Market Outlook


  • Which companies are best positioned to capitalize on the U.S. shift to chip-based cards? Also discussing Facebook's listing on the Nasdaq, and whether it matters which exchange it trades on when it goes public, with the Fast Money traders.

  • 'Pink Slime' & Ranchers     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 4:38 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells has the story on the backlash against the beef industry's so called "pink slime."

  • Protecting Your Portfolio     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 4:22 PM ET

    Sharing perspective on how investors can protect their portfolios and where the greatest risks lie in the stock market, with Erin Gibbs, S&P Capital IQ CIO and Kate Moore, BofA Merill Lynch Global Research.

  • CNBC Sound Off     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC guests offer their views on the markets and economy.

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

  • Breaking Down the JOBS Act     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 3:41 PM ET

    President Obama just signed the JOBS Act into law and one of its goals is to enable small business to hire more employees by making it easier for them to raise money. CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Debra Borchardt, The Street, discuss.

  • Citigroup Economic Surprise Index     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 3:32 PM ET

    Citigroup's Economic Surprise Index measures how well economic data is faring compared to initial expectations. The index is on the verge of sliding negative and Kate Moore, Bank of America Merill Lynch Global Research, weighs in on whether investors should expect future losses.

  • InnerWorkings CEO on the Printing Economy     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 2:47 PM ET

    Discussing the business strategies of InnerWorkings, with the company's president/CEO, Eric Belcher.

  • Discussing the where interest rates are headed in relation to the bond market, with Jim Bianco, Bianco Research president and Jim Reynolds, Loop Capital Markets CEO.

  • Facebook Chooses Nasdaq for Listing     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 2:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche and Bob Pisani discuss Facebook choosing to list their company on the Nasdaq.

  • JPMorgan's Masters One-on-One     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 1:42 PM ET

    Blythe Masters, head of global commodities at J.P. Morgan, discusses the company's strategies for commodity and derivative investments.

  • Can Falcone Save LightSquared?     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 1:26 PM ET

    In February, the FCC indefinitely suspended LightSquared's permission to build its wireless network. Can hedge fund manager, Phil Falcone save the company? CNBC's Gary Kaminsky offers insight for investors.

  • Market: No Stimulus, No Problem?     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 1:18 PM ET

    Anticipating next week's earnings season, with Doug Cote, ING Investment Mgmt. and Channing Smith, Capital Advisors.

  • Santelli's Midday Bond Report     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 1:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on how the bond market is faring.

  • Betting on Lumia     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 1:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses the details of the new flagship Windows phone, "Lumia 900," and says the product could be the last best chance for both Nokia and Microsoft in the smartphone market.

  • Global Markets Update: Spain Takes Spotlight     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 12:28 PM ET

    Spain becomes the focus as euro debt fears return, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs. Meanwhile CNBC's Gary Kaminsky weighs in on the low interest rate environment. And CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks with Jeff Carter, independent trader, on the buzz at the CME.

  • Constellation Brands Beats Estimates     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 11:45 AM ET

    Constellation Brands beat Wall Street's expectations when it reported Q4 results this morning. Timothy Ramey, D.A. Davidson & Co., weighs in.

  • Shoppers 'Hop' to Stores Before Easter     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 10:43 AM ET

    Retailers are mostly reporting solid gains in March as warm weather prompted consumers to buy seasonal merchandise sooner than normal. Adrianne Shapira, Goldman Sachs broadlines retail analyst, weighs in.

  • This week's market action serves as a vivid reminder of how dependent valuations are on central bank policies, and especially the aggressive provision of liquidity by the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank.

  • Art Cashin on the Market Drop     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 10:33 AM ET

    Sharing perspective on the current state of the economy, with Art Cashin, UBS head of floor trading, who says "on the risk that the job number is great, people will say they may have missed the boat."