Economic Forecasting


  • 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.

  • Herb's Third Worst CEO of 2012     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 1:23 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg offers the third worst CEO of 2012 from his list.

  • Stocks At 2-Month Highs     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 1:03 PM ET

    Independent trader Kenny Polcari says the market is ahead of itself, and explains why investors are anxious. CNBC's Bob Pisani, weighs in.

  • Tomorrow In 30: Fiscal Cliff & Currencies     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 4:51 PM ET

    What to expect from tomorrow's trading day, with Kimberly Foss, Empyrion Wealth Management; Steven Rosen, Societe Generale and Rich Peterson, S&P Capital IQ.

  • Big Spike in Home Size     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 4:21 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports 84 percent of those surveyed by Pulte Homes say they want to either stay in the same sized home, or upsize their next home. Fred Glick, US Loans Mortgage, and David Lykken, Mortgage Banking Solutions, weigh in.

  • Meredith Whitney Upgrades Financials     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 4:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo reports financial analyst Meredith Whitney is upgrading financials, moving to a positive stance on the group ahead of 3 catalysts in 2013.

  • Dick Bove's 2013 Bank Plays     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 4:12 PM ET

    Richard Bove, Rochdale Securities, discusses the state of the financial sector, which firms he is likely to sign with, what's next for Rochdale and Meredith Whitney's positive stance on the financials. "I think Meredith is right, but she should have said in 2011," he says.

  • There are only nine more trading sessions until the fiscal cliff deadline. Ed Keon, Quantitative Management; Rex Macey, Wilmington Trust; Jeff Cleveland, Payden Rygel; and CNBC's Rick Santelli, discuss strategies to playing the markets now.

  • Investors Optimistic on a Deal?     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 3:58 PM ET

    Markets headed back to the highs of today's session, with Sam Stovall, S&P Capital IQ and Peter Costa, Empire Executions.

  • S&P 500 Goes Positive For December     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 3:46 PM ET

    Discussing whether investors seem encouraged by the latest moves in the fiscal cliff negotiations, with Sam Stovall, S&P Capital IQ and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • PIMCO's El-Erian on 2013 Strategies     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 3:17 PM ET

    Anticipating higher taxes, and discussing whether Washington is closer to a deal on the fiscal cliff, with Mohamed El-Erian, PIMCO CEO & co-CIO. "You will see tax rates go up, and they will be part of a bigger package, and they will hopefully be a stepping stone to other things that need to get done in Washington," he says.