Steve Liesman, NBR, CNBC.com’s Posts

A surge in economic optimism contrasts with a decline in Americans’ approval of President Donald Trump.

The new CNBC All-America Economic Survey shows respondents who believe the economy will get better in the next year jumped to 42 percent since Trump’s win.

After the Republican convention, just 52 percent of respondents to a small CNBC survey believe Hillary Clinton will prevail over Donald Trump.

The CNBC All-America Survey shows a tight race with 25 percent of voters undecided, including 14 percent who right now choose “neither” candidate.

CNBC asked leading economists Alan Krueger and Ed Lazear to weigh in on President Obama’s record on jobs. Check out their arguments.

The CNBC Fed Survey finds most see Clinton winning the presidency. But they support Kasich

An analysis of the GDP reports suggests errors that should give investors, business executives and policymakers pause in relying on the data.

CNBC went all the way to World War II to see if bear markets can predict recessions, and what other impact they might have.

An overwhelming 88 percent of survey respondents say the Fed’s next move will be to hike interest rates, but they’ve put off that hike until May.

As Americans head to the malls this holiday shopping season, they are less optimistic on the economy than they were a year ago, and that could depress their spending plans. The CNBC All-America Economic Survey finds that just 22 percent of the public sees the economy improving, a 5-point drop from more buoyant levels a …

The chance of recession in the next 12 months jumped to a two-year high in the latest CNBC Fed Survey as Wall Street continues to downgrade the outlook for U.S. growth and push out the date for the first Fed rate hike. Respondents to the survey, including economists, fund managers and analysts, see a 22 …

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen lashed out at the culture in the nation’s biggest banks on Tuesday saying “there may be pervasive shortcomings in the values of large financial firms that might undermine their safety and soundness.” In a speech in New York City, Yellen, who as head of the Federal Reserve is the nation’s …

Two little-known researchers, focusing on a piece of the earnings cycle that very few pay any attention to, may have found a profitable anomaly for investors. A research paper by Romain Boulland of the ESSEC Business School in France and Olivier Dessaint of the University of Toronto looks at when companies announce they will announce …

Wall Street is looking for lower inflation and stronger growth from the plunge in oil prices but the CNBC Fed Survey shows it still sees the Federal Reserve on track raise interest rates this summer for the first time in eight years. Instead of seeing the Fed putting off rate hikes because of lower inflation, …

Call it a Fortress USA mentality—the stock market hitting new highs while the news abroad ranges from economically dismal to militarily gruesome. Russian forces roll into Ukraine amid news of beheadings in Iraq from one of the most brutal terrorist groups the world has ever seen in the heart of the world’s oil production and …