• Investment Clues Sailing the High Seas: Author Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 12:26 PM ET

    The author says the next time you see a container ship or tanker, think of the growth stories its contents can tell you.

  • NYSE trader on Tablet

    Monday's biggest options trades again involved the financial sector. There was also unusual options activity in the mining sector.

  • Unusual Options Activity: Stutland Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | 10:50 AM ET
    A trader at the New York Stock Exchange.

    Here's your third Quarter QE3 play: Buy banks and emerging markets while selling small caps and US dollar.

  • State Pensions Get High Fees, Low Profits—Study Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 8:29 AM ET

    State pension funds are paying record fees to Wall Street money managers, while getting less-than-impressive results in return, says a new study from two Maryland think tanks.

  • Farr: Funding the Deficits and Earnings Risks Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 12:03 PM ET
    U.S. Department of Treasury headquarters in Washington, D.C.

    Shouldn’t the Treasury be taking advantage of the current rate environment by locking in low rates for as long as possible (just like we’ve all done with our mortgages) rather than committing to pay an unquantifiable amount of interest in the future?

  • Short & Long Term Market Outlook  Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why investors could be a bit more bullish, so long as the S&P 500 can remain above 1250.

  • Cramer Paints Two Possible Worst-Case Scenarios Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 6:09 PM ET
    Jim Cramer

    The "Mad Money" host decides to break down the two possible worst-case scenarios investors he thinks the U.S. could face in 2012.

  • Facebook Defriending Nasdaq?  Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 1:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche shares an update on the reported communication happening between the NYSE and Facebook.

  • NYSE trader

    Market correlations have once again been rising - with stocks, bonds and even gold dropping in recent weeks on worries about Greece. That's making it harder for investors to use traditional forms of portfolio diversification. Instead, according to one fund manager, investors should be looking at technical price patterns.

  • Cramer's 'Hospitality' Index  Thursday, 10 May 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer explains why it's important investors pick stocks where the companies understand the value of customer service.

  • Investor Marc Faber

    U.S. stocks are at the start of a more meaningful correction and possibly even a bear market, Marc Faber, the editor and publisher of the Gloom, Boom and Doom report told CNBC in Singapore on Saturday, though he cautioned that further money printing would likely limit the decline in the S&P 500.

  • Shoppers 'Hop' to Stores Before Easter  Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 10:43 AM ET

    Retailers are mostly reporting solid gains in March as warm weather prompted consumers to buy seasonal merchandise sooner than normal. Adrianne Shapira, Goldman Sachs broadlines retail analyst, weighs in.

  • Farr: The Real Effects of Quantitative Easing Thursday, 29 Mar 2012 | 12:13 PM ET
    United States Federal Reserve

    Our overriding fear is that the Fed will find it very difficult to extricate itself from the situation of dependence it has created.

  • Will the S&P Top 1400 in 2012?  Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 5:11 PM ET

    Historically low PE and price-to-book ratios could push the S&P up at least 11% this year, says Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group.

  • CNBC Explains: Quadruple witching Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | 3:47 PM ET

    Witching hour may sound like a bar promotion on Halloween night, but it's really three important time periods for investors and the markets. So what are they and how do they impact investors? CNBC explains.

  • Off the Charts: S&P 500 House of Pain?  Tuesday, 18 Oct 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mad Money's Cramer takes a look at the charts, as interpreted by Bert Dohman, to see where the range-bound S&P 500 and Value Line Composite Index are likely headed, and says the message is clear: stay cautious.

  • S&P 500: Which Way Will It Go?  Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 4:10 PM ET

    Debating whether the index is headed higher or lower by the end of the year, with Douglas Cliggott, Credit Suisse, and David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles & Co.

  • Fear-Driven Sell-Off Could Mean Big Returns: Analyst Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 4:04 AM ET

    The question facing every investor on the planet is simple enough: When will this sell-off come to an end? Because when it does, the risk-on trade will mean big returns.

  • Looking for Yield in the Russell 3000  Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 2:43 PM ET

    A look at the top dividend stocks, with Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group.

  • Market Circuit Breakers: CNBC Explains Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 11:59 AM ET

    Stock exchanges may need to stop panic selling by taking certain steps to halt trading. These moves are called market circuit breakers—or collars.  So how do they work? When are the used? CNBC explains.