Economic Forecasting


  • Wal-Mart's Drop Weighs on the Dow     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 3:04 PM ET

    Dissecting the market's latest action, with Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Management; Gene Peroni, Advisors Asset Management; Doug Cote, ING Investment Management; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Getting Back the Market's Momentum     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 2:00 PM ET

    What catalysts could bring back momentum to the markets, with Michael Cuggino, Permanent Portfolio Funds, and James Bianco, Bianco Research.

  • Tomorrow In :30     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 4:53 PM ET

    What market events should investors watch tomorrow, with Jim Kee, South Texas Money Management; Gary Wedbush, Wedbush Securities; and Laif Meidel, American Wealth Management.

  • The Threat of the Sequester     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 4:37 PM ET

    The sequester's $85 billion in across the board spending cuts will have a serious impact the economy, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman offers today's wonky fact: $26 billion is the amount tax refunds through February 12th are lagging behind last year. That could impact consumer spending in the first quarter of the year.

  • Record High 401(k) Balances     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 2:24 PM ET

    Americans are pouring more cash into their retirement plans. Fidelity says the average 401(k) balance has soared to a record high during Q4. Jeanne Thompson, Fidelity Investments, offers insight.

  • 401(k) Balances Up 12% In 2012     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 2:24 PM ET

    Fidelity Investments says the average 401(k) balance has soared to a record high during Q4, with CNBC's Mary Thompson; Michael Yoshikami, Destination Wealth Management; and Eric Marshall, Hodges Capital Management.

  • Tomorrow In :30     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 4:53 PM ET

    What to expect from tomorrow's markets, with Brian Evans, Bond Street Wealth Management; Vassili Serebriakov, BNP Paribas; and Steven Rosen, Societe Generale.

  • Minimum Wage & Job Creation     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 4:36 PM ET

    Could raising the minimum wage create jobs or destroy them, with Ken Wisnefski, Webimax CEO & owner and Michael Saltsman, Employment Policies Institute.

  • Cisco Q2 EPS $0.51 vs. $0.48 Est.     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Discussing Cisco's quarterly earnings report, with Rod Smyth, Riverfront Investment Group; Steve Neimeth, SunAmerica Asset Management; Quint Tatro, Tatro Capital; and CNBC's Rick Santelli. Breaking down Cisco's numbers, with CNBC's Jon Fortt and Erik Suppiger, JMP Securities.

  • Closing Countdown: Cisco Earnings Ahead     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 3:58 PM ET

    Taking a close look at the markets ahead of Cisco's earnings, with Matt Cheslock, Virtu Financial trader.

  • Putnam Investments CEO on Markets, Sequestration     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 3:53 PM ET

    Discussing whether the individual investor is making a comeback, with Robert Reynolds, Putnam Investments CEO. "The retail investor is coming back," he says.

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    Where the markets stand ahead of the close, with Nathan Bachrach, The Financial Network Group CEO; Ed Butowsky, Chapwood Investments; CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli.

  • The Tortoise Rally     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 2:04 PM ET

    Taking a closer look at the broader market, with Mark Travis, Intrepid Capital Funds and Peter Sorrentino, Huntington Asset Advisors.

  • Stocks: Too Far, Too Fast?     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 1:35 PM ET

    Dissecting the latest market action, and opportunities in emerging markets, with Katie Nixon, Northern Trust Wealth Management CIO.

  • Platinum & Palladium Continue to Outperform     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 1:31 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports President Obama's State of the Union address called for more government spending and reconstruction, which is supportive of copper, platinum and palladium.

  • Higher Taxes Hit Consumer Spending     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 12:41 PM ET

    The FMHR traders share their best strategies for the housing industry; and Dennis Gartman of The Gartman Letter discusses whether a consumer slowdown is ahead.

  • Tomorrow In :30     Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 4:53 PM ET

    January retail sales numbers are out tomorrow, along with other market events to watch, with Ian Winer, Wedbush Securities and Brian Lazorisihak, Chase Midcap Growth Fund.

  • LinkedIn vs. Facebook: Game On!     Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 2:32 PM ET

    Two downgrades hit Facebook today, while LinkedIn is up 34 percent this year. CNBC's Herb Greenberg and Rakesh Agrawal, ReDesign Mobile, provide perspective.

  • 'Mission Accomplished' on Debt?     Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 2:03 PM ET

    Is the U.S. at the mercy of its borrowers and the Fed? David M. Walker, Comeback America Initiative founder & CEO, weighs in.