Investment Strategy


  • 10 Reasons Why Markets Will Rebound: Pro Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 1:16 PM ET

    The sovereign debt crisis in Europe may be a silver lining in the U.S., said Jeffrey Kleintop, chief market strategist at LPL Financial. He explained why he believes the markets will rebound.

  • Tim Seymour: Best Ways to Invest in China Now Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 1:08 PM ET

    While investors are worried about the sovereign debt crisis in Europe, should they also be concerned about China? Tim Seymour, founder of Emergingmoney.com, discussed his insights.

  • American Businesses Hoping to Cash In On Cuba Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 1:03 PM ET
    The Cuban flag flying in Park Central in Havana.

    American industries of all kinds—from travel and telecom to construction and energy—would be poised to profit if the 52-year trade embargo with Cuba were lifted. Among the first businesses to cash in would be those involved with tourism, most experts agree.

  • Bargains Sought as Market Rally Resumes Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 12:23 PM ET

    Stocks were off their sessions high, pulling back after European markets closed but still positive after enduring days of whipsaw trading.

  • Farrell: The Terrifying and Ugly Truth About Corrections Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 12:18 PM ET

    Nobody knows the trouble I have seen.... With almost 40 years of experience you think I would be calmer when market turmoil hits. But I guess it's part of the human condition to forget the pain and remember the good times.

  • Can US Market Hold Gains Today? Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 11:59 AM ET

    That's the big question on the minds of traders today, who have rightfully become suspicious of rallies — like the one yesterday — when there is no follow-through.

  • Want to Become a US Citizen? Money Talks Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 11:59 AM ET

    A little known program allows foreigners to invest in U.S. businesses and create jobs in exchange for a green card. Think of it as "immigration through investment". Foreigners can apply for it by proving they'll pour $1 million into a U.S. company.

  • Morici: Who Needs The Euro Anyway? Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 11:47 AM ET
    Euro coins

    Once upon a time, the European Economic Community-remember that quaint post-World War II institution-thrived without a single currency. A larger European Union can again, but it needs to jettison the fantasy that the benefits of capitalism can be accomplished without adequate incentives to work hard and invest.

  • Farr: This Could Get Uglier Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 11:28 AM ET

    Europe's travails can and should be teaching us something: Do not wait until it is too late to get your fiscal house in order.

  • Art Cashin: The S&P's 'Critical' Resistance Points Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 11:06 AM ET

    Stocks saw a turnaround on Wednesday as the Dow jumped almost 100 points in the first half-hour of trading, following a number of volatile sessions. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his market outlook.

  • More Cities on Brink of Bankruptcy Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 11:01 AM ET
    Harrisburg, PA

    The chance of a bankruptcy filing by the Pennsylvania capital of Harrisburg looms large these days—and it could be just the tip of the iceberg. Some on Wall Street expect more to come this year—as many at 10 municipal bankruptcies.

  • Yoshikami: 6 Correction Survival Points Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 10:59 AM ET

    With a market correction well underway, it makes sense to analyze how you are making investment decisions as the risk trade unravels. There are lessons to be learned even in today’s unsettled market

  • Go Overweight US Stocks: Asia Strategist Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 10:44 AM ET

    Stocks climbed on Wednesday, following a succession of whipsaw trading days. Does this signal an end to the correction? Pierre Gave, head of Asia research at GaveKal Holdings, shared his insights.

  • Bearish Signs in Financial Newsletters Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 10:05 AM ET

    With the euro relatively stable against the dollar and the yen (though weaker late in the morning), most European indices are up 2 to 3 percent. This may be partly due to comments from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, which raised its growth forecast for this year and 2011.

  • Futures Higher as Late Surge Spills Over Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 8:03 AM ET

    Stock-index futures pointed to a somewhat positive open on Wednesday, with global stocks rallying on Tuesday late-session rally on Wall Street.

  • Stocks Could Now Rise 10%: Charts Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 6:51 AM ET

    A 10 percent rise for the FTSE-100 index and Dow Jones Industrial Average looks possible, according to technical charts, Chris Zwermann, global strategist at Zwermann Financial, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Capital Group Tops Buy-Side Survey Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 6:15 AM ET

    Privately held investment company The Capital Group received the most nods in a survey ranking the best buy-side professionals in Europe.

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    Traders fret the only thing that will halt the volatile selling in risk assets is a clear solution to Europe's sovereign debt crisis, and that seems elusive.

  • ETFs: More Trouble for Europe Markets? Tuesday, 25 May 2010 | 6:03 PM ET

    As noted earlier, weakness in overseas indices has translated to steep declines in international ETFs. Disconcerting to investors in European stocks, though, is how much of the 2009 gains have been lost during the past 6-7 months. Many of the broad-based Europe ETFs have now lost over half of the gains accrued from its March 2009 lows to October/November 2009 highs.

  • A report showed that housing prices fell in March, despite hopes that the government tax credit would help lift the market. Can investors still profit from the weak housing market? Buck Horne, housing analyst at Raymond James, and Michael Cuggino, president and portfolio manager of Permanent Portfolio Funds, discussed their sector outlooks.