Market Outlook


  • Your Winning Housing Trade     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Steve Cortes, Veracruz Research discusses how to play the housing market right now.

  • Jim Metcalf, the CEO of Chicago-based building materials giant USG, discusses his company's latest product "UltraLight," and the relationship between his stock's success and the housing recovery.

  • China Slashes Rates, Gold Slides on Bernanke     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 5:15 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the wild ride in oil today surging as high as $87 per barrel; and trading gold and market volatility, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services and Brian Stutland, Stutland Volatility Group.

  • What Bernanke Is Trying to Tell the Markets: El-Erian Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 4:59 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies before the Joint Economic Committee on Capitol Hill June 7, 2012 in Washington, DC.

    Bernanke is following the example of ECB President Mario Draghi, who has been vocal about the need for politicians to step up and deliver on their policy responsibilities—and not just rely on the central bank.

  • Zell: You Can't Make Business the Bad Guy     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 4:43 PM ET

    Stocks may be stuck in rally mode, but are they rallying for the right reasons? Billionaire investor Sam Zell discusses his view on the investment environment now.

  • Reaction to Fed's Charles Evans     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 4:26 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman chat about the possibility of more Fed stimulus.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

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

  • Pimco's El-Erian Talks Equities & Rate Cuts     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco CEO & co-CIO, offers his view on equity market volatility, China's interest rate cut, and Ben Bernanke's remarks today.

  • Terry Duffy, CME Group Executive Chairman, explains how Nasdaq's Facebook compensation plan relates to how MF Global was handled.

  • Stocks Add to Wednesday Gains     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    Insight on the market action today following Ben Bernanke's testimony, with Marc Harris, RBC Capital Markets; Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo Advisors; and CNBC's Rick Santelli & Scott Wapner.

  • Eight Stocks You Should Short?     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 2:45 PM ET

    Josh Brown, Fusion Analytics, and Jeff Kilburg, Kilburg Capital, highlight eight stocks you should stay away from now.

  • Big Money Plays For You Right Now     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 2:00 PM ET

    How to make money in this rally, with Kim Forrest, Fort Pitt Capital Group, and Mark Travis, Intrepid Capital Funds.

  • Focus on Europe or China?     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 1:41 PM ET

    Greg Ip, The Economist U.S. economics editor, weighs in on China cutting its rates for the first time in four years.

  • Cashin: Europe Must Act Rapidly     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 1:40 PM ET

    Discussing the pulse of the markets amid pressure on the Federal Reserve and Fitch's downgrade on Spain, with Arthur Cashin, UBS Financial Services, and Kenneth Polcari, ICAP.

  • Fitzpatrick's Fed Plays     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 1:15 PM ET

    Dan Fitzpatrick, StockMarketMentor.com, explains how to play Fed Chairman Bernanke's testimony on Capitol Hill today.

  • Surprise Rate Cut May Boost Chinese Stocks Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 11:14 AM ET

    The Chinese market may receive a boost on Friday, after the People's Bank of China announced a surprise 25 basis point rate cut.

  • Hint of QE3 From Bernanke?     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 9:37 AM ET

    Joe Kinahan, TD Ameritrade chief derivative strategist, says there could be a "hint of QE3" today, adding that Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo would be the biggest beneficiaries if it does happen.

  • Weekly Jobless Claims Drop 12,000 to 377,000     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 8:29 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the numbers from this week's jobless claims data, and discussing what it indicates about the nation's economic recovery and market outlook, with CNBC's Steve Liesman and Joshua Feinman, DB Advisors economist.

  • Laurence Fink, BlackRock CEO, shares his views on shareholder democracy, corporate governance and emerging dual-class structures in companies.

  • Laurence Fink, BlackRock chairman & CEO, discusses how his company is investing now and where to look for value in equities.