• 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.

  • UK Q2 Economic Growth Revised Up     Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 4:30 AM ET

    Alan Clarke, UK economist at Scotiabank, told CNBC, the data is still very weak and disappointing but if you get rid of the effect of the bank holiday and construction, UK GDP was probably up a quarter percentage point.

  • Why a Spanish Bailout Would Be Good for Stocks Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 1:13 AM ET

    One investor tells CNBC that the best things for stocks would be a Spanish bailout.

  • The Loonie Is Ready for Takeoff: Strategist Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 8:02 AM ET
    A series of condominium construction projects stand in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    The Canadian dollar is poised to lift off, this strategist says.

  • Finland Flag

    Finland is “100 percent” committed to keeping the euro intact and is not looking at any “doomsday scenarios”, Alex Stubb the country’s minister for European affairs and foreigntrade has told CNBC Friday.

  • What's Moving Wednesday's Markets?     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 6:00 AM ET

    Lou Brien, DRW Trading strategist, and Robert Brusca, FAO Economics chief economist, provide an outlook on the markets and discuss how to invest in this economy.

  • Greece Seeks Two-Year Austerity Extension Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 11:32 PM ET
    A European Union flag, left, hangs beside a Greek national flag beneath the Parthenon temple on Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece.

    Greece is seeking a two-year extension of its latest austerity program aimed at improving the country’s debt sustainability and prospects for a return to growth, according to a document obtained by the Financial Times.

  • Growing Gulf Between North & South in Europe     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 11:00 AM ET

    Julian Callow, chief European economist at Barclays, told CNBC that unemployment is the most important economic indicator in Europe, and that the GDP data highlighted the gulf between north and southern Europe.

  • Euro Lifts on GDP, Aussie Slips on Positioning Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 7:17 AM ET

    The GDP report lifts the euro but retail sales leave the kiwi cold — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • German Economic Model Vindicated by GDP Data Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 6:32 AM ET

    Germany’s reputation as the healthy man of Europe has been reinforced by better-than-expected growth in gross domestic product for the second quarter, as growth contracted in the broader euro zone.