Market Outlook


  • Cramer: Don't Hate Stocks!     Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer comments on a CNBC survey which shows only 19% of investors think stocks are the best investment, and explains why this hatred for stocks is unwarranted

  • High Flying Stocks & Cut the Fat Trade     Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 5:37 PM ET

    The Fast Money crew with the play on overbought stocks with bearish sentiment, and CNBC's Seema Mody reports on a two-day FDA panel meeting to consider whether heart safety studies should be required on new obesity drugs, and its impact on Vivus and other drug makers.

  • Investing in Bank Loans vs. High Yield Bonds     Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Mark Okada, Highland Capital Management co-founder & CIO, takes a look at the fundamentals of credit issuers, and explains why it's time to rotate into bank loans as a risk reward strategy.

  • Lockheed Martin Employing Veterans     Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 2:10 PM ET

    Bob Stevens, Lockheed Martin president & CEO, says about 23% of the company's workforce are veterans. He is a Vietnam veteran with the U.S. Marine Corps.

  • How to Play the Markets Now     Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 1:21 PM ET

    Discussing winning strategies on today's pullback, with Hugh Johnson, Hugh Johnson Advisors, and Ted Parrish, Henssler Equity Fund.

  • Is There Still Value Left in Stock Markets? Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 6:23 AM ET

    There is value in stock markets across the board and - this may come as a surprise to some - there has been a bull market since 2009, Chris Tinker, founding partner at Libra Investment Services told CNBC.

  • Jobs & the Market     Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    Weighing in on the Federal Reserve's role in lending, unemployment, and where the markets are headed, with Maury Harris, UBS Investment Research chief U.S. economist.

  • Oil Futures Spark Debate on $100 Level Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 2:14 AM ET
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    Oil contracts for delivery in three to five years’ time are trading at their biggest ever ­discount to spot prices, prompting a debate about whether the era of triple-digit oil prices will be a short-term phenomenon. The FT reports.

  • US Stocks Are Overpriced by 50%: Author Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 2:07 AM ET

    U.S. stocks are overpriced by 50 percent but corporate buying is keeping them up, at least until there is a decline in the U.S. fiscal deficit, according to Andrew Smithers, the author of the book "Valuing Wall Street: Protecting Wealth in Turbulent Markets."

  • Clorox CEO on Hiring Veterans     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Donald Knauss, Clorox CEO and former veteran, discusses his company's commitment to hiring men and women who have served in the U.S. military, and the impact of sky-high oil on the company's bottom line, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.

  • PVH Corp CEO on Earnings     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Emanuel Chirico, PVH Corp. chairman & CEO, breaks down the company's numbers, and looks ahead at expected strength in the second half of the year, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.

  • Cramer's 'Outliers' Market Plays     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains how negative reports in 2012 may create profit opportunities for investors, including oil service and Dollar General.

  • Buying America, Buy Banks?     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 5:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on whether banks are the best way to play the comeback in the U.S. economy, with the Fast Money traders.

  • 'Hunger Games' Boosts Hot Topic Sales     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 5:29 PM ET

    Lisa Harper, Hot Topic chairman & CEO, discusses the company's big sales boost with its line of "Hunger Games" merchandise, and the best plays off the film, with the Fast Money traders.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.