Market Outlook


  • Initial Jobless Claims: 370,000     Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reveals the latest numbers on unemployment, and discussing its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group strategist, and Michael Gurka,Spectrum Asset Management, discuss whether the market's bounce back will continue, as the Dow sits above the 13,000 mark but the Nasdaq lands in negative territory. "I think these equity markets, and the S&P in particular is really poised to continue to have another really good year," Gurka added.

  • Owens: President Obama Has Anti-Black Policies     Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 7:52 PM ET

    95 percent of African Americans voted for President Obama in the last election. Burgess Owens, author of "It's All About the Team," explains why he thinks President Obama has "anti-black" policies.

  • Danielle Hughes, Divine Capital founder and CEO, discusses how the markets are reacting to the fiscal cliff negotiations, and Apple's weakness.

  • Conservative GOP Pushback?     Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 7:31 PM ET

    Speaker Boehner issued a warning for House Republicans today that the leadership is watching how they vote. Robert Costa, National Review, offers insight.

  • Washington's War on Capital     Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 7:24 PM ET

    Art Laffer of Laffer Investments discusses President Obama's proposed tax hikes. "If you tax rich people, and give the money to poor people, you're going to get lots and lots of poor people, and very few rich people" he says.

  • Syria Preparing Chemical Weapons     Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    NBC's Jim Miklaszewski reports U.S. officials say the Syria military is poised to use chemical weapons against their own people, but Syria President Bashar al-Asaad has not given the order yet; and discussing the fiscal cliff negotiations in Washington, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; Scott Rasmussen, Rasmussen Reports founder & president; and Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA).

  • Cramer's Mad About This 'C-Suite Outrage'     Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 6:58 PM ET

    Jim Cramer criticizes two "astoundingly bad" deals in the oil patch.

  • Are You Diversified? Cramer's Call!     Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Viewers share their top five holdings with Mad Money host Jim Cramer, and he decides whether their portfolio is diversified enough.

  • Cramer: Mexico Is In Great Shape     Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer takes a closer look at Mexico's market, saying Kansas City Southern is the way to play it.

  • Weingarten president and CEO Drew Alexander discusses how his brands are faring amid the fiscal cliff and where his company is headed.

  • Stocks Bobbing Amid Fiscal Cliff Fears     Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Washington may be giving investors reasons to worry, but CEOs are giving shareholders all they've got, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Mannequins Are Spying On Shoppers     Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 5:50 PM ET

    Some companies go to extremes to figure out what customers want. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports mannequins are spying on you at the mall.

  • Goldman Lowers Its Gold Forecast     Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 5:40 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs lowers its forecast for gold, and how to play Baidu and Brown-Forman, with the Fast Money traders; and CNBC's Seema Mody reports the coffee wars are heating up on Twitter.

  • Sandy and 'Cliff' Play Havoc With Jobs Numbers Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 5:35 PM ET

    Jobless claims Thursday should show a decline from recent elevated levels, but Friday's report could show the full brunt of Super Storm Sandy's impact.

  • LinkedIn's Move Into Content     Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Shares of business-centric social network LinkedIn have skyrocketed since its IPO last May, with Dan Roth, LinkedIn executive editor.

  • Geithner Speaks Out on the Fiscal Cliff     Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 5:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman offers a preview of his interview with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner discussing the fiscal cliff negotiations.

  • ETFs For the Special Dividend Craze     Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 5:15 PM ET

    Bank of America hit a new 52 week high today, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs, and the Fast Money traders discuss how to trade Samsung and Hewlett-Packard; and Matt Hogan of Index Universe, offers insight on which ETFs could benefit from the special dividend craze.

  • Tomorrow in :30     Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 4:50 PM ET

    Insight on tomorrow's market news, including jobs and chain store sales, with Christopher Rowane, Huntington Funds and Stephanie Link, TheStreet.

  • MacGuineas on Fiscal Cliff: We Need Reassurance     Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 4:20 PM ET

    Maya MacGuineas, New America Foundation, shares her views on Timothy Geithner's comments on the fiscal cliff.