Market Outlook


  • Ghizzoni Prepares 'Serious' Plan for UniCredit Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 12:15 AM ET

    "I've no regrets." Federico Ghizzoni, chief executive of UniCredit, told the FT after his first year in the top job at Italy's largest bank by assets.

  • Charting the S&P 500     Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 5:16 PM ET

    A technical look at where the S&P 500 is likely headed, with Carter Worth, Oppenheimer Asset Management chief market strategist.

  • Italy Turns to China for Help in Debt Crisis Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 3:37 PM ET
    Global Markets

    Italy’s center-right government is turning to cash-rich China in the hope that Beijing will help rescue it from financial crisis by making “significant” purchases of Italian bonds, the FT reports.

  • JP Morgan Chief Says Bank Rules 'Anti-US' Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 7:20 AM ET
    Jamie Dimon

    New international bank capital rules are “anti-American” and the US should consider pulling out of the Basel group of global regulators, Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, has said.

  • Tokyo Exchange

    Major Asian stock markets dropped between 2 and 3 percent on Monday after the resignation of European Central Bank’s de facto chief economist Juergen Stark heightened uncertainty for investors. A number of analysts and investors told CNBC they forecast a further global selloff given a lack of clear policy solutions from Europe.

  • Trader at London Stock Exchange, England.

    European stocks are expected to fall sharply at the market open on Monday amid renewed fears about the euro zone debt crisis.

  • Mad Money Markets     Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money's Jim Cramers says individual companies are taking a backseat to big-picture macro worries about Europe. So until there is some resolution from European governments, or stocks go lower, investors should stay cautious.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook     Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    The week's top business news and investment advice, including speeches from President Obama and Fed Chairman Bernanke, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • FTSE, DAX, CAC Seen Lower; Eyes on G7 and Jobs  Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 1:15 AM ET
    Trader at London Stock Exchange, England.

    European stocks are expected to open slightly lower on Friday as investors across the world digest details of President Obama’s $447 billion jobs package.

  • Mad Money Markets     Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host, Jim Cramer says there is a disconnect between what investors are hearing about companies and what is actually happening.

  • The Word on the Street Now     Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman and the Fast Money traders await Bernanke's speech and share trades on today's market moving headlines.

  • Rising Fears of Recession Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 5:55 AM ET

    If history is a guide, the odds that the American economy is falling into a double-dip recession have risen sharply in recent weeks and may even have reached 50 percent, the New York Times reports.

  • FTSE, DAX, CAC Seen Higher; Eyes on ECB Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 12:59 AM ET

    European stocks are expected to make modest gains at the market open as investors await news on whether both the European Central Bank and Bank of England will change policy in response to the economic slowdown and the euro zone debt crisis.

  • Volatility Playbook     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 5:40 PM ET

    The trade on the volatility index and the XLF, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Gold Tumbles & Stocks Rally     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 1:52 PM ET

    Gold tumbled today after stocks reversed a three session sell off, with Jonathan Corpina, Meridian Equity Partners, senior managing partner and Mihir Dange, Arbitrage, gold options trader.

  • Markets 'Trying to Catch Falling Knife': Fund Manager Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 5:20 AM ET

    The current market volatility and uncertainty has made finding what to buy even more difficult, Pedro De Noronha, managing partner at Noster Capital, told CNBC.com Wednesday.

  • Swiss Central Bank Move 'Huge Mistake': Jim Rogers Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 2:40 AM ET
    Jim Rogers during a visit to Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. Rogers says he's long Chinese stocks and the currency even though he thinks the property sector may be in a bubble.

    The Swiss central bank's decision to set a limit on how much the Swiss franc can appreciate against the euro is "a huge mistake," investor Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings, told CNBC.com on Wednesday.

  • Europe Stocks Called Higher; Soros Warns on Debt Crisis Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 1:21 AM ET

    European stocks are expected to follow Asia higher at the open, boosted by an unexpected jump in data from the US services sector on Tuesday.

  • Osborne Urged to Drop 50p Tax Rate Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 12:55 AM ET
    Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds Disraeli's original budget box as he leaves 11 Downing Street for Parliament.

    George Osborne should drop the 50p top rate of income tax “at the earliest opportunity” to boost growth, according to 20 high-profile economists writing in the FT.

  • Dow Rebound Likely, Could Reach 12,400: Charts Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 7:26 PM ET

    The Dow appears to be consolidating with a rebound likely in the near term, says technical analyst Daryl Guppy. The blue-chip index could reach as high as 12,400 according to its chart.