Investment Strategy


  • This Retailer May Rally in Next 2 Weeks Monday, 5 Oct 2009 | 8:02 AM ET

    One big investor apparently thinks that JCPenney may rally in the next two weeks and is using options to leverage the move.

  • Futures Higher; Brocade, BofA Post Gains Monday, 5 Oct 2009 | 7:46 AM ET

    US stock index futures pointed higher Monday after two tough weeks for Wall Street.

  • Back to the Multi-Year Bear Market Next Week Monday, 5 Oct 2009 | 7:11 AM ET

    The stock market will likely return to its multi-year bear pattern on Oct. 16 after have a key reversal day late last month, Richard Suttmeier, chief market strategist at Valuenigine.com, said on CNBC Monday.

  • Yoshikami: Take a Tip from GE and Shake Things Up Sunday, 4 Oct 2009 | 7:39 PM ET

    General Electric is an example of a company making changes based on a dramatic shift in the environment.

  • Stocks Fall for 2nd Week; Jobs Report Disappoints Friday, 2 Oct 2009 | 7:32 PM ET

    Stocks ended lower Friday as a dismal jobs report capped a string of disappointing economic reports this week, which cast doubt on the recovery. It was the market's second straight down week in which stocks have lost more than 3 percent.

  • A New York Stock Exchange trader.

    Uneven economic news is spooking stocks this October, but third quarter earnings could be one factor that helps keep the market's 7-month rally intact.

  • Rio Rising: 2016!!! Friday, 2 Oct 2009 | 4:58 PM ET
    Rio olympic city

    Brazil wins another vote of confidence today when Rio de Janeiro was selected as the host city for the 2016 Olympic Games.

  • Wait 5 Years Before Jobs Fully Return: Strategist Friday, 2 Oct 2009 | 4:46 PM ET

    Stocks traded lower on Friday after disappointing economic reports. Should investors brace themselves for further bad news or should they stay optimistic? David Kelly, chief market strategist at JPMorgan Funds shared his market insights.

  • Pepsi Options Boil After Earnings Forecast Friday, 2 Oct 2009 | 3:58 PM ET

    Bullish traders are lapping up options in PepsiCo after Deutsche Bank raised its earnings forecast for the beverage company. Call volume surged almost 700 percent.

  • What The Chart Expert Says Friday, 2 Oct 2009 | 3:53 PM ET
    October Performance

    It's time for our weekly chat with Chart expert Jordan Kotick, Global Head of Technical Analysis with Barclays Capital.

  • Stocks struggled for the second consecutive day this quarter as investors remained worried about the recovery in the wake of some disappointing economic reports. Vinny Catalano, global investment strategist at Blue Marble Research and Jordan Kimmel, market strategist at National Securities told investors how they should be preparing.

  • Stocks Try to Push Higher as Dollar Retreats Friday, 2 Oct 2009 | 1:52 PM ET

    Stocks tried to push higher Friday as the dollar's retreat helped the market but investors remained worried about the recovery in the wake of some disappointing economic reports.

  • Prep Your Portfolio for Next Week Friday, 2 Oct 2009 | 12:41 PM ET

    Dennis Wassung, portfolio manager at Cabot Money Management and Robert Pavlik, chief market strategist at Banyan Partners shared their insights on where to invest in a low volume environment and what investors should be watching for next week.

  • Investors who capitalized on the market's amazing six-month run are now going to want to find a way to protect their profits.

  • Bank Stocks: Strategist Picks 2 Winners Friday, 2 Oct 2009 | 11:31 AM ET

    Financials have been one of the best performers in the third quarter, but what lies ahead for bank stocks in the fourth quarter? Anton Schutz, president of Mendon Capital, shared his sector views.

  • 7-Eleven Fighting Fees Friday, 2 Oct 2009 | 11:03 AM ET

    On Wednesday, the convenience store chain delivered a petition to Capitol Hill Wednesday with nearly 1.7 million signatures on it, urging Congress to pass legislation from stopping credit cards in charging 'excessive transaction fees.'

  • Stocks opened lower Friday after a report showed job losses were far worse than expected in September. Is this the beginning of a market correction? David Spika, VP and investment strategist at WHG Funds and Michael Yoshikami, president and chief investment strategist at YCMNET Advisors and CNBC contributor shared their insights.

  • Thank You Dollar! Friday, 2 Oct 2009 | 10:49 AM ET

    The Dow and the S&P 500 briefly went positive on dollar weakness. The Dow recovered quickly from its modest losses at the open (down 70), led by commodity and financials.

  • Stocks Slide After Dismal Economic News Friday, 2 Oct 2009 | 10:03 AM ET

    Stocks opened lower Friday after disappointing reports on jobs and manufacturing.

  • Bill Gross

    Policy makers are likely to continue backing a weak dollar until the economy shows substantial improvement, Pimco's Bill Gross told CNBC.