Martin Feldstein, Harvard University economics professor, shares his outlook on the economy. We no longer see the fiscal drag that we saw last year, explains Feldstein.» Read More
The Spanish government’s new package of tax increases and spending cuts throws a spotlight on an increasingly contentious debate about whether fiscal austerity in Europe is further damaging the patient’s health rather than leading to recovery, the Financial Times reports.
Looking for a trading strategy amid a wave of Chinese economic data? You got it.
As investors become increasingly uneasy about the second-quarter earnings period, expectations for more action from the Fed are on the rise. But with record low rates and the weak global economy, analysts are anticipating a disappointing season all around.
Uncertainty is a killer of everything, including confidence and jobs, Stephen Dubner, "Freakonomics" co-author, tells CNBC’s “Squawk Box.”
What can investors expect this earnings season? Steven Wieting, Citigroup U.S. economist, weighs in with the data.
Economic reports coming from China and Australia are creating a trading opportunity, this strategist says.
The so-called Fiscal Cliff is already here, according to economists and investors, as businesses curb spending in anticipation of the higher tax rates and reduced spending set for year-end.
Alaistair Chan, economist at Moody's Analytics expects China's economy to rebound in the second half of this year, adding that the Beijing has room for further easing measures.
The impact of Europe's debt crisis on US companies is about to come out in the wash as second-quarter earnings season kicks off with Alcoa on Monday. Plus, China economic data.
Ready for some good economic news? Don't ask the currency strategists at Barclays Capital.
By attacking business computer networks, hackers are accessing company secrets and confidential strategies and creating huge losses for the overall economy.
Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors chief economist, and Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets chief U.S. economist, provide perspective on June's weaker-than-expected jobs number, and weigh in on whether political policies are stalling economic growth and jobs creation.
Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist; Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago economics professor; Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics chief economist; and CNBC's Rick Santelli, weigh in on June's weaker-than-expected employment report.
How will the markets change over the second half of the year and ahead of election season? Sam Stovall, S&P Capital IQ, and Andrew Goldberg, JPMorgan Funds, provide perspective. "Our belief is that we probably could see a better second half, but I wouldn't really say a big rally," says Stovall.
As EU leaders scramble to save the euro zone and cobble together policies to restore growth, Poland is solidifying its position as the union’s fastest growing economy, the Financial Times reports.
"It's like a leaking boat in which we keep bailing it out and we're very pleased with ourselves.. the problem is we haven't fixed the holes yet," says Alan Greenspan, Greenspan Associates commenting on Europe's fiscal crisis and sharing his thoughts on how to fix a very sluggish U.S. economy, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.
Many emerging market countries will be home to an exploding population with a growing working-age populace over the next several decades, which will lead to attractive investment opportunities.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports Q1 GDP rose 1.9 percent, while initial jobless claims totaled 386,000. Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services and John Silva, Wells Fargo, weigh in.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with John Taylor, Stanford University economics professor, about his rules for economic prosperity.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the global economy is dealing with less growth out of China and Greece wants to receive another extension.