China's latest report on gross domestic product shows a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.» Read More
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"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."
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Maury Harris, UBS Investment Research, and Alan Gayle, RidgeWorth Capital Management, discuss the impact of the looming fiscal cliff on the markets and economy.
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Official and private sector surveys on China’s manufacturing sector suggest the economy is finally perking up, boosting stocks in Shanghai almost 2 percent on Thursday. But exports, the main engine of growth, are still struggling and that means the Chinese recovery is not on solid ground yet, economists say.
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CNBC's Steve Liesman digs in to today's jobs numbers to see if the economy is really improving. Also, discussing what a stronger economy means for the upcoming election, with Ed Lazear, Hoover Institution.
"I think we see a picture of an economy that's healing," said Alan Krueger, Council of Economic Advisers chairman, talking about the better-than-expected employment numbers.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the latest numbers on employment. And discussing what the report reveals about employment in the U.S. and its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman; and Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago professor; Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial; and Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics.
Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago professor; Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial; and Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics, discuss what they expect to see from today's employment numbers.
CNBC's Steve Liesman explains why today's jobs report is so important, and discusses what he expects to see from the employment numbers.