Economic Forecasting


  • Dow Still Lower For November  Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 1:04 PM ET

    Independent trader Kenny Polcari forecasts market volatility for the rest of the year.

  • Cracks In the Housing Recovery?  Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | 5:15 PM ET

    New home sales dropped slightly in October, and Barbara Corcoran, Real Estate Mogul & NBC Real Estate Contributor, weighs in on the housing recovery. "The housing market is stronger than people think it is," she says.

  • Investors Flee Stocks on Fiscal Fears  Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood offers an update on the meeting between President Obama, VP Joe Biden and CEOs; and Mike Harris, Campbell, explains why running from the market isn't the best idea right now.

  • PVH Corp CEO: Expecting Strong Holiday Season  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Discussing his company's acquisition of Warnaco, and expectations for the holiday season, with PVH Corp CEO Manny Chirico.

  • Tomorrow In 30: Fed's Beige Book, New Home Sales  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 4:56 PM ET

    What to expect from tomorrow's trading session, with Kevin Cummins, UBS; Michael James, Wedbush; and Scott Wren, Wells Fargo Advisors.

  • Counting Down to the Cliff  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 4:42 PM ET

    Just how happy are citizens and business owners with the way their elected representatives are handling the fiscal cliff threat? CNBC's John Harwood travels to John Boehner's district in Ohio to find out.

  • Defense Contractors Stockpiling Cash  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 4:33 PM ET

    Some of the major players in the defense industry are hoarding cash amid fears of going over the fiscal cliff, which would mean major cuts to defense spending. Howard Rubel, Jefferies aerospace and defense analyst, and Patrick McCarthy, FBR Capital Markets senior defense analyst, offer insight.

  • Special Dividend Announcements Ahead of Cliff  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 4:18 PM ET

    A host of companies have rushed to issue special dividends or pay them early in order to avoid higher taxes next year. Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation," and Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners, discuss whether it's pre-mature to make such a move.

  • Cliff Concerns & the New Year  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    Forecasting how fiscal cliff concerns might play out in 2013's market, with CNBC's Jeff Cox; Liz Ann Sonders, Charles Schwab; and Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel.

  • Obsessed With Fiscal Cliff Talks?  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 3:58 PM ET

    CNBC's Bill Griffeth takes a close look at portfolios put together in the event the U.S. hits or avoids the fiscal cliff. Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners, and Peter Costa, Empire Executions, weigh in.

  • What About Spending Cuts?  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 3:38 PM ET

    Taking a closer look at what lawmakers could cut, and by how much, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) explains why he is willing to go over the cliff rather than make a bad deal.

  • Checking the Markets Now  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 1:22 PM ET

    Discussing how Greece's new debt deal and fiscal cliff fears are impacting the markets, with independent trader Kenny Polcari.

  • ConAgra Foods Buys Ralcorp  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 1:22 PM ET

    What to make of the deal between ConAgra Foods and Ralcorp, and its impact on the oil market, with Jeff Kilburg of Killir Kapital. "Brent crude is now the most traded commodity future in the world," he explains.

  • OECD Slashes Global Growth Forecasts for 2013 Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 6:09 AM ET

    The OECD slashed its global growth forecasts on Tuesday, warning that the debt crisis in the recession-hit euro zone is the greatest threat to the world economy.

  • Carney Not a Game Changer For Sterling: Pro  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 4:20 AM ET

    Adam Cole, head of currency strategy at RBC, warns CNBC that Carney's appointment to BoE Governor may not necessarily have the positive effects for sterling that many people anticipate.

  • NRF: $59 Billion Was Spent This Past Weekend  Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 7:55 PM ET

    Will retail ring in big this year? CNBC's Courtney Reagan; Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust; and William Baldwin, Forbes Investments Strategies, offer insight.

  • Rep. Levin: Listen to the CBO on Fiscal Cliff  Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 4:19 PM ET

    What needs to be done now to ensure the economy does not go over the fiscal cliff, and the odds the House will pass a Senate bill on middle class tax cuts, with Rep. Sander Levin (D-MI).

  • Krueger: Extend Middle Class Tax Cuts Now  Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 4:08 PM ET

    Alan Krueger, Council of Economic Advisers chairman, says the most important thing to do to help the U.S. economy is to "extend the middle class tax cuts." He also says Social Security is not driving the deficit, and should not be a part of the fiscal cliff talks.

  • Inching Toward Fiscal Cliff Deadline  Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    Assessing the risks and results if the U.S. goes over the fiscal cliff, with Russ Koesterich, BlackRock; Michael Yoshikami, Destination Wealth Management; and CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Rise In Volatility Ahead?  Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 3:58 PM ET

    Will volatility pick up into the end of the year if no deal on the fiscal cliff is reached? Stuart Schweitzer, JPMorgan Private Bank, and Warren Meyers, DME Securities, provide perspective.