Investment Strategy


  • Fast Money Final Trade     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 5:58 PM ET

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

  • Options Action: SLE     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 5:50 PM ET

    Mike Khouw, Options trader, gives you his take on Sara Lee

  • When Central Banks Target Havens     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 5:45 PM ET

    Where can investors hide when central banks target safe havens? Hens Nordvig, head of G10 Fx Strategy at Nomura, weighs in.

  • Market Not Playing by 'Bull' Rules     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 5:37 PM ET

    A look at unusual options activity, and key technicals to watch amid the selloff, with Chris Verrone, Strategas Research Partners. "Transports are heading into breakdown mode," he says.

  • Where's the S&P Headed?     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 5:33 PM ET

    Adam Parker, Morgan Stanley, chief US equity strategist, says the multiple on the S&P will contract. He also explains why QE3 won't be a "positive catalyst" for the markets.

  • Hedge Funds Ahead of Crisis?     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 5:29 PM ET

    Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge Capital, says most of the hedge funds de-risked coming into June. "When things get bad, everything starts to converge on each other," he says.

  • Dow Sinks 500, Worst Day Since Dec. 2008 Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 5:12 PM ET

    Stocks plunged sharply Thursday, with the Dow down more than 500 points, in its worst one-day decline since December 2008. All three major averages tumbled into negative territory for the year as investors were rattled over an intensifying global economic slowdown and ahead of the widely-followed monthly unemployment report.

  • 2-Year Note Touches Record Low     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 5:10 PM ET

    One-month Treasury bill yield dips into negative territory as the Dow plunges more than 500 points Thursday, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Fast Money, August 4, 2011     Thursday, 4 Aug 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.

  • Dow Closes Down 512 Points     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    As world stocks plunge and the US indexes enter correction territory, the Fast Money team discusses where investors should put their money now.

  • Investors Rattled But Repositioning     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 4:56 PM ET

    CNBC's Brad Goode with a look at how retail investors are weathering the market's dramatic drop.

  • Farrell: On a Day Like Today: Un-React Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 4:54 PM ET

    What are you gonna do when the financial world is falling apart, again. This has to be the 12th or 20th (maybe 50th) time the world has ended during my career.

  • Talking Number: Markets Oversold?     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 4:48 PM ET

    Chris Johnson, JK Investment Group director of research says the markets are oversold and there are stocks you should be buying now.

  • Mudd on Market Slide     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 4:25 PM ET

    A look at how much the markets lost today, with CNBC's Brian Shactman, and Daniel Mudd, Fortress Investment Group CEO weighs in on what he thinks about the latest market turmoil.

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

  • NYSE Market Wrap     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 4:05 PM ET

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

  • Market Drops in Record Territory     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 3:50 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg & Amanda Drury with a look at market fear in the U.S. and Europe, with Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities, and CNBC's Brian Shactman with a wrap up of today's dramatic market finish.

  • Charting the Market's Selloff     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 3:37 PM ET

    Jordan Kotick, Barclays Capital with a technical look at the selloff; Richard Bernstein; Richard Bernstein Advisors with a look at where the market goes from here, and Mark Fetting, Legg Mason provides insight on investment strategies.

  • No US Bottom Without Europe Resolution Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 3:23 PM ET

    With that said, the selloff this morning as Europe was closing had the feel of a mini-panic. Volume was intense; some very big stocks on my screen were down 8 or 9 percent.

  • Markets Sink in a Sea of Red     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 3:00 PM ET

    The CNBC news team report on today's market selloff, with Tobias Levkovich, Citi U.S. equity strategist, and Ron Insana, CNBC contributor.