The U.S. stock market took a breather Tuesday , though global headline risk remains, so who better to spend an afternoon with than a top-notch stock picker.
The Market's Iron Man: Compare him to Cal Ripken or Brett Favre (no, not that!), but Bill Miller's streak is in a league of its own. The legendary investor made his name beating the S&P for 15 straight years, earning the title "Money Manager of the 1990s" from Money Magazine. Even so, his remarkable run came crashing down when a string of bad bets on the likes of Countrywide, KB Home and Bear Stearns shook his primary fund Legg Mason Value Trust to its core. In his last appearance on CNBC, Miller emphasized a bullish outlook on equitiesand recently built stakes in companies like United Continental, Research in Motion and General Motors . The Chairman & CIO of Legg Mason Capital Management sits down with Erin Burnett for an extensive interview at 2:00p ET on Street Signs.
Crude Reality: The mayhem in the Middle East is being shrugged off by U.S. stock market investors, but below the radar, oil keeps rising. With crude near $105, how long can the calm last? Hmm, could we start to see some companies start to warn about their profits, given the triple whammy of Japan , inflation and higher oil prices?Page 1 of 3 | Next Page