Host Jim Cramer believes that there is always a bull market somewhere, and he wants to help you find it. "Mad Money" takes viewers inside the mind of one of Wall Street's most respected and successful money managers for free. Jim is your personal guide through the confusing jungle of Wall Street investing, navigating through opportunities and pitfalls with one goal in mind -- to help you make money. "Mad Money" features the unmatched, fiery opinions of Jim Cramer and the popular Lightning Round, in which Cramer gives his buy, sell and hold opinions on stocks to callers.
Airing live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, "Squawk Alley" brings viewers everything they need to know when it comes to the intersection of Wall Street and technology. From prominent names in the venture capital world to executives from tech companies and disruptors that are reshaping how the world operates, viewers hear the news from here first. "Squawk Alley" is the place where stories of innovation and disruption collide with capital markets and the global economy.
Airing before the stock markets even open, "Squawk Box" is a morning news and talk program on which the biggest names in business and politics discuss the day's stories. Anchored since late 2005 by Joe Kernen and Becky Quick, the series features reports from Washington, Silicon Valley, London and Hong Kong. "Squawk Box" is for everyone from the professional trader to the casual investor. Notable people from the worlds of business and politics often appear on the show as "guest hosts," questioning guests and offering their opinions on topics discussed.
"Adventure Capitalists" can succinctly be described as "Shark Tank" for outdoor enthusiasts. In each hourlong episode, hopeful entrepreneurs pitch the investors -- the titular "adventure capitalists" -- their ideas for new outdoor products. The investors then head out into the world, going on expeditions through a variety of challenging terrains, to experience the products firsthand to see if they live up to the entrepreneurs' claims. If the tests are successful, the potential backers can choose to make a large investment in each product. The investors who have the option to change the entrepreneurs' lives include former NFL player and TV host Dhani Jones, former Olympic skier Jeremy Bloom and American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson East.
Since coming to the United States from Ireland in 1990, real estate mogul Sean Conlon has worked hard to achieve the American dream. The Chicago-based developer has built up a large portfolio of properties and become a multimillionaire in the process. Now he's using his wealth and experience to help others in need. Conlon comes to the aid of struggling property investors whose projects are failing, putting them on the verge of financial ruin. He infuses each project with his own cash, but that lifeline isn't free as he gets a piece of the property and a percentage of the profits in return. With a deal reached, Conlon does whatever is needed to get the property out of the red, even if doing so requires getting rid of the existing contractors and doing the work himself. He falls back on all of his experience to get the properties, which range from single-family homes to multiunit developments, back on track and headed toward the finish line.
"The Job Interview" is an observational series that takes viewers inside the interview room as real candidates are put through real interviews. The clothes that are worn, the words that are spoken and even the expression on their faces can create a line in the sand between failure and success. In the end, the grit and determination that candidates express can make or break it as only one of them will be extended an offer.
Being the chairman and CEO of multibillion-dollar corporation Camping World takes up a lot of Marcus Lemonis' time. But when he's not running the company, he's searching for struggling businesses in need of cash. Lemonis tries to help turn each company around by offering cash for a piece of the business and a percentage of the profits. Now he's bringing that process to TV with this series, in which he puts millions of dollars of his own money on the line. Once he's working with the company, he does whatever is necessary to save the business and make a profit for himself -- even if it means firing the president. Although some of his changes could be considered radical, the companies should be willing to go along with them because in the last 10 years, Lemonis has successfully turned around more than 100 companies. To quote the not-so-humble Lemonis, "When I have skin in the game, my way is the only way your business will survive."
"Secret Lives of the Super Rich" perhaps can be summed up as: " `Cribs,' featuring people who probably have never used the word to describe their homes." The series opens the gates to some of the world's most-luxurious mansions to give viewers VIP access to a world that is usually open only to the wealthiest of the wealthy. Featured abodes include the largest home in America, a $150 million megamansion and exclusive properties in the nation's richest town.
The "one percent" has become a synonym for America's very wealthy. The upper echelon of that already-elite group -- per this show -- is the "filthy rich." Each half hour spotlights how the latter spend: lavish parties, expensive electronics, outrageous mansions, private islands. Billionaires featured include entrepreneur Charles Shaker, who had a $500,000 bar tab in Monte Carlo; business magnate Mukesh Ambani, whose house -- valued at $1 billion -- may be the world's largest; and Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison, who bought a Hawaiian island for nearly $500 million. Though extreme to most folks, these people have the money and aren't afraid to spend it.
After retiring from his perch atop the late-night TV ratings in 2014, comedian Jay Leno has more time to partake in one of his passions: collecting cars. That is the focus of "Jay Leno's Garage," which showcases the "Tonight Show" veteran's journey throughout America as he searches for unique rides and the stories behind them. Leno explores different aspects of automobiles, including the history of iconic brands, testing supercars, checking out the latest innovations, and even offering consumer advice. He also talks with fellow gearheads, including celebrities, to learn about their collections. Leno says cars, to him, are "kinetic artwork" -- rather than being stagnant, it is art that is "rolling down the highway."
Since launching "The Profit" in 2013, serial entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis has expanded his portfolio of businesses significantly, having invested in a number of companies on the series. Now, he's searching for a partner who can help him manage his rapidly expanding empire. To find that person, Marcus is sticking with the same format that has led to his business expansion: a reality show. Although thousands of hopefuls from across America applied for the position, only 10 people have been invited to Chicago to take part in the final interview process, which plays out over the course of five episodes of "The Partner." At stake for the contestant who ultimately emerges victorious is the aforementioned role with Lemonis' company, which includes a $500,000 contract and an equity stake in the enterprise. Lemonis says he is looking for someone with the same drive and passion as the entrepreneurs with whom he has partnered.
New Orleans-based real estate developer Sidney Torres has developed properties totaling hundreds of millions of dollars in his career. With this series, he offers his expertise -- and money - to help distressed developers who need assistance. After striking a deal with the property owner, which includes getting a piece of the property and a percentage of the profits, Torres does whatever is needed to get the property out of the red, even if doing so requires getting rid of the existing contractors and doing the work himself. Torres falls back on all of his experience to get the properties, which range from single-family homes to multiunit developments, back on track.
As chairman and CEO of hospitality company Landry's, Inc., Tilman Fertitta is in charge of a number of nationally known dining and entertainment brands, including Morton's The Steakhouse and Golden Nugget Hotels & Casinos. With these and other businesses under his purview, he has tremendous buying power with an annual budget of $2 billion, and he's looking to use it to help American small businesses highlighted in this series. In each episode, he spends time with two small businesses, sampling their products and getting to know their owners. After sharing his expertise and pushing for improvements to the firms' products, Fertitta decides whether to place a significant purchase order with one of the companies, both or neither. When Fertitta chooses a company with which to place an order, it can transform not only the business but also its owners' lives. Failure to secure an order from Fertitta, on the other hand, could be the end of the road.
"Power Lunch" takes you through the heart of the business day, focusing on real-time market coverage, breaking news and up-to-the-instant stock information. The show 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 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" showcases the best stories of the day from CNBC's roster of digital and television journalists.
A lively hour of exchange and debate takes place among four of Wall Street's leading traders. Segments include a look at the day's business-related stories in Page Two; the Takedown, in which panelists disagree and argue their points; the Chart of the Day, which offers a look at the stock of the day; and Trade School, in which host Melissa Lee defines Wall Street jargon used by a panelist or a guest.
Stacy Keach narrates this dissection of the dark side of the American Dream, a survey of how far some people go to become rich, no matter the cost to themselves and those around them. Real-life cases are reviewed and involve such criminal activity as credit card scams, identity theft, counterfeiting and Ponzi schemes.
Anything can happen between the bells of the trading day. But what happens during the last hour could be what matters most. CNBC's "Closing Bell" guides viewers through that important hour and takes a close-up look at how the markets are moving, what's driving them and how investors are reacting. Live coverage includes reports from the CME Group, NASDAQ and the NYSE. Analysts, money managers and CEOs explain their strategies, share opinions, and provide an inside perspective on breaking news stories. In addition, "Closing Bell" provides instant analysis of corporate profit reports, as soon as they break, during the quarterly earning seasons. Features include interviews with entrepreneurs, plus an inside look at how executives and high net worth individuals spend their time and money.
Anchor Wilfred Frost informs viewers about business stories that have global significance. The conversations include analysis of business and investor trends in international markets. Covering local stories with international significance, reports come in from sites such as New York, Mumbai, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Shanghai and Dubai, and special guests appear.
"Squawk on the Street" is headquartered live on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, where the all-important opening bell rings every day. With the exclusive Eye on the Floor wireless cameras at the NYSE, CNBC takes viewers onto the floor of the exchange, right to the posts where the biggest companies in the world trade. In addition, the exclusive Tick by Tick charts track the action of every trade of every stock. The show also features exclusive coverage from the floor of the CME Group in Chicago, giving viewers the treasury, currency and commodity action in real time. In addition, "Squawk on the Street" is on the air when the closing bells ring throughout Europe, which has proven to be very volatile and has a major impact on all U.S.-based markets.
"Options Action" features option traders from some of the top firms on Wall Street. Each week, they gather for a fast-paced, half-hour show that focuses on how to increase profits and limit losses using common option techniques. Fresh from the trading desk, the "Options Action" panel demystifies the daunting terminology often used when talking about options and simplifies this fast-growing and crucial corner of the market.