Investment Strategy


  • S&P futures are down again...this would be the seventh straight decline...the worst streak since October 2010.

  • Futures Slide Amid Credit Downgrade Fears Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 8:36 AM ET

    Futures were lower Tuesday after news personal spending in June declined for the first time since September 2009 and as a last-minute congressional deal to raise the U.S. debt ceiling failed to ease worries about a possible U.S. credit downgrade.

  • History Shows US Headed For Recession: Investor Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 7:47 AM ET
    Recession-themed newsprint cuttings

    The current low rate of GDP (gross domestic product) growth in the United States indicates that the world's largest economy is headed for another recession, according to Anthony Doyle, Director of Investment Specialists M&G Investments.

  • Risk-On, Stocks Could Hit New Highs: Strategist Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 1:48 AM ET

    Equity markets are set for another risk-on phase following Washington’s last minute agreement on raising the debt ceiling, according to Mike Lenhoff, chief strategist at Brewin Dolphin Securities.

  • 10 Award-Winning Wines You've Never Heard Of Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 1:43 AM ET
    Whether you know a Burgundy from Bordeaux or a Rioja from Chianti, you’re probably aware that they are great wine-producing regions and you may have tried a glass or two. If New World wines are your thing, California, Australia, Chile, and New Zealand have become known for the quality of their wines. But the "old" and "new" worlds have recently been joined by a number of emerging wine regions in Asia, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe. This year, the Decanter World Wine Awards—the world’s bigg

    This year, the Decanter World Wine Awards—the world’s biggest with more than 12,000 entries—awarded coveted medals to a number of wines. Check out the list!

  • Bombay Traffic

    India's economy may be headed for a sharper slowdown than most are expecting, and could see its worst growth rate since the depths of the credit crisis, according to economists at Morgan Stanley.

  • Time to Buy Asia’s Worst Performing Stock Market? Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 1:08 AM ET
    An Indian stock broker watches his computer screen at brokerage company at the Mumbai Stock Exchange.

    India’s central bank surprised the markets on Tuesday, lifting interest rates by 50 basis points to 8 percent. The move marks India’s 11th rate hike since March 2010, as the Reserve Bank battles persistent inflation, which accelerated to 9.4 percent year-over-year in June.

  • India Still a Good Investment     Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 12:10 AM ET

    Cedric Ma, Senior Investment Strategist at Convoy Asset Management talks about his investment strategy.

  • What's On: Pfizer, Duke Energy and Auto Sales Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 11:49 PM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Dollar-Yen Is the Top Trade     Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 11:20 PM ET

    Nick Verdi, VP, FX Strategy at Barclays Capital, says the weak U.S. dollar continues to give more strength to Yen.

  • Risk Appetite Is Back     Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 10:20 PM ET

    Matthew Hegarty, Snr Equities Analyst at Global Value Investors, believes that any slide in equity markets represents buying opportunities particularly in the U.S.

  • More relieved than satisfied, markets will shift attention from Washington to the sluggish U.S. economy and Europe's debt problems.

  • No Huddle Offense     Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 6:58 PM ET

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

  • Lightning Round     Monday, 1 Aug 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.

  • Pawn Shop Economy on Fire     Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 6:30 PM ET

    Pawnshops are on fire right now in this best of times, worst of times economy, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Fast Money Final Trade     Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 5:58 PM ET

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

  • Fast Fire     Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 5:50 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders answer your stock questions.

  • Ways to Make Money Fast     Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 5:40 PM ET

    Earnings quality and organic growth can yield profitable short-term trades, says Doug Kass, Seabreeze.

  • Stock Pops & Drops     Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 5:40 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers, including Sohu.com, Buffalo Wild Wings and Allstate.

  • S&P Violates Support     Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 5:29 PM ET

    Are the charts raising a red flag for the bulls after the S&P dropped below its 200 day moving average? Carter Worth, Oppenheimer, discusses.