Market Outlook


  • Day of Reckoning Ahead? Cramer's Take  Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains the major worries the market faces, and when the "day of reckoning" could come.

  • Trade of the Day: Enthusiasm for Corning  Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 5:50 PM ET

    Shares of Corning are up 8 percent in the past month, with the Fast Money traders.

  • High Frequency Trading Hurting Small Investors?  Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 4:14 PM ET

    Manoj Narang, CEO & founder of Tradeworx, and Dennis Kelleher, Better Markets CEO, debate whether high frequency trading is giving some investors an unfair advantage over others.

  • What's Next? $90 Oil?  Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson takes a look what fueled Wednesday's dramatic slide in oil futures -- the biggest drop in two months -- and where prices could be headed from here.

  • Mexico City, Mexico

    With daily news reports of drug-related violence on the U.S.-Mexico border, our neighbor to the South may not be the first place most wealth managers think of in search for returns on investment. But in recent years, Mexican businesses have grown at an impressive pace, making the country a new destination for venture capital firms in search of returns.

  • Rising Sentiment vs. Fiscal Cliff  Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    Richard Madigan, JPMorgan Private Bank CIO, discusses how improving sentiment and the fiscal cliff are driving the market now.

  • Stop Juggling That Handful of 401(k)s and IRAs Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 9:26 AM ET

    There’s yet another wrinkle in the new age of retirement and job insecurity — keeping track of all those company retirement savings plans you’ve racked up, along with that IRA you opened years ago, and creating a coherent investment strategy with them.

  • ECB Bond Buying Likened to Work of the Devil Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 3:11 AM ET
    Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB)

    The devil may have much more than the best tunes. To listen to the president of Germany’s Bundesbank, he also offers the best cautionary tale about the perils of state financing by a central bank. The FT reports.

  • Romney Under Fire From All Sides Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 1:59 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney laughs at a campaign event at Saint Anselm College on August 20, 2012 in Manchester, New Hampshire.

    Prominent conservatives joined Barack Obama in condemning Mitt Romney over leaked comments portraying the US president’s supporters as dependent on government, draining momentum from the challenger’s faltering campaign. The FT reports.

  • Cramer: This Market Is a Battlefield  Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer says average investors are now caught in the line of fire.

  • Markets' Next Move  Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 4:03 PM ET

    Discussing whether earnings expectations are too high, with Rob Morgan, Fulcrum Securities; Brad Friedlander, Angel Oak Capital; Dan McMahon, Raymond James.

  • 'Dirty Jobs' Host Mike Rowe on Jobs  Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 2:56 PM ET

    Are American workers afraid of getting their hands dirty? Mike Rowe, "Dirty Jobs" TV host and founder of MikeRoweWorks.com, shares his opinions.

  • RIM Shares Spike on Licensing Deal  Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 2:30 PM ET

    Microsoft has signed a licensing agreement with Research In Motion, with CNBC's Herb Greenberg and Brian Sullivan.

  • Venture Capital Is Taking Off in Mexico Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 1:10 PM ET
    Alvaro Rodriguez Arregui

    Global investors are finally taking note of the attractive opportunities generated by Mexican entrepreneurs and startups.

  • Mexico Economic Profile Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:42 AM ET

    A look at key facts and figures about the Mexican economy.

  • Mexico's Image Problem With Tourists Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:42 AM ET
    Mayan Riviera, Mexico

    With competition from Latin American hot spots, a decline in visitors since the recession, and a drug war image problem, Mexico tourism has suffered lately.

  • Latin America's Export Engine and Stock Juggernaut Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:42 AM ET
    Stock Exchange Building, Mexico City

    U.S. investors who've been cringing over the Chinese and Brazilian stock markets the past few years might have looked closer to home for an emerging market.

  • Puerto Aventuras Homes Villas, Casa Delfines

    Mexico is doing its best to target investors for its real estate market. Even with drug violence, analysts say opportunities are good for foreign investment.

  • Mexico: Surprising Land Of Opportunity Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:41 AM ET
    Mexico City, Mexico

    Long considered a second cousin to its northern neighbor — not to mention a source of illegal immigration and drug violence — Mexico is underrated in the global economy.

  • What's the Next Global Manufacturing Superpower? Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:40 AM ET
    A worker solders components at the Suntron de Mexico assembly plant in Tijuana, Mexico.

    With lower shipping costs and competitive wages, Mexico is booming, attracting foreign investment from firms that supply North America — a concept known as nearshoring.