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Economic Reports Economic Forecasting

  • Closing Bell Exchange: Markets projecting tax reform earlier than possible

    Discussing the current state of the markets with David Waddell, Waddell & Associates; Stephen Guilfoyle, Sarge986; and CNBC’s Rick Santelli.

  • LONDON, Feb 6- More than half of British business leaders believe the vote to leave the European Union has had a negative impact on their companies but most firms are confident they can survive the change, according to a survey on Monday. Britain's economy has performed more strongly than expected since the Brexit vote last June, but an Ipsos Mori survey of more...

  • U.S. President Ronald Reagan addresses the nation

    History could be set to repeat itself as excessive growth has left the U.S. dollar poised to collapse, according to OMFIF.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 3- Wall Street's top banks expect just two rate hikes from the Federal Reserve this year and see only modest risk to the U.S. central bank being pressed into a more aggressive pace of monetary policy tightening, a Reuters polls showed on Friday. While the Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly non-farm payrolls report showed employment growth continues...

  • Closing Bell Exchange: Financials need to lead the way

    Discussing the current state of the markets with Keith Bliss, Cuttone & Co.; Joseph Tanious, Bessemer Trust; and CNBC’s Rick Santelli.

  • OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill., Feb 3- The U.S. Federal Reserve should raise interest rates slowly even as fiscal policies under President Donald Trump are likely to help push economic growth beyond sustainable levels, Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said on Friday. "Appropriate policy calls for a slow pace of normalization in order to give the real...

  • Closing Bell Exc ange: Deregulation and the markets

    Discussing the current state of the markets with Charles Bobrinskoy, Ariel Investments; Jonathan Corpina, Meridian Equity Partners; and CNBC’s Rick Santelli.

  • *BoE sharply raises 2017 GDP forecast to +2.0 pct. By William Schomberg and David Milliken. LONDON, Feb 2- The Bank of England made its latest sharp increase to forecasts for British economic growth in 2017 on Thursday, but appeared in no rush to raise interest rates, warning of "twists and turns" on the road out of the European Union.

  • By William Schomberg and David Milliken. LONDON, Feb 2- The Bank of England on Thursday sharply increased its forecast for British economic growth in 2017, but appeared to be in no rush to raise interest rates, warning of "twists and turns" on the road out of the European Union. The currency fell and British government 10- year bond yields were on track for their...

  • SAO PAULO, Feb 2- Banco Bradesco SA expects slow lending growth and high loan-loss provisions this year, as Brazil's No. 3 bank remains cautious over the pace of economic recovery and the ability of households and companies to take on new borrowing. Banks in Brazil are struggling with the country's harshest recession since 1901 and fallout from a sweeping...

  • *European stocks mixed, Wall Street seen opening lower. *Pound dips after Bank of England says rates could rise or fall. Britain's pound nonetheless fell against the dollar and euro after the Bank of England, while raising its forecast for British growth this year, also kept policy unchanged and said rates could go either way depending on the economic outlook.

  • SAO PAULO, Feb 2- Banco Bradesco SA expects slow lending growth and high loan-loss provisions this year, as Brazil's No. 3 bank remains cautious over the pace of economic recovery and the ability of households and companies to take on new borrowing. In a statement on Thursday, the Osasco, Brazil- based lender forecast loan book growth of 1 percent to 5 percent this...

  • TOKYO, Feb 2- Questions remain over the United States' growth outlook due to uncertainty over the new administration's policies, while rising protectionism in advanced economies could affect Asia's prosperity, a senior International Monetary Fund official said. Asia continues to perform strongly and the near-term outlook remains strong, but it faces risks,...

  • TOKYO, Feb 2- Questions remain over the United States' growth outlook due to uncertainty over the new administration's policies, while rising protectionism in advanced economies could affect Asia's prosperity, a senior International Monetary Fund official said. Asia continues to perform strongly and the near-term outlook remains strong, but downside...

  • Closing Bell Exchange: Markets are myopic on Trump

    Discussing the current state of the markets with Diane Swonk, DS Economics; Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery Scott; Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel; and CNBC’s Rick Santelli.

  • SEOUL, Feb 1- South Korean exports rose in January for a third consecutive month and at the fastest pace in nearly five years, preliminary data showed on Wednesday, handsomely beating expectations. Wednesday's news was not all good, however, with a survey showing South Korea's manufacturing activity contracted for a sixth straight month in January on...

  • SEOUL, Feb 1- South Korean exports in January rose for a third consecutive month and at the fastest pace in nearly five years, preliminary data showed on Wednesday, handsomely beating expectations. Wednesday's news was not all good, however, with a survey showing South Korea's manufacturing activity contracted for a sixth straight month in January on...

  • LONDON, Feb 1- Britain's economy now looks set to slow only slightly in 2017 after its resilient response to last year's Brexit vote, but growth is still likely to be a lot weaker than if the country had decided to stay in the European Union, a think tank said. The National Institute of Economic and Social Research said on Wednesday its latest forecasts pointed to...

  • Closing Bell Exchange: Uncertainty the word of the day

    Discussing the current state of the markets with Doug Gordon, Russell Investments; Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel; and CNBC’s Rick Santelli.

  • *GRAPHIC: Tourism in Turkey: http://tmsnrt.rs/2aMNSxo. ANKARA, Jan 31- Turkey's central bank signalled on Tuesday it would stick with its unorthodox steps to manage the fall in the lira, saying its moves to drive up funding costs were working and would continue until the inflation outlook improves. The central bank raised its main policy rate- the one-week repo...