Market Outlook


  • Asia Markets to Chew on Fed News Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 4:39 PM ET

    Asia markets could reflect continued disappointment going into Thursday as overseas investors digest moves by the U.S. Federal Reserve and a major market prepares for a holiday weekend.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Crude Down 17% For Year     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Talking Numbers: Trading the Fed     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 3:26 PM ET

    Carter Worth, Oppenheimer chief market technician, discusses whether today's Fed action means lower rates and in turn higher bond prices.

  • Fed Running Out of Options?     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 3:15 PM ET

    Bob McTeer, former Dallas Fed president, and Kim Schoenholtz, NYU Stern School of Business, take a closer look at the Fed's action today and what it means for the economy and markets going forward.

  • Europe Unraveling... Or, Stabilizing?     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 1:41 PM ET

    Robert Michele, JPMorgan Asset Management Global CIO, shares his view on the European debt crisis, Fed policy and finding value in bonds.

  • iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 1:38 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on the smart phone wars.

  • Caterpillar CEO on Fed, Russia & Dividends     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 1:22 PM ET

    Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman & CEO, offers insight on everything from the Fed, economy and dividends.

  • Car Quality Improving?     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 1:15 PM ET

    J.D. Power reports new cars have fewer mechanical problems, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • JPMorgan Selling Rest of 'London Whale' Position     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 1:11 PM ET

    JPMorgan has sold off 65-70% of its losing "London Whale" position, with CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • What Markets Want From Bernanke     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 1:10 PM ET

    Kenny Polcari, ICAP managing director, and CNBC's Brian Shactman offer insight on the stock market activity.

  • Housing Isn't a Buyer's Market for Many First-Timers Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 11:07 AM ET

    As the nation's housing market shows signs of bottoming after years of decline, many first-time buyers are getting a rude awakening. Instead of having their pick of homes to buy, they're facing bidding wars spurred by shrinking numbers of homes for sale, USA Today reports.

  • Will Fed 'Ease' Market Fears?     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 7:15 AM ET

    "It's going to get pretty political for the Fed here going forward," says Peter Yastrow, Yastrow Origer market strategist, discussing what traders are expecting to hear from the Fed on extending economic easing to help boost the U.S. economy.

  • Trader's Pre-Market Update: Gold Prices Soft     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 6:20 AM ET

    "If the Fed doesn't deliver, gold will be under pressure," says Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, with a preview of the market-moving activities traders will be watching ahead of the opening bell.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 6:00 AM ET

    A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Kelly Evan, including whether the Fed will announce additional economic easing when it wraps a two-day meeting this afternoon.

  • Is the Government a 'Gangsta's Paradise'?     Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 7:55 PM ET

    Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura explains why he thinks U.S. politics and the government has become its own 'gangsta's paradise.'

  • Where's the Wealth?     Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 7:45 PM ET

    A new study from RBC Capital and Capgemini says the past year has been tough on not only the poor, but the rich, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Hugh Hewitt, The Hugh Hewitt Show host, weighs in.

  • How to Make Money Now     Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 7:34 PM ET

    As the euro zone crisis deepens and global recession fears linger, how can investors make money in this environment? Russ Koesterich, BlackRock iShares Group; Michael Ozanian, Forbes Magazine; and Dick Bove, Rochdale Securities, weigh in.

  • Standoff Between Issa & Holder Ratchets Up     Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 7:34 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports no deal was made between Chairman Darrell Issa and Attorney General Eric Holder on the ATF documents, and also reports on conflicting news that former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is "near death" in a Cairo hospital.

  • Global Warming a Hoax?     Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 7:24 PM ET

    Discussing whether our planet is headed for disaster if we do not combat global warming right now, with Rael Jean Isaac, author of "Roosters of the Apocalyspse," and Dan Weiss, Center for American Progress.

  • Congress Working Hard or Hardly Working?     Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Should Congress aspire to writing lots and lots of laws, or are they there to monitor the economy? Kevin Williamson, National Review and Jimmy Williams, Democratic strategist, share their opinions. "It's a dumb metric," says Williamson.