Economic Forecasting


  • Treasury to Exit GM Stake     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 7:33 PM ET

    The Treasury is announcing today that it will dump its remaining stake in General Motors, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Michelle Krebs, Edmunds.com; and John Batchelor, The John Batchelor Show host, discusses the latest on the Benghazi scandal.

  • Facing Retirement ...Literally     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 7:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports a Stanford University study found that people who were introduced to a future version of themselves saved more money.

  • Stocks Rally on Fiscal Cliff Hopes     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 7:46 PM ET

    Discussing the many factors moving the global markets, with Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust CIO, who discusses the fiscal cliff negotiations, the new Japanese government, and where the markets could move in 2013.

  • A Tax Is a Tax!     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 7:39 PM ET

    Examining the economic impact of going over the fiscal cliff, with Doug Holtz-Eakin, former Congressional Budget Office Director. "Politics are trumping the economics right now," he says.

  • Boehner's Millionaire Tax Plan 'B'     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on the progress in Washington in the fiscal cliff negotiations; and how the talks are impacting the markets, with Brian Kelly of Shelter Harbor Capital. Also, breaking down Boehner's "plan b," with Karen Finney, Former DNC Communications Director and Sara Fagen, Former White House Political Director.

  • Facebook's Recent Surge     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    Shares of Facebook are surging more than 3.5 percent after the company posted new terms of service regarding its Instagram app, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin; and Dan Ackerman, CNET, takes a closer look at 4 tech surprises consumers can expect in 2013.

  • Tomorrow in 30: Congress, Markets & Earnings     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 4:53 PM ET

    What to expect from tomorrow's trading day, with Robert Smalley, UBS Securities; Drew Kanaly, Kanaly Trust; and Laif Meidell, American Wealth Management.

  • Herb's 3 Worst CEOs of 2012     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 4:46 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg breaks down the bottom 3 on his "Worst CEOs of 2012" list, which includes Microsoft's Steve Ballmer, JC Penney's Ron Johnson and Groupon's Andrew Mason. Ken Langone, Invemed Associates, challenges Herb's methodology.

  • High-Speed Trading 'Kill' Switch Coming     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 4:29 PM ET

    Lawmakers on the Senate banking committee were told a "kill switch" proposal is coming in early 2013 from exchanges in response to recent high profile technology errors, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson; and Seth Merrin, Liquidnet founder and CEO, and Ken Langone, Invemed Associates, provide perspective.

  • Markets Higher at Close, Oracle Up     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    Discussing whether there are more market gains ahead, with Liz Ann Sonders, Charles Schwab; Alan Gayle, RidgeWorth Capital Management; Erik Ristuben, Russell Investments; and David Pearl, Epoch Investment, who reacts to Oracle's earnings.

  • Gold Prices Fall Off a Cliff     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 3:53 PM ET

    As the "fiscal cliff" talks continue, CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports gold prices have plunged to a nearly 4-month low.

  • Market Opportunities Amid Cliff Talks     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 3:45 PM ET

    Discussing the current state of the markets and what they might look like in 2013, with Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors; Joseph Tanious, JPMorgan Funds; and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • Fiscal Cliff Optimism?     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    The market is rallying for its second straight day on fiscal cliff optimism, with Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation;" Keith Springer, Springer Financial Advisors; Jonathan Corpina, Meridian Equity Partners; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • No Housing Boom, But 2013 Rebound     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 2:37 PM ET

    Where the markets in housing are now, with Tanya Marchiol, Team Investments president. Property values will continue to grow, but the market will not boom, she says.

  • Housing & GDP Drive Banks     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 2:26 PM ET

    The financial sector is at a 1.5-year high, and Bank of America and Citigroup are trading at 52-week highs. Paul Miller, FBR Capital Markets, offers insight.

  • Ballmer: Another Microsoft Fail?     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 2:14 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg says his choice for the second worst CEO of 2012 is Microsoft's Steve Ballmer; and Ed Maguire, CLSA senior analyst, shares his take on Ballmer's performance at Microsoft.

  • McDonald's to Open on Christmas?     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 1:55 PM ET

    CNBC's John Carney and Bob Pisani discuss Apple's 25 percent drop over the last three months, and McDonald's decision to ask franchisees to open restaurants on Christmas.

  • Stand Out Tech Today: Apple, Oracle & More     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 1:34 PM ET

    Technology is the best performing S&P sector today, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Gold Drops Below $1,700     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 1:32 PM ET

    Jeff Kilburg, Killir Kapital, offers insight on why gold is trading below $1,700 and whether it can fall even further.

  • Gold Drops to 6-Week Low     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 1:30 PM ET

    Gold fell off a cliff and has remained near session lows, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.