Investment Strategy


  • September Strategy Session Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 4:52 PM ET

    Happy new month! Historically, September is the worst month for stocks. All three major indexes have declined an average of 1% during September, while volatility remains high. But that doesn't mean it's time to sit on the sidelines.

  • Look Into These Quality Dividend Sectors: Strategist Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 4:03 PM ET

    Lawrence Glazer, managing director at Mayflower Advisors shared his market insights and told investors where they should be putting their money.

  • Almost Paradise: The 3rd Best Job in the World Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 3:09 PM ET

    Missed out on the top two best jobs in the world? No worries! There's still a job in paradise that you may qualify for. Interview question No. 1: Do you own pruning shears?

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    With last year's market debacle still  a fresh memory, investors are wondering if they should do things differently now that stocks are facing another potential selloff.

  • 3 Small Caps Investors Might Want: Money Manager Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 2:06 PM ET

    Eric Cinnamond, money manager at Intrepid Capital Funds told investors how they can prepare their portfolios with high quality small cap companies.

  • Houston, We've Got a Case of the Jitters Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 2:05 PM ET

    Today's market weakness: the fact that we are beginning what is traditionally the weakest month of the year made traders jittery right at the outset; three separate events after stocks opened moved stocks down.

  • Investors Bullish on Pioneer Natural Resources Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 1:41 PM ET

    The oil and natural gas company is down about 2 percent on the day to $28.39, but options activity is bullish at the December contracts on PXD

  • Buy on Dips—Dow Will Fall Near 8,800: Strategist Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 1:21 PM ET

    Stocks fell Tuesday and investors wonder if the decline will continue. So are markets in for the much-expected pullback? William Greiner, CIO of Scout Investment Advisors and Scott Redler, chief strategic officer at T3live.com shared their insights.

  • Stocks Slide as Ford Sales Miss Target Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 12:16 PM ET

    Stocks resumed their descent Tuesday after a brief pop from a better-than-expected ISM report on manufacturing.

  • GE's Stock Climb Will Continue: Analyst Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 12:09 PM ET

    General Electric shares have risen more than 85 percent since hitting their March bottom, and Steven Winoker of Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. said he thinks the stock's upward trend will continue.

  • Sell On The News Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 11:34 AM ET

    Stocks sold off after 10 AM ET...even though economic news came in better than expected, government incentives continue to make it difficult to gauge true demand.

  • Stock Picker: There Are Opportunities in This Market Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 11:21 AM ET

    Peter Sorrentino, senior portfolio manager at Huntington Asset Management, said investors should not be scared to invest in the market in September. He shared his sector and stock plays.

  • Wal-Mart's Online Presence Will Need Time: Analyst Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 11:02 AM ET
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    Wal-Mart's presence in the online marketplace will add competition for sites such as Amazon and eBay, but it's too soon to say whether it will significantly impact the established online retailers, said Imran Khan, Internet analyst at JPMorgan.

  • Stocks Bounce Back After ISM Report Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 10:25 AM ET

    Stocks rebounded from a lower start Tuesday after the ISM reported manufacturing moved into expansion mode for the first time since January 2008.

  • Banks are getting ready to release foreclosed properties onto the markets, which will naturally have an impact on housing and banks. So are banks taking on too much risk? Fred Cannon, co-director of Research at KBW, and Charles Ortel, managing director at Newport Value Partner,s shared their insights.

  • A September Slowdown? Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 9:24 AM ET

    Talk of a September downturn is all over the Street, but that was the way it was at the start of August too: Bulls and Bears were expecting a pullback, and despite several weak intraday sessions in the beginning of the month, and one weak close in mid-August, it never happened.

  • Futures Fall as September Begins Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 8:43 AM ET

    As we flip the calendar to September, investors will look back on August fondly, the last two trading sessions notwithstanding.

  • Why September May Not Be that Scary Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 8:38 AM ET

    September has historically been a month when stocks rose only if they had fallen in the preceding months, but this does not mean this month should be the same, as conditions now are very different, two market analysts told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Is Boston Scientific Positioned For a Decline? Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 8:26 AM ET

    Boston Scientific has rallied back to its highest levels since last year's financial crisis and is scheduled to discuss a key defibrillator trial this morning, prompting one large investor to position for a potential decline.

  • Market Tips: This is Still Secular Bear Market Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 4:32 AM ET

    Global stocks were up Tuesday with defensive sectors like health care outperforming as investors took less risk ahead of U.S. economic data. Experts tell CNBC there is still buying power left in the U.S. to buy China on the market dips.