Market Outlook


  • FM Portfolio: Offense Portfolio Plays     Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    Stephen Bodurtha, Citi Private Bank, says he favors fixed-income over equities right now.

  • Manpower CEO on Labor Market     Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 5:11 PM ET

    Jeffrey Joerres, Manpower Group Chairman & CEO, offers insight on today's lackluster private sector report. What are the implications for jobseekers and employers across the globe?

  • Good June Ahead?     Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 4:05 PM ET

    Forecasting market performance in June and the impact Friday's jobs report could have, with Stephanie Link, TheStreet; Lee Eugene Munson, Portfolio Asset Management CIO; and CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the IMF describes the Spanish contingency planning as a "normal part of fund business." Zach Karabell, RiverTwice Research and CNBC's Simon Hobbs, weigh in.

  • Monetary Easing Hopes May Support China Stocks Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 10:36 AM ET

    China stocks may trade sideways on Friday as concerns about May PMI data could be offset by hopes of monetary easing.

  • Here's the Trade on the Last Day in May     Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 10:10 AM ET

    David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles & Co. portfolio manager and Russ Koesterich, BlackRock's iShares Group, weigh in on how to trade the markets ahead of Friday's jobs report and the best trades to make in June.

  • What's Moving the Markets?     Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 8:03 AM ET

    Discussing the best places to invest amid market uncertainty, and growing concerns in Greece, with Barry Knapp, Barclays Capital.

  • Is There Better Value in 'Risky' Assets?     Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 6:19 AM ET

    Ed Keon, Quantitative Management Associates portfolio manager, explains why he is still bullish on stocks, ahead of Friday's jobs report.

  • Morgan Stanley Chief Defends Facebook Role Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 3:42 AM ET

    James Gorman, Morgan Stanley chief executive, has defended his bank’s performance as lead underwriter on Facebook’s public offering, despite waves of criticism from investors and a potential legal review of the deal’s marketing, the Financial Times reports.

  • US Jobs May Hit 54,000 or Even Lower: Charts Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 3:21 AM ET

    Even though market expectations put the number of jobs created by U.S. employers at 150,000 for May, a technical analyst told CNBC.com that nonfarm payrolls are headed lower.

  • JPMorgan to Spin Out ‘Special Investments’ Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 1:00 AM ET
    JP Morgan London Offices

    JPMorgan Chase is spinning out the “special investments group” from its troubled chief investment office as executives clean up the division that caused $2bn trading losses, say people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.

  • No Huddle Offense: Lower Oil to Help Consumers?     Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 6:58 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why you shouldn't hold your breath hoping for lower oil prices to trickle down to consumers.

  • Cramer Talks Dividend Stocks     Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer says that stocks that can grow their dividends could insulate you from their potential downside.

  • One-on-One with BGS CEO     Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    David Wenner, B&G Foods president & CEO, says the firm is ready to make another acquisition.

  • Cramer on RIMM's Plunge     Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Research in Motion plunged today after forecasting a surprise operating loss for Q1 2012, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Trade of the Day: Gold Fields     Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 5:50 PM ET

    Fast Money trader Tim Seymour offers his view on Gold Fields. "This is a controversial pick," he says.

  • Behind the Hedge Fund Curtain     Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    Anthony Scaramucci of Skybridge explains what hedge funds are doing to generate alpha in this difficult market.

  • Boutique Banks' M&A Boon     Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 5:40 PM ET

    Very high corporate cash balances should provide tailwind to M&A, says Brad Hintz, Bernstein Research.

  • Trading the Facebook Face-Plant     Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Investors are questioning the Facebook valuation as shares sink to a new low. Meanwhile Brian White, Topeka Capital Markets, says Research In Motion and Nokia would be better off as part of larger companies.

  • High-End Jeweler Graff Pulls IPO Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 5:26 PM ET
    GRaff Jewelers

    Graff Diamonds has pulled its planned $1 billion Hong Kong IPO less than two days before its deadline – the latest sign of weakness in global equity markets.