Economic Forecasting


  • 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.

  • Major Restructuring At Barclays  Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 1:23 PM ET

    Barclays' new CEO Anthony Jenkins detailed his plans for the company. CNBC's Kayla Tausche, offers insight.

  • Apple's CEO Tim Cook to Speak on Year Ahead  Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner reports all eyes are on Apple's CEO Tim Cook, and whether he will address ways it can take both its product line and stock to the next level.

  • An Alternative to Obamcare  Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 7:38 PM ET

    Discussing America's health care system, with Dr. Benjamin Carson, Johns Hopkins Pediatric Neurosurgery Director Also, Igor Volsky, ThinkProgress.com and serial misinformer Betsy McCaughey, weigh in.

  • More Taxes, More Spending?  Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 7:26 PM ET

    President Obama will give his State of the Union address on Tuesday. What he might remark on, with former GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz; Robert Wolf, Former Obama jobs council member; and Michael Steele, Former RNC Chairman.

  • 2013: Year of the Snake  Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 4:16 PM ET

    Not all indicators point to a winning year for stocks, with Chris Konstantinos, RiverFront, and Amy Wu, RBC.