Market Outlook


  • Futures Edge Higher Amid Earnings Hopes Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 9:09 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures edged higher Tuesday, lifted by upbeat economic data from Europe and China and following Alcoa's earnings report.

  • Tuesday's Market Roadmap  Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team reports on today's top business headlines, including the ousting of JC Penney's Ron Johnson and what's at stake for hedge fund manager Bill Ackman.

  • Cramer's Stocks to Watch: JC Penney  Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 8:53 AM ET

    Don't start your trading day without finding out what CNBC's Jim Cramer is watching ahead of the opening bell. Today, Cramer shares his thoughts on the future of JC Penney.

  • I'd Be Willing to Scale Back QE, Fed's Bullard Says Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 8:08 AM ET
    St. Louis Fed President James Bullard

    St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard told CNBC that he's be willing to reduce the central bank's massive bond-buying program in "small increments."

  • NFIB: No Business Like Small Business  Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 7:35 AM ET

    Bill Dunkelberg, National Federation of Independent Business chief economist, reveals the results of the NFIB survey on small business, which shows the optimism index dropped 1.3 points in March to 89.5.

  • Scott Sperling, THL Partners co-president, reveals details of his company's acquisition of private information technology company CompuCom.

  • Managing Risky Market Moves  Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 6:20 AM ET

    Len Blum, Westwood Capital; and Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management, share the strategies investors need to know to navigate their way through earnings season.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know  Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 6:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S.

  • Earnings Season Kicks Off  Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    Discussing the market's latest moves, and where to put your money now, with Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank and Don Luskin, Trend Macro.

  • No Huddle Offense: Airlines Flying Higher?  Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 6:58 PM ET

    Jim Cramer says his two best speculative ideas for 2013 are just now beginning to make their moves higher. (3:34)

  • IPO Market: Intelsat & Taylor Morrison  Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    IPOs are on fire, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer. What kind of IPO is just right for your money? A look at Intelsat and Taylor Morrison Home Corp.

  • Johnson & Johnson, a Break-Up Play?  Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 6:25 PM ET

    Investors should always have a high yielding stock in their portfolio. Big pharma stocks tend to do better when the economy isn't doing so well, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer. A preview of Johnson & Johnson ahead of earnings.

  • General Electric Gets It!: Cramer  Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    GE payed $3.3 billion for Lufkin. Mad Money host Jim Cramer says the purchase is an important step for the company in becoming a dominant player in the oil and natural gas industry.

  • Stock Market Celebration Over?  Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer dissects today's market action, saying "the tide is going America's way," and explains why it's time to hop on your surfboard.

  • After Hours Action: Alcoa  Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 5:50 PM ET

    Shares of Alcoa is lower in after hours after an earnings beat and revenue miss, with the "Fast Money" traders.

  • How to Play Earnings Season  Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 5:15 PM ET

    Why you should keep a close eye on IBM, and not Alcoa, for this year's earnings season, with Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group; and also CNBC's Scott Wapner reports Mike Ullman has been named JC Penney's interim CEO.

  • Tomorrow In :30  Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 4:58 PM ET

    What to look out for in tomorrow's trading session, with Kevin Cummins, UBS; Laif Meidell, American Wealth Management; and George Young, Villere Balanced Fund.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Mixed Day for Energy  Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks at what's in store for the energy trade in the day ahead and the reason why gasoline may continue to lead the oil market's gains.

  • Modest Gains For Stocks  Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    What's boosting the economy, with David Kudla, Mainstay Capital Management, and Margie Patel, Wells Fargo Funds Management. Eventually, we'll get a 5 to 10 percent correction, says Kudla, but for now, buyers just keep coming in.

  • Closing Countdown: Stocks Erase Losses  Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 3:58 PM ET

    Discussing whether today is a key reversal day, with Peter Costa of Empire Executions.