Investment Strategy


  • Why We're 'Rallying'...for Now Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 3:08 PM ET

    Trading in large ETFs suggest that selling (at least for the moment) has been exhausted. Why do I say this? Look at trading in the largest ETF of all — The SPDR ETF.

  • Look Out Down Under Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 3:04 PM ET

    The Australian dollar has had quite a run. Is it over?

  • Postponed IPOs     Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 2:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly has the details on the pullback in initial public offerings.

  • Are There Bulls Out There?     Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 2:46 PM ET

    Despite all the doom and gloom in the markets, could investor sentiment actually be improving? Jeff Cox, CNBC.com has the details.

  • The Bernanke Risk Trade     Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 2:36 PM ET

    Debating whether low interest rates are forcing savers into risky assets, with David Rolley, Loomis Sayles, and Roger Nusbaum, Your Source Financial.

  • Navigating the Markets     Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 2:11 PM ET

    Investors should use this opportunity to buy good stocks and look for sectors which have earning stability, with Keith Wirtz, Fifth Third Asset Management.

  • Trader Triple Play: Fear Trade On?     Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 1:52 PM ET

    A look at the headline making events moving today's markets, with Dan Haugh, PTI Securities & Futures LP; Jonathan Corpina, Meridian Equity Partners, and Lou Grasso, Millennium Futures.

  • Banks Under Pressure     Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 1:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the drop in U.S. financial stocks today and what is driving the dive.

  • IPO's: Rally or Rout?     Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 1:30 PM ET

    Analysis of the IPO pipeline and what it means for valuation, with Francis Gaskins, President & Editor, IPODesktop.com.

  • JFK and Flash Trading: Paranoid Conspiracy Theories Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 1:10 PM ET

    I can't prove this, but I believe it — I think that at the margins, high frequency trading exacerbates the price swings on high volume days. But that doesn't mean I think high frequency trading is the source of all our problems.

  • Eye of the Storm: French Banks     Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 1:10 PM ET

    Discussing the sell-off in French banks and the health of France's sovereign debt rating, with, Patrick Jenkins, Financial Times; Michael Yoshikami, YCMNET Advisors; Scott Wren, Wells Fargo Advisors, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Paulson Flagship Fund Hit Hard by Market Rout Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 1:07 PM ET
    John Alfred Paulson, president of Paulson & Co., Inc.

    Hedge-fund titan John Paulson’s summer swoon continued last week, rendering his Advantage Plus Fund down more than 31 percent through Friday’s market close, according to people who have been briefed on the results.

  • Gold Soars to $1800     Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 1:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the record-setting price of the precious metal.

  • 10-Year Note Auction Yields 2.14%     Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 1:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the details on today's Treasury auction, and what it indicates about the direction of the U.S. economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • NYSE Midday Update     Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 1:05 PM ET

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

  • Walt Disney's In A Mouse Trap Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 12:54 PM ET
    Mickey Mouse

    Disappointing earnings have sent shares of The Walt Disney Company to its worst single-day decline since the Flash Crash in May of 2010.

  • Retail Therapy & The Crude Oil Play     Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 12:45 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders with plays on high end retail stocks, and the trade on crude oil.

  • With Goldman Below Book Value, Bove Upgrades Rating Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 12:40 PM ET

    After almost three months of being on Rochdale Securities' sell list, Goldman Sachs was upgraded by Richard Bove to neutral from sell, who noted its stock is now selling below book value.

  • WOTS Now: Trading the Turmoil     Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on European banks; Fred Cannon, Keefe Bruyette & Woods provides analysis on the free fall in financials, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on market volatility and whether the markets are headed into bear territory.

  • Tail Risk Takes Off     Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 12:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly has the story on huge losses at John Paulson's hedge fund, and funds that are reaping big returns on market volatility.