Market Outlook


  • Trading $98 Oil     Friday, 4 May 2012 | 1:05 PM ET

    Crude oil plunges below $98 today. Jeff Kilburg, Kilburg Capital, shares his play on the energy sector.

  • Oil Drops Below $98     Friday, 4 May 2012 | 1:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports the latest on commodities.

  • Volume Down as Markets Sell-Off     Friday, 4 May 2012 | 1:01 PM ET

    Matt Cheslock, Virtu Financial discusses the pressure facing today's markets on the heels of Friday's weak jobs report.

  • In Europe, Parallels to Japan’s ‘Lost Decade’ Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 10:35 PM ET

    Parallels are being drawn between Europe’s current debt crisis and Japan’s so-called Lost Decade, when the Asian country’s economy imploded in the 1990s. The NYT reports.

  • CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest developments in the China dissident drama, including a phone call from Chen Guangcheng into the hearing on Capitol Hill to plead his case.

  • AIG CEO on Earnings, Tax Allowance & China     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 4:17 PM ET

    American International Group reported Q1 EPS of $1.65 versus an estimate of $1.12. Robert Benmosche, AIG president and CEO, offers insight on the company's latest strategy.

  • LinkedIn Q1 Non-GAAP EPS $0.15     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 4:16 PM ET

    LinkedIn acquired SlideShare for $118.75 million in cash and stock, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • CNBC's Brian Shactman reports on earnings data from Kraft Foods.

  • Faber on Yahoo CEO     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 4:10 PM ET

    Finding facts on Yahoo's new CEO Scott Thompson and his degree from Stonehill College, with CNBC's David Faber. Third Point challenged his claim to having a computer science degree and this afternoon, Yahoo said that claim was an "inadvertent error."

  • House Flipping Returns in Atlanta     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 2:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on Bruce Carlisle from Georgia Residential Partners, who is buying foreclosed homes, and selling them after investing anywhere between $15,000-$25,000 into fixing them up.

  • Carlyle's Strategically Priced Deal     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 1:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest news on Carlyle's IPO.

  • Orbitz CEO Explains Q1 Results     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 11:21 AM ET

    Orbitz is up sharply this morning after announcing that it narrowed losses in the first quarter. Barney Harford, Orbitz Worldwide President & CEO, offers insight.

  • What's Next for the Market?     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 10:12 AM ET

    Markets are lower following this morning's report that initial claims saw its biggest weekly drop since this time last year, with Russ Koesterich, BlackRock's iShares Group, and Stuart Freeman, Wells Fargo Advisors.

  • Whole Foods' Organic Growth     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 9:48 AM ET

    Whole Foods profit topped Wall Street's expectations, ringing up earnings of 64 cents per share. Charles Grom, senior analyst at Deutsche Bank, weighs in.

  • Beam CEO Explains Earnings Surprise     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 8:20 AM ET

    Beam reported better than expected earnings and revenues, with Matt Shattock, Beam CEO, and James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management.

  • Orszag: Economy 'Not Out of Woods Yet'     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 7:21 AM ET

    "We're better than we were last year -- in a sense that we're a year into the adjustment process -- but we're not all the way out of the woods yet in terms of lifting the burden of the aftermath of the financial crisis," says Peter Orszag, Citigroup Global Banking vice chairman and former OMB director.

  • King Admits Failing to ‘Shout’ About Risk Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 3:32 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    Repairing the economy and regulating banks is “the biggest challenge the Bank [of England] has faced for decades,” Sir Mervyn King said on Wednesday in a speech in which he conceded for the first time he should have “shouted from the rooftops” about risks before the financial crisis.

  • US Senators Raise Heat on Murdoch Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 3:21 AM ET
    News Corp

    Two Democratic senators have turned up the political pressure on News Corp, reviving questions about whether a scandal at Rupert Murdoch’s UK newspapers could jump across the Atlantic.  The FT reports.

  • Cramer: Don't Be Afraid of Corrections     Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer says investors should not be intimidated by corrections or sell-offs after a big rally and explains the dynamics of a quality execution when buying or selling stocks.

  • Demystifying Stock Market Gibberish with Cramer     Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Cramer explains how investors can figure out the risk-reward and potential upside and downside of a stock before buying it.