Economic Reports


  • Refi Roulette     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 2:50 PM ET

    Mortgage rates are already at a record low, but if QE3 happens, these rates could sink further. Ken Rosen, UC Berkeley Fisher Center for Real Estate; Melissa Cohn, Manhattan Mortgage; and CNBC's Diana Olick, offer insight.

  • If you were advising President Obama right now what would you suggest? Marc Morial, National Urban League president and CEO and Ron Christie, Christie Strategies founder and CEO, share perspective.

  • 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.

  • Santelli's Rant on Jobs Report     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on how the bond market is faring since a disappointing jobs report today.

  • Another Recession?     Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 7:55 PM ET

    Discussing whether President Obama's economic agenda has helped the economy and whether America could be headed for another recession, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.

  • Dems Dispatch Clinton to Wisconsin     Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 7:33 PM ET

    Team Obama has publicly downplayed the importance of Tuesday's Wisconsin recall election, says CNBC's Larry Kudlow. So why are the Democrats dispatching Bill Clinton to the front-lines? Julian Epstein, Law Media Group CEO, and Matt Lewis, Daily Caller senior contributor, weigh in.

  • May's Final Trading Day Reversal     Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 3:20 PM ET

    Michael Shea, Direct Access Partners, makes predictions for June's market action and discusses the IMF's "in-house" contingency plans. "If we get really funky numbers tomorrow, you can expect the market to trade off," says Shea.

  • Deficit Deal or No Deal?     Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 7:41 PM ET

    The Congressional Budget Office has warned of a returning recession if Congress doesn't break its partisan deadlock over taxes and spending, with Robert Costa, National Review; Mark Penn, Democratic pollster; Tony Fratto, former White House deputy press secretary; and Dick Armey, FreedomWorks co-chairman.

  • Ethics vs. Profits?     Friday, 25 May 2012 | 4:08 PM ET

    What's more important for an underwriter -- doing the ethical thing or making a profit? Todd Henderson, University of Chicago Law School, and Paul Schatz, Heritage Capital, discuss.

  • Political Sweep in Europe     Friday, 25 May 2012 | 1:37 PM ET

    Europe's political landscape is undergoing massive upheaval. But it was always going to be this way, reports CNBC's Simon Hobbs.

  • Hewlett-Packard Restructures: 27,000 Layoffs     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 4:31 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Hewlett-Packard's layoffs of about 8% of its workforce.

  • Hewlett-Packard Q2 EPS $0.98 vs. $0.91 Est.     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and Jon Fortt report on the details of Hewlett-Packard's Q2 earnings data.

  • Hillary for Veep?     Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 7:55 PM ET

    Discussing whether President Obama could replace Joe Biden with Hillary Clinton as VP, with Keith Boykin, former Clinton White House aide, and Matt K. Lewis, Daily Caller.

  • Ronald Reagan Blood for Sale?     Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 7:45 PM ET

    A UK-based online auction site is selling what it claims to be blood that was taken from President Reagan following the assassination attempt against him in 1981. John Heubusch, Ronald Regan Presidential Foundation, chats with Mark Simone.

  • Regulating Risky Business     Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 7:33 PM ET

    Today's Senate Banking Committee hearing was the first of a series of probing JPMorgan's big bet blunder, regulations and risky bank models. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.

  • Is a Grand Bargain Possible?     Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 7:20 PM ET

    The Congressional Budget Office expects that a recession could happen in the U.S. in 2013 unless Congress acts on fiscal issues. Sen. Mark Udall, (D-CO), and Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-WI), weigh in.

  • A new poll is out tonight on President Obama's handling of the U.S. economy, with CNBC's John Harwood; Matt Miller, Washington Post; Kevin Williamson, National Review; and Mark Simone, WABC Radio Talk Show host.

  • Medtronic Q4 Profit Jumped 28%     Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 1:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports the earnings of the world's biggest medical device maker, Medtronic.

  • IAEA and Iran Reach Agreement on Inspections     Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 9:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports members of Iran, the UN Security Council and Germany will meet tomorrow in Baghad to talk about Iran's nuclear program.