Investment Strategy


  • Flash Crash Anniversary: Are We Safer? Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 4:22 PM ET

    The good news: we haven't had another Flash Crash, and rules implemented since the Crash have likely reduced the severity of future crashes. Now, the bad news...

  • Today's Market Action     Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 4:20 PM ET

    Breaking down today's volatile market activity, with Eric Stein, Eaton Vance Management; Alec Young, Standard & Poors, and Ron Insana, CNBC contributor.

  • More Rough Seas Ahead for Silver, Options Say Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 4:17 PM ET

    When whales like George Soros and Carlos Slim are making bearish bets on silver, even usually contrarian options traders are wise enough to recognize that the tide may be turning against the commodity.

  • What Really Caused the Flash Crash Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 4:05 PM ET

    Here's some good news: it's the anniversary of the Flash Crash and we know what caused it.

  • A Slow Start to Spring's Art Auction Season Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 4:02 PM ET
    Picasso, Lot 21

    There were no outright yawns at this spring's Modern and Impressionist evening sales at Christie's and Sotheby's, but sales totals from this week's auctions came up short of both houses' presale expectations.

  • Stocks Tumble Ahead of Close; Energy Sinks Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 3:58 PM ET

    Stocks tumbled in the final hour of trading as investors took profits ahead of a government jobs report on Friday, and as energy shares extended losses after crude oil plunged below $100.

  • QE2's End, Dollar's Rise? Perhaps Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 3:54 PM ET
    Sheet of US one hundred dollar bills

    The dollar could get a boost form the end of quantitative easing, this strategist says - but whether it will last is another question.

  • Volatile Market Day     Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 3:45 PM ET

    It's been a volatile day in the markets. Discussing what's behind today's sell-off, with Mitchell Eichen,The MDE Group founder & CEO and John Kilduff, Again Capital.

  • Friday Look Ahead: It's All About Jobs Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 3:44 PM ET

    The economy may have added fewer jobs in April than in March. One possible culprit? Rising gasoline prices.

  • Today's Commodity Correction     Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 3:36 PM ET

    Insight on the commodities sell-off today, with Scott Redler, T-3 Live and George Gero, RBC Capital Markets.

  • Stop Trading: Jim Cramer     Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 2:31 PM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer weighs in on oil prices today.

  • Commodities Bubble Bursting? Not By a Long Shot: Pros Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 2:19 PM ET
    Cash and gold

    The recent commodities pullback suggests to some the bursting of a bubble, but many investment pros think it's just a temporary pullback.

  • CNBC Poll: Investing And The Stock Market Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 2:13 PM ET
    Flash Crash: One Year Later - A CNBC Special Report

    In the wake of the Flash Crash in May 2010, CNBC and AP conducted a wide-ranging poll on how Americans saw the stock market and investing. How much have things changed? You tell us.

  • Market Plays     Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 2:08 PM ET

    Strategies on how to play this market, with Philip Silverman, Kingsview Management and Jay Leupp, Grubb & Ellis.

  • Equities Are Still the Place to Be: Stock Picker Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 1:08 PM ET

    Equities remain the better investment choice, said Michael Sansoterra, managing director and co-portfolio manager at Silvant Capital Management.

  • Take Profits in Equities, Invest in Commodities: Pro Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 1:03 PM ET

    Get out of equities and into commodities, advised J.J. Burns, president of J.J. Burns & Company.

  • Shake-up at Cisco     Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 12:36 PM ET

    Brian Marshall, Gleacher & Company senior analyst discussing the shake-up at Cisco, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on stocks that pop today.

  • Word on the Street Now     Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 12:32 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the deep drop in silver and how to trade the dollar.

  • Meredith Strikes Back     Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 12:21 PM ET

    Discussing the credit quality of tax-free debt, with Rick Taormina, J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

  • Why Investors Need to Be in Defensives Stocks: Pros Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 12:04 PM ET

    With stocks on the decline for the fourth session, investors should look into the defensive sector, according to David Spika, VP and investment strategist at WHG Funds, and Steve Massocca, managing director at Wedbush Securities.