Market Outlook


  • Where to Park Cash When Rates Are Zero?     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    Investors seeking higher yields should consider low-duration bond funds with low interest rate risk, says Phil Barach, president of DoubleLine.

  • Best Investment Opportunities     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 4:07 PM ET

    Was yesterday's sell-off an opportunity for investors to get back into the market? John Calamos, Calamos Investments, and Abby Joseph Cohn, Goldman Sachs discuss where to invest now, despite high volatility and a persistent debt bubble.

  • Oil saw a big jump today on a positive ADP number and optimism on Greece, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

  • Volatility Rises Ahead of Greek Resolution     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 3:42 PM ET

    Discussing how investors should trade a choppy and volatile market, with Darren Wolfberg, BNP Paribas director of energy trading.

  • Markets Still Have Room to Run?     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 3:32 PM ET

    Calamos Investments chairman & CEO, John Calamos, explains why he believes there may still be plenty of upside to this market.

  • Market Drivers: Jobs & Greece     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 3:08 PM ET

    How positive jobs data and optimism on Greece is helping to spark a rebound on Wall Street, with CNBC's Steve Liesman & Kelly Evans.

  • S&P to Rise 40% by Year's End?     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 2:04 PM ET

    Discussing whether the S&P 500 could finish the year 40% higher, with Michael Gayed, Pension Partners, and Jack Caffrey, JP Morgan Private Bank. "Conditions favoring risk assets are rising," says Gayed.

  • The collapse in Treasury yields offer an opportunity in the U.S. corporate bonds and high yield space, says Scott Kimball, BMO TCH Corporate Income Fund. Neil Hennessy, of Hennessy Funds, says investors should buy quality names and hold onto them.

  • Boost in Private Sector Hiring     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 1:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman drills down on today's better-than-expected jobs numbers, and its impact on the economy. Liesman says the increase in unit labor cost could indicate future inflation.

  • Blame Coal for Weak Transports?     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 12:53 PM ET

    Transports are underperforming because of coal, says Steve Cortes, Fast Money trader: "When you overlay coal with the S&P, if you go all the way back to the 2009 lows you see that until recent weeks the two were interchangeable. Either coal is very cheap here or the S&P is very expensive." Abigail Doolittle, Peak Theories, also discusses the direction of copper and the VIX.

  • Demand for Bourbon Lifts Brown-Forman     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 12:46 PM ET

    The spirits industry says that over the last five years gross volume sales for Bourbon are up 8% and revenue are up 23%, taking share from other alcoholic beverages, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. Woodford Reserve in Versailles, Kentucky, is one company that has reaped the rewards.

  • Top Three Trades & Bullish on Casinos Stocks     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 12:40 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders with the top three trades today, including Pandora, Kraft, and Valero. Also, a winning strategy on gaming stocks, with Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel.

  • Apple iPad Announcement Imminent     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 12:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt has the update on Apple's expected unveiling of its new iPad, and explains whether this be a game changer for the tech giant, with Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray senior research analyst.

  • Stocks Rally Back     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 12:03 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the extended rally in stocks today, why China needs to extend its growth, the surge in financials, and how to play gold.

  • European markets close higher on Greek debt swap optimism. Markets rally over optimism about Greek deal. Fifty percent approval a key threshold for Greek debt swap. Banking stocks get a boost on the latest news from Greece. With Erik "Wolfman" Wilkinson, independent trader.

  • Time For a Correction?     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 10:07 AM ET

    A check on what the charts are telling investors, with Katie Stockton, MKM Partners.

  • Markets to Pull Back 3-5%: Strategist Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 7:37 AM ET

    Investors shouldn’t worry about the current market selloff as global indices are due for a "healthy" pullback of three to five percent, according to Alec Young, Global Equity Strategist at S&P Capital IQ.

  • The Dow loses more than 200 points in yesterday's close; results from Super Tuesday reveals Mitt Romney the victor in six states, including Ohio; Pandora plummeted 15 percent after earnings fell short of expectations, and Apple is expected to unveil its iPad 3 today, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • 'Anonymous' Hacker Turns FBI Informant Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 5:07 AM ET
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    Federal prosecutors have charged six alleged members of the Anonymous “hacktivist” group with conspiracy and computer hacking-related crimes after it emerged that an alleged leading member of the collective had turned informant of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Financial Times Reports.

  • Athens Issues Threat to Bond Holdouts Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 2:59 AM ET

    Greece has threatened to default on any of its bondholders who do not take part in a 206 billion euros debt restructuring that officials believe is key to returning Athens to solvency, a move that turns up the heat on potential holdouts ahead of a deadline on Thursday.