Investment Strategy


  • Ben's Big Buy And Bounce Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | 4:53 PM ET

    Wall Street commentary on today's Fed announcement continues to roll in—and it is almost uniformly positive.

  • Bernanke Delivers! Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | 3:01 PM ET

    Bernanke delivers on his promise not to hold back. Ben Bernanke has consistently said one of the reasons the Great Depression was so bad was that the federal government did not respond aggressively enough.

  • The TALF Gets Real Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | 2:08 PM ET

    Shares of Ford were trading up on word that Ford planned to issue a $2.95 billion bond backed by auto receivables is an indication that the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF) is finally becoming real.

  • Is Protectionism Returning? Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | 12:21 PM ET

    The Chinese government blockade of Coke's $2.4 billion purchase of juice company Huiyuan is the hot topic today (aside from AIG).

  • Charts 101: Why Double Tops May Shout 'Sell' Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | 10:06 AM ET

    Investors should watch out for double and triple tops in market charts as they can signal a fresh wave of selling or a range-bound market, Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at ODL Securities, told CNBC.

  • Can The Fed Be Expansive Enough? Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | 9:32 AM ET

    So what does the Fed do now? Many desks are hopeful that the Fed will be expansive in its statement today.

  • Charts: Banking Stocks Could Bounce 100% or More Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | 8:33 AM ET

    The US banking index jumped 55 percent in the last six trading sessions, but could jump another 100 percent after a short period of consolidation, Chris Locke, technical analyst from Oytsertrade.com, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Pros Say: We're Stuck with the Bear Until 2010 Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | 8:23 AM ET

    After the IMF forecast the UK economy will be one of the last major economies to come out of a recession in 2011, experts interviewed by CNBC were torn on which country would lead the economic recovery.

  • Market Tips: Buy Gold at $850; S&P Near Bottom Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | 6:18 AM ET
    Gold Bars

    Banks and insurance shares propelled global stock markets back into the green Wednesday. As investors pile back into stocks, the price of gold has fallen toward $900 an ounce. Experts tell CNBC when is the right time to invest in the precious metal.

  • Market Insider: Wednesday Look Ahead Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | 8:31 PM ET

    The stock market's surprising show of strength Tuesday is convincing traders the rally still has a ways to go.

  • The Rally Has Legs! And Arms, Too Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | 4:06 PM ET

    It was hairy for a while, but techs, financials, and consumer discretionary—last week's market leaders—were the catalyst for today's late-day rally.

  • Mirror, Mirror: Today's Trading Parallels Yesterday Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | 2:19 PM ET

    Today's trading: a mirror image of yesterday. Let's just hope it doesn't end the same way. Stocks are hitting their highs midday, just as they did yesterday. The charts are the same, even the market leaders are the same as yesterday: financials, tech, and consumer discretionary.

  • Ask The Experts: Am I Getting Bad Financial Advice? Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | 1:22 PM ET

    If your financial advisor is telling you things like this, it's time to find someone new.

  • The AIG Fallout Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | 11:36 AM ET

    If government can dictate terms for anyone participating in government programs, including salary levels, will it reduce the willingness to participate?

  • The New Rules of Savings Accounts Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | 9:19 AM ET

    Looking for a silver lining of the recession? Our national savings rate is the highest it's been in nearly 15 years.

  • Futures Get A Bounce Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | 9:18 AM ET

    Futures came off their lows for the morning as February housing starts and permits were much stronger than expected.

  • Market Tips: Get Your Cash into This Rally Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | 7:15 AM ET

    While Asian stocks jumped to a one-month high on Tuesday, European stocks snapped their 5-day winning streak on worries that the U.S. economy was deteriorating further. Experts tell CNBC where they see the investment opportunities.

  • Pros Say: Cash is Now the Riskiest Bet Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | 5:33 AM ET

    Global stocks snapped their winning streak Tuesday on worries over the U.S. economy deteriorating further as American Express said its credit card default rates soared last month, hammering home the heavy toll the financial crisis has had on the consumer.

  • Market Insider: Tuesday Look Ahead Monday, 16 Mar 2009 | 7:27 PM ET

    Traders are hoping Monday's about face in the stock market is just a respite from its recent run.

  • Wildly Oversold To Mostly Overbought Monday, 16 Mar 2009 | 4:48 PM ET

    It was a late-day selloff that was widely anticipated: we went from WILDLY OVERSOLD to MOSTLY OVERBOUGHT, in 6 trading sessions!