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  • Hirschhorn: The Trader's Mind, Pt. 1 Wednesday, 1 Apr 2009 | 5:37 PM ET
  • Hirschhorn: Fear of Missing Out Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 11:57 AM ET

    Nobody wants to be left behind, particularly as they watch their peers' portfolios climb. It's that fear of missing out, says market coach Doug Hirschhorn, that can lead some investors to do some pretty stupid things.

  • Maslansky: Combating The "OutrAIGe" Thursday, 19 Mar 2009 | 9:45 AM ET

    float: left;display: inline; font-size:11px; font-face:Arial; border: 1px solid #CCC; line-height:12px; margin-right: 15px; width:100px;/CNBC/Sections/News_And_Analysis/_Blogs/Guest_Blog/__COVER/maslansky_m_100.jpg110010000truehttp://msnbcmedia.msn.comfalse1Pfalsefalsefalsefalse left/CNBC/Components/Images/spacer.gif1108500lefttruehttp://icnbc.msnbc.msn.comfalsePfalsefalsefalsefalse Michael Maslansky CEO of Luntz, Maslansky Strategic ResearchThe reasons to envy Edward Liddy, AIG Chairman and CEO, are few and far between these days.

  • Hirschhorn: Fighting the Fear of Re-Injury Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | 5:05 PM ET
  • Salzman: Local Is The New Global Monday, 16 Mar 2009 | 12:11 PM ET

    Among those young people coming of age today, we can see a shift in goals from just a few years ago. Gifting is creative: kids donating their big events for causes rather than spending on lavish parties. There’s less desire among graduates to plunge into big-money-making endeavors rather, there is genuine interest in giving back.

  • Hirschhorn: 5 Reasons to Get Back Into the Market Tuesday, 10 Mar 2009 | 11:57 AM ET

    Why would anyone want to get back into the markets now? Market coach Doug Hirschhorn says one reason is that no one else wants to do it.

  • Who Will Sing A Song For Our Times? Tuesday, 10 Mar 2009 | 11:23 AM ET

    Everything old is new again. Here is a song recorded in 1929 by Frank Crumit, called "Tale of the Ticker".

  • Revenge Of The Nerds - Not Monday, 9 Mar 2009 | 9:21 AM ET
    Nerd

    There's a new study showing that it pays to be popular in high school - that each extra close friend in school is associated with earnings that are 2 percent higher later in life.

  • Finally, Music Industry Innovation Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | 9:38 AM ET
    Gwen Stephani of No Doubt.

    The music industry has been the example of what NOT to do in the face of technological change for so long. Now some artists are realizing that they've got to try something new, and the solutions are pretty impressive.

  • Can Movies Signal The Dow? Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 6:57 PM ET

    People come up with all kinds of formulas to determine which way the stock market will go. Craig Forgrave says he's hit a winning formula by examining which movies do well at the box office.

  • Is "Watchmen" Worth The Legal Battle? Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 5:41 PM ET

    I caught a pre-screening of "Watchmen" of one of the most hotly-contested and highly-anticipated movies of the year. Expect the power of marketing, the fanboy, and the success of the filmmaker's last film, "300," to help it prevail at the box office.

  • Music Ends For US Virgin MegaStores Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 11:17 AM ET

    What better punctuates the end of the CD age then Virgin Megastores shutting down its North America locations.

  • float: left;display: inline; font-size:11px; font-face:Arial; border: 1px solid #CCC; line-height:12px; margin-right: 15px; width:100px;/CNBC/Sections/News_And_Analysis/_Blogs/Guest_Blog/__COVER/maslansky_m_100.jpg110010000truehttp://msnbcmedia.msn.comfalse1Pfalsefalsefalsefalse left/CNBC/Components/Images/spacer.gif1108500lefttruehttp://icnbc.msnbc.msn.comfalsePfalsefalsefalsefalse Michael Maslansky CEO of Luntz, Maslansky Strategic ResearchI wish the folks at Tropicana had recognized that their recent packaging “crisis” wasn’t even a crisis at all. It was a tremendous opportunity...in a new, sleeker carton.

  • When will markets turn around? A lot of that depends on investor attitudes, says Doug Hirschhorn, chief executive officer of Edge Consulting, a firm specializing in “Peak Performance Coaching.”

  • Newbos: The Rise of America’s New Black Overclass Thursday, 26 Feb 2009 | 11:29 AM ET

    Tonight on CNBC we have an amazing documentary premiering called, “Newbos: The Rise of America’s New Black Overclass.” It is reported and hosted by my colleague and friend, Lee Hawkins of the Wall Street Journal and a contributor here at CNBC. The documentary is based on some of the reporting Lee has done for his forthcoming book of the same title.

  • float: left;display: inline; font-size:11px; font-face:Arial; border: 1px solid #CCC; line-height:12px; margin-right: 15px; width:100px;/CNBC/Sections/News_And_Analysis/_Blogs/Guest_Blog/__COVER/maslansky_m_100.jpg110010000truehttp://msnbcmedia.msn.comfalse1Pfalsefalse left/CNBC/Components/Images/spacer.gif1108500lefttruehttp://icnbc.msnbc.msn.comfalsePfalsefalse Michael Maslansky CEO of Luntz, Maslansky Strategic ResearchIn an instant response session with registered voters we saw Strong partisan divides. The view from this group was not quite as gushy about the speech as most of the cable networks would suggest.

  • Salzman: From Dubai To Don't Buy Tuesday, 24 Feb 2009 | 8:58 AM ET

    float: left;display: inline; font-size:11px; font-face:Arial; border: 1px solid #CCC; line-height:12px; margin-right: 15px; width:100px;/CNBC/Sections/News_And_Analysis/_Blogs/Guest_Blog/__COVER/salzman_100x100.jpg110010000truehttp://msnbcmedia.msn.comfalse1Pfalsefalse left/CNBC/Components/Images/spacer.gif1107500lefttruehttp://icnbc.msnbc.msn.comfalsePfalsefalse Marian Salzman Chief Marketing Officer atPorter NovelliAs the world has become embarrassed by its own behavior, Dubai has clearly become a scapegoat of sorts. But the emirate is much more than testament to an era of inflated egos and cheap credit.

  • Salzman: Why You Need To Twitter Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 1:17 PM ET

    It takes real intelligence and discipline to succinctly express something worthwhile. Brevity is not only the soul of wit, it’s the key to communicating something memorable that really sticks.

  • On the Line: 'Microtrends' Author Mark Penn Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 11:22 AM ET

    It's not just a political book. 'Microtrends' is an investment playbook for the future, Cramer said.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Sea Change: The Baby Boomers Play Monday, 5 Mar 2007 | 8:26 PM ET

    The greatest demographic shift of our time is underway. The baby boom generation is getting older. And as their interests and needs change with age, big money will follow. Only Fast Money takes you inside companies that will profit as the boomers age.