Market Outlook


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Are You Diversified? It's Cramer Call!     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer helps you diversify your portfolio.

  • Cramer: Statoil Has Great Yield, Great Growth     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer sees a few glimmers of hope in the oil industry, including Statoil. Bill Maloney, Statoil Executive VP of Development & Production of North America, discusses his company's "very good position" in Norway, its partnership with Chesapeake Energy, and an outlook on natural gas.

  • Cramer: Trim Tech Stocks, Except Apple     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why he doesn't think the next few quarters will be very strong for technology stocks.

  • Cramer: Bernanke Can Only Do So Much     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer translates today's Fed announcement into, "we're as bummed as you are about this miserable economy and we will keep interest rates as low as possible until it catches fire."

  • Trade of the Day: MercadoLibre     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 5:50 PM ET

    MercadoLibre is "the eBay of Latin America," and is down nearly 10% YTD. The Fast Money traders explain why investors should buy this company right now.