Investment Strategy


  • S&P Futures Jump on Durable Goods Report Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 9:25 AM ET

    S&P futures jumped nearly 10 points as July durable goods were far stronger than expected, in fact, at a gain of 4 percent, was more than twice consensus, and the June numbers were revised upward as well.

  • Trader's Edge Before The Bell   Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 9:20 AM ET

    A check on the markets before the trading session begins, with Matthew Cheslock, Cohen Capital Group senior specialist.

  • Is Gold Overbought? Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 8:47 AM ET

    The seemingly inexorable rise in the price of gold, with record highs scaled on an almost weekly basis, has led some analysts to talk of a bubble forming.

  • Futures Pare Losses After Durable Goods Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 8:35 AM ET

    Futures shaved earlier losses Wednesday after durable goods orders jumped much more than expected in July, but still remained under pressure after Moody’s downgraded Japan’s economy by one notch on concerns over the size of the country’s budget deficit.

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

  • Volatility Here to Stay?   Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 7:30 AM ET
    Volatility Here to Stay?

    A look ahead of Bernanke's speech and the risk aversion in Treasurys and stocks, with Peter Fisher, BlackRock global head of fixed income.

  • Ben Bernanke

    Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks on the economy and policy, at a time when both are shaky in the eyes of the markets.

  • Heineken CEO: Beverage Market Down in West   Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 2:20 AM ET
    Heineken CEO: Beverage Market Down in West

    "We have low trading levels, and low consumer confidence, particularly in the Northern Hemisphere. We have had a lot of positive developments in the developing part of the world - if we think about Asia, the Middle East and Africa, these markets are very strong, and that compensates a lot," Jean-Francois van Boxmeer, CEO of Heineken, told CNBC.

  • recession.jpg

    The economy is increasingly at risk of falling into recession, and could be more so if the stock market doesn't find its sea legs sometime soon.

  • Gold = Bubble Trouble?   Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 6:45 PM ET
    Gold = Bubble Trouble?

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer clues you in as to why you should be buying gold despite buz z of a bubble.

  • Cramer Plays Defense   Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 6:30 PM ET
    Cramer Plays Defense

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his "defensive" strategies for investing in the market.

  • Faith is Top Priority, Says Cramer   Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 6:15 PM ET
    Faith is Top Priority, Says Cramer

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares ideas to reinforce your investments. "Invest in companies you believe in," he says.

  • Although the Dow soared to its biggest gain in almost two weeks, the market might be getting ahead of itself as investors eye a highly-anticipated speech by Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke last this week, strategists said.

  • Cramer on Flexible Investing   Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 6:00 PM ET
    Cramer on Flexible Investing

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why it's important to be a flexible investor.

  • Fast Money Final Trade   Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 5:58 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade

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

  • Options Action: DIS   Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 5:50 PM ET
    Options Action: DIS

    Mike Khouw, Options trader, shares his view on Disney.

  • Oil Pushes Higher   Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 5:41 PM ET
    Oil Pushes Higher

    Discussing the impact the situation in Libya is having on oil prices, with the Fast Money team.

  • Stock Pops & Drops   Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 5:40 PM ET
    Stock Pops & Drops

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

  • Statue and Italian Flag in front of Vittorio Emanuele monument.

    There will be improvement in the U.S. economy in the second half of the year, according to Barclays Capital managing director Larry Kantor, but there will be an overhang from continued uncertainties in Europe.

  • Apple Rumor Mill on Fire   Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 5:33 PM ET
    Apple Rumor Mill on Fire

    Craig Berger, FBR sr. tech analyst, says Apple production figures are beyond predictions.