Economic Forecasting


  • Higgins: Boehner Needs to Call Obama's Bluff  Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Discussing President Obama's position on tax rates, and the state of the fiscal cliff negotiations, with Heather Higgins, Independent Women's Voice president and Keith Boykin, Former Clinton White House Aide.

  • Discussing Boehner's "Plan B," and the gun debate, with Rudy Giuliani, Giuliani Partners Chairman & CEO and Former NYC Mayor (R). "I'm in favor of assault weapons," he says.

  • House Has Gone Into Unscheduled Recess  Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:19 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the House of Representatives has gone into an unscheduled recess shortly before Republicans were set to vote on Boehner's "Plan B." This usually means the party lacks the vote to pass the bill, he says.

  • House Set to Vote on Beohner's 'Plan B'  Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC' John Harwood reports on what could happen if the House votes yes on Boehner's "Plan B," and Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), provide perspective.

  • First Solar Clarification  Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 5:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Melissa Lee reports First Solar is providing 2013 guidance following their earnings call in February, and not having an analyst meeting in January.

  • 1 Percent Growth to Start 2013: Pro  Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 5:35 PM ET

    Calling a summertime bottom in the stock market, JPMorgan Chief Economist Bruce Kasman expects growth to pick up into the second half of 2013.

  • Polcari: Market Is Screaming For a Resolution  Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 1:30 PM ET

    Discussing the fiscal cliff negotiations and the state of the U.S. market now, with Kenny Polcari, Independent Trader (at NYSE) and Jeff Kilburg, Killir Kapital Management.

  • 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.