Investment Strategy


  • Microsoft's Skype Strategy Flaw Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 11:40 AM ET

    Am I the only one who thinks this "bolt-on acquisition" is unnecessary or at least extremely expensive, and that it highlights the fact that Microsoft doesn't really have an organic growth strategy?

  • Stocks Gain; Intel Rises, Microsoft Falls Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 11:36 AM ET

    Stocks rose amid solid economic reports, stabilizing oil prices, and news of growth in the Chinese economy.

  • What's Next for the Markets?     Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 11:20 AM ET

    Discussing Microsoft's move to buy Skype, China's trade surplus, and other economic numbers, with James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management and Dan Genter, RNC Genter Capital Management.

  • S&P May Reach 1400-1430 by End of May: Strategist Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 11:09 AM ET

    The S&P may reach the 1,400 to 1,430 level between now and the end of May, said Michael McGervey, president of McGervey Wealth Management. He explained his thinking to CNBC.

  • Expect Weak Price Movement Before 'Uptrend': Pro Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 11:04 AM ET

    Based on market technicals, stocks may see a few weeks of weak price movement before resuming their uptrend, according to Mark Arbeter, chief technical strategist at S&P.

  • Investing in Microsoft & Google     Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 11:03 AM ET

    Insight on what the Skype and Microsoft deal means for investors, with David Garrity, GVA Research; Roger Kay, Endpoint Technologies, and CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

  • Stocks to Watch: NRG, Amazon and More... Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 10:48 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • China's Global Presence     Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 10:40 AM ET

    A look at the stocks that will rise if everything works out during U.S./China talks, with John Lekas, Leader Capital CEO/portfolio manager and David Riedel, Riedel Research Group.

  • Bulls See Visa Shares Breaking Through Resistance Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 10:24 AM ET

    OptionMonster's tracking systems detected more than 8,000 June 82.50 calls, most of which priced for $1.28, against open interest of just 1,325 contracts.

  • Sun Still Shining on JA Solar     Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 10:05 AM ET

    A check on JA Solar's earnings, with John Hardy, Gleacher & Company analyst.

  • Technical Tuesday     Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 9:35 AM ET

    Insight on what the charts are saying about the markets, with Michael McGervey, McGervey Wealth Management and Mark Arbeter, S&P.

  • Futures Rise Ahead of Open; Microsoft Falls Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 9:15 AM ET

    Stock index futures are modestly higher after news import prices rose at a slower pace in April, and that margins for crude futures were raised 25 percent.

  • Europe, China Higher Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 9:05 AM ET

    Europe is higher on talk of yet another Greek bailout package from the IMF: a proposed $145 billion package to help Greece through 2012 and 2013. But the most important event of the morning is that Greece sold 3 month bills at a yield of 4.88 percent, only a little higher than last month's auction. Apparently the Greeks have not been completely shut out of the capital markets.

  • NYSE Morning Preview     Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 9:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on the trading day from the NYSE.

  • What's Next for the Economy?     Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 8:56 AM ET

    Weighing in on the markets and offering some strategy for the economy, with Larry Kantor, Barclays Capital.

  • What's On: Solar, Citi's Split and China's Future Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 8:16 AM ET

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

  • Removing Capital Barriers     Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 8:06 AM ET

    A preview of the House's examination of regulations on private securities trading, with Rep. Darrell Issa, (R-CA) House Oversight Committee chairman.

  • Microsoft Nears $8.5B Skype Deal     Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 7:54 AM ET

    The Internet phone service could help give Microsoft a foothold in video conferencing and gaming markets, with Andrew Ross Sorkin, The New York Times.

  • Tracking the Markets     Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 7:21 AM ET

    Weighing in on the global markets, with Larry Kantor, Barclays Capital head of research.

  • Trader's Buzz     Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 6:31 AM ET

    A check on the trading day ahead, with Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management.