Investment Strategy


  • Futures Slide After Greek Decision Delay Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 8:26 AM ET

    Stocks fell Monday after the euro zone ministers put off the decision for a new aid package for Greece and a possible downgrade of Italy's credit rating rekindled fears about the ongoing debt crisis, pushing investors out of riskier assets.

  • Hardball in Europe, Hard Times in Japan Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 7:44 AM ET

    Euro zone leaders give Greece some tough love, and the yen takes its lumps. Time for your Monday FX Fix.

  • BlackRock: Market Outlook This Week     Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 7:23 AM ET

    Strategy on what to buy now, with Robert Doll, BlackRock, who says the markets are just in a soft patch.

  • Chinese Stocks Likely to Surge Up to 80%: RBS Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 3:36 AM ET
    A local investor watches the share-prices index display at a stock brokerage in Shanghai.

    Hedge funds and local investors have been getting increasingly pessimistic about Greater China stocks, with the short interest on the Hang Seng Index now near a one year high. But The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is taking a contrarian view, saying it believes the MSCI-China Index could see a 40-80 percent upside through 2012.

  • Medvedev Rules Out Poll Tussle with Putin Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 12:40 AM ET
    Russian President Dmitry Medvedev

    Dmitry Medvedev has made clear he would like a second term as Russian president but said he and prime minister Vladimir Putin would not run against each other next year, he told the FT.

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

  • 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.