Investment Strategy


  • Fast Money Final Trade  Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 5:57 PM ET

    The Fast Money guys share their final trades of the day.

  • Options Action  Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 5:55 PM ET

    With debt talks looking like a lose-lose situation right now for the US, I'm bearish on the USD right now, says Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities.

  • Hedge Fund Trade of the Week  Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 5:50 PM ET

    Xerox is very attractively valued at current levels, says Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge.

  • Volatility Playbook  Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 5:31 PM ET

    Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional, gives his play on volatility right now.

  • Trading the Real Debt Deadline  Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 5:18 PM ET

    If the debt debate passes the deadline, the market could see a dramatic sell-off, says, Jeff Kilburg, Treasury Curve.

  • After Hours Action  Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 5:16 PM ET

    A look at Visa, Whole Foods and Akamai following their earnings results, with the Fast Money team.

  • Stocks Close Sharply Lower Amid Debt Talks Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 4:44 PM ET

    Stocks ended sharply lower Wednesday, following a Fed report that said pace of economic growth moderated in many districts and amid growing uncertainty over the ongoing debt talks in Washington.

  • Staples Bulls See Rebounds from Lows Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 4:39 PM ET

    Options traders were looking for Staples to ratchet back up after the office-supply retailer fell close to its 52-week lows yesterday.

  • Trades For a Stressed-Out Dollar Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 4:38 PM ET

    Other than a short rally today, the dollar's been taking it on the chin as Washington squabbles. Here's how to trade it.

  • What a Downgrade Would Mean for the Dollar Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 4:13 PM ET

    Even a debt deal may not prevent a rating cut for U.S. debt. Here's what it would mean for the dollar, and what you can do.

  • Stocks Weaken on Slower Growth Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 4:03 PM ET

    Stocks weaken late day...the immediate cause appears to be the piercing of the 50-day moving average for the S&P 500 (1310)...and yes technicals can matter in an uncertain environment.

  • Forget RIM Vs. Apple...More Like RIM Vs. Palm Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 3:38 PM ET

    There are debates that in retrospect seem mighty silly. Prince vs. Michael Jackson. Vince Carter vs. Kobe Bryant. RIM vs. Apple.

  • What's On: Debt Ceiling, Lots of Earnings and News Corp Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 3:31 PM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.

  • US Reputation Declining Overseas Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 3:07 PM ET

    The reputation of the U.S. is declining overseas. During my recent trip to Turkey, I got smacked in the face by a rotating cast of international fund managers, Turkish businessmen...even tour guide operators...all furious that the U.S. appeared to be dropping the ball and shirking its responsibility to make sure the U.S. Treasury bond was the gold standard (read: "risk-free standard") for the world.

  • Look Who's Back: Japan Popular Again With Investors Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 2:13 PM ET
    Life goes on as usual in Osaka where many people from Tokyo have taken refuge after an 9.0 magnitude strong earthquake struck on March 11 off the coast of north-eastern Japan, March 17, 2011 in Osaka, Japan.

    Just four months after a vicious earthquake and tsunami devastated its mainland, Japan suddenly is being looked at as an enticing investment opportunity.

  • Big Oil a Buy?  Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 1:37 PM ET

    Analysis of the oil sector and whether stocks are a good buy at these prices, with Blake Fernandez, Howard Weil, and Fadel Gheit, Oppenheimer & Co.

  • Microsoft 'Stole' Skype From eBay: Elevation's McNamee Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 1:35 PM ET
    Roger McNamee

    Microsoft "stole" Skype from Silver Lake Partners and previous owner eBay spacer when it purchased the internet video communication service for just $8.5 billion this May from the private equity firm, according to legendary venture capitalist Roger McNamee. Silver Lake bought Skype two years ago from eBay for $2 billion.

  • WOTS Now: Juniper Becomes Hemlock  Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on Juniper's downgrade, Cisco, Corning, Dunkin, and Amazon, and Dan Dicker, MercBloc with a trade on oil. Also, Greece is downgraded once again, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Groupon Controversy & Social Media  Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 12:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the SEC reviewing Groupon's accounting metrics, and Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners, discusses IPOs, social media and his favorite tech strategy.

  • Trader Talk: Market Plays  Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 11:52 AM ET

    How to invest on the market's volatility, with Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel, and Warren Meyers, DME Securities.