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  • WASHINGTON, Feb 9- The White House's top economic adviser, Jason Furman, said on Tuesday that the United States has ample capacity to boost spending to cushion any future economic downturn. Furman, at a news conference on President Barack Obama's final budget proposal, said that gross domestic product growth may be slowing somewhat, but that is being offset in a...

  • Santelli Exchange: Negative rates seen spreading in Europe

    CNBC's Rick Santelli gives his view on the top four European economies with the most negative rates, while Atlanta GDP is revised up to 2.5 percent.

  • What to expect from the Fed Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 10:24 AM ET
    What to expect from the Fed

    CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses the highly anticipated statement by Fed chairman Janet Yellen.

  • Odds of recession 40%: LaVorgna Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 1:03 PM ET
    Odds of recession 40%: LaVorgna

    Digging into the market selloff, and global economic factors weighing on the U.S. economy, with Joe LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • Asian markets to take a New Year breather Sunday, 7 Feb 2016 | 9:15 PM ET
    Asian markets closed for Lunar New Year, which heralds the Year of the Monkey.

    With several markets closed for the Lunar New Year and only a smattering of Asian data due, it may be a rare quiet week for investors.

  • NEW DELHI, Feb 8- India will release data on Monday showing it remains one of the fastest growing economies in the world, but economists are struggling to reconcile that rosy picture with ground realities like weak exports, investment, and flat corporate order books. "There are inconsistencies between the picture presented by new GDP series and many other tried...

  • Citi: World economy trapped in 'death spiral' Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 11:05 AM ET
    Global currency spiral

    The global economy seems trapped in a "death spiral" that could lead to further weakness in oil prices, recession and a serious equity bear market, Citi has warned.

  • *India Oct-Dec GDP seen at 7.3 pct, faster than China. *Ambit Capital estimates growth at only 5-6 pct. It's a good deal weaker than official data showing India to be the world's most dynamic big economy.

  • JAKARTA, Feb 5- Indonesia's economy picked up speed in the fourth quarter but full-year growth was still the slowest since the global financial crisis as weak consumption, investment and exports took a toll on output. Southeast Asia's largest economy grew 4.79 percent in 2015, underpinned by public spending, data from the statistics bureau showed on Friday.

  • JAKARTA, Feb 5- Indonesia's economy grew 5.04 percent from a year earlier in the final quarter of 2015, faster than market expectation, as government spending countered weak exports and consumption. The growth pace in October-December was also faster than in the third quarter, which the statistics bureau revised slightly up to 4.74 percent.

  • Op-Ed: How we'll fix the FAA: US Rep Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 9:48 AM ET
    People watch as a United Airlines jet passes the air traffic control tower at Los Angles International Airport (LAX) during take-off in Los Angeles, California.

    Congressman Carlos Curbelo has co-sponsored a bill to reform the FAA that he says will make air travel safer and more efficient.

  • Op-ed: Focus on Congress, not Fed, for growth Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 6:50 PM ET

    The Fed will soon test major U.S. banks for their ability to cope with the worst economic scenarios, which sends a strong policy statement.

  • Why inflation could be lower than expected: Fed Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 1:01 PM ET
    Why inflation could be lower than expected: Fed

    CNBC's Steve Liesmen recaps Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer's latest statements on the state of markets and the economy.

  • Q4 GDP tracking lower at 0.5% Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 12:10 PM ET
    Q4 GDP tracking lower at 0.5%

    The CNBC Rapid Update reveals fourth quarter is now tracking gross domestic product at 0.5 percent.

  • LONDON, Feb 1- The U.S. economy eked out anemic growth in the final three months of 2015, and the struggling performance of the oil and gas sector was a major contributor to the slowdown. Real gross domestic product rose at an annualized rate of 0.7 percent in the fourth quarter, down from 2.0 percent in the third and 3.9 percent in the second, the Bureau of Economic...

  • NAIROBI, Feb 1- Kenya is targeting a budget deficit of 6.9 percent of GDP in the 2016/ 17 fiscal year, from a revised 8.1 percent this fiscal year, the ministry of finance said in a draft budget policy statement. The deficit for this fiscal year is expected to decline to 522.3 billion shillings, 8.1 percent of gross domestic product, from 569.2 billion shillings, 8.7...

  • *U.S. data lifts dollar further after BoJ decision. NEW YORK, Jan 29- The dollar rose sharply on Friday, hitting a six-week high versus the yen, after the Bank of Japan took one of its main interest rates into negative territory and U.S. gross domestic product data largely matched economists' expectations. The BOJ rate cut "underscores the whole monetary policy...

  • Jan 29- U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday after weak GDP data raised expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve would go slow on future interest rate hikes. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 51.23 points, or 0.32 percent, to 16,120.87; the S&P 500 rose 4.72 points, or 0.25 percent, to 1,898.08; and the Nasdaq Composite index gained 5.49 points, or 0.12 percent, to...

  • *U.S. fourth-quarter GDP rises at a 0.7 percent rate. WASHINGTON, Jan 29- U.S. economic growth braked sharply in the fourth quarter as businesses stepped up efforts to reduce an inventory glut and a strong dollar and tepid global demand weighed on exports. Gross domestic product increased at a 0.7 percent annual rate, the Commerce Department said on Friday in a...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 29- The dollar rose on Friday after the release of a U.S. gross domestic product report that was in line with economists expectations. The greenback rose more than 2 percent against the yen after the data to 121.28 yen, the highest rate for the dollar against the Japanese currency since December. The euro fell to a session low against the dollar after the...