Investment Strategy


  • Debt Risks Lead Into Next Week's Trading     Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 6:35 AM ET

    "It's not just about Greece," says Jeffrey Palma, UBS head of global equity strategy, who adds that the markets will be impacted until all the debt problems in Europe have been solved; with Ben Lichtenstein, TradersAudio.com, who says the markets can find themselves back to 1200 in a mater of days.

  • Stock Market Sells Off After FOMC?     Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 6:18 AM ET

    There is still a lot of uncertainty in Europe and the data out of China may not have helped, but the sell-off didn't happen until a half hour the Federal Reserve statement, according to Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group and Allen Sinai, Decision Economics, thinks the sell-off is the result of worries in Europe.

  • HP Names Meg Whitman As CEO     Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 6:05 AM ET

    "HP internal has got to get its board act together period," says Mark Stahlman, TMT Strategies, "because Meg (Whitman) is from the board, her job is to take instruction from the other who have been there for a long time."

  • The general rule in economics is that the value of money will not be equal today to what it is in the future. Also known as the time value of money, this is a central concept in finance theory, which takes into account factors such as interest rates and inflation. How can you tell the difference between real and nominal returns and what critical factors do you need to understand? Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains.

  • Real vs Nominal Returns: CNBC Explains     Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 6:00 AM ET

    When calculating returns over time, it is important to know the difference between nominal returns (returns on paper) and real returns (adjusted for today's purchasing power). How can you tell the difference and what factors should you keep in mind when calculating them? Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains.

  • Tomorrow's Trade Tonight     Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 8:51 PM ET

    A look at what investors need to know to prepare for Friday's markets and how to trade it, with Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital, and Steve Cortes, Veracruz.

  • New Normal on Wall Street?     Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 8:39 PM ET

    Discussing whether investors should come to expect wild swings in the markets, with Gina Sanchez, Roubini Global Economics, and Steven Wieting, Citigroup.

  • Shelter From the Storm     Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 8:32 PM ET

    The CNBC news team has the story on a tale of two companies: General Mills and Conagra Foods.

  • Cramer: Tired of Trading Rumors     Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 8:30 PM ET

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer weighs in on what investors need to do to protect their investments after Thursday's market selloff.

  • Stocks successfully tested their summer lows Thursday, but they are likely to take another run at them, as investors remain fearful of recession and European banking crisis.

  • Is Recession on the Horizon?     Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 7:14 PM ET

    The Fed's weak economic outlook and soft China PMI data renewed recession fears and sent global markets tumbling. Discussing how investors can protect their portfolios, with Andrew Busch, BMO Capital Markets, and Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management.

  • Global Market Meltdown     Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan has the numbers behind today's market selloff, and JJ Kinahan, TD Ameritrade, and Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital, provide perspective on the faltering global and commodity markets.

  • No Huddle Offense     Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 6:58 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.

  • Lightning Round     Thursday, 22 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.

  • Paid to Wait: CLX     Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 6:23 PM ET

    Mad Money's Cramer says in this rough market, investors need to find companies like Clorox that will pay a healthy dividend. If we really are headed for a recession, this is exactly the kind of stock that can still make investors money in a slowdown.

  • Time for Tech Stocks     Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    When bottom fishing for tech stocks, Mad Money's Jim Cramer says investors should look for beaten down stocks of intact companies, and he thinks EMC Corp. fits the bill.

  • Mad Money, September 22, 2011     Thursday, 22 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.

  • Mad Money Markets     Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host, Jim Cramer says investors should stay the course and until there is more clarity in Europe, the only defenses are cash and higher yielding stocks.

  • Fast Money Web Extra: Pops & Drops     Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

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

  • Fast Money Final Trade     Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 5:58 PM ET

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