US Markets Market Outlook

  • Art Cashin

    The S&P 500 index's crossing 2,000 for the first time is just an "item of note," says veteran trader Art Cashin.

  • Equity market conundrum

    With the S&P passing 2,000, Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors CEO, discusses overall market sentiment and strength of the U.S. economy. Bernstein says there is a disconnect between what the market sees in terms of sectors and what's happening in the overall macro economy.

  • Santelli Exchange: Global anxiety

    Mark Grant, Southwest Securities, and CNBC's Rick Santelli, discuss how the multitude of geopolitical problems facing the world could impact jobs and the U.S. economy.

  • Changing face of retail

    Discussing the challenging retail landscape and who provides the best value in the sector, with Thomas Stemberg, co-founder and former CEO of Staples.

  • Tim Cook, CEO of Apple

    With Apple closing a an all-time high Friday, Amit Daryanani, RBC Capital Markets analyst,and Stuart Jeffrey, Nomura executive director, provide clarity on just how high the stock can go.

  • Stocks cheap across the board: Pro

    As the S&P 500 approaches the 2,000 level, Jerry Castellini, CastleArk Management president & CIO, and Scott Wren, Wells Fargo Advisors senior equity strategist, discuss the U.S. economy and how much higher the market can go.

  • July new home sales down 2.4%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest July new home sales data. Diana Olick provides insight on the disappointing number.

  • Pisani's market open: New high for S&P 500

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on the positive action in Europe's market, and whether traders should worry about the slowdown in buybacks in the S&P 500.

  • Cramer: See rebellion among ECB

    With European markets on the rise, CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses Ukraine and the state of the European economy.

  • Cramer: Burger King & Tim Hortons need each other

    Burger King is in talks to buy Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons. CNBC's Jim Cramer breaks down the potential merger.

  • Cramer's stocks to watch: ITMN & BKW

    CNBC's Jim Cramer is watching shares of InterMune and Burger King ahead of the opening bell.

  • Private equity's best bets

    It's been a good time to sell, says Scott Sperling, THL Partners co-president, providing perspective on private equity strategies and corporate tax rates.

  • Feldstein's Fed policy warning

    Martin Feldstein, Harvard University professor, shares his thoughts on Janet Yellen's speech at Jackson Hole and when the Fed is likely to raise interest rate.

  • Economy definetly getting better: Pro

    Marty Regalia, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and Christian Weller, Center for American Progress, discuss the outlook on the U.S. economy and Fed policy.

  • Expert predicts 3.5% GDP on back half of year

    Phil Orlando, Federated chief equity strategist, and Bob Doll, Nuveen chief equity strategist, discuss Fed policy and its impact on the economy.

  • Stocks, bonds and global risk

    Lou Brien, DRW trading strategist, provides his end of the summer outlook on the markets. The important thing to watch is the end of QE, says Brien.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York.

    Geopolitical headlines could rattle markets in the week ahead as focus shifts away from the Fed.

  • Cramer: What's so bad about most mutual funds

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer rails against mutual funds and explains why he thinks a cheap S&P 500 index fund is the least bad way to passively manage your money-better than the vast bulk of actively managed funds.

  • Cramer: Never too early to start investing for retirement

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares retirement lessons for young investors. Cramer says investing is a great way to trick yourself into saving money you would otherwise spend.

  • Cramer: Good, bad & ugly of 401(k)s

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer says if the company you work for offers an employer match for your 401(k) contributions, then you want to put money into your 401(k) until that match is maxed out.