Market Outlook


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

    A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Kelly Evans, including a $400 million financial lifeline for Knight Capital.

  • Why Human Traders Don't Stand a Chance     Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM ET

    Bob Pisani shows how computers can trigger profitable trades based on economic numbers or other data far faster than humans can. But when milliseconds count, are humans giving up too much control to the machines?

  • Most People Will Stay in Cash: Expert     Sunday, 5 Aug 2012 | 8:10 PM ET

    Uwe Parpart is MD & Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets says the relief in the markets at the end of the week has no basis. Investors are holding onto cash and bonds are the favorite investment choice in the current environment.

  • Earnings, Economic Data in Focus for China Investors Sunday, 5 Aug 2012 | 12:28 PM ET
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    Traders in China are expected to focus on earnings results and a batch of economic data this week.

  • Mad Money Mail     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 6:58 PM ET

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer answers e-mails from viewers on stock and investment questions.

  • Weathering the Earnings Season     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    By listening to the question and answer in a company's earnings conference call, you can assess whether a company is exposed to geopolitical risk, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • The Impact of Gross Margins     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Wall Street analysts will tell you the most important predictor of future earnings, is the company's gross margin. Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains.

  • Cramer's Sector Analysis     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why he takes into account the quality of a sector, before investing in a particular stock.

  • Earnings are only one of many important parts of what predicts where a stock will go over the intermediate term, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Checking Market Pulse     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    Insight on the markets as traders head to the weekend, with Stephen Hammers, Compass EMP Funds; Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery Scott; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Talking Numbers: Buy Into This Rally?     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 3:22 PM ET

    Discussing whether you can trust today's rally, with Joshua Brown, Fusion Analytics, and Jeff Tomasulo, Belpointe Alternatives.

  • Stocks Rise for First Time This Week     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    What the markets want ahead of the close, with Stephanie Link, TheStreet; and CNBC's Ron Insana, Steve Liesman & Rick Santelli.

  • The Markets & Your Money     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 2:51 PM ET

    Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, weighs in on earnings and economic data this week.

  • Trading in August: Better Than Usual?     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 2:00 PM ET

    August is generally one of the worst months of the year for stocks. Could this year be different? Jordan Kotick, Barclays Capital, and Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets, discuss.

  • Electronic Arts has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Zynga, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Payrolls vs. Unemployment Rate     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 1:41 PM ET

    Discussing which jobs number is a better indicator for the recovery in the labor market, with Marc Morial, National Urban League, and Ron Christie, Christie Strategies.

  • Restoring Investor Confidence     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 1:40 PM ET

    Joseph Tanious, JPMorgan Funds, discusses whether reports on Knight Capital's trading glitch are hurting investor confidence.

  • What Jobs Report Means for Fed     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 1:10 PM ET

    Discussing the Fed's next steps following the outcome of today's jobs report, with Joseph Tanious, JPMorgan Funds, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Investors Over-Own Safe Haven Debt     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    Bob Parker, senior advisor, Credit Suisse, says investors are significantly overweight safe haven bonds and underweight equities and he thinks stocks are cheap.

  • Dow Surges Over 200 Points on Jobs Report     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 11:05 AM ET

    Steve Massocca, Wedbush Securities, discusses the better-than-expected jobs numbers and the surge in the markets.