Market Outlook


  • Politics of Taking Things Away: Pro     Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 7:25 AM ET

    "The zero growth premise will have long-term implications for investors," said John Taft, RBC U.S. Wealth Management CEO, discussing the impact of current political policies. Politician will "actually have to start making hard decisions." he added.

  • Trader Buzz Before the Bell     Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 6:33 AM ET

    A look at what traders will be watching ahead of the opening bell, with Bob Iaccino Topstep trader.

  • Richard Steinberg, Steinberg Global Asset Management, explains why he sees investors returning to risk-on trades after a "fiscal cliff" deal is reached. Ed Keon, Quantitative Management Associates, also weighs in.

  • Ed Keon, Quantitative Management Associates, explains how the standoff among lawmakers in Washington is impacting the markets and U.S. economy.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know     Friday, 28 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.

  • Your Stock Tips for the New Year     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    Richard Harris, CEO of Port Shelter Investment Management recommends diversifying portfolio to hedge risks and maximizing returns in 2013.

  • Which Asian Market Will Outperform in 2013?     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Richard Harris, CEO of Port Shelter Investment Management believes South Korea is set to perform well in coming years however Japan too has potential if reforms come through.

  • How To Play the Liquidity-Fuelled Rally     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Richard Harris, CEO of Port Shelter Investment Management says we are currently witnessing a bull market bubble caused by government liquidity. He advises to have at least a base level of equities.

  • Clock Ticks on a Deal Deadline     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the House is set to reconvene on Sunday; and discussing all sides of the fiscal cliff talks, with Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital; Ken Heebner, Capital Growth Management; Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL); Joy-Ann Reid, Miami Herald columnist; and Jonathan Collegio, American Crossroads.

  • Own a Stock That's Safe Geographically: Cramer     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains his strategy to owning a geographically-safe stock, saying when the U.S. is growing more slowly than the rest of the world, then you might need something international.

  • Playing Momentum Stocks     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    When building a strong portfolio, investors should include a secular growth stock that has room to run, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Cramer: Own At Least One High-Yielder     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer discusses how to analyze a high yielding dividend stock to find out if it's a secure investment.

  • Keeping Your Portfolio Diversified     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Diversification is the key to avoiding enormous losses, and making sure you can stay in the game, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Randi Zuckerberg Zinged     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    Amazon.com says it received 26.5 million orders on its "peak" shopping day this season, and a photo of the Zuckerberg family was shared without permission from Randi Zuckerberg's Facebook page, with CNBC's Jane Wells; and also, the Fast Money traders share their lottery ticket trades ahead of 2013.

  • Money In Motion: Trading the Yen's Dive     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Amelia Bourdeau, Westpac Institutional Bank, offers a trading strategy for those interested in playing the Japanese Yen's dive; and the Fast Money traders make their bets on Ford and Macy's.

  • Stocks Have a Bad Case of the 'Fiscal Cliff' Jitters Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 5:26 PM ET

    Stocks are increasingly vulnerable as the "fiscal cliff" deadline nears, but traders are still betting politicians will compromise on a deal to head it off, even if it's early in 2013.

  • Two Sectors Headed for Correction: Sine     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 5:19 PM ET

    A four-year cycle in the stock market suggests that a couple of sectors are going to lead us lower, says Barry Sine, Drexel Hamilton director of research.

  • 2013 Correction Ahead?     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 5:15 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders discuss the WSJ report that 2013 is the "do-or-die" moment for retail stocks including JC Penney; and Barry Sine, Drexel Hamilton, discusses whether the market's weakness will continue in 2013.

  • Tomorrow in :30     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 4:55 PM ET

    All eyes will be on the markets and "fiscal cliff" tomorrow, with Michael James, Wedbush Securities; Chris Kichurchak, Strategic Wealth Partners; and Briclin Dqyer, BNP Paribas.

  • Major Averages Briefly Turn Positive     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 4:50 PM ET

    Markets pared earlier losses on new that lawmakers in the House are reconvening on Sunday night, with Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus; James Dunigan, PNC Wealth Management; and Alan Knuckman, OptionShop.