Market Outlook


  • Running Ahead of the Bull?     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    Steve Auth, Federated Investors CIO, looks at today's market action amid the ongoing uncertainty in Europe, weak job growth in the U.S. and an election on the horizon.

  • Navigating Volatile Markets     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 11:15 AM ET

    David Lefkowitz, UBS Wealth Management Research, offers insight on handling volatile markets.

  • Finding Value in a Messy Market     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 11:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports on finding value in the markets now.

  • China Stocks Look Set to Extend Slide After Selloff Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 10:39 AM ET
    A lone Chinese investor talks on the phone as he monitors his stock prices at a security firm in Hefei, east China's Anhui province.

    The China market may be due for more downside after the benchmark Shanghai Composite suffered its worst fall so far in 2012, losing 2.73 percent to 2308.55 on Monday.

  • Watching Market Technicals     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 10:29 AM ET

    As volatility reigns, what are the technicals saying about the markets? Robert Sluymer, RBC Capital Markets, discusses.

  • Making Money in the Markets     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 10:10 AM ET

    Where investors can find opportunities amid the turmoil and volatility, with Rich Bernstein, Rich Bernstein Advisors, and MacNeil Curry, Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

  • April Factory Orders Fall 0.6%     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 10:00 AM ET

    U.S. factory orders dropped 0.6% in April, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Pre-Market Report: Europe, JPMorgan & More     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 6:00 AM ET

    A look at the markets ahead of the open, including Europe's path towards fiscal integration, JPMorgan and WellPoint, with CNBC's Kelly Evans.

  • Will ‘Master Plan’ Avoid Lehman Crisis Redux? Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 3:03 AM ET

    As data from China and the U.S. showed the global economy slowing sharply, the head of the World Bank warned that the summer of 2012 is looking like an “eerie” echo of 2008, when a collapse of the U.S. mortgage market led to the collapse of Lehman Brothers.

  • Invest in Art or the Markets?     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM ET

    Michael Moses, NYU Stern School of Business professor, explains why the art market is outperforming the S&P 500 this year. Lower-priced art performs better than higher-priced art, Moses says.

  • Spain Seeks Centralized Budget Control Sunday, 3 Jun 2012 | 9:22 PM ET

    Mariano Rajoy, Spain’s prime minister, has called for centralized control of national budgets in the eurozone in an unexpected gesture to mollify Brussels and Berlin on the eve of what is expected to be a crucial week for Madrid. The FT reports.

  • Where to Invest Your Money in June     Sunday, 3 Jun 2012 | 8:50 PM ET

    June is going to be a big month for the markets: the European Central Bank meets on Wednesday; Fed chair, Ben Bernanke delivers his economic outlook on Thursday; Greece elections take place on June 17th; the G20 Summit meets on June 18th and 19th in Mexico; and the month closes out with a two day summit of EU leaders. CNBC's Maria Bartiromo, Jim Cramer and Gary Kaminsky weigh in on these key dates; discuss what investors need to watch in the coming days; and explain why Apple stock may be the leading indicator of where the markets are headed.

  • Crunch Time for Global Markets     Sunday, 3 Jun 2012 | 8:36 PM ET

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and Jim Cramer take a look at Friday's 200 point selloff and its impact on global markets. CNBC's Simon Hobbs explains why June will be a make-or-break month in Europe, and Robert Prechter, Elliott Wave International, explains how social moods drive market and economic behavior.

  • Cramer's Top Stock Picks     Sunday, 3 Jun 2012 | 8:28 PM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer provides investors with his top stock picks in this difficult and volatile market environment, including Verizon, Johnson & Johnson, and gold, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • Jobs & Presidential Politics     Sunday, 3 Jun 2012 | 8:20 PM ET

    Friday's dismal jobs numbers spilled over into Sunday's talk show circuit. CNBC's John Harwood reports on the political sparring now taking place in Washington, DC and its impact on the upcoming election, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and Jim Cramer.

  • Your Next Move on Monday     Sunday, 3 Jun 2012 | 8:00 PM ET

    Maria Bartiromo and the entire CNBC news team provide perspective and insight on recent uncertainly and volatility in the markets. Jim Cramer weighs in on how investors can try and make sense of global contagion; Oriel Morrison reports the latest news on what's driving overseas markets now; Kayla Tausche runs through the numbers and looks at some historical reactions; Steve Liesman provides insight on the economic side of the horrible jobs report on Friday; Gary Kaminsky checks in on whether the markets are officially in "correction mode"; and Rick Santelli has a look at record low Treasury yields and its impact on mortgage rates.

  • China Stocks Set to Drift Ahead of May Data Sunday, 3 Jun 2012 | 6:51 PM ET
    Day traders at a local brokerage in Hong Kong

    The China market may be due for more listless trading ahead of May economic data (due for release Saturday June 9).

  • The weak jobs report underscored America's economic crisis but also a bigger risk for the market: a synchronized global slowdown. El-Erian weighs in on what it means for investors.

  • No Huddle Offense: Stocks vs. Bonds     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 6:58 PM ET

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

  • Cramer Answers Emails & Tweets     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer answers your emails and tweets.