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.
Fed Decision Day -- And Jamie Dimon Weighs In. Plus: Labor Pains for FedEx, A New Chapter in China's Evergrande Saga and What It Means for Stocks, An Update on DraftKings' $22.4B Takeover Offer, and Marc Benioff Blasts Facebook.
One day after a Wall Street rally fizzled, Carl Quintanilla, Jim Cramer and David Faber discussed the markets' attempt at another surge as fears surrounding Evergrande begin to ease: The Chinese property giant set to make its domestic bond payment on time. The anchors look at whether or not that development means now's a good time to buy into sectors such as materials. Cramer speaks out on why he believes China's President Xi has "overreached" when it comes to crackdowns in his country. Wall Street also bracing for Wednesday afternoon's Fed decision, policy statement and news conference with Chair Jerome Powell. The anchors reacted to JPMorgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon telling CNBC he believes the Fed could be forced into a sharp move next year. Shares of FedEx tumble after the company posted a big quarterly miss on the bottom line and cut guidance, citing the impact of labor shortages and rising costs. Media and streaming also in the spotlight: Brian Roberts, the Chairman and CEO of CNBC parent Comcast, told the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference the company is looking at new partnerships outside of the U.S. for its Peacock service. This comes after Disney CEO Bob Chapek told the conference why his company projects lower subscriber growth in its fiscal fourth quarter. Also in focus: More earnings movers including Adobe -- shares fall despite better-than-expected quarterly results, an update on DraftKings' $22.4-billion takeover offer for U.K.-based sports-betting company Entain, and Salesforce Chair and CEO Marc Benioff blasts Facebook for how it handles misinformation on the social network.
Morning After the Sell-off: Markets Rebound, China's Impact on Stocks, J&J's COVID Booster Shot Data, Uber Revs Up On Profit Outlook, and DraftKings Launches a $20B Takeover Bid
Carl Quintanilla, Jim Cramer and David Faber began the show with a look at a rebound for stocks one day after worries surrounding Chinese property giant Evergrande helped to spark the worst sell-off for the S&P 500 in four months. The anchors discussed whether now is the time to get in on stocks that took a hit due to China exposure. They also highlighted a note from Bank of America which says that Apple "has navigated the China relationship admirably" but added that a "resurgence of national sentiment" could impact iPhone sales. On the pandemic front, Johnson & Johnson out with data showing a booster shot of its COVID-19 vaccine -- given two months after the first dose -- provided 94% protection in the U.S. and 75% globally. Uber shares up sharply on the company's outlook. Carl, Jim and David reacted to Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi's comments to CNBC about why he believes his company is on the track to profitability. They also discussed Uber, Lyft, DoorDash and Airbnb -- all participating in the rebound rally -- and reacted to Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky talking to CNBC about how his company has adapted to travel changes in wake of the pandemic. David Faber reports that DraftKings has made a $20-billion stock and cash takeover offer for U.K.-based online sports betting company Entain. Also in focus: The two-day Fed meeting, plus what to expect from President Biden's first address to the United Nations General Assembly as President of the United States.
Market Sell-off Extends the September Slide: China and the Evergrande Effect -- What Investors Should Do Now. Plus, Treasury Secretary Yellen’s Debt Ceiling Warning, Pfizer's New Data on COVID Vaccines for Kids, and U.S. Plans to Ease Travel Restricti
Carl Quintanilla, Jim Cramer and David Faber kicked off the week with a breakdown of the market sell-off, sparked by worries about contagion from the problems of Chinese property giant Evergrande. The company has hundreds of billions in debt and risks defaulting on a payment this week. The anchors also looked at where this week's Fed meeting, Washington's haggling over the reconciliation bill and the debt ceiling fit into the market picture, with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen saying in an op-ed that Congress' failure to raise the debt limit would result in "economic catastrophe." Cramer calls this a "faux perilous" moment, adding that everything could be contained by "responsible politicians." He also talks about the September slide and how investors should approach what has been historically a rough time of the year for stocks. Carl, Jim and David also discussed Pfizer and BioNTech's announcement of new data showing their COVID vaccine is safe and generates what they call a "robust" immune response in a clinical trial of kids ages 5 to11. The anchors reacted to Pfizer board member and former FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb's comment to CNBC, in which he said a vaccine for kids could be available as early as late October 2021. Also in focus: The U.S. planning to ease travel restrictions for foreign nationals who are vaccinated against COVID, a look ahead to this week's earnings from companies including Nike, why cryptocurrencies are under pressure, and "SPAC-ulation" intensifies.
Making Sense of a Roller Coaster Market Week, EV News from Lucid to Musk to Ford, Mark Cuban Tweets About Regulating Crypto, Biden vs. Manchin, COVID Vaccine Booster Shot Watch, and a Bullish Week for Wall Street Debuts
Carl Quintanilla, Jim Cramer and David Faber cap a roller coaster week for the market with a look at the tug-of-war between economic data versus supply chain issues and what's at stake for stocks. Pfizer and Moderna pushing for COVID vaccine booster shots ahead of a key FDA advisory committee meeting. The anchors reacted to what former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC about the age factor when it comes to administering boosters. Lots of electric vehicle news: Lucid shares extended sharp gains from Thursday, after the Environmental Protection Agency gave one of the startup's luxury sedans a record mileage rating of 520 miles. Tesla CEO Elon Musk complimented Chinese automakers in pre-recorded remarks to a green-vehicle conference in China, while Ford says it is ramping up production of its all-electric F-150 Lightning pickup truck. The anchors also discussed President Biden making the case for hiking taxes on corporations and the wealthy to pay for a $3.5-trillion reconciliation package while facing opposition from Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) who thinks the price tag is too high. Carl, Jim and David reacted to Mark Cuban's tweet that cryptocurrency "regulation built around existing fraud laws is not a bad thing" -- and looked back at what SEC Chair Gary Gensler told them, about crypto during Wednesday's interview. Also in focus: This week's strong Wall Street debuts from the likes of drive-through coffee chain Dutch Bros. and Swiss sneaker company On Holding, a closer look at the size of SPAC redemption, proxy advisor Institutional Shareholder Services recommends a "no" vote on Zoom Video's deal to acquire Five9, and tech CEOs Tim Cook, Elon Musk and Jensen Huang are added to the 2021 "Time 100" list.
Market Reaction to a Surprise Jump in Retail Sales, Elon Musk's SpaceX Makes History, and the Railroad Bidding War Ends: The CEOs of Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern on their $27B Merger Deal. Plus, Sen. Warren's Message: Ban Fed Officials from
Carl Quintanilla and Mike Santoli led of the show with market reaction to government retail sales data for August showing a surprise gain of 0.7%, despite the COVID-19 Delta variant outbreak. They also discussed two Wall Street notes on Delta and the consumer: Bank of America says a pickup in consumer spending could be an "early sign that the Delta-lull is passing and a mini-reopening cycle starting," while J.P. Morgan says several indicators "are pointing to an inflection in the Delta variant, setting up for a powerful holiday season (unlike last year)." At the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Morgan Brennan recapped the historic "Inspiration4" all-civilian flight to orbit launched by Elon Musk's SpaceX -- and looked at how space-related stocks such as Virgin Galactic are reacting to the mission. Morgan also interviewed Canadian Pacific CEO Keith Creel and Kansas City Southern CEO Patrick Ottensmeyer after both railroad operators agreed to merge in a $27-billion deal, bringing an end to a long, drawn-out bidding war for KCS between CP and Canadian National Railway. Also in focus: Cathie Wood's Ark funds reportedly sold more shares of Tesla – this time 81,600 valued at about $62-million, Cisco rises on a growth forecast and upgrades (Carl and Mike react to what the company's CEO Chuck Robbins told CNBC), why shares of American Express, Chipotle and DoorDash saw gains in early trading, the Fed to re-examine ethics rules surrounding stock trading by Fed officials, and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) calls for a ban on Fed officials owning and trading individual stocks.
An Exclusive Interview With SEC Chair Gensler, Reaction to Apple's New iPhone 13, a Double Boost for Microsoft, and Casino Stocks Tumble on the "Macau Effect
SEC Chair Gary Gensler joined "Squawk on the Street" for an exclusive interview. David Faber, Jim Cramer and Carl Quintanilla discussed a wide range of topics with Gensler: Cryptocurrency, Robinhood - specifically in terms of a potential payment for order flow ban - the SPAC market, China and finally the Archegos fallout and the market for total return swaps. As for the market action, the anchors took a closer look at Apple one day after the company's product launch event featuring the new iPhone 13 lineup and other devices. Also in focus: Microsoft boosts its dividend by 11-percent and approves a $60-billion stock buyback program, casino stocks in the U.S. and Hong Kong tumble again on worries about tighter regulations in Macau, the natural gas price rally rolls on, Canadian National will not improve its offer to buy Kansas City Southern, and fallout for Facebook on a report that says company research shows the social network knows Instagram is toxic for teen girls.