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
Steven Sun, Head of China Equity Strategy, HSBC expects a positive third-quarter GDP report on Friday but explains why momentum will likely fizzle out in the fourth-quarter.
Puerto Rico has $70 billion in debt. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Puerto Rico officials are making a presentation to assuage investor concerns.
If you think the U.S. will breach its debt ceiling, how should you prepare your investments? CNBC's Bob Pisani, and Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities, discuss.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on data from the Peterson Foundation, which states government spending cuts have reduced GDP by 0.7 percent since 2010.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at how fourth quarter GDP will fare as the results of the real effects of the shutdown.
Daryl Liew, Head Of Portfolio Management at REYL Asset Management, says Singapore Q3 Advance GDP number is just a guidance, and he wasn't surprised by MAS' hawkish stance.
Roberto Jaguaribe, Brazil ambassadot to U.K., says inflation remains Brazil's main priority and that the country is focusing on infrastructure investment as an engine for growth.
Laurence Meyer, Macroeconomic Advisers, and Jeffrey Liebman, Kennedy School of Government professor, talk about the "legal issues and the technology issues" that would arise from an economic standoff in Washington.
How might 4 weeks of a government shutdown impact the economy, with Edward Lazear of Stanford University. "Speaker Boehner was actually rational today," he says.
Ben Bernake smelled "shenanigans" coming out of Washington and decided not to taper, says Bob Doll, Nuveen Asset Management, discussing the looming government shutdown and its probable impact on the economy.
Jimena Blanco, senior analyst for Latin America at Maplecroft, comments on the veracity of Argentinian statistics and the steps the IMF could take against the country.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the numbers on unemployment and second quarter GDP data. And CNBC's Steve Liesman and Jeffrey Cleveland, Payden & Rygel senior economist, discuss.
Russell Julius, Head of Banking, Asia-Pacific at HSBC, talks about potential Alibaba's IPO at Hong Kong Exchange and a sharp return of positive sentiments towards china.
Harvard's endowment fund is larger than the GDPs of countries like Jordan and Latvia. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details.
Marc Faber, Editor of the Gloom, Boom and Doom report explains why Chinese growth could slow down to a maximum of 4 percent. He also thinks gold, silver and Japanese equities are inexpensive.
Larry McDonald, Newedge senior director, explains how investors can profits from market volatility created by the Fed's no-tapering decision and the threat of a government shutdown.
Andy Rothman, China Macro Strategist at CLSA, explains why a gradual slowdown in China is perfectly reasonable, and its GDP growth could be 5 to 6% by 2020.
Jim Chanos, Kynikos Associates, shares his reaction to the Fed's decision to not scale back stimulus. And explains why he is betting against China, Herbalife, and a number of other stocks. "Every 3 to 4 years China is doubling debt vs. its GDP," he says.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Jim Bianco, Bianco Research president, take a look at whether quantitative easing worked, and if stimulus helped or hurt the economy.
Harris Georgiades, Cyprus's finance minister, says the country's resilience has exceeded expectations, as the island is now "out of the danger zone" and has entered a "stabilization phase".