Investment Strategy


  • NYSE Shareholder Meeting May Be a Shootout Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 4:45 PM ET

    Obviously, NYSE CEO Duncan Niederauer will make his case for the Deutsche Boerse deal and likely provide more color on merger synergy and cost savings, but some believe the two will attempt to make some further sweetener to entice shareholders. Which begs the biggest question: why has DB not raised its bid?

  • DOJ Seeks Additional Info from Nasdaq on NYSE Bid Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 4:11 PM ET

    It didn’t take long for the Department of Justice to issue a second request to Nasdaq and Intercontinental Exchange seeking additional information as it scrutinizes its bid for the NYSE.

  • Market Ga-Ga     Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 4:05 PM ET

    Insight on the outlook for this earnings season, with Robert Froehlich, The Hartford, and Hank Smith, Haverford Investments.

  • Stocks Trade Mixed Ahead of Earnings Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 3:54 PM ET

    Stocks continued to trade narrowly mixed in a quiet session with techs offering one of the few bright spots as investors awaited a slew of major earnings and news of the Federal Reserve's intentions regarding monetary policy later this week.

  • Riding the Silver Rally     Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 3:52 PM ET

    Silver prices are sky high, but investors may still be able to make a play. Zachary Karabell, River Twice Research president with a momentum trade.

  • A Golden Opporutnity     Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 3:34 PM ET

    Gold prices soared today, hitting a record high in today's trading. But could this precious metal reach $5,000 an ounce in the next few years? Rob McEwen, US Gold Corp. CEO with his forecast.

  • Earnings Central: Q1 Scorecard     Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 3:25 PM ET

    CNBC'S Scott Wapner with a preview of this week's earnings calendar and the overall profit picture so far.

  • So Goes Silver     Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 3:24 PM ET

    Silver was on the rise again today. A look at what is pushing this precious commodity higher, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Stop Trading: Jim Cramer     Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 2:32 PM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer with a list of stocks he has in his crosshairs.

  • Trading Bernanke's Speech     Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 2:06 PM ET

    Stock picks, and insight on Fed chairman, Bernanke's upcoming speech, with Keith Goddard, Capital Advisors, and Tim Holland,TAMRO Capital.

  • Wal-Mart's New Strategy     Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 1:42 PM ET

    Wal-Mart has been struggling in an economy where it should be shining, but now it's going after what may be it's real rival, Amazon, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Silver Posts Historic High Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 1:15 PM ET
    Silver bar and coins

    Silver traded to historic highs Monday, taking out the $49.45 an ounce that held for more than 30 years when the infamous Hunt brothers tried to corner the market.

  • Building a Brazilian Oil Platform Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 1:12 PM ET
    Since 2006, Brazil has been committed to energy self-sufficiency and with the discovery of vast oil fields over the last decade, the country has emerged as a major player in the world’s energy markets. Petrobras, the largest company in the Southern Hemisphere by market capitalization, is in prime position to explore Brazil’s vast reserves and is quickly building oil platforms to tap these resources. These new state-of-the-art platforms are multi-year, multi-billion-dollar projects that are speed

    What does it look like from inside these innovative Brazilian oil platforms? Click for a tour of the newest Petrobras platform under construction, P-56.

  • Earnings from Top to Bottom     Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 1:09 PM ET

    Discussing today's sluggish market, ahead of this week's earnings onslaught, with Jack Ablin, Harris Private Bank, and Steve Massocca, Wedbush Securities.

  • Morici: Gas Prices and the Blame Game Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 1:06 PM ET

    When gas prices spike, owing to Middle East turmoil or hurricanes, conspiracy theories abound about profiteering speculators. The truth is Americans are suffering from bad energy polices—politicians eager to sell pet projects and hoist blame onto others.

  • April Trading Volume May Be Weaker than March Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 12:59 PM ET

    According to KBW, average daily volume in cash equities in April is tracking 10 percent below March. Year-over-year, volume in Q2 so far is tracking 11 percent lower than Q2 last year.

  • Unstoppable Silver     Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 12:54 PM ET

    Is there anything that can stop silver's meteoric rise? The precious metal flirted near the $50 mark today. Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital weighs in.

  • What Banks Need to Kick-Start Rally: Strategist Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 12:49 PM ET

    While banks earnings have been decent this earnings season, there’s been no revenue or loan growth, according to Christopher Mutascio, managing director of Stifel Nicolaus.

  • No, No, Netflix     Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 12:43 PM ET

    Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities analyst, discusses his opinion that Netflix is a sell, in spite of the fact that the stock hit another high today. Pachter says the cost of content will continue to rise and, as a result, has placed an $80 price target on the stock.

  • Tech Sector 'Still Looks Very Strong': Stock Picker Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 12:39 PM ET

    Despite a 7 percent rally in the first quarter, the tech sector “still looks very strong,” according to Dan Morgan, vice president and portfolio manager of Synovus Securities.