Investment Strategy


  • Stock Pops & Drops   Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 5:40 PM ET
    Stock Pops & Drops

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

  • After Hours Action: Retail   Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 5:30 PM ET
    After Hours Action: Retail

    Staples and Target keep the retail bulls going, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Gold Not in a Bubble: Gartman   Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 5:14 PM ET
    Gold Not in a Bubble: Gartman

    Dennis Gartman, of The Gartman Letter, counters Wells Fargo's claim today that gold is in bubble territory.

  • Word on the Street   Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 5:00 PM ET
    Word on the Street

    Dissecting the day's major business news as major indexes close up more than 1%, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Talking Numbers: S&P's Resistance Level   Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 4:40 PM ET
    Talking Numbers: S&P's Resistance Level

    Discussing the potential breakthrough level for the S&P 500, with Jeff Weiss, Tejas Securities Group.

  • Dow, S&P Finish Near Flat, Nasdaq Slides Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 4:29 PM ET

    The Dow and S&P closed near the flat line after toggling between small gains and losses for most of the afternoon in light volume trading Wednesday. The Nasdaq fell, however, as tech stocks dragged on the market.

  • Helmers: What's Your Market Strategy — Fear or Facts? Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 3:44 PM ET

    An incredible opportunity for the rational investor to make a long‐term bet on stocks and financials stocks in particular.

  • Didn't Sell in May? You Still Might Want to Get Out Now Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 3:02 PM ET

    If you chose not to take the advice to sell in May and go away, you missed the hands-down trade of the year. But there's still time to act, because more selling likely awaits.

  • Investors should stick to the sidelines on Hewlett-Packard ahead of its Thursday earnings report, said one analyst.

  • It's Time to Buy Banks: Sandler O'Neill's Albertson Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 1:53 PM ET

    During the past month, investors have overreacted to the downside in their trading of the financial sector, and now is the time to buy, says Robert Albertson, chief strategist at Sandler O'Neill.

  • Back to School Sales Trends   Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 1:37 PM ET
    Back to School Sales Trends

    A look at what's hot at this year's back to school sales, including footwear, with Randy Konik, Jefferies; Jeff Klinefelter, Piper Jaffray, and CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • Buyer Exhaustion Coming? Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 1:11 PM ET

    This is clearly a case of seller exhaustion, but we are seeing very little buyer enthusiasm. In other words, after the big dropoff markets have drifted up on oversold conditions, and on some attempting to pick up a few bargains.

  • Gold Bubble & Coinstar to Surge?   Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 12:45 PM ET
    Gold Bubble & Coinstar to Surge?

    The Fast Money traders take a look at where gold prices are headed, and Michael Olson, Piper Jaffray, weighs in on whether Coinstar will create some friendly competition for Netflix.

  • Stock Mutual Funds See Huge Outflow Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 12:35 PM ET

    So much for blaming the volatility on high frequency traders: stock investors took $30 billion out of stock mutual funds (domestic and foreign) for the week ending August 10, according to the Investment Company Institute.

  • WOTS Now: Fear vs. Fundamentals   Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 12:30 PM ET
    WOTS Now: Fear vs. Fundamentals

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the midday market movers, and Brian Sozzi, Wall Street Strategies, takes a look at the buzz from the retail sector.

  • Global Recession: Begins & Ends With U.S.?   Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 12:12 PM ET
    Global Recession: Begins & Ends With U.S.?

    Should investors be preparing for a global recession? Insight with Stephen Roach, Morgan Stanley non-executive chairman.

  • 11 Biotech Stocks Hedge Funds Love and Hate Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 12:02 PM ET

    Hedge funds peeled back the curtain this week to reveal a bit about what biotech stocks they were buying and selling during the second quarter.

  • Small-Cap Stocks Regaining Favor in Rough Market Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 10:29 AM ET

    The extreme volatility of the past seven weeks has sent investors looking for shelter from the storm. Small-cap stocks may provide a place to hide.

  • Money In Motion: The Euro Trade   Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 10:26 AM ET
    Money In Motion: The Euro Trade

    A currency play on the euro, with Rebecca Patterson, J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

  • Six in 60

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