Jeremy Lawson, Chief Economist at Standard Life Investments, says growth in the second quarter may not meet expectations due to declining productivity.» Read More
Alan Blinder, Princeton University Professor discusses his op-ed today in the Wall Street Journal regarding the debt ceiling.
The decrepit state of the nation's infrastructure will knock more than $3 trillion off the nation's GDP through the end of the decade if more money isn't spent to upgrade the country's roads, bridges, airports and ports, according to a new report from the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Shen Minggao, Head of China Research and Greater China Chief Economist, Citi says China's economic growth may decelerate from H2 of 2013 in the absence of an aggressive policy stimulus.
Hilda Solis, U.S. Secretary of Labor, discusses the nations employment picture and what it indicates about the health of the U.S. economy.
Sean Egan, Egan-Jones Ratings Company, explains how long term deficits and debts impacts GDP and economic growth.
Michael Feroli, JPMorgan chief U.S. economist, explains how a near-term deal on the debt will not address the nation's long-term budget problems.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest details on "fiscal cliff" negotiations between the Vice President and Senate Minority Leader. Also, a look at which states will be hit hardest by the "cliff," with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest details on the "fiscal cliff" stalemate in Washington. And, Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery Scott, provides insight on how to position your portfolio amid economic and political headwinds.
Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group, and Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo Securities, provide their perspective on what to expect from "fiscal cliff" talks in Washington and its impact on the markets and economy. "Growth is going to be slower in the first half of 2013," Vitner added.
Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker, the only Fed member to oppose the new numerical targets for unemployment and inflation, told CNBC Monday that it will take three more years before the US jobless rate falls to the targeted 6.5 percent.
In the second of a two-part interview, US Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas president Richard Fisher, weighs in on the amount of information the Federal Reserve is releasing to the public. "There is a demand for greater transparency," he added.
Richard Fisher, US Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas president, discusses political indecision on Capitol Hill, and the importance of creating fiscal certainty and limiting stimulus programs.
A state think tank has forecast China's GDP growth next year at 8 percent and projects the consumer price index to rise 3 percent, the official China Securities Journal reported on Friday.
The CNBC's new team discuss the Fed's historic move tying Fed Funds to a specific unemployment rate and inflation target, with Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge Capital, and Joseph LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank.
Japan's economy contracted for a second straight quarter in July-September, revised government data showed on Monday, indicating that weak global demand nudged the export-reliant economy into a mild recession.
Ed Lazear, Hoover Institution senior fellow, explains why he is not surprised by Friday morning's better-than-expected jobs report.
"The Optimism Index among manufacturers has plummeted from 88 percent in the first quarter of this year, to about 51 percent," explains Jay Timmons, National Association of Manufacturers president & CEO, discussing how fiscal cliff uncertainty is impacting the manufacturing industry.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner describes the administration's position regarding raising taxes on the wealthy, and says the President is completely prepared to go over the 'Fiscal Cliff' unless Republicans go along.
Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors chief economist, provides his perspective on the direction of the U.S. economy, jobs, and the fiscal cliff.