Economic Forecasting


  • Fed 'easier' than before the taper: Strategist  Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | 6:37 AM ET

    What economic factors may play into the Fed's decision to taper further, with Lou Brien, DRW Trading strategist, and Kevin Giddis, Raymond James.

  • Debating dollar strength  Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 | 2:45 PM ET

    Discussing global stories impacting the U.S. Dollar, with Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management; Ed Ponsi, Barchetta Capital Management; and CNBC's Sara Eisen. Barchetta thinks the U.S. Dollar will be weak next year.

  • Pullback ahead? Stock picks for 2014  Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 | 2:22 PM ET

    Dissecting current market action and a historical pullback pattern, with Nicole Urken, The Street, and Bill Nichols, Cantor Fitzgerald.

  • Investment spending will come back in 2014: Pro  Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013 | 6:51 AM ET

    Discussing the Fed's decision to taper in January, and the market's next step, with Kevin Cummins of UBS, and John Lonski of Moody's.

  • Benefitting from 'tax-loss selling'  Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 2:18 PM ET

    Discussing the race to sell the "losers" in your portfolio just before year's end, with Timothy Maurer, Financial Consulate.

  • Ed Morse: More supply across commodities  Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 12:24 PM ET

    Discussing the current state of demand for commodities, with Ed Morse, Citi global head of commodities research. He says "we're having significantly more supply across most commodities, and demand is not rising at the rate it was," he explains.

  • Decent year for housing ahead?  Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 4:25 PM ET

    The Fed announced it will begin to taper in January. Christopher Mayer, New York Fed Visiting Scholar says he is bullish on housing construction. CNBC's Steve Liesman and Stephanie Link debate the housing environment.

  • Calamos on long-term economy  Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 4:18 PM ET

    How should investors interpret the Fed's decision to pull back on its bond purchases, with John Calamos of Calamos Investments.

  • Set for a 'slow steady up': Pro  Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 2:17 PM ET

    Will we see a Christmas rally? Michael Farr of Farr, Miller and Washington, and Bill Smead of Smead Capital Management, discuss current market conditions.

  • The end of easy money  Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 1:10 PM ET

    If the Fed decides to taper on Wednesday, how should you invest? Andrew Slimmon, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, and Gary Thayer, Wells Fargo Advisors, discuss the potential market impact.

  • Most hated bull markets of all time: Pro  Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 4:17 PM ET

    The Associated Press-GfK poll shows 39 percent predict stocks will drop next year and only 14 percent of respondents think the markets will finish the year higher. Hank Smith, Haverford Investments, and Scott Carmack, Leader Capital, provide insight.

  • Implications of China's demographic changes  Sunday, 15 Dec 2013 | 7:21 PM ET

    Jake Lynch, Head of Emerging Leaders Asia at Macquarie Securities, sees the most interesting opportunities coming from China's aging population, despite relaxation of the country's one-child policy.

  • 'Santa Claus rally' all year: Pro  Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 4:14 PM ET

    Will investors see handsome returns in their holiday stockings? CNBC contributor Ron Insana, and Meg Green of Meg Green & Associates CEO, discuss the current environment headed into 2014.

  • Best bet for under $20  Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 2:14 PM ET

    All-star stock pickers Matthew McCormick of Bahl & Gaynor Investment Counsel, and Michael Vogelzang of Boston Advisors president & CIO, share their top stock picks for budgets of $20, $50 and $100.

  • Buying a home won¿t be cheaper in 2014: Pro  Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 2:06 PM ET

    Looking ahead to the housing market in 2014, with Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, and Bob Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets homebuilding analyst. Wetenhall is buying the suppliers.

  • I'm very, very bullish: O'Leary  Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 4:01 PM ET

    Where the markets are headed, with Kevin O'Leary of O'Leary Funds, and CNBC contributor Carol Roth.

  • We have to fear 'lack of fear': Pro  Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 2:02 PM ET

    Are we out of the crisis? Dan Greenhaus, BTIG; Adam Grimes, Waverly Advisors CIO; and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Herb Greenberg discuss.

  • What's making customers angry?  Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 1:46 PM ET

    Discussing whether the economic crisis is really over, GM's incoming CEO and a new study on customer rage, with Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit."

  • Economic challenges not over: Pro  Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 1:35 PM ET

    Discussing long-term challenges to the economy and the budget, with Former U.S. Treasury auto advisor and Chairman of Willett Advisors Steven Rattner.

  • Taper could hurt emerging markets: Carlyle co-CEO  Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 1:07 PM ET

    Carlyle Group co-founder and co-CEO William Conway discusses how the taper could hurt the emerging markets, and where his company is planning on investing in 2014.