Investment Strategy


  • Smart phone makers Research in Motion, Apple and Palm are all in great shape for more upside, said Mike Abramsky, managing director of RBC Capital Markets and David Garrity, principal of GVA Research LLC.

  • Stocks Open Higher; Techs Rally Friday, 19 Jun 2009 | 10:16 AM ET

    Stocks opened higher Friday as today marks the once-a-quarter event known as "quadruple witching" and techs rallied.

  • Traders Bewitched On Friday Friday, 19 Jun 2009 | 9:46 AM ET

    With no significant economic data and few earnings reports released today, futures are modestly higher on this quadruple witching Friday. While volume and volatility have continued to be seasonally light, traders expect a little pop at the open on the expiration day of stock and index futures and options.

  • Citigroup is a Buy: Bove Friday, 19 Jun 2009 | 8:33 AM ET

    Rochdale Securities analyst Richard Bove started Citigroup with a 'buy' rating and a price target of $4 Friday, calling it "the only truly international bank in the world."

  • What's 'Quadruple Witching?' Friday, 19 Jun 2009 | 6:36 AM ET

    Investors should brace for a bumpy ride during Friday’s trading session due to "quadruple witching," Dodge Dorland, AB chief investment officer from Landor Capital Management, told CNBC.

  • Futures Rise Ahead of Quadruple Witching Friday, 19 Jun 2009 | 6:26 AM ET

    The end of the week marks the once-a-quarter event known as "quadruple witching" - the simultaneous expiration of stock index futures, stock index options, stock futures, and stock options that occurs on the third Friday of the third month of the quarter. 

  • Market Tips: Stick to Precious Metals Friday, 19 Jun 2009 | 4:27 AM ET

    After months of light volumes and high volatility, experts tell CNBC risk aversion in the currency markets has moderated. They suggest buying policy-related stocks but staying clear of base metals.

  • Market Insider: Friday Look Ahead Thursday, 18 Jun 2009 | 10:48 PM ET

    Traders are already looking ahead to next week's Fed meeting as the next potential catalyst for stocks.

  • Stock Picks: Energy, Auto Dealers & More Thursday, 18 Jun 2009 | 3:32 PM ET

    Peter Kenny, managing director of Knight Equities and Brian Kelly, president of Kanundrum Research weighed in on the best places to invest now.

  • Healthcare Stocks Getting Healthy Thursday, 18 Jun 2009 | 3:06 PM ET

    Healthcare stocks rebound, so is significant reform dead? Healthcare stocks have been moving off their lows since Tuesday and are up significantly today after moving almost straight down in June.

  • Market Correction Would Be ‘Healthy’: Strategist Thursday, 18 Jun 2009 | 2:16 PM ET

    It’s been a ‘V-shape’ market since March and a healthy correction would enable this market to have a longer life, said Lawrence Glazer, managing director at Mayflower Advisors.

  • GE Getting Hit Over Regulatory Concerns Thursday, 18 Jun 2009 | 12:47 PM ET

    Stocks post modest midday rally. Stocks moved up modestly after the open, led by two of the weakest sectors in the past week: financials and commodities.

  • Expect Large Market Correction This Summer: Strategist Thursday, 18 Jun 2009 | 11:59 AM ET

    The markets will get a larger correction through the summer, said Sean Clark, CIO at Clark Capital Management.

  • Pros Say: ‘Months Away’ From a Turnaround Thursday, 18 Jun 2009 | 11:09 AM ET
    Investor Spring Cleaning - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks advanced on Thursday after a trio of encouraging economic reports: The Philadelphia Federal Reserve's manufacturing report, leading indicators and weekly jobless claims. But tech stocks continued to retreat, pulling the Nasdaq into negative territory while the Dow and S&P ticked higher. Read and listen to what the experts had to say…

  • Investors Face Big Challenges In Slow-Growth US Economy Thursday, 18 Jun 2009 | 10:50 AM ET

    The economy will recover this year but at a slow enough place to cause challenges for investors, a panel of financial experts told CNBC.

  • Commodities Still In Correction Mode Thursday, 18 Jun 2009 | 9:11 AM ET

    Futures popped a few points as continuing claims for unemployment recorded its first weekly drop since January. While last week was a record high (about 6.8 m), this at least is a step in the right direction.

  • Financial Overhaul Likely to Fail: Hedge Fund Honcho Thursday, 18 Jun 2009 | 8:09 AM ET

    Market manipulators are bound to find a way around sweeping reforms proposed for the financial services system, hedge fund manager James Chanos told CNBC.

  • Options Looking for An Allstate Pop Thursday, 18 Jun 2009 | 7:35 AM ET

    Allstate has been sliding steadily since the beginning of June, but some traders are apparently looking for the insurance company to bounce in the next month.

  • Market Tips: Pullback Coming for Oil, Gold Thursday, 18 Jun 2009 | 6:27 AM ET

    Global stocks were lower Thursday but oil and gold futures rose. Despite this, experts told CNBC a period of consolidation is coming for the two commodities.

  • Market Insider: Stocks Tug of War Wednesday, 17 Jun 2009 | 7:42 PM ET

    A tug of war between bulls and bears stalled the stock market Wednesday and could do so again Thursday, as traders focus on hours of testimony from Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner.