Economic Forecasting


  • OECD Slashes Global Growth Forecasts for 2013 Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 6:09 AM ET

    The OECD slashed its global growth forecasts on Tuesday, warning that the debt crisis in the recession-hit euro zone is the greatest threat to the world economy.

  • Carney Not a Game Changer For Sterling: Pro     Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 4:20 AM ET

    Adam Cole, head of currency strategy at RBC, warns CNBC that Carney's appointment to BoE Governor may not necessarily have the positive effects for sterling that many people anticipate.

  • NRF: $59 Billion Was Spent This Past Weekend     Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 7:55 PM ET

    Will retail ring in big this year? CNBC's Courtney Reagan; Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust; and William Baldwin, Forbes Investments Strategies, offer insight.

  • What needs to be done now to ensure the economy does not go over the fiscal cliff, and the odds the House will pass a Senate bill on middle class tax cuts, with Rep. Sander Levin (D-MI).

  • Krueger: Extend Middle Class Tax Cuts Now     Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 4:08 PM ET

    Alan Krueger, Council of Economic Advisers chairman, says the most important thing to do to help the U.S. economy is to "extend the middle class tax cuts." He also says Social Security is not driving the deficit, and should not be a part of the fiscal cliff talks.

  • Inching Toward Fiscal Cliff Deadline     Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    Assessing the risks and results if the U.S. goes over the fiscal cliff, with Russ Koesterich, BlackRock; Michael Yoshikami, Destination Wealth Management; and CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Rise In Volatility Ahead?     Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 3:58 PM ET

    Will volatility pick up into the end of the year if no deal on the fiscal cliff is reached? Stuart Schweitzer, JPMorgan Private Bank, and Warren Meyers, DME Securities, provide perspective.

  • Market Outlook: Fiscal Cliff, Bonds & Stocks     Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 3:44 PM ET

    Where the markets are positioned into the close, and how to invest ahead of the fiscal cliff, with Stuart Schweitzer, JPMorgan Private Bank; Ed Butowsky, ChapwoodFinance.com; and Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities. "Stay away from interest rate sensitive bonds," says Butowsky.

  • Cramer's Top Philly Stock Picks     Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 2:52 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer was born and raised in the suburbs of Philadelphia, and offers insight on Philly's top stocks.

  • Philadelphia Fine Dining     Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 2:44 PM ET

    How will the fiscal cliff and the new health care laws affect restaurants in Philadelphia? Stephen Starr, Starr Restaurants CEO, provides perspective.

  • Philly's Economic Jolt     Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 2:17 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan speaks to Richard Phillips, Pilot Freight Services CEO, about how Philadelphia, America's "third best city for stocks," provides the jolt the U.S. economy needs, and the fiscal cliff.

  • Big Money & the Fiscal Cliff     Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 2:09 PM ET

    How is the fiscal cliff impacting everything from big money to small business? Ken Volpert, Vangaurd, and Bob Doll, Nuveen Asset Management, offer insight.

  • Lower Energy Prices For 2013?     Friday, 23 Nov 2012 | 1:32 PM ET

    What market catalysts play a role in energy prices for next year, with John Kilduff, Again Capital.

  • Markets Betting on a Deal     Friday, 23 Nov 2012 | 1:13 PM ET

    Discussing market concerns surrounding whether a deal is made on the fiscal cliff in time, with CNBC Contributor Zachary Karabell; Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance columnist; and Todd Schoenberger, The BlackBay Group. "This country is destined for a recession as it is," says Todd.

  • Market Will Pick Up In 2013: Pro     Friday, 23 Nov 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    Nick Nelson, global head of equity strategy at UBS, explains to CNBC why he believes the market will perform well in 2013, despite many uncertainties in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.

  • Market Check: Dow Up 120 Points     Friday, 23 Nov 2012 | 11:34 AM ET

    Today is the lightest traded volume for a Black Friday since 2007, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • David Burke on the Restaurant Boost     Friday, 23 Nov 2012 | 11:27 AM ET

    Restaurants experience a boost around the holiday season, with David Burke, chef and restaurateur.

  • Fiscal Deal By Year's End?     Friday, 23 Nov 2012 | 10:44 AM ET

    Discussing his take on whether the U.S. will go over the fiscal cliff or not, and how it might impact the markets, with Dan Greenhaus, BTIG.

  • And they're off! Sears Holdings Chief Merchandising Officer Ron Boire and retail analyst Dana Telsey on the official start of the holiday shopping season, starting earlier every year. Is Thanksgiving shopping here to stay?

  • Keystone to Create a Jobs Boom     Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    Discussing the Keystone pipeline, and job creation, with Kenneth Green, AEI Resident Scholar and Tyson Slocum, Public Citizen Energy Program.