Market Outlook


  • Market Outlook: What a Draghi!     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 7:44 AM ET

    Norm Ornstein, AEI resident scholar, talks about the outlook on U.S. markets, as Europe's financial woes and voter uncertainty takes its toll on investor confidence, with Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 6:00 AM ET

    A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Kelly Evans, including the results of a key jobs report due out later this morning.

  • No Huddle Offense: Shopping for Retailers?     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 6:58 PM ET

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

  • Are You Diversified? Cramer's Call!     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Viewers share their top five holdings with Mad Money host Jim Cramer, and he decides whether their portfolio is diversified enough.

  • Chipotle CFO Jack Hartung explains why he sees a bright future for his company, despite its disappointing earnings, and whether the weak economy is partially to blame for the slowdown.

  • Federal Realty Investment Trust president and CEO Don Wood discusses his company's optimistic outlook on the future, its recent dividend raise, and change in management.

  • Knight Capital's Devastating Trading Glitch     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer discusses what investors can make of Knight Capital's trading glitch, and why an investment in Clorox might be able to help your portfolio.

  • Can Knight Survive?     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 4:33 PM ET

    Discussing the trading glitch and what it means for Knight Capital long-term, with Christopher Nagy, KOR Trading, and Matthew Heinz, Stifel Nicolaus.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Pressure on Natural Gas     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Housing Agency Head Defies White House     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 3:41 PM ET

    The White House is pushing Fannie and Freddie for mortgage principal reduction, saying it will save taxpayers $1 billion, with David Lykken, Mortgage Banking Solutions, and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

  • Knight Capital Shares Crushed     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 3:15 PM ET

    Knight Capital shares continue to get punished after yesterday's trading glitch, with Manoj Narang, Tradeworx founder & CEO, and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    Markets slumped Thursday when investors were disappointed the ECB did not take immediate, concrete actions, with Eric Lascelles, RBC Global Asset Management; Michael Gayed, Pension Partners; and CNBC's Steve Liesman & Rick Santelli.

  • Should You Buy, Sell or Rent?     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 1:45 PM ET

    Insight on the four corners of the housing market, with Janis Fensterer, Coldwell Banker Legacy realtor; Laura Barnett, Remax realtor; Craig Andrews, Westover Realty Inc.; and Leslie Erickson, Prudential realtor.

  • More Choppy, Speculative Trading Seen for China Market Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 1:32 PM ET

    Friday may see more choppy trading after Thursday's speculation-fueled trading session.

  • Markets Across Europe Close Lower     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 11:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving activity in Europe on the heels on comments made by the ECB's Mario Draghi on measures to stem the euro zone debt crisis. Also, reaction from CNBC's Rick Santelli on Europe's bond yields, and an update on U.S. markets and what's next for Knight Capital, with CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • Markets Down After Draghi Comments     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 10:05 AM ET

    James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management chief investment strategist, discusses market reaction to comments from the ECB's Mario Draghi this morning, and weighs in on why austerity alone will not work.

  • Weekly Jobless Claims Up 8K to 365,000     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC'S Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on unemployment, and discusses its impact on the markets, with Bruce Kasman, JP Morgan chief economist. Also, Steve Liesman reports on the latest comments from Mario Draghi, European Central Bank president.

  • Flood of Errant Trades Is a Black Eye for Wall Street Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 3:20 AM ET

    An automated stock trading program suddenly flooded the market with millions of trades Wednesday morning, spreading turmoil across Wall Street and drawing renewed attention to the fragility and instability of the nation’s stock markets, the New York Times reports.

  • Nationalizing RBS on the Table Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 1:45 AM ET
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    Senior government figures are discussing the possibility of buying out private investors in Royal Bank of Scotland and fully nationalizing it amid mounting frustration at banks’ failure to lend to British businesses, the FT reports.

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