Predictions 2013
Boldest Predictions 2013
From auto sales and health care to the New York Jets and the price of gasoline, CNBC's anchors, reporters, editors and contributors make calls on what 2013 will bring.
In Europe, Everyone Will Worry About "Default"
Will the tumult in Europe quiet down in the year ahead?
China and India Will Dominate Headlines from Asia
Which Asian countries will dominate headlines?
No Surprise: It's All About Digital in the Media Business
Get ready for more change in distribution, music, and publishing.
Is 2013 the Year of Twitter's IPO?
Facebook will rake in cash; will Twitter IPO?
Think Jamie Dimon Will Retire Next Year? Maybe So.
Which big firm will blow up, and what happens to Steve Cohen?
Fewer CEO Perp Walks and a Cybercrime Explosion
Banker conspiracies, cybercrime, and insider trading.
Will Buffett Still Be Running Berkshire Hathaway Next Year?
Is Warren Buffett's next stop Carnegie Hall?
Revealed: Price Target for the S&P Year-End
Plus a guess at a price target for the S&P next year.
GM on Its Way Back, But Electric Cars? Nah.
GM stock gets popular, but electric cars? Nah.
Housing Next Year: Prices Will Rise
It's all trending upward for next year.
How Will Wall Street Handle Collapsing Profitability?
Autos and housing are bright spots, but the rest of the U.S. economy is slow.
Tiger Woods, the Big East, and the NHL: Sports in 2013
But the Big East and the NHL are in trouble.
Where Will Manufacturers Find Employees?
The South rises again in manufacturing.
The Economy Next Year: A Little Growth, a Few More Jobs
The unemployment rate, the next Treasury appointment, and the "fiscal cliff."
What Will the New Obama Cabinet Look Like?
Who will fill roles at State, Treasury and Defense? Predictions from Washington Correspondent John Harwood.
More Money, More Problems for the Rich in 2013
The wealthy will pay more taxes but spend more, too.
The Dominant Healthcare Headline Next Year? Obamacare
And everyone will deal with the effects of Obamacare.
Better Energy and Gas Prices Ahead
Robust U.S. energy production keeps pump prices low.
Is 2013 the End of the PC?
And Samsung tries to flee Google's clutches.
Citigroup and JPMorgan Will See Big Changes Next Year
And battles will brew over Volcker and derivatives rules.
What Will Surprise Us in 2013?
A CEO change at Microsoft, a retailer reborn, and other edgy predictions from commentator Herb Greenberg.
Will Consumers Shop More if Retailers Embrace Technology?
And same-day delivery is the new layaway.
Where Are the Global Hot Spots in 2013?
Mexico is the next hot market, but Africa disappoints.
Will the US Economy — and the Markets — Finally Roar Back?
And will there be a stealth revival in energy output?
Commodities: Gold and Grain Prices Go Up
Resources that come out of the ground hinge on everything from the weather to how easily it is found in nature.
Three Defense Industry Predictions for 2013
Companies will focus on building up more international business to make up for slower bookings in the U.S.
Predictions That Went Wrong in 2012
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 such predictions for 2012 that have not quite gone according to plan.
Big 2013 Ideas From Big People
Industry heavyweights -- in finance, technology, real estate, media -- give us their perspective on the one issue, innovation or event they think will change the world in 2013.
Our Fab Five Predicts 2013
Maria Bartiromo, Jim Cramer, Joe Kernen, Larry Kudlow, and Tyler Mathisen prognosticate.