Market Outlook


  • CNBC's Robert Frank takes a look at what's happening with rentals for the super-rich.

  • View from the Trading Floor     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 2:44 PM ET

    Ben Willis, Sunrise Securities, shares the buzz on trading.

  • Biology Behind Risk-Taking?     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 2:15 PM ET

    John Coates, University of Cambridge research fellow, discusses the evolution of traders and investors over the last few years, and whether traders are becoming more fearful and less daring.

  • Morningstar All-Stars Share Dividend Plays     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 1:44 PM ET

    Dan Fuss, Loomis Sayles Bond Fund, and Meggan Walsh, Invesco Diversified Dividend Fund, share their favorite dividend plays.

  • A Stock Picker with a Basket of Consumer Staples Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 1:11 PM ET

    Don Yacktman of Yacktman Asset Management says consumer staples may be plain vanilla, but you know what you're buying and what the companies will be selling in the years to come.

  • Existing Home Sales Slip in May     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    Existing home sales are showing a slowdown in May, with CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Santelli on Overhauling the US Tax Code     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 11:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Rep.Tim Huelskamp, (R-KS), discuss the impact of the nation's growing debt on the economy and the markets, with Jeff Carter, PointsandFigures.com.

  • Santelli: Who's Buying Spanish Debt?     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 11:07 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on Spain's 2.2 billion euro bond auction and its impact on US. markets.

  • Bob Brown, Fidelity's bond group president, says with rates unlikely to rise anytime soon and US growth weak, the safe-have, flight-to-quality argument remains sound — even if your're tired of hearing it.

  • 5-Star Fund Manager's Top Stock Picks     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 7:40 AM ET

    Steven Romick, First Pacific Advisors portfolio manager, discusses his goal to beat the market while reducing risk, and reveals his top stock picks, including CVS and Microsoft, with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.

  • Traders' Outlook on the Market     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 7:30 AM ET

    Discussing where to find investment opportunities in oil, gold and stocks, with Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management; Tom O'Brien, The Gold Report; and Daniel Dicker, MercBloc.

  • Fed Lowers Economic Outlook     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 7:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman explains how the Fed's downgrade on the outlook for the U.S. economy is more serious than the market expected.

  • Sinai: 'QE 3 is Inevitable'     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    Allen Sinai, Decision Economics chief global economist & strategist, discusses the future of Europe's economy and whether the Fed should implement another round of economic easing.

  • Bailout Fund Should Buy Euro Debt Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 1:49 AM ET
    A Euro sign sculpture stands in front of the European Central Bank's (ECB) headquarters.

    A top European Central Bank policy maker has publicly backed the rapid use of the eur ozone’s bailout fund to buy distressed sovereign bonds on the open market, saying such action could ease the “very severe strain” being felt by Spain and Italy. The FT reports.

  • Executive Privilege Election Impact?     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    President Obama asserted his first executive privilege ahead of today's contempt vote, so was he involved? Robert Shrum, New York University Professor, and Vin Weber, Romney campaign economic policy adviser, weigh in. "There is no evidence whatsoever that the President was involved in this," says Shrum.

  • No Sympathy For White-Collar Criminals     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 7:21 PM ET

    Andrew Freris, BNP Paribas Wealth Management, says the severe sentence on Hontex is an example of investors' unwilling to let white-collar criminals get away too easily.

  • Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, discusses the Holder case, President Obama's administration and job creation, with Radio Show Host Lars Larson and CNBC's Joe Kernen.

  • Apple Retail Staff Getting Raises     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on a growing risk from Europe for Caterpillar, and Apple's retail employees are preparing to see a jump in their salary.

  • Holder Faces Contempt Charges     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    President Obama invoked executive privilege to try and stop a contempt of Congress vote against Attorney General Eric Holder, but it didn't work. NBC's Pete Williams, weighs in.

  • How to Play Smart Balance's Great Run     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 6:58 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer warns investors to buy Smart Balance on its pullback, and explains why he thinks you should sell Shutterfly.