Investment Strategy


  • This Bank Stock Has 'Lots of Risk': Securities Analyst Thursday, 20 Aug 2009 | 11:22 AM ET

    There’s a lot of risk that comes with Citigroup right now, said David Trone, securities industry analyst at Fox-Pitt, Kelton.

  • Stocks Hold Gains After Philly Fed Report Thursday, 20 Aug 2009 | 10:23 AM ET

    Stocks held onto gains Thursday after an encouraging report on manufacturing. Bank of America and JPMorgan led the Dow.

  • India Needs 'Infrastructure Binge' to Get More Cash Thursday, 20 Aug 2009 | 10:09 AM ET
    Taj Mahal, Agra, India

    India could become an investment magnet among emerging markets if economic reforms are put into effect and if the new coalition government finds way to fix the country's crumbling infrastructure, experts interviewed by CNBC said.

  • Morning Stock Report Thursday, 20 Aug 2009 | 9:43 AM ET

    Chinese stocks rallied 4.5 percent overnight; other Asian markets also rebounded, but volume was seasonlly light.

  • Futures Surrender Gains Following Jobs News Thursday, 20 Aug 2009 | 8:44 AM ET

    Wall Street was posed for a higher open Thursday as global markets rallied and the bulls continue to stave off any appetite for a correction.

  • Shanghai Slump Fear is Overblown: Strategist Thursday, 20 Aug 2009 | 8:34 AM ET

    Fear over the recent slump in the Shanghai Composite Index is overblown and the volatility in the region is largely due to the low volumes that come in summer trading, Chris Tinker, equity strategist at ICAP, told CNBC.

  • Market Tips: Don't Expect a Double-Dip Thursday, 20 Aug 2009 | 4:40 AM ET

    Global stocks rose Thursday, with China's benchmark market making its second biggest gain this year. Experts tell CNBC another leg down in the markets is unlikely.

  • As China Slows, US Can Pick Up the Ball Thursday, 20 Aug 2009 | 2:29 AM ET

    The recent sharp declines in China’s stock market have rattled global stock markets and raised concerns about a slowdown for the Asian powerhouse.

  • Market Insider: Thursday Look Ahead Thursday, 20 Aug 2009 | 1:25 AM ET

    Bubbling oil prices are the stock market rally's new friend, for now.

  • Stocks End Higher as Oil Tops $72 Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009 | 5:22 PM ET

    Stocks got a weak start after the selloff in China but rebounded by midday after a report showed a surprise drop in crude inventories, which sent oil prices — and energy stocks — soaring.

  • Maria: Don't Believe the Hype (in Europe) Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009 | 4:56 PM ET

    Investors have been waiting for some kind of bright spot in a region that has been battered for more than a year now. But yesterday, Mark Hurd, Chairman and CEO of Hewlett Packard, with operations in more than 170 countries, told me not to believe the hype.

  • 8 Dividend Plays For Your Portfolio: Stock Pickers Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009 | 4:33 PM ET

    While real rebound in the economy is still uncertain, the best investments may be in stocks that pay investors to wait. Dividend plays are back in demand and Michael Crofton, CEO of Philadelphia Trust Company and Tim O’Brien, senior portfolio manager at Evergreen Utility and Telecommunications Fund said they should remain the core of any portfolio.

  • $100 a Barrel For Oil By Year-End: Kilduff Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009 | 4:32 PM ET

    Which way is the price of oil headed? We got different opinions Wednesday from John Kilduff senior energy analyst with MF Global and CNBC contributor and Walter Zimmerman, chief technical analyst with United-ICAP.

  • Stocks Bounce Back as Oil Tops $71 Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009 | 3:57 PM ET

    Stocks got a weak start after the selloff in China but rebounded by midday after a report showed a surprise drop in crude inventories, which sent oil prices — and energy stocks — soaring.

  • Why Are Stocks Still Up? Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009 | 3:25 PM ET

    Once again, stocks had a great opportunity to put together a down day...but so far have refused to do so.

  • Playing The Public Option In Health Care Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009 | 1:59 PM ET

    Not having a public option in the Obama healthcare reform bill is good for the the larger managed care group, says health care analyst Thomas Carroll of Stifel Nicoluas.

  • Is Google Still Worth Buying? Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009 | 1:48 PM ET

    Five years ago today, Google sold shares to the public for the first time. Since then, its stock has risen almost 400 percent. So is Google still worth buying? Heath Terry, senior VP in internet and entertainment software sector at FBR Capital Markets and Michael Farr, president of Farr, Miller & Washington shared their insights.

  • What would you do to pay off your mortgage? One woman in Beverly Hills is selling her husband's crypt, which just so happens to  be above Marilyn Monroe's, on eBay.

  • Wall Street

    While most investment advisors are expecting a fairly substantial stock correction in the coming weeks, few are particularly frightened about the prospect.

  • Technicals Leading S&P 'Pop' Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009 | 12:58 PM ET

    S&P 500 rallies in a thin tape....the S&P 500 and its corresponding ETF popped about 6 points about 11:45 AM ET.  Volume and price moved up just as the index hit 990, which was where it closed yesterday, so technicals are likely a factor.