Investment Strategy


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

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Uncertainties about the Greek debt situation and the removal of the security blanket of Fed easing could combine for another week of volatility as the second quarter draws to an end.

  • The Currency Trade for Greece's Tuesday Vote Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 7:54 PM ET

    Another week, another crucial moment in the euro crisis. Leaving aside the Groundhog Day resemblance, here's how to trade Greece's upcoming austerity vote.

  • Dow, S&P End Lower for 7 Out of 8 Weeks Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 7:46 PM ET

    Stocks ended lower Friday with the Dow and S&P closing down for the seventh week out of eight amid continuing jitters over the euro zone debt crisis.

  • Lightning Round  Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 6:40 PM ET

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

  • Cramer Gets Bullish on IBM  Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 6:30 PM ET

    You need to find companies that have a vision for the future, in other words, companies with a plan, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer. "IBM has already come up 26% since they first announced their roadmap, but I think the stock has a lot more room to run," he adds.

  • Cramer Intrigued by Pacific Bio  Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    Pacific Biosciences of California is the first company to successfully commercialize single-molecule sequencing technology, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • A lack of warnings during earnings season is a sign of good things to come, Michael Thompson, managing director valuation and risk strategies at Standard & Poor, told CNBC in an interview Friday.

  • Stocks Set to End Lower Amid Euro Debt Fears Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 3:24 PM ET

    Stocks slumped with the Dow and S&P on track for their third-straight day of losses Friday as uncertainty over the passage of a Greek austerity plan in addition to worries over Italian banks overshadowed a better-than-expected durable goods report. 

  • Betting on Pessimism  Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 3:14 PM ET

    As short bets rise, is now the time to buy into the markets, with Neil Leeson, Ned Davis Research ETF strategist, and Chris Johnson, Johnson Research Group.

  • A Currency Trade for Uncertain Times Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 2:47 PM ET
    Businessman with crystal ball

    When it's hard to read the tea leaves, it's time to trade safe-haven currencies. Here's one smart approach.

  • Stop Trading! Cramer Sees Oil Falling Further  Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 2:33 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer provides traders with investing advice, and says he sees another reason why oil could fall even further.

  • Shorts Stacking Up, Time to Buy? Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 2:12 PM ET

    Extreme pessimism is becoming the norm on Wall Street. According to Ned Davis Research, at the end of May around 10% of the total shares outstanding of all domestically traded ETFs were short 2-billion shares. This is the highest level of shares shorted since 2007.

  • Google Search

    Google continues to be a great buy despite the stock being off its highs, Brent Wilsey told CNBC Friday. Also: Yu-dee Chang, ACE Investment Strategists' chief trader, weighs in on oil stocks.

  • Travel Stock Plays & Poll Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 1:43 PM ET
    Car on road

    As temperatures heat up, summer travel will heat up too. So we decided it was time to go through our stock screener and find the hot performers in the travel industry.

  • Oil's Long-Term Outlook  Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 12:55 PM ET

    A look at the long term effect of the IEA's release of oil from the strategic reserve, with Daniel Fisher, MBF Trading.

  • Cars 2's Merchandise Bonanza Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 12:48 PM ET
    Cars 2

    Today Disney opens 'Cars 2' in over 4,100 theaters, making it Pixar's widest-ever launch. There's little question that the film will win the U.S. box office this weekend — it's expected to gross $50 to $55 million. But that's less than the first 'Cars' film...but the movie is just one tiny piece of 'Cars' importance to Disney's bottom line.

  • Euro Trade Before Greece Deadline  Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 12:45 PM ET

    A currency trade on the Greek austerity vote, with Rebecca Patterson, JPMorgan Private Bank. Also, the Fast Money traders with stocks that pop.

  • Word On the Street Now  Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on trades to make today.

  • Nevada Strikes Back  Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 12:12 PM ET

    Making a case for Nevada's muni bonds in the face of Meredith Whitney's warning, with Kate Marshall, Nevada state treasurer.