Economic Forecasting


  • How Bad Can Earnings Be?     Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 4:01 PM ET

    Discussing the preponderance of negative earnings forecasts, with Scott Wren, Wells Fargo Advisors; Hank Smith, Haverford Investments; and Josh Brown, Fusion Analytics.

  • Trading Ahead of Earnings     Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 3:46 PM ET

    All the major averages are up double digits this year, but investors are expecting a weak earnings season. Sam Stovall, S&P Capital IQ, and CNBC's Bob Pisani, discuss how to position yourself in the fourth quarter.

  • Mario Gabelli: Elections, Europe & Equities     Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 3:19 PM ET

    It's Columbus Day, and CNBC's Maria Bartiromo is hosting Manhattan's 68th annual Columbus Day Parade. Mario Gabelli, Gamco chairman/CEO, discusses the state of the U.S. markets and economy.

  • Global Economy 'On the Ropes': Report     Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    Discussing a new report that the global economy may soon be "down for the count," with Eswar Prasad, Brookings Institution, who authored the study; Savita Subramanian, Bank of America Merrill Lynch; and David Kelly, J.P. Morgan Funds. A key point: the U.S. looks better than the rest of the world.

  • Media Stocks At New Highs     Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 1:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes a look at whether new highs for media stocks like Disney, Discovery and Scripps, can last.

  • Winning Week for Stocks     Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 7:16 PM ET

    Between today's positive jobs report, and Romney's ace-debate market rally, the Dow added 173 points for the week. Jim LaCamp, UBS and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, weigh in.

  • Options Action: Playing Oil     Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 4:52 PM ET

    Californians are looking at record-high prices at the gas pump, despite oil falling 2 percent today. Brian Stutland, Stutland Volatility Group, explains where traders see the commodity going.

  • Apple's Future Without Steve Jobs     Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 4:22 PM ET

    It's been one-year since the passing of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, and some worry the magic Jobs brought to the company is wearing off. James Brehm, Compass Intelligence, and Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray, discuss.

  • 'Buy-and-Hold' Dead?     Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 4:18 PM ET

    Is the traditional investing strategy of "buy-and-hold" dead? After a decade of flat returns, most investors are saying yes. Daniel Wiener, Adviser Investment Management CEO, and Jacob Zamansky, Zamansky & Associates principal, weigh in.

  • Can the Market's Energy Be Sustained?     Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    Another winning week for the market after the presidential debate and the jobs report. Vadim Zlotnikov, Alliance Bernstein; Doug Sandler, River Front Investment Group; Peter Boockvar, Miller Tabak; and CNBC's Rick Santelli, provide perspective on whether the momentum can be maintained.

  • Afternoon Weakness for Stocks     Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 3:56 PM ET

    Discussing the market's recent rally, and which catalysts are slowing it down, with David Darst, Morgan Stanley, and Kenny Polcari, ICAP.

  • Goldman Sachs' Call on the Market     Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 3:46 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs predicts the S&P 500 will plunge 15 percent and "then" come all the way back to hit 1575 by the end of 2013, with David Darst, Morgan Stanley, and Dave Zier, Convergent Wealth Management.

  • Dangers of Job Hopping     Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 2:15 PM ET

    If you're lucky to have a job, David Williams, FishBowl CEO, recommends keeping it for at least the next 10 years.

  • More Layoffs on the Street?     Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 1:41 PM ET

    No bank is out of the woods, says CNBC's Kayla Tausche, as she reports on which are expecting job cuts in the near future.

  • 'Fast Money' Pros Trade the Jobs Report     Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 12:10 PM ET

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report shows unemployment falling below 8 percent. The 'Fast Money' pros weigh in.

  • Trading Currencies Ahead of Jobs Report     Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    How traders are positioning themselves ahead of tomorrow's jobs report, with Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management; and the Fast Money traders discuss today's market pops and drops.

  • $331 Billion Worth of Advice     Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 1:30 PM ET

    Colin Moore, Columbia Management CIO, offers his investment outlook now.

  • Barefoot Investment Strategies     Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 2:48 PM ET

    Salient Partners CIO Lee Partridge, discusses the state of the U.S. economy, and how rising interest rates could impact it. "We may not be able to jump start the economy, perhaps the best we can do is to keep it from going into a free fall," he says.

  • Oil Plunging: Supplies or Demand Issues?     Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 2:03 PM ET

    Oil prices are now near the lows of the session, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson; and Addison Armstrong, Tradition Energy, and Alan Harry, Spartan Commodity Fund, provide perspective.

  • Investing: The New Normal     Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 1:16 PM ET

    Robert Arnott, Pimco All Asset Funds manager, explains three ways to boost returns in a low-returns environment.