Market Outlook


  • Who's Buying Europe's Debt?     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving activity from Europe, as stocks resume gains on hopes of further stimulus measures. Also, CNBC's Rick Santelli, and Mark Grant, Southwest Securities managing director weigh in on Europe's bond-buying activity.

  • Roadmap for Tuesday's Markets     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news crew reports on all the market moving stories of the day, including Home Depot's earnings beat; a slew of retail earnings; and whether Groupon's 20 percent dip presents a buying opportunity for investors.

  • Trump on Romney-Ryan Ticket     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 7:42 AM ET

    "It was a bold pick and it really has energized the Republican party--whether or not it was a great pick or not, we're going to find out in about ninety days," says Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman & president, discussing Mitt Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate.

  • Buzz From the Trading Pits     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 6:32 AM ET

    A look at what traders will be watching ahead of the opening bell, with Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management chief market strategist.

  • Tuesday's Markets Look Ahead     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 6:08 AM ET

    Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon chief economist, and Michelle Girard, RBS senior economist, provide perspective on the U.S. economic outlook, as investors await retail sales numbers from July and drought stalks the Corn Belt.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 6:00 AM ET

    A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Kelly Evans; including Groupon stock, retail sales, and producer prices.

  • On Wall Street, the Rising Cost of Faster Trades Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 1:42 AM ET
    NYSE traders floor

    For several years, the Wall Street wizards who built a faster, more fragmented stock market justified their creation by pointing to the benefits it yielded for investors in the form of lower trading costs, the New York Times reports.

  • Coalition Plans Housebuilding Stimulus Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 1:31 AM ET
    Construction work

    Ministers are preparing to unveil a new package of measures to stimulate the flagging house-building sector next month, in an attempt to help drag Britain out of recession. The FT reports.

  • NYMEX Crude an Attractive, but Volatile Bet: Chartist Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 10:14 PM ET

    The NYMEX oil market is attractive for traders. The primary danger for trading this market is the volatility of price retreats from resistance levels. .

  • Soaring Gas Prices     Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 7:47 PM ET

    Gasoline prices are on the rise again. Addison Armstrong, Traditional Energy, explains why he thinks prices are rising, and just how high they might go.

  • Getting to Know Paul Ryan     Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 7:35 PM ET

    Most of America knows very little about Romney's running mate Paul Ryan, and his former boss Gov. Sam Brownback (R-KS), offers insight. CNBC contributors Howard Dean, Jennifer Rubin and Robert Costa, weigh in.

  • Peregrine CEO Indicted on 31 Counts Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 7:27 PM ET
    Russell Wasendorf Sr.

    A federal grand jury in Iowa has indicted Peregrine Financial Group founder and former CEO Russell Wasendorf Sr. on 31 counts of making false statements to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

  • Groupon Shares Hit New Lows Post Earnings     Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 7:24 PM ET

    House Republicans sued Attorney General Eric Holder in Federal court, and Groupon reported weaker-than-expected earnings, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • Summer Rally Loses Steam     Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 7:17 PM ET

    Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners, weighs in on Paul Ryan's impact on stocks, and discusses whether a recession is on the way. "Fundamentals are clearly deteriorating in our view," he says.

  • Ryan Re-Energizing Romney Camp?     Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow looks back to his conversations with Romney's running mate Paul Ryan; and Robert Shrum, New York University professor; Dick Armey, FreedomWorks; and Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), discuss Ryan's plans to fix the economy.

  • Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.

  • Cramer: Romney-Ryan a 'Non-Event' for Stocks     Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 6:53 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer weighs in on whether Romney's VP decision will affect your portfolios.

  • Cramer Reveals a Raging Bull Market     Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer breaks down a raging bull market he sees in theme parks like Cedar Fair and Six Flags right now.

  • James Foster, Charles River Laboratories CEO, offers insight on his company's quarterly earnings, and how the drug approval process fits in with the FDA's work.

  • Are Theme Parks the Ticket to Profits?     Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Finding a new bull market is about detective work, and Mad Money host Jim Cramer has found a red hot bull market in theme parks.