Investment Strategy


  • Why Inventory Matters So Much Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 6:22 PM ET

    Cramer explains why businesses of all kinds live and die by it.

  • Commodities traders at the New York Mercantile Exchange.

    Monday's 2 percent slide in U.S. oil futures reflects concerns about weakness in the global economy, traders say. So why are Brent crude prices basically unchanged?

  • History Doesn’t Always Repeat Itself Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 6:21 PM ET

    Hey, did you hear? The US today is like Japan in the 1990s. (Well, maybe not.)

  • Ignore the Academics Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 6:19 PM ET

    Nobel Prize or not, they don’t know stocks.

  • When to Consult the Charts Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 6:17 PM ET

    Technical analysis works well in certain situations, Cramer said. This is how you use it to your advantage.

  • After six weeks of losses, is the stock market at the beginning or at the end of its correction?

  • Stocks Close Mixed; Dow Still Below 12,000 Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 4:22 PM ET

    Stocks ended narrowly mixed in a choppy session Monday, after another downgrade of Greece's credit rating offset gains from a flurry of M&A activity and as investors continued to worry over a slowing global recovery ahead of a handful of key economic news throughout the week.

  • Is the S&P Cheap? Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 1:00 PM ET

    As I returned from a London trip last week, I got lots of comments from traders about how the S&P is now trading at roughly 13 times 2011 consensus earnings estimates of $95. That certainly seems comparatively cheap. There are two problems.

  • Time to Get Defensive?     Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 1:00 PM ET

    A look at what it will take to get retail investors back into the market, with Jonathan Golub, UBS chief US equity strategist.

  • Tyson: High Stakes Game of Chicken?     Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 12:53 PM ET

    A look at unusual activity in the poultry producer's stock, and The Fast Money traders weigh in on which trades to put down today.

  • Timberland on the Chopping Block?     Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 12:36 PM ET

    VF Corp announces it will snatch up boot maker Timberland for $2 billion; and The Fast Money traders weigh in on today's top trades.

  • Stocks Unlikely to Rebound Until S&P Hits 1,250: Pros Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 11:38 AM ET

    Waiting for the stock market to bottom so you can jump back in? Some strategists think the S&P 500 index might have to fall another two percent before it's time to buy.

  • Phillips: How to Recession-Proof Your Portfolio Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 11:11 AM ET

    There are four things investors should do to protect their portfolios from recession.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Bulls Snap Up Independent Oil Company Options Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 11:03 AM ET

    Brigham Exploration said last week that harsh weather will harm oil production—but that didn't stop bulls from charging into upside options.

  • Market Has Modestly Positive Developments Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 10:45 AM ET

    There's talk of smaller bank capital requirements than expected, with banks selling for near book value or at a discount to book (as Barron's noted this week).

  • Traders Assess Week Ahead     Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    How to trade the week ahead, with Peter Yastrow, Yastrow & Origer , and Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel.

  • Boingo's Big Stock Problem     Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 9:45 AM ET

    David Hagan, Boingo Wireless president & CEO, discusses whether the stock can bounce back since its IPO at NASDAQ in May.

  • How to Trade China's Upcoming Economic Data Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 8:52 AM ET
    Great Wall of China

    China will be releasing a slew of economic data in the coming week. Here's how to profit from it.

  • Futures Edge Higher After Six Down Weeks Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 8:14 AM ET

    US stock index futures signaled a largely flat open for stocks on Monday, after Wall Street ended down for the sixth week on Friday.