Market Outlook


  • Advice for the $500 Million Powerball Winner  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 4:49 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank offers advice for the Powerball Jackpot winner. Carol Pepper, Pepper International, weighs in. "If you win, the first thing you should do is not tell anyone until you get a security plan in place," she says.

  • Counting Down to the Cliff  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 4:42 PM ET

    Just how happy are citizens and business owners with the way their elected representatives are handling the fiscal cliff threat? CNBC's John Harwood travels to John Boehner's district in Ohio to find out.

  • Defense Contractors Stockpiling Cash  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 4:33 PM ET

    Some of the major players in the defense industry are hoarding cash amid fears of going over the fiscal cliff, which would mean major cuts to defense spending. Howard Rubel, Jefferies aerospace and defense analyst, and Patrick McCarthy, FBR Capital Markets senior defense analyst, offer insight.

  • Special Dividend Announcements Ahead of Cliff  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 4:18 PM ET

    A host of companies have rushed to issue special dividends or pay them early in order to avoid higher taxes next year. Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation," and Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners, discuss whether it's pre-mature to make such a move.

  • CNBC's Amanda Drury reports the Treasury Department is saying further appreciation of China's currency is warranted. However, Treasury also says it cannot name China as a currency manipulator at this time.

  • Cliff Concerns & the New Year  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    Forecasting how fiscal cliff concerns might play out in 2013's market, with CNBC's Jeff Cox; Liz Ann Sonders, Charles Schwab; and Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Mixed Session  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

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

  • Obsessed With Fiscal Cliff Talks?  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 3:58 PM ET

    CNBC's Bill Griffeth takes a close look at portfolios put together in the event the U.S. hits or avoids the fiscal cliff. Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners, and Peter Costa, Empire Executions, weigh in.

  • Buy Equities Ahead of Fiscal Deal?  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 3:40 PM ET

    How to invest as a deal on the fiscal cliff nears, with Stephen Gallagher, Societe Generale, and Larry Kantor, Barclays.

  • What Are Consumers Worried About?  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    What's moving the market today, and what consumers are most concerned about, with David Kudla, Mainstay Capital Management; Stephen Guilfoyle, Meridian Equity Partners; and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli.

  • Out-of-the-Box Fiscal Cliff Fixes  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 2:20 PM ET

    CNBC Contributor Robert Costa, of the National Review, shares his take on the most radical fiscal cliff fix.

  • Sandy's Dire Economic Hit  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 2:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman tallies up the costs from Sandy, reporting that New York, Connecticut and New Jersey have asked the Federal government for some $72 billion. Estimated insured costs, according to AIR Worldwide, are between $16-$22 billion.

  • If You Won $500 Million...  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 1:48 PM ET

    The Powerball Jackpot is now $500 million. CNBC's Robert Frank spoke with wealth advisors of the super-rich who offered tips for the winner of the jackpot.

  • Over the Cliff Good For Both Sides?  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 1:43 PM ET

    Could going over the fiscal cliff be the best solution for both parties? Andy Friedman, The Washington Update principal, explains why waiting until 2013 makes it easier for Republicans to agree to a tax increase, and Democrats to cut entitlements.

  • Checking the Markets Now  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 1:22 PM ET

    Discussing how Greece's new debt deal and fiscal cliff fears are impacting the markets, with independent trader Kenny Polcari.

  • ConAgra Foods Buys Ralcorp  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 1:22 PM ET

    What to make of the deal between ConAgra Foods and Ralcorp, and its impact on the oil market, with Jeff Kilburg of Killir Kapital. "Brent crude is now the most traded commodity future in the world," he explains.

  • Fiscal Cliff Impact on Consumers  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 1:05 PM ET

    Is the consumer oblivious to the cliff? CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details.

  • Obama to Meet With Small Biz Leaders  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    President Obama is meeting with small business leaders from around the country this afternoon, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Home Prices Rise for Sixth Straight Month  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 9:15 AM ET

    David Blitzer, managing director and chairman of the S&P 500 Index Committee at Standard & Poor's, offers insight on rising home prices.

  • Tuesday Market Roadmap  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    ConAgra to buy Ralcorp for $4.95 billion, special dividends are on the rise, Greece finally gets a bailout deal, and Warren Buffett has his own opinion about who should be Treasury Secretary.