Investment Strategy


  • Fast Money, September 1, 2011     Thursday, 1 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.

  • Stocks Snap 4-Day Rally Ahead of Jobs Report Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 4:52 PM ET

    Stocks kicked off September with a weak start, finishing near session lows in volatile trading, following a handful of mixed economic news and as investors waited for the government's monthly jobs report on Friday.

  • After the Bell: Stocks on the Move     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 4:28 PM ET

    Esterline Tech shares fall after missing on top and bottom line, with CNBC's Scott Wapner.

  • Hedge Fund 'Clones' Outperform The Real Thing Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 4:14 PM ET

    A hedge fund replication exchange-traded fund , designed to mimic the performance and exposure of the hedge fund industry, was one of the more resilient investments in August, outperforming broader markets—including hedge funds.

  • Market Breakdown     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 4:08 PM ET

    Ron Muhlenkamp, Portfolio Manager, The Muhlenkamp Fund, and Benjamin Pace, Chief Investment Officer, Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management, discusses the problems with the economy and what the stock market is waiting to hear.

  • Now's the Time to Buy Oil Stocks: Analysts Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 4:01 PM ET

    Now is the time to buy oil stocks before they change course and rise, two analysts told CNBC Thursday.

  • Traders Say 'Bernanke Put' Still Moving Market Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 4:01 PM ET

    After a short rally on the good news of a stronger ISM, stocks have drifted lower all day — many citing the decreased odds of QE3 (quantitative easing). Again, this kind of speculation creates distortions in markets; that's one of the key problems with QE3.

  • Back-to-School Bargains     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 3:16 PM ET

    Only one in five Americans feels stressed about back to school shopping, according to a new survey by Chase, with Tom O'Donnell, Chase Bank, and Brian Sozzi, Wall Street Strategies.

  • Modern Gold Rush     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 2:59 PM ET

    Thanks to record gold prices, companies are reopening California's old mines, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • New Storm Trouble Brewing     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 2:46 PM ET

    We're not even close to cleaning up Hurricane Irene, and here comes more potential trouble with Hurricane Katia in the Atlantic, with Carl Parker, of the Weather Channel.

  • Mets Mystery Bidder Revealed Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 2:16 PM ET
    A general view of the fields and stands of Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

    The mystery bidder that engaged in talks with the New York Mets during David Einhorn’s exclusivity period is former Glencore International trader Ray Bartoszek, according to a person familiar with the matter.

  • How a Weak Jobs Report Could Tip the QE3 Scales Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 2:07 PM ET

    The outlook for the nonfarm payroll report due Friday isn't what it once was. Here's what it might mean for the Fed, and the dollar.

  • President Barack Obama makes a statement on his birth certificate at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 27, 2011.

    President Obama is expected to announce a jobs plan next week that is "all going to come to an unsustainable fiscal cost and we're not going to address the real issues," Mort Zuckerman, told CNBC Thursday, although he doesn't know the details of what will be purposed.

  • 5 Pummeled Clothing Retailers Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 2:05 PM ET
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    If you are searching for the pincer of the recent stock market correction, look no further than clothing retailers. A report from TheStreet lists five clothing retailers that are ripe for investors who want to buy quality at a low price.

  • New Month, New Market?     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 2:00 PM ET

    Kevin Shacknofsky, Alpine Dynamic Dividend Fund, and Andre Julian, OpVest Wealth Mgmt, discuss whether September will signal a new trading pattern.

  • Fewer Permanent Loan Mods     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 2:00 PM ET

    The Treasury Department's mortgage bailout is sputtering along, albeit with fewer permanent loan modifications, says CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Trader Triple Play     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 1:46 PM ET

    Insight on the day's market action, with Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities; Jeff Grossman, BRG Brokerage; and Told Colvin, MF Global .

  • Jobs in America     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 1:40 PM ET

    Matt Tyler, Vickers Engineering president & CEO, Jeff Joerres, ManpowerGroup chairman & CEO, and John Allison, fmr. BB&T chairman & CEO, discuss the employment picture.

  • Best Stock Bets in September     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 1:09 PM ET

    How to trade the market's recent sell-off, with Noah Blackstein, Dynamic Mutual Funds, and Mike Holland, Holland & Company chairman.

  • Midday Bond Report     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 1:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on Thursday's bond yields from the CME.