Market Outlook


  • Art Cashin on the Market Drop     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 10:33 AM ET

    Sharing perspective on the current state of the economy, with Art Cashin, UBS head of floor trading, who says "on the risk that the job number is great, people will say they may have missed the boat."

  • Stock Slump Here to Stay?     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 10:00 AM ET

    The Dow is now on track for its sixth weekly drop. So is the slump here to stay? Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, weighs in.

  • Roadmap: Europe, Retailers & Dimon's Letter     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    The indices are poised to open down a day after posting worst losses in a month, with the Squawk on the Street team.

  • With employees hogging the Internet networks at work with heavy video and audio files unrelated to their jobs, more companies like Procter & Gamble are shutting off streaming sites or limiting access. USA Today reports.

  • BankUnited CEO on Banking Trends     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 8:00 AM ET

    John Kanas, BankUnited chairman & CEO, says home prices in Miami-Dade have gone up. He also discusses banking regulation.

  • Prep for Trading After Dow's Dive     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 7:40 AM ET

    Insight on the upcoming trading session after yesterday's stock market plunge, with Marc Chandler, Brown Brothers Harriman; James Steel, HSBC; and Scott Nations, NationsShares. "Investors wanted the Fed to solve every problem," says Nations.

  • Planned job cuts declined in March to a 10-month low of 37,880. John Challenger, Challenger, Gray & Christmas CEO, weighs in.

  • Wien, Altman Assess Dow's Plunge     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 7:00 AM ET

    Stocks suffered their worst loss in a month yesterday. Roger Altman, Evercore Partners, and Byron Wien, Blackstone Advisory Partners, discuss what's behind that decline.

  • Lowering the Corporate Tax Rate     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 6:30 AM ET

    What's next in the fight to lower the corporate tax rate? James Pinkerton, RATE Coalition, weighs in.

  • Pre-Market Report: BBBY, RT & More     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 6:00 AM ET

    A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, including Bed Bath & Beyond, Ruby Tuesday and March same-store sales, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • Morgan Stanley Tries to Stave Off Ratings Cut Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 2:53 AM ET
    Morgan Stanley

    James Gorman, Morgan Stanley’s chief executive, has been in discussions with Moody’s in an attempt to maintain its credit ratings and stave off a downgrade that could diminish the bank’s ability to buy the rest of Citigroup brokerage Smith Barney, according to people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.

  • Major Averages Move Lower     Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the worst day for stocks in a month, and how to play the market's sell-off, with Thomas Lee, J.P. Morgan; Michael Ozanian, Forbes Magazine; and Stephen Weiss, Fast Money contributor.

  • Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts on the future of tech giants, Research in Motion and Yahoo.

  • Am I Diversified?     Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    You call Cramer with your top five holdings, and he will tell you if your portfolio is diversified enough, or it you need to mix it up a little.

  • Cramer's Strong & Cheap Stock Picks     Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why he thinks Microsoft and Intel could present investors with a buying opportunity on a pullback in the market.

  • Cramer Fantastic Wireless Play, SBAC     Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mad Money's Cramer explains why SBA Communications, the smallest of the big three wireless tower operators in America, is at a terrific entry point now.

  • Cramer on Market's 'Selling Squall'     Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why today's sell-off is a classic sign of a bull market, not a bear.

  • Fast Money 'Tweets' & Touts     Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 5:55 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders answer live viewer "tweets" and touts on stock and investment questions.

  • Trading the Shrinking Retail Footprint     Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 5:39 PM ET

    The trade on the reinvention in retail, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Why RIM is 'Cheap'     Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 5:31 PM ET

    The play on Research in Motion, and whether it's a prime takeover target, with the Fast Money crew.