Investment Strategy


  • Is Chipotle Too Spicy? Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 2:18 PM ET

    If people won't pay up for leather bags, will they still buy pricey, albeit delicious, burritos? It's a question Chipotle investors might want to ask.

  • Ford, Airline Stocks Knocked for Economic Uncertainty Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 2:17 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs lowered expectations for Ford and JPMorgan offered a dim outlook for AMR and other airline stocks this week.

  • Art Cashin, director of floor operations for USB Financial Services, called the market's steep drop "a classical technical breakdown" and said high frequency trading was contributing to the decline.

  • Europe About to Melt?  Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 1:15 PM ET

    An update on Italy's PM addressing Parliament on debt crisis fears, and a look ahead of tomorrow's ECB decision, with Laurent Bilke, Nomura European Rates and CNBC's Carolin Schober.

  • The Trade on Gold, Transports & Apple  Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    Central Banks jump into the gold trade and stock up on reserves. Insight on whether individual investors should follow their lead and insight on whether the sell off in transports is a sign of things to come for the market and Pete Najarian takes a look at Apple hanging in tough in a weak tape.

  • When Investing, Are You Asking These Three Questions? Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 12:11 PM ET

    How do you protect your portfolio? One author says it starts with three key questions.

  • US Stocks Weaken Again; Eyes on Europe Markets Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 11:49 AM ET

    In Greece, where equities are nearly 4 percent lower on the day, there were headlines coming from the country’s Finance Minister warning that “the situation in the Euro zone is not developing in a reassuring way…there is pressure at the heart of the euro zone.” Also not helping…lackluster U.S. economic data released at 10am ET this morning.

  • Rate Cut Won't Stem the Swissie's Rise Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 10:56 AM ET

    Think a little thing like cutting interest rates to near zero will end the Swiss franc's Alpine climb? Think again.

  • Dow Down Triple Digits  Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 10:40 AM ET

    The Dow, S&P and Nasdaq are all down. Insight on the market plunge with Art Cashin, UBS, and CNBC's Brian Shactman & Courtney Reagan.

  • Morici: Where Are the Jobs? Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 10:16 AM ET

    The key factor stifling jobs creation is sluggish GDP growth, which only advanced 1.3 percent in the second quarter and 0.3 percent in the first. Businesses can’t hire and pay new workers without more customers.

  • Traders Weigh in on Markets  Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 10:14 AM ET

    Some reaction from the floor, with Warren Meyers, DME Securities, and Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel.

  • Options Traders Say Market Wrong on Hertz Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    Shares of Hertz sold off with the rest of the market yesterday, but some option traders were looking for upside into September.

  • Six in 60

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

  • Futures Gain After ADP Employment Report Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 8:17 AM ET

    Futures rose Wednesday, following a massive selloff in the previous session, after a reading on private sector employment came in stronger than expected.

  • The economy is in big trouble, and the world’s central banks may be running out of ways of turning it around, according to Carl Weinberg, chief economist at High Frequency Economics.

  • 'The Bear Market Is Starting': Marc Faber Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 1:10 AM ET
    Dr. Marc Faber

    The bear market is on its way back, economist and contrarian investor Marc Faber, the editor and publisher of The Gloom Boom & Doom Report told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Euro Should be Trading Lower  Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 12:20 AM ET

    Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist at RBS talks about the forex markets.

  • Traders at the New York Stock Exchange.

    Markets fear a new set of evil twins — a stumbling U.S. economy and the specter of a European sovereign debt crisis.

  • What's the Post-Debt-Deal Trade? Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 7:50 PM ET
    What's Next?

    The markets were weak at the outset on a poor showing in Europe and very poor consumer spending. Slower global growth is clearly the big issue facing stocks.

  • Lightning Round  Tuesday, 2 Aug 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.