TBILISI, July 31- Georgia's economic growth slowed to 2.6 percent in the first half of this year compared with 6 percent in the same period last year, the National Statistics service said on Friday. Gross domestic product grew 4.7 percent last year, missing the government's initial forecast of 6 percent. Georgia, which is traversed by pipelines carrying Caspian...» Read More
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses Fed policy, interest rates and stock market fundamentals.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on the health of the U.S. economy. And CNBC's Steve Liesman and James Bullard, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis president & CEO, provide insight on the economic data.
Sen. Rob Portman, (R-OH), discusses ways to reduce taxes, grow the economy, and work with Democrats to move the economy and create jobs.
Ben Broadbent, member of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee, says he expects U.K. GDP forecasts for the second half of 2013 to be revised up.
Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg U.K., discusses the U.K. GDP and says the weakening of consumption is a positive as it shows the recovery may no longer be mainly driven by households' consumption.
How to play the global economic environment, with David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds, and Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on the economic impact of bad winter weather on GDP.
Tomo Kinoshita, chief Japan economist at Nomura, says the sales tax hike in Japan will only create one quarter of negative growth for Japan.
Guy Stear, Asia Head of Research at Societe Generale, says dismal consumer and business spending contributed to a weaker-than-expected gross domestic product (GDP) for Japan.
Alvin Liew, senior economist at UOB, says weak exports and machinery orders weighed on Japan's fourth quarter gross domestic product (GDP).
Phyllis Papadavid, senior global FX strategist at BNP Paribas CIB, discusses the euro zone's economy after the latest data showed the economy grew 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter.
Elga Bartsch, chief European economist at Morgan Stanley, discusses the string of European GDP data released on Friday and what it means for the euro zone economy.
Timo Del Carpio, European economist at RBC, discusses Europe's debt profile and says the stronger-than-expected GDP numbers out of France and Germany will help fiscal consolidation.
Philip Tyson, rates strategist at ICAP, discusses Italian fundamentals and says that growth could "potentially" stay negative for the next couple of years.
CNBC's Steve Liesman explains how the weather is impacting the growth in payrolls and the GDP.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports Lorreta Mester has been named new president of the Cleveland Fed replacing the retiring Sandra Pianalto.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on the economic impact from the winter storm.
Jahangir Aziz, head of EM Asia economic research at JP Morgan, discusses the Indian economy and says that there is a "strange combination" of "falling growth" and "sticky high inflation."
Ahead of Indonesia's fourth quarter GDP release, Daryl Liew, Head Of Portfolio Management at REYL Asset Management, discusses his outlook for the Southeast Asian economy.
The marketplace is overly long, explains Rick Bensignor of Wells Fargo Securities. Bensignor thinks 2013's December 31st high "potentially very much lines up" with the peak in September of 1929. Ryan Detrick of Schaeffer's Investment Research, provides perspective.