Market Outlook


  • Banks Brace For Hits on Greek Bonds Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 12:45 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

    Banks across Europe are braced to take as much as 17 billion euro ($24.5 billion) of writedowns on their holdings of Greek sovereign debt within a matter of days.

  • Natural Gas Turns Cool as Heat Wave Hits US Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 3:54 PM ET
    Natural Gas

    Sizzling hot temperatures around the country are driving up natural gas and electricity demand, with air-conditioners and generators in overdrive in the 100-plus degree heat. But futures traders, who didn't bet on this intense heat a week ago, missed the wave, reports CNBC Senior Energy Correspondent Sharon Epperson.

  • US Default Could Benefit Treasury Investors Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 9:03 AM ET

    All eyes are turned towards the clock as the August 2 deadline for the US debt talks approaches. Treasurys investors could stand to benefit if Congress cannot agree to raise the debt ceiling.

  • Hacking Case Linked to News Corp Referred to FBI Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 2:28 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch, chief executive officer of News Corp., sits in a car as he is driven along Whitehall, prior to a parliamentary committee hearing on the phone hacking scandal.

    A legal battle over alleged computer hacking of a US marketing company by a News Corp subsidiary has been referred to US authorities by a senior lawmaker, the FT reports.

  • Tokyo stock screens

    The Nikkei 225's catch-up over the last month has been impressive. It's outperformed many of its Asian peers as well as European indices and the US, and is homing in on its pre earthquake and tsunami levels. The FT reports.

  • Options Action: MSFT     Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 5:45 PM ET

    Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities, gives his take on Microsoft ahead of company earnings.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

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

  • Time to Buy Stocks?     Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 1:09 PM ET

    The markets are in wait and see mode, but should investors be? Insight with Scott Wren, Wells Fargo Advisors and Nicholas Colas, ConvergEx Group.

  • Trader's Eye on the Markets     Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 6:39 AM ET

    Yra Harris, Praxis Trading weighs in on pre-market futures and what to keep an eye on during the trading day.

  • Sino Forest Exit Signs Were Plenty: Guppy Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 7:47 PM ET

    In the murky world of accounting, balance sheets, company announcements and company denials, chart analysis provided traders and investors with clear exit signs in the shares of Sino Forest, says Daryl Guppy.

  • Stocks Rally on Earnings     Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 1:43 PM ET

    Discussing the market's surge on better-than-expected earnings, with Robert Pavlik, Banyan Partners.

  • The Roadmap: Stocks to Watch     Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 9:12 AM ET

    A breakdown of Coca-Cola, Goldman Sachs and Bank of America earnings, with the Squawk on the Street news team.

  • Charting Asia | Sino Forest Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 1:43 AM ET
  • Shelved IPOs Create Logjam in Europe Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 12:46 AM ET

    The logjam of initial public offerings is building in Europe, after almost $10bn of flotations were shelved in the first half of the year due to market volatility and investors’ disillusionment with recent listings.

  • Some Analysts Turn Bearish as Gold Hits New Records Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 11:51 PM ET

    As gold prices continue to break new record highs, analysts are reviewing their targets with many predicting further gains. But not everyone’s bullish on the precious metal.

  • Word on the Street     Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    Insight on IBM's better-than-expected numbers; job cuts at Cisco; Apple shares accelerating ahead of earnings; and more, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Protecting Your Portfolio     Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 11:07 AM ET

    Insight on how investors play this market now, with Andrew Kanaly, Kanaly Trust Company; Mihir Dange, Gold Options Arbitrage; Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Brooks Arrest Raises Risk of Action in US Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 6:55 AM ET
    News Corp

    News Corp is facing heightened legal risks in its home US market over the phone hacking and police bribery scandal after the arrest of Rebekah Brooks, the former News International chief executive, but legal analysts believe US authorities are unlikely to take rapid action against the company. The FT reports.

  • Market: Eyes on Earnings     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 1:16 PM ET

    Discussing why investors should be watching company earnings and not necessarily the country's debt, with David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles, and David Wright, Sierra Core Retirement Fund.

  • WOTS Now: Street Loves Google     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    Discussing the internet company's blowout quarter and bright future, with Ken Sena, Evercore Partners, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on Google, Clorox, and natural gas trades to make today.