CNBC Task Force: Need to Know

Market Task Force
Societe Generale's Chief U.S. Economist Stephen Gallagher and George Dowd, Spectrum Asset Management's director discuss the markets, and the upcoming economic data.
Thurs. Sept. 6 2007

Tech Task Force
A look at what's in store for the trading day and the tech sector, with Scott Kessler, Standard & Poor's equity analyst, Mark Hawkinson, senior vice president at FIMAT USA-Cube Division and David Kelly, Putnam Investments managing director.
Wed. Sept. 5 2007

Your Best Friday Trade
It's your last chance to get your portfolio in its best position before September, with Andrew Burkly, market strategist at Brown Brothers Harriman and Peter Costa, managing director at Eckhart & Co.
Fri. Aug. 31 2007

The Countdown Is On
Watching the Fed ahead of the chief's remarks today, with Donald Ratajczak, Morgan Keegan; Sean Snaith, Institute For Economic Competitiveness; Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors.
Fri. Aug. 31 2007

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The Fed: Ready to Act?
Amid a volatile market week, Anne Gulotta, VP Northern Trust Securities and David Katz, CIO of Matrix Asset Advisors discusses what the Fed will do next. "The overall economy," says Katz, "is going to muddle through this. You're getting some very good stocks at very attractive prices."
Thurs. Aug. 30 2007

Calling for a Cut
Discussing whether we actually need a Fed funds rate cut, with Jared Bernstein of the Economic Policy Institute. If the Fed cuts rates, Bernstein says, "it’s going to have a lot more impact than folks think."
Wed. Aug. 29 2007

Investing Across America
Tips on investing across America in this volatile market, with David Strege, Sr. wealth coach at Syverson Strege & Co., and Samantha Macchia, principal at Summit Financial Strategies.
Wed. Aug. 29 2007

Betting Big on Far East
The Venetian Macao, a casino resort in Macau, opened this week. The $2.4 billion casino is now the biggest on the planet; Dennis Frost a Keybanc Capital Markets analyst discusses whether China's gambling boom is a good reason to bet on gaming stocks.
Wed. Aug. 29 2007

Fear Vs. Greed in September
After a volatile summer, Phil Roth chief technical market analyst at Miller Tabak + Co and Robert Straus, CIO of Icon Advisers discuss whether the markets will cool off in September. "This has been a fear driven selloff," says Straus, "investors should remain calm and objective and scoop up opportunities."
Tues. Aug. 28 2007

Market Task Force
After the Fed's liquidity injections and discount window cut, Doug Roberts, chief investment strategist at Channel Capital Research; Ben Lichtenstein, president of ; Joseph Brusuelas, chief U.S. economist at IDEAGlobal; and Brian Belski, chief U.S. sector strategist Merrill Lynch Investment Strategy Group offer their perspectives on the economy and how to play this market.
Tues. Aug. 28 2007