Market Outlook


  • FTSE, CAC, DAX to Open Higher Ahead of EU Summit Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 1:18 AM ET

    European stocks were called to open higher on Thursday despite falls in Asia overnight amid rising concerns that European Union leaders might not reach a deal on how to tackle the debt crisis at a summit in Brussels on Friday.

  • Tweet Like Mad: Food     Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 6:25 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer answers viewer "tweets" on stock and investment questions.On Wednesday, Shannon McCurdy tweets: "why doesn't Buffalo Wings trade with a multiple similar to Chipotle and Panera when they have similar growth rates?"

  • Tweet Like Mad: USB     Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer answers viewer "tweets" on stock and investment questions. On Wednesday he does the unthinkable, and recommends a bank stock, USB.

  • Mad Markets:The Bear-Bull Conversion     Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains what moved Wednesday's markets and why it's in "no quit" mode.

  • Checking the Technicals Amid Turmoil     Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 5:38 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in with their top trades; including, Titan International and the play on whether India will embrace retail reform and its impact on Wal-Mart. Also, charting the market's direction, with John Bollinger, Bollinger Bands president.

  • Financial Plays & Strategies for 2012     Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 5:10 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders with a look a the whipsaw play in financials, and CNBC's John Carney reports how John Mack stood up to regulators and "saved" Morgan Stanley. Also, which investment plays are best to get investor through another potentially rocky road ahead, with Jeffrey Palma, UBS head of global equity strategy.

  • More Volatility Ahead in 2012     Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 9:40 AM ET

    Insight on why more volatility will be seen in the new year, with Savita Subramanian, BofA Merrill Lynch head of U.S. equity/quantitative strategy.

  • Santelli's Morning Bond Report     Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 9:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has an update on bond yields and the dollar.

  • Spending Plans & the Economy     Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 7:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reveals how consumers plan to spend this holiday season and views on the current economic outlook.

  • 'Legal Loan Sharks' Target UK's Working Poor Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 5:36 AM ET
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    US lenders pushing short-term loans that charge up to 5,000 per cent interest per year are targeting low-income UK borrowers abandoned by high street banks.  The Financial Times reports.

  • How a Break-Up of the Euro Zone Could Crush the UK Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 3:03 AM ET
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    A break-up of the single European currency would have severe consequences on the UK economy, with unemployment pushing above 4 million, the pound appreciating sharply and major banks failing, analysts at ING wrote in a market note.

  • 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.