Economic Forecasting


  • Fed may begin taper next meeting: Goolsbee  Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 7:03 AM ET

    Former Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Austan Goolsbee discusses when the Fed may decide to taper. "I think there is at least a 50 percent chance the Fed decides to taper at the next meeting," he says. JPMorgan's Thomas Lee, weighs in.

  • Chinese leaders meet over reform agenda  Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 6:38 AM ET

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports from Beijing where China's ruling party is preparing to reveal its reform agenda for the next decade. President Xi Jinping is trying to find a way for China to rely on consumption instead of investment.

  • The S&P 500 is up 24 percent in 2013. Thomas Lee, JPMorgan chief U.S. equity strategist, shares his economic forecast for cyclical stocks currently trading at low multiples.

  • Tomorrow In :30  Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 4:53 PM ET

    What to watch in tomorrow's trading session, with Oliver Pursche, Gary Goldberg Financial, and Pete Benson, Beacon Capital Management.

  • Far from contrarian indicator on retail flows: Pro  Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 11:38 AM ET

    Where the retail investor is putting their money now, with Sam Stovall, S&P Capital IQ, and Scott Wren Wells Fargo Advisors. "I still don't think we have a majority of retail investors in the market," explains Stovall.

  • WTI will drift weaker into Q4: Pro  Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 11:06 AM ET

    Calling the next move in oil is Addison Armstrong of Tradition Energy. "I think the markets got a little ahead of themselves last week as Brent was off really sharply," he says.

  • Really hasn't been major hit from shutdown: Hatzius  Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 10:39 AM ET

    Discussing current economic activity, and the next move for equities, with Goldman Sachs chief economist Jan Hatzius.

  • Baseline for Fed taper is March: Hatzius  Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 10:38 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs Chief Economist Jan Hatzius says it is "more likely" the Fed will want to begin taper plans as early as March after the chair transition.

  • More risk to bonds than equities: Pro  Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 10:26 AM ET

    People are buying the dips into year end, explains Jeffrey Solomon, Cowen & Company CEO. "Equities are reasonably valued," he says.

  • Eyeing Iran talks; Crude futures mixed  Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 10:26 AM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on the international talks between Iran and the P5+1 group. Also, China's October industrial production number came in better-than-expected.

  • Bernanke: 'Awful lot of slack' in labor market Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | 6:21 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Fed. Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Friday that there was still an "awful lot of slack" in the labor market, but said that economic data doesn't provide an accurate measure.

  • Tomorrow In :30  Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 4:52 PM ET

    What to watch in tomorrow's trading session, with Michael Pepe, JHS Capital Advisors, and Matthew Roddy, Rockland Trust.

  • Tomorrow In :30  Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 4:53 PM ET

    What to watch in tomorrow's trading session, with Jeff Taylor, Digital Risk Management.

  • Tomorrow In :30  Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 4:53 PM ET

    What to watch in tomorrow's trading session, with Jimmy Lee, Strategic Wealth Associates, and Oliver Pursche, Gary Goldberg Financial Services.

  • K-Mart, Sears to open 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving  Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    Anticipating Thanksgiving and Black Friday madness and the state of the consumer with Jan Kniffen of Worldwide Enterprises.

  • Tapering will be pushed back to March: Pro  Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    Is Janet Yellen going to be the "empress of the doves?" Alan Valdes and Warren Meyers of DME Securities, discuss their Fed and economic forecasts.

  • Tomorrow In :30  Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 4:53 PM ET

    What to watch in tomorrow's trading session, with Robert Smalley, UBS; Vince Lowry, Revenue Shares; and Jim Kee, South Texas Money Management.

  • Dow, S&P 500 close at record highs  Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 7:52 PM ET

    Discussing why stocks are going up, and the state of consumer spending, with Michael Holland, Holland and Company, and Michael Ozanian, Forbes Magazine.

  • Apple's cash solution?  Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 4:51 PM ET

    Discussing the risks involved for companies who hold too much cash, and what Apple can do to make use of it, with Chris Cordaro, RegentAtlantic Capital CEO & CIO, and Max Wolff, ZT Wealth senior analyst.

  • I want an Apple television: Shareholder  Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 4:44 PM ET

    Apple shareholders Ross Gerber, Gerber Kawasaki CEO, and David Pearl, Epoch Investment Partners executive vp, discuss Apple's stock price and what they think about Icahn's proposed buyback.