Economic Forecasting


  • Dissecting Speaker Boehner's Remarks     Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 3:43 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports House Speak Rep. John Boehner is signaling he is willing to accept more revenues if combined with tax reform.

  • House Speaker Boehner on Fiscal Cliff     Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 3:30 PM ET

    House Speaker Representative John Boehner remarks on the challenges in the weeks ahead to fix the fiscal cliff. "House Republicans are ready to work with President Obama," he says.

  • Gold Closing Flat on Session     Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 1:25 PM ET

    Some traders say part of today's sell-off in the gold market was due to margin pressure in other asset classes, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Oil Futures Down About 4%     Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 1:04 PM ET

    Oil is approaching a 4-month low, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Crude Tumbles 4%     Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 12:30 PM ET

    Keeping an eye on oil commodities after the election, with Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the NYMEX.

  • Tomorrow in 30: US Election     Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 4:52 PM ET

    How the market might be affected by the U.S. presidential election on Tuesday, with Randy Bateman, Huntington Funds; Dean Zayed, Brookstone Capital Management; and Brian Lund, Ditto Trade.

  • Voting By Email & Fax a Good Idea?     Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 4:44 PM ET

    New Jersey officials have provided voting alternatives in the wake of Sandy, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche. John Fund, National Journal Columnist, thinks "you cannot have proper cyber security preventing people from voting twice," and that "this is a very bad idea."

  • Obama Adviser Robert Wolf on Election     Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 4:13 PM ET

    According to Goldman Sachs, it doesn't matter which presidential candidate wins the election because dividend and capital gains taxes will go up regardless. Long-time Obama Adviser and host of Reuters TV's "Impact Players," Robert Wolf, offers insight.

  • Dow Closes Down Triple Digits     Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 7:47 PM ET

    Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial Chief Market Strategist, weighs in on the market action from the week; and CNBC's Larry Kudlow reports the Obama Administration has just authorized the Defense Logistics Agency to buy up to 12 million gallons of unleaded fuel and 10 million gallons of diesel to distribute throughout communities hit by Sandy.

  • October Unemployment Rate: 7.9%     Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 7:33 PM ET

    Who's to blame for not getting us to full employment? Casey Mulligan, University of Chicago Professor of Economics, and Robert Reich, Former Labor Secretary and author of "Beyond Outrage," discuss.

  • Sandy Can't Slow Down Stocks!     Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 7:16 PM ET

    Stocks rallied on better-than-expected economic reports, with Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners CEO, and John Silvia, Wells Fargo chief economist.

  • Tomorrow in 30: Jobs Report Expected     Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 4:54 PM ET

    What to expect in tomorrow's markets, with Rich Peterson, S&P Capital IQ; Jordan Waxman, HighTower; and Ward McCarthy, Jefferies & Co.

  • AIG's Benmosche on Q3 Results     Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 4:31 PM ET

    AIG President & CEO Bob Benmosche, discusses quarterly earnings, and Sandy, saying "we're not worried about the numbers right now, and our priority is with our customers and our employees."

  • Strong Gains to Open November     Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 4:13 PM ET

    Stocks are off to a strong start for the month of November, with Abigail Doolittle, The Seaport Group equity strategist, and CNBC.com's Jeff Cox.

  • Ahead of the Jobs Report     Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    What to expect in tomorrow's jobs data, with Stephen Wood, Russell Investments; Michael Jones, RiverFront Investment Group; Kevin Logan, HSBC Securities; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    Dan Veru, Palisade Capital Mgmt., and Gary Wedbush, Wedbush Securities, offer insight on today's rally.

  • Fiscal Cliff & Election     Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 1:30 PM ET

    Vincent Reinhart, Morgan Stanley, explains whether Sandy will derail the economy.

  • Santelli: 'Firmly' Weak Trajectory     Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 11:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli digs down on the recent spate of economic data and weighs in on what it indicates about the health of the U.S. economy.

  • Sandy to Move the Employment Needle?     Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Tens of thousands of homes experienced damage from Sandy, and there's nothing like massive destruction of property and infrastructure for putting people back to work, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Mixed Market Sentiment     Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 1:45 PM ET

    As investors sift through a raft of earnings news today, they are also turning their focus on Friday's jobs report, with Joseph Tanious, J.P. Morgan Funds.