Market Outlook


  • Commodities Tomorrow: Nat Gas Surges     Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | 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.

  • Is Zynga a Game Changer?     Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | 3:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin previews the game maker's earnings, and making the bull and bear case for Zynga stock ahead of its Q1 numbers, with Max Wolff, GreenCrest Capital, and Ben Schachter, Macquarie Securities.

  • Stocks Slide: What's Up With Market?     Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | 2:00 PM ET

    John Buckingham, AFAM CIO, and Mark Travis, Intrepid Capital Funds, discuss what's ailing the stock market today.

  • Stocks Your Portfolio Will Love     Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | 1:10 PM ET

    A look at some names that could give your portfolio a little love, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Dennis Gartman: Be Less Bullish Now?     Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | 12:27 PM ET

    Dennis Gartman, of the Gartman Letter, explains why it's time to get less bullish on stocks.

  • Mandy Drury reports U.S. markets are in the red, not in honor of Valentine's Day, but because of disappointing retail sales. Gap is up on a Citi upgrade, but Avon swings to Q4 loss and plans layoffs. Financials, including Bank of America, are down today. But Apple is up and, for the moment, worth more than Microsoft and Google combined.

  • European shares move lower after U.S. retail data disappoints. Solid demand and lower yields are seen during an Italian debt auction. Greek GDP drops by a 7 percent annual rate in Q4. The EU may take action against Spain for delayed austerity measures. Moody's warns it may cut the AAA ratings for the UK and France after cutting Spain, Italy, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia and Malta, yesterday. Euro zone finance ministers meet tomorrow in Brussels.

  • Santelli's Morning Bond Report     Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | 9:40 AM ET

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

  • Subsidies Driving Up Global Oil Prices: Pro Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | 7:26 AM ET
  • European markets rose after Italy sold 6.0 billion euros of government bonds on Tuesday, in a sale which analysts said drew solid demand and with yields lower than at previous comparable auctions.

  • Apple's stock closed above $500 for the first time yesterday resulting in a gained $100 billion in its market cap; traders will be watching retail sales figures before the bell as a measure of consumer spending, and investors have their eyes on Europe, where headlines from Greece and the aftermath of Moody's one-notch downgrade of Italy and Portugal and two-notch cut of Spain could move the market, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • US futures point to Wall Street opening lower today despite a strong day yesterday. European shares are flat on Tuesday after rating agency Moody's put the United Kingdom's triple-A rating in jeopardy for the first time and warned it may cut France and Austria as well, while downgrading six euro zone nations including Spain and Italy. Asian shares also fell, reminding investors that Europe is still deeply mired in a debt crisis despite Athens' steps to avoid a disorderly default.

  • Expect Huge ECB Liquidity Injection: Strategist Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | 2:45 AM ET

    Stock markets can expect to receive a boost from a second huge European Central Bank liquidity injection, according to Lakefield Partner’s Bruno Verstraete.

  • Charting Asia | KOSPI Chart Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 11:34 PM ET
  • Investors Peer Past Gloom, Eye Asian Economic Rebound Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 11:28 PM ET

    If the World Bank is correct, 2012 will see the second slowest year of global economic growth in a decade, at a level consistent with a world recession that, like the 2008/2009 financial crisis, would not spare Asia.

  • Dow's March to 14,000     Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 7:14 PM ET

    Good news from Greece, better jobs reports, and a stronger economy could combine to lead the markets higher, with Robert Froehlich, The Hartford, and Keith McCullough, CEO of Hedgeye Risk Management.

  • No Huddle Offense: Apple     Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 6:58 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day. Yes, Apple has had a parabolic run, but it's still difficult to say why the stock isn't even higher than it is now.

  • Magnum Hunter's Rapid Growth     Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 6:43 PM ET

    Magnum Hunter is engaged in the acquisition of oil and natural gas producing properties and leases, and exploratory drilling of onshore U.S. assets. Gary Evans, the company's chairman and CEO, discusses Magnum's rapid growth and where it's headed.

  • More Than a Dog & Pony Show     Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 6:24 PM ET

    Mad Money goes to the dogs to find your portfolio's best friend. Americans love their pets and the product and supply industry for them is worth about $48 billion and growing. And PetSmart has a large share of that market.

  • Old Dell Learns New Tricks     Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Cramer looks at tech companies that have managed to reinvent themselves, including Dell. The company has managed to pull off a remarkable transformation, he says. Now, it could be your best friend. The company has assembled a portfolio that could allow it to easily move to the cloud.