Investment Strategy


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

  • Dennis Gartman: 'We Have Now Created a Martyr' Monday, 2 May 2011 | 7:36 AM ET

    Markets went up in reaction to Barack Obama’s announcement Sunday night that the Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had been killed, despite uncertainties as far as what this news will mean geopolitically.

  • Sokol & Berkshire Hathaway     Monday, 2 May 2011 | 6:47 AM ET

    CNBC's Becky Quick has the story on what Warren Buffett had to say about Sokol's departure.

  • Career Fair

    Robust earnings reports and new money from fund managers may put a bounce into stocks at the start of the week, but the focus will quickly turn to economic news, especially Friday's April jobs report.

  • Earnings Next Week     Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 8:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman looks ahead to the earnings investors will be watching next week, including Pfizer, MasterCard, Visa, Comcast, CBS, Electronic Arts, Whole Foods, Kraft, GM, Time Warner, AOL, Kellogg and Sara Lee.

  • Mad Money, April 29, 2011     Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer provides traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • Options Signaling Gold Rush Slowing? Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 5:52 PM ET

    Could the gold rush be showing signs of age? If options activity is any indication, the answer is yes.

  • Options Action Web Extra     Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 5:29 PM ET

    Web-only investment advice from CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action Traders.

  • The Final Call     Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 5:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders discuss the stocks they'll be watching next week.

  • Make the Call     Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 5:23 PM ET

    Taking a closer look at Pan American Silver, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • Called Out: Apple     Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 5:16 PM ET

    How to manage a losing options trade. On April 15th, Dan made a bearish bet on Apple. Since then, shares have rallied five percent, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • Stocks Power to Multi-Year Highs for April Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 5:07 PM ET

    Stocks closed at fresh multi-year highs on Friday shrugging off lukewarm economic news to focus on broadly strong earnings, as the Dow & the S&P 500 marked six consecutive gains for the month of April.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook     Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    A look at the top business stories this week, and which stock picks the pros are recommending, including blue-chip plays, silver & more, with CNBC's JeeYeon Park.

  • In the Money Now     Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    Two tech titans fall after RIM and Microsoft offer warning shots for investors. Can anything save RIM? And how to turn RIM's pain into your gain using options, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • Investing in Brazil     Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 4:33 PM ET

    A wide ranging conversation with CNBC'S Maria Bartiromo and Arminio Fraga, BM&FBovespa chairman, discussing Brazil's booming economy; the effect on its stock exchange, and future growth plans.

  • Analysts Keep Revising Earnings Estimates Upward Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 4:32 PM ET

    With earnings season more than half over, what's the pace of earnings revisions? Are analysts increasing or decreasing earnings estimates? This is an issue, because many strategists have been revising downward growth expectations for the U.S. economy.

  • Talking Numbers: Time to Think Big?     Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 4:16 PM ET

    A strategy for investors to reduce risk by seeking out big cap stocks, with Russ Koesterich, BlackRock's iShares Group.

  • Market Ga-Ga     Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 4:08 PM ET

    A look at historic earnings and stocks, and where investors can make the best sector plays, with David Doll, Sequent Asset Management and John Lynch, Wells Fargo Funds Management Group

  • Has Microsoft Squandered Money on Share Buybacks? Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 3:59 PM ET

    Unless you live in a cave, you should know by now that Microsoft is one of the richest of all companies, with $50 billion in cash. A good deal of it has been spent on stock buybacks, which leads to an even bigger question: Whether it’s being squandered on those buybacks?

  • Stocks on Track for Best Gains in 5 Weeks Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 3:58 PM ET

    Stocks gained modestly on Friday, remaining on pace to end the week with the best results in five weeks even amid lukewarm economic news.