Economic Forecasting


  • In each edition of the CNBC Fed Survey, we give the nation's top money managers, investment strategists, and professional economists an opportunity to tell us what they're thinking about the Federal Reserve, the economy, and the markets.  Here's what they told us in the September survey.

  • Jim Rogers: Key Catalyst Behind Market Gains     Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 7:27 PM ET

    With the S&P up 30% since last October, billionaire investor Jim Rogers reveals what he sees driving the market.

  • Days Ahead Could Make or Break Portfolio     Monday, 10 Sep 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    A slew of decisions and developments from around the world will flood the market this week, and the outcome could change the game for stock market investors.

  • New research from Jeff Kleintop of LPL Financial shows the market is pricing in a quick outcome to the fiscal cliff but Larry Kudlow insists there's no way a resolution will come quickly.

  • Who Won the Conventions?     Friday, 7 Sep 2012 | 7:53 PM ET

    After two weeks of political conventions with the Democrat and the Republican parties, who made the better sale to the Independents? Rep. Carolyn Maloney, (D-NY), and Rick Lazio, Former New York Congressman (R), share their opinions.

  • Economists Disagree on Bernanke's Policies     Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 11:38 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses how the Fed's economic policies are likely to impact the economic recovery, with Mickey Levy, Bank of America chief economist, and Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist.

  • What Happens After Jackson Hole?     Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 11:05 AM ET

    Discussing whether Bernanke has left the door open for further quantitative easing, with Greg Ip, The Economist economics editor, and Robert Heller, former Federal Reserve Governor.

  • Bernanke's 'Non-Traditional' Policies Preview     Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides a preview of Ben Bernanke's speech on making a case for "non-traditional" policy measures.

  • Fact-Checking Paul Ryan     Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 2:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Paul Ryan's comments on the Simpson-Bowles commission in his speech last night failed to mention that he sat on the commission, and in the end, voted against implementing the findings detailed in the report.

  • Tomorrow in 30: Europe & the Economy     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 4:57 PM ET

    What to expect from the tomorrow's trading session, with Stephanie Link, TheStreet; Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo Advisors; and Gary Wedbush, Wedbush Securities.

  • Bail & Take Profits Now?     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    Discussing investment strategies ahead of Bernanke's Jackson Hole speech, with Sandy Lincoln, BMO Asset Management, and Don Quigley, Artio Total Return Bond Fund.

  • Closing Countdown: VIX Spiked Today     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 3:56 PM ET

    CNBC Markets analyst Peter Costa, and David Darst, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, provide perspective on today's market moves.

  • Looking Towards September's Markets     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 3:42 PM ET

    How this summer's gains could affect the markets going into September, with David Darst, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, and Erin Gibbs, S&P Capital IQ.

  • Investors are waiting for a signal from Fed Chairman Bernanke, with Rod Smyth, Riverfront Investment Group; Craig Hodges, The Hodges Fund; Larry Kantor, Barclays; Lincoln Ellis, Linn Group.

  • Analyze This: Cruise Trends Improving?     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 1:24 PM ET

    Citi is commenting on cruise lines this morning, saying "based on our checks, cruise trends have improved over the last month," with Ed Ponsi, Barchetta Capital Management.

  • Stocks Failing to Hold Gains     Monday, 27 Aug 2012 | 7:17 PM ET

    Checking on the markets as investors walk on egg shells ahead of Bernanke's Jackson Hole speech on Friday, with Dick Bove, Rochdale Securities banking analyst.

  • Tomorrow in 30: Big Movers Tomorrow     Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 4:52 PM ET

    What to watch in tomorrow's markets, with Fuad Ahmed, Just2Trade president/CEO, and John Spallanzani, GFI Group.

  • Paul Ryan on Spending Cuts     Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 4:21 PM ET

    Tonight, on "The Kudlow Report," CNBC's Larry Kudlow talks to Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan (R-WI) about his plans to fix the country's deficit.

  • Marc Faber: Global Recession Certain     Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 3:19 PM ET

    Marc Faber, "The Gloom, Boom & Doom" Report, explains why he thinks there is a 100% chance for an economic recession ahead.

  • Foolish to Bank on More Fed Stimulus?     Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 3:03 PM ET

    Is St. Louis Fed president James Bullard throwing cold water on any hopes for big stimulus? Ron Muhlenkamp, Muhlenkamp Fund; CNBC Contributors Dan Greehaus and Peter Boockvar; and CNBC's Rick Santelli, share their opinions.