Economic Forecasting


  • More Layoffs on the Street?     Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 1:41 PM ET

    No bank is out of the woods, says CNBC's Kayla Tausche, as she reports on which are expecting job cuts in the near future.

  • 'Fast Money' Pros Trade the Jobs Report     Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 12:10 PM ET

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report shows unemployment falling below 8 percent. The 'Fast Money' pros weigh in.

  • Trading Currencies Ahead of Jobs Report     Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    How traders are positioning themselves ahead of tomorrow's jobs report, with Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management; and the Fast Money traders discuss today's market pops and drops.

  • $331 Billion Worth of Advice     Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 1:30 PM ET

    Colin Moore, Columbia Management CIO, offers his investment outlook now.

  • Barefoot Investment Strategies     Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 2:48 PM ET

    Salient Partners CIO Lee Partridge, discusses the state of the U.S. economy, and how rising interest rates could impact it. "We may not be able to jump start the economy, perhaps the best we can do is to keep it from going into a free fall," he says.

  • Oil Plunging: Supplies or Demand Issues?     Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 2:03 PM ET

    Oil prices are now near the lows of the session, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson; and Addison Armstrong, Tradition Energy, and Alan Harry, Spartan Commodity Fund, provide perspective.

  • Investing: The New Normal     Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 1:16 PM ET

    Robert Arnott, Pimco All Asset Funds manager, explains three ways to boost returns in a low-returns environment.

  • Hewlett-Packard Shares Sink on Forecast     Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    Shares of Hewlett-Packard sink on weak 2013 forecasts from the company, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Stocks Fade to Lows of the Day     Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    With markets in the red, Rob Morgan, Fulcrum Securities; Erin Gibbs, S&P Capital IQ; and CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman, discuss the state of investor sentiment.

  • Dark Clouds Forming?     Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    If the economic recovery is pegged to the health of the housing sector, Larry Kudlow foresees a serious bump in the road.

  • Market Solutions Ahead? Hormats Weighs In     Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 4:34 PM ET

    Robert Hormats, Under Secretary of State for economic growth discusses the European crisis, the anti-austerity protests in Spain, and President Obama's role in U.S. economic growth. "I think President Obama has made a major effort to reduce the budget deficit and also to invest in the future of the U.S.," he says.

  • Earnings: As Bad As You Think?     Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    Tracking negative earnings expectations, with Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group.

  • Caterpillar Gets Plowed     Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 | 10:26 AM ET

    Shares of Caterpillar are down today on news the company cut its 2015 forecast, with Tim Seymour, Triogem Asset Management.

  • Why Americans Should Root for a Strong China Economy Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 2:15 PM ET

    China’s economic slowdown is not good for the U.S., as exports to China create jobs for Americans. And economists doubt that China will return to its previous growth rates, the Fiscal Times reports.

  • Markets' Next Move     Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 4:03 PM ET

    Discussing whether earnings expectations are too high, with Rob Morgan, Fulcrum Securities; Brad Friedlander, Angel Oak Capital; Dan McMahon, Raymond James.

  • RIM Shares Spike on Licensing Deal     Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 2:30 PM ET

    Microsoft has signed a licensing agreement with Research In Motion, with CNBC's Herb Greenberg and Brian Sullivan.

  • 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.