Investment Strategy


  • MSFT Earnings Trade     Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 5:04 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on Microsoft's earnings, and Brent Thill, UBS analyst, provides insight on the tech giant's earnings, growth and valuation.

  • Fast Money, October 20, 2011     Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.

  • JPMorgan: Developing the Investment Bank     Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 4:33 PM ET

    Jes Staley, J.P. Morgan Investment Bank CEO, shares his views on earnings season, Europe's escalating debt crisis and the investment bank, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo. Also, does JPMorgan feel shackled by the current regulatory environment? "There are a lot of things that are being done to us that require an incredible amount of change," he adds.

  • Stocks End Mixed Ahead of EU Debt Plan Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 4:14 PM ET

    Stocks closed mixed Thursday after fluctuating wildly for most of the session as traders sifted through a slew of headlines from the euro zone ahead of a key EU summit this weekend.

  • How to Trade on a China Slowdown Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 4:14 PM ET
    Job seekers read recruitment newspapers at a job fair in Shanghai, China.

    Currency markets are hanging on every European headline, so this strategist has a trade in another direction.

  • Fast Money Final Call: MSFT     Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 3:51 PM ET

    Brian Stutland, Fast Money contributor, discusses earnings for Microsoft. Should investors be trading this software giant?

  • Diamond Offshore's Profit Soars     Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 3:42 PM ET

    Shares of Diamond Offshore Drilling are up more than 3% after reporting better-than-expected earnings, with Larry Dickerson, Diamond Offshore Drilling CEO.

  • Checking Market Pulse     Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 3:32 PM ET

    Chris Hyzy, US Trust, and Rich Peterson, S&P Capital, discuss the market action on worries over Europe's debt crisis.

  • Fifth Third CEO on Q3 Results     Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 3:20 PM ET

    Kevin Kabat, Fifth Third Bancorp president & CEO, discusses why Fifth Third Bancorp shares are soaring in today's session. "We increased the quarter through loan growth," says Kabat. "But we also had growth in our mortgage, our auto, as well as our credit card portfolio."

  • Market Tailwinds: Rally at Year End?     Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 3:11 PM ET

    Thomas Lee, J.P.Morgan , explains why the risk of a systemic event in Europe is diminishing.

  • Disaster du Jour & Sunshine Stocks     Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 2:55 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg and Mandy Drury share their gloomy and sunny stock picks.

  • Europe vs. Earnings in Markets     Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 2:41 PM ET

    Marc Pado, Cantor Fitzgerald US market strategist, explains the tug of war he is seeing between Europe and earnings.

  • Are Apple's Best Days Over?     Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 2:28 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenebrg takes a look at Apple's numbers and discusses whether the company's best days are over.

  • Middle Market Opportunities Abroad     Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 2:18 PM ET

    Mona Pearl, author of Grow Globally, discusses opportunities for your Middle Market company around the world.

  • Trader Triple Play     Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 1:52 PM ET

    Where to put your money now with just two hours left of trading, with Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities; Tom Reilly, SCS Commodities; and Jack Bouroudjian, Index Futures Group.

  • After Gaddafi: Where Oil Markets Go From Here Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 1:40 PM ET
    Libya oil refinery

    The return of Libyan oil to world markets may provide some relief at the pump for U.S. consumers, but don't expect a big drop in prices as refining and economic factors are more at play.

  • Time to Buy McDonald's?     Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 1:30 PM ET

    David Palmer, UBS senior restaurant analyst, explains why he has a buy on McDonald's.

  • Groupon Slashes IPO?     Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 1:28 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the latest details on Groupon slashing its offering and valuation.

  • Invest in U.S. Stocks?     Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 1:15 PM ET

    Discussing whether the US is a good place to invest now as Europe's debt crisis appears to be deteriorating, with Rich Weiss, American Century Investments, and Ted Parrish, Henssler Equity Fund.

  • Two analysts told CNBC Thursday the best way to winterize a stock portfolio is to buy shares of coal or oil companies rather than buying the commodities directly.