Economic Forecasting


  • Range bound in fixed income world: Cantor CEO  Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 1:09 PM ET

    Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Shawn Matthews thinks the equity market can continue to rise. He also thinks growth stocks will continue to do well.

  • eBay has a great balance sheet: Pro  Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    Which growth stocks should investors latch onto now? Sarat Sethi, Douglas C. Lane & Associates, shares his forecast for General Motors, eBay, growth sectors and Europe.

  • Bundesbank raises growth outlook for Germany Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 3:11 AM ET

    Germany's Bundesbank raised its forecast for growth of the euro zone's largest economy this year and next on Friday.

  • Systemic falsification of jobs data doubtful: Pro  Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 4:18 PM ET

    Diana Furchtgott-Roth of Manhattan Institute weighs in on the impact possible false jobs data has on the overall unemployment rate. CNBC's Eamon Javers, weighs in.

  • Unemployment-rate math  Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 4:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers provide insight into the process used to calculate the unemployment rate. He says officials will not reveal how much fraud is found in the numbers.

  • Concerns over jobs data  Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 1:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman and Eamon Javers provide insight into how the Fed will examine Friday's jobs data.

  • Market increasingly comfortable with taper: Pro  Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    How the market is preparing for a potential taper, with David Sadkin, Bel Air Investment Advisors, and CNBC contributor Joe LaVorgna.

  • Greenblatt's payroll prediction: 224,000 jobs  Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 12:49 PM ET

    Unique insight into Friday's jobs data, with Bill Greenblatt, Sterling Infosystems founder and CEO.

  • Growth needs to be greater: Engler  Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 2:24 PM ET

    A new survey shows CEOs are feeling more optimistic about the economy. Business Roundtable president John Engler says growth needs to be greater than current outlooks.

  • Reasonable optimism for budget deal  Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 2:22 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on the details of a potential budget deal in Washington.

  • Would love to see more volatility: Pro  Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 2:17 PM ET

    When the Fed may decide to taper, and how to position yourself for the rest of the year, with Scott Wren, Wells Fargo, and Robert Pavlik, Banyan Partners.

  • Madigan talks US, Japan & Europe for 2014  Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    Looking ahead to 2014, with Richard Madigan, JPMorgan Private Bank CIO. He says 2014 may see a "rocket start" if the government doesn't get in the way.

  • UBS analyst upgrades Apple  Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 10:20 AM ET

    Steve Milunovich, UBS technology strategist, upgraded Apple to "buy," and raised his price target on the stock. He explains his upgrade, and why concern about the cloud may keep cloud computing vendors under pressure.

  • Cashin: Taper may take until June  Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    Has the market factored in a near-term taper? Art Cashin of UBS, shares his economic forecast.

  • Ascena CEO: Customer is being 'really selective'  Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 8:16 AM ET

    David Jaffe, Ascena Retail Group president & CEO, thinks his company is "well positioned," and discusses the difficult retail environment in 2013.

  • Minerd: Liquidity will push economy higher  Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 8:05 AM ET

    Dissecting current economic conditions, and what the ratio between market cap to GDP means for investors, with Guggenheim Partners' global CIO Scott Minerd.

  • Investors have to be realistic: Pro  Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 6:13 AM ET

    Dissecting current market conditions, and how investors may look ahead to 2014, with Rich Steinberg, Steinberg Global Asset Management, and David Joy, Ameriprise Financial.

  • Consumers seeking a 'new hook': Analyst  Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 10:25 AM ET

    Discussing how to invest in retailers just after Black Friday, and how to interpret shopping data, with Laura Champine, Canaccord Genuity retail analyst, and Ed Yruma, KeyBanc Capital Markets retail analyst.

  • NRF: 131 million to shop on Cyber Monday  Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 10:08 AM ET

    FedEx projects that Cyber Monday will be the busiest shipping day ever, CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports.

  • Earnings likely to grow: Kostin  Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 10:03 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs' chief U.S. equity strategist David Kostin, says earnings are likely to grow for 2014. He thinks portfolio managers and investors should follow this positive trend.