Investment Strategy


  • Dividend Plays Monday, 7 Feb 2011 | 3:19 PM ET

    In today’s “Talking Numbers” we zero in on dividend paying stocks with Pankaj Patel, Managing Director of Quantitative Strategy at Credit Suisse.

  • Cramer: Look to Banco Santander, GM and Ford Monday, 7 Feb 2011 | 3:03 PM ET

    Cramer likes that the Spanish bank continues to make acquisitions. And the days ahead are brighter for the American car companies.

  • Betting on Auto Suppliers Monday, 7 Feb 2011 | 3:01 PM ET
    Car Keys and Money

    Cars are back in the fast lane. Automakers are ramping up production and upping their sales figure of cars. As the U.S. auto industry makes a comeback, auto suppliers and auto retailers are reaping the benefits. In the past six months, auto suppliers like auto-nation, Borg-Warner, and Johnson controls all delivering double-digit returns.

  • "Commodity markets see inflation, bond markets see inflation, and obviously with equities growing, they're inflating," says one pro.  "So I don't see a lot of sustenance to suspending disbelief that Ben Bernanke says there's no inflation."

  • Stocks to Watch: Merck, Weyerhaeuser and More ... Monday, 7 Feb 2011 | 12:24 PM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • Bulls Target Oil & Gas Driller Before Conference Monday, 7 Feb 2011 | 11:15 AM ET

    Anadarko engages in the exploration and production of oil and natural gas, in the U.S., the Gulf of Mexico and Algeria. The stock, which rose 1.07 percent to $78.32 on Friday, took a massive hit after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill last spring...

  • The U.S. economy is growing only moderately and the job market remains sluggish, but stocks keep roaring ahead—and they should. American companies are fundamentally undervalued, and unless upheavals in the Middle East or a European debt crisis derail global growth, the Dow is headed for 13,000.

  • Burrowing for Wealth in the Year of Rabbit Sunday, 6 Feb 2011 | 9:54 PM ET
    Attentive rabbit

    It’s time to pull the rabbit out of the hat! After the volatility that marked the year of the Golden Tiger, the incoming Metal Rabbit may be just what the doctor ordered to bring some calm back to the markets.

  • Stocks Stop Moving in Lockstep, Challenging Pros Sunday, 6 Feb 2011 | 5:06 PM ET

    For a year and a half, individual stocks moved with the broad market with little regard for the prospects of the companies behind them. But now some stocks are zigging while others are sagging, and knowing something about the companies is important again.

  • "Equities markets, as far as geopolitical events are concerned, tend to price them in and tend to move on," says one equities strategist. "I do not think the risk is over and done with, but the risk looks smaller today than it did."

  • Stocks Gain, Posting Best Week in 2 Months Friday, 4 Feb 2011 | 5:47 PM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks extended gains in the last minutes of trading to end the week on a high note, posting the best week in two months, as traders shrugged off a tepid jobs report to keep the major indices above key benchmarks reached earlier this week.

  • Stocks on Track For Best Week in 2 Months Friday, 4 Feb 2011 | 3:59 PM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks gained slightly Friday as retailers and tech sectors gained strength and traders shrugged off a tepid jobs report to keep the major indices above key benchmarks reached earlier this week. Kraft rose, while JPMorgan fell.

  • Important Media Deals You May Have Missed Friday, 4 Feb 2011 | 3:45 PM ET

    There were a few acquisitions in the larger media world this week that were far from blockbusters, but worth a quick review.

  • Do Options Traders See Pain For Caterpillar Stock? Friday, 4 Feb 2011 | 3:36 PM ET

    Caterpillar has had an extraordinary run. But according to some options traders, the good times may be coming to an end.

  • In addition to signaling slow growth in jobs, the unemployment  report reinforces the deep synergy between the Federal Reserve and the stock market.

  • Greenberg: What’s the Biggest ETF Holding? Friday, 4 Feb 2011 | 2:19 PM ET

    From the mindless trivia department: The biggest ETF of all is the SPDR S&P 500 Index, with $93 billion in assets.

  • More Investors Seek Guidance: TD Ameritrade CEO Friday, 4 Feb 2011 | 1:58 PM ET

    As retail investors return to the market, they are seeking more professional advice than they did before the recession, Frederic Tomczyk, TD Ameritrade, president and CEO, told CNBC Friday.

  • Strategists Pick 8 Stocks—5 for Egypt Crisis Friday, 4 Feb 2011 | 1:04 PM ET

    There are still places for investors to look amid the crisis in Egypt, said Michael Gault, senior portfolio strategist at Weiser Capital Management. He and Robert Pavlik, chief market strategist at Banyan Partners, offered CNBC their top investment names.

  • Stocks Trade Mixed; Energy Falls; Tech Rises Friday, 4 Feb 2011 | 11:50 AM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks fluctuated within a narrow range Friday morning as investors considered a surprisingly small jobs gain in January amid a slew of stronger economic reports out earlier this week.  JPMorgan and Bank of America fell, while Home Depot rose.

  • Australian Storms Push Commodity Prices Higher Friday, 4 Feb 2011 | 11:27 AM ET
    Clouds form over the central business district on Cairns waterfront as Queenslanders brace themsleves for Cyclone Yasi on February 1, 2011 in Cairns, Australia.

    Beyond the devastating loss of life and livelihoods, why should we care about the impact of these Australian natural disasters? The answer is simple, and very clear on the rioting streets of Egypt: commodity price inflation.

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