Investment Strategy


  • Six in 60

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

  • The Stocks to Watch Next Week     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 10:53 AM ET

    Investment strategies to prep your portfolio with for next week, with Steve Massocca, Wedbush Securities; Scott Wren, Wells Fargo Advisors, and Steven Charest, Divine Capital Markets.

  • Market Driven By Yield Demand?     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 10:42 AM ET

    Discussing what needs to be done to get investors off the sidelines, with Peter Yastrow, Yastrow Origer and Bill McVail, Turner Investment Partners.

  • Put Options: CNBC Explains Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 10:38 AM ET

    Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains put options, which are contracts you purchase if you think a stock will go down in the near future.

  • Trader Pens Market Outlook—With Dinner in Mind Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 10:32 AM ET

    Long-time NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari delivers his stream-of-conscious thoughts about the Fed, the economy and the markets to customers each morning, along with his recipe-of-the-day.

  • LinkedIn: The Options Play Now Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 10:22 AM ET

    Even the most bullish of prospective buyers have become wary of the name. But rather than an outright purchase of shares, this provides a classic example of a situation where options can provide a better risk/reward proposition.

  • Wal-Mart's $15B Share Buyback     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 9:39 AM ET

    Wal-Mart will partake in a $15B share buyback program, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Futures Sink After Disappointing Jobs News Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 9:25 AM ET

    Stock index futures tumbled after news that job growth in May was far less than estimates that had been revised down already.

  • Insider Buying Signals Bullish Market     Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 9:20 AM ET

    Insight on what executives are doing with their money and how investors can profit, with Jonathan Moreland, InsiderInsights.com director of research.

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

  • World's Biggest Aluminum Maker Sees Price at $2,700 Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 4:56 AM ET

    Aluminum will average $2,700 per ton for the year, the deputy chief executive of Rusal, the world’s largest aluminum company, told CNBC in an interview Friday.

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    Markets are heading back to the "bad old days of 2010", with investors trading off headlines, rather than fundamentals and correlations between asset classes strengthening, according to research by ConvergEx.

  • Bond Vigilantes Wrong on US Debt: Economist Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 2:05 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    Investors like PIMCO’s Bill Gross predict the rally in Treasurys will have to come to an end sooner rather than later, but one economist predicts the yield on the 10 year bond will hit 2.5 percent.

  • Big Tobacco Still Smoking, but For How Long? Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 2:04 AM ET

    Tobacco companies have long been the defensive stock of choice for investors, offering strong dividends and generating large amounts of cash. But as austerity packages bite and household budgets are squeezed, some analysts have questioned the continued health of the sector.

  • The economy's shift into low gear likely made for a worrisome decline in job growth in May.Economists forecast nearly 100,000 fewer jobs were added in May than in April, which had job growth of 244,000.

  • Investor Alert: More Fed Stimulus Coming? Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 7:59 PM ET
    United States Federal Reserve

    One reason the U.S. may continue to be an attractive investment market is its monetary policy. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Goldman Sachs Subpoenaed     Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 7:15 PM ET

    The subpoena is seeking information related to the recent report by the U.S. Senate on the firm's dealings before the financial crisis. Insight with John Carney, CNBC.com; Thomas Ajamie, securities law attorney, and Andrew Ross Sorkin, The New York Times.

  • Bad News Bears Right About Economy?     Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 7:11 PM ET

    Are the panic-peddling prognosticators on the money? Or are they missing the mark? Insight with Thomas Belesis, John Thomas Financial; Kim Caughey Forrest, Fort Pitt Capital Group, and Jim LaCamp, Macro Portfolio Advisors.

  • Lightning Round     Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 6:40 PM ET

    You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.

  • Mad Money, June 2, 2011     Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.