Market Outlook


  • How much will the fiscal cliff impact you, and how can you minimize damage to your finances? Here are questions financial advisers are sifting through with clients.

  • Barclays' 2013 Economic Outlook     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 11:42 AM ET

    Forecasting the impact of higher taxes, with Barry Knapp, Barclays head of U.S. equity portfolio strategy. "Our definition of a good deal is one that isn't too reliant on tax revenues, and getting our mandatory spending under control," he explains.

  • The Cost of Excessive Dividend Payouts     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 11:38 AM ET

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky weighs in on the "dividend euphoria," saying dividends are great, but organic growth is always the best way to make money in stocks over any long term period.

  • Illinois: Land of 7,000 Governments     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 11:27 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks with Whet Moser, Chicago Magazine associate editor, who explains how Illinois came to be classified as "the land of 7,000 governments."

  • Why Stocks Are Going Higher?     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 11:19 AM ET

    Stocks continue to advance higher. CNBC's Gary Kaminsky takes a closer look.

  • Santelli Exchange: Heads Up Middle Class!     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 10:53 AM ET

    Rick Santelli goes to his whiteboard on the CME floor to illustrate exactly what he means by "fibbing" with statistics in the "fiscal cliff" fight.

  • CNBC's Diana Olick reports the impact modifying the mortgage interest deduction could have on individual states. The deduction, she says, has always been a "sacred cow." Olick looks at Lending Tree numbers to find out where most of the deductions are taken.

  • Hewlett-Packard Pares Gains     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 10:45 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports nothing indicates Hewlett-Packard is preparing for a split, and says the company has not had any conversations with Carl Icahn.

  • Sen. Bob corker (R-TN) offers his response to the "fiscal cliff" discussions between the President Obama and Speaker Boehner. He believes the Republican position of "holding the rest of the country hostage on taxes" is "not a good place to be."

  • Italy's Ongoing Political Mess     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 10:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Carolin Roth reports on the state of the European markets after Italy's Prime Minister Monti announces he will step down following the approval of the country's 2013 budget.

  • McDonald's Cheddar Bacon Boost     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 10:05 AM ET

    McDonald's posted better-than-expected November same-store sales, and its global comp sales are up 2.4 percent, with Rachael Rothman, Susquehanna Financial Group analyst.

  • Tupperware CEO Rick Goings discusses the fundamentals of his sales force, natural gas prices, the state of the consumer and dividends. "When raw material prices go up, if you have a prestige brand, you are insulated from it," he says.

  • Market Roadmap: McDonalds' Golden Month     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" team discuss the mornings top headlines, including McDonald's blowing out expectations for November sales, and Italy's Prime Minister announcing his plans to resign.

  • Striking a Compromise     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 8:55 AM ET

    Discussing what a real deal to avert the fiscal cliff looks like, with Senator John Thune (R-SD). "As we look at these policies, entitlement reform and tax reform has got to be about growth," he says.

  • Starwood CEO on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 8:40 AM ET

    Discussing how going over the fiscal cliff might impact the hotel industry, with Frits van Paasschen, Starwood Hotels & Resorts CEO. "In terms of being fixated on tax increases, the proposed tax increases are actually pretty small in the scope of the overall program," he says.

  • 2013 Economic Outlook     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 8:33 AM ET

    Checking on the economic impact if the U.S. economy goes over the fiscal cliff, with Nathan Sheets, Citi, and Ian Shepherdson, Pantheon Macroeconomic Advisors.

  • McDonald's Global November Comps Up 2.4%     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 8:00 AM ET

    CNBC's "Squawk Box" team reports McDonalds' same store sales numbers.

  • CNBC's Joe Kernen reports on which stocks investors should keep an eye on this morning, including Jefferies cutting its price target on Apple from $900 to $800.

  • Where's the Compromise?     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 7:36 AM ET

    What could a deal on the fiscal cliff mean for the U.S. economy? House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), weighs in.

  • Bowles More Confident of 'Cliff' Deal     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 7:10 AM ET

    Erskine Bowles, one half of President Obama's deficit reduction commission, tells "Squawk Box" why he's more optimistic the "fiscal cliff" will be averted.