Investment Strategy


  • Art Cashin: A Nagging Question in Greece Bailout Thursday, 11 Feb 2010 | 12:39 PM ET

    European leaders at Thursday's EU meeting in Brussels vowed to help Greece survive its mounting debt crisis. How will markets digest the news? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his stock-market insights.

  • Stocks Struggle as Banks Take a Hit Thursday, 11 Feb 2010 | 10:50 AM ET

    Stocks opened lower Thursday as investors shrugged off an encouraging jobless report and news of a bailout for Greece. Financials took a hit, with JPMorgan leading the Dow's decline, as investors worry that debt problems in Europe could spread

  • My Tips for Simple Investing: 'Loser's Game' Author Thursday, 11 Feb 2010 | 10:35 AM ET

    Investing—usually made complicated—can be made really simple, said Charles Ellis, author of The Elements of Investing & Winning the Loser’s Game. He shared his best investment strategies.

  • Pisani: Greece Faces German Discipline Thursday, 11 Feb 2010 | 10:22 AM ET

    The EC president declared that "there is an accord" on Greece; this will be discussed next week by the European Union finance ministers. The Germans have dropped all sorts of hints that there will be a price to pay. And: A pass for February? Get ready for economists to discount lousy economic news, due to the snow storms. And this time they may have a point.

  • Futures Add to Gains on Greece, Jobs News Thursday, 11 Feb 2010 | 8:39 AM ET

    Stock futures, already in positive territory on an apparent deal to rescue Greece, added to gains on good news from the labor market.

  • Why Are Options Bullish on This Restaurant Chain? Thursday, 11 Feb 2010 | 7:55 AM ET

    P.F. Chang's China Bistro hit a 52-week high yesterday and attracted some bullish option trading ahead of its earnings report next week.

  • Market Tips: Keep to Shorter-Term Bonds Thursday, 11 Feb 2010 | 5:36 AM ET

    Global stocks rose on Thursday, hitting a one-week high, as investors looked to European Union leaders to lay the foundations for a financial rescue of Greece at a summit in Brussels, Belgium.

  • CapitaLand Net Profit Up 11-Fold, Outlook Bullish Thursday, 11 Feb 2010 | 1:39 AM ET

    Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings plans to set up a new multi-billion dollar investment firm that will invest in wide range of assets, sources briefed on the plans said on Wednesday.

  • Look Ahead: Wall Street Hopes for Progress on Greece Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 9:07 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    At the very least, markets are betting on progress Thursday in the European Union's efforts to help Greece through its fiscal crisis.

  • Stocks End Lower as Traders Mull Fed Plan Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 5:35 PM ET

    Stocks struggled — and lost — Wednesday as traders mulled a possible bailout of Greece and the Fed's exit strategy after comments from Bernanke.

  • Dow Can Reach 11,000 in Next Few Months: Market Pro Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 2:48 PM ET

    Stocks erased their losses on Wednesday as traders digested Bernanke’s Fed exit strategy proposal. Are the markets still headed for a full-blown correction? Mike Rubino, president of Rubino Financial and Scott Bileadeau, managing director of small and mid-cap growth strategies at Fifth Third Asset Management shared their market outlooks.

  • Talking Technicals Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 2:07 PM ET

    Our resident chart expert, Jordan Kotick, Global Head of Technical Analysis at Barclays Capital is stuck at home in Princeton, New Jersey with over a foot of snow. But that doesn’t stop him from studying the charts.

  • Fed Exit Plans Get 'High Marks': Fixed-Income Strategist Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 12:35 PM ET

    Ben Bernanke said the Fed could begin pulling back stimulus by removing some cash from the financial system and then raising interest rates. What does this mean for markets? Joseph Balestrino, senior VP and fixed income market strategist at Federated Investors, discussed his insights.

  • Dow to Dip Near 8300-8400 Soon: Chief Investor Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 12:21 PM ET

    Stocks fell further on Wednesday after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke outlined the Fed's exit strategy for its unprecedented economic stimulus measures. How should investors be positioned? Frank Holmes, CEO and CIO of U.S. Global Investors and John Lekas, CEO and portfolio manager at Leader Capital shared their insights.

  • Stocks Slide as Bernanke Outlines Exit Strategy Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 12:07 PM ET

    Stocks slipped further into the red Wednesday after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke outlined in prepared testimony the Fed's exit strategy for its unprecedented economic stimulus measures.

  • 10% Market Rally This Spring: Investment Strategist Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 11:09 AM ET

    Stocks traded lower on Wendesday after a flat open. Is the pullback an opportunity for investors to get into the market? Paul Schatz, president at Heritage Capital, shared his insights.

  • Trader Talk: Bearish on Greece Bailout & Commodities Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 10:50 AM ET

    Stocks continue to be tethered to the outcome of a potential Greece rescue plan. Futures were up modestly, with European banks leading the way. However, shortly before 8am ET, futures lost most of their gains as a Reuters headline cited comments from a German government official that no decision on aid has been made, nor is one pending.

  • Futures Pare Gains After Trade Report Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 9:19 AM ET

    Futures were pointing to a higher open Wednesday but pared gains after a report showed the US trade gap widened more than expected.

  • Opportunities in Greece, Spain: Portfolio Manager Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 8:44 AM ET

    It is certainly time to watch out for investment opportunities in Greece, Kingsley Jones, international portfolio manager at Macquarie Funds Management Group, told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • Media Firm Sees 'Institution-Sized' Call Buying Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 7:50 AM ET

    Virgin Media saw institution-sized call buying late yesterday after a rival TV company ended a long-standing legal dispute.