Investment Strategy


  • Fast Money Final Trade   Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 5:58 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade

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

  • Options Action: SLE   Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 5:50 PM ET
    Options Action: SLE

    Mike Khouw, Options trader, gives you his take on Sara Lee

  • Market Not Playing by 'Bull' Rules   Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 5:37 PM ET
    Market Not Playing by 'Bull' Rules

    A look at unusual options activity, and key technicals to watch amid the selloff, with Chris Verrone, Strategas Research Partners. "Transports are heading into breakdown mode," he says.

  • Hedge Funds Ahead of Crisis?   Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 5:29 PM ET
    Hedge Funds Ahead of Crisis?

    Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge Capital, says most of the hedge funds de-risked coming into June. "When things get bad, everything starts to converge on each other," he says.

  • Dow Sinks 500, Worst Day Since Dec. 2008 Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 5:12 PM ET

    Stocks plunged sharply Thursday, with the Dow down more than 500 points, in its worst one-day decline since December 2008. All three major averages tumbled into negative territory for the year as investors were rattled over an intensifying global economic slowdown and ahead of the widely-followed monthly unemployment report.

  • 2-Year Note Touches Record Low   Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 5:10 PM ET
    2-Year Note Touches Record Low

    One-month Treasury bill yield dips into negative territory as the Dow plunges more than 500 points Thursday, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Fast Money, August 4, 2011   Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 5:00 PM ET
    Fast Money, August 4, 2011

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

  • Dow Closes Down 512 Points   Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 5:00 PM ET
    Dow Closes Down 512 Points

    As world stocks plunge and the US indexes enter correction territory, the Fast Money team discusses where investors should put their money now.

  • Farrell: On a Day Like Today: Un-React Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 4:54 PM ET

    What are you gonna do when the financial world is falling apart, again. This has to be the 12th or 20th (maybe 50th) time the world has ended during my career.

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

  • Market Drops in Record Territory   Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 3:50 PM ET
    Market Drops in Record Territory

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg & Amanda Drury with a look at market fear in the U.S. and Europe, with Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities, and CNBC's Brian Shactman with a wrap up of today's dramatic market finish.

  • No US Bottom Without Europe Resolution Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 3:23 PM ET

    With that said, the selloff this morning as Europe was closing had the feel of a mini-panic. Volume was intense; some very big stocks on my screen were down 8 or 9 percent.

  • Yen and Swiss Franc: Still Safe Havens? Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 2:46 PM ET

    Safe-haven Swiss francs and yen got caught in a currency squall when those central banks intervened. Here's what to expect next.

  • Falcone's Big Bet: Lightsquared   Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 1:34 PM ET
    Falcone's Big Bet: Lightsquared

    Legendary hedge fund manager, Phil Falcone, Harbinger Capital Partners discusses the biggest bet of his career, building the next generation of wireless broadband.

  • Goldman Upgrades Tiffany; Raises Price Target Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 12:50 PM ET
    Tiffany Gift Box

    Goldman Sachs upgraded its rating of Tiffany & Co. to "neutral" from "sell," citing a rebound in the Japanese market and the retailer's success in passing along higher commodity prices to consumers.

  • Currency Wars & Kraft Splits in Two   Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 12:45 PM ET
    Currency Wars & Kraft Splits in Two

    Insight on the currency wars and how to play it, with Rebecca Patterson, JP Morgan, and CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the story on Kraft's plans to split into two companies and what it means to investors, with Scott Mushkin, Jefferies & Company.

  • Gold Prices Drop—No Surprise Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 12:43 PM ET
  • Flight-to-Safety? Try These Mutual Funds: Analysts Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 12:42 PM ET

    As investors flee a falling U.S. stock market, two analyst say there are still safe companies out there and the best way to buy into them is through mutual funds.

  • WOTS Now: Stocks Selloff & Gold Down   Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 12:30 PM ET
    WOTS Now: Stocks Selloff & Gold Down

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the market's selloff and retail stocks, and Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter explains the big reversal in gold and how to play it.

  • Stocks are at “critical levels,” and if we continue to break through the current levels we could be in for further selling, said Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services.