Economic Forecasting


  • Tech Stocks Gain Strength Today  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 1:29 PM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on the recovery in tech stocks, including Apple coming off of its lows but still in bear market territory.

  • What Can Be Compromised?  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 1:18 PM ET

    Making a pitch on just how much spending cuts on Medicare and defense he would like to see, with Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA). "In Georgia, we have reduced our budget $0.03 at a time, and it is a reasonable way to go about it," he explains.

  • CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest on Capitol Hill where Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is stirring up the negotiations.

  • FMHR Final Trade  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 12:59 PM ET

    The FMHR traders offer their final trades of the hour.

  • Technicians: Buy Apple on 'Death Cross?'  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 10:04 AM ET

    Katie Stockton, MKM Partners, and Brian White, Topeka Capital Markets, check the charts to figure out if investors should buy shares after its recent sell-off. White maintains a price target of $1,111 on the stock.

  • Faber Report: Diamondback Winding Down  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 9:45 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber discusses Diamondback Capital Management's letter to investors about the suspension of its December 31 redemptions.

  • Roadmap: Apple's Decline & Geithner on the Cliff  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    Apple shares are coming off its worst day in 4 years, and the stalemate continues today over the fiscal cliff, with The "Squawk on the Street" team.

  • ECB Set to Cut Economic Forecasts, but Not Rates Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 2:23 AM ET
    Part of the giant euro sign outside the Eurotower, home of the European Central Bank, in Willy-Brand-Platz, Innenstadt district.

    The European Central Bank is likely to keep interest rates on hold on Thursday but may offer clues on its policy path for next year with updated forecasts likely to present a grim outlook for the euro zone economy in 2013.

  • Owens: President Obama Has Anti-Black Policies  Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 7:52 PM ET

    95 percent of African Americans voted for President Obama in the last election. Burgess Owens, author of "It's All About the Team," explains why he thinks President Obama has "anti-black" policies.

  • Hughes: Apple Will Be A Bellwether For Years to Come  Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 7:34 PM ET

    Danielle Hughes, Divine Capital founder and CEO, discusses how the markets are reacting to the fiscal cliff negotiations, and Apple's weakness.

  • Conservative GOP Pushback?  Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 7:31 PM ET

    Speaker Boehner issued a warning for House Republicans today that the leadership is watching how they vote. Robert Costa, National Review, offers insight.

  • Washington's War on Capital  Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 7:24 PM ET

    Art Laffer of Laffer Investments discusses President Obama's proposed tax hikes. "If you tax rich people, and give the money to poor people, you're going to get lots and lots of poor people, and very few rich people" he says.

  • Syria Preparing Chemical Weapons  Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    NBC's Jim Miklaszewski reports U.S. officials say the Syria military is poised to use chemical weapons against their own people, but Syria President Bashar al-Asaad has not given the order yet; and discussing the fiscal cliff negotiations in Washington, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; Scott Rasmussen, Rasmussen Reports founder & president; and Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA).

  • Stocks Bobbing Amid Fiscal Cliff Fears  Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Washington may be giving investors reasons to worry, but CEOs are giving shareholders all they've got, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • ETFs For the Special Dividend Craze  Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 5:15 PM ET

    Bank of America hit a new 52 week high today, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs, and the Fast Money traders discuss how to trade Samsung and Hewlett-Packard; and Matt Hogan of Index Universe, offers insight on which ETFs could benefit from the special dividend craze.

  • Maria's Observation: Are We Going Over the Cliff?  Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 4:57 PM ET

    Earlier this afternoon, CNBC's Steve Liesman interviewed Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to discuss the fiscal cliff negotiations. CNBC's Maria Bartiromo shares her observation.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman speaks to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner about the fiscal cliff negotiations in Washington.

  • Closing Bell Exchange: Santa Claus Rally Ahead?  Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    Markets are moving higher today, with William Braman, Ballentine Partners; Eric Schoenstein, Jensen Fund; Mark Eibel, Russell Investments; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Unintended Consequences of Fiscal Cliff  Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 2:20 PM ET

    More than 100 major companies have now announced either special dividends or that their dividends will be moved up from next year to this year, with CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • ADP: Private Sector Employment Up 118K  Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 1:40 PM ET

    ADP is showing the private sector created 118,000 positions last month, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.