Investment Strategy


  • Dow, S&P Break Six-Week Losing Streak Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 7:23 PM ET

    Stocks finished mixed for the week amid thin, choppy trading, but the Dow and S&P snapped a six-week losing streak, boosted by news a bailout for Greece may be near. However, gains were limited as investors were worried over the continuing economic weakness.

  • Stocks with Value Have the Most Traction: Pro Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 7:04 PM ET

    As insurance deductibles continue to go up in the U.S., investors should look into stocks with more value in the coming days, according to Bill Smead, founder of Smead Capital Management.

  • How to Trade Greek Drama Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 6:44 PM ET
    Greek Labor Unions Strike

    The clock is ticking on Greece's efforts to pass austerity measures. Here's how to trade the drama.

  • Lightning Round     Friday, 17 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.

  • Cramer's Market Game Plan     Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer reveals which stocks he's bullish on now.

  • Mad Money, June 17, 2011     Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • Options Action Web Extra     Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 5:29 PM ET

    Web-only investment advice from CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • The Final Call     Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 5:28 PM ET

    CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders discuss the stocks they'll be watching next week.

  • Make the Call     Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 5:23 PM ET

    Phone calls, email questions and tweets from viewers, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • Pump Up the Volume     Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 5:16 PM ET

    JC Penney calls see heavy activity this week. And how to manage a losing options trade: On May 5th, Mike made a bearish bet on Ralph Lauren, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • In the Money Now     Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    Crude's correction--will oil's fall lead to more pain for the markets or is it a canary in a coal mine? Also, informing options trades with technical analysis and using options to make a bearish bet on LinkedIn, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • Breaking the Losing Streak—but Nobody Believes It Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 4:58 PM ET

    We did it, breaking a 6-week losing streak on both the Dow and the S&P 500. That's the good news, but there is not a trader I spoke with who was impressed with this close.

  • Blackstone Eyes Russia     Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 4:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo discusses investment opportunities in Russia, with Stephen Schwarzman, Blackstone chairman/CEO.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook     Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 4:30 PM ET

    The week's top business news and investment advice, including what to do on a potential fire sale of Greek assets, Pandora's volatile stock price, and playing defense.

  • Trading the Rim Rout     Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 3:52 PM ET

    A trade on the BlackBerry maker's drastic stock drop, with Scott Nations, NationsShares, and a discussion about the potentially bleak future for the company.

  • BofA Invests in BRICs Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 3:47 PM ET
    A Bank of America branch.

    Bank of America has been investing and building its corporate and banking business in the BRIC countries over the past few years. Investing in the emerging markets has been a priority and BofA will continue to do that.

  • Market Value Plays     Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 3:45 PM ET

    Where to find value in the market, with Richard Peterson, Standard & Poor's, and David Darst, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.

  • For Retiring Baby Boomers, 25 Stocks You Should Own Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 3:26 PM ET
    Retired couple

    Despite all of the volatility and uncertainty of stocks, Baby Boomers heading into retirement are still better off with stocks than bonds, says a new analysis from Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

  • IPOs: Riding the Tech Bubble     Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 3:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly handicaps the race to be the next technology name to go public.

  • Stocks Waver Ahead of Close; Energy Slips Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 3:21 PM ET

    Stocks struggled to hold their gains ahead of the close as energy and techs weakened and after excitement over France and Germany's potential rescue aid for Greece waned.