Market Outlook


  • Dividends Not Best Use of Free Cash Flow?     Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky shares his take on investing this summer. There's a feeling on the floor, he says, that all the problems in Europe faced earlier this year will resume in September.

  • Fuel Your Portfolio with ExxonMobil?     Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 10:47 AM ET

    Pavel Molchanov, Raymond James analyst, discusses whether he thinks ExxonMobil stock is a buy or a bomb.

  • Is This Rally for Real?     Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 10:45 AM ET

    Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities, discusses when investors will start to believe in the rally. And what's driving it to this point?

  • Aetna has agreed to buy Coventry Health for $5.7 billion. Mark Bertolini, Aetna chairman, president & CEO, offers insight on the deal.

  • Monday's Morning Markets     Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team offers insight on the market-moving headlines, including Apple shares set to open at new all-time highs, Lowe's earnings miss and Aetna's acquisition of Coventry Health.

  • Bob McNair, Houston Texans owner, discusses the "different culture" between a commercial and investment bank. "I do not think it's beneficial to have them combined," he says. "It's a soundness issue."

  • The New Depression?     Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 6:40 AM ET

    Richard Duncan, author of "The New Depression," discusses whether too much credit in the U.S. could lead to the downfall of capitalism.

  • Investing Pro: 'Let the Markets Breathe'     Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 6:15 AM ET

    John Schlogegel, Corda Investment Management, offers a morning markets preview. "Look for opportunities, but not at these prices," he says.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know     Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 6:00 AM ET

    A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Kelly Evans

  • Norges Fund Plans to Take On More Risk Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 1:36 AM ET
    Norwegian Fjords, Norway

    The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund is planning to take on more risk as it seeks to exploit its role as a strategic investor, in a move that could mark a new trend for conservative publicly-owned investment funds, the Financial Times reports.

  • Where to Put Your Money     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors CEO, provides perspective on the U.S. economy, and shares his stock picks now.

  • Mad Money Mail     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 6:58 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer answers viewers' tweets and emails about investment questions.

  • Cramer: Don't Believe Everything You Hear     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    People who criticize the market are not necessarily trying to help you, so take others' comments on the market with a healthy dose of suspicion, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Is a Company Making Excuses?     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Whatever the industry, when a company with a bad track record blames its poor performance on a tough environment, it's probably making excuses, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Stock Price Matters     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why price matters, and that when a stock drops low enough, it could be time to buy.

  • Cramer: People Told Me I Was Crazy     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    I got incredibly heavy volume of hate mail after the market bottomed in March of 2009, and then rallied much higher, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Facebook IPO

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's reported staff meetings to boost morale reminded us of the important role that public markets play in today's complex global economy.

  • Eleanor Blayney, Directions LLC, explains why she thinks its time for women to step up in their financial literacy, while Terry Savage, author of "The Savage Truth on Money," explains why she thinks women already are managing their money.

  • Corzine Considering Hedge Fund     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 4:16 PM ET

    Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge Capital, explains why he would invest with former MF Global head Jon Corzine's hedge fund were he to launch one. With Todd Schoenberger, Blackbay Group managing principal.

  • Swing State Unemployment & the 2012 Election     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 4:05 PM ET

    Of the 14 swing states, 13 saw their unemployment rates go up, reports CNBC's Jane Wells; and Dana Milbank, The Washington Post, weighs in.