Market Outlook


  • Major Averages Briefly Turn Positive     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 4:50 PM ET

    Markets pared earlier losses on new that lawmakers in the House are reconvening on Sunday night, with Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus; James Dunigan, PNC Wealth Management; and Alan Knuckman, OptionShop.

  • Still Waiting for a Deal     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 4:20 PM ET

    Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, (R-TX), discusses whether Speaker Boehner has exhausted his options.

  • CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Markets Down Nearly 1%     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 3:50 PM ET

    Warren Meyers, DME Securities, explains what's behind the selloff.

  • Nasdaq Composite Down     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 3:25 PM ET

    The Nasdaq is having its worst day since November 14, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    Insight on the markets in light of the "fiscal cliff," with Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Management; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities; Andrew Keene, KeeneOnTheMarket.com; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Business to EPA Head: Buh-Bye!     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    EPA administrator Lisa Jackson is stepping down. Her term has been marked by battles over the Keystone XL pipeline and coal-fired plants. Robert Costa, National Review, weighs in.

  • Today's Drop All About the Cliff?     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 2:10 PM ET

    Ken Kamen, Mercadien Asset Management, and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, discuss what else could be ailing the stock market.

  • Rise Above or Better to go Over?     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 1:55 PM ET

    Discussing whether it would just be better to go over the fiscal cliff, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche, Tyler Mathisen & Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • VIX Spikes Above 20     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 1:40 PM ET

    Matthew Cheslock, Virtu Financial, explains how investors are acting on their fiscal cliff nerves.

  • Better to Go Off the Cliff?     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    Josh Boak, The Fiscal Times, explains whether automatic spending cuts are what the country actually needs.

  • European Markets Close     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today.

  • Santelli: These Fertility Rates Are 'Big Deal'     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 10:55 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli shows how fertility rates could impact the next generation of global growth and affect your stock portfolio. (2:55)

  • Hedging Your Fiscal Bets     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 10:15 AM ET

    Jonathan Golub, UBS chief equity strategist, provides investment strategies aimed to protect your portfolio among market uncertainty.

  • Trader Buzz Before the Bell     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 9:24 AM ET

    A look at what traders will be watching ahead of the opening bell, with Stephen Guilfoyle, Meridian Equity Partners.

  • Budget Battle Nears Cliff     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 9:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports President Obama and Congress are returning to Washington to try and get a deal done on the "fiscal cliff" before the end of the year. Also, Steve Massoca, Wedbush Securities, provides portfolio-protecting investment tips.

  • 'Fiscal' Fiasco Impact on Financials     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 8:41 AM ET

    Chris Whalen, Carrington Investment Services, and John Kanas, BankUnited president & CEO, discuss the outlook on banks next year. "I would look for yield among smaller institutions," Whalen added.

  • 'We Were Always Going Over Cliff': Iuorio     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli, and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, break down the latest numbers on unemployment, and debate several "fiscal cliff" sticking points from both sides of the political aisle. "They can show some incompetence at very critical moments," Iuorio added.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 6:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S. (1:18)

  • Top Trades for 2013     Wednesday, 26 Dec 2012 | 7:48 PM ET

    Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington, reveals his top trades for next year.