Economic Forecasting


  • US Economy Contracts In Q4     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 1:02 PM ET

    Fourth quarter GDP numbers are out and are shocking almost everyone. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports there may be a silver lining after negative growth.

  • Facebook Still Too Expensive?     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 12:41 PM ET

    Amazon shares surge despite the company's earnings miss, and what to expect from Facebook's fourth quarter earnings data, with the FMHR traders and Henry Blodget, Business Insider.

  • Morgan Stanley's Bergman Still Likes Equities     Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 11:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky speaks to Shelley Bergman, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, about why he sees opportunities in natural gas stocks.

  • New iPad: Good, Bad & the Ugly     Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 11:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Apple's new iPad with 128GB storage capacity is likely to be good for Apple's margins because its price at $800 is $300 higher than its basic iPad. Dan Ackerman, CNET.com senior editor, shares his opinions.

  • Facebook to Report Earnings Wednesday     Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 10:47 AM ET

    David Sze, Greylock Partners, was one of the initial investors of Facebook and is also on the board of directors at LinkedIn. He shares his strategies to playing FB stock now.

  • Cantor Analyst Reacts to Yahoo's Q4 Data     Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 10:36 AM ET

    Yahoo reported earnings per share of $0.32. Youssef Squali, Cantor Fitzgerald, discusses whether this is "yahoo-worthy" data and what to expect from Amazon's earnings release today.

  • CNBC Fed Survey: Outlook For Stocks     Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports what participants of the Fed Survey had to say about what effect QE will have on the economy. 69 percent says QE will have an effect on raising stock prices.

  • Apple Announces Launch of 4th Gen. iPad     Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 10:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Apple's 4th-generation iPad will allow for 128GB storage capacity. The price will be $799. Will that increased storage drive more users toward Apple products?

  • Squawk Roadmap: Ford & Yahoo Beat Estimates     Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    Apple announced its 4th generation iPad will have 128GB storage capacity, and Ford reported earnings per share of $0.31 this morning, with the "Squawk on the Street" crew.

  • Sternlicht: US Has to Work Out Entitlement     Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 8:58 AM ET

    Discussing the intersection of politics and business," with Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital. "In the U.S., entitlement reform is serious, and they've got to work it out," he says.

  • Cashing In on the Housing Rebound     Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 8:33 AM ET

    Discussing the housing market, and where business is improving, with Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group. "I think you'll see the homebuilders have a multi-year recovery, and a couple of million jobs will be created in the housing market," he says.

  • Fed Survey: When Will QE End?     Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 8:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports what participants of the Fed Survey had to say about their expectations for quantitative easing in 2013. 28 percent think QE will end in the fourth quarter of the year.

  • Stocks Reach For Records     Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 8:01 AM ET

    Discussing whether earnings and jobs data this week will help or hinder the rally, with Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group; Jim Paulsen, Wells Capital Management; and Douglas Cote, ING Investment Management.

  • What investors can expect from private equity and business in 2013, with Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group. "I don't think investors and heads of PE firms are so confident on the direction of the economy," he says.

  • Market Trends & What to Expect     Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 7:47 AM ET

    Investors are watching for the consumer confidence number, and volatility trends, with Joe Kinahan, TD Ameritrade and Kevin Book, Clearview Energy Partners.

  • Fed Survey: Fixing the Deficit     Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 7:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports what participants of the Fed Survey had to say about spending cuts and the deficit problem. 80 percent of the 52 respondents say the U.S. needs to solve the deficit problem now.

  • Economic Outlook Ahead of the Fed     Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 7:06 AM ET

    Dissecting the market's latest action ahead of the Fed's statement on Wednesday, with Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group and Charles Campbell, MKM Partners. "Treasury yields are moving higher because of good economic data," says Campbell.

  • Is the US Economy Rebounding?     Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 7:47 PM ET

    What to expect from the U.S. markets in 2013 in regards to spending cuts, and the Federal Reserve's monetary policy, with Robert McTeer, Former President of Dallas Fed and Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank.

  • Bring on the Budget Cuts?     Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 7:27 PM ET

    Discussing whether spending cuts would boost the U.S. economy, with Dean Baker, Center For Economic & Policy Research and Phil Kerpen, American Commitment and author of "Democracy Denied."

  • Tomorrow In :30     Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 4:52 PM ET

    What investors should expect from tomorrow's trading session, with Bryan Piskorowski, Wells Fargo Advisors; Steven Rosen, Societe Generale; and Darren Schuringa, Yorkville Capital Management.