Investment Strategy


  • Analyzing IPOs Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 7:43 PM ET

    Cramer teaches you how to dig down on companies that are coming public.

  • 3 Steps to Vetting IPOs Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 7:39 PM ET

    If a deal can’t pass Cramer’s test, then it’s not worth buying.

  • The ‘Inside Baseball’ on IPOs Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 7:37 PM ET

    Cramer explains the little-known mechanics of these popular deals.

  • Beating the Pros Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 7:33 PM ET

    Something incredibly simple can give you the edge on Wall Street vets.

  • Investing After the Crash Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 7:31 PM ET

    There’s a new way to manage your portfolio, Cramer says.

  • Week Ahead: Stocks Oversold, but Is Fear Overdone? Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 7:30 PM ET

    Friday's disappointing June jobs number was the latest in a series of downbeat economic reports that have some economists looking to downgrade their growth forecasts to even more sluggish levels.

  • Stocks Fall After Jobs Miss, Lose 4.5% for Week Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 6:15 PM ET

    Stocks skidded Friday after disappointing reports on jobs and factory orders, capping a dismal week in which the Dow lost 4.5 percent.

  • Dividend Stocks: Strategists Divided on Outlook Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 4:30 PM ET

    Michael Cuggino, president of Permanent Portfolio Funds, told CNBC on Friday he likes the higher yields of dividend paying stocks, and noted they offer many ways to earn a return. David Dietze, president of Point View Financial Services, strongly disagreed.

  • Financial Reform's Impact on Regional Banks Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 3:09 PM ET

    The removal of the barrier on paying interest on commercial demand deposits is going to be a big bottom-line negative for a wide number of institutions, according to H. Rodgin Cohen of Sullivan and Cromwell.

  • Warren Buffett

    Anytime a company becomes less of what it was, investors need to rethink how it's valued and why they own it. If nothing else, it's an important discussion point that takes nothing away from Berkshire or Warren Buffett.

  • Tale of Two Cities Struggling to Survive Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 2:36 PM ET

    As the cash-poor states across the US struggle to pay their bills, two cities within especially distressed states—California and Pennsylvania—are emblematic of just how tough closing budget gaps can be. Vallejo, Calif. is in bankruptcy and, across the country, Harrisburg, Pa., the state capital, is insolvent.

  • The Grass is Bluer on the Other Side Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 2:34 PM ET

    Republican Congressman and House Ways and Means Committee member Paul Ryan spoke with Maria Bartiromo yesterday about the current economic crisis, and spoke frankly about how he feels Washington is running the country.

  • Europe Closes at Day's Lows Despite Euro Rally Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 12:29 PM ET

    Markets are a bit weaker as Europe has closed essentially at the lows of the day, despite a second day of rally in the euro. There is lots of talk that the poor economic data in the US in the last two weeks now makes Europe a more attractive investment opportunity...

  • Stocks Slide After Jobs, Factory Reports Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 12:27 PM ET

    Stocks skidded Friday after disappointing reports on jobs and factory orders.

  • Stocks Slide as Factory Orders Decline Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 11:45 AM ET

    Stocks turned firmly lower Friday after a disappointing report on factory orders. The market had wobbled at the start as investors digested the June jobs report.

  • In Stock Picking, It's Man Versus Machine Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 11:07 AM ET

    One big question all investors should be asking: If the market has become its own self-fulfilling prophecy, can this possibly have a happy ending?

  • Six in 60 Seconds: BJ's, Cisco and More... Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 11:03 AM ET

    Today's six stocks worth watching.

  • Six 'Safe' Stocks to Buy Now Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 10:57 AM ET

    Stocks slid Friday on a weak factory order report, following Thursday's shaky start for the first day of the third quarter. Investors fearful of continuing volatility are searching for safe investments.

  • Crescenzi: The Flat Treasury Yield Curve Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 9:55 AM ET

    The flattening of the yield curve has been the worst kind, because it has been a “bull flattening,” which is a flattening that occurs amid a decline in market interest rates on both ends of the yield curve. In contrast, a “bear flattening” occurs amid an increase in market interest rates.

  • Weak Jobs Already Priced into Market? Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 9:54 AM ET

    June nonfarm payrolls posted a decline of 125,000 jobs, slightly higher than expected, with an unemployment rate of 9.5 percent. Private sector job growth up 83,000 was a bit below expectations. The stock market anticipated weaker numbers and trading all week reflected that sentiment. The market is trading at notably lower levels than two weeks ago.