The opening hour of CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” with Carl Quintanilla, Jim Cramer and David Faber is broadcast from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, on site at the opening bell with the up-to-the-minute news investors need to know and interviews with the most influential Chief Executive Officers and greatest market minds.
Markets and Retail Stocks Rally, Broadcom Buys VMWare in $61B Deal, and Musk Commitment Boosts Twitter 5/26/22
Carl Quintanilla, David Faber and Leslie Picker discussed the markets extending Wednesday's gains. Retail among the bright spots toward the end for what has been a rough month for the sector: Shares of Dollar Tree, Dollar General and Macy's each up double-digits in reaction to quarterly results. In M&A news, Broadcom has agreed to acquire VMWare for $61 billion in cash and stock. Also on the tech front, Nvidia and Snowflake slide, Elon Musk says he will commit more of his wealth to finance his $44 billion Twitter takeover deal, and Apple reportedly plans to keep 2022 iPhone production levels below analyst forecasts in wake of China COVID lockdowns and supply chain issues.
The Dow's Win Streak vs. Historic Weakness, Playing Beaten-Down Tech, and the Ackman Rate Debate 5/25/22
Carl Quintanilla, David Faber and Mike Santoli discussed how investors should view market volatility with the Dow in the midst of a three-day winning streak and mega-cap tech seeing valuations slashed. They also explored growth worries versus
inflation fears, as well as Wall Street's recession debate. Jefferies analyst Brent Thill joined the discussion about how investors should play the beaten-down tech sector. Also in focus: Billionaire investor Bill Ackman's tweet storm about short-term interest rates and stocks, Apple and China COVID lockdowns, retail earnings winners and losers, Nelson Peltz's Trian explores taking over Wendy's, and the battle for ExxonMobil one year later -- as the company kicks off its annual shareholder meeting.
Snap Plunges and Drags Down Tech, Markets Fall After Monday Rally, and Retail Earnings Parade Pains and Gains 5/24/22
Carl Quintanilla, David Faber and Mike Santoli led off the show with a look at shares of Snap tumbling and falling below its
2017 IPO price on the company’s profit warning. The anchors reacted to Snap's news dragging down social media stocks including Twitter, Pinterest and Facebook parent Meta Platforms. How might Twitter's decline impact Elon Musk's takeover bid for the company? Also in focus: Markets pulling back after Monday's rally, Best Buy rises and Abercrombie & Fitch plummets on earnings news, sources tell David that Broadcom is in talks to pay in the $140/share range for VMWare, plus a look at Jim Cramer's "green thumb."
Markets Seek a "Green Week," Broadcom-VMWare Talks, Starbucks to Exit Russia, and How Low Can Tesla Shares Go? 5/23/22
Carl Quintanilla, David Faber and Mike Santoli discussed the markets looking to start the week on a positive note after the S&P 500 extended its weekly losing streak to seven on Friday. The anchors explored which sectors could help turn the tide. They also reacted to President Biden's comments on the economy: He said a recession in the U.S. is not inevitable. On the M&A front: sources say chipmaker Broadcom is in advanced talks to acquire VMWare, whose shares surged on that news. Also in focus: Starbucks decides to exit its Russia business, What Jamie Dimon said at JPMorgan Chase's "Investor Day", and Tesla shares down 40% since Elon Musk disclosed his stake in Twitter last month. Is Tesla a buying opportunity?
Friday Markets: Have We Found the Bottom? ... And Cramer Says Buy Amazon and Defense Stocks 05/20/22
With the markets on track for another weekly decline, Carl Quintanilla, Jim Cramer and David Faber discussed stocks looking to rebound and whether this might indicate a bottom. The anchors also reacted to Amazon's nearly 30% decline from a month ago and Citi taking the stock off of its "Focus List." Jim explains why he believes Amazon is a buy at current levels -- and feels the same way about the defense sector. Also in focus: China cuts a key interest rate, Deere tumbles despite an earnings beat,
Ross Stores joins the list of retailers getting crushed, Palo Alto leads a security stocks rally and Elon Musk strikes back against sexual harassment allegations.
Extending the Market Sell-off, Cisco CEO On the Company's Weak Outlook, and Elon Musk Calls ESG a "Scam." 5/19/22
Carl Quintanilla, Jim Cramer and David Faber explored what to make of the markets extending losses after Wednesday's massive sell-off: The worst for the Dow and S&P 500 since 2020. Jim offers his takeaway for investors. Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins joined the anchors on set for an exclusive interview: They discussed his company's guidance that slammed the stock -- and where the COVID lockdown in China and the war in Ukraine fit into the picture. Also in focus: Navigating inflation and exposure to China, Elon Musk's Twitter rant about Tesla being removed from an S&P ESG index, and Melvin Capital to unwind funds after suffering major losses from meme stocks.