Market Outlook


  • Super Bowl: More than a Game?     Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Mad Money's Cramer takes a closer look at the world's most profitable sports league, the NFL, with Eric Grubman, NFL executive vice president.

  • Cramer's Big Pharma Play: JNJ     Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    If investors are looking for a big pharma play that hasn't already run up, then go bottom feeding with Johnson & Johnson, says Mad Money's Jim Cramer. It's not the best company in the business, but there are many positives in its future.

  • Continental Resources: Natural Born Driller     Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Harold Hamm, Continental Resources CEO, discusses the incredible surge in domestic oil production, and the future of his company, with Mad Money host, Jim Cramer.

  • Cramer Counts the Ways to Win in this Market     Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    This market has more ways to win than a casino that's rigged in your favor, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer, explaining the many ways investors can play the market.

  • Are Bears Still Prowling Wall Street?     Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 5:49 PM ET

    Larry McDonald, Newedge, discusses what's driving the high level of bear sentiment in the market and a future play on the euro.

  • Money In Motion: Trading the Fed     Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 5:35 PM ET

    A currency play on the Fed's decision to keep interest rates low, with Amelia Bourdeau, Westpac Institutional Bank.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gold, Silver & Oil All Up     Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow. The risk-on trade, it seems, is back.

  • Market Rally After Fed Vows Low Rates     Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    The Dow stormed back from double digit losses after the latest FOMC meeting gave the bulls a boost. The Fed pledged to keep rates exceptionally low through at least 2014. What does that mean for markets? Ethan Harris, BofA Merrill Lynch, and Ira Jersey, Credit Suisse, weigh in.

  • Herd Mentality in the Financials?     Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 3:58 PM ET

    Steve Neimeth, SunAmerica Asset Mgmt., explains what the FOMC announcement today means for financials, with CNBC's Bill Griffeth.

  • Fed Policy Supporting Equity Prices?     Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 3:41 PM ET

    Dave Zier, Convergent Wealth Advisors,discusses whether the Fed decision to keep rates low through 2014 will keep investors interested in high yielding investments. "Effectively it supports higher equity prices," says Zier.

  • Investors Await Fed Policy Statement     Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    Fed will release new interest rate projections today. The Fast Money team discusses what investors are expecting.

  • Global Markets Update: Nasdaq Gets an Apple Boost     Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 11:40 AM ET

    Nasdaq gets an Apple boost, as investors react to Apple earnings. The Dow and S&P are down on the day after the President's State of the Union. Apple surpasses ExxonMobile as the world's most valuable company. Boeing beats estimates but offers weak guidance.

  • European markets close mostly down over ongoing concerns over a Greek debt deal. Billionaire George Soros says we need to strengthen Italy & Spain. Telecom shares fall after Ericsson misses sales and profit forecasts. German business sentiment rises for the third straight month. Treasury sells $35 billion in 5-year notes at yield of .899 percent.

  • Roubini: Europe Needs 'Massive Monetary Easing' Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 8:07 AM ET
    Nouriel Roubini

    Europe needs "massive monetary easing" to get out of its debt crisis, otherwise Greece will likely abandon the euro in a year and a half, famous economist Nouriel Roubini told CNBC on Wednesday. 

  • AngloGold CEO on Opportunities in Gold     Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 6:50 AM ET

    Insight on why gold is becoming more prominent now, with Mark Cutifani, AngloGold Ashanti CEO.

  • US stock index futures pointed to a mixed open on Wall Street today as corporate and political leaders began a three day summit in Davos, Switzerland and after US President Barack Obama used his last State of the Union speech to paint himself as the champion of the middle class, by demanding higher taxes for millionaires and tight reins on Wall Street. European shares fell, weighed down by the tech sector after a sharp post-results decline for World No.1 mobile gear maker Ericsson, and as investors worried that Greece may face a disastrous default.

  • U.S. Market Lookahead: Apple's Blowout Earnings     Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 6:00 AM ET

    Apple is the stock to watch today after blowout earnings after the bell yesterday, reporting over $46 billion in revenue; Day two of the FOMC meeting will also be in focus as the Fed releases economic forecasts; A look ahead of big earnings today, including Netflix, and high level officials try to solidify a plan to prevent Greece from default, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • Deep Problems for West 'Have Not Gone Away': CEO Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 5:31 AM ET
  • Capital is Key for Euro Banks: JP Morgan Exec     Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 5:20 AM ET

    "The key issue is not liquidity, it is capitalizing the banks and enhancing competitiveness," Jacob Frenkel, chairman at JPMorgan Chase International, told CNBC.

  • Forecast-busting results from Apple have triggered a bounce in US stock futures and sparked a return to bullish form for global risk assets after a brief hiatus on worries about tortured Greek debt negotiations. However European shares were lower in early trade today, weighed by the tech sector after a sharp post-results decline for Ericsson and a disappointing UK GDP figure. Asian shares rose on Apple's earnings, stabilizing European money markets and falling euro zone debt yields, with investors shifting their focus from Europe to the U.S. Federal Reserve.