Investment Strategy


  • Stocks to Watch: Leap Wireless, Saks and More... Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 11:08 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • How Cloud Technology Can Cut Energy Costs Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 11:00 AM ET
    Professor Stephen Hawking

    While growing computing demand will mean more energy consumption, wider use of cloud computing technology will prove to be a net benefit to the environment over the longer term, say industry watchers.

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    Amazon, Google and Apple are among the companies that will fight to dominate the consumer cloud technology space, primarily through music storage platforms.

  • View From the Top: Executives See Profits in Cloud Tech Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 10:58 AM ET

    Executives are buzzing about the potential appreciation of their cloud investments, as the technology takes off.

  • Reducing Security Risks in Cloud Computing Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 10:58 AM ET

    Security breaches  highlight the need for cloud customers to perform better due diligence and for a standard set of best practices to instill confidence that data will be handled reliably.

  • Most Watched Private Companies     Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 10:55 AM ET

    Private offering investments are on the rise despite the risk, with Karl Wellner, Papamarkou Asset Mgmt., and Andrew Kanaly, Kanaly Trust Company.

  • Markets Lower, Time to Enter?     Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 10:45 AM ET

    Jack Bouroudjian, Index Futures Group, and John Roque, WJB Capital Group, discuss whether it's time to invest in the markets as stock prices decline.

  • Loyal3 Sells Loyalty     Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 9:52 AM ET

    Investors can buy stock directly from participating companies websites or Facebook pages on Loyal3, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Picking Up Value in Stocks     Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 9:38 AM ET

    Susan Fulton, FBB Capital Partners, and Harry Rady, Rady Asset Mgmt., discuss where to find growth in the markets.

  • Futures Gain After Jobless Claims Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 9:28 AM ET

    Futures held slight after news of a slight dip in jobless claims that fell short of expectations. The firmer tone comes a day after the market suffered its biggest losses since last August as investors waited for more clues on the strength of the economy ahead of Friday's government jobs report.

  • Pre-Market Buzz     Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 9:25 AM ET

    What to watch at the open in the currency markets, with Daryl Jones, Hedgeye.

  • 10-Year Treasury Yield Below 3%     Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 9:15 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber takes a look at the 10-year Treasury note and wonders if shorting-selling helped send prices up and push yields down below 3% rate.

  • Short-Selling not so Strong     Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 9:06 AM ET

    Long short ratio for U.S. equities stands just off its 6 year high of 12.5, says Will Duff Gordon, of Data Explorers.

  • Bailiffs From Brussels Not Welcome in Athens: Analyst Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 8:32 AM ET

    The Greek people's reaction to the implemented austerity measures should not be ignored, warned Alastair Newton, managing director and senior political analyst at Nomura.

  • Asian Markets at Crossroads on Signs of Slowdown Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 8:18 AM ET
    Traders sit at their desks at the Stock Exchange in Hong Kong.

    Asian stocks saw some heavy selling on Thursday, following signs of an economic soft-patch in the United States. But fund managers and traders remained divided over whether it was time to switch away from stocks and pile into safer, fixed-income securities.

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

  • Blackrock Does Not Expect Double-Dip Recession Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 4:33 AM ET
    European Central Bank

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  • Disappointing UK Manufacturing Fuels Recovery Fears Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 3:28 AM ET

    The latest numbers for UK manufacturing showed a continued weakening, prompting concerns that the economic recovery is likely to be more protracted than forecasts have suggested.

  • Asia, Europe Look to End US Credit Ratings Supremacy Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 1:18 AM ET
    Nanjing street shopping district.

    Privately, European officials and analysts have been complaining that the bulk of the main rating agencies – two out of three – are based in the US and not always objective when it comes to rating European countries.  In Asia and Europe, officials are looking for solutions.

  • Gossip and Rolling News Boost Twitter Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 12:04 AM ET

    Use of the internet-based messaging service Twitter is soaring, particularly from smartphones, according to new surveys and company executives, reported the FT.