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Will the improving economy be enough to keep President Obama in the White House come November? Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity, and Dean Baker, Ctr. for Economic & Policy Research, weigh in. Also, discussing whether the U.S. economy is doing better than people think, with Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors.
The European debt crisis has lasted through much of 2011, and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera breaks down her predictions for whether a rescue will be made in 2012. Also, Wasif Latif, United-ICAP chief technical analyst and Walter Zimmerman, United ICAP technical analyst weigh in.
CNBC's Steve Liesman explains why durable goods and personal income data is weaker than expected. Mario Gabelli & CNBC's Rick Santelli also weighs in.
If Congress can't agree to extend the payroll tax cut, US economic growth could slow nearly a full percentage point next year and send the S&P below 1100.
Sweden's Riksbank will meet and reach an interest rate decision Tuesday. Here's how to get ready.
Australia is growing, China is slowing, and everyone is eager for the EU summit, already - time for your FX Fix.
John Tang, China strategist, UBS and Chris Kimber, Managing Director, Wealth Management at Fat Prophets, discuss what China must do to maintain 8% growth over the next 5 years.
The crisis in the euro zone will escalate in 2012, economists at Citi said on Tuesday, sending the countries that share the euro into recession next year and resulting in no more than “modest but sustained growth in the U.S. and still relatively strong – albeit slowing – growth in Asia."
The official line on today's failed German bond auction is that it "reflects the deep mistrust [of the] euro project rather than a mistrust to German government bonds," Danske's chief analyst Jens Peter Sorensen told the Wall Street Journal.
UK inflation, currently at 5 percent, is hitting those aged between 45 and 65 known as the baby boomer generation hardest, a new report has found.
Discussing the not-so-great headlines for the President trying to find traction on the economy, with Gene Sperling, The National Economic Council.
Unemployment recently hit a 15-year high in the UK, inflation is hovering around 5 percent and economic growth is barely advancing, leaving many to wonder whether hosting an expensive event like the 2012 Olympic Games with taxpayers’ money will bring benefits for a nation already tightening its belt.
A scandal is brewing in Dublin over reports the Irish budget was presented to the German Bundestag's budget committee for approval after a meeting Wednesday between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny
Back in September, before the scale of the euro zone debt crisis became apparent, the IMF’s World Economic Outlook predicted the world’s developing economies would grow by 6 percent in 2012 versus just 2 percent in the developed world.
With all eyes on Europe, risk-on currencies head south - it's time for your FX Fix.
Last night I spent a few very enjoyable hours listening to a panel debate whether Hayek or Keynes offer the best counsel for our current economic disaster.
The U.S. economy has stepped back from the brink of a double-dip recession, but how vulnerable is America to Europe's contagion, and what's the Fed's next move? Vincent Reinhart, Morgan Stanley chief economist, provides insight.
The gross domestic product or GDP, is arguably the key indicator to the health of an economy. But what statistics are used to determine GDP? CNBC explains.
Minggao Shen, chief economist for Greater China at Citi Global Markets, shares his expectations on China CPI and GDP data for October.
It's been an ama-a-a-zing week for risk-on currencies, but this strategist thinks a shift is coming.