SEOUL, Jan 23- South Korea's economic growth more than halved to 0.4 percent in the final quarter of 2014 on sequential terms from 0.9 percent in the third quarter as construction spending plunged, central bank estimates showed on Friday. The seasonally adjusted growth in gross domestic product matched the worst pace in almost six years and came exactly in line...» Read More
Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs chief economist provides perspective on how Friday's jobs data will impact the Fed's tapering policy and funds rate decision.
CNBC's Eamon Javers breaks down the latest number on jobs. And, Anthony Chan, Chase Private Client; Adam Hersh, Center for American Progress; Kevin Hassett American Enterprise Institute; Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics, and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli provide perspective on June's accelerated job growth.
Anthony Chan, Chase Private Client; Adam Hersh, Center for American Progress; Kevin Hassett American Enterprise Institute, and Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics, dissect the most important economic data of the month and its likely impact on the markets.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides a preview of this morning's employment report. And Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics chief economist, shares his insight on jobs growth and its likely impact on the markets.
Richard Jerram, chief economist at Bank of Singapore, says China is slowing "quite a lot" but that the leadership attempt to tackle structural problems and speculative investment is a positive.
Stephen Schwartz, chief economist for Asia at BBVA, says the pickup in Japanese growth momentum should continue despite slow investments and highlights how inflation remains an "uphill battle".
Ed Keon, Quantitative Management Associates, and Hans Olsen, Barclays Wealth and Investment Management, discuss why stocks are likely to accelerate as the U.S. economic picture improves.
Brian Reynolds, chief market strategist at Rosenblatt Securities, explains that investors have reasons to be positive as the Fed "changed the way they view the world last week".
John Wraith, fixed income strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, discusses the U.K. economy and the lack of recovery momentum despite positive GDP expectations.
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CNBC's Seema Mody reports Microsoft is higher as its Build Developer conference kicks off, and Apple continues to trade below the $400 level.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Andy Brenner, National Alliance Securities, about whether regulation will dry up liquidity in the markets. They also discuss Mario Draghi's position on derivatives.
John Cridland, director-general of the CBI, comments on the U.K. Chancellor George Osborne's spending review, and says the cuts are "painful" but done "intelligently".
CNBC's Rick Santelli wonders if "poor timing" is to blame for the increase in interest rates and a misunderstanding of what the Fed said.
Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets, and Barry Knapp, Barclays, discuss what will likely drive stocks higher, despite a signal from the Fed that tapering will end and rates will climb higher.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the numbers on the nation's gross domestic product and discusses what it indicates about the economy and its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
In a wide-ranging interview, Narayana Kocherlakota, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis president talks with CNBC's Steve Liesman about keeping the Federal funds rate low until unemployment falls below 6.5%.
Roger Altman, Evercore Partners, shares his thoughts on why gold prices are down.
John Ryding, RDQ Economics, discusses several factors which are driving down unemployment and explains why it's an important factor when the Fed makes it's "tapering" decision.
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