Investment Strategy


  • Mad Money Markets   Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 6:00 PM ET
    Mad Money Markets

    Mad Money host, Jim Cramer says there is a disconnect between what investors are hearing about companies and what is actually happening.

  • Fast Money Final Trade   Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 5:58 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade

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

  • Options Action: The Gold Trade.   Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 5:50 PM ET
    Options Action: The Gold Trade.

    Brian Stutland, Options Action trader with the play on the precious metal.

  • Will Energy Stocks Buck a Double Dip?   Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 5:31 PM ET
    Will Energy Stocks Buck a Double Dip?

    Daniel Dicker, MerBloc president weighs in on the trade on oil and whether the commodity is headed for demand destruction.

  • Stock Pops & Drops   Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 5:25 PM ET
    Stock Pops & Drops

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

  • Bernanke's Disappointment   Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 5:21 PM ET
    Bernanke's Disappointment

    Jim Caron, Morgan Stanley weighs in on "operation torque", which he says could be similar in many ways to QE2.

  • Bernanke Refuses to Dance   Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 5:21 PM ET
    Bernanke Refuses to Dance

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the Fed chairman's speech and its impact on the markets.

  • Word on the Street: Oracle for HPQ   Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 5:00 PM ET
    Word on the Street: Oracle for HPQ

    Dissecting the day's major business news, with the Fast Money traders and how to play the euro & the Fed, and tech trades to make.

  • Hedge Funds Thrown Into Negative Territory Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 4:51 PM ET

    Add hedge funds to the list of asset classes now negative on the year. Hedge funds declined by more than 2 percent in August, according to new data from Hedge Fund Research.

  • Previewing President Obama's Jobs Plan   Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 4:37 PM ET
    Previewing President Obama's Jobs Plan

    Democrats are asking President Obama to be tough in his jobs speech tonight. Discussing the President's plan, with Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • Stocks Close Lower After Bernanke Speech Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 4:24 PM ET

    Stocks ended lower in volatile trading Thursday after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke failed to provide additional detail on how to boost the weakening U.S. economy and as investors looked ahead to President Obama's jobs speech later this evening.

  • Wal-Mart's Behind the Scene Deal Hunt Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 4:13 PM ET
    Walmart Home Office

    Wal-Mart’s been seen sniffing around some deals here in the U.S.—which makes sense, as same-store U.S. sales, down nine consecutive quarters, seem to be the gaping growth hole.

  • Is British Pound About to Get a Beating? Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 2:55 PM ET

    With all the action on the Continent, the British pound has been out of the spotlight. It's time for a look — and you might not like it.

  • Stocks Fractionally Lower After Bernanke Speech Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 2:44 PM ET

    Stocks are fractionally lower following Ben Bernanke's speech because Mr. Bernanke declined to elaborate on any further stimulus the Federal Reserve might provide, or under what conditions it would do so.

  • Bernanke On U.S. Economic Outlook   Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 1:44 PM ET
    Bernanke On U.S. Economic Outlook

    Fed chairman, Ben Bernanke addresses the Economic Club of Minnesota on the U.S. economy, saying the nation's economic problems are more than just temporary and the Fed has a range of tools to provide additional stimulus.

  • M&A Activity: What Walmart Wants   Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 12:20 PM ET
    M&A Activity: What Walmart Wants

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the story on Wal-Mart Stores eyeing growth through acquisition, with Asher Edelman, Edelman Arts, who also discusses the business of art.

  • Goldman Economist: Chance of Recession?   Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 12:00 PM ET
    Goldman Economist: Chance of Recession?

    Weighing in on whether there is still a chance for a recession, with Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs chief economist, who also shares analysis on what the markets expect from Bernanke.

  • Why Bears Are Nervous Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 11:57 AM ET

    Bears are eyeing this tape nervously...why? In theory, bears should be delighted: the language from the ECB was somewhat dovish, with growth targets lowered — and everyone knows September is the worst month for the stock market, right?

  • How Are Traders Playing?   Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 11:41 AM ET
    How Are Traders Playing?

    Discussing investment strategies ahead of President Obama & Ben Bernanke's speeches, with Warren Meyers, DME Securities vice president of floor operations and Joe Greco, Meridian Equity Partners managing director.

  • A 50-Year Bond? What One Fed Option Could Look Like Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 11:15 AM ET

    With the Federal Reserve widely expected later this month to unveil the latest weapon in its easing arsenal, expectations are ranging from Operation Twist to Operation Torque to a 50-year Treasury bond.