Market Outlook


  • What not to do with your 401k  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    Don't use any of your 401k money to buy stock in the company you work for, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • 3 things to do before buying a stock  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer encourages investors to pay off their credit card debt, which is just one of the 3 things to cover before investing in any stock.

  • Facebook cracks $40  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 5:15 PM ET

    Facebook is up 51 percent since earnings in July. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the impact of Nasdaq's "flash freeze" on IPOs. Also, how to play homebuilders and other trending topics on Twitter.

  • Major averages close at highs of the day  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Is it time to buy into this market? Ralph Acamapora, Altaira; Alan Gayle, Ridgeworth Capital; and Ryan Detrick, Schaeffer's Investment Research provide their perspective.

  • Small gains for stocks  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 3:50 PM ET

    Before the close CNBC contributor Stephanie Link; and David Darst, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, discuss this week's market movers, as well as Nasdaq's flash freeze and Microsoft's Ballmer announcing retirement.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman is at Jackson Hole with International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde. She explains why she is concerned about exiting from monetary stimulus.

  • Lagarde: Warns of global spillovers  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman is at Jackson Hole with comments from International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde. She urges central banks to manage exiting from unconventional policies carefully.

  • Closing Bell Exchange  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    Stocks have small gains and home builders slump after weaker than expected numbers. Rob Morgan, Fulcrum Securities; Joseph Tanious, JPMorgan Funds; Chris Gersch, Altimus Capital; and Gordan Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities break today's movements down.

  • Emerging market currency play  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 1:30 PM ET

    Time to get in currencies in emerging markets? Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management, share her opinions.

  • Twitter's path to IPO?  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 1:22 PM ET

    Since Facebook's IPO in 2012, the Nasdaq has taken 15 tech companies public, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. All eyes are on Twitter, Box and Dropbox as the next anticipated IPOs.

  • Nightmare at the Nasdaq  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 1:17 PM ET

    Nasdaq CEO Bob Greifeld explained his actions after Thursday's "flash freeze" on this morning's "Squawk Box." CNBC's John Carney and Eamon Javers, discuss. Eric Hunsader of Nanex, weighs in.

  • Taper talk 'smoke & mirrors: Pro  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 1:10 PM ET

    Investors are hanging on every word out of the Fed. CNBC Contributor Abigail Doolittle says she thinks all this taper talk is "smoke and mirrors."

  • FMHR Final Trade  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 12:58 PM ET

    The FMHR traders reveal their final trades of the hour.

  • Time for Microsoft to reward shareholders?  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Jordan Posner, Matrix Asset Advisors, discusses whether Microsoft's management change will help the company improve value for shareholder.

  • European markets close higher after UK GDP data  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events in Europe today. as consumer morale improved more than expected.

  • Market structure clearly broken: Pro  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 10:50 AM ET

    Ken Polcari, O'Neil Securities, explains why he thinks there are way too many venues in the equity markets creating chaos.

  • Markets open for trading  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 9:29 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew shares their thoughts on what investors should be watching throughout the trading day, and how the Nasdaq will trade after yesterday's major technical "glitch."

  • SOTS market roadmap  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team reports on today's top business headlines, including yesterday's Nasdaq outage, the media response today, and the investor's confidence in the markets.

  • CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses Nasdaq CEO Bob Greifeld's comments on "Squawk Box" this morning. It has to be somebody's job to tell people what's happening, says Cramer.

  • Executive Edge: SEC cooling-off period  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 6:20 AM ET

    The SEC calls for a cooling-off period for more staff. Carl Icahn announces via Twitter that he plans to have dinner with Apple's Tim Cook. And Ben Affleck as Batman?