Investment Strategy


  • Western Economies Face Hyperinflation: Gold Bull Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 8:09 AM ET

    The decline of the Western economic model will bring about hyperinflation and decades of painful readjustment, Egon von Greyerz, founder of gold investment intermediary Goldswitzerland.com told CNBC Thursday.

  • Analyst Watch: Market Is Undervalued, No Double Dip Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 8:00 AM ET

    Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Thursday.

  • Do Americans Pay Too Much in Taxes? Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 7:34 AM ET

    Share your opinion in today's poll.

  • Trading On the Nasdaq? Prepare to Be Fried: Chartist Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 5:27 AM ET

    Investors betting on the tech replacement cycle should "prepare to be fried", warned chartist Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com.

  • Several economic reports could break the quiet trading mood Thursday, including weekly jobless claims—which have moved stubbornly higher for the past two weeks—the Philadelphia Fed survey, and leading indicators.

  • Booming Brazil Is Like the 'US in the 1950s': Sam Zell Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 6:16 PM ET

    Brazil is booming and brimming with business opportunities—“it’s US 1950”—billionaire businessman Sam Zell told CNBC Wednesday. He said if Brazil continues on the same course, he predicts it will be one of the top two countries for growth worldwide.

  • CC Sabathia & NY Yankees Visit NYSE for Charity Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 6:16 PM ET
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    It’s H-O-P-E week 2010, a New York Yankees initiative that stands for Helping Others Persevere and Excel. Each day this week, the Yankees will reach out to an individual, family or organization worthy of recognition and support. The Bronx Bombers stopped by downtown Manhattan at the NYSE on Wednesday.

  • Stocks Lose Steam but End Up; Energy Slips Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 4:46 PM ET
  • Invest in Muni Bonds Carefully: Vanguard Manager Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 4:05 PM ET

    Investing in municipal bonds, or munis, has plusses and minuses, a Vanguard manager told CNBC Wednesday, but overall he recommends putting money in select ones.

  • Stocks Gain Before Close; Home Depot Rises Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 3:53 PM ET

    Stocks were higher heading into the close Wednesday in thin trading Wednesday as investors shrugged off tepid reports from retailers.  Exxon fell.

  • Privacy Battle Pits Lawmakers Against Tech Companies Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 3:39 PM ET
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    The political consensus is forming in Washington around greater regulation of online advertising to protect consumer privacy. The twin goals are more consumer awareness of behavioral tracking and more “user friendly” out-out standards.

  • 4 Winning Dividend Stock Plays: Chief Investor Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 1:27 PM ET

    Stocks were mixed Wednesday, following a mixed batch of earnings reports. Doug MacKay, president and CIO of Broadleaf Partners, and Mike Holland, chairman of Holland & Company, discussed their best plays.

  • Art Cashin: Refi Spike Creating 'Bullish Buzz' Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 12:43 PM ET

    U.S. mortgage applications jumped last week as rock-bottom rates lifted demand for home refinancing loans to its highest level in 15 months, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, discussed his insights.

  • Stocks Pare Losses; Exxon, Chevron Fall Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 11:54 AM ET

    Stocks pared losses Wednesday, with tech-heavy Nasdaq and the S&P 500 up slightly, after a mixed batch of earnings releases, and a day after a strong rally. Exxon, Chevron fell.

  • Find 'Real Blue Chip Value' Here: Portfolio Manager Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 10:45 AM ET

    Stocks slipped Wednesday after Tuesday saw strong results for the major averages. What should investors expect going forward? Stuart Freeman, chief equity strategist at Wells Fargo Advisors, and Barbara Marcin, portfolio manager at Gabelli Blue Chip Value Fund, shared their insights.

  • Dow Opens Lower After Rallying Tuesday Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 9:33 AM ET

    The Dow opened lower at the open after a day of strong results for the major averages, and ahead of a day light on economic news.

  • With the summer near its close, we took the opportunity on yesterday's show to grade each of the three and gauge their effect on the market.

  • Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Wednesday.

  • What's On: The Future of RIM, Hotel Stocks on the Rise Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 8:06 AM ET

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

  • Research in Motion: Buy, Sell or Hold? Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 8:04 AM ET

    What's your call on the BlackBerry maker's stock? Share your opinion.