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Investment Strategy


  • ETF vs. Mutual Fund Flows: Why the Divergence? Thursday, 7 Oct 2010 | 2:36 PM ET

    Another week of outflows from domestic equity mutual funds. But equity ETFs continue to see inflows. Here's why.

  • Strong Demand Expected for Gold ATM Machines Thursday, 7 Oct 2010 | 2:27 PM ET
    Demonstration of the gold dispensing ATM in Abu Dhabi.

    A commodities trader told CNBC Thursday that ATM machines that sell gold bars and coins, scheduled to be installed in the US by November, will become popular.

  • Traders Have Advantage Over Investors Now: Strategist Thursday, 7 Oct 2010 | 1:53 PM ET

    Should you be a trader or an investor in this type of volatile market? Scott Redler, chief strategist officer at T3live.com shared his insights.

  • Dow 11,000 Market Stats: 1999-2010 Thursday, 7 Oct 2010 | 12:51 PM ET

    Since the Dow first settled above 11,000 on May 3, 1999, it has closed above this milestone 27% of the time (780 out of the last 2,878 trading sessions, or 11+ years of trading). Here are some vital stats, including oil, gold, bonds and stocks the Dow dropped since 1999.

  • Recovery Is Intact—Invest Here: Stock Pickers Thursday, 7 Oct 2010 | 11:55 AM ET

    Stocks struggled to stay higher Thursday, as the Dow approached 11,000 for the first time since May. Sandy Lincoln, chief investment strategist at M&I Investment Management and Eugene Peroni, SVP and portfolio manager at Advisors Asset Management discussed their insights.

  • Pepsi Outlook: 'Reduced' vs. 'Tightening' Thursday, 7 Oct 2010 | 11:54 AM ET
    Pepsi cans

    The headline numbers for PepsiCo look solid. They met expectations on the bottom line with a profit of $1.22 per share, and revenue was better than estimates at $15.51 billion. But on the conference call, most of the analyst questions focused on the guidance.

  • Stocks to Watch: Amazon.com, Adobe and More ... Thursday, 7 Oct 2010 | 11:09 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Retail & Earnings: Winners, Losers — and Why Thursday, 7 Oct 2010 | 10:33 AM ET

    September same store sales are in, and the vast majority have to be pleasantly surprised... How surprised? Overall, September same store sales are up 2.7 percent, versus expectations of 2.3 percent, according to RetailMetrics.

  • Yoshikami: Zero Interest Rates For The US? Thursday, 7 Oct 2010 | 9:48 AM ET

    Japan is cutting interests rates to virtually zero. This means investments in Japanese debt are as good as putting your money under your mattress; the money will likely still be there but when you get your yen back, don't expect any rate of return. What could be worse, purchasing power is likely to be impacted even with minimal inflation. Japanese drama continues.

  • Yoshikami: Dow 11,000? The Sands Shift Yet Again Thursday, 7 Oct 2010 | 9:40 AM ET
    New York Stock Exchange

    With the Dow currently approaching 11,000, emotions are running high that the “good old days” are back. This sentiment is generally based on a perspective that if the market goes up, all is well with the underlying economy...well maybe not this time.

  • BoSox Fans Now Face the Curse of Soccer Thursday, 7 Oct 2010 | 9:31 AM ET

    How do you make a $100 million in soccer? Start with $1 billion. This joke was first told in the 1980s by the chairman of an English soccer club.

  • What's On: Investor Taste Test and Some Trend Spotting Thursday, 7 Oct 2010 | 8:01 AM ET

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

  • Have You Changed Your Investing Strategy? Thursday, 7 Oct 2010 | 7:50 AM ET

    Share your opinion in our poll.

  • F.T.C. Accuses Tax Relief Company of Empty Promises Thursday, 7 Oct 2010 | 7:30 AM ET

    In recent years, some 20,000 people have turned to American Tax Relief after seeing the company’s advertisements on television where actors portraying clients say the company reduced their back taxes , reports the New York Times.

  • Euro bills in hand

    The euro will keep rising and will likely end the year at up to $1.50, as the European Central Bank pursues a highly deflationary policy, despite buying euro-denominated bonds, economist Warren Mosler, founder and principal of broker/dealer AVM, told CNBC.com.

  • WaMu Bank Bondholders Settle for $335 Million Thursday, 7 Oct 2010 | 4:51 AM ET

    A group of Washington Mutual creditors have signed on to a settlement that pushes the bank's reorganization plan a step closer to approval.

  • Short-Term Trading’s Bad Rap Wednesday, 6 Oct 2010 | 7:38 PM ET

    And why Cramer endorses it regardless.

  • College Endowments Shift Investing Strategies Wednesday, 6 Oct 2010 | 4:52 PM ET

    Colleges consistently depend on using a certain percentage of there endowment money every year, but because of the near zero percent interest rate environment they find themselves having to rethink the way they invest.

  • Data Center Companies Weak Wednesday, 6 Oct 2010 | 1:56 PM ET

    No cloud computing problems here: Digital Realty Trust affirms full year and quarterly guidance.

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    Despite the recent run-up in stocks, Kyle Bass, managing partner of Hyman Capital, thinks other asset classes are better for investors.