Investment Strategy


  • Policymakers Learn a New and Alarming Catchphrase Monday, 9 May 2011 | 11:58 PM ET
    U.S. Savings Bonds

    Another week, another wave of dismal fiscal gridlock in Washington. But as US politicians squabble about how to cut the debt, another concept with a catchy name is quietly starting to creep into the policy debate: "financial repression", according to the FT.

  • Hirschhorn: Commodities & the Fear of Reinjury Monday, 9 May 2011 | 7:07 PM ET

    As commodities like silver, gold, oil and copper melted down last week, a lot of traders got hurt. Whether you were buying on the way down or just watching your year-to-date profits melt away, you may be going through what we call a fear of re-injury.

  • Mad Money, May 9, 2011     Monday, 9 May 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investment advice.

  • Fast Money Web Extra     Monday, 9 May 2011 | 5:59 PM ET

    Web-only investor advice from CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders.

  • Fast Money Final Trade     Monday, 9 May 2011 | 5:59 PM ET

    The final word on the trading day and your first trade tomorrow, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders.

  • Pops & Drops     Monday, 9 May 2011 | 5:55 PM ET

    What's poppin' and what's droppin', including a look at Tyson, RIMM, Dollar Thrifty, Delta, Nuance Communications and jet-powered surfboards, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders.

  • Options Action: Disney     Monday, 9 May 2011 | 5:49 PM ET

    Grains rally as the dollar falls. And Options Action trader Mike Khouw looks at making a bullish bet on Disney hitting a new 52-week high, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders.

  • A closer look at Churchill Downs earnings, including the fact that it makes more money from gaming than it does from racing, with CNBC's Darren Rovell, Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders.

  • Free Range Fast Money     Monday, 9 May 2011 | 5:35 PM ET

    Who's really winning from the country's organic boom, with CNBC's Jane Wells, Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders.

  • Chart of the Day: Used Car Prices     Monday, 9 May 2011 | 5:22 PM ET

    Used car prices surge, and a discussion about how to play falling gas prices, with Steve Cortes, Veracruz, CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders. Also, what the Citi split really means, with Ed Najarian, ISI.

  • Another 'Ugh' Volume Day Monday, 9 May 2011 | 5:14 PM ET

    Consolidated NYSE volume today was 3.05 billion shares — one of the lightest volume days of the year, no surprise given that Citigroup traded a measly 49 million shares on the first day of its 1-for-10 split, a roughly 85 percent drop from its recent volume of about 400 million shares.

  • Gartman on Greece     Monday, 9 May 2011 | 5:14 PM ET

    Predicting a euro breakup, with a northern euro and possible southern currencies, particularly in light of the Greek situation, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders. Also, what Gartman sees for the dollar and metal commodities.

  • Word on the Street     Monday, 9 May 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    Oil prices roar back from a rout as the CRB Commodities Index climbs the most it has in 8 weeks. Also, a look at Caterpillar and McDonald's, and how markets in China are faring, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders.

  • Stocks Close Higher on Commodities Rally Monday, 9 May 2011 | 4:46 PM ET

    Stocks closed modestly higher as oil and precious metals staged a strong comeback, sending prices in the energy and materials sectors higher.

  • Talking Numbers: Too Early to Sell Energy?     Monday, 9 May 2011 | 4:46 PM ET

    Despite the recent sell-off is energy still a good investment strategy? Sam Stovall, Standard & Poors weighs in.

  • Chinese IPOs: Signs of Investor Burnout Monday, 9 May 2011 | 4:27 PM ET

    For all the hype, Chinese IPOs recently have been great out of the gate, but have faded quickly. Are investors over-invested, unsure about the data being provided, or just unwilling to be long-term holders?

  • Gamer Stocks: Time to Play?     Monday, 9 May 2011 | 4:15 PM ET

    Discussing Activision's strong Q1 earnings and the broader outlook for the video game space, with Eric Handler, MKM Partners, and Arvind Bhatia, Sterne Agee.

  • Market Ga-Ga     Monday, 9 May 2011 | 4:11 PM ET

    Discussing hedge fund inflows and investment strategies, with Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners LLC, and Robert Froehlich, The Hartford.

  • Stocks Rise Ahead of Close, Led by Energy Monday, 9 May 2011 | 3:55 PM ET

    Stocks held firm gains in the final hour of trading on Monday as a rebound in oil and precious metals pushed energy and materials sectors higher.

  • FM Final Call: Tempest In a Teapot     Monday, 9 May 2011 | 3:54 PM ET

    Weighing in on the debt crisis in Greece, with Zachary Karabell, River Twice Research.