Chris Rupkey, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, and Steven Ricchiuto, Mizuho Securities, discuss how Friday's jobs report will likely impact the Fed's taper timetable.» Read More
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.
Geoffrey Yu, forex strategist at UBS, says a Chinese slowdown would put the country on a more sustainable long-term path.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Daniel Stecich, TJM Institutional Services, about the outlook on Friday's GDP number and why it's time to formulate a plan for domestic energy.
Rick Santelli has some thoughts on the government's plan to change the way it measures the country's economic activity. It will affect GDP in the future and the past. (2:49)
Rob Quinn, chief European equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, says the long-term trend for European equities remains bullish, but highlights short-term concerns.
China reported GDP growth below many analysts expectations and the markets shuttered. What's happening with this once-strong growth engine for the global economy?
Alex van der Velden, partner and CIO at Ownership Capital, explains that the market is detached from fundamentals and advises investing in high quality, innovative, global companies.
In part two of an exclusive interview, CNBC's Steve Liesman talks with Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker, about current Fed policy; the state of the labor participation rate in the U.S.; and why he likes a little known feature in the Dodd-Frank Act known as a "Living Will."
In an exclusive interview, CNBC's Steve Liesman talks with Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker, about current Fed policy and why Lacker would stop the Fed's massive bond-buying program at this point.
Herman Gef, CEO of Sberbank, explains why he has lowered his 2013 growth forecasts for Russia and yet kept his domestic banking profits forecasts.
Rick Santelli criticizes Europe for moving away from greater austerity. (2:43)
Paul McNamara, investment director at GAM, explains that the Chinese government has a lot more scope to deal with economic troubles and that a full-scale crisis in the country is highly unlikely.
Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, talks about the impact the change of leadership at the Bank of England has and will have on the U.K.'s macro picture.
Tony Nash, Managing Director of IHS, speaks about the state of the global economy and what impact the Boston marathon bombings along with weak data from U.S. & China will have on investor sentiment.
James Kynge, principal of China Confidential at the Financial Times, says the disappointing Chinese quarterly growth is a "blip", as funding for construction projects and fixed asset investments remain very strong.
As gold prices plummet, "Futures Now" trader Rich Ilczyszyn looks at key technical levels for the precious metal.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European markets moved lower by an unexpected slowdown in China. And, CNBC's Eunice Yoon breaks down the disappointing data on China's gross domestic product, which grew an annual 7.7 percent in the first quarter, below the expected 8 percent level.