BOGOTA, April 29- Colombia's central bank unexpectedly increased the benchmark interest rate by half a percentage point on Friday in an effort to stem rising inflation, and slightly lowered its 2016 growth forecast for the country's oil-dependent economy. Colombia's central bank embarked on a rate tightening cycle eight months ago in a bid to tame inflation,... » Read More
Kurt Karl, Chief Economist of Swiss Re, discusses his expectations for Japan and Europe's gross domestic product figures due for release this week.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the latest GDP forecast for the third quarter.
Discussing the growing wealth gap, and whether it's slowing down economic growth, with former chief economic policy adviser to VP Biden Jared Bernstein, and CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow.
Jack Meaning, research fellow at NIESR, discusses the U.K. economy on the back of July PMI data and expectations for growth over the next 18 months.
Rajiv Biswas, Chief Economist at IHS Global Insight, highlights the factors that are weighing on Indonesia's economic growth.
Taimur Baig, Chief Economist for Asia at Deutsche Bank, says slower growth will help Indonesia's current account deficit.
Discussing consumer prices and if investors should be worried about inflation, with Rick Newman, Yahoo! Finance columnist; and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Sara Eisen.
Lance Roberts, chief strategist at STA Wealth Management, says U.S. second-quarter GDP will probably be revised down, as consumption and gross domestic income remain very low.
Discussing broad selling in Thursday's market across all sectors, with Mike Holland, Holland & Company Chairman, and Neil Hennessy, Hennessy Funds.
Which economic data really matters for your investments, with Patrick Kaser, Brandywine Global, and Brian Lazorishak, Chase Investment Counsel.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight to the key economic metrics Federal Reserve Janet Yellen is watching.
The FMHR traders dissect what geopolitical tensions, and economic data, means for the market and monetary policy going forward.
As stocks spiral lower and bond yields tick higher, strategists say the dollar may finally be getting ready to flex some muscle.
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Charles Biderman, TrimTabs Investment Research, about the "underutilized" labor market and millennial investment habits.
Chris Rupkey, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, and Steven Ricchiuto, Mizuho Securities, discuss how Friday's jobs report will likely impact the Fed's taper timetable.
The Fed delivered a mixed message Wednesday, and the markets may increasingly start to ignore it if the economy continues to improve, analysts say.
Discussing the impact of strong GDP data on today's trading session, with Bob Keiser, S&P Capital IQ, and CNBC's Bob Pisani.
Former Federal Reserve Governor Randy Kroszner, and CNBC's Steve Liesman, discuss if today's GDP data will lead to the Fed adopting a faster exit policy and its focus on slack in the labor force.
Discussing Q2 GDP data, and the current market environment, with Jill Cuniff, Edge Asset Management President, and Lee Partridge, Salient Partners CIO.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on new GDP forecasts for the U.S. economy.