Economic Reports


  • 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.

  • Foreign $ Flowing Back Into US Real Estate?  Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 2:30 PM ET

    Robert Knakal, chairman at Massey Knakal Realty Services, says he is seeing double the foreign investment going into commercial real estate as last year.

  • Pres. Clinton's View of Private Equity  Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 4:33 PM ET

    Bill Clinton ruffled some feathers at the White House when he defended Mitt Romney's role at the private equity firm Bain Capital. CNBC's Maria Bartiromo asked him about that in an exclusive interview.

  • Is Clinton's View of Fiscal Cliff Right?  Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 4:30 PM ET

    Sara Fagen, former Bush senior aide and White House political director, and Robert Reich, former Clinton labor secretary, react to former President Clinton's view on the so-called fiscal cliff and the European debt crisis.

  • 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.

  • Pres. Clinton: Avoid Fiscal Cliff at All Costs  Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    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.