BEIJING, July 31- China should set an economic growth target of 6.5-7 percent for 2015, below its goal for 2014, and refrain from stimulus measures unless activity threatens to slow sharply from that level, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday.» Read More
*Twitter rallies in premarket after blockbuster results. NEW YORK, July 30- U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday as investors sought bargains following a period of weakness and looked ahead to data on economic growth and comments from the Federal Reserve following its latest policy meeting. *Twitter Inc surged 27 percent to $49 in heavy premarket trading.
Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo senior economist, and Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon chief economist, share their thoughts on what they expect to see from Wednesday's GDP numbers.
LONDON, July 30- The euro fell below $1.34 on Wednesday for the first time since last November before German inflation data that was likely to add to the case for the European Central Bank pumping more money into a moribund economy.
SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, July 30- The dollar touched a six-month high against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, holding firm ahead of a Federal Reserve policy decision and U.S. gross domestic product data due later in the day.
BEIJING, July 30- China's regional economies enjoyed a revival in growth in the second quarter, data from provincial governments showed, chiming with earlier figures that suggest a burst of government stimulus measures is re-invigorating activity. Growth also diverged sharply between eastern and western China.
SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, July 30- The dollar hovered near a six-month high against a basket of currencies on Wednesday as investors awaited a Federal Reserve policy decision and U.S. gross domestic product data due later in the day.
SYDNEY, July 30- The U.S. dollar hovered at a six-month peak against a basket of major currencies early on Wednesday, having pushed higher as investors continued to give the euro a wide berth.
Peter Schiff says two catalysts this week could send gold prices higher.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the findings from CNBC's Fed Survey about how some believe the Federal Reserve's monetary policy exit will end.
CNBC's Steve Liesman speaks to Bob Brusca, Fact and Opinion Economics, and John Lonski, Moody's Capital Markets Research, about how the Federal Reserve's monetary policy will end.
Discussing U.S. growth forecasts, with Mike Wilson, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, and Jim Dunigan, PNC Asset Management Group.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the findings from a CNBC survey on U.S. economic growth forecasts, and the biggest threats to the economy.
Though Wall Street awaits the Fed's monetary policy announcement, it's not the "biggest wildcard" this week, says Jefferies analyst David Zervos.
Jeremy Lawson, Chief Economist at Standard Life Investments, says growth in the second quarter may not meet expectations due to declining productivity.
From jobs data to the Fed announcement, what's most important for investors? Jack Ablin, BMO Private Bank EVP & CIO, and Matthew McCormick, Bahl & Gaynor principal, provide perspective.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on the huge week ahead for economic data, including ADP and unemployment data, and what's to come from the Fed's monetary policy announcement.
Discussing U.S. GDP expectations, with Michael Cuggino, Permanent Portfolio Funds, and Kevin Mahn, Hennion & Walsh Asset Management.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports expectations from the Fed's monetary policy announcement and economic outlook.
*Second-quarter growth seen at 3.0 percent rate. WASHINGTON, July 28- U.S. economic growth likely rebounded in the second-quarter from a winter-induced slump at the start of the year and will probably continue to gather momentum through the rest of 2014..
NEW YORK, July 25- Even if data next week shows a mediocre rebound in U.S. economic growth, that might be enough to keep the stock market aloft at record highs and the Federal Reserve steadfast in its winding down of stimulus through bond purchases.