Market Outlook


  • Bond King Bill Gross on the Markets   Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 2:00 PM ET
    Bond King Bill Gross on the Markets

    Bill Gross, PIMCO founder & co-CIO, says don't look for double-digit returns on any financial asset class for the next few years.

  • What Traders Are Watching   Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 6:44 AM ET
    What Traders Are Watching

    I think we are in that final volatile phase, traders will be watching the markets ability to start lower and finish higher, says Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management.

  • Goldman Sachs Cuts Brent, Copper Price Outlook Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 6:26 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs analysts cut their outlook for the price of Brent oil and for copper going into 2012, saying that they see "a flatter upward trajectory for commodity prices, with increasing risks to both the up and the downside."

  • Economy Headed for Recession?   Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 6:10 AM ET
    Economy Headed for Recession?

    The bad news is the data coming out now is awful, whereas six months ago it was getting better, says Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicolaus market strategist, who adds that the good news is that the correction in market pricing has already been recognized.

  • Charting Asia | Shanghai Composite Index Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 1:42 AM ET
  • FTSE, DAX, CAC to Open Sharply Lower Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 1:35 AM ET

    European stocks were expected to open lower on Tuesday after falling to their lowest close in a week on Monday with banking stocks among the biggest losers following an admission by Greece that it will miss its deficit targets for the year.

  • Foreign investors continued selling emerging market bonds and currencies on Tuesday, extending the rout that has plagued the market in recent weeks. One strategist told CNBC there may be plenty of more selling to come.

  • Mad Money Markets: Will Greece Default?   Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 6:00 PM ET
    Mad Money Markets: Will Greece Default?

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer says the U.S. is not Europe, and gives five reasons why financial problems across the pond are not the same as here in the United States.

  • Rick Santelli's Midday Bond Report   Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 1:10 PM ET
    Rick Santelli's Midday Bond Report

    CNBC's Rick Santelli takes a look at the Treasurys.

  • Euro Will Get Worse Before it Improves?   Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 12:58 PM ET
    Euro Will Get Worse Before it Improves?

    More uncertainty remains for the euro. "Looking into the fourth quarter, there is significant downward pressure," says Jens Nordvig, global head of G-10 currency strategy at Nomura Holdings . "We could be testing the lows from 2010."

  • Hunting for Yield   Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 12:30 PM ET
    Hunting for Yield

    Gary Ran, partner and chairman at Telemus Capital, shares his stock picks for yield.

  • Q4 Performance Likely to Impress   Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 10:00 AM ET
    Q4 Performance Likely to Impress

    Explaining his bullish outlook for the remainder of the year, with Brian Belski, Oppenheimer & Co. chief investment strategist.

  • 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.

  • 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 MarketĀ  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?