Market Outlook


  • Discussing how the fiscal cliff might impact corporate rates, and investment-related rates, with Fedex CEO Fred Smith.

  • President Obama Says Fiscal Issues Are Solvable  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 3:32 PM ET

    President Obama is visiting a middle-class family in Northern Virginia, and said he "remains optimistic" that lawmakers can reach a deal that is good for middle-class families and the U.S. economy.

  • Bullish Sentiment at 8-Month Highs  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    Bullish sentiment is at 8-month highs, but equity allocation is at the lowest level of the year. Larry Glazer, Mayflower Advisors; Scott Coyler, Advisors Asset Management; George Young, Villere Balanced Fund; and CNBC's Jeff Cox, discuss.

  • Consumer Reports on Ford's Top Hybrids  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 2:53 PM ET

    According to Consumer Reports, Ford Fusion Hybrid and Ford C-Max Hybrid both do not get 47 mpg.

  • Wind to Solve All Energy Needs?  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 1:55 PM ET

    Right now, wind power receives a subsidy from Uncle Sam, but that could vanish if the U.S. goes over the fiscal cliff, with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen and Ken Caldeira of Carnegie Institution for Science.

  • All America Economic Survey  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 1:39 PM ET

    Discussing the results from CNBC's "All America Survey" on how many people believe now is a good time to invest, with CNBC's Steve Liesman; and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, offers a strategy for investors now.

  • Rebound In Gold Prices  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports the pressure on the euro is causing some buying in the gold market.

  • Tech Stocks Gain Strength Today  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 1:29 PM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on the recovery in tech stocks, including Apple coming off of its lows but still in bear market territory.

  • What Can Be Compromised?  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 1:18 PM ET

    Making a pitch on just how much spending cuts on Medicare and defense he would like to see, with Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA). "In Georgia, we have reduced our budget $0.03 at a time, and it is a reasonable way to go about it," he explains.

  • CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest on Capitol Hill where Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is stirring up the negotiations.

  • JPMorgan Analyst: Not a Risk-Off Scenario  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 12:35 PM ET

    The stock market will end the year strong, following a resolution of the so-called "fiscal cliff," says Thomas Lee, chief U.S. equity strategist at JPMorgan.

  • Santelli: Who's Biggest 'Fiscal Cliff' Loser?  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 11:21 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, about why he believes the Fed will suffer the most if the nation goes over the "cliff."

  • All America Survey: Who's Investing Now?  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 10:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reveals the results from his "All America Survey" on how many people believe now is a good time to invest.

  • Initial Jobless Claims: 370,000  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reveals the latest numbers on unemployment, and discussing its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Apple in Bear Territory But Financials Fuel Rally  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 6:33 AM ET

    Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group strategist, and Michael Gurka,Spectrum Asset Management, discuss whether the market's bounce back will continue, as the Dow sits above the 13,000 mark but the Nasdaq lands in negative territory. "I think these equity markets, and the S&P in particular is really poised to continue to have another really good year," Gurka added.

  • Owens: President Obama Has Anti-Black Policies  Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 7:52 PM ET

    95 percent of African Americans voted for President Obama in the last election. Burgess Owens, author of "It's All About the Team," explains why he thinks President Obama has "anti-black" policies.

  • Hughes: Apple Will Be A Bellwether For Years to Come  Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 7:34 PM ET

    Danielle Hughes, Divine Capital founder and CEO, discusses how the markets are reacting to the fiscal cliff negotiations, and Apple's weakness.

  • Conservative GOP Pushback?  Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 7:31 PM ET

    Speaker Boehner issued a warning for House Republicans today that the leadership is watching how they vote. Robert Costa, National Review, offers insight.

  • Washington's War on Capital  Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 7:24 PM ET

    Art Laffer of Laffer Investments discusses President Obama's proposed tax hikes. "If you tax rich people, and give the money to poor people, you're going to get lots and lots of poor people, and very few rich people" he says.

  • Syria Preparing Chemical Weapons  Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    NBC's Jim Miklaszewski reports U.S. officials say the Syria military is poised to use chemical weapons against their own people, but Syria President Bashar al-Asaad has not given the order yet; and discussing the fiscal cliff negotiations in Washington, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; Scott Rasmussen, Rasmussen Reports founder & president; and Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA).