CNBC's Rick Santelli looks at geopolitical issues and how they are impacting the economy and trade.» Read More
The Federal Reserve provided the country’s 19 biggest banks with its the guidelines for the 2013 stress test. Next year, banks will be stressed under three scenarios, the most severe incorporating a slowdown in China, along with severe recessions in the U.S. and Europe.
Discussing China's new leader Xi Jinping, with Peter Navarro, Professor of Economics and Public Policy.
New data shows the euro zone is slipping back into a recession for the second time in 4 years, with the "Squawk on the Street" team.
"I think part of the market weakness you are seeing is lots of investors saying, this may be my last chance to sell things at the lower capital gains rate,' said Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Co. chairman & CEO, explaining how he plans to navigate through choppy market waters.
Juergen Michels, chief euro zone economist at Citigroup, tells CNBC why signs of weakness in the area suggest the recession will worsen further.
The clouds hanging over European consumers and dampening spending show no sign of lifting, as consumer confidence in the region continues to be the lowest in the world.
Michael McCarthy, Chief Market Strategist, CMC Markets says that Chinese equities will do well as recent economic data have been positive.
Greece's new austerity budget is a start, but this analyst says it's time to go big.
Jeff Gural, Newmark Knight Frank chairman, explains how raising taxes on the wealthy will improve the nation's fiscal strength.
Hedge funds are loading up down under. This strategist thinks you should, too.
Greece bites the bullet and Japanese GDP sags — it's time for your FX Fix.
"They have to do major reforms to keep on going, they can't keep kicking the can down the road, " said James McGregor, APCO China senior counselor, discussing whether the change in China's leadership will impact the way it deals with the United States.
Jesper Koll, managing director and head of Japanese equity research at JP Morgan, informs CNBC that the combination of public demand and export demand is likely to further the trend of negative growth in Japan.
Chinese exports in October hit a five-month high, rising close to 12 percent year on year, supporting views that the country’s economic recovery is on firm footing, but economists warn this surge in exports may not be sustainable.
George Boubouras, Head of Investment Strategy & Consulting, UBS Wealth Management discusses his outlook for the Japanese economy following the release of the country's GDP data.
"I think my partner, Roger Altman is a superb candidate," said Ralph Schlosstein, Evercore Partners CEO, discussing likely replacements for Timothy Geithner at the Treasury Department, adding, "at this point it's all speculation."
"I think there is very broad agreement that these long-term fiscal issues have to be addressed," said Ralph Schlosstein, Evercore Partners CEO, discussing the importance of unlocking political "gridlock" in Washington.
"This uncertainty is really making business people extremely nervous," said Rusty Cloutier, President and CEO of MidSouth Bank, discussing the impact of fiscal cliff worries on bank loans.
Maury Harris, UBS Investment Research, and Alan Gayle, RidgeWorth Capital Management, discuss the impact of the looming fiscal cliff on the markets and economy.
The combined economic output of China and India will exceed that of the entire OECD bloc (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) by 2060, the group said in a report published on Friday.