Economic Forecasting


  • 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.

  • Cease-fire Now In Effect     Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | 7:31 PM ET

    A cease-fire between Israel and Gaza went into effect today, but at least 12 rockets have been fired into Israel since the truce. Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation senior fellow, and Gen. Wesley Clark, U.S. Army Retiree, discuss whether the cease-fire is bad for Israel.

  • Hostess Laying Off 15,000     Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | 7:29 PM ET

    The bankruptcy court approved Hostess brands liquidation plan late this afternoon, and 15,000 employees' jobs will be terminated, with CNBC's Larry Kudlow.

  • Fiscal Cliff Stock Scenarios     Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | 7:18 PM ET

    Breaking down the many "what if" outcomes on the fiscal cliff, and how different scenarios might impact the markets, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services.

  • Laffer: Can't Hate Job Creators, & Love Jobs     Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    Discussing how going over the fiscal cliff might impact the U.S. economy, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, and Art Laffer, Laffer Investments. Sen. Susan Collins (R-MA), also weighs in on the impact for small businesses.

  • Taxing the So-Called 'Rich'     Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    Discussing whether tax hikes will stall the economic recovery, with Abigail Disney, Fork Films president; Casey Mulligan, author of "The Redistribution Recession;" and Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform president.

  • Traders' Ultimate Value Traps     Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Discussing market value traps, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Fiscal Cliff Outcome & Your Investments     Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 3:40 PM ET

    Dave Zier, Convergent Wealth Advisors, and John Barr, Needham Growth Fund, discuss what the outcome of the fiscal cliff will be for their investing strategies.

  • Tomorrow in 30: Markets & the Fed     Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 4:58 PM ET

    What to watch for in tomorrow's trading session, with Tim Moore, Cabot Money Management; Eric Viloria, Forex.com; and Kevin Cummins, UBS.

  • Company Spending Cuts, Blame the Cliff?     Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 3:32 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a close look at the potential impact from going over the fiscal cliff. Michael Mandel, Progressive Policy Institute, and Dan Mitchell, CATO Institute, weigh in.

  • Rise Above the Rally?     Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 3:32 PM ET

    Discussing whether the rally is driven by fiscal cliff concerns, with Tobias Levkovich, Citi, and Tom Lee, JPMorgan.

  • Fiscal Cliff Hopium Rally     Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 2:03 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs suggests the S&P 500 may sell off before the end of the year. Matt McCormick, Bahl and Gaynor Investment and Steve Massocca, Wedbush Securities, provide perspective.

  • Keys to a Deficit Deal     Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 1:44 PM ET

    President Obama met with CEOs to discuss a solution on the fiscal cliff, and Nation Urban League CEO Marc Morial, provides perspective on the meeting.

  • What a Fiscal Deal Will Look Like?     Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 1:16 PM ET

    Discussing what a deal on the fiscal cliff might look like, and how the timeline could play out, with Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA).

  • Who Gets More Federal Money?     Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 1:13 PM ET

    CNBC's senior economics reporter Steve Liesman explains who would fall the hardest if the U.S. went over the fiscal cliff.

  • Halftime Final Trade     Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 12:59 PM ET

    The FMHR traders discuss their final trades of the hour.