WASHINGTON— The U.S. economy grew at a modest annual rate of 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter, less than half the third quarter's torrid 5 percent rate and weaker than the government first reported. While the sharp slowdown seems troubling on the surface, economists say it's actually nothing to worry about. They remain optimistic that the country is finally...» Read More
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on the economic impact from the winter storm.
Jahangir Aziz, head of EM Asia economic research at JP Morgan, discusses the Indian economy and says that there is a "strange combination" of "falling growth" and "sticky high inflation."
Ahead of Indonesia's fourth quarter GDP release, Daryl Liew, Head Of Portfolio Management at REYL Asset Management, discusses his outlook for the Southeast Asian economy.
The marketplace is overly long, explains Rick Bensignor of Wells Fargo Securities. Bensignor thinks 2013's December 31st high "potentially very much lines up" with the peak in September of 1929. Ryan Detrick of Schaeffer's Investment Research, provides perspective.
Why investors should remain patient during the trouble in emerging markets, with JPMorgan chief U.S. equity strategist Tom Lee.
Digging into current market conditions after the U.S. economy grew 3.2 percent in Q4, and the Fed decided to taper, with Chris Rupkey, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, and James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management.
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John Silvia, chief economist at Wells Fargo Securities, says the Fed's "assessment of the overall economy" is "really upbeat" and that fourth quarter growth should be better than expected.
CNBC's Patti Domm discusses how fourth-quarter GDP is a big number for markets Thursday, but traders are watching the emerging world.
Kenneth Rogoff, Harvard University professor, shares his thoughts on the biggest threats to the global economic recovery.
Diana Choyleva, director and head of the U.K. service at Lombard Street Research, says the implementation of necessary financial sector reforms in China will be "unpleasant and very difficult" and lead to "below-trend growth."
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Ben Collett, Head of Asian Equities at Sunrise Brokers, explains why he doesn't mind taking the 3-4% losses while buying into any weakness in China.
Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research for Asia at Macquarie, says maintaining high personal income growth rates remains the top challenge for China.
As CNBC turns 25 this year, CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera looks forward a quarter century to take a look at what China's economy will likely look like in the year 2039.
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Andrew Burns, World Bank, provides an outlook on the global economy for 2014. Growth appears to be strengthening in both high-income and developing countries, Burns says.