Market Outlook


  • Top oil pick after potential US strike  Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 5:40 PM ET

    The oil market is reacting to a potential U.S. military strike in Syria. John Woods, JJ Woods & Associates, discusses what could happen to oil prices if there is a strike, and how to play BP when the heat settles.

  • Debate It: Bull vs. bear on IBM  Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 5:30 PM ET

    IBM is one of the worst performers on the Dow year-to-date, but is now the time to buy? "Fast Money" traders Jon Najarian and Guy Adami take their positions.

  • Smart trades in emerging markets  Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 5:15 PM ET

    Emerging markets have fallen sharply this year, with CNBC's Kate Kelly; and the "Fast Money" traders discuss today's trending trades on Twitter, including both Verizon and Vodafone as reports say Vodafone could sell its 45 percent stake in Verizon.

  • Tomorrow In :30  Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 4:53 PM ET

    What to watch in tomorrow's trading session, with Jimmy Lee, Strategic Wealth Associates; Matthew Roddy, Rockland Trust; and Tim Rood, Collingwood Group.

  • Jobs more important to Fed than GDP: Pro  Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 4:01 PM ET

    Heather Hughes, SunAmerica Funds; Greg Ip, The Economist; and Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, discuss markets with tapering in question on Syrian concerns.

  • Markets: Trading on fear or fundamentals?  Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 3:50 PM ET

    With possible U.S. military action on Syria looming, Stephen Rosen, HighTower, and Ron Albahary, Threshold Group, discuss what's moving the markets.

  • Closing Bell Exchange  Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    Kevin Mahn, Hennion & Walsh Asset Management; John Canally, LPL Financial; James Lowell, Adviser Investments; and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss what's driving the rally today including Syria and GDP.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Still watching Syria  Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Energy and metals were lower on a stronger dollar. The situation in Syria continues to preoccupy traders, even though military action does not appear to be imminent.

  • Might the GDP number change taper plans?  Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 2:05 PM ET

    David Kelly, JP Morgan Funds; Julia Coronado, BNP Paribas, provide numbers they feel will be strong enough for a taper.

  • Averages up for 2nd day  Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 2:02 PM ET

    With tensions in Syria and the GDP number revised higher today; CNBC's Bob Pisani and Rick Santelli discuss today's market activities.

  • Investing outside the US  Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    Better than expected GDP and jobs data gave the market a boost today. Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo, discusses whether the "buy low" market adage holds right now.

  • Q2 GDP revised to 2.5% in US  Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 1:02 PM ET

    U.S. GDP for the second quarter was revised up to 2.5 percent. CNBC's Bob Pisani, and Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel, discuss the latest action in the markets.

  • European markets close higher  Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, as shares of Vodafone gain 8 percent on news it is in talks to sell its Verizon Wireless stake.

  • Stocks edge higher on upbeat data  Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 10:03 AM ET

    Markets are cautiously optimistic after GDP beat expectations. James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, and Hank Smith, Haverford Investments, weigh in on the revised numbers and offer strategies on where investors should turn next with so much uncertainty in the markets.

  • See you in September, stock pro says Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 9:42 AM ET

    The Mideast aside, September had already promised to be a month of uncertainty and perhaps a "better buying opportunity," Gamco's Howard Ward told CNBC.

  • Markets open for trading  Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 9:30 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew shares their thoughts on what investors should be watching throughout the trading day.

  • Thursday's market roadmap  Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 9:01 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team reports on today's top business headlines, including improving data on GDP and jobless claims; Vodafone's talks to sell its Verizon Wireless stake, and earnings reports from Williams-Sonoma and Guess.

  • Cramer's stocks to watch: Vodafone & Verizon  Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 8:52 AM ET

    Don't start your trading day without finding out what CNBC's Jim Cramer is watching ahead of the opening bell. Today Cramer discusses which company would benefit most if Vodafone sells its stake in Verizon Wireless.

  • Weekly jobless claims drop 6,000 to 331,000  Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on first-time unemployment filings, and the upward tick in second quarter GDP revision. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on what it indicates about the economy recovery and its impact on the markets.

  • Syria fears could delay Fed taper: Expert  Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 7:13 AM ET

    Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, and Howard Ward, Gabelli Funds, provide insight on how the Syrian crisis is impacting stocks and currency prices.