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  • Fed to let economy 'run hot': Ip     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 3:27 PM ET

    Discussing the state of the U.S. economic recovery and the Fed's next move, with Greg Ip, The Economist, and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • Santelli: Here's what matters     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 1:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • US data sends mixed economic signals     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on the strong read on Philly Fed in November at 40.8, as well as October existing home sales up 1.5 percent.

  • US jobless claims lowest since 2000; CPI flat Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    A We're Hiring sign at a Target store in Mount Kisco, New York.

    Initial claims for state unemployment benefits fell more than expected, while a reading on consumer prices came in unexpectedly flat.

  • *Inflation among highest in emerging markets. ISTANBUL, Nov 20- The Turkish central bank kept interest rates on hold on Thursday and said it would keep monetary policy tight until the inflation outlook improves significantly, hinting that no cuts are likely until next year. The Istanbul stock index and 10- year benchmark bond were little moved.

  • LONDON/ BEIJING, Nov 20- Surveys sounded warning bells for the global economy on Thursday as euro zone businesses grew less quickly than any forecaster expected and China's factories lost momentum. Markit's Composite Flash Purchasing Managers' Index for November, based on surveys of thousands of companies and seen as a good growth indicator, fell to 51.4,...

  • Asian currencies face 'double whammy'     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 9:44 PM ET

    Mitul Kotecha, Head of FX Strategy, Asia Pacific at Barclays, says Asian currencies have come under pressure following a weaker yen and soft economic data coming out of China.

  • *Oct exports +9.6 pct y/y vs f'cast +4.5 pct y/y. TOKYO, Nov 20- Japanese exports grew in October at the fastest pace in eight months, an encouraging sign that global demand could help the country recover from recession and support the central bank's optimistic economic outlook. "The trade data shows that exports will contribute to growth in the fourth quarter and...

  • TOKYO, Nov 20- Japanese exports grew in October at the fastest pace in eight months in an encouraging sign that global demand could help the country recover from an unexpected recession and support the central bank's optimistic economic outlook. "The trade data shows that exports will contribute to growth in the fourth quarter and help recoup some of the...

  • What to take away from the FOMC's minutes     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 5:10 PM ET

    While the Fed is happy with the U.S. recovery, officials are worried that inflation might persist below their objective for some time, says Robin Bew, MD of Economist Intelligence Unit.

  • Despite the Fed's lack of concern over low inflation, market analysts believe CPI has the potential to move markets on Thursday. CNBC's Patti Domm reports.

  • Fed sees solid US economy, despite new threats Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 2:07 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Federal Reserve policy-makers discussed a variety of economic threats at their October meeting— from turbulent financial markets to overseas weakness— but decided to move forward with plans to end their landmark bond buying program. Minutes of the Fed's Oct. 28-29 meeting released on Wednesday showed that Fed officials grappled with a number of...

  • Santelli: Tracking yields overseas     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:38 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • MOSCOW, Nov 19- Russian meat firm Cherkizovo posted an eight-fold increase in third-quarter earnings, but said it expected a more challenging end to the year, with a weaker rouble driving costs higher and inflation squeezing consumption. Cherkizovo has been one of the few winners so far in Russia's economic downturn after a ban on Western food imports in...

  • The good and bad of Japan's tax hike delay     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:04 AM ET

    Junko Nishioka, Chief Japan Economist at RBS, says a delayed sales tax hike will boost GDP by 0.5 percent in the near term, but warns of negative market implications in the long run.

  • Why Japan's inflation goal is now within reach     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 7:02 PM ET

    The delay in sales tax hike, along with the BOJ's surprise stimulus, will help Japan to meet its 2 percent inflation goal, says Takuji Okubo, Principal & Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors.

  • Santelli: Where's the big rate rise?     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Inflation's global trend     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 10:37 AM ET

    Discussing what the government's wholesale price report means for interest rates and Fed policy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • *No policy change seen after Oct. 31 stimulus. TOKYO, Nov 19- The Bank of Japan is expected to hold policy steady when its two-day meeting ends on Wednesday, but what it has to say about the country's slide into recession may unsettle markets already digesting the government's decision to call a snap election. Having stunned markets with a surprise monetary easing...

  • UK inflation is 'spooking' BoE     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Robert Wood, U.K. economist at Berenberg Bank, says he expects to see a fall in petrol and food prices in the U.K., and warns that inflation could fall to 1 percent in coming months.