Economic Reports


  • Bernanke Makes Case for More Fed Action     Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 7:18 PM ET

    The market day. Also, Fed chief Ben Bernanke gives the market reasons to rally today, with Jim Lacamp, UBS, who responds to the Fed chief's speech at Jackson Hole and the situation in Europe.

  • Javers Fact Checks Mitt Romney     Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 2:46 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a moment to look at the facts contained in Mitt Romney's speech from the Republican National Convention last night.

  • August Consumer Sentiment: 74.3     Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 9:55 AM ET

    Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, reports the latest data on confidence among U.S. consumers.

  • August Chicago PMI 53.0     Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 9:45 AM ET

    Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, breaks down the numbers on current business activity.

  • Best Sectors for the Fiscal Cliff: Analyst     Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 12:50 PM ET

    Worst-case scenarios put GDP at negative 5 percent growth, but these sectors would still do well, Jeff Utz of Credit Suisse says.

  • The New Clawback Craze     Monday, 27 Aug 2012 | 4:33 PM ET

    Deutsche Bank has announced it will claw back senior staff bonuses. It's not the first bank to do that; but there's a twist. John Singer, securities & employment attorney, and Jacob Zamansky, securities attorney, discuss.

  • Your Money, Your Vote: Political Storm     Monday, 27 Aug 2012 | 4:20 PM ET

    The Republican National Convention is set to kick off tomorrow in Tampa, with Justin Sayfie, Florida co-chair for Romney's campaign; and Ford O'Connell, former McCain-Palin campaign adviser; and CNBC's John Harwood.

  • The GOP Plan & the Impact on You     Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 1:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman takes on the gold standard. And CNBC's John Harwood talks about the political side.

  • Tomorrow in 30: Big Movers Tomorrow     Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 4:52 PM ET

    What to watch in tomorrow's markets, with Fuad Ahmed, Just2Trade president/CEO, and John Spallanzani, GFI Group.

  • Jobless Claims Rise, Fed's Bullard Weighs In     Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose 4,000 last week, with CNBC's Rick Santelli. James Bullard, president of St. Louis Fed, offers his opinion. "On that claims number, I wouldn't be considered unless it went over 400 again," he says.

  • Investing in Global Markets     Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 6:41 AM ET

    There has always been risk when investing abroad, but as geopolitical tensions flare around the world the question is if the risk is worth the reward? CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports.

  • Free Markets vs. Big Government     Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 7:44 PM ET

    Double-down on Big Government policies, or put the trust back in free markets and American entrepreneurship? Steve Forbes, Forbes Media, provides perspective. "What the Fed is doing now is government coercion, it takes arbitrarily from people, punishes savers arbitrarily, and has messed up the capital markets," he says.

  • Hewlett-Packard's Big Losses     Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 7:24 PM ET

    Hewlett-Packard lost nearly $9 billion in its third quarter, and polling firm Gallup has been accused by the Justice Department with padding its bills, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Petitioning to Waive Ethanol Mandates     Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 4:39 PM ET

    Six states are petitioning the EPA to waive the Renewable Fuel Standard ethanol mandates, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

  • Obama Holds Narrow Lead: NBC/WSJ Poll     Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 11:45 AM ET

    Just days before the political conventions kick off, President Obama maintains his advantage in the race for the White House with a 4-point lead over Mitt Romney, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • The Santelli Exchange: Expediting Nat Gas Exports     Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 11:40 AM ET

    Rep. James Lankford, (R-OK), says fracking provides the U.S. strategic advantages as a nation.

  • Money in Motion: The Euro Trade     Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 10:30 AM ET

    The euro remains near its highest level in seven weeks against the U.S. dollar. Will the rally continue? Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading Group, weighs in.

  • Obama Holds Lead, Romney Gains Ground: Poll     Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 6:30 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood offers highlights from the first NBC/WSJ poll since Rep. Ryan was announced as Romney's running mate.

  • In this excerpt from CNBC Asia's "Squawk Box," investor Jim Rogers says another currency crisis is coming and tells investors how to "protect" themselves from it.

  • Rogers: Still Holding on to Chinese Shares     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 8:10 PM ET

    Jim Rogers, Chairman, Rogers Holdings says that he is still holding on to his Chinese shares despite the backdrop of slower growth in the mainland.