BEIJING, April 16- Chinese and Hong Kong investors shrugged off China's first quarter growth that was the slowest in 18 months, leaving all major indices in positive territory on Wednesday.» Read More
Edward Yardeni, Yardeni Research president, and Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist, debate whether the Fed's open-ended easing will be enough to boost the economy.
Rumors have been growing over the whereabouts of Xi Jinping, the man widely tipped to be the next president of China, but Chinese authorities and the media have remained silent about his health or whereabouts.
Jim McCaughan, Principal Global Investors CEO, explains why further Fed easing is not the best policy decision.
The UK’s benchmark FTSE index has suffered this year compared to the country’s currency and bonds, a trend that is not set to end anytime soon, according to analysts.
The Australian dollar has been sagging, and this strategist sees more weakness ahead.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides a preview of Ben Bernanke's speech on making a case for "non-traditional" policy measures.
Bernanke looks likely to leave the door open for further quantitative easing in his speech in Jackson Hole Friday. Here's what to listen for when the Fed Chairman speaks.
Chain stores report their August sales Thursday, providing a good look at how the discouraged U.S. consumer behaved during the important back-to-school shopping period.
Joseph LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank chief economist, provides perspective on the U.S. economic recovery and whether Fed chief Bernanke is likely to issue additional quantitative easing.
Breaking down the latest numbers on the nation's GDP, and a look ahead to Jackson Hole, with Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management, and Nathan Sheets, Citigroup global head of international economics.
The Republican Party is using the Federal Reserve as a piñata in Tampa this week, criticizing its policies, but Wall Street just wants another dose of easing.
Is China's economic slowdown about to intensify and what does that mean for your money? John Rutledge, Rutledge Capital chairman, offers his perspective.
Yiping Huang, Chief Economist, Emerging Asia Research at Barclays says that China needs more investments and bank lending to turn the economy around, not export stabilization. He further explains why he expects growth to come down by the end of 2012.
Garbage is dirty and stinky and once it's out of sight, it's out of mind. But the truth is, garbage is a good indicator of the economy and right now, some say it's flashing a warning signal.
Alan Clarke, UK economist at Scotiabank, told CNBC, the data is still very weak and disappointing but if you get rid of the effect of the bank holiday and construction, UK GDP was probably up a quarter percentage point.
One investor tells CNBC that the best things for stocks would be a Spanish bailout.
The Canadian dollar is poised to lift off, this strategist says.
Finland is “100 percent” committed to keeping the euro intact and is not looking at any “doomsday scenarios”, Alex Stubb the country’s minister for European affairs and foreigntrade has told CNBC Friday.
Lou Brien, DRW Trading strategist, and Robert Brusca, FAO Economics chief economist, provide an outlook on the markets and discuss how to invest in this economy.
Greece is seeking a two-year extension of its latest austerity program aimed at improving the country’s debt sustainability and prospects for a return to growth, according to a document obtained by the Financial Times.