CNBC Fed Survey


  • Wall Street to Washington: Cut Deficit & Spending Now Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 7:30 AM ET

    The new CNBC Fed Survey shows Wall Street pros want to send Washington an unambiguous message to reduce the red ink now, without more revenue increases.

  • CNBC Fed Survey: Outlook For Stocks  Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports what participants of the Fed Survey had to say about what effect QE will have on the economy. 69 percent says QE will have an effect on raising stock prices.

  • CNBC Fed Survey reveals Wall Street is increasingly worried Washington will push the U.S. economy into recession.

  • Markets Doubt More Fed Easing Will Boost Hiring: Survey Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012 | 7:00 AM ET

    Markets overwhelmingly are looking for the Fed to announce a new program of asset purchases as soon as Thursday to try and boost the US economy but doubt it will do much to bring down unemployment, the latest CNBC Fed Survey says.

  • In each edition of the CNBC Fed Survey, we give the nation's top money managers, investment strategists, and professional economists an opportunity to tell us what they're thinking about the Federal Reserve, the economy, and the markets.  Here's what they told us in the September survey.

  • Wall Street Now Almost Certain Fed and ECB Will Act Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 7:00 AM ET
    The New York Federal Reserve Building.

    A CNBC survey of Wall Street economists, traders, analysts, and money managers finds a large majority of them expect further actions by the U.S. Federal Reserve and European Central Bank to boost the faltering global economy.

  • Wall Street has dramatically increased its expectations for another round of quantitative easing from the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • Ben Bernanke

    Wall Street is not expecting additional quantitative easing from the Federal Reserve at its meeting this week but increasingly believes in the Fed’s promise to keep interest rates low until late 2014 as its own outlook on the economy grows bleaker, according to the latest CNBC Fed Survey.

  • Wall Street Hopes for Romney, but Expects Obama to Win Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012 | 9:27 AM ET
    Mitt Romney and Barack Obama

    "Like Europe, when it comes to our biggest needs we have tended to kick the can down the road," says economist Robert Brusque, who favors Romney. "We need someone to kick us in the can to get us going in the right direction on a different road."

  • Nine out of 10 market participants don’t believe the Federal Reserve will wait until late 2014 to raise interest rates because of an improving economy and threat of inflation, a new CNBC survey says.

  • Market participants on average think the S&P 500 will be mostly unchanged through June and rise only 2.3 percent by December 2012 from the current level, the March CNBC Fed Survey finds.

  • Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    Market participants are divided on whether the Federal Reserve will ease again, but have grown somewhat more optimistic about the economy, according to the January CNBC Fed Survey.

  • Federal Reserve Building, Washington, D.C.

    Mirroring a sharp split on the Fed, market participants are divided over the direction of central bank policy with the October CNBC Fed Survey finding just under half expecting the Fed to launch another round of quantitative easing in the next year.

  • CNBC Fed Survey: You vs. the Pros Thursday, 27 Oct 2011 | 12:42 PM ET

    Every month, CNBC sends invitations to 190 of the world’s most influential money managers, analysts, and economists...This month, we’re inviting you to join in.

  • CNBC Fed Survey: Expect a 'Twist' This Week Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 6:00 AM ET
    Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    Markets participants are overwhelmingly banking on the Federal Reserve to deliver a new program to bolster the economy at its meeting this week, according to the latest CNBC Fed Survey.

  • Ben Bernanke

    Market participants now believe the Federal Reserve is more likely than not to resume purchasing assets during the next year in a third round of quantitative easing,  the latest CNBC Fed Survey finds.

  • The stock market is likely to plunge if Congress fails to raise the debt ceiling by Aug. 2, but there is only limited upside if a deal gets done in time, according to the latest CNBC Fed Survey.

  • The CNBC All-America Economic Survey of 800 Americans finds attitudes towards the economy are about as bleak as they were during the recession.

  • An Aggressive Fed? More of the Street Betting On It Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 10:43 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    After better economic data and increasingly hawkish comments from some US central bankers, Wall Street is beginning to price in a more aggressive Federal Reserve, according to the latest CNBC Fed Survey.

  • New York Stock Exchange, lower Manhattan, New York City.

    Economists, fund managers and strategies who responded to the latest CNBC Fed survey have lowered their outlook for growth and the level of the S&P 500.


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