Investment Strategy


  • November Jobs Report Could Hold Positive Surprise Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 5:17 PM ET

    November's employment picture may prove to be a bit brighter than Wall Street has been expecting.

  • A Monster Rally for Risk Assets  Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    Dissecting the day's major market news, with the Fast Money traders, including the rally in commodities, and banks, transports, materials & industrial stocks.

  • Stocks Rocket 4%, Dow Closes Above 12,000 Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 4:42 PM ET

    Stocks rallied sharply Wednesday, with the Dow posting its biggest one-day point and percentage gain this year, after global central banks announced a plan to support the global financial system and a handful of better-than-expected economic reports.

  • Bumps Remain For Currencies Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 4:10 PM ET
    Betty Davis in 'All About Eve'

    Calling Bette Davis - there is plenty of fuel for a continued bumpy ride in the currency markets, this strategist says.

  • Can This Euro Rally Be Saved? Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 3:50 PM ET

    The euro has had a nice move up on reports of actual progress by European leaders on the debt crisis. But this strategist has other ideas.

  • Is the Rally Sustainable?  Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 3:38 PM ET

    Dan McMahon, Raymond James, and James Moffett, Scout Investments, discuss why they're expecting a year-end rally.

  • Why Bank Stocks Are Stuck In a 'Crushing Bear Market' Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 3:12 PM ET

    Banks are the great poison of the stock market these days—not because of what is known about them, but rather what is unknown.

  • BofA Gets Hit Hard  Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 2:37 PM ET

    BofA along with five other banks got downgraded by S&P last night, with Paul Miller, FBR Capital Markets.

  • Morici: Lackluster Jobs Report Expected Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 2:26 PM ET

    The unemployment rate is expected to stay at 9.0 percent, mainly because so many displaced professionals report themselves as “self-employed,” when working only a few hours a week from home.

  • 5 Homebuilders With the Brightest Outlook for 2012 Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 2:24 PM ET

    Residential-construction stocks are coming to life, gaining 6.5 percent in the past three months, with five of the biggest companies producing double-digit returns, according to Morningstar.

  • Has the Santa Rally Already Begun? Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 2:17 PM ET

    Merry Christmas, markets. This might be the Santa rally you were hoping for, but it may be fleeting. Coordinated central bank action and strong U.S. data combined to spark a powerful rally that some analysts say might just be the start of a seasonal year-end rally. But they also warn the rally could quickly fade on fresh bad news from Europe, and it is not likely to stretch into the new year.

  • Don't Trust Today's Bogus Stock Market Rally Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 2:03 PM ET

    Stocks are soaring today on a coordinated effort by global central banks to flood the banking system with money. While it may seem like great news for investors, this rally in equities shouldn't be trusted.

  • Central Banks Bringing Risky Back Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 1:23 PM ET

    Currency swap spreads are contracting, volatility is falling and stocks are soaring following a coordinated move by central banks to make dollars cheaper.

  • What's Next for Markets  Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 1:21 PM ET

    After a volatile month, the markets are poised to close trading for November on the upside, with Scott Wren, Wells Fargo, and Darin Richards, AKT Wealth Advisors.

  • Hollywood's Home Entertainment Problem Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 12:17 PM ET

    Shoppers may be snapping up Harry Potter box sets for stocking stuffers, but that's not enough to stop the dizzying decline in DVD sales.

  • Cooperman Hammers 'Ineffectual' Obama  Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 12:00 PM ET

    Leon Cooperman, chairman & CEO of Omega Advisors, says he is very alarmed at the direction President Obama is taking the country.

  • November Fears = Holiday Cheers? Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 10:45 AM ET

    Since 1950, December has been the best month of the year for the S&P 500, and second best for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq Composite Index.

  • Money In Motion: The Liquidity Trade  Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 10:45 AM ET

    Weighing in on whether he thinks the rally will last, with Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading Group.

  • Emerging Market Outlook  Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 10:20 AM ET

    Insight on the emerging markets that are seeing economic growth, with Jim O'Neill, Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman.

  • BRICs Ten Year Anniversary  Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 10:10 AM ET

    A look back at why he coined the term BRIC and how these economies have grown since then, with Jim O'Neill, Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman.