• The "Closing Bell" team; CNBC.com's Jeff Cox; and Stephanie Link, TheStreet; offer insight on the markets and what economic data investors should keep in mind.

  • "We definitely want to make sure that inflation does not get out of hand," says Bill Strauss, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, providing an insider look at the Fed's policy decision to downgrade its economic growth forecast and extend "Operation Twist".

  • Will the Fed Issue More Easing?     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 6:32 AM ET

    "I think people are right to say the case for QE3 is pretty strong," says Greg Ip, "The Little Book of Economics" author, discussing the Fed's strategy to implement more economic easing, with Jon Hilsenrath, Wall Street Journal chief economics correspondent.

  • 'Read This Article,' Says Jack Welch     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 8:58 AM ET

    Jack Welch, former GE CEO, shares his final views on a review written in the Wall Street Journal on "The Hidden Obama".

  • Forecast: Only Halfway Through Housing Recovery     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 8:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells breaks down the data on the outlook on housing and the economy from the UCLA Anderson Forecast, with Edward Leamer, UCLA Anderson Forecast director.

  • Will Fed Let Economy 'Twist'?     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 8:03 AM ET

    "I'd like to see the Fed stand pat, I think they are more likely to do an Operation Twist," says Peter Fisher, BlackRock global head of fixed income, discussing the odds of additional Fed easing when officials wrap its two-day meeting today.

  • 'Operation Twist 2.0': What's the Fed to Do?     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 6:30 AM ET

    "What makes sense is to extend 'Twist' a bit," says Randy Kroszner, University of Chicago professor, with Ira Jersey, Credit Suisse interest rate strategy director, discussing the likelihood of extending "Operation Twist", as the Fed wraps its two day policy meeting today.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on housing, and what it indicates about the health of U.S. economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • FOMC Meets Today, Could QE3 Be Far Behind?     Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 6:30 AM ET

    Greg Ip, The Economist US economics editor, and Mark Olson, Treliant Risk Advisors co-chairman, discuss today's Fed meeting and whether some form of easing will be issued due to softening economic conditions.

  • The Parthenon, illuminated at night, sits at the top of Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece, on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012.

    As Greeks prepare to go to the polls on Sunday June 17, the fate of the euro and the recovery of the global economy could rest in their hands. But the biggest pain could be felt closer home as the country suffers through a fifth year of recession.

  • Forget Europe, Is China the Big Worry?     Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 10:35 AM ET

    Helen Zhu, Goldman Sachs chief China equity strategist, discusses the dip in China's GDP and its impact on global markets.

  • 'There is Likely to Be Easing': Economist     Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 9:45 AM ET

    Will the economy's slowdown trigger more economic easing in the near future? Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs chief economist, weighs in on Goldman Sachs lowering its GDP forecast and discusses possible policy moves by the Federal Reserve.

  • Obama's Re-Election Woes     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    Depending on what degree the European crisis hits U.S. exports, and depending on the severity of the so-called fiscal cliff, the U.S. GDP could face a huge decrease. Sam Seder, "Majority Report" host; Tony Fratto, former White House deputy press secretary; Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post; and CNBC's John Harwood, offer insight.

  • Hang with the LeFrak Family     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 8:57 AM ET

    Richard LeFrak, The LeFrak Organization president and Harrison LeFrak & Jamie LeFrak, The LeFrak Organization principals, discuss

  • US Economists Now Factoring in Europe     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the details on updated GDP forecasts and its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • U.S. Without European Overhang?     Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 2:08 PM ET

    Where would the GDP stand if the U.S. economy did not have a European overhang? Nick Sargen, Fort Washington Investment Advisors and Drew Matus, UBS senior U.S. economist, share their opinions.

  • Julian Callow, Barclays chief European economist, explains how Europe's expanding debt problem remains the biggest risk for the U.S. economy.

  • Will Bernanke Tackle Unemployment Problem?     Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 6:19 AM ET

    Julia Coronado, BNP Paribas chief economist, discusses whether Fed intervention will be enough to get the economy rolling again.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's testimony on Capitol Hill and the impact on the markets, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke answers questions before the Joint Economic Committee in Congress. In the fifth round of questioning from Rep. Burgess and Rep. Hinchey, Bernanke address the question of what the U.S. can do to help Europe, and how America can prevent the same problems.