Market Outlook


  • 3 to Watch: Can Cat Deliver?  Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    Big expectation for the big Cat. CNBC's Josh Lipton looks at Caterpillar, after the company announced its machine sales were down 11 percent.

  • SeaWorld Posts Strong Debut  Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 2:18 PM ET

    The latest market headlines, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan. Fitch has downgraded the UK to AA+ and SeaWorld posted a strong NYSE.

  • A street memorial near the scene of twin bombings at the Boston Marathon.

    The "Talking Squawk" blog is meant to be a funny, sarcastic look at business news through the unique "Squawk Box" lens. But it was difficult to think about anything from that viewpoint this week.

  • Imagine Will Be Resolved In Next 24 Hours: Silber  Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 9:40 AM ET

    Mitchell Silber, K2 Intelligence executive managing director, considers whether there are oversea links in the terrorist bombings in Boston. And, Rep. Peter King, (R-NY), explains why he hopes the remaining suspect is not killed, when police finally capture him.

  • Stock Market Opens For Business As Usual  Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 9:28 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news crew report on today's business news, including SeaWorld's IPO. And, CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports the latest details on police efforts to capture the remaining Boston bombing suspect, with CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • City of Boston a 'Ghost Town': Hogan  Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 9:18 AM ET

    Art Hogan, Lazard, discusses what it is like in Boston now that the city is in virtual lockdown; and provides an outlook on what to expect in today's markets. Also, Larry Glazer, Mayflower Advisors, describes what it is like in Newton, Ma, and the surroun

  • Futures Pare Gains on Earnings; GE, MCD Lower Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 8:26 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures trimmed some gains Friday, with major averages poised to post their worst weekly declines this year, as investors reacted to the latest wave of earnings reports.

  • Time to 'Recrunch' the Numbers?  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    An economic paper on debt from Harvard economists Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff is drawing criticism. Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank and David Malpass, Encima Global, weigh in.

  • No Huddle Offense: Time to Embrace Nat Gas?  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 6:58 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day. If President Obama wanted to achieve energy independence during his time in office, he'd have to embrace natural gas as a surface fuel," says Cramer.

  • Snap-On CEO: Continue to Grow in China  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    Snap-On CEO Nick Pinchuk discusses an earnings beat and light revenue last quarter, and growth in China.

  • PepsiCo CEO: 47% Growth In Foods Biz in China  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 6:25 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer speaks to PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi about the company's focus on shareholder value, and its earnings beat.

  • Kinder Morgan CEO: Nat Gas Is Cheap, Abundant  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer speaks to Kinder Morgan's CEO Rich Kinder about the company's strong quarter, and the future of global energy.

  • Companies Executing Seamlessly  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer discusses the positive earnings from Verizon, Kinder Morgan, Union Pacific and other companies, and what it means for the market.

  • Farr's Top Two Defensive Stocks  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 5:51 PM ET

    It's time to get defensive, and two companies offer robust opportunities, Michael Farr of Farr, Miller & Washington says.

  • Dip, Don't Dive Into SeaWorld: Pro  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 5:42 PM ET

    Several factors make SeaWorld's stock a "buy" after its IPO but not for the long-term, Sam Hamadeh of PrivCo says.

  • Staying Defensive In Tough Market  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 5:41 PM ET

    The latest from Microsoft's earnings call, with CNBC's Jon Fortt; and Michael Farr of Farr, Miller and Washington, discusses which sectors he is eyeing. "So much of the market still feels squishy," he says.

  • SeaWorld Pricing IPO At $27/Share  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 5:39 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports SeaWorld priced its IPO at $27 per share, and is set to start trading on Friday; and Jane Wells, offers insight. Sam Hamadeh, Privco.com CEO, weighs in.

  • Tomorrow in :30  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 4:50 PM ET

    What investors will be watching tomorrow, with Anthem Blanchard, Anthem Vault; Jimmy Lee, Strategic Wealth Associates; and Brian Amide, Hightower.

  • IRS Employees Face Charges  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 4:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports 24 current and former IRS employees have been indicted for fraud.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Nat Gas Another Good Day  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold was slightly higher on the day. Oil was up slightly, as well, while natural gas was the biggest gainer.