Economic Reports


  • Analyze the Analysts!     Thursday, 5 Jul 2012 | 1:25 PM ET

    In today's "Analyze This!," Matt Cheslock of Virtu Financial and CNBC's Tyler Mathisen take a look at BMO Capital's upgrade on Blackstone Group, and Sterne Agee's downgrade on Advance Micro Devices.

  • Same Store Sales on the Weak Side     Thursday, 5 Jul 2012 | 1:07 PM ET

    June's same store sales were up just 0.1 percent, marking the worst reading in 3 years according to Thomson Reuters, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan. Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors, and Matt Cheslock of Virtu Financial, weigh in.

  • Inflation Pressures Remain in Indian Economy     Wednesday, 4 Jul 2012 | 4:20 AM ET

    "The [Indian] economy is on surer footing than it was a couple of months ago,"Taimur Baig, director and chief economist at Deutsche Bank AG told CNBC. But he added "the rupee cost of import is still pretty substantial" and that inflationary pressure on the Indian economy remained leaving the Reserve Bank of India with little room for manoeuvre on economic policy.

  • Mood of the Markets Ahead of the Holiday     Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    It may have been a shortened trading session today, but the bulls will take this market. Ryan Lewenza of TD Waterhouse, and CNBC's Mary Thompson, weigh in on what investors can expect ahead of Friday's jobs report and the holiday tomorrow.

  • May Factory Orders Jumped 0.7%     Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 10:00 AM ET

    May factory orders are up 0.7 percent, reports CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • How to Trade Obamacare     Friday, 22 Jun 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody and Brian Shactman report on which economic data you should prepare to hear out of next week's trading session. Previewing the Supreme Court's ruling on Obamacare, and European meetings next week, with Jim Iuorio of TJM Instiutional Services and Jim Lacamp of UBS. Radio talk show host John Batchelor, also weighs in.

  • Taking the Pulse of the Markets     Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 7:48 PM ET

    Checking on the state of the U.S. economy amid the ongoing crisis in Europe and ahead of the Fed meeting, with Ron Kruszewski, Stifel Nicolaus CEO and Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners CEO.

  • Wholesale Used Car Prices Dropping 3.5%     Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 1:08 PM ET

    According to the Kelley Blue Book, used car values are expected to drop 6-7% this year, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Should investors expect more wild action in tomorrow's market? Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus; John Spallanzani, GFI Group; and Rick Fier, Conifer Securities, share their opinions.

  • Inflation Could Become a Problem: Vitter     Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 4:27 PM ET

    "I'm nervous about this unprecedented policy of near-zero interest rates," says Sen. David Vitter (R-LA).

  • 'Play it Safe' With These Stocks...     Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 2:15 PM ET

    Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital CEO, and Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group, discuss how investors can protect their portfolios now.

  • May Import Prices Down 1.0%     Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the data on May's import prices.

  • Is $125 Billion Enough for Spain's Banks?     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    David Bianco, Deutsche Bank, discusses the market's reaction to Spain's bailout.

  • Bad Week for President Obama     Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 7:41 PM ET

    A look at what was a "bad" week for President Obama, CNBC's Larry Kudlow; Howard Dean, former Vermont governor; Lars Larson, nationally-syndicated radio talk show host; and Mark Simone, radio talk show host with WABC.

  • Fiscal Cliff Coming!     Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 7:16 PM ET

    Discussing whether it's time for more Fed stimulus, with Jared Bernstein, former chief economist to VP Joe Biden, and Phil Kerpen, "Democracy Denied" author.

  • Pres. Obama: Private Sector is Doing Fine     Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    In a press conference, President Obama said the private sector is "doing fine." That remark is now creating a backlash, reports CNBC's John Harwood. Steve Moore, WSJ Editorial Board; Keith Boykin, former Clinton White House aide; and Steve Malanga, "Shakedown" author, discuss.

  • Fitch Downgrades Spain to BBB     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 12:57 PM ET

    The euro falls after Fitch cut Spain's rating to BBB with a negative outlook, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Around the World in 60 Stocks: Highlight Reel     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM ET

    Big money bets in the U.S., Europe and Asia from top investment managers, analysts, and CNBC's own Jim Cramer and Herb Greenberg.

  • Making Sense of Today's Rally, Listen Up!     Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    The Dow is up 2.59% over the last 2 trading days, yet weak jobs data still looms over the markets. Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why the market might be both good and bad.

  • Oil Rises in Broader Market Rally     Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    Oil finished above $85 per barrel, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson from the NYMEX.