Investing Investment Strategy


  • Mexico Flag

    Investors are hoping for the best from the Fed meeting, and this strategist has a way to trade the optimism.

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    Prospective bank buyers are outweighing sellers, signaling that after a big lull in U.S. bank M&A last year, the market may revive in 2012.

  • Buy Mexican Peso, Sell U.S. Dollar?

    Rebecca Patterson, JPMorgan Asset Management, explains why she's looking at the Mexican peso: "If you see the dollar continue to rise, you want to buy the Mexican peso and sell the dollar," she says.

  • Buy or Sell Halcon Resources?

    The Fast Money traders discuss whether you should buy, sell or hold Halcon Resources. And Dan Dicker, of Merc Bloc, discusses natural gas hitting a 10-year low.

  • Apple Hits Another All-Time High

    Shares of Apple hit another fresh all-time high Tuesday after Jefferies raised their estimates and price target on the tech giant, with Peter Misek, analyst at Jefferies. CNBC's Steve Liesman also weighs in on the FOMC meeting.

  • Gas prices are zooming passed $4 a gallon, and the nation is hardly freer from the grip of imported oil or closer to robust economic recovery. With his approval ratings dropping precipitously, President Obama is blaming speculators and investigating fraud and at the pump, when this mess is the direct result of failed federal energy policies.

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    Bullish on the U.S. economy? Here's your currency trade.

  • Making Money From Higher Oil Prices

    How to turn soaring gas prices into high-octane profits, with Pavel Molchanov, Raymond James energy analyst.

  • Market Will Rally After FOMC: Trader

    "The market is resigned to going higher at this point almost in spite of the Fed," says Bob Iaccino, of

  • insurance3.jpg details five “buy”-rated insurance companies with the largest market capitalization, ordered by ascending upside, based on consensus price targets.

  • RIMM's Price Target Cut by ThinkEquity

    Mark McKechnie, ThinkEquity analyst, explains why he slashed Research in Motion's price target from $18 to $12 a share.

  • Pet Loo and Mini Wee

    After one too many times standing in the pouring rain holding one end of a leash while his dog lifted his leg at the other end, Tobi Skovron thought to himself, “there has to be a better way.” So he created one: the Pet Loo, which he markets as a "backyard in a box."

  • Morning Bond Report

    CNBC'S Rick Santelli reports on 2-year notes from mid-November at the CME.

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street on Tuesday, on positive investor sentiment ahead of the Fed’s latest statement on interest rates and the U.S. economy.

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    Take a look at some of Tuesday morning’s early movers:

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    The bulls are onboard with Overseas Shipholding.

  • Stock Picking Strategies

    Don Taylor, Franklin Rising Dividends Fund portfolio manager, discusses where to pick the best stocks.

  • Mining

    Indonesian Trade Minister Gita Wirjawan told CNBC on Tuesday that Southeast Asia's largest economy was not adopting protectionist policies and was only following in the footsteps of other developed countries.

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    The Fed is expected to hold its firepower for now and will probably not say much new after it meets Tuesday.

  • Lightning Round

    You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.