Investment Strategy


  • Playing the Volatility   Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 11:07 AM ET
    Playing the Volatility

    Insight on where investors should place their money now that the markets have regained recent losses, with Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson, and Charlie Smith, Fort Pitt Capital Group.

  • Six in 60

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

  • Weak Open; Comparing Wal-Mart and GE Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 9:23 AM ET

    Europe is weak this morning, and U.S. S&P futures began dropping shortly after Germany's Q2 GDP came out — a gain of only 0.1 percent sequentially was a disappointment.

  • Futures Pare Losses After Industrial Production Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 9:19 AM ET

    Futures tumbled Tuesday following a handful of economic reports in addition to news that German GDP growth slowed more than expected.

  • What's On: Retail, Europe and Starbucks Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 8:21 AM ET

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

  • Doll Talks Equity Strategy   Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 7:33 AM ET
    Doll Talks Equity Strategy

    Bob Doll, chief US equity strategist at BlackRock, explains where investors should put their money now.

  • Markets Back to Lehman Levels of Stress: HSBC Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 6:14 AM ET
    Close-up of a pen on stock price chart

    Financial markets are likely to resume their high volatility in September despite the current period of relative calm, and are approaching "Lehman levels" of stress following the downgrade of the US  by credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's, according to a new report from HSBC.

  • Debt Crisis Could Be Turning Point for US-China Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 4:22 AM ET
    Richard Nixon

    When President Nixon went on his visit to China in 1972, he wouldn't have predicted that within 40 years the country would be urging the U.S. to adopt a more responsible fiscal policy.

  • Investors Look for Opportunities in Iraqi Recovery Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 3:59 AM ET
    Soldiers from Task Force Currahee, 4th Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, recover bundles of fuel that were air delivered to Forward Operating Base Waza K'wah in the Paktika province of Afghanistan via a C-17 Globemaster III. The fuel was delivered to help sustain members of Task Force Currahee whose only means of re-supply is through air delivery.

    The thought of investing in Iraq may make some investors cringe, but others argue the situation is changing on the ground. Given the euro zone debt jitters, a weaker outlook for the US economy and fears of some emerging markets overheating, it may be worth a consideration.

  • UK Regulator Slaps Fund Manager With Biggest Fine Ever Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 3:09 AM ET

    The UK's Financial Services Authority yesterday issued the largest ever fine to an individual for market abuse and other offenses, imposing a penalty of 2 million pounds ($3.3 million) on Dutch hedge fund manager Michiel Visser.

  • Royal Dutch Shell Holds Strong Despite Oil Spill   Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 3:00 AM ET

    "The oil spill is not affecting Royal Dutch Shell much at all. It is just down by the amount you would expect with the FTSE down 0.7-0.8 percent," Simon Denham, chief executive at Capital Spreads, told CNBC.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy may wind up their Tuesday meeting with a list of accomplishments as empty as the streets of Paris in August.

  • Lightning Round   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 6:40 PM ET
    Lightning Round

    You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.

  • Cramer's View on Oracle   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 6:30 PM ET
    Cramer's View on Oracle

    Whatever worries you might have about Oracle the company, you need to acknowledge that Oracle the stock has taken a pounding lately, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer

  • Cramer Sounds off on SodaStream   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 6:15 PM ET
    Cramer Sounds off on SodaStream

    Last Thursday SodaStream, which had been one of the hottest stocks out there, imploded after reporting what, at first glance, might have looked like an upside surprise, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Last Week's Turmoil: A Dream?   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 6:00 PM ET
    Last Week's Turmoil: A Dream?

    First of all, the biggest portion of this market's decline belongs at the feet of Europe, where there's been a total breakdown of the bailouts, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Fast Money Final Trade   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 5:58 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade

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

  • Big Box Retail Earnings   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 5:55 PM ET
    Big Box Retail Earnings

    Mark Wiltamuth, Morgan Stanley analyst, provides a preview of big box retailers' earnings.

  • Charting the Markets   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 5:40 PM ET
    Charting the Markets

    Carter Worth, Oppenheimer Asset Management, discusses what investors should do as the market has staged a comeback.

  • Stock Pops & Drops   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 5:40 PM ET
    Stock Pops & Drops

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