Market Outlook


  • 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.

  • Stocks Close for the Week in Green     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 4:03 PM ET

    Weighing in on whether the stealth rally can continue, with Ann Miletti, Wells Fargo Advantage Funds; Tim Leach, U.S. Bank Wealth Management; Stephanie Link, TheStreet; and CNBC's Ron Insana.

  • Closing Countdown: High Dividend Stocks     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    How to play high dividend stocks like Ship Finance International, with Bruno del Ama of Global X Funds.

  • Social Stocks Slide     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 3:52 PM ET

    Facebook shares continue to plummet one day after the expiration of its first lockup period, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Darst: Markets Are Taking a Nap Right Now     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 3:26 PM ET

    The Dow and the S&P 500 are inching towards multi-year highs. David Darst, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, discusses the state of the U.S. economy, and investment strategies while most of Europe is on vacation.

  • Talking Numbers: Caterpillar Set to Climb?     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 3:12 PM ET

    Shares of Caterpillar are higher today since the company reported its dealer sales for July. J.C. O'Hara, Phoenix Partners Group, and Eli Lustgarten, Longbow Research, discuss how investors should play the stock.

  • The Dow has quietly rallied about 9 percent since early June. Discussing whether the market has more room to run, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan; Peter Sorrentino, Huntington Asset Advisors; and CNBC Contributors Peter Boockvar and Ron Insana.

  • The Dividend Trade     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 2:41 PM ET

    Dividends are at their highest level in almost 13 years, but Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group co-founder, explains why rising yields make stocks less attractive.

  • Herb on the Street: Molycorp's Gross Margin     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 2:26 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg reports on recent action in shares of Molycorp since Morgan Stanley's "overweight" rating, and Dahlman & Rose's "hold" rating on the stock.

  • Car Lover's Dream     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 2:23 PM ET

    Car enthusiasts from around the world are gathering in Pebble Beach, California, to bid on some of the world's finest and most expensive automobiles, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Stealth Rally: Time to Get In?     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 2:00 PM ET

    Discussing low volume amidst a market rally, and strategies for investors, with Andre Julian, Trade Aviator, and Scott Wren, Wells Fargo Advisors.

  • Pebble Beach Collectible Car Sale     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 1:47 PM ET

    Millionaires and billionaires just love collectible cars, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. And they're getting a chance to buy this weekend at Pebble Beach.

  • Analyzing the Analysts!     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 1:26 PM ET

    Jefferies has downgraded Vivus to underperform from hold on concerns over generic competition, with Jeff Kilburg, Killir Kapital.

  • It's All About Jobs & the Swing States     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 1:10 PM ET

    The states with the lowest improvement in their unemployment rates include two swing states: Minnesota and North Carolina, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Will Obama Tap the SPR?     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 1:07 PM ET

    A debate is heating up over reports that President Obama is considering releasing oil from the SPR. Alan Harry, Spartan Commodity Fund CEO, offers insight.