Market Outlook


  • Checking on the Markets     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 3:46 PM ET

    The S&P 500 is about 7 points away from a 4-year high, with Sam Stovall, S&P Investment Policy Committee; Carol Roth, "The Entrepreneur Equation" author; and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • Talking Numbers: Amazon vs. Best Buy     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 3:24 PM ET

    Shares of Best Buy are down 2 percent after reporting profits below expectations, so could Amazon be the better buy? Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson, and Ben Schachter, Macquarie analyst, weigh in.

  • Closing Bell Exchange: Sharp Reversal Ahead?     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    Where the markets could be headed next, with Ron Genter, RNC Genter Capital Management; CNBC's Rick Santelli; and CNBC Contributors Ron Insana and Abigail Doolittle.

  • Air Fare Hikes & Airline Nightmares     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 2:50 PM ET

    Are you getting the value you deserve from the airlines? Kate Hanni, founder of FlyerRights.org, and Bob Crandall, retired chairman of American Airlines, discuss the not-so-friendly skies.

  • Accessorize With Hearing Aids     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 2:44 PM ET

    Audicus Founder & CEO Patrick Freuler discusses his company's latest hearing aid device. With the massively growing market, we are kind of positioning hearing aids more in the realm of an accessory as opposed to the old-school medical device," he says.

  • Bearish on Building Products     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 2:36 PM ET

    Stephen Kim, Barclays, explains why building products are not necessarily riding on the coattails of a growing housing industry.

  • Passive Investing, Aggressive Market     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 2:20 PM ET

    Morningstar says money is pouring into passively managed funds, reaching $40 billion year-to-date. Discussing current investor sentiment and the market's weak trading volume, with Komal Sri-Kumar, TCW, and Ken Kamen, Mercadien Asset Management. "I call 2013 as the period of golden age for equity investment" says Sri-Kumar.

  • How Does Apple Avoid Microsoft's Fate?     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 2:07 PM ET

    Since Microsoft hit its all-time high, it's been mostly downhill for the stock. Now Apple has taken over as the most valuable company in the world. Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray, and John Abell, Reuters MediaFile, provide perspective on Apple's continued growth, and Microsoft's position in the technology space.

  • Is Amazon Going Bricks-and-Mortar?     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 1:47 PM ET

    High shipping costs and missed residential deliveries are a few of the biggest issues facing e-tailers and their customers. Startups are trying to turn these problems into profits, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • JPM's Kelly Seeks Fiscal Ladder     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 1:06 PM ET

    Discussing strategies in light of the deficit, with David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds. The fiscal cliff isn't likely to happen. Instead, he's hoping for a fiscal ladder. You have to bring the deficit down slowly, Kelly says.

  • Cliffs & Big Falls     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 1:06 PM ET

    Kenny Polcari, ICAP, explains why he thinks the global market could take off if good news comes from Europe.

  • Facebook Director Thiel Unloads Majority Stake     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 11:10 AM ET

    Early investor and current Facebook director Peter Thiel has unloaded a majority of his stake in the social network. Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities, explains what this means to investors.

  • Market Technician Sees These Positive Signs     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 10:30 AM ET

    Katie Stockton, MKM Partners, points to positive "breakout" points in charts of the Dow, transports, S&P and FedEx. "Crude still has positive momentum, though it may stall," she tells CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

  • Peter Thiel Exits Large Stake in Facebook     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 10:11 AM ET

    Facebook early investor Peter Thiel has sold more than 90 percent of his original stake in the company. Rich Greenfield, BTIG analyst, offers insight and explains his concerns over Facebook's growth trajectory..

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 6:00 AM ET

    A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Kelly Evans

  • The Japanese central bank’s defense of dollar/yen at 76 as a support level has been successful. Upside resistance is created by two features.

  • Economic Recovery or Recession?     Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Stocks ended near highs today, but still closed lower. Peter Fisher, BlackRock, shares his take on the so-called fiscal cliff, and the state of the U.S. economy.

  • No Huddle Offense: Execution Matters     Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 6:58 PM ET

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

  • It's possible for yield to be too high, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer. Windstream Corporation CEO Jeff Gardner discusses his company's high dividend, and its business strategies moving forward.

  • Cramer's Fantasy Football Stock Picks     Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer provides three stocks he considers "best of breed running backs" for your portfolio: 3M, Wells Fargo and Honeywell.