Market Outlook


  • FTSE, CAC, DAX to Open Higher Despite S&P Warning Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 1:19 AM ET

    European stocks were called to open higher on Wednesday tracking Asia overnight where the euro and shares gained despite a warning from credit rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) that it could cut the credit rating of the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF).

  • Clarke Rejects Calls for EU Power Grab Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 12:46 AM ET
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    Ken Clarke has put himself at odds with David Cameron by saying Britain should focus on “how to maintain the financial stability of the western world” at this week’s European Union summit, instead of trying to wring concessions out of euro zone countries. The FT reports.

  • ICBC Hong Kong Shares Could Rise 20%: Charts Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 9:27 PM ET

    The historical chart shows that there is a support resistance band between $5.70 and $6.00. Once the target is achieved, a move below $5.70 is an exit signal.

  • Off the Charts: VIX     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 6:45 PM ET

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer eyes the charts to get a read on the volatility index, as interpreted by Mark Sebastian, OptionPit.com technician.

  • Tweet Like Mad: Carrizo     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 6:25 PM ET

    Could Carrizo Oil be a takeover target? Mad Money's Cramer answers live viewer "tweets" on this oil and gas producer.

  • Stocking Stuffer: International Paper     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer says investors should own some domestic stocks, well outside the European blast-radius; companies like IP. Discussing the outlook for International Paper, with John Faraci, International Paper chairman & CEO.

  • 3 Stocks That Paid Investors to Wait     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer says if you owned 3M, General Electric, or Eli Lilly, you know what it's like to be paid to wait, as all three stocks rallied on Tuesday on discrete pieces of great news.

  • GE Gets an Upgrade     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 5:39 PM ET

    Discussing General Electric's upgrade, with Steve Winoker, Sanford Bernstein, and the Fast Money traders.

  • Money in Motion: EUR/AUD     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 5:21 PM ET

    A currency play on the euro and Australian dollar, with Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading Group.

  • Central Banker Saccomanni on Italy & Europe     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 3:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports EU officials are considering two separate rescue funds to tackle the region's ongoing debt crisis. Central banker Fabrizio Saccomanni discusses the situation in Europe.

  • Moynihan's remarks Move BofA     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 1:34 PM ET

    Bank of America is trading higher on Tuesday, after remarks this morning from its CEO, Brian Moynihan. CNBC's Mary Thompson has the details.

  • S&P Warning: Good News?     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 1:05 PM ET

    Is the threat of a credit downgrade good news for Europe and investors? Arthur Hogan, Lazard Capital Markets, and Mike Holland, Holland & Company, weigh in.

  • FTSE, CAC, DAX to Open Lower, S&P Warning Weighs Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 2:01 AM ET

    European stocks were called to start the day lower on Tuesday tracking Asia overnight, where shares and the euro fell following a warning by credit rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P) that it could downgrade a swathe of euro zone countries if policymakers fail to reach a deal at a crucial summit on Friday.

  • Bankers Braced for Bonus Season Scrutiny Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 12:58 AM ET

    British banks are braced for the most contentious bonus season since the start of the financial crisis as shareholders ratchet up pressure on pay and regulators push for a radical overhaul of how lenders measure the performance of their most senior staff.  The FT reports.

  • Charting Asia | ICBC Hong Kong Daily Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 12:25 AM ET
  • Fluor: Profits from High Oil Prices     Monday, 5 Dec 2011 | 6:45 PM ET

    Mad Money's Cramer say Flour is a terrific way to play the new era of high oil prices, and if the stock dips on bad news from Europe, buy it.

  • Tweet Like Mad: Credit Card Showdown     Monday, 5 Dec 2011 | 6:25 PM ET

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer answers the best posed viewer "tweets" on stock and investment questions. On Monday, it was which is the better stock to buy: MasterCard or Visa.

  • Cramer: The Seasonal Tech Trade is Back     Monday, 5 Dec 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer, and TJ Rodgers, Cypress Semiconductor CEO, discuss the company's positive outlook and it's new company, Deca Technologies.

  • Cramer: Don't Buy Stocks Here     Monday, 5 Dec 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer says investors need to remain vigilant and wait for a price break before considering buying in this market.

  • Is Gold Losing It's Shine?     Monday, 5 Dec 2011 | 5:39 PM ET

    A look at why gold is down and stocks are up, as well as how to play the metal space, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, and the Fast Money traders. Also the trade on Russian stocks after the Putin election, with Tim Seymour, Fast Money traders.