Investment Strategy


  • Options Action: Utilities   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 5:34 PM ET
    Options Action: Utilities

    Putting utilities to good use, with Scott Nations, NationShares.

  • When Should you Short Euro?   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 5:33 PM ET
    When Should you Short Euro?

    Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading, explains why the euro is a sell longer-term. "Sell the euro higher," he tells the Fast Money traders.

  • Altucher: Dow 20K by 2012?   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 5:25 PM ET
    Altucher: Dow 20K by 2012?

    James Altucher explains why he stands by his forecast that the Dow will move to 20,000 by 2012.

  • Hedge Funds Weather August Market Rout Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 5:19 PM ET
    Bankers Bonus

    With markets poised to rally for a third-straight day Monday, it appears as if the $2 trillion hedge-fund industry has escaped August’s initial market turmoil with relatively minor casualties.

  • 13F Watch   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 5:14 PM ET
    13F Watch

    Warren Buffett ups his stake in Dollar General, and David Einhorn adds to his Apple and Aeropostale stake, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Icahn Ups Forest Labs Stake   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 5:13 PM ET
    Icahn Ups Forest Labs Stake

    Billionaire investor Carl Ichan ups Forest Labs stake to 20 million from 5 million, with the Fast Money crew.

  • Stocks Cut Last Week's Losses, Log 3-Day Gain Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 4:54 PM ET

    Stocks logged their biggest three-day rally since Mar. 2009, fueled by a handful of M&A news and as investors shrugged off some disappointing economic reports. The major indexes wiped out all of last week's losses following S&P's downgrade of U.S.'s credit rating.

  • As the three major U.S. stock indexes continue to rally following last week's stock roller-coaster ride, mergers and acquisitions will continue despite increased volatility, one analyst said.

  • More on the Rally Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 4:20 PM ET

    Why did we rally today? I'm sorry to sound simplistic, but it's really because it's calm in Europe: there are no headlines.

  • Stocks May Have Seen Highs For Year—But Not Lows Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 4:14 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Despite the market's recent rally, stocks may have seen their highs for year, while it's less clear if they've hit their lows, several technical analysts say.

  • When the market is weak, there's nothing more comforting than dividend-paying stocks, Paul Hickey of Bespoke Investment Group told CNBC Monday.

  • Looking for Yield in the Russell 3000   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 2:43 PM ET
    Looking for Yield in the Russell 3000

    A look at the top dividend stocks, with Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group.

  • Why Are We Up? Risk Still to the Upside Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 2:42 PM ET

    Today is very much like a seasonally August day, with no news being the main driver.

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    To those roiled by the wild stock swings over the past several weeks, the market is sending a clear message: Strap in, it's going to be a bumpy ride.

  • Bet Against JPM? Not Wise Says Dick Bove Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 1:54 PM ET

    Last Friday, Dan Nathan of Riskreversal.com suggested a bearish bet on best of breed bank JP Morgan, and today a similar trade printed in size.

  • Microsoft Might Be Next to Buy Device Maker: Analyst Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 1:30 PM ET

    Microsoft might be in the market for a device maker after Google's buy of Motorola Mobility, said Travis McCourt, managing director at Morgan Keegan.

  • Markets: So Far, So Good   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 1:09 PM ET
    Markets: So Far, So Good

    A look at the best places for investors to put their money, with Jerry Castellini, CastleArk Management; Hugh Johnson, Hugh Johnson Advisor, and Marc Chandler, Brown Brothers Harriman.

  • NYSE Midday Update   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 1:05 PM ET
    NYSE Midday Update

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on the trading day from the NYSE.

  • Value Trade or Trap: JNJ   Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 12:55 PM ET
    Value Trade or Trap: JNJ

    The Fast Money traders with a trade on Johnson & Johnson, and midday market movers that might not yet be on your radar.

  • Low Volume Shows 'It's a Seller's Boycott': Cashin Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 12:36 PM ET

    Low stock market trading Monday shows it's "a seller's boycott," Art Cashin told CNBC.