U.S. Business Day Power Lunch


  • Power Play: Too early to buy energy in 2016 Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 1:30 PM ET
    Oil worker near pump jack

    How low can oil go in 2016?

  • An oil pump jack in the oil town of Gonzales, Texas.

    Oil rebounded by nearly 3 percent on Tuesday, halting a slide to 11-year lows, ahead of a key Fed meeting.

  • Wall St. expects three more rate hikes in '16: Survey Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Janet Yellen

    Markets expect the Fed to hike interest rates in December and as many as three more times next year, according to the CNBC Fed Survey.

  • Bill Gross: High-yield pain is start of something Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 6:27 PM ET
    Financial bonds up close

    "There's no doubt going forward that it's a changed world in terms of liquidity," bond expert Bill Gross told CNBC.

  • Junk bonds: Perfect storm or relatively healthy? Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 6:11 PM ET
    Storm in Chicago

    With one well-known high-yield bond mutual fund on the rocks already, this time of the year could be the "perfect storm."

  • A worker walks among pipes and valves at the Dashava natural gas facility in Dashava, Ukraine.

    Natural gas plunged dramatically to a 13-year low Monday, and traders say it's going to get a lot worse before it gets better.

  • High-yield breakdown Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 2:52 PM ET
    High-yield breakdown

    Everyone's watching the high-yield bond market today, and CNBC's Dominic Chu breaks down the performance of high-yield ETFs.

  • Trading Nation: Nat gas hits 13-year low Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 2:41 PM ET
    Trading Nation: Nat gas hits 13-year low

    Stephen Schork, The Schork Report, and Chris Verrone, Strategas Research, discuss natural gas' precipitous fall and how warm temperatures will keep on pressuring the price.

  • Massachusetts investigates Third Avenue Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 2:38 PM ET
    Massachusetts investigates Third Avenue fund

    The State of Massachusetts has announced it will investigate Third Avenue after a high-yield bond fund announced it would shut down this weekend.

  • Street Talk: FTNT, FDX & more Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 2:31 PM ET
    Street Talk: FTNT, FDX & more

    "Power Lunch" hosts Melissa Lee and Brian Sullivan look at 5 stocks with analyst recommendations, including FedEx and Kimberly-Clark.

  • Has oil bottomed? Maybe, maybe not Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 2:30 PM ET
    Has oil bottomed? Maybe, maybe not

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on the oil market's close, live from the floor of the NYMEX.

  • CNBC update: Deer trapped in house Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 2:29 PM ET
    CNBC update: Deer trapped in house

    A new NBC news poll says Hillary Clinton would beat Ted Cruz and Donald Trump in a general election. And A deer gets into an Arkansas home after jumping through a window.

  • More bond fund liquidations on the way? Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 2:17 PM ET
    More bond fund liquidations on the way?

    Scott Minerd, Guggenheim Partners CIO, looks at the liquidation of the Third Avenue high-yield bond fund this weekend and whether more could be on the way.

  • High-yield's ripple effect Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 2:12 PM ET
    High-yield's ripple effect

    Tim Seymour, Fast Money contributor, discusses why oil and high-yield are rattling markets today.

  • Nat gas under $2 Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 2:10 PM ET
    Nat gas under $2

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on oil and natural gas's volatile day, live from the NYMEX.

  • Gross: There's a price for illiquidity Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 2:01 PM ET
    Bill Gross

    Bill Gross, Portfolio Manager - Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund, Janus, on illiquidity in the bond markets, as well as how the Fed will approach raising interest rates.

  • Low risk, high yield bets Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 3:38 PM ET
    A trader signals an offer in the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) in Chicago.

    Don't fear the junk bond market

  • 11th day of Fed-mas Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 1:55 PM ET
    11th day of Fed-mas

    CNBC's Dominic Chu looks at which trades typically perform well during a rate hike, according to Kensho data.

  • Tear gas in parliament Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 1:50 PM ET
    Tear gas in parliament

    A parliament member used tear gas to clear the room in Kosovo.

  • How to succeed in high yield Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 1:42 PM ET
    Ways to succeed in high yield

    Discussing stress in the high yield market, and ways to keep protected in your investments, with Gershon Distenfeld, AllianceBernstein Income Fund.

About Power Lunch

  • CNBC's Tyler Mathisen and Brian Sullivan take you through the heart of the business day focusing on real-time market coverage, breaking news and up-to-the-instant stock moving information. "Power Lunch" delves into the economy, the markets, real estate, media and technology – any place where there’s money to be made. The program features daily contributions from Melissa Lee at the NASDAQ MarketSite's Times Square studio and coverage from CNBC’s Post 9 position on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as well as from CNBC’s bureaus around the world. "Power Lunch" also showcases the best stories of the day from CNBC's roster of top-notch digital and television journalists.

Contact Power Lunch

  • Showtimes

    Monday - Friday 1-3P ET


Follow Power Lunch

Power Pitch