Investment Strategy


  • Value Stocks to Continue Growing: Strategists Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 10:36 AM ET

    Value stocks are the best place for investors to make money, said Craig Callahan, founder and president of ICON Advisers, and Mark Matson, founder and CEO of Matson Money.

  • Financing Your Child's Tuition     Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 10:27 AM ET

    With graduation around the corner, Mark Vandevelde, of Hefty Wealth Partners, shares three investment vehicles to help pay for your child's college.

  • Play Defense With Drugs & Utilities?     Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    David Spika, WHG Funds, and Steve Massocca, Wedbush Securities, discuss whether now is the time to buy classic defensive plays like big pharma and utilities.

  • Finding Value Picks     Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 9:40 AM ET

    Searching for value in the markets, with Craig Callahan, ICON Advisers, and Mark Matson, Matson Money. Also, CNBC's Steve Liesman with latest detail on Trichet's policy stand on rates.

  • Futures Slide After Jump in Jobless Claims Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 9:16 AM ET

    Stock futures added to losses after news of a 43,000 jump in jobless claims.

  • Jim Rogers: Oil Price Will Keep Rising; Silver to Fall Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 8:07 AM ET
    Jim Rogers

    Oil prices are likely to continue rising because the world's oil reserves are dwindling, but silver is likely to come down as it rose too fast, famous investor and commodities bull Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday.

  • Debt Ceiling Has Some Give, Until Roof Falls In Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 6:41 AM ET

    The federal government will not run short of money to pay its bills on May 16, when the federal debt reaches the legal maximum of $14.3 trillion, the New York Times reports.

  • Silver a Warning Sign for Everyone? Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 5:00 AM ET
    Silver bar and coins

    The price action in silver since late January has been dramatic to say the least. The derivatives marketplace CME Group raising margin requirements has been seen by many as the reason for the 20 percent correction in prices since the precious metal hit a record over $49 an ounce on April 28th.

  • Cash, and a Little Gold, Are Kings: Strategist Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 2:41 AM ET

    Cash is seen by many in the asset management community as a cop-out, as those in search of return believe other assets will always outperform over time. But one strategist believes investors should think again.

  • Thursday Look Ahead: Retail Sales Should Be Bright Spot Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 8:50 PM ET

    April's chain stores sales should be a bright spot Thursday, against a backdrop of recent economic reports that show a weakening trend.

  • Mad Money, May 4, 2011     Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

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

  • Stock Pops & Drops     Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 5:40 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • Fast Money, May 4, 2011     Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.

  • Stocks End Lower in Selloff as Silver, Oil Slide Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 4:59 PM ET

    Stocks closed broadly lower Wednesday amid sliding prices for precious metals and oil, and news of weakness in the U.S. economy.

  • Consumer Staples: Flying Too High?     Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 4:15 PM ET

    Discussing whether investors can find value in the consumer staples sector or whether it's time to beat a hasty retreat, with Ted Moore, Fifth Third Asset Management, and Jonathan Feeney, Janney Capital Markets.

  • Stocks Fall Ahead of the Close; Intel Gains Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 4:10 PM ET

    Stocks sank across-the-board Wednesday as investors took a breather following disappointing economic news and a selloff in commodities. 

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses silver's sharp decline; the day's activity in the commodities markets, and looks ahead to where oil and precious metals are headed tomorrow.

  • Fast Money Final Call: Trade on Oil's Dip     Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 3:50 PM ET

    A trading play on oil's decline, with Scott Nations, NationsShares CIO.

  • Summer Trading Trends     Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 3:27 PM ET

    Jordan Kotick, Barclays Capital, discusses whether investors should brace for a summer correction.

  • Trading Liquid Gold     Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 2:45 PM ET

    Michael Gurka, Bruinhill Partners, provides insight on oil's direction.