SEOUL, July 23- South Korea's economy likely posted its weakest growth in more than a year in the June quarter, with a deadly ferry accident hitting consumption and offsetting a modest recovery in exports. The Bank of Korea is confident the second quarter will prove to be the trough for Asia's fourth-largest economy, but the government is less sanguine.» Read More
Ward McCarthy Jefferies chief economist, takes a look ahead at the likely numbers on employment, and what they indicate about the economic recovery.
Michelle Girard, RBS chief economist; and Drew Matus, UBS senior economist, provide a preview of this week's big economic stories, which include the Fed's decision on interest rates, and Friday's big jobs report.
GDP data came in lighter than expected today at 2.5 percent. Dissecting the latest market action, with Zach Karabell, River Twice Research and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG.
Edward Dempsey, CIO of Pension Partners, says investors are "caught in a hard place" as a "contraction is arriving in the U.S.", and that it's better to be exposed to defensives.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks about how sequestration has impacted travel in the U.S.
Does Friday's GDP number of 2.5% suggest another year of sluggish growth? Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors, weighs in.
Rick Santelli's instant analysis of this morning's U.S. government report on Q1 economic growth.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reveals the latest numbers on economic growth in the U.S. And Dean Maki, Barclays, discusses what it indicates about the economy and the impact on the markets.
Dean Maki, Barclays chief economist, provides his outlook on economic growth in the first quarter. And, Ralph Schlosstein, Evercore Partners; and Blair Effron, Centerview Partners, weigh in.
Todd Horwitz, founder of Averagejoeoptions.com, explains how the market is likely to react to the U.S. GDP report out later today.
Joseph LaVorgna, chief U.S. economist at Deutsche Bank, talks about the U.S. economy and expects the U.S. GDP to beat expectations as the first quarter saw a big recovery in utility production.
Chad Morganlander, portfolio manager at Stifel Nicolaus, says the ECB will have to become much more aggressive to match the tone of other central banks in the world.
Jerry Webman, Chief Economist at OppenheimerFunds, discusses the state of the U.S. economy ahead of the upcoming GDP report.
Even though it's more history than not, first quarter GDP is the number traders will be watching Friday for what it might say about the current slowdown that began in March.
Elsa Lignos, G10 currency strategist at RBC Capital Markets, remains positive on the U.K. pound and expects it to strengthen.
Thomas Mayer, senior adviser at Deutsche Bank, says that despite markets treating France as "the Siamese twin of Germany", investors should worry about French economic fundamentals.
Geoffrey Dicks, chief U.K. economist at Novus Capital Markets, warns that the U.K. GDP figure is preliminary and might be revised down and explains that another round of stimulus is unnecessary.
Daniele Antonucci, senior european economist at Morgan Stanley, explains that the Spanish economy will grow on its exports and that the unemployment figure might not be true.
Mike Amey, portfolio manager at Pimco, discusses expectations for the U.K's first quarter GDP and says the government "missed the trick on the funding for lending scheme".
If not for the Fed's cheap money, spending cuts likely would be having a larger impact on economic growth, hiring, business spending and consumer sentiment. NBC News.