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  • Will record budget rejuvenate Japan?  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 12:31 AM ET

    Martin Schulz, Senior Economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, discusses the effectiveness of a record budget in Japan.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- The World Bank on Tuesday lowered its global growth forecast for 2015 and next year due to disappointing economic prospects in the euro zone, Japan and some major emerging economies that offset the benefit of lower oil prices. "The global economy is at a disconcerting juncture," World Bank chief economist Kaushik Basu told reporters.

  • Santelli: Weak demand at 10-Year bid  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 1:34 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • 10-Year auction yield: 1.930%  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 1:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses average demand at the $21 billion sale of 10-Year notes.

  • UK inflation: What BoE needs to focus on  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    U.K. inflation has fallen to 0.5 percent, putting pressure on the Bank of England's Mark Carney. Sam Hill, senior U.K. economist at RBC Capital Markets, weighs in.

  • FOREX-Dollar bolstered by U.S. rate, economic outlook Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 10:59 AM ET

    *Dollar recovers from lows vs yen. NEW YORK, Jan 13- The dollar gained on Tuesday, still benefiting from more upbeat U.S. economic prospects compared with the rest of the world that should keep the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates this year. "In any case, the dollar remains a better investment than most other major currencies, at least for now," said Omer...

  • Roger Altman: Oil collapse like $200B stimulus Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 8:55 AM ET
    Roger Altman, founder and chairman, Evercore Partners.

    The U.S. economy is "gathering strength" and plummeting oil prices are actually a "big plus" for Americans, Evercore's Roger Altman tells CNBC.

  • TOKYO, Jan 13- The Bank of Japan is expected to cut its core consumer inflation forecast for next fiscal year- the deadline for meeting its 2 percent target- to 1.5 percent or lower, sources say, keeping it under pressure to expand an already huge stimulus program. Sources told Reuters in December that the BOJ looked set to cut its inflation forecasts at its Jan. 20-21...

  • UK inflation falls to 13 year low: Reaction  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg, says we shouldn't be overly concerned about today's disappointing inflation data, as the U.K. is seeing a strengthening in its labour market, which should push up inflation.

  • Why the BoE might have to write to the UK Chancellor  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 2:55 AM ET

    Bank of England governor Mark Carney may have to write a letter to U.K. Chancellor George Osborne explaining why inflation is so far away from the central bank's target.

  • Oil drop is 'unequivocally positive' for Japan: CLSA  Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 10:32 PM ET

    Despite a weaker yen, plunging oil prices are still positive for the Japanese economy, says Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA. He later explains what that means for corporate earnings.

  • As job growth surges, wages and inflation remain low. Discussing this trend, with Ian Shepherdson, Pantheon Macroeconomics, CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Steve Liesman.

  • ATLANTA, Jan 12- The U.S. economy is motoring ahead in its recovery, likely putting the Federal Reserve in position to raise interest rates by the middle of the year, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said on Monday. In some of his strongest comments to date about the direction of the economy, Lockhart said the U.S. economy "is hitting on all cylinders."

  • Santelli: Good demand at 3-year auction  Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields after the U.S. government's auction of 3-year Treasury notes.

  • ATLANTA, Jan 12- The U.S. economy is motoring ahead in its recovery, likely putting the Federal Reserve in position to raise interest rates by the middle of the year, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said on Monday. In some of his strongest comments to date about the direction of the economy, Lockhart said the U.S. economy "is hitting on all cylinders.

  • OTTAWA, Jan 12- The plunge in oil prices has significantly dampened the outlook for Canadian companies tied to the energy sector, though overall business sentiment remains positive with sales expected to grow at a slightly faster pace this year, a Bank of Canada survey showed on Monday. The drop in oil also weighed on inflation expectations, with a majority of...

  • TOKYO, Jan 12- Japanese Economics Minister Akira Amari said on Monday he expects real wages to trun positive in the fiscal year starting April as the economy recovers from nearly two decades of mild deflation. Wage growth is crucial for the success of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's reflationary policies of monetary and fiscal stimulus to promote private-sector...

  • Santelli: Swiss 10-year hits historic low  Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 1:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Painting the US economy pretty  Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 10:54 AM ET

    James Bianco, Bianco Research, discusses the health of the U.S. economy and the unintended consequences of Fed policy, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Fed's Evans: I wouldn't hike rates before 2016 Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 9:45 AM ET
    Charles Evans

    Chicago Fed President Charles Evans tells CNBC he'd be patient on raising interest rates.