China's new leaders have adopted a greater tolerance for a slowdown in the economy than their predecessors and are likely to allow quarterly growth to slip as far as 7 percent before triggering fresh stimulus.
China's uneven economic recovery signals a looming dilemma for policymakers as data released at the weekend showed inflation at a 10-month high while factory output and consumer spending were weaker than forecast.
Using the analogy of a nurturing mother with a child, the Fed has been holding our hand for a little more than two years now. As the Fed begins to let go and start tapering, what are investors supposed to do? Cox discusses the best way to play the taper?
Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 8:52 AM ET
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he is skeptical the bipartisan budget agreement reached last night will pass a vote in Congress.
Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 9:04 AM ET
The "Squawk on the Street" team discuss the bipartisan budget agreement. Cramer says there is reason to be optimistic, but Washington usually does not help the stock market.