Investment Strategy


  • Finding the Metrics That Matter Monday, 28 Dec 2009 | 6:02 PM ET

    Following the wrong one, Cramer says, could sidetrack you from the market’s next big move.

  • New Center of the Universe: China Monday, 28 Dec 2009 | 6:00 PM ET

    The US isn’t number one anymore. Find out how this affects your trading strategies.

  • Stocks Rise for 6th Day; VIX Near 20 Monday, 28 Dec 2009 | 5:33 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks eked out a gain Monday, their sixth straight win, after a report showed the holiday-shopping season wasn't as bad as predicted.  Airlines skidded after a botched terrorism attempt.

  • A Nigerian man with links to al Qaeda militants was charged for trying to blow up a U.S. passenger plane with an explosive device on approach into Detroit. What does it mean for the market and will we see a “terror premium” priced into some stocks? Brian Ruttenbur, homeland security analyst at Morgan Keegan, shared his insight.

  • Retail Stocks Gain; Airlines Slide Monday, 28 Dec 2009 | 12:53 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks advanced Monday, with retailers ringing up gains after a report showed the holiday-shopping season was better than expected. But airline stocks skidded amid worries about security after an incident during the height of holiday travel last week.

  • My New Price Target on Apple: Tech Analyst Monday, 28 Dec 2009 | 12:27 PM ET

    Apple shares hit a new intraday high last week after rumors of a new product release in January. The product is likely to be a tablet called ‘iSlate.’ So what’s in store for the company in 2010? Brian Marshall, senior analyst at Broadpoint AmTech shared his view.

  • Market to Rise 10% in First Half of 2010: Strategist Monday, 28 Dec 2009 | 11:44 AM ET

    Markets rose on Monday, with retailers ringing up gains after a report showed the holiday shopping season was better than expected. Roy Williams, CEO of Prestige Wealth Management and Doug MacKay, president and CIO of Broadleaf Partners shared their market outlook for next year and where investors should put their money in 2010.

  • Douglas Kass

    Year-end is high season for market and economic outlooks. Douglas Kass, founder and president of Seabreeze Partners Management shared his 20 predictions for 2010 with CNBC on Monday

  • 3 Important Shifts in 2009 Monday, 28 Dec 2009 | 9:42 AM ET
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    By almost any standard, 2009 has to be considered an historic year – what is sure to be remembered as a year of significant change for investors.

  • The Rallies Heard Round The World Monday, 28 Dec 2009 | 9:28 AM ET

    With the Dow, S&P and Nasdaq already at new highs for the year, U.S. stock futures are slightly up following rallies around the world.

  • Futures Edge Up as Investors Focus on Year-End Monday, 28 Dec 2009 | 8:50 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    U.S. stock index futures indicated a flat to higher open Monday with investors wary of taking bets that could erode gains heading into year-end.

  • Market Tips: No Big Correction in 2010 Monday, 28 Dec 2009 | 5:03 AM ET

    Global stock markets saw strong gains in 2009, recovering a large chunk of the losses suffered by investors in the wake of the financial crisis. But will 2010 bring investors more rewards or does it hold the risk of a major correction?

  • Patience, Please, With That Investment Plan Sunday, 27 Dec 2009 | 8:26 AM ET

    Many investors missed out on a decent percentage of this year’s rebound, which is typical of investor behavior in sharp market turns, The New York Times reports.

  • At Tiny Rates, Saving Money Costs Investors Saturday, 26 Dec 2009 | 11:09 AM ET

    Millions of Americans are paying a high price for a safe place to put their money: extremely low interest rates on savings accounts and certificates of deposit.

  • A New York Stock Exchange trader.

    Odds are good that stocks will ride out the final week of the year on an upswing that could continue into early January.

  • 2 Bulls Tell How to Play the Yield Curve (Video) Thursday, 24 Dec 2009 | 5:15 PM ET

    What does the record high yield curve means for your investments in 2010? Tom Lydon, editor of ETFTrends.com, and Jim LaCamp, portfolio manager at Macroportfolio Advisors, offered their market insights.

  • '871 Billion' Reasons to Buy Gold: Strategists Thursday, 24 Dec 2009 | 3:34 PM ET

    Will the gold boom continue in 2010? Kevin Kerr, president of Kerr Trading International, and James DiGeorgia, author of "The Trader's Great Gold Rush," offer CNBC their outlooks.

  • Oil May Hit $100 on Geopolitics: Kilduff Thursday, 24 Dec 2009 | 2:04 PM ET

    Light, sweet crude is holding above $76 Thursday on reports of a U.S. supply fall. What's next? John Kilduff, co-CIO of Round Earth Capital, and Chris Jarvis, president of Caprock Risk Management, offered CNBC their outlooks on oil, natural gas and the 2010 economy.

  • Stocks Close Out Solid Holiday Week Thursday, 24 Dec 2009 | 1:00 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks closed higher as a holiday rally got a further push from big technology, banks and commodities, though most investors took Christmas Eve off.

  • Art Cashin: Class Warfare a Threat to US Recovery Thursday, 24 Dec 2009 | 11:36 AM ET

    U.S. stock markets opened higher on Christmas Eve, as reports showed that durable goods orders rose and jobless claims fell. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his insights on this shortened trading day.