Investment Strategy


  • General Electric: Value Play or Stay Away? Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 7:46 PM ET

    General Electric, the world's largest conglomerate with products ranging from light bulbs to turbines, has been rocked by controversies and dogged by slow growth during the tenure of Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt, dividing investors on whether the company's stock is a buy or sell. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Don't Panic Over Corrections     Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 6:50 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer discusses the "Correction," where the market's been going along swimmingly and gets crushed. Do not be surprised. It's what happens when the market goes too far too fast. So build it in to your expectations. Also, what the heck is execution?

  • Trading vs. Investing     Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 6:38 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer clears up the differences between terms that seem similar, like trading vs. investing. As Cramer says, never turn a trade into an investment.

  • Demystifying the Gibberish     Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 6:27 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer continues to translate the most overused and underexplained terminology on Wall Street. In this segment, the risk/reward analysis.

  • Good Week Despite Headwinds Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 6:17 PM ET

    We are seeing the market respond to strong earnings from industrials, tech and materials, after expressing little enthusiasm for financial earnings.

  • Play on Words     Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    You don't have to be Albert Einstein to understand the stock market. Cramer continues to teach you how to speak "Wall Street" and understand the genuine gibberish. In this segment, the P/E multiple.

  • How Do You Handle Corrections? Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 6:03 PM ET

    Plus, Cramer emphasizes the importance of execution when to comes to choosing stocks.

  • The Difference Between Investing & Trading Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 6:03 PM ET

    They’re not the same thing, you know.

  • Calculating a Stock’s Risk-Reward Ratio Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 6:02 PM ET

    As much as you want to know how much a particular equity will go up, you also need to know how far it will fall. Here’s how you figure it out.

  • The Almighty Multiple Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 6:01 PM ET

    It’s one of the best ways to compare stocks. Plus, a look at the top line, the bottom line and gross margins.

  • The Importance of Secular Vs. Cyclical Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 6:01 PM ET

    If money managers live and die by rotating between the two, you probably want to know what they mean.

  • Breaking the Wall Street Code     Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Managing your money isn't easy, but if you know the lingo, you'll have a leg up on others, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer. If you put in an hour of work a week per stock, he says, you can beat the pros.

  • Mad Money, April 21, 2011     Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer provides traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • Fast Money Web Extra     Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 5:59 PM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs and the Fast Money traders offer Web-only stock and investing advice.

  • The Final Trade     Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 5:58 PM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs and the Fast Money traders discuss the stocks they'll be watching heading into next week.

  • Options Action     Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 5:46 PM ET

    Using options to bet on a move in either direction by financials, with Scott Nations, NationsShares and Options Action trader.

  • Rivals Gain on Pfizer Drug Trial News Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 5:42 PM ET

    I noted on the air this afternoon that Pfizer, which was trading at about $20.20, dropped in a few minutes to about $19.50 on heavy volume.

  • Take Your Position     Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 5:23 PM ET

    Trading Caterpillar and Scott Cohn has an update from the Rajaratnam trial, which is likely to go to jury on Monday. Also, looking to next week's earnings when companies like MSFT, INTC, and NFLX report, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs and the Fast Money traders.

  • Stocks Rise for the Week, Lifted by Earnings Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 5:07 PM ET

    Stocks gained, closing at the highs of the session after starting the week in a sharp slide in the wake of Standard & Poor's revised outlook for U.S. long-term debt as largely positive earnings propelled stocks higher.

  • Word on the Street     Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    Is the dollar drop fueling corporate earnings. The dollar index falls to its lowest level since August 2008, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs and the Fast Money traders. Also, a discussion of tech earnings from this week, is the dollar broken for good, with Jens Nordvig, Nomura Securities, and how high can silver go.