US Markets Market Outlook

  • Consumer sentiment index 79.2

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest read on consumer sentiment data.

  • Cruel summer for restaurants

    CNBC's Jane Wells discusses the slumping sales for fast casual restaurants.

  • Equities rally globally

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan looks at what's moving the markets in the U.S. and around the world.

  • Cashin: Watching competition in Europe

    Art Cashin, UBS director of floor operations, discusses what investors need to know heading into the weekend. Cashin is looking to get the S&P out of the "resistance band" and above the 1960 level.

  • July industrial production up 0.4%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest industrial production and capacity utilization data.

  • JC Penney turnaround looking good: Analyst

    Discussing the earnings and outlook from JC Penney, with Neely Tamminga, Piper Jaffray senior analyst. Tamminga says the retailer is winning business with better margins.

  • Risky stocks rising

    Discussing the rise of high beta stocks and strength of U.S. equities, with Kevin Caron, Stifel Private Client Group market strategist, and Joseph LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank chief U.S. economist.

  • Coke & Monster melodrama

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses Coca-Cola's 16.7 percent stake in Monster Beverage for about $2.2 billion in cash. Under the agreement Coke will have two directors on Monster's board.

  • Fed inhibiting natural growth: Boockvar

    Peter Boockvar, The Lindsey Group, shares his global market view right now. "I'm in the camp the Fed is inhibiting a natural recovery in the economy," Boockvar says.

  • Traders attempt to decipher whether the bond market or the stock market is sending the right signal, with the release several key reports Friday.

  • Cramer: Latin food on fire

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains how to play the growing demand for Latin American inspired food. Chipotle and Qdoba are among Cramer's favorites.

  • Cramer's play on UPS

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer looks for high quality merchandise that's been put on sale and circles back to the "terrific long-term" story of UPS.

  • In bull market, you get lucky: Cramer

    Does this market have more luck than sense? Mad Money host Jim Cramer provides perspective.

  • Dividend stock rematch: Adami vs. O'Leary

    "Shark Tank's" Kevin O'Leary and FM trader Guy Adami debate the safety in dividend stocks.

  • Coca-Cola, Monster deal to generate growth?

    CNBC.com's John Jannarone outlines reasons for a deal between Coca-Cola and Monster Beverage.

  • Most dangerous shorts

    Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group, looks at the performance of the most heavily shorted stocks in the S&P 1500.

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

    In a weakening global economy, U.S. Treasurys have a lot of fans. Thursday’s $16 billion 30-year bond auction saw demand for a long bond yielding 3.22 percent.

  • US safety play?

    The FM traders discuss concerns over global growth and valuations and if the U.S. is the best place to put money.

  • Message from the bond market

    CNBC's Patti Domm takes a look at buying in the bond market.

  • Putin huge factor on markets: Trader

    Stocks rose Thursday on comments by Vladimir Putin. Jeffrey Mankoff, CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program, and Jon Najarian, Optionmonster.com, provide perspective to the activity.