Economic Reports Economic Forecasting


  • *G7 criticises N Korea, Russia. ISE-SHIMA, Japan, May 27- The Group of Seven industrial powers pledged on Friday to seek strong global growth, while papering over differences on currencies and stimulus policies and expressing concern over North Korea, Russia and maritime disputes involving China. "Global growth remains moderate and below potential, while risks...

  • BENGALURU, May 27- Gold dipped to its lowest in almost eight weeks on Friday and was heading for its biggest weekly decline in nine, with positive economic data boosting expectations that U.S. interest rates will rise in the next two months. Spot gold had dipped 0.3 percent to $1,216.50 per ounce by 0333 GMT, after falling as low as $1,211.30 earlier in the session.

  • Reasons to optimistic on the S&P

    Mark Newton, Owner & Technical Analyst at Newton Advisors, talks about what to watch in the last half hour of trading.

  • Power Lunch Markets

    Discussing the interest rate environment, with Benjamin Pace, Chief Investment Officer and Partner, HPM Partners, and Ernesto Ramos, Managing Director, Head of Equities, BMO Global Asset Management.

  • Top trades for the 2nd half: Oil & yellen

    The FMHR traders discuss how the market could react tomorrow.

  • 30 Minutes to the Close: Rally skepticism

    Alan Valdes, Silverbear Capital, is looking for more volume in the market in order to really trust the market rally.

  • Where the magic happens for Apple

    Digging into Apple's chart, with Max Wolff, Manhattan Venture Partners, and Rich Ross, Evercore ISI.

  • Favorite dividend picks: CME & TXN

    Can dividend stocks continue to grow if the Federal Reserve hikes rates? Bob Landry, USAA portfolio manager, shares his forecast.

  • May 25- Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari said on Wednesday that negative interest rates, used by central banks in Europe and Japan to stimulate their economies, would only be a last resort for the U.S. central bank. Speaking in Bismarck, N.D. at an oil industry conference, Kashkari said he expects moderate growth for the U.S. economy ahead,...

  • NEW YORK, May 25- Pimco Group Chief Investment Officer Dan Ivascyn said on Wednesday he sees a better than 50/ 50 chance of a Federal Reserve rate increase in June. Ivascyn, who helps oversee $1.5 trillion, said Pimco, a unit of Allianz SE, has placed bets that the Fed will move sooner rather than later. Last week, New York Fed President William Dudley said the U.S. economy...

  • Pro: Tip your hat to financials, technology

    Gordon Charlop, CNBC Markets Analyst and Rosenblatt Securities Managing Director, talks about what to watch in the last half hour of trading.

  • Leaked photos of the new iPhone

    Apple shares are moving after a leaked photo of what claims to be the iPhone 7 came out. Tim Long, BMO Capital Markets, discusses the sales potential for the new phone.

  • Top trades for the 2nd half: SYF & JPM

    The FMHR traders reveal their final trades in discussing whether the Federal Reserve will surprise investors.

  • The case for defensive stocks

    Robert Buckland, Citi head of global equity strategy, discusses the best bet for your money right now.

  • Tens of billions of tech consolidation?

    Jennifer Nason, JPMorgan Global Chairman, is forecasting consolidation in the technology and media space.

  • BERLIN, May 24- The mood among German analysts and investors worsened unexpectedly in May as risks, including a possible British exit from the European Union, cloud the outlook in Europe's biggest economy, a survey by think tank ZEW showed on Tuesday. "Uncertainties such as a possible Brexit do not allow a more optimistic outlook," ZEW president Achim Wambach.

  • TOKYO, May 24- Japanese government bond prices were little changed on Monday, staying comfortably near the middle of their recent trading ranges that partly reflected investor uncertainty over domestic economic policies. Investors are on a holding pattern in part due to uncertainty over the domestic policy outlook after Finance Minister Taro Aso said on...

  • *Could fall below $1,200 in next couple of months- analyst. Spot gold had fallen 0.3 percent to $1,244.91 per ounce by 0332 GMT. "Over the next two weeks... if the economy is on the firm side in the U.S. and the Fed is ready to move, maybe July at the earliest, then I would say gold is ready to see a correction," said analyst Dominic Schneider of UBS Wealth Management in Hong Kong.

  • BEIJING, China- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives Beijing City Lecture on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the Official Monetary and Financial Institution Forum- 0930 GMT. PHILADELPHIA- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook at event, "An Evening with Federal...

  • BRASILIA, May 20- The Brazilian government expects a record budget shortfall this year as a two-year recession drags down revenues, but policymakers vowed new austerity measures to regain investors' confidence in the once-booming economy. Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said the target could be reduced if Congress approves austerity measures to be...