Investment Strategy


  • Top Performing Stocks Countdown     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 6:25 PM ET

    Mad Money host, Jim Cramer says investors should own stocks that are levered to long-term secular growth trends and highlights three top performers.

  • Westport Innovations CEO     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mad Money host, Jim Cramer weighs in on the NAT GAS Act, which expands the tax credit for natural fueled vehicles, with David Demers, Westport Innovations CEO.

  • Market Volatility: Blame Leveraged and Inverse ETFs? Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 6:07 PM ET

    An article stating that the SEC is making inquiries about the effect that leveraged and inverse ETFs are having on market volatility has caused a wave of paroxysm, hand waving and "I told you so!" exclamations, similar to the recent flap over high-frequency trading.

  • Fast Money Web Extra     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.

  • Cramer: Markets Can't Shoot Straight     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    How the heck can we have two diametrically opposed rallies, asks Mad Money host, Jim Cramer with his take on how illogical and counter-intuitive this market can be.

  • Mad Money, September 7, 2011     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • Fast Money Final Trade     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 5:58 PM ET

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

  • Are 'wacky' ETFs causing the volatility?     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 5:51 PM ET

    Scott Burns of Morningstar weighs in on whether leveraged ETFs are amplifying market volatility.

  • Options Action: Verizon     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 5:48 PM ET

    Mike Khouw, Options Action contributor with the play on Verizon's new high tech device.

  • Tweets on the Street: Gold     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 5:46 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders with their take on viewer tweets.

  • 5 Stocks to Buy Ahead of Earnings Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 5:41 PM ET

    When a company reports earnings, for a brief moment market direction becomes irrelevant. What matters are the numbers, and attempts to predict those numbers can lead to moneymaking trades, even if the overall market activity is unpredictable. With that in mind, here are five earnings trades for an uncertain market from TheStreet.

  • Stock Pops & Drops     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 5:40 PM ET

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

  • Volatility Playbook     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 5:40 PM ET

    The trade on the volatility index and the XLF, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Insana's Fall Playbook     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 5:38 PM ET

    The Fed wants money to flow back into risk assets, explains Ron Insana, CNBC Contributor, as he lays out his investment strategy for the next few months.

  • Is Gold Making a Double Top?     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 5:31 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders with the play on gold and oil gains.

  • Word on the Street: Walter Energy     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    Dissecting the day's major business news with the Fast Money traders, and discussing whether the technical levels show the markets have hit a bottom. And Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald, discusses the Bank of America options trade.

  • Fast Money, September 7, 2011     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

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

  • Bartz Ouster From Yahoo Comes with a Bad Quarter Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 4:45 PM ET
    The exterior of Yahoo! corporate headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    The firing of Carol Bartz is sure to bring a spate of speculation involving the sale of Yahoo. But while such rumors have already started, one thing seems certain: Yahoo is not having a good quarter.

  • NYSE Market Wrap     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 4:05 PM ET

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

  • Advice For Investors During the Rally     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 4:03 PM ET

    Should investors buy into this rally or stay away? Doug Cliggott, Credit Suisse, and Todd Salamone, Schaeffer's Investment Research weigh in.