Market Outlook


  • Balanced statement by Fed: Pro     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 4:16 PM ET

    Greg Ip, The Economist; and Jack Bouroudjian, Index Financial Partners; and CNBC's Rick Santelli dissect today's Fed statement.

  • Bond market hears Fed hawks; stocks see doves Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 4:12 PM ET
    Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

    Bonds sold off after traders read the Fed's new rate forecasts as slightly more aggressive, but dovish comments from Yellen and the Fed statement drove stocks up.

  • Fed mildly hawkish: Pro     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 4:01 PM ET

    Dissecting the Fed's gradual approach, with Nathan Bachrach, Simply Money Advisors; Rick Rieder, BlackRock; CNBC contributor Jon Najarian; and "Fast Money" trader Tim Seymour.

  • Commodities tomorrow: We have lots of oil     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The focus was on the Fed today, as the end of QE approaches. Stocks were up, as was the dollar, and commodities were down on the day.

  • Mark Olson: What markets say about inflation     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 3:42 PM ET

    Discussing when the Fed will raise rates, with Mark Olson, Treliant Risk Advisors chairman and former Federal Reserve Governor.

  • Key takeaways from Yellen & the Fed     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 3:35 PM ET

    Reacting to comments by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen, with Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial; Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank; Jim Bianco, Bianco Research; and CNBC's Steve Liesman. Bianco says we are farther away from the first rate hike than before the meeting.

  • Pisani: Market reacting correctly to Fed     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 2:13 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the NYSE as Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks on television during a June news conference.

    CNBC's Bob Pisani looks at how the markets are responding to the Fed's policy statement.

  • Autumn gas prices expected to hit a 4-year low Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    The national average price for a gallon of regular gas could drop another 20 cents this fall, just in time for the holiday shopping season.

  • Why these two words are the key to Fed meeting day Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 12:01 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The Federal Reserve could change the calculus for markets with just two words.

  • European markets close: Markets await Scots vote     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 11:26 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including anticipation for the Scottish vote and protesters in Kiev "trash" a pro-Russian deputy.

  • Apple, Google & Alibaba     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 11:16 AM ET

    David Rolfe, Wedgewood Partners CIO, discusses his position on Apple versus Google, and his Alibaba strategy.

  • Alibaba welcomed in London     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 11:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports asset managers are now meeting with Jack Ma and Alibaba's leadership as Alibaba's roadshow hits London.

  • Mossberg: iPhone 6 best on market     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    A member of the media inspects the new iPhone 6 during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California.

    Walt Mossberg, Re/code co-executive editor, reviews the new iPhone 6. Mossberg says, "This is the best smartphone you can buy."

  • FedEx better positioned than UPS: Analyst     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 10:53 AM ET

    Discussing how to play FedEx after the company's Q1 earnings surge, with Christian Wetherbee, Citi transportation analyst. Wetherbee says going into the holiday season FedEx is positioned to go after a better mix of business.

  • Peter Thiel: Good, Bad & Ugly     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Venture capitalist Peter Thiel's Wednesday interview on CNBC ran the gamut from trashing Twitter to raising red flags on Apple and Google to explaining his libertarian views.

  • Pisani's market open: Lennar's profit beat     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on impressive Lennar earnings results, and what to expect from Alibaba Friday.

  • Cramer: FedEx nailed it     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 9:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer breaks down the quarterly numbers for FedEx. Cramer says FedEx has a beautiful quarter and it's what investors want to see.

  • DuPont's potential proxy fight     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 9:01 AM ET

    Activist investor Nelson Peltz is calling for DuPont to break itself up into two companies. CNBC's David Faber and Jim Cramer discuss the proxy fight brewing.

  • Cramer's stock to watch: SWK     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 8:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer likes what he sees at Stanley Black & Decker and wonders what Peter Thiel thinks of CFOs.

  • Why the Fed could still surprise markets Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:04 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The Fed could surprise markets Wednesday, simply because of the wide divergence in Wall Street views about its next move.