Economic Forecasting


  • Kudlow: This is Not Your Father's QE     Friday, 14 Sep 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    Larry Kudlow worries that the stimulus could be more of an Achilles Heel than a boost to the economy.

  • 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.

  • The member states of the euro zone have become addicted to central bank funding and are on course for years of prolonged stagnation, similar to that seen in Japan in the 1990s, according to Nick Beecroft, Chairman and Senior Market Analyst at Saxo Capital Markets UK.

  • How to Play Tomorrow's Earnings     Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 1:39 PM ET

    Intel and Coca-Cola are among the companies reporting earnings tomorrow. Dani Hughes of Divine Capital Markets, shares investment strategies.

  • Ahead of Johnson & Johnson's Earnings     Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 1:12 PM ET

    Forecasting Johnson & Johnson's earnings report tomorrow, with CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • IMF Downgrades Global Growth     Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 9:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the data on the IMF's forecast for global growth, including the downside risks from Europe's financial crisis and the U.S. "fiscal cliff."

  • Apple Playbook Ahead of Earnings     Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Apple is set to report its Q3 earnings on July 24, with the FMHR traders; and 2012 has been a rough year for hedge funds, but what are the catalysts? David Bailin, Citi Private Bank, offers insight.

  • Growth Funded by Debt Is Nonsensical: Pro     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 2:00 AM ET

    "The best case view that we have for European growth over the next three years is flat in aggregate. Growth measures funded with more debt doesn't really make a lot of sense, the key problem is that the European project is not viable as it stands," Bob Janjuah, global head of tactical asset allocation at Nomura, told CNBC.

  • The 10 Most Overpaid NBA Players Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 11:30 AM ET
    Sports fans hold strong opinions about which pro basketball players deserve their massive salaries, and which ones don’t. One fan, however, has gone further than the average barstool commentator --- Southern Utah University economics professor David Berri. Berri is co-author of the 2006 book “The Wages of Wins,” which determines which players are overpaid with a statistical method called "Wins Produced" that he and his co-authors developed.According to Berri, NBA players are paid for high scorin

    Sports fans hold strong opinions about basketball salaries, but economics professor David Berri developed a statistical method to see which players are the most overpaid.

  • Weakest Job Growth in a Year     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 1:12 PM ET

    Was there any silver lining in today's jobs reports? Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank chief U.S. economist and CNBC's Steve Liesman, offer insight.

  • Stocks Tumble After Jobs Report     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 1:02 PM ET

    The "Power Lunch" crew reacts to statements made by Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney on President Obama's policies and also offer insight on where today's stock market stands since the weak jobs report this morning.

  • Gartman: 'Go to the Sidelines'     Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 12:45 PM ET

    Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, explains why investors should return to the sidelines and forecasts where gold is headed.