Investment Strategy


  • Retailers Fall on Profit Outlook     Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 12:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Fast Money traders and David Hightower, The Hightower Report, weigh in on AIG's re-IPO; retailer outllook, silvers' uptick, and trades you may want to play today.

  • Profiting (Legally) From Cyber Insecurity Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 12:25 PM ET

    No one wants to see the hackers who prey on cyber security flaws profit from their actions. But given the widespread nature of the threat, investors have an opportunity to capitalize on a sector that’s only growing in importance.

  • How Markets Perform Before and After Memorial Day Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 12:19 PM ET
    Wall Street

    This weekend marks the unofficial beginning of summer, and CNBC.com looked at how the stock market has historically performed leading up to Memorial Day and the months that follow.

  • Stocks Gain, Led by Materials, Energy Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 11:59 AM ET

    Stocks gained despite further evidence of weakening in the nation's manufacturing sector and continuing concerns over the euro zone debt crisis.

  • Where to Put Your Money     Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 11:44 AM ET

    Insight on where the markets are headed, with Jim Paulsen, Wells Capital Management; Mike Holland, Holland & Company, and Channing Smith, Capital Advisors Growth Fund.

  • Forget AIG, Weep for Citi Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 10:11 AM ET

    The S&P is at its lowest level this month, but even with that poor showing we are still only 3.5 percent from the multiyear highs we hit at the end of April.

  • Widely Held Stocks to Own     Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 9:35 AM ET

    Some large cap picks for the day, with Ted Parrish, Henssler Equity Fund, and Michael Church, Addison Capital.

  • Pre-Market Buzz     Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 9:24 AM ET

    A check on the markets before the opening bell, with Phil Dow, RBC Wealth Management.

  • Futures Remain Lower After Durable Goods Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 9:22 AM ET

    Stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street on Wednesday as concerns over the euro zone debt crisis and fears of a Greek default in particular weighed on sentiment.

  • Faber Report: Subprime Market Down     Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 9:18 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber takes a look at declining values in the U.S. subprime market.

  • Summer Doldrums Ahead?     Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 8:06 AM ET

    The manufacturing sector has seen a lot of strength and will lead the economy in the next few years, regardless of what durable goods data tell us, says David Bianco, Bank of America Merrill Lynch. With Alison Deans, Varick Asset Management.

  • Gas Prices: Summer Slide or Surge?     Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 7:47 AM ET

    A forecast of where gas prices are headed between now and July 4th, with Joe Petrowski, Gulf Oil CEO.

  • What's On: AIG, Big Oil and Summer Movie Season Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 7:38 AM ET

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

  • Where to Bet on the Markets     Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 6:36 AM ET

    The Dow has been down for three days. Is this a case of Summer doldrums or will the bulls re-appear? Insight with Matt Zeman, Kingsview Financial.

  • Violence Cost World Economy $8.1 Trillion: Research Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 4:09 AM ET
    Libyans shout slogans against Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi while holding a cartoon depicting Kadhafi being hit with a hammer symbolising 'the people's will'.

    The lack of world peace affects the economy by trapping productivity and removing vital resources, according to an international research institute which also put the cost of global violence at $8.1 trillion last year.

  • How Long Before Greek People Demand Default? Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 1:39 AM ET

    The Greek government is unsurprisingly unable to find consensus on new, even stronger austerity measures aimed meeting the terms of its bailout by the European Union and the International Monetary Fund.

  • Greek Assets Could Go to 'Fund of Experts' Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 11:58 PM ET

    European leaders are pushing to impose measures that would ensure the Greek government lives up to its promise to deliver €50 billion ($70 billion) in privatization proceeds, amid skepticism that Athens can carry out the sell-offs reports the FT.

  • Five Things to Watch: AIG's Return and More Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 9:08 PM ET

    Tornadoes ravage the midwest, hedge fund big-wigs talk their books and AIG's secondary offering makes the grade. Here's what we're watching…

  • NYSE Traders

    Stocks could continue to trade sluggishly Wednesday, but traders are watching the durable goods orders report expected tomorrow as a potential source of volatility.

  • Did Goldman Sachs Save Bulls?     Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    News that Goldman Sachs raised its forecast on oil prices and other commodities lifted commodities across the board, with Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Mgmt., and Larry Glazer, MayFlower Advisors.