Market Outlook


  • Santelli: Even Olympians Need to Pay Their Taxes     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 11:10 AM ET

    In this excerpt from his "Santelli Exchange," Rick says the understandable desire of the American people to excuse U.S. Olympians from paying taxes on their winnings is an example of how the country's tax code has become "horrible." He then ties that view to the ongoing debate in Washington on whether wealthier Americans should have their Bush-era tax cuts continue and how "wealthy" is defined.

  • Cash Out of Gold and Send the Kids to College: Pro Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 10:47 AM ET
    Gold coins of Byzantine emperor Constantine VI and his mother Irene from the 8th century.

    Gold bugs may hate to admit it, but their favorite has become just another financial asset, and one whose price has simply become too rich to be a haven any longer.

  • Who Favors Higher Taxes?     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 10:26 AM ET

    Some 62% of one-percenters are open to a tax rate hike, with CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Fannie Mae Back in Black     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 10:15 AM ET

    Fannie Mae is no longer bleeding cash, reports CNBC's Diana Olick, who talks to Fannie Mae CEO Timothy J. Mayopoulos about the lender's latest quarter.

  • Roadmap for Wednesday's Markets     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news crew reports on the market-moving stories of the day, including Jim Cramer's take on the market's rally; what earnings reveal about the economy; and Starbucks' plan to switch its credit card processing to payment start-up, Square.

  • Traders' Buzz From the Futures Pits     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 6:41 AM ET

    A look at what traders are watching ahead of the opening bell, with Yra Harris, Praxis Trading.

  • A trader at the New York Stock Exchange.

    Global stocks have been rallying in recent weeks, climbing a “wall of worry” and confounding the bears, leading a number of strategists to warn the gains are unlikely to last and investors should remain cautious.

  • British MPs Accuse US of Anti-City Agenda Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 1:37 AM ET
    London Financial District

    Several senior British MPs accused U.S. regulators of pursuing an anti-City of London agenda in its assault on Standard Chartered, suggesting it was part of an apparent campaign to weaken a rival financial center. The FT reports.

  • Mad Money Mail     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 6:58 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer answers the emails and tweets from viewers with investment questions.

  • Cramer's Take on What Fuels a Rally     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    You need to become more cautious and less aggressive, when you see the defensive food and drug names do well, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Navigating Market Corrections With Cramer     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Market corrections can increase dividend yields, and a good rule of thumb when you're trying to tell if a dividend is truly reliable is to look at a company's earnings, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Broken Companies vs. Broken Stocks     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    How do you tell the difference between a broken company that is not bouncing back, and a broken stock that can be reborn? Mad Money host Jim Cramer answers.

  • Cramer's Decoding the Street     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer is pulling back the curtain on the inner workings of hedge funds.

  • Tomorrow in 30: All Eyes on Europe     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 4:54 PM ET

    In the final stretch of earnings, and data out of Europe, Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo; Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus; and Craig Hodges, The Hodges Fund, discuss what's on their radar for tomorrow's trading session.

  • Market Gains, Low Volume     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 3:47 PM ET

    Even with recent market gains, floor volume remains extremely low, with Sam Stovall, S&P Capital IQ, and Ed Keon, Quantitative Management Associates.

  • U.S. Markets: Too Far, Too Fast?     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 2:00 PM ET

    Discussing whether the U.S. markets have reached a tipping point, with Mark Lehmann, JMP Securities, and Dean Zayed, Brookstone Capital Management CEO.

  • Analyze the Analysts!     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 1:30 PM ET

    Chipotle's target decreased to $450 from $500 at Bernstein. Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, discusses.

  • Subprime & the Automakers     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 1:15 PM ET

    About 19 percent of all auto loans are subprime or deep subprime, according to Experian. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports.

  • Sorkin: Don't Blame the Machines     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Ross Sorkin explains why investors have left the stock market. Kenny Polcari, ICAP managing director, weighs in.

  • Markets Across Europe Close Higher     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports shares edged higher in a volatile trading session across Europe today, including a gain in the euro, and a look at the impact on U.S. markets, with CNBC's Bob Pisani. Also, Gary Kaminsky shares his thoughts on Chesapeake Energy.