DUBLIN, Dec 1- Ireland slashed its year-end budget deficit forecast on Tuesday to 1.7 percent of gross domestic product from 2.1 percent, as the tax take in Europe's fastest growing economy far exceeded expectations in November. That would leave Ireland with a deficit close to half the 3 percent target set under its EU-IMF bailout in 2010, which rescued the...» Read More
Dan Greenhaus, BTIG strategist, says for the last 3 years, the media has been scared of reporting on the health of the U.S. recovery.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight to data that proves the economic recovery is happening in the U.S.
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CNBC's Steve Liesman reports how unexpected strong GDP numbers impact Q4 forecasts.
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Tom Porcelli, RBC Captial Markets, runs through the latest data on the economy and provides his thoughts on what to expect in the fourth quarter.
CNBC's Rick Santelli provides the first glimpse of the government's revision of the third quarter's GDP numbers. And CNBC's Steve Liesman, provides perspective.
Wall Street will be watching for third quarter GDP revision, as well as housing and consumer data due out today. U.S. stock futures were higher in early trading.
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Japan's Prime Minister is motivated by hopes that elections can "purify" the ruling party from recent scandals, says Jun Okumura, Visiting Scholar at the Meiji Institute for Global Affairs.
Jim Rickards, Chief Global Strategist at West Shore Funds, says the U.S. economy is still seeing below-trend growth and remains too weak to support an interest rate increase.
Simon Quijano-Evans, head of EM research at Commerzbank, talks about the Russian ruble's recent moves and how the currency is driven by a "number of factors".
Junko Nishioka, Chief Japan Economist at RBS, says a delayed sales tax hike will boost GDP by 0.5 percent in the near term, but warns of negative market implications in the long run.
Mikio Kumada, Executive Director and Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners, explains why the country's recent weak GDP is part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's political agenda.
Chris Scicluna, head of economic research at Daiwa Capital Markets says we shouldn't "jump to too many conclusions" with Japan's recent GDP data, and he's expecting to see "positive growth" in the next two quarters.
CNBC's Kaori Enjoji reports on whether third quarter Japanese GDP figures which pushed the country into a technical recession, will be the catalyst for snap elections.
Luca Silipo, Chief Economist at Natixis, explains why Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies won't be the remedy to Japan's economic woes.
While a delay in the planned consumption tax hike will boost Japan in the short-term, it could jeopardize efforts of fiscal consolidation, says David Mann, Regional Head of Research, Asia at Standard Chartered.
Yoshito Sakakibara, Executive Director of Investment Research, JP Morgan, outlines the factors weighing on Japan's growth and says it may be ideal to delay the sales tax hike.
Peter Bofinger, member of the German Council of Economic Experts and one of the German Chancellor's "wise men" says that Germany's is not doing its original job of being the economic "powerhouse of the euro area".