Market Outlook


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

  • Medical Properties Trust CEO Edward Aldag, discusses the state of the health care industry, and how politics plays a role in his company.

  • Cramer's High-Momentum Stock Picks     Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Amazon is up 50 percent for the year, and Google is up 17 percent. Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why he thinks every fund that owns both of these stocks will be doubling down by the end of the year.

  • This Week's Hot IPO: Workday     Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Workday is set for its IPO next later this week, and Mad Money host Jim Cramer says it has all the makings of a deal that's going to give investors a big pop on its first day of trading.

  • Markets Are Due for a Correction     Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 6:13 PM ET

    Michael Gayed, Chief Investment Strategist, Pension Partners says that the expected weak earnings season could be the excuse for markets to correct a little bit in October.

  • Trouble Ahead, or Trouble Behind?     Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    The days of China and Europe bringing down the U.S. market could be over, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • AIG Up on a Down Day     Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 5:50 PM ET

    American International Group is making new highs, despite a down day for the market, with CNBC's Seema Mody and the Fast Money traders.

  • South African Rand Touches 3-Year Low     Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    Ongoing labor strikes in South Africa's mining industry are pushing the rand to three-year lows, with the Fast Money traders and Amelia Bourdeau, Westpac Institutional Bank.

  • According to a new study by Pyramis Global Advisors, nearly one-third of public pension plans don't expect to hit their return target over the next five years, with Derek Young, Fidelity's Global Asset Allocation Group. Also, how to overcome this low return, low interest environment, with Bruce Zimmerman, UTIMCO CEO.

  • China & Japan Row Over Uninhabited Islands     Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Tensions between China and Japan have risen as both nations argue over ownership of a string of uninhabited islands in the East China Sea, with the Fast Money Traders.

  • IMF Cuts Growth Estimates     Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    The IMF just released its World Economic Outlook update, and expects the world economy to grow 3.3 percent this year, and 3.6 percent in 2013, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • The Coal Comeback Trade?     Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 5:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on which tech stocks are reaching all-time highs; and discussing which coal stocks are a buy right now, with Michael Dudas, Sterne Agee analyst.

  • Tomorrow in 30: Earnings & Europe     Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 4:58 PM ET

    What to expect in tomorrow's trading session, with Brian Peery, Hennessy Focus 30 Fund; Stephen Hammers, Compass EMP Funds; and Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus.

  • Buchheit: US Politics Impeding Progress     Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 4:48 PM ET

    Lee Buchheit, Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, shares his take on the fiscal problems in the U.S. Buchheit was hired by Greece to restructure its debt last March.

  • India Economic Profile Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 4:10 PM ET

    A look at key facts and figures about the Mexican economy.

  • What the Indian Power Blackout Revealed Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 4:04 PM ET
    An Indian man looks at towers carrying electricity power cables in Mumbai.

    The blackout that swept the country at the end of July — and the underlying infrastructure problems it exposed — are glaring threats to the country's economic expansion.

  • India Declares, 'We're Back in Business' Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 4:03 PM ET

    The government's policy changes, announced in September, were a pleasant surprise for investors who until a few months back nurtured little hope for India's economy.

  • Investing in India? Here's How Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 4:02 PM ET
    Bombay Stock Exchange, Mumbai

    India can be a daunting place to invest, considering its tumultuous politics and wavering economy. But recent government reforms are giving investors hope the economy will grow.

  • Indians are taking control of their health in response to the country’s surging rates of cardiovascular disease and diabetes, among the highest in the world, and the invasion of fast food chains.

  • Is India Digging Out of An Economic Quagmire? Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 4:02 PM ET

    In this guest commentary, R. Rajagopal of Kotak Mahindra (UK) Ltd., argues that if it does not continue to address its pressing economic issues, India stands to lose its BBB- investment grade.