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  • 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...

  • *Amazon sinks after profit misses expectations. Jan 29- Wall Street was set to open higher on Friday after weak GDP data raised expectations that the U.S. Investors across the globe are still reeling from one of the worst starts to a year as oil prices remain under pressure and fears of a China- led global slowdown grow.

  • Consumer spending number 'looks better': Michelle Meyer

    Michelle Meyer, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, weighs in on fourth quarter GDP and shares her expectations on growth in the U.S. economy

  • *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, also as...

  • US TREASURY YIELDS INCREASE SLIGHTLY AFTER GDP, 10- YEAR NOTE YIELDS RISE TO 1.93 PERCENT.

  • Q4 GDP up 0.7% (annual rate) Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 8:30 AM ET
    Q4 GDP up 0.7% (annual rate)

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest read on U.S. economic growth. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective.

  • Jan 29- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Friday after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly cut a benchmark interest rate below zero, and ahead of data on U.S. economic growth in the fourth quarter. *The report, due at 8:30 a.m. ET, may set off another bout of selling on the stock market as investors, already worried about weak global growth, flee to less risky assets.

  • TAIPEI, Jan 29- Taiwan stocks climbed on Friday in line with tentative gains seen in overseas markets, and trying to shake off five-month lows hit last week despite a weakening domestic economy. As of 0210 GMT, the main TAIEX index rose 0.7 percent to 7,960.49, hovering just above its Jan. 18 low, after closing up 0.7 percent in the previous session.

  • China's 2016 GDP growth likely 6.6%: Credit Suisse Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 9:13 PM ET
    China's 2016 GDP growth likely 6.6%: Credit Suisse

    Sailesh Jha, chief Asia economist at Credit Suisse Private Banking Asia, says China's 'new economy' sectors are showing stabilization, not acceleration.

  • This country just posted a huge Q4 GDP beat Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 12:33 AM ET

    The Philippine economy grew 5.8% in 2015, probably one of the strongest growth rates in a turbulent year.

  • 'Asia tourism growth momentum will continue' Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 10:38 PM ET
    'Asia tourism growth momentum will continue'

    Matthew Driver from MasterCard talks about the findings from the inaugural Asia Pacific Destinations Index, which covers 167 locations.