Market Outlook


  • Will Crude Oil Kill the Rally?     Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 12:48 PM ET

    Crude prices hit $109 a barrel today before pulling back. Discussing whether the crude rally is over and how to trade it, with Jeff Kilburg, TreasuryCurve.

  • Top 3 Midday Trades & Herb's Update     Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 12:40 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the top three trades on Monday. Also, CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the update on whether there will be a merger between Medco and Express Scripts, and Green Mountain.

  • Vivus CEO Expects FDA Approval in April     Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 12:29 PM ET

    Leland Wilson, Vivus CEO, discusses the optimist outlook for his company after an FDA panel backed its new diet drug, Qnexa; marketing strategies for the new product; and whether his company is now a potential takeover target, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Bet with Buffett on the Financials?     Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 12:16 PM ET

    The Fast Money crew with the trade on financials, after Warren Buffett's optimistic comments on banks, especially Wells Fargo.

  • Market Highs & Apple's Run     Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    As the market rally continues, the Fast Money traders weigh in on a correction protection play, and whether it's time to double down or walk away from Apple's new highs.

  • Global Markets Update: U.S. Markets Rebound     Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Mandy Drury reports on the slow start for U.S. markets, which have since recovered. Oil drops this morning, even though it's approaching $110/barrel. Oil-related firms higher on the day. Nine of ten S&P large-cap sectors trading lower.

  • European shares extend losses on cautious comments by Merkel regarding Greece. Banking stocks are among the day's top losers. Yields fall sharply at Italy's auction of 6-month bills. The German Parliament votes to approve of the Greek bailout package. Treasury Secretary Geithner says Europe has lowered the risk of catastrophe. And the ECB buys no government bonds for second straight week. With Joe LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank.

  • What Traders Are Watching     Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 10:25 AM ET

    A check on what traders are watching during today's trading session, with Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management.

  • US stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street on Monday on concerns that rising oil prices are threatening the fragile global economic recovery. European shares fell on concerns about high oil prices affecting company earnings and global growth, and as the Group of 20 countries said Europe must commit more money to fight the debt crisis before seeking their help.

  • Pre-Market Report: Focus on Europe     Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 6:00 AM ET

    The focus returns to Europe even while investors feel less threatened, the issues don't seem to be going away for now, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman, who adds that market insiders are watching the market rally and whether fuel prices will derail the economic recovery.

  • US futures point to Wall Street opening down. European shares extended losses on Monday, with autos sharply lower on worries that higher oil prices would push up costs for industrial companies, and curb global economic growth prospects. Asian stocks also ended lower as the spike in oil prices, raised concerns about damage to the fragile global economy. But signs of fresh steps from the Group of 20 major economies to contain the euro zone debt crisis helped to support sentiment.

  • The Impact of High Oil on Stocks     Friday, 24 Feb 2012 | 7:12 PM ET

    Discussing rising commodity prices and its impact on stocks and the economy, with Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors chairman & CEO; Addison Armstrong, Tradition Energy; and Jim Lacamp, MacroPortfolio Advisors.

  • Mad Money's Jim Cramer digs deep on four stocks to figure out if they're worth owning. On Friday, he takes a look at CEC Entertainment, Prospect Capital, Oasis Petroleum, and Tangoe Inc. Also, Cramer answers viewer mail.

  • No Huddle Offense: Don't Buy Corporate Bonds     Friday, 24 Feb 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains how in a low rate environment, some investors turn to corporate bonds in a rush for yield, and fail to recognize the fundamental ability of companies to reinvent themselves and do the right thing by returning bountiful stock dividends to shareholders.

  • Andrew Littlefair, Clean Engergy Fuels CEO, discusses building out natural gas fueling stations along major U.S. trucking corridors, with Mad Money's Cramer.

  • Westport CEO on Future of Natural Gas     Friday, 24 Feb 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    David Demers, Westport Innovations CEO, discusses the future of alternative energy and natural gas powered engines, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.

  • Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains how a rise in oil prices and the euro caused the averages to meander around and do very little in Friday's trading session, and a look at what investor should keep an eye on next week, including Yelp's IPO.

  • One of the challenges investors face today is how to reconcile seemingly conflicting messages coming from different markets. Is Dow 13,000 consistent with a 10 year U.S. Treasury at 2% and gold at almost $1,800? Is $125 Brent oil consistent with cyclically low implied volatility in many market segments, as well as widening CDS spreads for Middle Eastern oil producers?

  • What Investors Should Watch Next Week     Friday, 24 Feb 2012 | 4:36 PM ET

    Across the pond, EU leaders will hold a summit on Thursday and Friday next week, with Keith Wirtz, Fifth Third Asset Management, and Joseph Tanious, J.P. Morgan Funds.

  • Appliance Makers, Retailers to Make Highs?     Friday, 24 Feb 2012 | 4:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman looks at how appliances could do well now.

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