Investment Strategy


  • Is a Broker Really Necessary?     Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 10:48 AM ET

    Robert Pozen, MFS Investments, Jon Najarian, Optionmonster.com, and CNBC's Herb Greenberg discuss whether investors are turning to brokers or are accepting the fact that they may be better off on their own, particularly when it comes to things like options. Will the average investor even get to speak directly to his broker?

  • Quality, great visibility, good returns and phenomenal cash flow are things that investors look for when investing in large-cap consumer staples, said John Faucher, senior analyst at JPMorgan.

  • The market just posted the best results in more than a decade. Could the good times possibly continue? In a word, yes—say those who look at history as a guide.

  • The Google Outlook     Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 9:55 AM ET

    Discussing whether Larry Page taking over for Google CEO Eric Schmidt will negatively impact the company, and if the stock is a candidate for a split, with Jason Helfstein, Oppenheimer & Co.

  • Home Repairs After Winter     Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 9:44 AM ET

    Jim Lucas, Janney Montgomery Scott, discusses homeowners' need to clean up and repair their homes following this year's extraordinarily harsh winter, and he says that will benefit a number of companies.

  • ETF Extra     Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 9:37 AM ET

    Finding value in ETFs, with Oliver Pursche, Gary Goldberg Financial Services, and Richard Cobb, Bryn Mawr Trust. Both remain confident in the markets upward climb, in spite of the recent volatility.

  • Futures Slightly Up; Central Banks in Focus Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 9:21 AM ET

    Stock index futures rose slightly ahead of the open Monday as investors waited for direction from Federal Reserve speakers at the start of a week which will see central bank policy decisions take center stage.

  • Market Buzz     Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 9:20 AM ET

    Using volatility to gain a longer-term perspective, including an analysis of Treasurys and equities, with Bryan Piskorowski, Wachovia Securities,Wells Fargo Advisors. In short, the markets are going higher.

  • Commodities Still Lead Stocks Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 9:12 AM ET

    precious and base metals, as well as energy commodities advance, bringing commodity stocks with them...most global bourses are higher. And they are still looking to hook up...

  • The Street Technician     Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 9:00 AM ET

    Markets going up is bullish, but markets being led up by small caps is extremely bullish, says Ryan Detrick, chief technical strategist, Schaeffer's Investment Research.

  • The Day's Markets     Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 8:38 AM ET

    Analysis of what's likely to happen in the markets today, with Scott Nations, NationsShares. Nations also discusses the price of oil and the potential market impact of the budget discussions in Washington.

  • Bogle, Master of the Market     Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 8:20 AM ET

    Vanguard founder and former CEO John Bogle discusses his thoughts on the markets as well as his mantras, including press on regardless of whether times are good or bad. He also believes the market is fairly expensive right now, and that both parties in Washington have to get together to deal with the deficit.

  • Doll & Fisher, Masters of the Market     Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 8:00 AM ET

    Robert Doll, chief equity strategist, BlackRock, and Peter Fisher, global head of fixed income, BlackRock, discuss the economy and their investment philosophy: closely managing equity risk, being very selective in fixed income, and knowing where the opportunities are in muni bonds.

  • Stocks Are Good Bet as Inflation Looms: Mobius Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 7:36 AM ET

    Stocks are the safest place to be as inflation fears mount, Mark Mobius, Chairman, Templeton Emerging Markets Group, told CNBC Monday.

  • Monday Morning Markets     Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 7:20 AM ET

    A look at stocks, commodities and bonds for the week and the long term, with Arjan Lightenberg, sr. market strategist, International Futures Group. And a discussion about how the US would react to the ECB raising rates.

  • Baron, Master of the Market     Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 7:00 AM ET

    Ron Baron, Chairman & CEO, Baron Capital, says invest in people, not just buildings. He's a very company-specific investor, and believes it's important to pay attention to the people running those companies.

  • Mobius, Master of the Market     Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 6:18 AM ET

    Mark Mobius, executive chairman, Templeton Emerging Markets Group, discusses companies around the world and the choices for investors. He also discusses his investing philosophy, which includes humility, the love of study and the willingness to work hard.

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

  • Five Things We're Watching: April 4, 2011 Sunday, 3 Apr 2011 | 9:08 PM ET
    Unit 4 at Fukushima nuclear power plant shown on March 16, 2011.

    No signs of agreement on the Federal budget, Southwest managing safety concerns, and Japan still wrestling with its troubled reactors. Here's what we're watching...

  • Jobs Report: Wake Up for the Fed?     Friday, 1 Apr 2011 | 7:13 PM ET

    Is now the time for the Fed to start tightening? David Gilmore, Foreign Exchange Analytics and Jim LaCamp, Macroportfolio Advisors, weigh in.