Economic Forecasting


  • Trennert's 'Nifty Fifty'     Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 7:54 AM ET

    Jason Trennert of Strategas Research Partners, explains why he thinks some U.S. stocks are headed towards a "nifty fifty" trend.

  • Next Year's Energy Outlook     Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 7:39 AM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports the next decade is crucial for the U.S. in reaching energy independence; and discussing what investors can expect from energy prices in 2013, with Jason Gammel, Macquarie Securities.

  • Forecasting 2013 Retail Trends     Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 7:32 AM ET

    Dana Telsey, CEO of the Telsey Advisory Group, assesses what retail trends in 2012 suggest for 2013's market. Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners, weighs in.

  • Berlusconi Sentenced to 4 Years In Prison     Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 7:25 AM ET

    Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi says he will run for Italian PM if the party asks him to, and that he has been sentenced to four years in prison due to tax fraud, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Mild Recession Ahead?     Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 7:17 AM ET

    How difficult could the first 6 months of 2013 be if the U.S. goes over the fiscal cliff? Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners, weighs in. "I didn't think there was a chance we would go over, until the last couple of days," he says.

  • Holiday Fiscal Cliffhanger     Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 7:09 AM ET

    Could the fiscal cliff negotiations get us anywhere before its January 1 deadline? Kiki McLean, Porter Novelli Democratic Strategist. and Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies, discuss when they think a resolution could come.

  • 2013 Core Tech Pick     Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 6:30 AM ET

    Discussing the state of tech around the world, and where it's headed, with Brian White of Topeka Capital Markets. "I think 2013 will not be a very robust environment, it will be very muted," he says.

  • Resolution In Mid-January?     Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 6:25 AM ET

    Forecasting the market action for the holiday week ahead, with Yra Harris, Praxis Trading.

  • Year-End Muni Market Selloff?     Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 6:07 AM ET

    There has been a major selloff in municipal bonds the last 7-10 days, explains Alexandra Lebenthal, Lebenthal & Company president and CEO.

  • Reid: We Knew That Plan B Was No Plan At All     Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Can the Republicans recover from the fiscal cliff battle? Karen Finney, The Hill columnist and Katie Pavlich, TownHall.com, weigh in.

  • Fiscal Cliff: What Happens Next?     Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis takes a close look at the market action from this week, saying the financial sector was up more than 3 percent for the week. Also, discussing the market's reaction to fiscal cliff concerns, with Dan Greenhaus, BTIG; Karen Finney, The Hill columnist; and Katie Pavlich, TownHall.com.

  • In a heated "Street Signs" discussion, CNBC's Brian Sullivan argues that the danger to the economy posed by higher "fiscal cliff" tax rates is being overstated. John Harwood and Larry Kudlow respond it's not worth taking the risk when economic growth is already so tenuous.

  • Go Risk-On in 2013: BlackRock's Fredericks     Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 12:46 PM ET

    Despite uncertainty ahead of the "fiscal cliff," BlackRock's Michael Fredericks says it's a good time to add portfolio risk.

  • House May Return As Soon As Dec. 27: Reuters     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 8:52 PM ET

    Reuters is reporting according to a Republican aide, the GOP might return December 27, and that they might have a new fiscal cliff plan. CNBC's John Harwood and Larry Kudlow, share their opinions.

  • GOP Members Leave Capitol Hill     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 8:42 PM ET

    "The markets expect something will get done, even with the developments tonight," says Joe Terranova of Virtus Investment Partners. Sarah Fagen, Former George W. Bush senior aide, and Matt Miller, Washington Post, weigh in.

  • Discussing Speaker Boehner's comment that "it is up to the President to work with Senator Reid on legislation to avert the fiscal cliff," with CNBC Contributor Jared Bernstein and Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and checking on the Asian markets, with CNBC Asia's Adam Bakhtiar.

  • No 'Plan B' Vote Tonight, Markets' Next Move     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 8:24 PM ET

    There won't be a house vote on Boehner's "Plan B" tonight. Will this spark a year-end correction? Brian Kelly of Shelter Harbor Capital and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, discuss. "The markets are going to start pricing in that we're fully going over the cliff," says Kelly.

  • Speaker Boehner is saying "Plan B" did not have sufficient support from House members, with CNBC's John Harwood and Larry Kudlow; and Sarah Fagen, Former George W. Bush senior aide, and Matt Miller, Washington Post, discuss the likelihood of going over the cliff.

  • Boehner: No House Vote on Plan B Tonight     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 8:00 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood and Larry Kudlow discuss news the House will remain in recess until after Christmas and there will not be a vote on "Plan B" tonight. Heather Higgins, Independent Women's Voice president, weighs in.

  • Boehner's Plan B May Not Have Enough Votes     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:55 PM ET

    House Speaker John Boehner is gathering the Republicans into a caucus right now, and the vote on his "Plan B" is delayed, with Heather Higgins, Independent Women's Voice president and Ben Jealous, NAACP president & CEO.