Malaysia's economy grew at a slightly faster than expected 5.6 percent in the first quarter, as investment in the private sector picked up pace.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports how first quarter GDP forecasts are tracking.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss several crosscurrents in today's market, as the euro strengthens and the yield on the 10-year moves down.
George Goncalves, head of U.S. rates strategy at Nomura Securities, says that while it's encouraging to see Europe's growth pick up, this does not mean QE will stop.
Elga Bartsch, chief European economist at Morgan Stanley, explains why she thinks the euro zone growth forecast is still "on track."
Bill Smith, president of SAM Advisors, says the Fed's mandate goals on gross domestic product, inflation and jobless number are not realistic.
Radhika Rao, economist at DBS, explains why the first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) from the euro zone will outperform the U.S.
San Francisco Federal Reserve President John Williams discusses lessons from the financial crisis, and how the Fed watches the impact to the financial markets.
San Francisco Federal Reserve President John Williams, discusses whether the Federal Reserve will signal markets with language that a rate hike is coming.
CNBC's Steve Liesman asks San Francisco Fed President John Williams about April's jobs data. Williams gives Liesman a "data dependent" t-shirt.
CNBC's Steve Liesman checks on economists' forecasts for first and second quarter GDP.
Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs chief economist, discusses his expectations for the jobs report and forecasts a rate hike.
April's 223,000 nonfarm payrolls were strong enough to signal a rebound, but weak enough to hold off Fed rate hikes until the second half of the year.
Thomas Perez, U.S. Department of Labor, weighs in on the jobs report as data shows the lowest unemployment rate in 7 years.
Rising interest rates spooked stocks far more than a warning from the Fed chair that the equities market is overvalued.
The widening in March's U.S. trade deficit, due to labor strikes at the West Coast Ports, suggests that the economy contracted in the first quarter, says Peter Boockvar, chief market analyst at The Lindsey Group.
Trade data is weighing on the markets Tuesday. CNBC's Steve Liesman checks on Q1 GDP forecasts.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss how today's weaker-than-expected trade data might impact first quarter GDP, as Greece debt woes resurface. Also Cashin is keeping an eye on the Russell 2000 for signs of negative influence.
As much as Bank Indonesia wants to support growth, the central bank's hands are tied amid higher inflation, says Euben Paracuelles, executive director & South East Asia economist at Nomura.
Wellian Wiranto, economist at OCBC, says the downward adjustment in Indonesia's growth forecasts reflects expectations as to how much the new government can achieve in the short term.