Economic Forecasting


  • 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.

  • Hewlett-Packard Shares Sink on Forecast     Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    Shares of Hewlett-Packard sink on weak 2013 forecasts from the company, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Stocks Fade to Lows of the Day     Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    With markets in the red, Rob Morgan, Fulcrum Securities; Erin Gibbs, S&P Capital IQ; and CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman, discuss the state of investor sentiment.

  • Dark Clouds Forming?     Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    If the economic recovery is pegged to the health of the housing sector, Larry Kudlow foresees a serious bump in the road.

  • Market Solutions Ahead? Hormats Weighs In     Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 4:34 PM ET

    Robert Hormats, Under Secretary of State for economic growth discusses the European crisis, the anti-austerity protests in Spain, and President Obama's role in U.S. economic growth. "I think President Obama has made a major effort to reduce the budget deficit and also to invest in the future of the U.S.," he says.

  • Earnings: As Bad As You Think?     Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    Tracking negative earnings expectations, with Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group.

  • Caterpillar Gets Plowed     Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 | 10:26 AM ET

    Shares of Caterpillar are down today on news the company cut its 2015 forecast, with Tim Seymour, Triogem Asset Management.

  • Why Americans Should Root for a Strong China Economy Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 2:15 PM ET

    China’s economic slowdown is not good for the U.S., as exports to China create jobs for Americans. And economists doubt that China will return to its previous growth rates, the Fiscal Times reports.