Stocks and financials fell, while Treasuries and gold jumped at the exact moment Geithner hit the podium. For trading strategies in the wake of this mess, tune to FM tonight.
It seems traders are following in his footsteps today, with the major averages idling.
One week does not make a trend, but the price action would seem to suggest that the parts of the market are ready to signal that a bottom is somewhere on the horizon.
Traders on the show and elsewhere are starting to test the waters with some nimble buy positions. What's the potential for a rally soon?
Forget that last minute Pajamagram or Vermont Teddy Bear. Fast Money has some other ideas on how to make this Feb 14th extra special!
Wondering how the market could possibly be trading higher in the face of an incredibly dire warning from Caterpillar and another round of monster job cuts?
In the middle of yet another year, week, day when it seems as if nothing is working, the chocolate trade is rewarding investors in a desperate search for some edible alpha.
The stock dropped after the Treasury Secretary nominee admitted he used the software to do his taxes.
While Obama takes the oath, all eyes in the markets will be on the financial sector following RBS's monster loss announcement in the UK.