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Economic Reports Economic Forecasting

  • Closing Bell Exchange: Amazon going to $1K

    Discussing the current state of the markets with Robert Luna, Surevest Wealth Management; Paul Dietrich, Fairfax Global Markets; Stephen Guilfoyle, TheStreet.com; and CNBC’s Rick Santelli.

  • BERLIN, May 23- Business morale in Germany hit its highest since reunification in May and an already rosy growth outlook brightened further, tapping into hopes that Berlin will ally with Paris in spearheading a broad-based economic revival in Europe. France is Germany's second biggest trading partner and europhile Emmanuel Macron's presidential election...

  • BERLIN, May 23- German business morale brightened more than expected in May, hitting its highest level on record since 1991, a survey showed on Tuesday, in a further sign that company executives are more upbeat about the growth outlook of Europe's largest economy. The Munich- based Ifo economic institute said its business climate index, based on a monthly survey...

  • *OPEC- led oil production cut seen being extended to March 2018. SINGAPORE, May 23- Oil prices were firm on Tuesday on the expectation that an OPEC- led production cut would be extended to next March, but analysts said economic slowdown was clouding the mid-term outlook for crude markets. OPEC and other participating producers are due to meet in Vienna on May 25 to...

  • **NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook before the MNI Connect Roundtable- 2100 GMT. **MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari holds media Q&A at the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute Conference- 1300 GMT. **MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Bank of...

  • **NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook before the MNI Connect Roundtable- 2100 GMT. **MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari holds media Q&A at the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute Conference- 1300 GMT. **MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Bank of...

  • Closing Bell Exchange: Oil touches highest level since April 19th

    Discussing the current state of the markets with John Manley, Wells Fargo Funds Management; Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel; and CNBC’s Rick Santelli.

  • NEW DELHI, May 22- Africa will see a lift-off in economic growth this year and next on the back of a rebound in global commodity prices, an annual report predicted on Monday. The African Economic Outlook, co-authored by the African Development Bank, the OECD and the United Nations Development Programme, expects the continent's economy to grow by 3.4 percent in 2017...

  • RIYADH, May 20- National oil giant Saudi Aramco expects to sign $50 billion of deals with U.S. companies on Saturday, part of a drive to diversify the kingdom's economy beyond oil exports, Aramco's chief executive Amin Nasser said. Among the deals, executives said, were a plan by Jacobs Engineering Group Inc for a joint venture with Aramco to manage business...

  • RIYADH, May 20- National oil giant Saudi Aramco expects to sign $50 billion of deals with U.S. companies on Saturday, part of a drive to diversify the kingdom's economy beyond oil exports, Aramco's chief executive Amin Nasser said on Saturday. Nasser was speaking at a conference of scores of senior U.S. and Saudi business executives, coinciding with the visit of U.S.

  • Discussing the current state of the markets with Tim Lesko, Granite Investment Advisors; Kevin Giddis, Raymond James; Jonathan Corpina, Meridian Equity Partners; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • MOSCOW, May 19- The International Monetary Fund improved its forecast for Russia's economic growth this year to 1.4 percent, saying easier financial conditions and higher oil prices would help drive a recovery, a regular IMF report showed on Friday. The Fund, which in October forecast the economy would grow by 1.1 percent this year, said Russia was exiting a...

  • A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

    Discussing the current state of the markets with Peter Boockvar, The Lindsey Group; Keith Bliss, Cuttone & Company; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • WASHINGTON, May 18- New applications for U.S. jobless benefits unexpectedly fell last week and the number of Americans on unemployment rolls tumbled to a 28-1/ 2- year low, pointing to rapidly shrinking labor market slack. The cloud over Trump, stemming from his firing last week of the FBI chief and reports that the U.S. leader disclosed national security...

  • REUTERS POLL-BANK OF ENGLAND'S UK GROWTH AND WAGE INFLATION FORECASTS TOO OPTIMISTIC- ECONOMISTS.

  • LONDON, May 18- The Bank of England's growth and wage forecasts are too rosy, according to economists polled by Reuters who were divided on what a large Conservative majority in June's UK election would mean for Britain's divorce terms from the EU. BoE Governor Mark Carney said the forecasts hinged on a "smooth" transition to Brexit, as well as a big pick-up in wage...

  • REUTERS POLL- FRANCE'S GROWTH FORECASTS MOSTLY UNCHANGED SINCE MACRON WON PRESIDENCY BUT ECONOMISTS SAYS RISKS TO UPSIDE.

  • Closing Bell Exchange: Stocks poised for worst day of 2017

    Discussing the current state of the markets with Patrick Kaser, Brandywine Global, Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities; and CNBC’s Rick Santelli.

  • LONDON, May 17- Sterling rose back to the top of the past month's range against the dollar on Wednesday, bouncing to $1.2952 after an initial dip following wage and jobs numbers that offered mixed messages about Britain's economic prospects. With productivity coming in lower as well, that adds up to a less rosy long-term economic outlook, "said Viraj Patel, a...

  • LONDON, May 17- Sterling rose back to the top of the past month's range against the dollar on Wednesday, bouncing to $1.2952 after an initial dip following wage and jobs numbers that offered mixed messages about Britain's economic prospects. With productivity coming in lower as well, that adds up to a less rosy long-term economic outlook, "said Viraj Patel, a...