Market Outlook


  • Cramer's Six in Sixty     Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 9:56 AM ET

    Cramer shares his six stocks to watch ahead of the trading day, in under sixty seconds.

  • Riding Out Market Volatility Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 9:51 AM ET

    The volatility of recent months may be enough to send the average investor to the sidelines, but pros are quick to remind that it's the ups and downs, not the flat lines, that make money.

  • Investor Winterizing - A CNBC Special Report

    Once a sure-bet, investors are beginning to doubt how long emerging market plays can generate steady returns.

  • Shopping for Inflation Hedges Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 9:47 AM ET

    With inflation still looming as an economic wild card, investors are taking a closer look at asset classes that traditionally outperform as consumer prices rise.

  • After the Meltdown Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 9:47 AM ET

    September has almost always been a bad month for stocks, and the past one amply illustrates that. October, however, is often the beginning of of a multi-month upswing for equities. This fall, however, there's little in the way of fundamentals to suggest historical trends will play out.

  • TARP Three Year Anniversary     Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 9:47 AM ET

    A look at how banks are performing three years after the program, with Timothy Massad, US Treasury Dept. assistant secretary for financial stability.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during morning trading.

    Money managers say take tax losses in cyclical sectors that suffer the most in a bear market and invest the proceeds in more defensive sectors, such as health care and consumer staples.

  • Multinationals Yield Income in a Down Market  Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 9:32 AM ET

    A portfolio of multinational companies yields income, even when the stock market declines.

  • Tapping Emerging Market Bond and Currency Funds Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 9:31 AM ET

    Given the debt and growth problems plaguing the U.S. and eurozone, and the resulting tumult across world stock markets, it might be a good time to look at these asset classes, say analysts.

  • POLL: Where's Your Money@f0 Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 9:29 AM ET

    As yield becomes ever-harder to capture, where will you move your investment capital?

  • Bail Out Greece? Many Slovaks Don't Like the Idea Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 3:21 AM ET

    With only two countries apart from Slovakia left to approve the extension of the euro zone's bailout fund, all eyes are on the Eastern European nation of around 5 million people who are not keen on helping richer Greece. 

  • "The market is priced in our view at extremely cheap prices, back in line with the lowest valuations we saw at the end of 2008 and 2009. We think over the medium term stocks represent good value," Ian Scott, chief global & European strategist at Nomura, told CNBC.

  • Technical Look at the Hang Seng     Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 2:40 AM ET

    Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, joined CNBC to take a technical look at the Hang Seng, Rio Tinto, and spot gold.

  • Stock markets in Asia continue to head south with little to signal a turnaround in the new quarter, but regional experts told CNBC investors should capitalize on attractively low valuations instead of piling cash.

  • FTSE, DAX, CAC Seen Falling on Euro Zone Fears Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 12:57 AM ET

    European stocks are expected to open sharply lower on Monday following news that Greece is set to miss deficit targets despite a raft of new austerity measures.

  • Slovak PM Hopes for Bailout Fund Vote Mid October Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 12:49 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    Slovakia's parliament may vote on the expansion of the euro zone's bailout fund as soon as mid October, but the risk of a Greek default is still possible, Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radicova told CNBC in an interview in Bratislava.

  • Stocks Slump on Slowdown Fear     Friday, 30 Sep 2011 | 7:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the rundown on Friday's market activity, and a look at investment opportunities amid market turmoil, with Stephen Weiss, Short Hills Capital; Zachary Karabell, River Twice Research; and JJ Kinahan, Think or Swim.

  • Cramer Answers Viewer Mail     Friday, 30 Sep 2011 | 6:55 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer does his homework on four stocks; Illumina, Opko Health, Brasil Foods, and Harry Winston, and then answers viewer mail.

  • Am I Diversified?     Friday, 30 Sep 2011 | 6:43 PM ET

    You call Cramer and tell him your top five holdings, and he'll tell you if your portfolio is diversified.

  • Cramer: U.S. Markets and Europe     Friday, 30 Sep 2011 | 6:22 PM ET

    Like it or not, U.S. financial markets are inextricably tied to Europe's debt crisis, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer. But there is an escape plan: investors should consider high yielding utilities, REITs, and master limited partnerships, or MLPs. These groups don't trade with Europe and they aren't too exposed to the indices.