Market Outlook


  • The Housing Market & Elections     Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 5:40 PM ET

    President Obama has pushed efforts to help troubled borrowers refinance, while Mitt Romney has said that the housing market needs to hit bottom without government intervention. Bill Emerson, CEO of Quicken Loans, weighs in.

  • Quicken Loans CEO Touts Home Affordability     Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 5:37 PM ET

    Affordability might not be as good as it is now for purchasing a home, Quicken Loans CEO Bill Emerson says.

  • Stock Pops & Drops     Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers tallies up campaigning costs; and the Fast Money traders discuss today's market pops and drops.

  • Sandy Cleanup Boosts Pump Companies     Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 5:15 PM ET

    Pumping water from flooded buildings, rails and tunnels is a top priority in recovering from Sandy. Gretchen McClain, Xylem president & CEO, discusses her company's involvement in "dewatering" infrastructures.

  • How are the "Fast Money" pros trading the election? They share opinions on a few sectors that stand to gain.

  • Has India’s Gilded Age Lost Its Luster? Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 2:27 PM ET

    Indians and international observers have become more aware of illegal mining, land scams, coal allocations and telecommunication spectrum allocations that have helped a handful of Indian billionaires become even wealthier, thanks to their cozy relationships with government officials.

  • Kashkari: Romney Win Good For the Markets     Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 8:04 AM ET

    Neel Kashkari, Pimco head of global equities, explains how a Romney win will lead to less uncertainty in the markets.

  • Data Shows Slight Obama Edge     Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 7:13 AM ET

    Roger Altman, Chairman & Founder of Evercore Partners, explains why the markets will take an Obama win in stride.

  • Market Going Up No Matter Who Wins: Trader     Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 6:37 AM ET

    Scott Bauer, Trading Advantage, explains what traders are watching, ahead of the presidential election.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know     Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 6:00 AM ET

    A look at U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Kelly Evans; including earnings reports later today from Humana, Southern Company, Sysco, ConEd, and more.

  • Asia Dips on Caution as US Election Looms Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 5:18 AM ET

    Asian shares fell on Monday and the dollar firmed as investors shied away from risk ahead of the closely fought U.S. presidential election, the result of which could define a clear direction for broader markets.

  • Looking for Yield in Chinese Consumer Plays     Sunday, 4 Nov 2012 | 6:20 PM ET

    Kingsley Jones, Founder and CIO, Jevons Global says that is difficult for China to grow its consumer base, but adds there are still opportunities in the telco and healthcare sectors.

  • Should FEMA Pick Up Sandy's Tab?     Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 7:53 PM ET

    President Obama wants FEMA to cover damage costs from superstorm Sandy. Amity Shlaes, author of "The Forgotten Man: A New History of The Great Depression," weighs in.

  • Dow Closes Down Triple Digits     Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 7:47 PM ET

    Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial Chief Market Strategist, weighs in on the market action from the week; and CNBC's Larry Kudlow reports the Obama Administration has just authorized the Defense Logistics Agency to buy up to 12 million gallons of unleaded fuel and 10 million gallons of diesel to distribute throughout communities hit by Sandy.

  • Mad Money Mail     Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 6:58 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer answers investment questions from viewers. "Decide on a stock you like, go to its website to read the annual report and see what analysts are saying before pulling the trigger," he says.

  • Know Stock's Chart Ahead of the Quarter     Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    A chart can paint a picture of the stock and present a buying opportunity, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • 'Marginal' Significance     Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    You can assess future gross margins by listening to a company's earnings call, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Analyzing Your Stock's Sector     Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    You want to own the best stocks in the best sector, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Picking Apart An Earnings Report     Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Getting the most information out of a company's earnings reports, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Stern: Economy Making Steady Progress     Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 4:15 PM ET

    Andy Stern, senior fellow at Columbia University and former president of Service Employees International Union, says there's "undeniable evidence" that the U.S. economy is steadily improving.