Economic Reports


  • 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.

  • Paulsen: We Don't Need Fed Action  Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    Jame Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, explains what the markets really need to rally now. He thinks the biggest market catalyst is the U.S. economy appears to be exiting its soft patch.

  • Markets Across Europe Close  Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 11:45 AM ET

    European markets edge lower into the close, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs.

  • RNC Convention: A Made-for-TV Event  Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 8:40 AM ET

    Reince Priebus, RNC chairman, offers insight on what to expect to see at the Republican National Convention this year.

  • A Right Turn to the GOP  Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    Artur Davis, former democratic congressman, explains why he has deserted the democrats and made a right turn towards the GOP.

  • Putin Jails 'Pussy Riot' Band  Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    Riots are heating up in Russia as a 2-year prison sentence was given to a popular Russian punk band that spoke out against the government, with Nationally Syndicated Radio Talk Show Host John Batchelor.

  • Economic Growth on the Way?  Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 7:33 PM ET

    Discussing where the markets stand now, and whether it will get worse before it gets better, with Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital; Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors; and Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners.

  • 60% Disapprove of Obama's Handling of Economy: Gallup  Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    NBC's Ron Mott reports the latest details from the campaign trail; and according to the latest Gallup release, 60 percent of Americans polled disapprove of the way President Obama is handling the Economy, with Jonathan Cowan, Third Way; Roger L. Simon, PJ Media CEO; and David Limbaugh, author of "The Great Destroyer."

  • China Slowdown a Boon for US?  Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | 2:50 PM ET

    Gordon Chang, "The Coming Collapse of China" author, and Donald Straszheim, ISI Group, discuss whether a loss of faith in China among investors could help America.

  • 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.