Investment Strategy


  • Retired? Here's How to Cut Your Tax Bill Saturday, 10 Dec 2011 | 8:59 AM ET

    With 401(k)s, IRAs, Roth IRAs, and Social Security benefits, seniors have plenty to figure out when it comes to paying Uncle Sam.

  • NY Jets

    As a New York Jets fan, I despair of all the talk about the New England Patriots. I desperately want to wish the Patriots away, but I cannot. They matter. When it comes to Europe, investors around the world also face this exasperating combination of having, but not wishing to pay close attention.

  • How to Trade the Upcoming FOMC Meeting Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 9:09 PM ET

    You never know what the Federal Reserve will pull out of its sleeve. This strategist has a playbook for the upcoming FOMC meeting.

  • Week Ahead: Markets Turn Their Focus to the U.S. Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 9:04 PM ET
    NYSE trader

    After being whipped around for weeks by developments in Europe, markets may turn their attention to the U.S. economy and the Fed meeting.

  • Mad Money host Jim Cramer responds to viewer mail, and discusses about Costo, Skullcandy, Finisar, Hun, CSX, Norfolk Southern, financials, and the oil sector.

  • Executive Decision: SAP Shows Its Savvy     Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 6:43 PM ET

    A number of acquisitions have pushed SAP to the number one spot in the cloud computing space. Cramer speaks to SAP AG co-CEO Bill McDermott about the company's growth prospects and its partnership with Apple.

  • Lightning Round     Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 6:33 PM ET

    You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.

  • Tweet Like Mad: Pharmacy Benefit Managers     Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 6:22 PM ET

    Viewers Tweet questions to Mad Money host Jim Cramer. This week, a discussion about pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), like SXCI, which Cramer says help keep drug prices down.

  • What the EU Agreement Means to You     Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    Everyone's afraid there's another Lehman out there, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer. He explains what today's EU agreement to enforce greater stability means to U.S. investors.

  • Mad Money, December 9, 2011     Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • Euro zone leaders managed to actually get something done -- they removed our necks from the guillotine, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer. As a result, the Dow, Nasdaq and S&P were all up on the day. And a strategy for next week's IPOs, including Zynga, Michael Kors and others.

  • Options Action Web Extra     Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 5:29 PM ET

    Web-only investment advice from CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • The Final Call     Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 5:28 PM ET

    CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders discuss the stocks they'll be watching next week.

  • Make the Call: FedEx     Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 5:23 PM ET

    Should you buy FedEx ahead of earnings? An options trade that can turn time into money, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • In the Money Now     Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    Stocks surge on the EU plan. Will the year end rally continue? And the playbook for next week's earnings, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders. Also, a discussion about whether Google can hit $700 by March, and how to use options to buy GOOG for less.

  • Stocks Log 2nd Weekly Gain After EU Deal Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 4:59 PM ET

    Stocks closed near their highs Friday, climbing steadily throughout the session, buoyed by a strong consumer sentiment report and as investors appeared to show relief after the euro zone's latest plan to solve its debt crisis.

  • Next Week: The Economic Fear Trade     Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 4:44 PM ET

    Focusing your portfolio ahead of next week's economic data from the U.S. and China, with Michael Yoshikami, YCMNET founder, and Chad Deakins, Ridgeworth Capital Management.

  • Traders Binge On Diamond Foods Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 4:37 PM ET

    Diamond Foods shares were up more than 45 percent in Friday afternoon trading, after Keybanc Capital Markets released a positive report on the packaged food company.

  • Morgan Stanley Strategist: Stay Defensive on Stocks Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 4:32 PM ET

    It's a global economy, and no matter what happens in Europe the U.S. economy is looking at a first-quarter stock selloff if earnings don't meet analyst expectations, said Adam Parker, Morgan Stanley's chief equities strategist.

  • Closing Bell Market Wrap     Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 4:05 PM ET

    David Darst, chief investment strategist, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, and Jeff Hussey, chief investment officer of fixed income, Russell Investments, discuss where they see the best investment opportunities right now.