Economic Forecasting


  • Don't Forget Some Cash     Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 6:25 PM ET

    A big rally presents an excellent opportunity to add some cash to your portfolio

  • Dow Closes Above 14K     Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    The Dow closed above 14,000 for the first time since 2007, with Harry Dent, "The Great Crash Ahead"; Scott Wren, Wells Fargo Advisors; Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Management; and Stephanie Link, The Street.

  • Hopium on the Homefront?     Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 2:14 PM ET

    Discussing whether positive data on jobs helped fuel the rally, with Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, and Michael Cuggino, Permanent Portfolio Funds.

  • The IRS No Longer Tracking Migration?     Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 7:19 PM ET

    The IRS may give up on tracking people who move out of states and which ones they're moving to. CNBC's Robert Frank discusses state income tax; and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Art Laffer, former Reagan economic advisor, weigh in.

  • Amazing Bull Run Ahead?     Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Discussing the state of the U.S. markets and their take on the so-called "sequester," with Rana Forohar, Time Magazine and Andy Cross, Motley Fool.

  • Jobs Report Out Friday     Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    The Obama Administration dissolves its jobs council just ahead of January's jobs report, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Art Laffer, Laffer Investments; and Kansas Republican Senator Jerry Moran says "this is evidence one more time of the President appointing a committee and not even utilizing it for the value it can provide."

  • As Goes January, So Goes 2013?     Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    Dissecting the day's major business news, with the Fast Money traders; and whether January's positive market action will hold up in 2013, with Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust. "If I take money out of the high yield, I'm going into stocks," she explains.

  • Checking Market Close     Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Can the market's strength hold up throughout the year? Michael Sansoterra, Ridgeworth Large Cap Growth Stock Fund and Silvant Capital Management; Ben Pace, Deutsche Bank PWM; Josh Brown, Fusion Analytics; and CNBC's Rick Santelli, share their opinions.

  • Closing Countdown: Jobs, the Fed & Markets     Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 3:55 PM ET

    Discussing what the next catalyst to take the market higher could be, with Terry Dolan, Benjamin & Jerold Brokerage CEO.

  • Municipal Bonds & the US Economy     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 4:35 PM ET

    Discussing the state of the bond market, with Alexandra Lebenthal, Lebenthal & Co. president and CEO. "The ratio of municipals to Treasurys has gotten more expensive," she explains.

  • Qualcomm Q1 EPS $1.26 vs. $1.13 Est.     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 4:14 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports the details of Qualcomm's Q1 earnings data.

  • Facebook Q4 EPS $0.17 vs. $0.15 Est.     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 4:08 PM ET

    Facebook reports earnings per share of $0.17, and revenue of $1.59 billion, with A.B. Mendez, Knight PE Source Capital Markets; Roger Kay, Endpoint Technologies; and CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Ignore the GDP Report?     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Reacting to today's weaker-than-expected GDP report, with Ethan Harris, Bank of America; Margie Patel, Wells Capital Management; Erik Ristuben, Russell Investments; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Closing Countdown: GDP, Earnings & More     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 3:59 PM ET

    The Dow did not hit 14,000 today. Where market opportunities are now, with Matt Cheslock, Virtu Financial and Erin Gibbs, S&P Capital IQ.

  • Lots of Money on the Sidelines?     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 3:51 PM ET

    What to make of today's market action and how to measure just how much money is on the sidelines, with Erin Gibbs, S&P Capital IQ.

  • Conservative Economist Against Spending Cuts     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 3:31 PM ET

    John Makin, AEI Resident Scholar and noted "conservative" economist explains why he thinks spending cuts could make the debt crisis even worse than it is: and Lindsey Piegza, FTN Financial economist, shares her opinions.

  • Sigtarp's Quarterly Report to Congress     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 3:31 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports Sigtarp's quarterly report says it is too early to tell if Dodd-Frank eliminates "too big to fail," and that financial firms remain too interconnected.

  • Talking Numbers: Stocks vs. Commodities     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 3:30 PM ET

    Discussing whether stocks or commodities make a better bet for investors, with JC O'Hara, Phoenix Partners Group and Charles Ortel, Newport Value Partners.

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    The Dow is very close to that 14,000 mark, with Ed Butowsky, ChapwoodFinance.com founder; Nathan Bachrach, The Financial Network Group CEO; and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli.

  • Gross: We Think QE Tapers Down in 2014     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 2:26 PM ET

    Discussing their expectations for QE, with Bill Gross, Pimco founder; David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds; Diana Swonk, Mesirow Financial; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.