• Looking Ahead to Q2     Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 3:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson and Rick Santelli discuss where the markets are headed in the next quarter.

  • The Q2 Playbook: Will the Bull Run Continue?     Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 1:20 PM ET

    "Investors, consumers, businesses are more optimistic than a few months ago," says Jonathan Golub, UBS Investment Bank chief U.S. equity strategist, who weighs in on whether a positive first quarter will rollover into the next one.

  • Stock Market Flaws Not So Rare, Data Shows Thursday, 29 Mar 2012 | 11:54 AM ET

    The breakdown on the BATS Global Markets exchange was stunning, but market disruptions have been common enough to rattle some investors’ confidence. A review of industry data shows that disruptions large and small are a daily occurrence. The New York Times reports.

  • Is Rapid-Fire Trading Rigged?     Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 7:18 PM ET

    Do rapid-fire trading firms have an unfair advantage over the retail investor? Joe Saluzzi, Themis Trading co-head of equity trading, explains why he thinks the current trading system is broken.

  • J.C. O'Hara, Phoenix Partners Group, takes a look at what the charts say about the S&P and Nasdaq.

  • BATS Trading Off to a Shaky Start Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 12:40 PM ET

    Shares in the country’s third-largest exchange opened at $15.25 on Friday, falling below the company’s offering price of $16 a share. Almost immediately, volatility in the stock spiked — on news of a system problem at the exchange — and BATS halted trading on its own shares. The New York Times reports.

  • Mad Money, March 22, 2012     Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • S&P 500 up 31% Since Oct., Will the Rally Continue? Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 1:44 PM ET

    Since the market reached a one-year low on October 4, the S&P 500 index is up 31 percent, trading near its highest level since May 2008.  Do stocks have further room to run?

  • 5 Percent Decline If Correction Comes: Analyst Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 4:43 PM ET

    Loomis Sayles Chief Market Analyst David Sowerby said Monday afternoon there’s a 50 percent chance of a 5 percent correction for the stocks.  He says it happens on average twice a year and the market is due. 

  • Small Caps: Bigger Run Ahead?     Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 4:16 PM ET

    Are small caps the best way to bet on the economic recovery? The Russell 2000 is up 12 percent since the beginning of the year. Scott Billeadeau, Fifth Third Asset Management, and Ken Korngiebel, TW Asset Management, provide their top plays.

  • Closing Countdown Strategy     Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 3:55 PM ET

    The trades to make before the closing bell, and a look ahead to next week's market activity, with David Darst, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.

  • Markets' Milestone Moves     Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 3:31 PM ET

    A look at how to profit from this week's historic market activity, with David Darst, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, and David Pearl, Epoch Investment Partners.

  • Wall Street's Milestone Week     Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 2:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Rick Santelli report on the markets' historic week and whether a pullback is on the way. With Barry Knapp, Barclays Capital, and Joshua Brown, "Backstage Wall Street" author.

  • Trader Triple Play: Making Money Next Week     Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 1:43 PM ET

    It was a historic week for the markets. So how should investors position their portfolios going into next week? Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities; Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy; and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, weigh in with the winning plays.

  • Major Indexes All Close Above Key Levels     Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 7:26 PM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports the Dow closed above 13,000, the S&P above 1,400, and the Nasdaq above 3,000 for the first time in history. Also, discussing whether there is an economic rebound brewing, with Joseph Grano, Centurion Holdings CEO, and Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners CEO.

  • Jim Cramer: How the Bears Got It Wrong Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 6:32 PM ET

    The “Mad Money” host explains how the bears got “caught in the jaws of their own logic” Thursday.

  • Choppy Day for Nasdaq     Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    Mary Ann Bartels, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, and Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners, discuss signs of strength in tech-heavy Nasdaq, even after a choppy trading day.

  • Sector Rotation in March: Financials Lead Now Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012 | 6:23 PM ET
    A tour bus passes the Wall Street bull in the financial district January 22, 2007 in New York City.

    In the past three months, the tide in financials has turned. The sector, which posted an 18 percent loss in 2011, has been consistently up each month this year.

  • Greifeld's Grip on Nasdaq's Future     Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012 | 4:16 PM ET

    Robert Greifeld, Nasdaq OMX Group CEO, discusses his major goals for Nasdaq over the next five years as well as efforts to bring Facebook into the Nasdaq fold.

  • Hot Stocks to Watch     Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012 | 7:07 AM ET

    A look at hot investing ideas ahead of today's Federal Reserve policy meeting, with Donald Yacktman, Yacktman Asset Management.