Market Outlook


  • White House Threatens to Veto 'Plan B'     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 10:14 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest developments in "fiscal cliff" negotiations on Capitol Hill. And a look at how the markets view uncertainty in Washington and how to play it, with Stephen Wood, Russell Investments, and Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo Advisors.

  • Where to Invest in 2013: Japan?     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 8:47 AM ET

    David Herro, Harris Associates, says Japan is a better place to invest than the United States.

  • Serious 'Cliff' Negotiations in Next 48 Hours     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 8:02 AM ET

    Discussing the "tough medicine" necessary to achieve a fiscal cliff compromise, with Ralph Schlosstein, BlackRock; Glenn Silver Lake Partners, Rep. Steve Israel, (D-NY).

  • What Cooperman Is Watching Next Year     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 7:53 AM ET

    Leon Cooperman, Chairman & CEO of Omega Advisors, reveals what he is watching in 2013, including China and the European economy, housing and gas prices.

  • Leon Cooperman, Chairman & CEO of Omega Advisors, explains why he believes liquidity has left the market.

  • No Deal? Markets Could Correct 5%-8%: Cooperman     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 7:20 AM ET

    "When the stock market starts to go wild, the politicians will wake up and do what they have to do," said Leon Cooperman, Chairman & CEO of Omega Advisors, addressing the stalemate in Washington on a "fiscal cliff" deal.

  • Cooperman Delivers Alpha at Omega     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 7:04 AM ET

    "In my bones, I just feel over the next three or four years you are going to have significant negative return in bonds," said Leon Cooperman, Chairman & CEO of Omega Advisors, revealing his modestly positive view on equities.

  • 'Softer Dollar in the Cards': Trader     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 6:20 AM ET

    A look at what traders will be watching ahead of the market's open, with Michael Gurka, Spectrum Asset Management.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know     Wednesday, 19 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.

  • Nikkei Surges to 8.5-Month High     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 5:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Deidre Wang Morris says the weak yen is fueling a rally in Japanese equities.

  • Cramer: Oracle May Be Trying to Tell You Something Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM ET

    Hear what Oracle said? Cramer thinks it may be truly illuminating.

  • Cramer: This Should Be 'Wake-Up Call' For You     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 6:58 PM ET

    Cramer analyzes two "lamentable" calls on Apple by Citigroup analysts and finds an important lesson for investors.

  • Mine Safety Appliances a Takeover Target?     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    There are 2 ways to value any company, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer. "There's the stock market's value, and then there's what you think a potential acquirer might be willing to pay for the entire enterprise," he says in taking a closer look at the value of Mine Safety Appliances.

  • Cramer: SXC Health Solutions Has Changed     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    SXC Health Solutions has changed its name to Catamaran, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer in discussing how to play the stock now.

  • Cramer's Take on the Market's Rally     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer breaks down why the market is rallying, saying the slow progress in Washington and the financials slight move to the upside is contributing to it.

  • Facebook's Recent Surge     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    Shares of Facebook are surging more than 3.5 percent after the company posted new terms of service regarding its Instagram app, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin; and Dan Ackerman, CNET, takes a closer look at 4 tech surprises consumers can expect in 2013.

  • Bank of America: More Room to Run?     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 5:40 PM ET

    Shares of Bank of America are up more than 104 percent year-to-date, and the Fast Money traders offer strategies to playing the stock now.

  • Tomorrow in 30: Congress, Markets & Earnings     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 4:53 PM ET

    What to expect from tomorrow's trading day, with Robert Smalley, UBS Securities; Drew Kanaly, Kanaly Trust; and Laif Meidell, American Wealth Management.

  • High-Speed Trading 'Kill' Switch Coming     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 4:29 PM ET

    Lawmakers on the Senate banking committee were told a "kill switch" proposal is coming in early 2013 from exchanges in response to recent high profile technology errors, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson; and Seth Merrin, Liquidnet founder and CEO, and Ken Langone, Invemed Associates, provide perspective.

  • CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow. Gold hit its lowest price in four months.