Investment Strategy


  • Stocks Turn Positive, Led by Tech; Disney Falls Thursday, 23 Sep 2010 | 11:39 AM ET

    Stocks turned positive Thursday as technology and consumer stocks gained, and banks fell, and investors absorbed another batch of mixed economic data.  Alcoa and Hewlett-Packard rose, while Walt Disney fell.

  • Stocks to Watch: Pactiv, Nvidia and More ... Thursday, 23 Sep 2010 | 11:01 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • The Cause of Blockbuster's Bankruptcy  Thursday, 23 Sep 2010 | 10:22 AM ET

    The long slow demise of Blockbuster, filing for Chapter 11, provides another example of how the failure to effectively respond to changes in the distribution of content can doom an enterprise.

  • Futures Decline After Jobless Claims Jump Thursday, 23 Sep 2010 | 9:21 AM ET

    Stock index futures pointed to a lower open Thursday after an expected jump in weekly jobless claims.

  • Kaminsky's Call: Use Caution with These Telecom Giants Thursday, 23 Sep 2010 | 8:30 AM ET

    Be cautious here as these stocks enjoy their moments in the sun. The reasons are based not in fundamentals, but in the more overall picture of the economy, and its a bleak play.

  • What's On: Timken, Housing and the GOP's 'Contract' Thursday, 23 Sep 2010 | 7:51 AM ET

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

  • Will Economy Improve if GOP Takes the House? Thursday, 23 Sep 2010 | 7:40 AM ET

    Share your opinion in today's poll.

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    Weekly jobless claims and existing home sales are the key numbers to watch Thursday, but investors will keep their focus on the volatile foreign exchange market.

  • Bahrain Will Grow Beyond Oil: Crown Prince Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 | 5:08 PM ET

    To grow, the Middle East island nation of Bahrain needs to be part of a collaborative effort with its much bigger and oil-richer neighbors, Bahrain, His Highness Shaikh Bin Hamad al Khalifa, CEO of the Bahrain Economic Development Board, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • How to Buy High Gold Prices: 5 Stocks vs. Miners ETF Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 | 4:44 PM ET

    Gold prices are conquering new highs, and investors without exposure to the precious metal may be wondering where to start. Gold stocks are a risky but potentially profitable way to buy gold. The stocks can offer as much as 3:1 leverage, but picking the right ones is tough. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • The long slow demise of Blockbuster that will culminate with an imminent bankruptcy filing provides another example of how the failure to effectively respond to changes in the distribution of content can doom an enterprise.

  • America Is Saving Again: But at What Cost to the Economy? Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 | 2:14 PM ET

    One of the positives to emerge from the financial crisis is that Americans are more conservative in the way they manage their money. Individuals are saving more—just look at today’s savings rate, which stands at over 5 percent. This is an astounding shift from five years ago.

  • @#%*! The Role of Cursing in Trading and Life Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 | 1:57 PM ET

    We recently stumbled on an academic article that outlined the psychological underpinnings and uses of cursing...it got us thinking about the purposes and roles of the “bad words” we hear with great frequency in the trading and conference rooms of Wall Street.

  • 3 Homebuilders That'll See Fast Growth: Analyst Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 | 1:36 PM ET

    U.S. home loan demand fell for a third week, though fixed mortgage rates slid near all-time lows. More information on the housing sector will be learned throughout this week. Buck Horne, housing and real estate analyst at Raymond James shared his insights on the sector.

  • Greenberg: Can an ETF Collapse? Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 | 1:31 PM ET

    The question of whether an ETF can collapse is the focus of a fascinating new report by Bogan Associates, an under-the-radar investment firm in Boston.

  • Gold vs. Stocks — The Better Investment Now: Pros Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 | 12:26 PM ET

    Gold hit record highs for a fifth consecutive session after the Fed implied it is ready to inject more cash into the economy, knocking the dollar. And the Dow is creeping up near the 11,000 level. So where should investors be putting their money?

  • Why Stocks Will Go 'Significantly Higher': James Altucher Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 | 11:33 AM ET

    The market’s performance this September has belied all the pessimism from investors getting into the month. Is it time to get out of bonds and into equities? James Altucher, managing director of Formula Capital shared his insights.

  • Busch: The Summers of our Discontent Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 | 11:12 AM ET

    President Obama will signal to the markets what his intentions are with new appointments to his administration. I would expect that the last key person on the economics team will leave after the November midterm elections.

  • Stocks to Watch: Newmont, Adobe and More ... Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 | 10:59 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • Yoshikami: Farewell Larry, Hello...Who??? Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 | 9:55 AM ET
    Lawrence Summers, Director of President Barack Obama's National Economic Council

    What’s lacking in the discourse today is a true plan that is understood by all Americans. And that lack of clarity creates uncertainty. The LAST thing we need in the economy right now is uncertainty.