Investment Strategy


  • Copper Price Nearing Peak: Charts Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010 | 7:03 AM ET

    Weekly charts since 2006 suggest the rise in the price of copper could be nearing a peak and is likely to come under pressure in the medium- to long-term, Roelof van den Akker, technical analyst at ING Wholesale Banking told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Seeing The Profit From The Trees Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010 | 2:32 AM ET
    Timber investment management organizations own large tracts of timberland like this evergreen forest in Snoqualmie, Washington.

    Timber prices have fallen back to earth, but they outperformed the S&P 500 in a ten-year period, ending in 2007. The easiest way to participate in the growth of trees, sale of wood products and the appreciation of forest land is through a timber real estate investment trust.

  • Some of the tight market correlations, where asset classes move in tandem, are showing signs of cracking.

  • Silicone Chip

    Investors look to giants like Google and Cisco for clues to where the market is headed, but where do the giants themselves look when it comes to discovering the next big thing? In many cases it's small tech startups. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • No Role for Me at Tribune Going Forward: Sam Zell Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 5:09 PM ET
    Chicago Tribune

    The owner of the Tribune Company, Sam Zell, told CNBC Monday that he won’t be involved in the company once it emerges from bankruptcy.

  • Good Luck to Tribune Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 5:06 PM ET
    Sam Zell

    It's been touted as one of the most difficult and disastrous media deals in recent memory. Even billionaire Sam Zell himself called it ... "the deal from hell."

  • Stocks Gave up Gains to End Mixed; Disney Falls Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 4:41 PM ET

    Stocks fell in the last few minutes of trading Monday to close mixed despite being higher most of the day after an upbeat retail sales report, and news that firms were beginning to spend cash on acquisitions. Caterpillar rose, Disney fell.

  • Market Turns Lower, Led by Materials, Energy Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 4:12 PM ET

    Stocks fell on Monday as investors recouped from last week's selloff to focus on an upbeat retail sales report, and news that firms were beginning to spend cash on acquisitions. Caterpillar rose, Disney fell.

  • Stocks concluded their worst week in three months last Friday—then bounced back Monday afternoon. Will the pullback continue—and is this a buying opportunity for investors? Katie Stockton, chief market technician at MKM partners, shared her insights.

  • Digital Offers Opportunities for Radio: Bob Pittman Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 2:54 PM ET

    Internet entrepreneur Bob Pittman has gone back to his radio roots in a new venture with Clear Channel, in which he will help extend radio brands, such as Z100 and Kiss FM, to the Internet and mobile devices.

  • Seven IPOs to Watch This Week Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 12:37 PM ET

    In addition to GM, there are at least six other IPOs scheduled to price this week, and some of them may give more insight into the near future of the IPO market.

  • Stocks Gain Amid Mergers; Tech Slides Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 12:02 PM ET

    Stocks gained amid news of strong retail sales in October and acquisitions by Caterpillar and EMC, and despite continuing worries over debt troubles in periphery European countries. Caterpillar rose, while Disney fell.

  • Banks vs. Health Care—What to Buy Now: Stock Pickers Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 11:34 AM ET

    Health care and financials are sectors that will likely see a comeback, said Alan Lancz, president of Alan B. Lancz and Associates, and Rob Morgan, chief investment strategist at Fulcrum Securities. They shared their best plays.

  • Dubai Still Good for Business: UAE Executive Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 11:25 AM ET

    In spite of Dubai's financial troubles, including the missed payments recently by the financial services company, the Dubai Group, managing director of EFG-Hermes, Matt Wakeman, told CNBC Monday that Dubai is a good place to do business, because of its infrastructure and low taxes.

  • Stocks rose Monday following a jump in October retail sales and a handful of M&A news. Robert Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock, shared his outlook.

  • Stocks to Watch: Constellation, Ford and More ... Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 11:00 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • Liesman: G20 Showed America's Global Weakness Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 10:39 AM ET
    A man walks in front of a screen showing flags of the participating nations for the upcoming G20 Summit at its venue in Seoul on November 4, 2010.

    When the G-20 summit ended, attention focused on American global weakness rather than American global power, with no free trade agreement and intense criticism of recent action by the Federal Reserve,

  • Futures Still Point Higher After Retail Sales News Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 9:10 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures continued to point to a slightly higher open Monday after news of a better-than-expected jump in retail sales in October, and despite a drop in an indicator of manufacturing in New York.

  • S&P at Risk of 'Pretty Serious Correction': Charts Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 8:28 AM ET

    The S&P 500 faces a possible decline of around 6 percent since the index ran into a major resistance level and failed to break it, Julius De Kempenaer, manager at Taler Trend Fund, told CNBC Monday.

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

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