Economic Reports Economic Forecasting

  • MALVERN, Pa., Jan 12- The U.S. economy is gathering enough strength to warrant three interest rate increases this year from the Federal Reserve, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said on Thursday. "The economy is displaying considerable strength," Harker said in prepared remarks for a business group in Malvern, Pennsylvania, adding that inflation is...

  • NAPLES, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before a panel at the American Council of Life Insurers Executive Roundtable- 1345 GMT. NAPLES, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy...

  • President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a press conference January 11, 2017, at Trump Tower in New York.

    Discussing the current state of the markets with with Meg Green, Meg Green & Associates; Keith Bliss, Cuttone & Co.; and Holly Liss, BTIG.

  • UPBEAT OUTLOOK: Company owners' expectations for the economy surged after the election to the highest level since December 2004, the National Federation of Independent Business said Tuesday. The advocacy group said its Index of Small Business Optimism, compiled from a survey of 619 members, gained 7.4 points to 105.8 last month. THE BIG PICTURE: The survey was in...

  • WASHINGTON— The World Bank is forecasting the global economy will accelerate slightly in 2017 after turning in the worst performance last year since the 2008 financial crisis. "We are encouraged to see stronger economic prospects on the horizon," said World Bank President Jim Yong Kim. In the years since the 2008 financial crisis, the World Bank and the...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 10- The World Bank on Tuesday said global growth would accelerate slightly as recovering oil and commodity prices ease pressures on emerging-market commodity exporters and painful recessions in Brazil and Russia come to an end. "After years of disappointing global growth, we are encouraged to see stronger economic prospects on the horizon,"...

  • MEXICO CITY, Jan 10- Mexico's peso fell more than 1 percent against the dollar on Tuesday to set a record low of 21.63 per dollar, and the chief of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said further depreciation was "almost inevitable." "It's foreseeable, I'd say almost inevitable that it keeps on depreciating," OECD Secretary General Jose...

  • *Trump, China are major concerns for German exporters. BERLIN, Jan 10- The German economy could face headwinds from a protectionist U.S. trade policy and excessive state interference in China, the BDI industry association said on Tuesday, projecting a 1.5 percent expansion in Europe's biggest economy this year. "In view of global political uncertainty that...

  • PARIS, Jan 10- French industrial production posted a surprisingly strong rebound in November, adding to a brightening outlook among both consumers and companies to signal a sharper-than-expected pick-up in activity in the euro zone's second-biggest economy. The boost comes as Germany, the euro zone's largest economy, is also showing signs of unexpected...

  • PARIS, Jan 10- French industrial production posted a surprisingly strong rebound in November, adding to a brightening outlook among both consumers and companies to signals a sharper-than-expected pick-up in activity in the euro zone's second-biggest economy. The boost comes as Germany, the euro zone's largest economy, is also showing signs of unexpected...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 9- Gold rose to a five-week high on Monday as markets reassessed the outlook for the U.S. economy after Donald Trump is inaugurated as president later this month, taking support from the falling dollar and lower U.S. Spot gold was up 0.9 percent at $1,183.60 an ounce by 3:17 p.m. EST after touching $1,185.80, the highest since Dec. 5.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on January 5, 2017.

    Discussing the current state of the markets with Steve Quirk, TD Ameritrade; Stephen Guilfoyle, Sarge 986; Scott Wren, Wells Fargo Investment Institute; and CNBC’s Rick Santelli.

  • LONDON, Jan 9- Gold firmed on Monday as markets reassessed the outlook for the U.S. economy after Donald Trump is inaugurated as President later this month, with the dollar steadying after the previous session's bounce. Spot gold was up 0.5 percent at $1,178.21 an ounce at 1500 GMT, while U.S. gold futures for February delivery were $5.10 higher at $1,178.50.

  • LONDON, Jan 9- British factory bosses are downbeat about the outlook for the economy after last year's Brexit vote even though they expect their sales both at home and abroad to improve in 2017, an industry survey showed on Monday. An annual survey by manufacturing association EEF showed 47 percent of executives in the sector predicted a decline in Britain's...

  • CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on economic outlook before the CFA Society Chicago- 1800 GMT. HARTFORD, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks before the Connecticut Business& Industry Association annual Economic Summit and Outlook- 1400 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council...

  • A Federal Reserve governor is saying record-low interest rates have so far produced only isolated signs of excess in the economy but that the central bank must remain vigilant. Jerome Powell says low rates helped pull the country from the Great Recession and toward a healthy job market. He made the remarks Saturday at an American Finance Association meeting...

  • CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a panel discussion on "Ending too-big-to fail" at the American Economic Association conference- 1615 GMT. CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on economic outlook before the CFA Society Chicago- 1800 GMT. HARTFORD, United States- Federal...

  • Closing Bell Exchange: More interest coming into the market

    Discussing the current state of the markets with Mary Ann Bartels, Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Jim Callinan, Osterweis Emerging Opportunity Fund; Jonathan Corpina, Meridian Equity Partners; and CNBC’s Rick Santelli.

  • Fmr. RBI Gov. Rajan on the economy

    Raghuram Rajan, former Reserve Bank of India governor and former IMF chief economist, speaks with CNBC's Steve Liesman at the American Economic Association Conference about the state of the global economy and his outlook going forward.

  • Andrew Haldane, the Bank of England's Chief Economist and Executive Director, Monetary Analysis & Statistics

    The Bank of England's Chief Economist bemoaned forecasting models to foresee the financial crash and the Brexit vote.