Economic Forecasting


  • Sequester Good For the Economy?     Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 4:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow thinks the automatic spending cuts scheduled to kick in March 1 will be good for the economy; while Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, explains why he disagrees.

  • Beginning of a Correction?     Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Discussing whether today's downturn in the market was a fluke, with Peter Sorrentino, Huntington Asset Advisors; Alan Gale, Ridgeworth Capital Management; Michael Jones, Riverfront Investment Group; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Where's the Correction?     Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 3:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Jeff Cox thinks a market correction is closer than investors may think, while Rich Bernstein, CEO of Richard Bernstein Advisors, disagrees and makes the case for the bull market.

  • Yahoo Unveils New Home Page Design     Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 3:15 PM ET

    Discussing Yahoo's new home page, and when its CEO Marissa Mayer's changes at the tech giant will begin to pay off, with Ben Schachter, Macquarie Securities senior internet analyst and Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management.

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    Dissecting the latest market action, with Frank Barbera, Sierra Investment Management; Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities; and CNBC's Seema Mody and Bob Pisani.

  • Energy Plays For Your Portfolio     Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 2:46 PM ET

    Jill Cuniff, Edge Asset Management, explains why energy stocks like Kinder Morgan and Union Pacific have room to go higher.

  • Owens Corning CEO on Housing     Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 2:07 PM ET

    Owens Corning CEO Michael Thaman discusses quarterly earnings, and the state of the housing market. "We believe we will begin to grow in 2013, and we'll probably have a 3-4 year run where we could see 10-15 percent growth," he says.

  • Gasoline Prices on the Rise     Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 1:33 PM ET

    Discussing the impact higher gas prices might have on stocks and the consumer, with Suze Orman, The Suze Orman Show and CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Metals Lower Across Board, 'Death Cross' Ahead?     Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 1:32 PM ET

    Silver, copper, platinum and palladium are all lower today by 1-4 percent, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Next Hot Sector For An M&A Deal     Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 4:44 PM ET

    OfficeMax and Office Depot are in talks over an all-stock merger, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. Peter Weinberg, Parella Weinberg Partners co-founder, predicts which sector is primed for the next big merger.

  • Pain At the Pump     Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 4:14 PM ET

    Discussing just how long high gas prices might impact the consumer, and just how important energy prices are to them, with Lindsey Piegza, FTN Financial economist and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Closing Countdown: Buy or Sell?     Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 3:57 PM ET

    Anticipating the market's next direction, Peter Costa, Empire Executions. "I'm a buyer," he says.

  • The Worst Call For 2013 ...So Far     Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 3:45 PM ET

    Strategists everywhere are discussing the rotation out of bonds and into stocks. Bill Nichols, Cantor Fitzgerald and CNBC's Jeff Cox, share their opinions.

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    Where the markets stand, with Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation"; Jonathan Corpina, Meridian Equity Partners; and CNBC's Rick Santelli and Josh Lipton.

  • Gasoline Prices & Consumer Spending     Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 2:11 PM ET

    High gasoline prices are just one of the troubles the consumer faces, explains CNBC's Steve Liesman; and Chris Faulkner, Breitling Oil & Gas president/CEO, shares his opinions on when the U.S. may see $4 gas.

  • Obama's 'No-Growth' SOTU     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 7:54 PM ET

    What could Obama learn from Rubio, with Rana Foroohar, Time Magazine; Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and Morgan Brittany Townhall columnist.

  • Where Is the Economy Headed?     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 7:43 PM ET

    A report from Bloomberg News says Wal-Mart's February sales numbers are a "total disaster," reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan; and where the economy may be headed, with Rana Foroohar, Time Magazine; Katie Burke, Edelman; Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and Morgan Brittany Townhall columnist.

  • Sequester Scare Tactics     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on the sequestration impact on the economy according to the Justice Department; and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute; Rana Foroohar, Time Magazine; Katie Burke, Edelman; Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and Morgan Brittany Townhall columnist.

  • The GOP rejected the Democrats $110 billion sequester avoidance plan, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers; and what the impact might be on the economy if the sequester goes into effect, with Alan Greenspan, Former Federal Reserve Chairman.

  • Market Finishing Off the Lows     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 4:02 PM ET

    Dissecting all the market action, with John Spallanzani, GFI Group; Stephen Hammers, Compass EMP Funds; and CNBC's Steve Liesman, Rick Santelli and Josh Lipton.