Economic Forecasting


  • Stocks Slump to End the Week     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 7:26 PM ET

    Discussing today's weak trading session, with Jim Lacamp, UBS senior VP of investments, weighs in. "I am very optimistic, I think we're going to have one more selloff, and sometime this Fall, we'll see our opportunity," says Lacamp.

  • Discussing whether decent earnings, or fears of slowing growth matter more to investors, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan and the Options Action traders.

  • Economy Out of the Woods?     Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow reports on the best news out of the housing market in 4 years; and Arthur Laffer of Laffer Associates, provides perspective on the U.S. economy. In discussing areas of the economy that need fixing, Laffer says, "We need tax reform just like we had in 1986."

  • Rep. Spencer Bachus on Stimulus & Taxes     Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 4:20 PM ET

    Rep. Spencer Bachus explains why he tried to debunk Sen. Charles Schumer's need for more economic stimulus.

  • Talking Numbers: Bid on eBay?     Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 3:31 PM ET

    Shares of eBay are up sharply ahead of its big earnings release this afternoon. Enis Taner, RiskReversal.com, discusses what the charts say about how to invest in the stock.

  • Bernanke on Libor Flaws     Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 7:56 PM ET

    Dick Bove, Rochdale Securities banking analyst, discusses the details of the Libor rate-rigging scandal, and also remarks on Fed Chairman Bernanke's statements regarding the scandal.

  • Do We Need More QE3?     Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 1:07 PM ET

    Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), discusses Fed Chairman Bernanke's testimony on Capitol Hill today, and whether the CFTC is at fault for the collapse of Peregrine Financial Group.

  • Bernanke & Beyond     Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 1:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the details of Fed chairman Bernanke's testimony this morning, and CNBC's Rick Santelli reacts to interest rate manipulation.

  • Economic Fears Deepen     Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    Has the economy recovered during Obama's presidency, and is it going to get better or worse? David Goldman, Macro-Strategy; Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank; and Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial, share their opinions.

  • Discussing which economic data investors should be watching tomorrow, with Rick Fier, Conifer Securities; John Spallanzani, GFI Group; and Eric Marshall, Hodges Capital Management.

  • Investors Waiting on Bernanke?     Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 4:06 PM ET

    How will tomorrow's flurry of earnings reports and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech move the markets? Leo Grohowski, BNY Mellon Wealth Management; Dan McMahon, Raymond James; and CNBC's Rick Santelli, provide perspective.

  • How to Play Tomorrow's Earnings     Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 1:39 PM ET

    Intel and Coca-Cola are among the companies reporting earnings tomorrow. Dani Hughes of Divine Capital Markets, shares investment strategies.

  • Ahead of Johnson & Johnson's Earnings     Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 1:12 PM ET

    Forecasting Johnson & Johnson's earnings report tomorrow, with CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Where's the Consumer?     Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 1:06 PM ET

    Retail spending is now down three months in a row, and the IMF has lowered its global growth forecast on big declines in emerging markets, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • IMF Downgrades Global Growth     Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 9:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the data on the IMF's forecast for global growth, including the downside risks from Europe's financial crisis and the U.S. "fiscal cliff."

  • How 'Healthy' is U.S. Economy?     Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 10:45 AM ET

    Greg Ip, "The Little Book of Economics" author, explains why he is optimistic about the U.S. economy, despite a weaker-than-expected June jobs report and political stalemates.

  • Tomorrow in 30: Jobs, Earnings & Markets     Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 4:50 PM ET

    All eyes on initial jobless claims data tomorrow, and Stephanie Link, TheStreet; Quint Tatro; Tatro Capital; and Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus, discuss what else investors should be watching.

  • Big Market Movers in Today's Session     Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 3:55 PM ET

    Taking the pulse of today's trading session minutes before the closing bell, with Danielle Hughes, Divine Capital founder/CEO; CNBC contributor Richard Bernstein; and CNBC's Brian Shactman. "Earnings are likely to be disappointing again," says Bernstein.

  • Apple Playbook Ahead of Earnings     Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Apple is set to report its Q3 earnings on July 24, with the FMHR traders; and 2012 has been a rough year for hedge funds, but what are the catalysts? David Bailin, Citi Private Bank, offers insight.

  • Top States for Business     Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 2:30 PM ET

    CNBC study uses public data to grade all 50 states, with CNBC's Scott Cohn.