Economic Forecasting


  • While both House Speaker and President Obama were speaking, the market was trading nervously, explains Art Cashin, UBS.

  • Reacting to President Obama & Boehner     Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | 1:16 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood and Eamon Javers react to President Obama's remarks on the fiscal cliff, and House Speak John Boehner's comments on raising tax rates on the wealthy.

  • President Obama speaks on the first steps he is taking to address the fiscal cliff. "I am open to compromise, am committed to solving our fiscal challenges, but I refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced," he says.

  • President Obama to Address Fiscal Cliff     Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | 1:05 PM ET

    Some argue it may be best to go over the fiscal cliff, but most people in Washington agree the cliff is a bad idea, with CNBC's John Harwood and Eamon Javers. President Obama is set to speak on the U.S. economy and the fiscal cliff any minute.

  • S&P: 15% Chance US Goes Over Fiscal Cliff     Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 3:51 PM ET

    S&P says the U.S. rating will be pressured if the government is unable to agree on fiscal tightening, with CNBC's Mandy Drury.

  • Fiscal Cliff Really Behind Negativity?     Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 3:40 PM ET

    Discussing whether the fiscal cliff is really behind the negative mood on Wall Street, with Eric Stein, Eaton Vance Management; Don Wordell; RidgeWorth Capital Management; and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • Tomorrow in 30: Election's Over, Now What?     Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 4:51 PM ET

    What to expect in tomorrow's market, with T. Doug Dale, Security Ballew CIO; Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicolaus; and Edward Deickel, JHS Capital Advisors.

  • Pickens: Market Thought Romney Would Win     Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 3:50 PM ET

    Discussing elections, energy dependence and the fiscal cliff, with T. Boone Pickens, BP Capital Management founder. "I think the market thought Romney was going to win -- don't give up, just manage it and go forward" he says.

  • 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.