Investment Strategy


  • Futures Sharply Lower on Euro Zone Worries Monday, 23 May 2011 | 9:24 AM ET

    Stock index futures sank ahead of the open amid worries over global growth in Europe and China, and continuing concerns about debt troubles in peripheral euro zone countries.

  • Faber Report: Global Fixed Income Focus     Monday, 23 May 2011 | 9:17 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports hedge funds look to China and euro zone to take risk off portfolios.

  • LinkedIn's Big Surge     Monday, 23 May 2011 | 9:16 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman has the story on whether LinkedIn is giving venture capitalists a spark.

  • Chicago Fed Funds Down Sharply     Monday, 23 May 2011 | 8:30 AM ET

    The April Chicago Fed Fund reading is the lowest since August 2010, with CNBC's Steve Liesman, Rick Santelli; Scott Nations, NationsShares and Tobias Levkovich, Citi.

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

  • LinkedIn IPO Sign of More Money in Tech?     Monday, 23 May 2011 | 7:12 AM ET

    Insight on whether spending will increase tech IPOs and the success of the LinkedIn IPO will impact M&A down the line, with Jeff Solomon, Cowen & Co. chief operating officer.

  • Eurozone Debt & Global Market Concerns     Monday, 23 May 2011 | 7:02 AM ET

    A look at the external factors in the global economy and the impact on equity markets, with Tobias Levkovich, Citi and Robert Doll, BlackRock.

  • Outlook on Today's Trading     Monday, 23 May 2011 | 6:37 AM ET

    There is always an opportunity for a reversal in the markets, says Ben Lichtenstein, Tradersaudio.com.

  • As Lenders Hold Homes in Foreclosure, Sales Are Hurt Monday, 23 May 2011 | 6:08 AM ET

    The nation’s biggest banks and mortgage lenders have steadily amassed real estate empires, acquiring a glut of foreclosed homes that threatens to deepen the housing slump and create a further drag on the economic recovery, the New York Times reports.

  • What Is Behind Europe's Stock Market Selloff? Monday, 23 May 2011 | 6:03 AM ET

    The imminent end of the Fed's quantitative easing as well as news that Standard & Poor’s had downgraded the outlook for Italy's ratings to negative were behind the stock selloff in Europe in morning trade, analysts told CNBC.com Monday.

  • CEO Calls for Marshall Plan for Greece Monday, 23 May 2011 | 5:07 AM ET

    The CEO of Europe's largest insurer by gross premiums and market capitalization has called for more aid for Greece and a plan to help the country's growth, according to German media reports.

  • Why IMF Shouldn't Give Lagarde Cold Shoulder Monday, 23 May 2011 | 4:27 AM ET
    French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is considered the top contender to replace Strauss-Kahn as IMF chief.

    French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is the clear favorite to replace Dominique Strauss-Khan as the next boss of the International Monetary Fund.

  • Could Italy Follow Greece Into Trouble? Monday, 23 May 2011 | 1:33 AM ET

    S&P cut its outlook on Italian debt at the weekend, citing fear over its growth record, weak reform process and the likely impact of reducing its high government debt.

  • Five Things to Watch... After the Apocalypse Sunday, 22 May 2011 | 9:32 PM ET

    Looks like we can raise the "all clear" sign here on Earth, though it didn't seem like the Oklahoma City Thunder got the memo when they forgot to play the first third of Saturday night's NBA playoff game. Markets try to get their groove back, the IMF looks to announce its next leader and  the Treasury Department gets ready to unload some AIG. Here's what we're watching…

  • Euro bills

    "My sense is it's not about the dollar getting stronger. It's about the euro getting weaker. I think there's been a bit of erosion in sentiment in part because of the politics in Washington over the deficit," says a chief currency strategist.

  • Lightning Round     Friday, 20 May 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, 20 May 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his favorite stock picks, including Ralph Lauren, Toll Brothers and Costco.

  • Mad Money, May 20, 2011     Friday, 20 May 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, 20 May 2011 | 5:29 PM ET

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

  • The Final Call     Friday, 20 May 2011 | 5:28 PM ET

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