Donald Steinbrugge, managing partner at Agecroft Partners, says commodity trading advisors that focused on trends and equity-market-neutral hedge funds did extremely well in August.» Read More
A bright graduate joins an investment bank, but not in the glamorous, fast-moving – and ultimately profitable - trading role that he wanted. Rather, he is put into the "middle office," managing the IT systems that keep the trading desks running. Eventually, though, he is given a break, joining the bank's "delta one" trading desk, playing arbitrage between cash equities and equity derivatives.
William A. Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management shares his strategy behind investing in Hong Kong and why he sees a 100 times return on investment. He explains there is less risk in owning the Hong Kong dollar vs the U.S. dollar.
Trading volatility as an asset class — that is, speculating on the frequency of market movements — is a seriously complex undertaking, so much so that some fund managers who specialize in it struggle to explain it to even sophisticated institutional investors.
Prudential CEO Tidjane Thiam denied rumors that rising share prices were due to an upcoming merger or acquisition, in this interview with CNBC.
Stock markets rallied significantly on Wednesday following a joint statement from Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy on defending Greece and such political action could pose a big threat to stock bears, according to Philippe Gijsels, the head of research at BNP Paribas Fortis Capital Markets in Brussels.
An important batch of U.S. economic data could influence Thursday's markets, even as they continue to feel the long dark clouds of Europe's debt crisis.
World Bank President Robert Zoellick tells CNBC's Larry Kudlow the world has entered a new economic danger zone.
You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.
Never cut and run from a high quality stock just because of one bad data point, says Mad Money's Jim Cramer. Case in point, consider what happened to Fossil and Lululemon.
From individual companies to finding value in the aftermath of the housing market, there are still a plethora of ways to find value for investors. Here are six innovative ideas presented by a panel at the Delivering Alpha conference.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer says despite the insanity of this market investors need to look at what individual companies have to say, and when it comes to the truck business, don't take your cues from a loser like Navistar, especially when Cummins offers a best of breed.
The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer says market fundamentals aren't bad enough to warrant selling, and the next time the Dow plummets back to 10,700 on rumors, it might be time to buy.
The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.
How to protect your position in the semiconductors sector using options, with Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities.
Jon Najarian, OptionMonster.com weighs in on the the volatility index and why it may have run its course.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.
Money is flowing back into crude oil with futures near ninety dollars a barrel. Dan Dicker, MercBloc, LLC weighs in on what it means for refiners and how to trade it.
Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter weighs in on the trade on the precious metal and the play in gold miners, with the Fast Money traders.
A look at the Hong Kong dollar and how to play it, with Whitney Tilson, T2 Partner.