The "Squawk on the Street" news team reports on today's top business headlines, including Citi's earnings beat, AT&T's acquisition of Leap, and China's economic outlook.
The official economic numbers that China released Monday are dramatically over-estimating growth there, the author of "The Coming Collapse of China" tells CNBC.
CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports China's annual economic growth slowed to 7.5 percent in the second quarter. And Gordon Chang, Forbes columnist, discusses whether China's GDP data signals a hard landing ahead.
Song Seng Wun, regional economist at CIMB, agree that the Chinese quarterly GDP is within the authorities' "policy comfort zone".
Miranda Carr, head of China Research at North Square Blue Oak, discuss what policymakers in China are likely to do to boost growth.
Richard Fu, director of Asian commodities trading at Newedge, comments on the Chinese 7.5 percent quarterly GDP rate and explains why investors "shouldn't defer too much on the growth rate".
Yifan Hu, Head of Research and Chief Economist at Haitong International says data out of China will continue to decline without policy support.
Evan Lucas, market strategist from IG discusses China's latest economic data with Dhiren Sarin, Chief Technical Strategist, Asia Pacific at Barclays.
Jay Richards, Investment Manager at GTL Capital Management tells CNBC's Cash Flow how to trade commodities in the wake of the latest Chinese GDP figures.
George Boubouras, CIO, Equity Trustees explains what China's second-quarter GDP data means for the rest of Asian markets.
Simon Warner of AMP Capital, Bill Smead of Smead Capital Management & Stephen Green of Standard Chartered analyze the implications of China's latest second-quarter growth figures.
Jim Lam, Executive Director and CFO at Top Spring, explains why he thinks the rise in China's property prices has not waned despite the government's curbing measures.
Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia, Macquarie tells investors which ASEAN markets they should bet on.
Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist, Asia at J.P. Morgan Funds says that China's service sector growth is important to maintain a high level of employment.
Don't be tempted by cheap emerging market valuations just yet, say strategists: The short term is still fraught with danger.
Nissan Motor takes the veil off the first car in its resurrected Datsun brand in New Delhi on Monday, part of a foray by the Japanese auto maker into cheap cars for emerging markets.
How might the Fed's monetary policy, and the GDP number out of China impact the markets? Kate Warne, Edward Jones, and Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Management, discuss.
Christian Keller, economist at Barclays, discusses expectation for the Chinese quarterly GDP number, and explains why he expects the country to grow 7.4 percent this year.
Chinese cellphone chip designer Spreadtrum Communications will be acquired by a unit of government-owned Tsinghua Holdings for a raised offer price of about $1.78 billion.
Eswar Prasad, Senior Fellow from the Brookings Institution, says China now appears to be showing a higher degree of confidence in its business dealings with the U.S.