Market Outlook


  • Monday morning markets   Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 7:14 AM ET
    Monday morning markets

    Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon chief economist, and Phil Orlando, Federated chief equity strategist, provide a look ahead to this week's market activity, including, a slump in the latest housing data, and the prospects of the Fed tapering down its asset-buying program.

  • Markets week in review   Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 6:35 AM ET
    Markets week in review

    Robert Brusca, FAO Economics, and Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, provide insight on taper talk and provide a preview of the top financial stories on Wall Street this week.

  • Mad Money tweets   Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 6:58 PM ET
    Mad Money tweets

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer answers viewers' investment questions via Twitter, including what's the best way to diversify a stock portfolio.

  • Setting up your 401(k)   Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 6:45 PM ET
    Setting up your 401k

    Your 401(k) is important, but it has its downsides, explains "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer. You should only contribute as much money to your 401(k) as it takes to get the full match from your employer.

  • In it for the long haul?   Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 6:25 PM ET
    In it for the long haul?

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares an important rule that applies to all forms of investing. "If you are too risk averse, you will never generate enough money to retire comfortably," he says.

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

    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
    3 things to do before buying a stock

    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 cracks $40

    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
    Major averages close at highs of the day

    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
    Small gains for stocks

    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.

  • IMF's Lagarde: Advocates coordination between central banks

    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
    Lagarde: Warns of global spillovers

    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
    Closing Bell Exchange

    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
    Emerging market currency play

    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
    Twitter's path to IPO?

    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
    Nightmare at the Nasdaq

    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
    Taper talk 'smoke & mirrors: Pro

    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
    FMHR Final Trade

    The FMHR traders reveal their final trades of the hour.

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

    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
    European markets close higher after UK GDP data

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