Economic Reports


  • Apple: TV Game-Changer?     Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | 1:15 PM ET

    The battle for your living room has taken an interesting turn, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt & Julia Boorstin.

  • Langone: Companies Focused on Middle Doing Well     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 4:30 PM ET

    Billionaire Ken Langone offers insight on Paul Ryan's budget plan, Standard Chartered, and Eliot Spitzer.

  • Sweetheart Countrywide Deals ...     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 4:10 PM ET

    New details are emerging about the secretive Countrywide Financial program that gave VIPs, including some members of Congress, discounts on their mortgage rates no one else could get, with Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine.

  • Odds of QE Dimming?     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    Discussing whether the better-than-expected economic data lowered the odds for more QE, with Brian Jacobsen, Wells Fargo Advantage Funds.

  • Rep. Henry Waxman, (D-CA), says Paul Ryan's budget plan would starve clean energy programs. "It's the wrong direction," he says.

  • Paul Ryan's Run Across the USA     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 1:40 PM ET

    Paul Ryan is expected to discuss energy policy in today's campaigning, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Japan GDP Dents Markets     Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 2:21 PM ET

    Japan's slowdown is weighing down equities, with Jason Pride, Glenmede, and Daniel Heckman, U.S. Bank Wealth Management, weigh in.

  • USDA Expects Smallest Crop in 6 Years     Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 3:14 PM ET

    Since June 1st, corn prices have spiked 50 percent, with CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Steve Rattner, former US Treasury Auto Advisor, says he is not surprised by the about-face of corporate America.

  • Jing Ulrich, MD and Chairman of Global Markets, China, JPMorgan says a simple rate cut in China would not be sufficient.

  • All of Asia Will See Policy Action: Strategist     Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 4:00 AM ET

    John Woods, Chief Investment Strategist, Citi Private Bank says central banks in Asia will use monetary policies and fiscal stimulus.

  • Time to Buy the Banks?     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 2:08 PM ET

    Anton Schutz, Mendon Capital president & CIO, offers insight on the banking industry in light of the Libor scandal and the Standard Chartered case.

  • Drapkin on Investor Confidence     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 1:40 PM ET

    Discussing what will help restore investor confidence, with Donald Drapkin, Casablanca Capital chairman & founder.

  • BoE Lowers Growth Forecast     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 5:30 AM ET

    Mervyn King, governor of the Bank of England, says the UK central bank has lowered its forecast for growth amid difficult economic conditions.

  • President Obama Calls EU Leaders     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 4:15 PM ET

    Discussing whether President Obama is paying enough attention to the fiscal cliff, with Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Manhattan Institute, and David Callahan, Demos Public Policy Center.

  • Daniele Antonucci, European Economist, Morgan Stanley says the slowdown in the EZ core, austerity measures and credit crunch might increase discontent in Italy.

  • The Reasons Behind UK Productivity Losses     Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 2:15 AM ET

    Professor Charles Goodhart, professor emeritus of banking and finance at London School of Economics, says the contradiction between the U.K.'s gloomy economic outlook and the country's employment figures lies in an unexplained loss of productivity in Britain.

  • Why Human Traders Don't Stand a Chance     Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM ET

    Bob Pisani shows how computers can trigger profitable trades based on economic numbers or other data far faster than humans can. But when milliseconds count, are humans giving up too much control to the machines?

  • When Is the Fed Going to Act?     Sunday, 5 Aug 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS says monetary policy is not enough to rev up the U.S. economy. There has to be some fiscal policy on the part of Congress.

  • Impact of a Full Spain Bailout     Sunday, 5 Aug 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS says that if Spain receives a full bailout, there will be no funds left for Italy.