• QE3: Good For the Economy?     Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 11:41 AM ET

    Torsten Slok, Deutsche Bank Securities chief international economist, discusses three major headwinds facing a U.S. economic recovery: the debt ceiling, fiscal cliff, and Europe.

  • Mexico: Surprising Land Of Opportunity Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:41 AM ET
    Mexico City, Mexico

    Long considered a second cousin to its northern neighbor — not to mention a source of illegal immigration and drug violence — Mexico is underrated in the global economy.

  • What's the Next Global Manufacturing Superpower? Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:40 AM ET
    A worker solders components at the Suntron de Mexico assembly plant in Tijuana, Mexico.

    With lower shipping costs and competitive wages, Mexico is booming, attracting foreign investment from firms that supply North America — a concept known as nearshoring.

  • Romney Is Right—US Must Get Tough With China: Morici Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | 10:00 AM ET
    Beijing, China

    Governor Romney is right. The United States must get tough with China to restore growth and good paying jobs.

  • Will the US Get Its Mojo Back?     Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | 8:57 AM ET

    Michael Spence, 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics, explains why he feels the U.S. economy will bounce back.

  • Nobel Thoughts on the Economy     Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | 8:03 AM ET

    Michael Spence, 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics, breaks down the impact of the Fed's new round of easing, and explains why governments are paralyzed.

  • Market Rallies on QE3, But Will It Work?     Friday, 14 Sep 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    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.

  • China Leader's No-Show Sparks Investor Concern Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012 | 10:22 AM ET
    Xi Jinping

    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.

  • Is QE3 a Bad Idea?     Monday, 10 Sep 2012 | 11:07 AM ET

    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.

  • A Downer Outlook Down Under Tuesday, 4 Sep 2012 | 7:03 AM ET

    The Australian dollar has been sagging, and this strategist sees more weakness ahead.

  • Bernanke's 'Non-Traditional' Policies Preview     Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides a preview of Ben Bernanke's speech on making a case for "non-traditional" policy measures.

  • Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks during a press conference following the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in Washington, DC, June 20, 2012.

    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.

  • Will Bernanke Hint of QE3 at Jackson Hole?     Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 9:08 AM ET

    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.

  • Q2 GDP (Revised) Up 1.7%     Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Even GOP Convention Is Buzzing About the Fed Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 8:29 PM ET
    Bernanke at Jackson Hole in 2010 when he hinted about QE2

    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.

  • China: Hard Landing Ahead?     Monday, 27 Aug 2012 | 10:31 AM ET

    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.