Market Outlook


  • According to sources, Nike has hired Goldman Sachs to lead auctions of brands Cole Haan and Umbro that the company announced yesterday it would divest, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • The Main Commodities Index is down more than 12% in the last month, but could commodities be set for a new bull market? Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors CEO and CNBC.com senior writer Jeff Cox, discuss their positions.

  • Buy Into Weakness, or Preserve Your Money?     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 4:03 PM ET

    Between weakness in Europe and a weak U.S. unemployment rate, how can investors find profits? Margie Patel, Wells Fargo Funds Management; Doug Sandler, RiverFront Investment Group; Tom Belesis, John Thomas Financial CEO, weigh in.

  • What kind of action should investors take today amid stormy markets? David Darst, Morgan Stanley; Tom Belesis, John Thomas Financial CEO; and CNBC contributor Ron Insana, share perspective.

  • Talking Numbers: S&P 500, Dow & Nasdaq     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 3:26 PM ET

    Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson and CNBC contributor Patty Edwards, break down how the major averages are positioned into the final half hour of trading.

  • May Auto Sales Rate 13.8 Million     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 3:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports 13.8 million auto sales for May is the lowest rate of the year.

  • Into the Final Hour of Trading...     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 2:55 PM ET

    Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicholas strategist, weighs in on the state of the U.S. economy and the importance of the last hour of today's trading session.

  • Strong May for Automakers     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 2:47 PM ET

    How will weak economic reports impact strong auto sales? Jessica Caldwell, Edmunds.com senior analyst and CNBC's Phil LeBeau discuss.

  • Tim Seymour, EmergingMoney.com founder & Triogem Asset Management managing partner, discusses whether today's selloff presents a buying opportunity.

  • Stocks Set to Surge?     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 2:18 PM ET

    Are there any bright spots in the market? Mark Travis, Intrepid Capital Funds and Peter Sorrentino, Huntington Asset Advisors, share insight on how to navigate the economic uncertainty.

  • Is QE3 Back In Play?     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 2:08 PM ET

    Today's jobs report marked the 40th consecutive month where unemployment resulted in 8% or greater. Peter Boockvar, Miller Tabak; Dan Greenhaus, BTIG; and Jack Caffrey, JPMorgan, share perspective on jobs and the European crisis. "Printing money right now politically is the only way out for the Europeans," says Boockvar.

  • Street Signs Today: Correction Protection!     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 2:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Amanda Drury breaks down which headlines "Street Signs" will discuss today, including what today's jobs report really means for investors' money.

  • Discussing today's market action and investment strategies for a volatile market, with Kenny Polcari, ICAP; Tres Knippa, Kenai Capital Management; and Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy.

  • If you were advising President Obama right now what would you suggest? Marc Morial, National Urban League president and CEO and Ron Christie, Christie Strategies founder and CEO, share perspective.

  • Harwood Reacts to Obama's Speech on Jobs     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 1:50 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood and Tyler Mathisen offer insight on President Obama's comments on today's jobs report and the status of the economic crisis in Europe.

  • President Obama's Speech on Jobs     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 1:17 PM ET

    President Obama addresses today's weak jobs report amid an economy that "is still fighting [its] way back from the great recession." I place my bets on American workers and American businesses any day of the week," he says, "and my message to Congress is now is not the time to play politics [and sit on your hands]."

  • Weakest Job Growth in a Year     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 1:12 PM ET

    Was there any silver lining in today's jobs reports? Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank chief U.S. economist and CNBC's Steve Liesman, offer insight.

  • Stocks Tumble After Jobs Report     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 1:02 PM ET

    The "Power Lunch" crew reacts to statements made by Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney on President Obama's policies and also offer insight on where today's stock market stands since the weak jobs report this morning.

  • Gold Finally a Safe Haven?     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 12:30 PM ET

    The FMHR traders discuss investors rush into gold today following a disappointing jobs report. The precious metal is now popping over 2%.

  • European Markets Fall on US Data     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on how weak U.S. employment numbers impacted Europe's markets, and discussing whether China is the next credit bubble to burst, with Gary Kaminsky. Also, CNBC's Mary Thompson has the update on how today's weak economic data sent stocks tumbling and investors returning to gold.