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  • *Economists say Germany's fundamentals still solid. BERLIN/ FRANKFURT, July 21- The German economy probably stagnated in the second quarter in the face of political tensions abroad, the Bundesbank said on Monday, but chances are its recovery will not be held up for long by conflicts on the rim of Europe.

  • *Economists say Germany's fundamentals still solid. FRANKFURT, July 21- The German economy probably stagnated in the second quarter in the face of political tensions abroad, the Bundesbank said on Monday, but chances are its recovery will not be held up for long by conflicts on the rim of Europe.

  • Markets 'reek of complacency': NAB     Sunday, 20 Jul 2014 | 6:23 PM ET

    Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy at National Australian Bank, explains why he thinks markets are being complacent towards geopolitical risks. He also highlights risk events for the week ahead.

  • BRASILIA, July 18- The market is getting ahead of itself if it thinks Brazil's central bank could start cutting interest rates again to rescue a weakening economy, a member of the government's economic team told Reuters.

  • *Copper faces biggest weekly loss since early June. LONDON, July 18- Copper fell to a two-week low on Friday, and its weekly performance headed for the biggest drop in 18 weeks, on concerns about the Chinese property sector and an outlook for increased production. Copper has dropped nearly 3 percent this week, the biggest weekly drop since mid-March.

  • This is the real cure for asset bubbles Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 10:24 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee July 15, 2014 in Washington.

    The Fed said some assets are overvalued, but we are unlikely to see tighter rates to nip bubbles for now. Financial Times reports.

  • ROME, July 18- The Bank of Italy on Friday cut its estimate for 2014 growth to just 0.2 percent and warned that there was significant uncertainty about the outlook for the euro zone's third-largest economy.

  • Goolsbee's economic outlook     Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 8:18 AM ET

    Austan Goolsbee, 32 Advisors strategic partner, shares his thoughts on Fed policy and the economic outlook.

  • Expect nice economic surprise: Wells Fargo CEO Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 8:07 AM ET
    John Stumpf, CEO of Wells Fargo

    The U.S. economy is "stronger than people think," Wells Fargo Chairman and CEO John Stumpf told CNBC on Thursday.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 1:17 p.m. EDT Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Rejected Fox bid for Time Warner underscores mood to consolidate When you die: Proposal gives loved ones access to online accounts unless will says otherwise Younger Americans wait to buy homes because of changes in marital status, education and race US stocks rise in midday trading on earnings reports; Time Warner soars on Murdoch bid Bank of America's income falls, takes $4 billion of litigation costs; Settles with AIG Once a niche market, locally grown foods are becoming a big business with government help BMW recalls 1.6 M 3- Series cars to fix air bag problem that's affecting global auto industry Confidence among US homebuilders surges as sales outlook for single-family homes improves US factory output rises for 5th straight month in June, boosting economy after dismal 1 Q US producer prices up 0.4 percent in June on rising gas costs; overall inflation still mild

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 12:10 p.m. EDT Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 12:10 PM ET

    Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox says Time Warner rebuffed takeover bid; Worth about $76 B US stocks move higher on earnings reports; Time Warner soars on Murdoch bid Confidence among US homebuilders surges as sales outlook for single-family homes improves Younger Americans wait to buy homes because of changes in marital status, education and race Bank of America's income falls, takes $4 billion of litigation costs; Settles with AIG Workers, union seek to keep 3 endangered Atlantic City casinos open US factory output rises for 5th straight month in June, boosting economy after dismal 1 Q US producer prices up 0.4 percent in June on rising gas costs; overall inflation still mild Foreign holdings of US Treasury rise in May; China ups holdings for first time since January Airbus A380s tested over air leak problems with the doors

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 11:29 a.m. EDT Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 11:29 AM ET

    Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox says Time Warner rebuffed takeover bid; Worth about $76 B US stocks rise in early morning trading on earnings reports; Time Warner soars on Murdoch bid Confidence among US homebuilders surges as sales outlook for single-family homes improves Younger Americans wait to buy homes because of changes in marital status, education and race Bank of America's income falls, takes $4 billion of litigation costs; Settles with AIG US factory output rises for 5th straight month in June, boosting economy after dismal 1 Q US producer prices up 0.4 percent in June on rising gas costs; overall inflation still mild Foreign holdings of US Treasury rise in May; China ups holdings for first time since January BMW recalls 1.6 M 3- Series cars to fix air bag problem that's affecting global auto industry Italy's Gtech buying slot machine maker International Game Tech for $4.7 B in cash and stock

  • Yellen: Watching stocks and looking for bubbles Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 11:26 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee July 15, 2014 in Washington.

    "My general assessment at this point is that threats to financial stability are at a moderate level and not a very high level," Yellen said.

  • Inflation stirs as producers pay more in June Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    A production assembly mechanic works on a CFM56-7 jet engine at General Electric's GE Aviation factory in Cincinnati, June 25, 2014.

    U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in June with gains across most categories, indicating some inflation.

  • *China data lifts stocks, oil and metals outlook. LONDON, July 16- Stocks rose in Europe on Wednesday after China reported economic growth figures that were slightly stronger than markets had expected, although the reaction in Asia was more muted. The China data helped push Shanghai zinc and London aluminium close to their highest in more than a year.

  • Santelli: Yellen's testimony shows up     Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 1:34 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Yellen: No 'magical formula' for rate increase Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 1:11 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee July 15, 2014 in Washington.

    Yellen said there were signs of a production and spending rebound in the second quarter, but 'this bears close watching.'

  • Yellen on ending QE & raising rates     Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 10:51 AM ET

    Senator Charles Schumer, (D-N.Y.) asks Fed Chair Janet Yellen to discuss the Fed's plan to accelerate the end of quantitative easing and raising interest rates.

  • TEXT-Fed's Yellen's prepared testimony to Senate panel Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 10:09 AM ET

    TEXT-FED'S YELLEN'S PREPARED TESTIMONY TO SENATE PANEL@. July 15- The following is the full text of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's semiannual testimony on the U.S. economy and monetary policy as prepared for delivery on Tuesday to the Senate Banking Committee.

  • Wage inflation is a good thing: Pimco's McCulley Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 10:01 AM ET
    Fast food workers and activists demonstrate outside the McDonald's corporate campus on May 21, 2014 in Oak Brook, Illinois. The demonstrators were calling on McDonald's to pay a minimum wage of $15-per-hour and offer better working conditions for their employees.

    Inflation concerns about rising wages as the economy continues to recover are unfounded, Pimco's Paul McCulley tells CNBC ahead of Janet Yellen's Senate testimony.