Investment Strategy


  • Stocks End Mixed in Choppy Session Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 4:53 PM ET

    Stocks pared losses in the final hour of trading on Tuesday amid a sell-off in energy and materials stocks, as commodities sank in the wake of a nearly eight percent decline in silver prices.

  • Protecting the Pension Fund     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 4:36 PM ET

    Janet Cowell, North Carolina State Treasurer talking about her state's pension fund, which is 96% funded, and the investment strategy that contributed to it's AAA rating.

  • Time to Exit China?     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 4:15 PM ET

    Could the high flying Chinese economy be in for a hard landing? James Chanos, Kynikos Associates president & founder, lays out the risks involved when investing in China, and weighs in on insiders selling First Solar stock.

  • Private Equity Investment Ideas     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 4:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Maria Batriromo reporting on private equity investment ideas from the Milken Global Conference in Beverly Hills.

  • Playing 'Inflation Squeeze'     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    Looking at inflation and the emerging markets, and strategies for investors to play the "inflation squeeze", with Scott Minerd, Guggenheim Partners CIO and Komal Sri Kumar, TCW chief global strategist.

  • Stocks Trim Losses Ahead of the Close Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 3:55 PM ET

    Stocks pared losses in the final hour of trading on Tuesday amid a sell-off in energy and materials stocks, as commodities sank in the wake of a nearly eight percent decline in silver prices.

  • Stocks Fall for Second Day     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 3:45 PM ET

    Stocks pulled back today on weak earnings, and commodities dropped sharply. Strategies on how investors should be positioned, with Chris Hyzy, U.S. Trust managing director/CIO, and Sam Stovall, S&P's chief investment strategist.

  • Bond Report     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 3:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli with the latest details on today's bond market activity.

  • Funding the Future     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 3:15 PM ET

    Discussing underfunded pension funds and what can be done to boost returns for retirees, with Christopher Ailman, CalSTRS CIO, and Joe Dear, Calpers CIO.

  • Java Jolt     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 2:40 PM ET

    Looking at coffee giant, Green Mountain brewing up big profits with CNBC's Herb Greenberg, and a trade on coffee, with Dan Haugh, PTI Securities & Futures president.

  • Stop Trading: Jim Cramer     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 2:33 PM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer weighing in on flash sale sites and utilities.

  • Smaller Stocks May Be First Victims of Fed Pullback Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 2:28 PM ET
    An Indian stock broker looks worried as he watches the screen in Mumbai, India.

    When the Federal Reserve ends its easing program in June, small and mid-cap stocks—which have gained the most so far—could be the most susceptible to a pullback

  • Social Media Bubble Forming?     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 2:14 PM ET

    Taking a look at Ren Ren, China's social network IPO, and discussing whether a social media bubble is forming, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin, and John Abell, Wired.com.

  • Investors Poured $22 Billion Into ETFs in April Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 1:50 PM ET

    Investors doubled their net buying of ETFs and ETNs in April from the month before, committing an extra $22.4 billion, according to data just released by the National Stock Exchange.

  • Apple In the "Green"     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 1:50 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt with latest details on Apple's huge stash of cash, despite trading off it's high. What should Apple do with all that cash? CNBC's Herb Greenberg weighs in.

  • Refinery Squeeze     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 1:14 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells looking at gasoline inventories and what drivers can expect, as summer driving season approaches, and Phil Weiss, Argus Research with a look at winners and losers among refiners.

  • Fed & Fixed Income     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 1:08 PM ET

    Discussing interest rates and the case for fixed income, with Rick Rieder, BlackRock CIO, Fundamental Fixed Income.

  • Analyze This: Silver ETF     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 12:40 PM ET

    The Fast Money Traders and Dan Dicker, independent oil trader weigh in on silver ETFs and whether they're a good play for investors. Also checking in on today's Pops & Drops.

  • Call To the Floor: Humana     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    Discussing Humana's record earnings; growth in the health care sector, and health care reform, with Michael McCallister, Humana president/CEO.

  • Ear to the Wall     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on which trades you should put down today.