing manufacturing reports fanned worry about the economic recovery.

  • Six in 60 Seconds: Expedia, Juniper Networks and More... Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 11:07 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Today's six stocks worth watching.

  • Carlyle's $3.8 Billion Go-Private Deal Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 10:44 AM ET

    Carlyle approached NBTY with an offer in early May, according to people familiar with the deal. NBTY moved to a limited auction, quickly after Carlyle jumped the process with a $55 a share offer. NBTY accepted, and has a 35 day go-shop.

  • Gloomy Econ Data Outweighs JPMorgan Cheer Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 10:30 AM ET

    S&P 500 futures dropped about 5 points as the NY Fed Empire Manufacturing Index came in below expectations, PPI showed greater deflationary pressure than expected, and while initial jobless claims were lower than expectations, continuing claims were higher than expected. JPMorgan reported earnings of $1.09, solidly above consensus of $0.70.

  • Kaminsky's Call: Follow the Financials Before Investing Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 9:36 AM ET

    Here's something you can bank on. If the financials don't trade higher, this market is going nowhere fast.

  • Millions of Americans Will Lose Access to Banks: Bove Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 9:24 AM ET

    Financial regulation reforms, now in the last stages before becoming law, will mean that millions of people will lose access to banking services, Dick Bove, banking analyst at Rochdale Securities, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Analyst Watch: Top Trades for the Next Six Months Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 8:31 AM ET

    Here's what analysts are saying about the rest of 2010.

  • JPMorgan Results 'Not a Good Number': Bove Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 7:52 AM ET
    JP Morgan Chase

    JPMorgan Chase's results do not reflect a rebound in the bank's fortunes as much as the fact that it took money out of reserves, Dick Bove, banking analyst at Rochdale Securities, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Futures Rebound on JPMorgan Earnings Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 7:07 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures turned positive ahead of the open after JPMorgan posted better-than-expected earnings for its second quarter, offsetting growth concerns caused by dovish Federal Reserve minutes and moderating gross domestic product growth in China.

  • Sunny Outlook for Stocks this Summer: CIO Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 3:58 AM ET

    This will still be a sunny summer for stocks, according to the chief investment officer of Swiss private bank Sarasin, Burkhard Varnholt.

  • World at Risk of Folding in on Itself: Deputy Doom Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 3:15 AM ET

    The global economy is at risk of folding in on itself unless policy makers face up to the threat of inflation and exchange rate inflexibility, Arun Motianey, director of fixed income strategy at Roubini Global Economics, told CNBC.

  • Earnings releases from J.P. Morgan and Google book end the trading day Thursday and could provide some more juice to the market's earnings rally.

  • Dow Ekes Out 7th Gain; Techs Jump, Banks Skid Wednesday, 14 Jul 2010 | 5:23 PM ET

    Stocks closed mostly flat Wednesday after an up-and-down day punctuated by negative economic news and a lowered growth forecast by the Federal Reserve.

  • Fed Forecast: Like a Long, Bumpy Train Ride Wednesday, 14 Jul 2010 | 5:05 PM ET
    Federal Reserve

    Does the Federal Reserve  mean it could take up to five to six years to get the economy performing to its potential? It does not mean we will be in recession that entire time. In fact, the Fed sees growth of 3 percent this year, accelerating to 4 percent in 2012.

  • Greenberg: Canary in the Chip Coal Mine? Wednesday, 14 Jul 2010 | 4:41 PM ET

    Here's an interesting tidbit from the semiconductor world — and it has nothing to do with Intel, at least not yet.

  • How Disappointing Was Intel's Trading Action? Wednesday, 14 Jul 2010 | 4:35 PM ET

    Intel trading action today: how disappointing? Intel, which was trading up 7 percent pre-open, opened at $22.06 and moved in a slow, straight line downward to close at $21.36 (up 1.6 percent) on huge volume—nearly 200 million shares, almost three times normal volume.