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  • PARIS, May 9- The Bank of France on Tuesday estimated French second quarter gross domestic product growth to come in at 0.5 percent, adding there were signs of a pick-up in industrial production last month. The Bank of France's business climate survey for the industrial sector stood at 104 points in April, up from 103 points in March. Its business climate indicator...

  • WARREN BUFFETT ON CNBC SAYS NEVER MADE A TRADE BASED ON GDP NUMBERS.

  • Santitarn Sathirathai from Credit Suisse analyzes the latest Indonesian GDP data.

  • OTTAWA, May 4- Canada's trade deficit narrowed sharply to just C $135 million in March as exports surged to a new high on shipments of energy products, an early sign the first quarter ended strongly. Statistics Canada said on Thursday that the value of exports jumped by 3.8 percent to C $46.98 billion as volumes increased by 2.5 percent and prices grew by 1.3...

  • ADP April payrolls up 177K

    CNBC's Steve Liesman and Mark Zandi, Moody's, talk about the latest employment numbers and payroll data. Fundamental job growth is still strong, says Zandi.

  • BRASILIA, May 2- Brazil's economy will post growth of between 0.7 percent and 0.8 percent in the first quarter, turning the corner on a two-year recession, Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said on Tuesday. Meirelles said the reform of Brazil's costly social security system, the main cause of a gaping budget deficit, is crucial to restore growth and create jobs...

  • DETROIT, May 2- Major automakers on Tuesday posted declines in U.S. new vehicle sales for April in a sign the long boom cycle that lifted the American auto industry to record sales last year is losing steam, sending carmaker stocks down. Auto sales were a drag on U.S. first-quarter gross domestic product, with the economy growing at an annual rate of just 0.7 percent...

  • *Dollar pares gains vs yen after touching 112.30 yen. The dollar hit 112.30 yen, its highest since March 21, despite data on Monday showing weak U.S. factory activity and inflation and last week's release of U.S. first-quarter gross domestic product, which showed the weakest performance in three years. "Its just a good old-fashioned risk-on trade, which correlates...

  • Tax cuts enough to spur growth?

    The "Fast Money" traders discuss the likelihood for 3-4 percent growth under the Trump administration.

  • The U.S. economy is moving oil prices

    After two straight weeks of losses, U.S. crude futures are set to drop, yet again.

  • Dollar/yen stalls after North Korea's missile launch. TOKYO, May 1- Asian stocks struggled for traction on Monday after weaker-than-expected U.S. economic growth data, while the dollar dropped against the yen amid tensions over North Korea and slipped versus the euro on evidence of strong euro zone inflation. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares...

  • President Donald Trump said on Friday that the United States should be able to boost gross domestic product growth far beyond its current levels over time. "I really believe it," Trump said in an interview with Fox News. "We're saying 3 but I say 4 over the next few years.

  • NEW YORK, April 28- Stocks edged lower on Wall Street on Friday after data showing the U.S. economy grew at its weakest pace in three years in the first quarter gave traders a reason to cash recent gains. "GDP was a little bit light and that may be the cause of some weakness today," said Gary Bradshaw, portfolio manager at Hodges Capital Management in Dallas.

  • *Q1 GDP up 0.7 pct vs. est. increase of 1.2 pct. April 28- U.S. stocks looked set to open little changed on Friday after data showed the economy grew at its weakest pace in three years in the first quarter, while investors remained cautious due to simmering tensions between North Korea and the United States. Amazon rose 3.4 percent at $949.80 in premarket trading, while...

  • NEW YORK, April 28- Stocks edged lower on Wall Street on Friday after data showing the U.S. economy grew at its weakest pace in three years in the first quarter gave traders a reason to cash in recent gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 40.82 points, or 0.19 percent, to 20,940.51, the S&P 500 lost 4.58 points, or 0.19 percent, to 2,384.19 and the Nasdaq Composite...

  • Earnings vs. the economy

    CNBC's Steve Liesman and CNBC Contributor Ron Insana discuss the seemingly contradictory performance of the U.S. economy and the stock market.

  • *MSCI World index poised for best month since 2006. NEW YORK, April 28- World stock markets dipped on Friday, with U.S. equities losing ground after a soft reading on first-quarter economic growth, while the euro strengthened as euro zone inflation rose to hit the European Central Bank's target. "The GDP numbers today are questioning the robustness of the economy...

  • Dollars dollar

    U.S. companies are holding $2.6 trillion in cash overseas, according to new research.

  • April 28- U.S. stocks were slightly lower in early afternoon trading on Friday after data showed the economy grew at its weakest pace in three years in the first quarter. Other data showed that the University of Michigan's final April consumer sentiment index was at 97, below analysts' expectations of 98.. "The U.S. consumer spending is the most sensitive part of...