Economic Forecasting


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged  Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 2:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the Fed continues to see downside risks for the economy.

  • Waiting on the Fed  Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 2:15 PM ET

    What to expect from the Fed's meeting, and monetary policy ahead, with Bill Gross, Pimco founder; David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds; Diana Swonk, Mesirow Financial; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Madigan's Top 2 Risk Rotations  Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 1:35 PM ET

    Richard Madigan, JPMorgan Private Bank CIO, discusses how to play stocks and emerging markets in 2013.

  • Gold Jumped $10 After Q4 GDP Miss  Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 1:30 PM ET

    GDP data was bad news for the economy, but good news for gold, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Madigan on GDP: Stay In the Markets  Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 1:07 PM ET

    "Ironically, a worse number is good news," says Richard Madigan, JPMorgan Private Bank CIO, in discussing today's GDP report.