Investment Strategy


  • What's On: Wheat Prices, Chainsaws and Walt Disney Tuesday, 9 Nov 2010 | 8:03 AM ET

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

  • Time to Cash-in On Gold: Strategist Tuesday, 9 Nov 2010 | 1:32 AM ET

    It is time for investors to take profits off the table following gold's record run, said John Licata, chief commodity strategist at Blue Phoenix on CNBC Tuesday.

  • A new study released this afternoon by the Kauffman Foundation says it believes ETFs hold systemic risk for the financial markets.

  • Stocks End Mixed as Dollar Rises; Banks Fall Monday, 8 Nov 2010 | 4:36 PM ET

    Stocks took a breather Monday after hitting two-year highs last week, as the dollar rose amid worries over European sovereign debt troubles. Boeing and Home Depot fell, while BofA and HP rose.

  • Stocks Hold Losses Ahead of Close; Energy Rises Monday, 8 Nov 2010 | 3:57 PM ET

    Stocks took a breather Monday after hitting two-year highs last week, as the dollar rose amid worries over European sovereign debt troubles. Boeing and Home Depot fell, while BofA and HP rose.

  • Health care, financials and energy have been the worst performing sectors this year. Will they stage a comeback soon? Brett D’arcy, CIO of CBIZ Wealth Management, and Mark Waterhouse, portfolio manager at Garrett Nagle, shared their insights.

  • Greenberg: Material Changes in Netflix Forecast? Monday, 8 Nov 2010 | 1:34 PM ET

    Netflix’s last call that, as nuanced as it may be,  could be an important clue about what management is thinking.  And I’m not convinced that analysts, who are only allowed to ask questions via email, picked up on it.

  • Greenberg: Beware of Cash Flow Hype Monday, 8 Nov 2010 | 12:58 PM ET

    More than 150 companies with market caps above $500 million that claim they have free cash flow—really don't!

  • Stocks slipped Monday after closing last week at their highest levels in more than two years. What should investors expect going forward? Bryan Piskorowski, managing director at Wells Fargo Advisors, shared his outlook.

  • China vs. India — Where to Invest Now: Strategists Monday, 8 Nov 2010 | 12:27 PM ET

    President Obama spoke to India’s parliament stressing the importance of the U.S. relationship with India. What is the better emerging market play for investors — China or India? Mike Holland, chairman of Holland & Company and Jim Iuorio, director of TJM Institutional Services shared their best plays.

  • Stocks Decline as Dollar Rises; HP Gains Monday, 8 Nov 2010 | 12:10 PM ET

    Stocks were mostly lower Monday as the dollar rose amid concerns over European soveign debt troubles ahead of a meeting of G-20 leaders that will address currency policies.  Boeing and Home Depot slipped, while HP rose.

  • More Wall Street participants believe the Fed's latest easing, though posing dangers over the long run, are at least supportive for the near term to stock prices

  • Longtime central bank critic Rep. Ron Paul, (R-Texas), told  CNBC Monday that the Federal Reserve's attempt to stimulate the economy with more liquidity will hurt the dollar and  spark inflation.

  • Stocks to Watch: eBay, Avon and More ... Monday, 8 Nov 2010 | 11:07 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • Morici: Fed Easing and G20 Hypocrisy Monday, 8 Nov 2010 | 10:45 AM ET

    The United States should tax purchases of yen, yuan and euro used to import goods from those three economies. Set it at about 40 percent until the Gang of Three agrees to acceptable exchange rate reforms.

  • Kaminsky's Call: ETFs Not the Safe Haven You Think Monday, 8 Nov 2010 | 9:45 AM ET

    Essentially declaring ETF's tools for day traders, and taboo for long-term investors, Ladd opened the door for a future question to ponder. Are activists and/or traders trying to test this hypothesis now?

  • Futures Fall as Focus Shifts to Currencies Monday, 8 Nov 2010 | 9:20 AM ET

    Stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street on Monday following European markets down at the start of a week which sees the wave of earnings reports slow down as investors focus on a meeting of G-20 leaders which will address currency policies.

  • Warning: 'Huge' Bubble Brewing in Bond Market Sunday, 7 Nov 2010 | 11:08 PM ET

    Investors should stay clear of U.S. government debt as there is a "huge" bubble developing in the bond market, warns Aaron Smith, managing director at Superfund Financial.

  • $230,000 can buy you a brand new Ferrari Italia or a two-week stay at the Ritz in Paris. Instead, a private Asian bidder at a recent Sotheby's fine-wine auction in Hong Kong chose to spend it on a bottle of Bordeaux. The sale gave the 1869 Chateau Lafite vintage instant headlines and the distinction of the most expensive bottle of wine in the world.

  • New York Stock Exchange, lower Manhattan, New York City.

    Stocks may take a breather after the past week's drama, as investors assess the new political dynamic in Washington and the effects of the Fed's latest effort to pump up the economy.