NICOSIA, March 5- The European Central Bank raised its economic growth forecasts on Thursday but cut its inflation projection for 2015 to zero, reflecting the impact of last year's sharp drop in oil prices and euro weakness. Its last outlook, in December, was finalized before crude oil prices bottomed out. "The risks surrounding the economic outlook for the euro...» Read More
Economists are upping their expectations for U.S. growth, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman. 12 forecasters surveyed by CNBC upped their Q4 growth outlook.
Facebook's stock jumped more than 100 percent in 2013. Mike Wise, The Washington Post, and Jeff Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, discuss what the company is doing right.
Sam Wardwell, Pioneer Investments, forecasts a high single digit return for the stock market this year, while Scott Clemons, Brown Brothers Harriman, shares a more cautious outlook.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports many market watchers expect investors to transition from income-focused stocks to growth-focused stocks in the new year.
CNBC's Rick Santelli looks back at the economic action in 2013 and discusses where the GDP and interest rates are likely headed into the new year.
Daryl Liew, Head Of Portfolio Management of REYL Singapore advises investors to look past short-term volatilities in the country's economy after Q4 GDP data missed expectations
A recent poll revealed 70 percent of Americans feel the economy is not improving. Anthony Chan, Chase chief economist, and CNBC contributor Ron Insana discuss the disconnect between Wall Street and Main Street.
Jeffrey Lacker, Richmond Federal Reserve president, shares his thoughts on digital currencies and provides his outlook on economic growth.
Charles Calomiris of Columbia Business School takes a look at the past 100 years at the Federal Reserve and shares his thoughts on its future. Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Richmond Fed, weighs in.
Jeffrey Lacker, Richmond Federal Reserve president, shares his thoughts on Fed policy and the economic outlook for 2014. Bernanke's leaving had nothing to do with the Fed's taper decision, says Lacker.
Discussing 4.1 percent GDP growth, and news what a 4.5 percent mortgage rate means to the economy, with Northern Trust Wealth Management's Katie Nixon.
Neil Hennessy, Hennessy Funds portfolio manager & CIO, and Barry Knapp, Barclays head of U.S. equity portfolio strategy, discuss how the market is trading despite its immediate reaction to the taper.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest real numbers on the nation's gross domestic product and what it indicates about the economic recovery. John Lonski, Moody's Capital Markets, weighs in.
Discussing the Fed's decision to taper its bond purchasing program and the markets immediate response, with Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist & senior managing director; Scott Minerd, Guggenheim Partners CIO; Rick Rieder, BlackRock managing director; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the Fed's decision to taper and its direct effect on the Treasury market. Steve Liesman says, "Essentially the bond market is unchanged, not sure the equity market was paying attention to the same things."
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke discusses long-term unemployment and the economic impact of ending extended unemployment benefits. "Overall it could have a very small effect on the measured unemployment rate," Bernanke says.
Fed chairman Ben Bernanke says, in retrospect, the Fed was slow to recognize the financial crises, but is now better prepared to handle future financial events.
Fed chairman Ben Bernanke says he has increased the transparency and accountability of the Federal Reserve, and Fed policy helped the economy recover more quickly.
Fed chairman Ben Bernanke addresses job creation and why the economy has not produced more jobs. Compared to other countries the U.S. recovery has been better than most, but is still somewhat tepid, Bernanke says.
CNBC's Steve Liesman asks Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke whether the U.S. can expect bond purchase reduction increments of $10 billion going forward, and why Bernanke does not announce an ideal unemployment number.