Market Outlook


  • Strongest Economy in 2013     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 5:40 PM ET

    The U.S. economy experienced sluggish growth in 2012, with Bruce Kasman, JPMorgan chief economist, who explains why he predicts China to be the strongest economy in 2013; and the Fast Money traders discuss how to trade Bed, Bath & Beyond and Domino's Pizza now.

  • Nike Popping After Hours     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports shares of Nike are sprinting higher after the company reported Q2 earnings.

  • Still Time for a Deal     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 4:48 PM ET

    The House is getting closer to a vote on a plan to extend tax cuts for people making less than $1 million, with CNBC's John Harwood. But the Democratically-controlled Senate has already said that bill is DOA.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Strong Day for Nat Gas     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    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.

  • Major Averages Close With Small Gains     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    The Dow and S&P 500 end at the highs of the day, with Andres Garcia-Amaya, J.P. Morgan Funds; Bill Stone, PNC Asset Management; and CNBC's Ron Insana.

  • RBC's Top Picks for 2013     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 3:30 PM ET

    Marc Harris, RBC Capital Markets, explains the single, most important guideline investors need to follow in the New Year.

  • NYSE Euronext, ICE Announce Merger     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    Global exchange officials are discussing how to respond to an $8.2 billion deal announced today between the NYSE Euronext and Intercontinental Exchange, with Stephen Guilfoyle, Meridian Equity Partners, and CNBC's David Faber, Bob Pisani & Rick Santelli.

  • Markets Moving Higher     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 1:34 PM ET

    Jeff Kilburg, Killir Kapital Management, discusses the slight pop in the markets.

  • Boehner: Dems Will be Responsible for Tax Hike     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 1:15 PM ET

    House Speaker John Boehner says the President's last offer "fails to meet the test of balance." CNBC's John Harwood reports Speaker John Boehner expects to continue to work together with President Obama.

  • Pros: Creating Alpha vs. Chasing Beta     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 12:02 PM ET

    Is the stock market pricing in a budget deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff?" Pros disagree on how to play it.

  • 2013: Comeback Year For M&A Action?     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 10:32 AM ET

    Robert Kindler, Morgan Stanley global head of M&A, weighs in on the $8.2 billion NYSE/ICE merger, and explains why he believes deal-making is poised for resurgence in 2013.

  • Expect More Taxes & Less Spending: Expert     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 6:21 AM ET

    Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group, and Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo Securities, provide their perspective on what to expect from "fiscal cliff" talks in Washington and its impact on the markets and economy. "Growth is going to be slower in the first half of 2013," Vitner added.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know     Thursday, 20 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.

  • No Huddle Offense: Not All Tech Is Created Equal     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 6:58 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.

  • Am I Diversified? Cramer's Call!     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Mad Money viewers tweet or email host Jim Cramer their top five holdings to see if their portfolio is diversified enough.

  • Cramer: Hillshire Should Have a Better 2013     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Hillshire Brands is still cleaning up its operations, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer, saying investors should buy the stock amid its restructuring on any weakness.

  • Look Ahead: Cramer’s Big Idea for 2013 Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 6:01 PM ET
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    Before you make your next move, Jim Cramer wants you to consider this.

  • Cramer Focuses on the Positive     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer breaks down all the market moving news from the day, reminding investors to be skeptical, but not stuck in fear.

  • New High Into the New Year?     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    Dissecting the latest market action, with Mike Harris, Campbell and Company; and the Fast Money traders discuss how they're playing Valero and Goldman Sachs now.

  • Staying Bearish on Solar Stocks?     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Discussing strategies to playing First Solar, with Gordon Johnson of Axiom Capital. "Right now, [if you are not short First Solar,] I would wait until after their analyst day in January, and then aggressively short the stock," he explains.