Market Outlook


  • Closing Countdown: Stocks Slump Today     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 3:58 PM ET

    Discussing the major catalysts weighing on the stock market, with Alan Valdes, DME Securities, and David Darst, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.

  • A Pair of IPOs Debut Today     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 3:30 PM ET

    Palo Alto Networks and Kayak are the first tech IPOs since Facebook began trading in May. Both stocks are surging, with David Darst, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, and Meg McClellan, JPMorgan Private Bank.

  • General Electric is one of the only Dow stocks trading higher today, after its earnings beat analyst estimates. Greg Troccoli, The Chart Lab, and Daniel Holland, Morningstar, weigh in.

  • Taco Bell Goes Gourmet     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 3:15 PM ET

    Despite a profit setback in China, Yum! Brands saw earnings rise 5 percent in the second quarter. Greg Creed, Taco Bell CEO, discusses higher commodity costs, his company's recent growth, and new menu.

  • Closing Bell Exchange: Stocks Down Sharply     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    It looks like the battle between the reality of a slowing global economy and hopes of more Fed action. James Bianco, Bianca Research; CNBC contributor Peter Boockvar; and CNBC's Bob Pisani, weigh in.

  • On the heels of the tragic movie theater shooting in Colorado, Fred Burton, Stratfor vice president of intelligence, provides perspective on safety in malls and movie theaters.

  • Natural Gas Closes at 6-Month High     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 2:44 PM ET

    Natural gas futures close above $3 for the first time since January, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Herb Greenberg Responds to Analysts     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 2:38 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg responds to analysts who thought his reporting on "World Acceptance" yesterday was "misguided."

  • Worst Drop for Chipotle Since IPO     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 2:37 PM ET

    Chipotle is having its worst percentage drop since the company went public in 2006. CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the details.

  • Stay In Domestic Plays?     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 2:17 PM ET

    Discussing the state of the global markets and where investors can find profits now, with Ken Kamen, Mercadien Asset Management, and Andre Julian, Trade Aviator, share their opinions.

  • Preparing for the Fiscal Cliff     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 1:43 PM ET

    Stocks are sliding as the crisis in Europe deepens, and the looming fiscal cliff weighs on investors' minds. Katie Nixon of Northern Trust, offers insight.

  • Analyzing the Analysts!     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 1:24 PM ET

    Citi has upgraded Hess to "buy" from "neutral," and CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, and Dani Hughes, Divine Capital CEO, weigh in.

  • Homeowners Revenge Against Banks     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 1:17 PM ET

    When a bank forecloses on a home, and takes possession, it must start paying dues, but in many cases the banks are not, so Homeowners Associations are turning the tables. CNBC'S Diana Olick has the details.

  • Dow Down Triple Digits, Trims Losses     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 11:38 AM ET

    An update on today's trading activity, with Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities.

  • What to Watch Ahead of Opening Bell     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 9:23 AM ET

    Warren Meyers, DME Securities takes alook at what traders will be keeping an eye on before the market's open.

  • Forecast on the 'Fiscal Cliff'     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 7:06 AM ET

    Adam Parker, Morgan Stanley chief U.S. strategist, and Alexandra Lebenthal, Lebenthal & Co president & CEO, discuss the ballooning federal budget deficit and the best investment bets in bonds and stocks.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 6:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans provides a look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, including earning results from tech giants IBM and Microsoft; and a five- year, $70 million compensation package for Yahoo's new CEO, Marissa Mayer.

  • Tax to Double for French With 4 Million Euros Assets Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 4:12 AM ET

    French residents with assets valued above 4 million euros ($4.9 million) will pay more than double what they had expected in wealth taxes this year, after the country’s parliament voted through an emergency measure to raise €2.3bn for the cash-strapped government, the Financial Times reports.

  • World Braced for New Food Crisis Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 3:46 AM ET

    The world is facing a new food crisis as the worst US drought in more than 50 years pushes agricultural commodity prices to record highs.

  • Syria Spinning Out of Control?     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 7:48 PM ET

    Senator John McCain is speaking out in defense of Syria. Is there any hope to calming the storm? Helima Croft, Barclays Capital analyst, and John Batchelor, The John Batchelor Show host, weigh in.