Investment Strategy


  • Market Ga-Ga     Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 4:15 PM ET

    Patrick Whalen, AllianceBernstein global head of trading, and Vadim Zlotnikov, AllianceBernstein chief market strategist break down the action and themes investors should be following in the market.

  • Stocks Turn Higher Before Close; Tech Slips Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 3:55 PM ET

    Stocks took a brighter tone in the last hour of trading as the broader market gained, although banks and tech stocks remained lower. Coca Cola rose, while JPMorgan fell.

  • CEO Interview: Peter Kraus     Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 3:32 PM ET

    Peter Kraus, AllianceBernstein chairman & CEO discussing Goldman Sachs and the direction he is taking his company, AllianceBernstein.

  • FM Final Call: The GoogleTrade     Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 3:20 PM ET

    Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities president, with a trade on Google before it releases its first quarter earnings report after the bell.

  • Markets Ga-Ga     Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 3:15 PM ET

    Are all the market headwinds driving the S&P toward a major correction? A look at where the market is headed, with Rick Bensignor, Dahlman Rose & Company, and Todd Schoenberger, LandColt Trading.

  • Alliance Bernstein on Cloud Trends     Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 3:05 PM ET

    Catherine Wood, AllianceBernstein, with a look at what she sees in future trends. Cloud computing, energy transformation, and Web 2.0 are among the "themes" she's currently watching.

  • Time for a Music Turnaround?     Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 2:40 PM ET

    David Kestenbaum, Morgan Joseph TriArtisan head of equity research, with his perspective on the future of the music industry. Recorded music is likely to continue its downward trend, he says, and the real opportunity is in live performances.

  • Lilly To Keep Buying Companies As Patents Expire Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 2:34 PM ET
    Eli Lilly

    Eli Lilly will continue to buy biopharma and animal health companies in order to grow after patents on some of its best-selling drugs expire, its chief executive said Thursday.

  • Why Buy Equities Now?     Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 1:10 PM ET

    With debt in Europe escalating, the end of QE-2 nearing, and an uncertain unemployment picture, is there any reason to buy stocks now? Bill Stone, PNC Wealth Management, and David Lefkowitz, UBS Wealth Management, lay out a strategy for investors.

  • Credit Card Firms to Continue Outperforming: Pro Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 1:07 PM ET

    As credit losses continue to decline, shares of credit card providers will continue to climb this year, said Bruce Harting, managing director of Barclays Capital. Harting was named the top consumer finance analyst by Institutional Investors’ 2010 All-America Research Team survey last October.

  • Bond Report     Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 1:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli with today's robust bond report. The auction for $13 billion in 30-year bonds turns out to be the best of the week. The yield is 4.531.

  • Word on the Street Now     Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    Chris Mutascio, Stifel Nicolaus financial analyst and the Fast Money Traders pull back the curtain on bank stocks.

  • Impact of QE on Bonds     Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 12:21 PM ET

    Discussing bond strategies that could pay off big, with Jeffrey Gundlach, DoubleLine Capital CEO.

  • Stocks Slump, Led by Banks; Kraft Gains Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 11:56 AM ET

    Stocks turned weaker again in the wake of disappointing economic news, and ahead of major earnings releases. JPMorgan and HP fell, while Kraft gained.

  • Options Market Saying Tyco Buyout's a Done Deal Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 11:37 AM ET

    Investors have pushed Tyco International shares up 15% over the past week amid reports that the company is in talks to be bought by French electrical engineering company Schneider Electric — chatter that Scheider has tried — in vain — to quash.

  • US Capitol Building with cash

    President Obama’s plan to balance the budget was a brilliant political speech—highlighting weakness in the Republican deficit reduction proposal drafted by Congressman Paul Ryan—but it offered little new or encouraging that would correct Washington’s troubled finances.

  • 12 Best Value Plays For Investors: Strategists Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 11:09 AM ET

    Investors should look for “reasonably valued stocks” that pay dividends and also have a growth catalyst, said Alan Gayle, senior investment strategist at RidgeWorth Capital Management.

  • Winners of the Internet 'Titanic Clash': Roger McNamee Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 10:59 AM ET

    Tech is a large part of the U.S. economy and it’s exciting to see changes going on in the hardware and Internet side, said Roger McNamee, co-founder of Elevation Partners.

  • MDT: Life Support or Opportunity?     Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 10:37 AM ET

    Discussing whether Medtronic is still an investable stock, with Mike Weinstein, JP Morgan managing director, Healthcare, and CNBC's Herb Greenberg.

  • 3 Winners 6 Months Later     Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 10:17 AM ET

    Bruce Harting, Barclays Capital, provides his outlook and three stock picks for the next six months.