Market Outlook


  • Diamonds: Not an investor's best friend?  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 7:32 PM ET

    Martin Rapaport, chairman of Rapaport Group, explains why investing in diamonds is a "volatile trade."

  • US payrolls: Winter biting best job growth in years Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:20 PM ET
    Pedestrians pass by a 'help wanted' sign in a restaurant in the Back Bay neighborhood on February 5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.

    Hiring was likely below recent trends and bad winter weather may have crimped some activity in construction, retail and restaurants.

  • Forget 5K, Nasdaq to hit 6,000 by year-end: Pro  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:18 PM ET

    Brian Jacobsen, chief portfolio strategist at Wells Fargo, expects Wall Street to see "substantial upside" ahead, with the Nasdaq and S&P 500 closing the year at 6,000 and 2,300, respectively.

  • This stock ready to blast off  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:15 PM ET

    "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer looks at the success of the defense sector, in spite of Washington's sequester.

  • Cramer: A stock roaring on execution  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:00 PM ET

    This stock is crushing it, and "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer says it's all about execution.

  • Leadership & the X factor  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer takes a look at stocks of well-run companies that sometimes get beat up by so-called "experts."

  • Orexigen falls after hours  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 5:55 PM ET

    Why Orexigen's stock is down after hours, with CNBC's Meg Tirrell.

  • Canadian Solar surges on yieldco plans  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 5:47 PM ET

    Canadian Solar provided better than expected guidance for its first quarter. Canadian Solar CFO Michael Potter discusses the plan to form yieldco to maximize shareholder value.

  • Too much talk about tech?  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 5:34 PM ET

    Making sense of tech bubble fears, with Mark Mahaney, RBC, who provides two tech plays.

  • BNSF train carrying crude derails in Illinois  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 5:30 PM ET

    A BNSF train with 103 cars carrying crude oil has derailed in Illinois, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan.

  • BMY battles lung cancer  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 5:15 PM ET

    Bristol-Myers hit a 14-year high after the company won expanded approval for its lung cancer drug more than 3-months ahead of schedule. Details, with CNBC's Meg Tirrell.

  • 5 big bank trades  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 5:00 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders give you their top 5 bank trades.

  • The Federal Reserve building is shown in Washington.

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the results of the Fed's bank stress test. All 31 banks have cleared capital requirement levels and had sufficient capital before shareholder payout. Perspective, with Jack Mohr, thestreet.com, and Jeff harte, Sandler O'Neill.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Volatility continues  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. WTI was down and Brent was up, on the day. Today's catalysts: Profit taking and a lowered China growth target.

  • Factors impacting Feb. jobs  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 3:36 PM ET

    February's jobs data is expected to be released Friday morning. Mark Hamrick, Bankrate.com, and Greg Ip, Wall Street Journal, look at the outlook for employment and the overall U.S. economy.

  • Drop in productivity not a good sign: Santelli  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 3:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli looks at productivity, ETF flows, and the euro.

  • Closing Bell Exchange: Snow storm market  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 3:02 PM ET

    Discussing economic data moving the markets, with Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities; Rob Morgan, Sethi Financial; Jim Lowell, Adviser Investments; and Ralph Segall, Segall Bryant & Hamill.

  • Street Talk: VSLR, DNKN, PLT, EXC & ERJ  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 2:51 PM ET

    "Power Lunch" hosts Melissa Lee and Brian Sullivan look at 5 stocks with analyst recommendations.

  • Bold bets on big names  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 12:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner sits down with John Fichthorn, Dialectic Capital, to discuss why he is betting against companies like GoPro and Canadian banks.

  • Billion dollar valuations and the tech industry  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    We're in an environment where the public market is much more receptive to public IPOs, says Jeremy Liew, Lightspeed Venture Partner.