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Where the economy is headed

A CNNMoney.com survey of economist forecasts for major economic indicators.

Economist Unemployment rate 12/2010 Unemployment rate 12/2011 CPI
12/2010
CPI
12/2011
GDP 3Q GDP 4Q GDP 2011 12-month home price change 10-yr Treasury yield end of 2011
Keith Hembre First American Funds 10% 9.5% 0.8% 0.7% 2% 1% 2.1% -5.0% 2.50%
Susan Sterne Economic Analysis Associates 9.5% 8% 2% 2.5% 3% 4.6% 3.2% 2.5% 2.50%
Diane Swonk Mesiro Financial 9.8% 9.8% 0.8% 0.8% 1.2% 1.9% 2.6% 0.0% 2.90%
Mark Zandi Moody's Analytics 10.0% 9.5% 1.0% 1.8% 1.9% 2.3% 3.1% -8.0% 3.00%
Neil Dutta BoA/Merrill Lynch 9.8% 10% 0.5% 1.3% 1.8% 2.5% 1.8% -5.0% 3.00%
Kenneth Simonson Associated General Contractors of America 9.3% 8% 2% 2% 3% 3% 3% 0.0% 3.00%
Kevin Giddis Morgan Keegan 9.4% 8.5% 1.2% 2.1% 3% 4.2% 4.4% -6.0% 3.25%
Lyle Gramley Potomac Research Group 9.8% 9.6% 1.1% 0.9% 1.7% 1.8% 2% 0.0% 3.30%
Jay Brinkman Mortgage Bankers Association 9.6% 9.3% 0.7% 1.2% 1.8% 1.9% 2.4% 1.0% 3.30%
Sam Bullard Wells Fargo 9.9% 9.4% 0.45% 1.45% 1.6% 2.3% 2.2% 1.6% 3.30%
Sung Won Sohn Cal State Channel Islands 9.5% 9% 1% 2.1% 1.9% 2.1% 2.5% 2.0% 3.30%
Sean Snaith Univ Central Fla 9.8% 9.5% 1% 1.6% 1.2% 1.7% 2% -4.5% 3.40%
Dan Hamilton Center for Economic Research and Forecasting 9.45% 9.05% 1.15% 1.6% 1.4% 1.5% 2.2% 1.1% 3.40%
Maury Harris UBS 9.5% 9% 1.1% 2% 1.5% 2.5% 2.7% 0.0% 3.50%
Lawrence Yun National Association of Realtors 9.9% 9.5% 1.2% 2% 1.5% 2.4% 2.3% 1.0% 3.50%
Lynn Reaser Point Loma Nazarene University 9.6% 9% 0.8% 1.3% 1.8% 2.6% 2.9% 1.6% 3.50%
Allen Sinai Decision Economics 9.3% 8.8% 1.1% 2.1% 1.5% 1.9% 2.2% 3.0% 3.50%
George Mokrzan Huntington National Bank 9.5% 8.9% 1% 2.4% 2% 2% 2.9% 3.0% 3.50%
Bill Hampel Credit Union National Association 9.5% 9% 1.5% 1% 2.25% 2.25% 2.75% 0 to +5% 3.50%
Paul Ballew Nationwide Financial 9.4% 8.8% 1.2% 2.1% 2.3% 2.6% 2.8% -2.0% 3.60%
David Crowe Nat. Assoc of Home Builders 9.6% 9.1% 0.8% 1.1% 1.5% 2.5% 2.6% 1.0% 3.60%
Dana Johnson Comerica 9.4% 8.4% 0.9% 1.3% 2.2% 2.7% 3% 5.0% 3.80%
David Kelly JPMorgan Funds 9.7% 9.1% 2.3% 1.8% 2.9% 2.9% 3.6% 3.0% 4.05%
Bill Cheney Manulife Financial 9.5% 8.5% 0.9% 1.8% 2% 3% 3.5% 0.0% 4.10%
David Berson PMI Group 9.9% 8.6% 0.9% 1.5% 2.0% 2.7% 3.6% 0.5% 4.10%
Bart van Ark Conference Board 10% 9.5% 0.6% 1.7% 1.3% 1.6% 1.5% 0.6% 4.15%
Paul Kasriel Northern Trust 9.9% 8.8% 0.7% 1.85% 1.5% 2% 2.5% 4.30%
Michael Niemira International Council of Shopping Centers 9.4% 8% 1.3% 2.8% 2% 2.5% 2.3% 2.0% 4.50%
Bob Brusca FAO Economics 9.1% 8.2% 1.8% 2.3% 3.5% 4% 4% 3.0% 4.50%
Brian Wesbury/Bob Stein First Trust Advisors 9.3% 8.3% 1.4% 3.5% 2% 4% 3.8% 5.5% 4.50%
Bernard Baumohl Economic Outlook Group 9.3% 8.1% 2.5% 2.7% 2.1% 3.3% 3.5% 5.00%