Insights

Investing around Obama's Speech on Healthcare

09/10/2009
Joe Terranova
Call me cynical, but the math for healthcare reform just doesn't add up. The plan covers more people, reduces the current cost for existing policy holders, and will not increase the deficit - sounds rather magical

Reflections on Lehman - The Corporate Bond Market

09/10/2009
Joe Terranova
Over the past two weeks, I have sat down and taped several different pieces for CNBC. These segments are different; they might be used beyond the borders of CNBC and into the mother ship's, NBC Universal's, territory.

Season Statistics

09/09/2009
Joe Terranova
Fatherhood is great this time of year. Blessed with two boys, ages 3 and 4, the TV attraction has shifted from Disney to SportsCenter. They like their MLB standings printed out in the morning, of course loving the team that resides at the top.

September "That's not Happiness to see me"

09/03/2009
Joe Terranova
Getting ready for Fast Money on Tuesday September 1st meant preparing for the litany of bearish guests who would be appearing on a critically important technical breakdown day in the market.

Will it be a September to remember? Some thoughts

09/02/2009
Joe Terranova
In the August 2009 Blue Chip Financial Indicators Survey, 39 out of 46 participants expect a rate hike by the end of 2010. If I had been surveyed, it would have been 39 out of 47. I can’t see a rate hike ahead of 2010 elections and with a continued troubling unemployment picture.

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