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Robert Brusca, chief economist at Fact and Opinion Economics, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that strong employment and low inflation will continue to support consumer spending.
Sarat Sethi, partner and portfolio manager at Douglas C. Lane and Associates, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that he expects the market to be sour throughout the summer. He shares some picks to help you wade through the months ahead.
Andrew Wolf, retail and consumer sector analyst at BB&T Capital Markets, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that consumer spending is far from dead.
European markets have "huge opportunities," says Jason Holzer. He's the senior portfolio manager of Vanguard's AIM European Small Company A fund. Rated five stars by Morningstar, AIM has had annualized returns of some 38% since 2002. Holzer joined "Squawk on the Street" to talk about the "very strong" European economies -- and how his fund plays them.
What does it mean if corporate earnings are "even better abroad" than in the U.S.? "A great play for investors," according to Keith Wirtz. The president and CIO of Fifth Third Asset Management offered "Squawk on the Street" viewers his outlook on the market -- and his favorite multinational stock picks.
Joseph Keating, chief investment officer at First American Asset Management, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that dividend stocks are a good bet in retirement.
Craig Moffett, senior cable and satellite analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that cable appears poised to beat satellite TV in the marketplace. “I wouldn’t say (satellite) is dying, but remember that it’s a one-way technology in what’s increasingly a two-way world,” Moffett said Tuesday.
"You can take out food prices" from core inflation "as long as everybody stops eating." So says Jose Rasco, U.S. investment strategist at Merrill Lynch. He joined "Squawk on the Street" to explain how corn-based ethanol is driving "agflation" -- rapidly rising food prices -- and potentially threatening the overall economy.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit 38 new highs since last October, and with those spikes, many investors fear another correction is coming. Standard & Poor’s Chief Technical Strategist Mark Arbeter told “Squawk on the Street” that all the worry is actually good for Wall Street.
Rupert Murdoch has "a pretty good chance of winning" ownership of Dow Jones. So says Edward Atorino, managing director of advertising and publishing analysis firm Benchmark. He joined "Squawk on the Street" to discuss the News Corp. bid and its affect -- if any -- on the news industry as a whole.
The Wasatch Micro Cap Fund is Morningstar's top-performing five-star-rated fund, with 25% annualized return. The fund's portfolio manager, Daniel Chace, shared his investment philosophy -- and his favorite stock picks -- with "Squawk on the Street" viewers.
Michael Darda, chief economist for MKM Partners, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that the current market favors small-cap stocks and emerging markets.“We’re in an environment of massive liquidity, booming global growth and interest rates are still low,” Darda said Tuesday. “That favors smaller companies, emerging markets. The falling dollar favors international issues over domestic concerns.”
Market Vectors-Russia ETF, the first exchange-traded fund enabling U.S. investors to tap a cross-section of Russian companies, launched on the New York Stock Exchange Monday. Jan Van Eck, co-president of Van Eck Global, which launched the ETF, joined "Squawk on the Street" to explain why now is the best time ever to invest in the Russian Republic.
Theodore Bigman, a portfolio manager at Morgan Stanley, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that Asia’s real estate market is strong and rising.
Edward Lazear, chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that the job market remains strong, suggesting economic strength and higher growth ahead.“The most important indicator to me is the labor market,” Lazear said. “It’s very strong. If the labor market were weak, if we were seeing job growth slow down, if we saw wage growth slow down, then I would be a bit more concerned about the GDP number.”
The Dow Jones Industrial Average broke the 13,000 mark for the first time Wednesday. Does this historical high mean investors should fill their portfolios with momentum stocks? Or should they seek higher-quality long-term investments? Lincoln Anderson, chief investment officer at LPL Financial Services, offered his advice to "Squawk on the Street" viewers.
David Spika, investment strategist at Westwood Holdings Group, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that the Dow's move about 13,000 is “very appropriate.”
U.S. Trust on Tuesday released the findings of its 2007 Survey of Affluent Americans. This year, those polled had more than $5 million in total investable assets. The survey also included a focus on Americans with more than $25 million in total assets. Paul Napoli, executive vice president of U.S. Trust, appeared on “Squawk on the Street” with more on the study.
The housing decline will continue "fast and maybe even faster" than predictions, said David Blitzer, the managing director at Standard & Poor's and chairman of the S&P 500 Index Committee. Blitzer gave "Squawk on the Street" viewers a glum outlook -- but offered a bit of good news, too.
Jason Trennert remains "pretty bullish" on the stock market. The chief investment strategist and managing partner at Strategas Research Partners told "Squawk on the Street" that his optimism is a simple matter of "supply and demand" -- and a lot of private equity.
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Hobbs joined CNBC in 1998 and currently co-anchors the 10 a.m. hour of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" live from the NYSE.
Cramer is host of CNBC's "Mad Money," and co-anchor of the 9 a.m. ET hour of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."
Co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street," Faber is also a coproducer of CNBC's acclaimed original documentaries.
Santelli joined CNBC Business News as an on-air editor in 1999, reporting live from the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade.