Predictions 2013


From auto sales to health care to the NFL to the price of gasoline, CNBC's anchors, reporters, editors and contributors make calls on what 2013 will bring.

European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany.

Will the tumult in Europe quiet down in the year ahead?

Which Asian countries will top headlines?

More change in distribution, music, and publishing ahead.

LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter forecasts.

NetNet's Carney predicts a move by the JPM chief and a Wall St. bust.

Banker conspiracies and insider trading.

Warren Buffett at Carnegie Hall?

Investing forecast for 2013 from Kaminsky.

What will the auto industry do next year?

It's all trending up next year.

Autos and housing are bright spots, but the rest of the economy is slow.

The Big East and the NHL are in trouble.

The South rises again in manufacturing.

Ben Bernanke

Will the "fiscal cliff" be resolved by 2013? Where will the unemployment rate be at the end the year? Predictions from CNBC economics reporter Steve Liesman.

Who will fill roles at State, Treasury and Defense?

The wealthy will pay more taxes but spend more, too.

How everyone will deal with the effects of Obamacare in 2013.

Robust U.S. energy production keeps pump prices low.

And Samsung tries to flee Google's clutches.

And battles will brew over Volcker and derivatives rules.

A change at the top of Microsoft, two companies that will go private, the two top NFL teams by year end and more predictions.

And same-day delivery is the new layaway.

Mexico is the next hot market, but Africa disappoints.

Will there be a stealth revival in energy output?

Gold, grains and palladium on upswing.

The Pentagon building in Washington, D.C.

Companies will focus on building up more international business to make up for slower U.S. bookings.

From the collapse of a global power to a surge in a stock price, several boom to bust observations have been made this year. Here is our list of eight.

Industry heavyweights -- in finance, technology, real estate, media -- weigh in on the one issue, innovation or event they think will change the world in 2013.

Looking ahead to 2014


  • Hot Commodity Prospects in 2013

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson shares her outlook on oil, gold, copper and corn next year, and Dan Dicker, MercBloc president, provides his energy forecast for 2013 and the best way to play oil and gas.

  • Defense in the New Year

    Defense companies are sure to be affected if we go over the "fiscal cliff" because of automatic spending cuts to the industry, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Travel Trends in the New Year

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs takes a look at some of the major travel trends in 2013.


Predictions 2013 Slideshows