Investment Strategy


  • With US Data Improving, Markets May Ignore Europe Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    The improving trend in U.S. data could again be a factor for markets Wednesday, if negative sentiment about Europe can be held at bay.

  • Markets: Don't Play Follow the Leaders   Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 6:00 PM ET
    Markets: Don't Play Follow the Leaders

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer, warns investors not to blindly follow what the "great minds" of investing are doing, according to their federal filings, and explains why this strategy often fails.

  • Fast Money Web Extra   Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 5:59 PM ET
    Fast Money Web Extra

    The Fast Money traders offer special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.

  • Fast Money Final Trade   Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 5:58 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade

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

  • Options Action: Time Warner   Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 5:48 PM ET
    Options Action: Time Warner

    An options play on Time Warner stock, with Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald.

  • Wall Street Post-Crisis   Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 5:42 PM ET
    Wall Street Post-Crisis

    Discussing whether life on Wall Street has changed since the financial crisis and how to trade the banking sector, with Mike Mayo, CLSA banking analyst, and the Fast Money traders.

  • Wal-Mart Disappoints & Target Preview   Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 5:31 PM ET
    Wal-Mart Disappoints & Target Preview

    A break down of Wal-Mart's earnings miss, and a look ahead at Target's release on Tuesday, with Deborah Weinswig, Citi Investment Research retail analyst.

  • Pops & Drops   Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 5:27 PM ET
    Pops & Drops

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • Oil Tops $100 & Other Planet Plays   Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 5:21 PM ET
    Oil Tops $100 &  Other Planet Plays

    Rich Ilczyszyn, independent commodities trader, has the bullish play on oil's rally, and the Fast Money traders take a look at the nuclear bidding war for uranium developer, Hathor Exploration.

  • Paulson's BAC & Gold Trades   Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 5:00 PM ET
    Paulson's BAC & Gold Trades

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the top tech trades of the day, including, Apple and RIM, and discussing hedge fund manager, John Paulson's top holdings and his big bet on Bank of America, with Greg Zuckerman, WSJ senior writer.

  • Fortress' Daniel Mudd One-on-One   Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 4:45 PM ET

    Daniel Mudd, Fortress CEO & director, explains how the hedge fund has been able to keep assets under management roughly unchanged at over $43 billion this year despite volatility in the markets.

  • Stocks Eke Out a Gain in Thin, Choppy Trading Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 4:23 PM ET

    Stocks came off their best levels but still logged a a gain in thin, choppy session Tuesday following reports that Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti will meet Italy's President to form the nation's next new government and after a handful of better-than-expected economic reports.

  • High on the HOG at Goldman Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 4:04 PM ET
    Harley-Davidson motorcycles are displayed inside the Chicago Harley-Davidson in Chicago, Illinois.

    "Buy HOG November calls ahead of analyst day and facility visit" is the title of a very short term "Trade Idea" put out by Goldman Sachs Monday.

  • Rio Tinto: Striking Hot Iron   Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 3:45 PM ET
    Rio Tinto: Striking Hot Iron

    Tom Albanese, Rio Tinto CEO, discusses the comeback for iron ore prices.

  • Best Year-End Strategy: Invest by the Book Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 3:17 PM ET
    Wall Street sign

    The old stock market chestnut "sell in May and go away" proved to be good advice this year. But that was not the only old adage of Wall Street traders that worked in 2011 — they all worked.

  • Big Investors Redo Portfolios: Should You Do the Same? Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 2:14 PM ET

    If regular investors can take any clues away from the recent moves by the market's big fish, it's that this would be the time to go for the tried and true and not the big prize.

  • Barack Obama

    It’s the economy stupid—maybe not. President Obama with the help of Congressional allies has turned the key issues to his advantage.

  • Fixing Hewlett-Packard   Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 1:44 PM ET
    Fixing Hewlett-Packard

    Jayson Noland, Robert W. Baird, discuses what needs to be done to turn the tech giant around.

  • Ron Insana's Asset Allocation Strategies   Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 12:55 PM ET
    Ron Insana's Asset Allocation Strategies

    CNBC's Ron Insana explains how you can balance your bond portfolio. He likes U.S. large cap industrials, U.S. financials, and U.S. small and mid-cap stocks.

  • Stock Pops & Drops   Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 12:44 PM ET

    A look at the midday market movers, with the Fast Money traders.