Investment Strategy


  • Sideways Market Moves  Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 7:13 AM ET

    Earnings remain fundamentally strong but the trouble lies in in some of the major emerging markets, says Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors; with Robert Albertson, Sandler O'Neill.

  • Osborne Tells Euro Zone Leaders 'Get a Grip' Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 1:23 AM ET
    Big Ben & London Eye

    George Osborne has urged euro zone leaders to “get a grip” on the sovereign debt crisis at their summit today, warning that failure to do so could unleash an economic crisis as serious as the recession that followed the banking crash of 2008.

  • Commodities traders at the New York Mercantile Exchange.

    European leaders could temporarily steal the spotlight from Washington lawmakers Thursday, as they meet in Brussels to discuss the Greek debt crisis and how to keep contagion from spreading.

  • Lightning Round  Wednesday, 20 Jul 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 HLS  Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his outlook on HLS.

  • Cotton Prices Might Be the New Tailwind Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 6:07 PM ET
    A farm laborer works at a cotton factory in Korla city, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China.

    If you want volatility, all you have to do is look at the cotton trade. In the last week, it has shed 36 percent. Despite that, cotton is still up more than 37 percent in the last year.

  • American as AAPL Pie?  Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his bullish outlook on Apple stock, and why the company puts America to shame.

  • Gold Not the Best Bet for the Long Haul: Analyst Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 5:46 PM ET

    Investors continue to pile into gold exchange traded funds, amid persistent worries about the European debt crisis and uncertainty over whether U.S. lawmakers will come to an agreement in time to raise the federal debt ceiling and prevent default. But some analysts say gold-related assets may not be the best bet for the long haul.

  • Options Action: MSFT  Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 5:45 PM ET

    Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities, gives his take on Microsoft ahead of company earnings.

  • Playing Volatility Ramp-up  Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 5:36 PM ET

    Discussing the best ways to play rising volatility, with Mark Sebastian, Option Pit Consulting COO.

  • Winners/Losers of Debt Deal  Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 5:26 PM ET

    As President Obama opens the door to a short-term debt deal, how should you be positioning your portfolio? Ed Mills, FBR Financial policy analyst, weighs in.

  • Stocks End Lower, Led by Techs; Banks Rally Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 4:25 PM ET

    Stocks slipped in the final minutes of trading to end lower Wednesday as investors took a breather following a sharp rally in the previous session and amid ongoing jitters over the debt ceiling talks and fears over the euro zone crisis.

  • Stocks Slip Ahead of Close; Banks Gain Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 3:52 PM ET

    Stocks lost some ground in the final minutes of trading Wednesday as investors took a breather following a sharp rally in the previous session and after existing home sales tumbled unexpectedly to a seven-month low. 

  • EU Summit Could Topple the Euro Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 2:50 PM ET

    Investors seem hopeful that something will actually come of this latest euro zone confab. But be careful what you wish for.

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

  • Apple Lovefest Continues; Analysts Hike Price Targets Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 1:53 PM ET

    Analysts were quick to raise their price targets on Apple one day after the maker of iPads and iPhones reported another blowout quarter that exceeded expectations.

  • AMR Contracting Boeing &Airbus  Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 1:15 PM ET

    Insight on AMR's largest order in history, with Jason Gursky, Citi defense analyst and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Time to Buy Stocks?  Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 1:09 PM ET

    The markets are in wait and see mode, but should investors be? Insight with Scott Wren, Wells Fargo Advisors and Nicholas Colas, ConvergEx Group.

  • The Safe-Haven Trade You Haven't Thought Of Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 12:41 PM ET
    Canadian Loons

    The Canadian dollar often rises when risk appetites are high - but this strategist says it's a safe haven against the messes in the U.S. and Europe.

  • WOTS Now: Apple  Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on Apple's earnings and how to play the tech giant's ecosystem.