Investment Strategy


  • Really active summer day: Pro     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 4:01 PM ET

    Discussing the resilience of the market, with CNBC contributor Stephanie Link; Nathan Bachrach, Simply Money Advisors; "Fast Money" trader Steve Grasso; and CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Stock picks post-Fed minutes     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 3:54 PM ET

    Discussing how today's Fed minutes will impact the markets, with Lamar Villere, Villere & Co., and Scott Wren, Wells Fargo Advisors.

  • Closing Bell Exchange: Hawkish Fed?     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    Discussing the Fed's interest rate plan and the continued market rally, with Keith Fitz-Gerald, Money Map Press; Jack Bouroudjian, Index Financial Partners; Abigail Doolittle, Peak Theories; and CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman.

  • Midday movers: Apple, Macy's, Shutterfly & more Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    Some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • Futures Now: Crude just off 7-month low     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:38 PM ET

    The Futures Now team discusses the action in crude and gas prices.

  • LOCO a buy?     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:29 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports Mexican restaurant chain El Pollo Loco has become a favorite stock to short. The FMHR traders take their positions.

  • Here's where Hewlett-Packard stands     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:26 PM ET

    FMHR trader Dr. J is confident Hewlett-Packard has more room to run, while Mike Murphy is a bear on the stock.

  • What retailers are blaming     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:14 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan rounds up all the excuses retailers are saying contributed to them cutting forecasts.

  • Trader view: Yellen & your money     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    According to a CNBC Fed Survey, participants think this will be the longest and slowest rate hike since at least 1983, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Cashin says: Rebound almost astounding     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the slow summer day. Coming out of the Fed minutes could have a negative bias, he says. Yellen and Draghi speak on Friday.

  • European markets close: Euro falls     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a consolidation for European stocks after a two day rally and the euro breaks below $1.33.

  • Cramer's Stop Trading: Dunkin' & Starbucks     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:55 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he is watching Dunkin' Brands and Starbucks.

  • Market opens: Lack of sellers     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu provides insight to why traders predict a lower volume day.

  • Faber Report: WSJ says Allergan approaches Salix     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:38 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber provides insight to news Allergan had approached Salix Pharma.

  • Santelli: Subtle 'staircase feel' in rates     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • Cramer's Mad Dash: It's Hain's day     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:28 AM ET

    Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open, including the rise of Hain Celestial.

  • Cramer: Hertz CEO has to leave     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    Hertz is withdrawing its full-year guidance and says it expects 2014 results to come in "well below" prior forecasts. CNBC's Jim Cramer puts Hertz CEO Mark Frissora on his wall of shame and explains why he has to go.

  • Cramer: Yellen... ring the register     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:10 AM ET

    Ahead of Fed Chair Yellen's speech at Jackson Hole, CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses the Fed's ideal of low inflation. Cramer says the market wants the bonds and Yellen should "ring the register."

  • Cramer's read on PetSmart     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:06 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber and Jim Cramer, discuss the possible sale of PetSmart as the company has been under pressure from activist investor Jana Partners to put itself on the block.

  • Cramer: Staples & Urban... hideous     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer runs the retail earnings of Staples, TJX, Home Depot and more.