Market Outlook


  • Trader Buzz Before the Bell     Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 7:47 AM ET

    Scott Shellady, Trean, gives a check on what traders are watching ahead of a deal on the "fiscal cliff."

  • 'Embrace the Cliff'     Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 7:16 AM ET

    "The 'fiscal cliff' is not some sort of disaster. It was put in place to create a basis for solving a problems," said Daniel Arbess, Perella Weinberg Partners.

  • Political 'Parlor Trick' on 'Cliff' Deal     Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 7:07 AM ET

    Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, explains why we'll reach a "better deal on the other side of the cliff," with Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies.

  • Jim O'Neill, Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, comments on the "fiscal cliff" drama in the U.S. and its impact on global markets.

  • 'Fiscal Cliff' & Your Investments     Sunday, 30 Dec 2012 | 8:53 PM ET

    Jack Ablin, BMO Private Bank, and Stanley Crouch, Aegis Capital, discuss what going over the "Fiscal Cliff" means to investors as well as how people can protect money.

  • 'Fiscal Cliff' Fears Force Futures Down     Sunday, 30 Dec 2012 | 8:40 PM ET

    Dan Greenhaus, BTIG chief global strategist, forecasts what he thinks going over the "Cliff" means for the markets. Todd Schoenberger, LandColt Capital, also offers his opinion on where the markets are headed. Are we looking at extreme austerity, even if the country doesn't go over the "Cliff"?

  • 'Fiscal Cliff' & the End Game     Sunday, 30 Dec 2012 | 8:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan looks at the various "Cliff" scenarios and what's likely to happen if Congress can't find agreement. Rick Santelli looks at what the "Cliff" means to the bond markets and the dollar. And is debt an even bigger problem? With former Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) and former Governor Ed Rendell (D-PA). Entitlements, they say, will have to be adjusted.

  • Negotiations Continue in 'Cliff' Talks     Sunday, 30 Dec 2012 | 8:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers talks with Kevin Yoder (R-KS) about the ongoing "Cliff" discussions and the impact on global markets. Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies, and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, discuss deal possibilities and what has a chance to pass the House.

  • 'Fiscal Cliff' Deadline Roundup     Sunday, 30 Dec 2012 | 8:00 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood and Steve Liesman look at where "Cliff" discussions stand and what could be the end result if Congress and the White House can't come to some agreement. Stifel Financial President & CEO Ronald Kruszewski talks about how the markets are likely to view the weekend's developments.

  • Somewhere Over the 'Cliff' ... Skies Are Blue Sunday, 30 Dec 2012 | 11:31 AM ET
    Washington Monument

    As investors gaze across the “fiscal cliff,” some see a better economy on the far side, making stocks and risk assets more appealing. Bonds? Not so much.

  • Mad Money Mail     Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Viewers email or tweet Mad Money host Jim Cramer their investment questions.

  • Trading Around a Core Position     Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains how to trade around a core position. "It's another method to my madness, that allows you to generate lots of small gains that will add up overtime," he says.

  • How to Protect Your Portfolio     Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    A stock with a mix of insider buying ans short interest should be on your radar, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Stock Hitting Highs, How to Profit     Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains how to make money from stocks when they are at their highs.

  • Options Action: Time to Buy Protection?     Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 4:42 PM ET

    Brian Stutland, Stutland Volatility Group, explains how traders are looking to protect themselves from the worst.

  • One Trading Day Before 'Cliff' Deadline     Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 4:40 PM ET

    How to position your portfolio before the "fiscal cliff" deadline, with Rick Lake, Lasso Alternative Funds; Ed Moy, Morgan Gold; and Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus.

  • Stocks Fall as Fiscal Drama Continues     Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    Stocks dropped on news President Obama is not making a new fiscal cliff offer, with Quint Tatro, Tatro Capital; Rick Lake, Lake Partners; David Sowerbby, Loomis & Sayles.

  • Protection from the 'Cliff'     Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 3:45 PM ET

    How to protect your portfolio from the U.S. going over the fiscal cliff, with Todd Schoenberger, LandColt Capital, and CNBC's Jeff Cox.

  • Investing in Nothing     Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 1:15 PM ET

    Discussing whether there is reason to get long or short on anything right now, with Matthew Cheslock, trader at Virtu Financial, and Anthony Grisanti, Anthony Grisanti president.

  • Will There Be a Compromise?     Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 1:10 PM ET

    Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ), explains whether a divided Congress can reach a compromise over the fiscal cliff.