JJ Kinahan, TD Ameritrade, provides perspective on how the markets may react to today's retail sales numbers and why he is watching auto sales. This is actually a big time of year for people to buy cars, says Kinahan.» Read More
Bob Pisani reports on the trading day from the NYSE.
Mohamed El-Erian, PIMCO CEO, discusses the consequences of running an economy on low interest rates. "Cash has optionality value that people always underestimate," he adds.
Munis today out-yield some of their taxable counterparts, point out BlackRock's Bob Doll and Peter Fisher. They also explain why BlackRock favors US stocks over non-US equities.
"Over the last few weeks we have seen quite a lot of liquidation across the soft commodities, especially for corn, wheat and soya beans. This has been partially due to the economic situation with the euro zone and the US and concern about lower demand," Erkut Ozer, CEO of Global Trading Enterprises, told CNBC.
European stocks were expected to open higher on Wednesday after all the main indexes closed down on Tuesday amid fears that the continent's banks faced a worse-than-feared threat from the euro zone.
Historical support on the Shanghai Index is near 2,300 and the market is moving slowly towards a test of this level.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen has the rundown on Tuesday's market action, and discussing Europe's debt crisis and how to protect your portfolio, with Art Logan, Lazard Capital Markets, and Scott Nations, NationsShares.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day, saying Caterpillar is the last stock to own in a recession.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer hammers home the point that the 2011 stock market is not the same as the market of 2008, saying, the market might be in a fragile state but things are much better now than they were then.
The Fast Money traders offer special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.
Katie Stockton, MKM Partners, discusses how accurate the indicator of oversold conditions is in predicting the S&P's bottoms.
If you were looking for any investment with double-digit returns, you're out of luck, Pimco co-CIO told CNBC Tuesday. "There are no double-digit returns in any asset class" including stocks, bonds and real estate, Gross said, and won't be for the next few years.
Discussing whether the US economy is faltering, or whether the picture is brigher than we think, with Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors, and Conrad DeQuadros, RDQ Economics.
How to position yourself amid growing talk of a bear market, with Mark Travis, Intrepid Capital Fund; David Sowerby, Loomis Sales &Co; and CNBC's Sue Herera.
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.
Insight on the stock market, with Frank Holmes, U.S. Global Investors, and CNBC's Bob Pisani.
Tobias Levkovich, Citi, and Frank Holmes, U.S. Global Investors CEO, discuss the market's reaction to Europe's ongoing sovereign debt concerns and latest stock market trends.
Stocks are bouncing off their lows, but still down for the day. CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman discuss whether the markets are finding any comfort from Fed chief Bernanke's latest comments on the economy.
Bill Gross, PIMCO founder & co-CIO, says don't look for double-digit returns on any financial asset class for the next few years.
Tom Reilly,SCS; Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities; and Todd Colvin, MF Globa, discuss the volatile ride for the Dow, and assess whether the markets can close higher despite growing talk of a bear market.