Market Outlook


  • European Markets Update: Choppy Trading Day     Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 6:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports the latest market activity from Europe, including concern over Greek debt moving European markets lower.

  • A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, including Facebook increasing its offering by 25%, with CNBC's Kelly Evans

  • EU to Push for Binding Investor Pay Votes Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 4:37 AM ET

    Shareholders in Europe’s listed companies will be given a binding vote on pay while those who invest in banks will gain powers to set a cap on bonus levels, under plans being drawn up by senior EU officials. The FT reports.

  • How to Get It Right With Charts Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 11:39 PM ET

    A basic knowledge of technical analysis and charting is essential for trading success, particularly in these market conditions as indexes show signs of weakness.

  • Charting Asia Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 11:35 PM ET
  • Recent volatility serves as yet another reminder that markets cannot be divorced from developments in the global economy — and especially at a time when the 17-member construct of the European monetary union is being increasingly questioned on account of what is happening in Greece.

  • No Huddle Offense: Europe in Picture for Good?     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 6:58 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer takes a look at which companies are likely casualties in a European-induced selloff.

  • USDA Head Talks Trade, Food Inflation     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    No matter which part of the agriculture complex you're trading, the single most important source of information is the U.S. Department of Agriculture, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer. Tom Vilsack, the secretary of Agriculture, weighs in on agriculture exports and food inflation.

  • Facebook IPO: Friend or Foe?     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    If you haven't been able to get in on the Facebook deal, do not buy the stock right after it comes public on Friday, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Follow The Leader?     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer says right now a bet on Ingersoll-Rand is really a bet on Nelson Peltz.

  • Cramer: Simplicity is Key?     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer says that in a difficult time, investors need to invest in businesses that they know and understand.

  • Ackman's Pershing Square Trims Positions     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    William Ackman's Pershing Square cuts stakes in Family Dollar, Kraft Foods and Fortune Brands Home & Security, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan. Meanwhile the Fast Money traders discuss whether a tech bubble could be brewing.

  • Melanoma Awareness Campaign     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    Bill Cowher, former NFL coach who lost his wife to Melanoma, speaks about the disease and spreading awareness, with the Fast Money traders. Dr. Elizabeth Hale, also weighs in.

  • Best Bank ETF Plays     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    Jeff Kilburg, TreasuryCurve, discusses his favorite banking ETFs.

  • After Hours Action: JCP     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    JC Penney's Ron Johnson says "we didn't realize or appreciate the extent customers were using coupons." CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports. Jeffrey Klinefelter, Piper Jaffray, also weighs in.

  • CNBC Survey: Facebook Users Wary     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    According to a CNBC-AP survey, 59% of Facebook users don't trust its privacy controls. What does this mean for the Facebook IPO? The Fast Money traders discuss. Vitaliy Katsenelson, Investment Management Associates CIO, says the Facebook IPO could be part of a fast-approaching Internet bubble.

  • High-Frequency Trading Industry     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 4:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers explains why high-frequency traders are making trading harder for the individual investor.

  • Facebook IPO & A Skeptical Public     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 4:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the results of a CNBC-AP poll on Facebook that reveals 59% of respondents don't trust Facebook with their personal information. Dan Niles, Alpha One Capital Partners, weighs in.

  • Credit vs. Equity Markets     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 4:10 PM ET

    Discussing whether credit or equity markets present better buying opportunities for investors, with James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management; Jeremy Zirin, UBS Wealth Management; and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

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