Economic Reports


  • Former President Bill Clinton helped raise more than $3 million last night in New York City for President Obama's re-election campaign. He speaks with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo about President Obama's relationship with Wall Street.

  • Bill Clinton is hitting the campaign trail, raising money for Obama 2012. He joins CNBC's Maria Bartiromo to discuss the European crisis, the economy and the so-called fiscal cliff.

  • Trade of the Day: AutoNation     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 5:55 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders discuss how an increase in new vehicle sales year-over-year could positively impact AutoNation.

  • Jobs Report: Reading Between the Lines     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 10:40 AM ET

    Thomas Lee, chief U.S. equity strategist at JPMorgan, offers his take on the May jobs report and says he believes June & July could present a high-quality buying opportunities for investors.

  • Larry Summers Talks Jobs     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 8:00 AM ET

    Lawrence Summers, Harvard University professor, shares his view on Friday's jobs report and his outlook for the global recovery.

  • The Price of Inequality     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 7:35 AM ET

    Joseph Stiglitz, professor at Columbia University and 2001 Nobel laureate in economics, discusses his book "The Price of Inequality."

  • Jobs Data & The Election     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 6:35 AM ET

    Insight on Friday's jobs number and what it means for Washington, with Joe Watkins, Republican Strategist, Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities.

  • The Politics of Jobs     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 6:30 AM ET

    Discussing what the third spring slowdown in a row means for the Obama campaign, with CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Into the Final Hour of Trading...     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 2:55 PM ET

    Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicholas strategist, weighs in on the state of the U.S. economy and the importance of the last hour of today's trading session.

  • 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.