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.» Read More
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".
The auto market is doing better than economists are giving it credit for. Why? Untracked certified preowned vehicle sales.
John Hardy, FX strategist at Saxo Bank, comments on the mixed euro zone GDP numbers. He advises investors to watch for "signals" from the European Central Bank about the prospective transition towards quantitative easing.
Steven Bell, director of global macro at F&C, says the 0.3 percent quarter-on-quarter rise in French third quarter GDP is a "relief" but the country's government is "paralyzed" and unable to make the necessary structural reforms.
Steven Bell, director of global macro at F&C, says the impact of a weaker euro on the economy is minimal.
CNBC talks to four German CEOs about their thoughts on the current state of Germany's economy, prior to release of the third quarter's GDP data.
Europe will have very low GDP growth for years to come, which could be a "great opportunity", says Sodexo CEO Michel Landel.
Gaurav Mehta, VP of Institutional Equities at Ambit Capital, says a rate cut in December is unlikely as it's too early for the Indian central bank to declare victory on inflation.
Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs chief economist, shares his thoughts on why the Fed appears averse to hiking interest rates.
The U.S. added 214,000 nonfarm jobs in October. Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs chief economist, provides insight to employment and wage acceleration. Hatzius says there is still significant slack in the labor market.