Market Outlook


  • Fast Money Web Extra     Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 5:59 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders offer special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.

  • Are Consumer Staples the No-Brainer Trade?     Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 5:20 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders with a look at the drop in Apple shares, and discussing the surprise returns by several economic sectors, with Jim O'Shaughnessy, O'Shaughnessy Asset Management and "What Works on Wall Street" author.

  • Storm Cloud Lifting in Europe?     Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 1:15 PM ET

    Steve Auth, Federated Investors Global Equities, discusses whether the situation is truly improving in Europe for the long-run.

  • Buffett: China & U.S. Will Get Along     Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 8:00 AM ET

    Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman/CEO says the relationship between U.S. and China will be bumpy at times, however the two countries will align interests over time.

  • Welfare Reform Targets Workers’ Hours Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 3:49 AM ET

    Workers claiming state help with childcare and housing costs will be expected to seek longer hours, or risk sanctions that could include loss of benefits or a requirement to undergo training, in a radical shift in Britain’s welfare system, the Financial Times reports.

  • European Stocks Seen Higher on Euro Hopes Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 1:08 AM ET

    European opening calls were higher on Monday on the back of a positive session in Asia and hopes that the new interim leaders in Italy and Greece will take appropriate measures to curtail the debt crisis.

  • Europe: Light at the End of the Tunnel     Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    In a a special Veteran's Day edition of Mad Money, host Jim Cramer answers audience question on investment strategies, but first, he weighs in on Friday's markets saying the U.S. is still hostage to Europe but at least now new leadership in Italy and Greece, is a reason for hope.

  • Markets Higher on Europe Optimism     Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 4:11 PM ET

    Markets moved higher Friday on renewed optimism that Europe would be able to handle its debt crisis, with Bill Greiner, Scout Investments, and Rob Morgan, Fulcrum Securities.

  • Europe Stocks to Rebound, Italy Votes on Austerity Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 2:14 AM ET

    European stocks looked set to open higher on Friday, tracking gains in Asian and U.S. trade, after a relatively positive Italian bond auction and the appointment of a new prime minister in Greece boosted investors’ confidence.

  • Cramer: Play it Safe with Western Gas     Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mad Money's Cramer says Western Gas is one of the safest pipeline players around because 98% of it's business is fee-based with fixed prices, and it offers a 4.8% yield. Discussing the company's future prospects for growth, with Donald Sinclair, Western Gas president/CEO.

  • Cramer: Stay with Dividend Stocks     Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer says as long as Europe remains dysfunctional, investors should stay focused on stocks paying decent dividends.

  • Fast Money Web Extra     Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 5:59 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders offer special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.

  • Traders Turn to Europe for Resolution     Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 4:11 PM ET

    Thursday's rally may have been fueled by the easing in the Italian bond yields, but investors still haven't forgotten about the lack of resolution of the debt crisis, with Doug Sandler, Riverfront Investment Group, and Benjamin Pace, Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management.

  • European Stocks Seen Sharply Lower on Italy Fears Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 1:04 AM ET

    European stocks are expected to open sharply lower on Thursday tracking heavy losses in Asia and Wall Street following a jump in Italian borrowing costs above 7 percent.

  • Cramer's High Yield Portfolio     Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    Investors looking for stocks that can protect in a chaotic market should put Windstream, Solar Capital, Energy Transfer partners, American Electric Power, and Sanofi-Aventis in their portfolio, for a combined yield of 7.5%.

  • Fast Money Web Extra     Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 5:59 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders offer special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.

  • Europe News Drags Markets Lower     Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 2:35 PM ET

    Matthew Cheslock, Cohen Capital Group, discusses Europe's heavy weight on markets now.

  • Europe Stocks Seen Higher on Berlusconi Departure Hopes Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 1:05 AM ET
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    European stocks were called to open higher on Wednesday after shares rose and the euro steadied in Asia overnight on news that Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi would resign after he lost his parliamentary majority in a crucial vote on Tuesday afternoon.

  • Greek Precedent Exposes Banks, Says Ackermann Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 1:04 AM ET

    The precedent set by the restructuring of Greek sovereign debt risks leaving banks more exposed to future financial crises of other countries, according to the man who helped to orchestrate the so-called “private sector involvement” in the rescue plan for Athens. The FT reports.

  • The 12,600 target for the Dow is achievable in January 2012.