Market Outlook


  • Mad Money host Jim Cramer breaks down opportunities in the New Year according to technician Bob Lang's forecast, saying Lang thinks the Russell 2000 and the Nasdaq 100 could perform the best.

  • New Year, New Market?     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 6:00 PM ET

    The U.S. has avoided a "cliff" dive, and Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his opinions on the market's reaction to the news.

  • Toasting To Top Spirits In 2013     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 5:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports defense stocks jumped after the "cliff" deal; and the best spirits to toast the "fiscal cliff" deal to, with Flavien Desoblin, The Brandy Library.

  • Retail Return Surplus: Who Benefits?     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 5:40 PM ET

    MasterCard and Visa are both trading at all-time highs, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs; and Bill Angrick, Liquidity Services discusses who's benefiting from retailers' excess inventory.

  • Hold 'Em or Fold 'Em: Goldman Sachs & Oracle     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 5:30 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders share their strategies to playing Goldman Sachs and Oracle; and Brad Lamensdorf, The Ranger Equity Bear Fund, discusses his top shorts of 2013.

  • U.S. Steel Upgraded At Credit Suisse     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 5:15 PM ET

    Among the biggest gainers in the S&P today, is U.S. Steel - its shares are up 7 percent after analysts at Credit Suisse boosted their rating on the stock, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Stage Set for New Fight in Washington     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 4:30 PM ET

    Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ), discusses how far he is willing to go to get spending cuts.

  • Wilbur Ross: We Need to Deal With the Deficits     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 4:20 PM ET

    The markets may be buying into the deal out of Washington, but Wilbur Ross, chairman & CEO of WL Ross & Co., is not convinced.

  • Big Day, Big Year?     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 4:10 PM ET

    Jeremy Siegel, Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania, explains whether there is any way to separate how much of today's gains are "fiscal cliff" related or a pop based on fundamentals.

  • Not all commodities participated in Wednesday's rally. CNBC's Sharon Epperson on the big plunge in natural gas prices and what could push prices even lower this week.

  • Stocks Surge to Start 2013     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Insight on the first trading day of the year, with Anthony Chan, Chase Wealth Management; Michael Pento, Pento Portfolio Strategies; and Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington.

  • Strong Gains Sustainable?     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    Insight on the markets, with Quincy Krosby, Prudential Financial; Gene Peroni, Advisors Asset Management; Michael Pento, Pento Portfolio Strategies; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Pros & Cons In the Market After 'Cliff' Deal     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    Insight on the market's reaction to the "fiscal cliff" deal, wth Steve Massocca, Wedbush Securities.

  • Triple Digit Rally in Dow     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 1:30 PM ET

    How to position yourself now, with Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy; Rich Berg, Performance Trust Capital Partners; and Kenny Polcari, independent trader.

  • Middle Incomers 'Won,' Says Rep. Waters     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    Rep. Maxine Waters, (D-CA), and Rep. Jack Kingston, Congressman, (R-GA), discuss who won the battle over the "fiscal cliff."

  • Santelli: No One's Winning This Chess Game     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 11:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Daniel Stecich, TJM Institutional Services, discusses why last night's vote on the "fiscal cliff' did not bring a victory for either side of the political aisle.

  • European Shares Soar on US 'Cliff' Deal     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe, as stocks jumped after U.S. lawmakers passed a budget deal last night.

  • Another 'Brutal Fight' Coming in Congress: Pro     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 11:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers provides a preview of the next deals to be cut on Capitol Hill. And, Bob Cusack, The Hill Newspaper, explains why he is not optimistic lawmakers will be able to reach an agreement on spending and debt in the coming months.

  • Stocks Jump on Budget Deal, Dow Soars 250     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 11:03 AM ET

    Edward Yardeni, Yardeni Research president, shares his insight on where the markets are headed on the heels of a budget deal last night in Congress.

  • Pro: What to Do With 'Fiscal' Rally     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    John Stoltzfus, Oppenheimer chief investment strategist, offers investment strategies on today's market run.