Economic Forecasting


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Plenty to Worry About, Focus on Fundamentals: Pro  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    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.