Market Outlook


  • Unusual Activity: Microsoft     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 5:17 PM ET

    The Fast Money crew weighs in with the play on unusual trades in Microsoft today on news Xbox Live will now carry premium content from Comcast, HBO, and the MLB network.

  • Beware of ETF Portfolio Duds     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 5:06 PM ET

    Tom Lydon, Global Trends Investments president, discusses which exchange traded products are moving in the wrong direction, and how to play it, with the Fast Money traders.

  • CNBC Sound Off     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 4:54 PM ET

    CNBC guests offer their views on the markets and economy.

  • Toll Brothers CEO Reacts to Housing Data     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 4:40 PM ET

    Douglas Yearley, Toll Brothers CEO, offers insight on today's housing data, supply overhang and demand.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: How Low Can Nat Gas Go?     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

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

  • Opportunities in Fixed-Income     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 3:20 PM ET

    Shawn Matthews, Cantor Fitzgerald CEO, offers his view on interest rates, growth at Cantor and fixed-income opportunities for investors.

  • John Kosar, Asbury Research, explains whether the markets will face some resistance later this year.

  • Home Improvement Improving     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 1:41 PM ET

    The housing market may not be on solid ground, but as Americans start feeling better about the economy, they're starting to loosen the purse strings on home improvements, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Investors will watch to see if the indices can continue gains today; S&P/Case Shiller home prices and consumer confidence data will be out today, and miner Rio Tinto is considering disposing its diamond business as it decides whether diamonds fit in its long-term strategy, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Jim O'Neill

    "I continue to see the world glass more half full than empty… on the account that the US is on the way back, as it has been for some time," Jim O'Neill, chairman at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Switch From Stocks to Credit: Roubini Strategist Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 2:49 AM ET

    The rally in stock markets has been a major theme in recent months, staying in the positive despite uncertainties, but a strategist at Roubini Global Economics has misgivings about the upside from here.

  • Dow to Extend Rally to 13,900: Charts Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 11:35 PM ET

    The first upside target for the Dow is 13,900, even though many will focus on the psychologically convenient round number target of 14,000.

  • Charting Asia | Dow Jones Industrial Average Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 11:33 PM ET
  • Did Bernanke Boost Stocks?     Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 7:18 PM ET

    Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management, and Art Hogan, Lazard Capital Markets, discuss the impact of Bernanke's comments on the markets, and the falling dollar.

  • No Huddle Offense: BATS & the SEC     Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 6:58 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why he thinks the government needs to start thinking about leveling the playing field between individual investors and fast-trading situations.

  • Cramer Answers Emails & 'Tweets'     Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Viewers email or "tweet" Cramer their stock or investment questions and he answers them.

  • Benmosche on AIG's Comeback     Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Robert Benmosche, American International Group president & CEO, discusses the company's $182 billion government bailout, and his plans to focus the firm around its core insurance markets.

  • Jarden Exec on Stock Buyback     Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Martin Franklin, Jarden executive chairman, discusses his company's $500 million stock repurchase auction, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.

  • Cramer: 'American Economy is Getting Better'     Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    We're riding the most robust "bull" I've seen in ages, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer, and the truth is, the U.S. economy is getting better, and the companies that sell into our economy are benefiting from the improvement.

  • Potential Dividend Payers?     Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 5:41 PM ET

    A look at which companies are close to issuing new dividends, with the Fast Money traders.