Market Outlook


  • Making Banks Stronger     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 5:46 PM ET

    The Fed should have forbidden banks from giving out dividends, mostly because their bottom lines may not be as rosy as they'd have us believe, with Jesse Eisinger, ProPublica, CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders.

  • Chart of the Day & Valeant Makes a Move     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 5:25 PM ET

    Honeywell and copper, and a look at Coca-Cola, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders. And biotech hits new highs as Valeant makes an offer for Cephalon, with David Amsellem, Piper Jaffray analyst. Also, Pops & Drops.

  • Sokol's Resignation     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 5:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Becky Quick weighs in on David Sokol's sudden resignation from Berkshire Hathaway, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders. Berkshire shareholder Whitney Tilson, managing partner at T2 Partners, discusses Sokol's sudden departure.

  • Fast Money, March 30, 2011     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.

  • The Fed's Next Move?     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 4:37 PM ET

    Appetite for U.S. treasuries remain strong with foreign investors. A look at where the economy is headed with John Lonski, Moody's Capital Markets Research Group.

  • Spring Cleaning: Sector Winner/Loser     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 4:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani with a look at winning and losing sectors in the first quarter.

  • Market Ga-Ga     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 4:06 PM ET

    A look ahead at the second quarter with Nick Raich, Key Private Bank director of research, and Charles Brighton, Brighton Jones founder/co-CEO.

  • NYSE Market Wrap     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 4:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on the trading day from the NYSE.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodity markets, and looks ahead to where oil, gold and silver are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Final Call: End of Quarter Trade     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 3:52 PM ET

    A second quarter look at the market with Scott Nations, NationsShares president/CIO.

  • Dow Near 2-3/4 Year High     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 3:45 PM ET

    A check on what's moving the markets with Ron Muhlenkamp, Muhlenkamp Fund manager.

  • Spring Cleaning: Go with the Grain?     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 2:41 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses how to grow your portfolio with agricultural commodities. He discusses the March demand shock and what's happend in the last month.

  • NYSE Midday Update     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 1:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on the trading day from the NYSE.

  • Herb on the Street: Momentum Investing     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 1:04 PM ET

    CNBC'S Herb Greenberg with a look at how to play market momentum stocks that tend to go up more than the market when things are good, and down more than the market when things aren't.

  • Private Tech Bubble     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 12:21 PM ET

    A look at a bubble brewing in some of today's hottest private tech companies and how it compares to what happened in the last tech bubble during the late 90s, with Jonathan Cohen, TICC Capital CEO.

  • Appetite for Risk Returns     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 11:13 AM ET

    The appetite for risk is making a comeback, and geopolitical risks are dominating the direction of commodities in the first quarter, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson; Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy; and Fancisco Blanch, Bank of America Global Commodity Research.

  • Dodd-Frank Under Scrutiny     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 10:42 AM ET

    Robert Nichols, Financial Services Forum president, discusses what's next for the hotly-debated Dodd-Frank bill.

  • Top Sectors Revealed     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    Will bottom sectors like utilities and the consumer beat energy and industrials from their top position? Craig Callahan, ICON Advisers, and Michael Yoshikami, YCMNET Advisors debate.

  • CNBC Poll: Is The Fed's QE2 Good ForThe Stock Market? Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 9:50 AM ET

    There's nothing like low interest rates when it comes to making Wall Street happy and the Federal Reserve's monetary policy has never been more accomodating for the stock market. Easy money, however, can sometimes be too much of a good thing.

  • Pre-Market Buzz     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 9:27 AM ET

    What to watch at the open, with Damon Walvoord, Susquehanna Financial trader.