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The surprise rise in German and French gross domestic product does not mean the world recession is over, and central banks are likely to make mistakes that would bring about a second recession, Roger Nightingale, strategist at Pointon York, told CNBC Friday.
The bull market snapped back today and prospects for modest economic recovery still look good. But I want to issue a warning or two about the latest policy statement from Bernanke & Company. I am not thrilled about it.
A period of weak stock markets and strong dollar is likely to come after the strong rally in developed and emerging markets alike, Marc Faber, the author of "The Gloom, Doom and Boom Report," told CNBC.
The one upgrade from the FOMC statement came on the economy: "economic activity is leveling out" is definitely a bit more positive than "the pace of economic contraction is slowing," which was the statement from the June 24th meeting.
The Federal Reserve said it will extend to the end of October a program to buy longer-term government securities, and it kept interest rates steady near zero as expected. Following is the Fed's full statement.
Incompetent policymakers are to blame for a financial crisis that will continue until substantial changes are made, "Black Swan" author Nassim Taleb told CNBC.
The world economy still risks a double-dip recession if oil prices rise toward $100 per barrel and if huge U.S. government debts frighten investors, Nouriel Roubini, professor of economics and chairman of RGE Monitor, told CNBC.
There's a growing sense the dollar may be ready to stretch its legs and jump off the financial seesaw that has kept it trading in an opposite direction to risk assets.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has embarked on a hiring spree, seeking to recruit traders to manage its bulging securities holdings, the Financial Times reported Tuesday.
The dollar bulls may finally get the upper hand as it becomes clear to investors that the euro zone is behind the U.S. and the U.K. in its economic recovery prospects, Jane Foley, currencies analyst at Forex.com, told CNBC Tuesday.
With the economy strengthening but still fragile, Federal Reserve policymakers are expected to hold a key lending rate at a record low this week and will weigh whether to extend some programs that were created to ease the financial crisis.
Some of the nation's top economic forecasters have gathered for their annual pow-wow in the woods of Maine to compare notes and reflect on the state of the economy.
Although the U.S. economy is losing jobs at a slower rate, unemployment could still exceed 10 percent, said Tig Gilliam, CEO of staffing company Adecco North America.
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Friday's GDP report is expected to show the economy shrank further in the second quarter, but many economists believe the recession has finally hit bottom.
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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said his net worth dropped by almost a third last year.
Stocks eked out a gain Monday as banks got a boost from a jump in new-home sales. Stocks had struggled for much of the day as investors worried about a a record $200 billion in Treasury auctions this week and lowered outlooks from Honeywell and Aetna cast a shadow over the market.
The Dow poked into positive territory Monday afternoon, led by Bank of America, as a jump in new-home sales buoyed bank stocks. Still, the blue-chip index struggled to stay above water as worries about a record $200 billion in Treasury auctions this week and lowered outlooks from Honeywell and Aetna cast a shadow over the market.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Sunday that he had to "hold my nose" over last year's taxpayer-financed bailouts of big financial companies but argued that the action had to be taken to avoid a major meltdown of the U.S. financial system and the broader economy.