Strategy Sessions Video

  • El-Erian: 'Markets are exuberant' 

    Mohamed El-Erian, Chief Economic Adviser of Allianz, says 'the markets have decoupled from the underlying fundamentals' and discusses the differing policies of the Fed and the ECB.

  • Buffett on tax inversion: 'Crazy situation' 

    In April of 2014, Warren Buffett talked about the practice of companies moving abroad to circumvent U.S. taxes. He said 'It's just gotten way out of hand' and 'that part of the tax code is really gonna have to get looked at hard.'

  • Billionaire Branson wants a meeting with Putin 

    Richard Branson says 'the Russian economy is going to go into steep decline, it will go back to the days of pre-Cold War, unless this problem is resolved quickly.'

  • Investing in unsettling times 

    Are markets gearing up for a major correction? Investor Jim Rogers advises on whether this is a good time to sell stocks...or buy them.

  • Bill Gross: 'Stocks are fully priced' 

    Pimco CEO Bill Gross believes stocks are 'tapering off' and that savings rates will be 'low going forward.'

  • Mohamed El-Erian 'cautious' on stocks 

    Mohamed El-Erian explains why we've had such a run up in the stock market in recent years and what needs to happen for it to keep going.

  • Invest in companies with female leaders 

    Barclays has launched a Women in Leadership index that allows investors to track the performance of companies led by women.

  • 3 charts explain stocks' bull run 

    The economy is improving along with corporate profits. Here's a look at why stocks are on a tear.

  • Invest like Pitbull 
    Invest like Pitbull(0:33)Jun 20 2014

    Latin Grammy winning artist Pitbull says that not being afraid to lose, 'listening,' and always investing in yourself are a winning combination.

  • Forex scandal: What you need to know 

    Traders from at least ten different banks may have been caught tweaking the market and setting rates for their own benefit.

  • Three ways to keep student debt down 

    President Obama is providing about 5 million student debt holders with some relief. Here are three ways to avoid getting into too much debt to begin with.

  • Goldman Sachs: World Cup affects stocks 

    Stocks jump in the winning nation of the World Cup according to a Goldman Sachs study. But don't expect the boost to last, or for it to fundamentally change the economy.

  • What is insider trading? 
    What is insider trading?(1:34)Jun 3 2014

    Insider trading is when a person makes a stock trade after learning material, non-public information about the company.

  • Where Larry Summers splits with Piketty 

    Larry Summers says he believes wealth inequality has increased. However the 'mechanisms generating inequality' are utilization of technology and globalization, not rate of return on investment.

  • Housing market newbies beware 

    A lot of mixed signals are coming out of the housing industry. We've seen a bounce in home prices and easy money being made in cities like Phoenix, Miami and Las Vegas.

  • Apple & Beats: 'This is just a bad deal' 

    Piper Jaffray senior research analyst Gene Munster seems to be confused by Apple reportedly spending billions on Beats. He says there must be more to the deal in terms of talent acquisition.

  • Billionaires who control the strings 

    Dan Loeb, David Einhorn, Bill Ackman and Eddie Lampert are a breed of billionaires coined 'activist investors' who use their clout to influence change in companies.

  • El-Erian fears 'global recession' 

    Chief Economic Adviser at Allianz Mohamed El-Erian says without a political solution in Ukraine, sanctions could lead to increased energy prices and a global recession.

  • How will GM handle brewing lawsuits? 

    GM's $1.3 billion recall charge nearly wiped out all of its quarterly profits. But the price tag for the faulty ignition switch problems could soar further as the company deals with likely lawsuits.

  • Thomas Piketty on his book 'Capital' 

    Economist Thomas Piketty talks rising income inequality, extreme executive pay, and the future of unions while discussing his bestseller 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century.'

  • Blueprint for a more progressive tax code 

    French Economist Thomas Piketty has a new book exploring the history of income inequality around the world. He thinks the U.S. tax code can be more progressive.

  • Yellen: U.S. banks stronger than Europe's 

    Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen discusses the reasons why the banking industry in the U.S. is healthy and the challenges Europe still needs to overcome.

  • Soaring prices make it hard to be a foodie 

    Prices for common foods like coffee, dairy and beef have increased greatly over last year, with some analysts pointing the finger at California's severe drought.

  • 2013 record year for dividends 

    Shareholders have enjoyed soaring dividend pay-out increases since the recession and it doesn't look like its stopping anytime soon. This first quarter alone was the biggest increase ever.

  • Are new rules making banks safer? 

    Years after the financial crisis, regulators announced that the big banks will have to hold more capital to protect against losses. Will it make the financial system safer?

  • Fear is driving the market again 

    CNNMoney's Fear and Greed index shows fear to be the driving factor in market sentiment, thanks to worries about the Fed, slowing earnings growth and concerns that stocks got too hot in 2013.

  • 'Stocks are allowed to go down' 

    Scott Shellady, Senior Vice President at the Trean Group, doesn't see enough strength in the economy to support earnings and stocks right now.

  • Mary Barra's make-or-break moment for GM? 

    It's a crucial test for General Motors CEO Mary Barra, as she heads to Washington to answer questions about the recall of 2.6 million vehicles. She's tried to turn this public relations nightmare around, but will it be enough? Barra's and GM's reputations are both on the line.

  • The sobering 'risk factors' of IPOs 

    14 IPOs are scheduled for this week, a sign of optimism on the Street. But make sure you look at the 'risk factors' before jumping on the craze. King Digital, maker of Candy Crush, had 24!

  • Candy Crush IPO to raise billions 

    King Digital, the creator of the insanely popular Candy Crush Saga game, is going public. CNN's Samuel Burke speaks with subway riders on how addictive the game is.

  • Yellen's first Fed presser in 90 seconds 

    Fed chief Janet Yellen says the labor market continues to show signs of improvement, but because of low inflation and broader weakness the Federal Reserve has kept monetary policy 'highly accommodative.'

  • GM's new CEO faces crucial test 

    GM's new CEO Mary Barra faces her first crucial test, as investigations into GM's ignition switch recall rev into high gear.

  • How to take the bull market by the horns 

    Investment strategists say the fundamentals of the stock market are still strong and gains are possible with the right buying strategy.

  • Bull market: Gotta be in it to win it 

    This bull market has shown us that you shouldn't freak out when things are bad. There have been big winners like Apple and Priceline. But if you don't want to pick stocks, index funds have been a good bet too.

  • Why you're not feeling record stocks 

    The stock market goes up as jobs are being cut. That's because it's a bottom line recovery. Christine Romans explains.

  • Why it's time to buy in emerging markets 

    Mark Mobius says his fund is buying stocks in emerging markets from Mexico to China, and even says Ukraine 'is in a sweet spot' if the politically spurred violence can subside.

  • What happened to the correction? 

    Investors are shrugging off lackluster economic numbers. Stocks are once again pushing toward record highs. So what happened to that market correction everyone was talking about?

  • Gap bumps up minimum wage 
    Gap bumps up minimum wage(2:37)Feb 20 2014

    VP of Stores Lynn Albright explains Gap's decision to increase the minimum wage to $10 by next year, which would affect 65,000 U.S. employees.

  • A pause in the sell-off? 
    A pause in the sell-off?(0:59)Feb 6 2014

    The S&P 500 is down 5% so far this year, but big retailers in the index -- like Target, Best Buy, Staples -- are down sharply and have shown 'correction-like' losses.

  • 4 numbers you need to know about stocks 

    Here are the 4 most important numbers that tell the story of the market pullback in recent weeks.

  • Why the market sell-off was expected 

    CNN's Christine Romans explains why investors shouldn't be surprised by the recent slide in the stock market.

  • Why the Winklevoss brothers love Bitcoin 

    Backers of the virtual currency say its "vice phase" has passed and insist Bitcoin is poised to capture the virtual currency market.

  • We've 'exhausted' economic quick fixes 

    The Secretary General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Ángel Gurría says 'structural' reforms in education, innovation and competition are the keys to a global economic rebound now.

  • Summers: Fiscal cuts are 'madness' 

    Former Treasury Secretary and economic advisor to the White House Larry Summers discusses the U.S. economic recovery, fiscal stimulus vs. austerity, taxes, and the Federal Reserve in Davos.

  • Stiglitz on how to fix the income gap 

    Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz discusses the problem of income inequality and what can be done to fix it while at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

  • Why is everyone moving to Oregon? 

    United Van Lines COO Rich McClure discusses the moving trends his company sees domestically and overseas.

  • What businesses want from Obama 

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker says businesses want to export more, immigration reform and better job training. She also discusses income inequality and the minimum wage.

  • Why big banks are too big to jail 

    Following JPMorgan Chase's settlement over the Bernie Madoff scandal, CNN's Christine Romans and Evan Perez discuss why neither individual bankers nor the bank itself had to face criminal charges.

  • Tim Cook recalls cross burnings in south 

    Apple CEO Tim Cook reflects on the civil rights abuses he witnessed growing up in Alabama and how they have shaped his leadership.

  • Why my bank didn't take TARP 
    Why my bank didn't take TARP(2:15)Nov 26 2013

    CEO of New York Community Bancorp Joseph Ficalora discusses the financial crisis and how the banking industry has changed since.

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