Economic Forecasting


  • Stocks to Watch: Urban Outfitters, Limited & Hertz  Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 6:37 AM ET

    A few early stocks to watch, with the "Squawk Box" team, including Hertz announcing its 3 biggest stockholders are selling 50 million shares

  • Checking Futures Amid Fiscal Cliff Talks  Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 6:33 AM ET

    Forecasting how the fiscal cliff negotiations might impact the futures market for the rest of the week, with Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management.

  • Fratto: No One Has Seen a Long-Term Entitlement Plan  Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 6:00 AM ET

    Measuring Washington's progress on the "fiscal cliff," with Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies, and Jared Bernstein, Center for Budget and Policy Priorities.

  • Indonesia Sees 2012 Growth at 6.3 %; Holds Rates Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 3:04 AM ET

    Bank Indonesia held its benchmark rate steady at 5.75 percent, aiming to help keep Southeast Asia's largest economy growing at least 6 percent a year and showing it feels inflation remains at a comfortable level.

  • US Intelligence: Asia's Global Power Rising Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 7:28 PM ET

    China's economy is likely to surpass the United States in less than two decades but the Asian country is not expected to take on the superpower role of the United States in gathering coalitions to deal with global issues.

  • Barclays' 2013 Economic Outlook  Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 11:42 AM ET

    Forecasting the impact of higher taxes, with Barry Knapp, Barclays head of U.S. equity portfolio strategy. "Our definition of a good deal is one that isn't too reliant on tax revenues, and getting our mandatory spending under control," he explains.

  • Luxury Incentive Wars  Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 10:42 AM ET

    Mercedes Benz and BMW are rolling out special deals for high-end cars that few have ever seen. Why now? CNBC's Phil LeBeau explains and reports that BMW sales surged 42 percent in November.

  • Striking a Compromise  Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 8:55 AM ET

    Discussing what a real deal to avert the fiscal cliff looks like, with Senator John Thune (R-SD). "As we look at these policies, entitlement reform and tax reform has got to be about growth," he says.

  • 2013 Economic Outlook  Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 8:33 AM ET

    Checking on the economic impact if the U.S. economy goes over the fiscal cliff, with Nathan Sheets, Citi, and Ian Shepherdson, Pantheon Macroeconomic Advisors.

  • Sen. Thune: Going Over the Cliff Is a Big Mistake  Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 8:05 AM ET

    Discussing the major roadblocks in the fiscal cliff negotiations, with Senator John Thune (R-SD). "Ideally, we would like to see a deal right now that includes a restructuring of entitlement programs," he says.

  • Stocks to Watch: Ingersoll-Rand, Apple & More  Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 7:55 AM ET

    CNBC's Joe Kernen reports on which stocks investors should keep an eye on this morning, including Jefferies cutting its price target on Apple from $900 to $800.

  • Next Steps For the Fed  Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 7:47 AM ET

    The Federal Reserve is expected to replace Operation Twist with new asset purchases this week, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman. The quandary for the Fed is how much of the decline in the unemployment rate to believe, he says.

  • Bowles More Confident of 'Cliff' Deal  Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 7:10 AM ET

    Erskine Bowles, one half of President Obama's deficit reduction commission, tells "Squawk Box" why he's more optimistic the "fiscal cliff" will be averted.

  • No Word on a Deal In Washington  Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 6:38 AM ET

    President Obama is preparing to speak in Detroit today on the U.S. economy, and there is no word of any progress on a deal to avert the fiscal cliff. CNBC's John Harwood offers insight.

  • Positioning Your Portfolio Amid Concerns  Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 6:35 AM ET

    How to position your portfolio amid concerns about higher capital gains rates ahead, with Jeff Kilburg of Killir Kapital Management

  • Black Boxes Threatening Privacy?  Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 7:53 PM ET

    The White House has given the green light for a plan that would require all future cars and trucks to be equipped with black boxes for gathering data in accidents, with Former Prosecutor Tom Curran.

  • A Rotten Week For Apple  Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    Zach Karabell, River Twice Research, weighs in on Apple's wild ride this week, and how other tech stocks are faring amid fiscal cliff concerns.

  • Investing Around Negativity  Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 3:49 PM ET

    A look at how to trade despite an apparent "fiscal cliff" stalemate, with David Darst, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.

  • Tomorrow in 30: Jobs & Consumer Confidence  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 4:51 PM ET

    What investors should keep an eye out for in tomorrow's trading session, with Quint Tatro, Tatro Capital; Scott Carmack, Leader Capital; and Joe Heider, Rehmann Financial.

  • TD Bank Group CEO: Earnings & Epoch Deal  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 4:34 PM ET

    TD Bank Group's CEO Ed Clark discusses Q4 profits that beat the Street, and his company's decision to buy Epoch Holding Corporation.