Investment Strategy


  • Cramer's Issues for the Street     Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 8:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer takes a look ahead of what traders are watching.

  • Gamekeeper Turned Poacher? The Path to Rogue Trading Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 8:30 AM ET
    Jerome Kerviel shown here released on bail from La Sante Prison by a Parisian court on March 18, 2008 in Paris, France. Jerome Kerviel, the Societe Generale rogue trader was accused of losing 4.9 billion euros (7.2 billion US dollars) through unauthorised trading.

    A bright graduate joins an investment bank, but not in the glamorous, fast-moving –  and ultimately profitable -  trading role that he wanted. Rather, he is put into the "middle office," managing the IT systems that keep the trading desks running. Eventually, though, he is given a break, joining the bank's "delta one" trading desk, playing arbitrage between cash equities and equity derivatives.

  • Bill Ackman: Betting on Hong Kong     Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 7:16 AM ET

    William A. Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management shares his strategy behind investing in Hong Kong and why he sees a 100 times return on investment. He explains there is less risk in owning the Hong Kong dollar vs the U.S. dollar.

  • Delivering Alpha Economic Poll     Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 7:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman has the results from an economic poll from investment leaders, where more than half see slow but positive growth and 29 percent think we are already in recession.

  • Hedge Fund Exposure     Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 6:50 AM ET

    A look at why hedge fund managers have made net profits of $557 billion dollars since inception to this past June, with Rick Sopher, LCH Investments chairman.

  • Better Start Trading: CEO     Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 5:30 AM ET

    "Investors need to react according to the market," Keith McCullough, chief executive at Hedgeye Risk Management told CNBC. He added investors should not just hold money but be willing to react to market moves.

  • The Perfect Hedge: How to Trade Volatility Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 5:24 AM ET

    Trading volatility as an asset class — that is, speculating on the frequency of market movements — is a seriously complex undertaking, so much so that some fund managers who specialize in it struggle to explain it to even sophisticated institutional investors.

  • No Prudential Deal: CEO     Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 2:30 AM ET

    Prudential CEO Tidjane Thiam denied rumors that rising share prices were due to an upcoming merger or acquisition, in this interview with CNBC.

  • Have We Learned From Lehman? If So, Watch Out Bears Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 2:16 AM ET

    Stock markets rallied significantly on Wednesday following a joint statement from Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy on defending Greece and such political action could pose a big threat to stock bears, according to Philippe Gijsels, the head of research at BNP Paribas Fortis Capital Markets in Brussels.

  • Mitigating Global Risk     Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 11:50 PM ET

    Satyajit Das, Author of Extreme Money: Masters of the Universe and the Cult of Risk, reveals how he is investing in light of the global market risks.

  • Bullish on Bullion     Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 10:20 PM ET

    Steve O'Hanna, Investment Manager at Fat Prophets Funds Management, believes gold could rise above $2,000 an ounce if Greece defaults.

  • Thursday Look Ahead: Weekly Claims and Philly Fed Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 8:58 PM ET

    An important batch of U.S. economic data could influence Thursday's markets, even as they continue to feel the long dark clouds of Europe's debt crisis.

  • Big Hitters Delivering Alpha     Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 7:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner with highlights from a bunch of heavy hitters at the CNBC conference, "Delivering Alpha".

  • World Bank President Robert Zoellick     Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    World Bank President Robert Zoellick tells CNBC's Larry Kudlow the world has entered a new economic danger zone.

  • No Huddle Offense: Oil Drillers     Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 6:58 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts on oil drillers, saying it might very well be the cheapest sector out there.

  • Am I Diversified?     Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 6:48 PM ET

    You tell Mad Money host Jim Cramer your top five holdings and he'll tell you if your portfolio is diversified enough.

  • Lightning Round     Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 6:40 PM ET

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

  • Hot Sectors for Equity Investors     Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 6:30 PM ET

    John Burke, CEO of Burke Financial Strategies, outlines where equity investors should put their money in the current enviornment.

  • Anatomy of a Sell Off     Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 6:25 PM ET

    Never cut and run from a high quality stock just because of one bad data point, says Mad Money's Jim Cramer. Case in point, consider what happened to Fossil and Lululemon.

  • Looking to Deliver Alpha: Here Are Six Really Big Ideas Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 6:20 PM ET

    From individual companies to finding value in the aftermath of the housing market, there are still a plethora of ways to find value for investors. Here are six innovative ideas presented by a panel at the Delivering Alpha conference.