Economic Forecasting


  • Dow Touches All-time Intraday High  Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    What catalysts could help the U.S. economy grow? Rich Peterson, S&P Capital IQ; and CNBC's Jeff Cox, Rick Santelli and Ron Insana, share their opinions.

  • Closing Countdown: Hang On During the Rally?  Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 3:56 PM ET

    What is the Fed signaling about its bond-buying program? Warren Meyers of DME Securities, weighs in.

  • Talking Numbers: Rally Really Fed-Driven?  Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 3:50 PM ET

    Does the rally have more room to run? Gina Sanchez, CNBC contributor, and Bill Stone, PNC Asset Management Group, weigh in.

  • Fed Not Worried About Stock Prices  Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 3:28 PM ET

    Discussing what's shifting investor confidence, with Mark Martiak, Premier Wealth Management; Josh Brown, Fusion Analytics; Peter Eliades, Stock Market Cycles Management; Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities; and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli.

  • Bernanke Q&A: QE Thresholds, Rates & Bond Program  Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 2:38 PM ET

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke answers questions in regards to concerns over the U.S. economy, interest rates, a lack of QE thresholds, and the asset purchasing program.

  • Bernanke: Fed Bond Buying Costs Manageable  Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 2:30 PM ET

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks on the state of U.S. economic growth, what risks exist, and the purpose of asset purchases. "Monetary policy cannot combat economic headwinds alone," he says.

  • Eyeing the Markets on Fed's Decision  Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 2:20 PM ET

    How the markets might move after hearing from Fed Chairman Bernanke, with Ken Volpert, Vangaurd and Scott Minerd, Guggenheim.

  • Markets Barely Move on Fed Decision  Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 2:05 PM ET

    The Fed has left rates unchanged, and comments on a declining jobless rate. Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial; Ken Volpert, Vangaurd; Scott Minerd, Guggenheim; CNBC's Steve Liesman; and Mad Money's Jim Cramer, react.

  • Liesman: The Fed’s ‘Head Scratcher’  Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 2:00 PM ET

    The Fed says "fiscal policy has become somewhat more restrictive," and it will keep the funds rate at current levels, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Cramer: Fed Has A Tough Job  Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 1:55 PM ET

    What should investors expect to hear from the Fed? Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial; Ken Volpert, Vangaurd; Scott Minerd, Guggenheim; and Mad Money's Jim Cramer, provide perspective. "A lot of the economy is terrible, and the Fed has a tough job today," explains Jim Cramer.

  • Fed Decision Ahead: Bernanke's Legacy  Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 1:45 PM ET

    If Fed Chairman Bernanke is not nominated again, who might likely take over? Neil Irwin, The Washington Post; Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance; Ben White, Politico; and Josh Boak, The Fiscal times, share their opinions.

  • The Fed vs. The World  Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 1:35 PM ET

    Anticipating the Fed's news conference set for this afternoon, with Neil Irwin, The Washington Post; Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance; Ben White, Politico; and Josh Boak, The Fiscal times.

  • Fed Announcement Ahead  Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 1:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports investors are watching what the Fed has to say about the decline in unemployment, and how the sequester is factored into the economic outlook.

  • Tomorrow In :30  Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 4:53 PM ET

    What market moving events to look out for in tomorrow's trading day, with Dean Zayed, Brookstone Capital Management; Dan Wantrobski, Janney Capital Markets; and Tad Hill, Freedom Financial Group.

  • Liberty Media's 27% Stake In Charter  Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 3:33 PM ET

    Liberty Media's John Malone has agreed to buy a 27.3 percent stake of Charter Communications. How to play the move, with Amy Yong, Macquarie Research and Barton Crockett, Lazard Capital Markets.

  • Talking Numbers: Lululemon's Downward Dog  Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 3:30 PM ET

    Shares of Lululemon are down about 3 percent today, after the retailer announced a product recall and cuttings its Q1 revenue guidance. Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson and John Stephenson, First Asset Management, discuss.

  • Global Power Banker On US Economy  Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    Top Wall Street deal maker Peter Kiernan discusses fears over a U.S. recession, and the state of the economy.

  • Making Progress Toward Energy Independence: Hamm  Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 5:15 PM ET

    Discussing the path to energy independence, and the state of energy production and pricing, with Harold Hamm, Continental Resources CEO.

  • Tomorrow in :30  Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 4:50 PM ET

    All eyes will be on Europe's banking crisis tomorrow, with Darren Wolfberg, BNP Paribas; Michael Underhill, Capital Innovations; and Cooper Anderson, GreenHaven Continuous Index Fund.

  • Dow Snaps 10-Day Winning Streak  Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    It was a good week for stocks overall, despite the Dow snapping its 10-day winning streak today. Larry Glazer, Mayflower Advisors and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, weigh in on stocks and the housing market.