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  • 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
    Spain

    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.

  • Euro Zone Growth Matches Expectations Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 5:19 AM ET
    European Union (EU) flags fly outside the the European Commission headquarters in Brussels.

    The euro zone economy shrank in the April to June period, the European Commission's statistics agency Eurostat said on Tuesday, but  French and German second-quarter economic growth came in better than expected on Tuesday.

  • Alec Young, global equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, told CNBC, that the GDP numbers out of Europe were tantamount to beats and bad news from the euro zone had already been priced into markets.

  • German and French Growth Beats Forecasts     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 4:00 AM ET

    Philippe Waechter, head of economic research at Natixis Asset Management and Nick Beecroft, chairman and senior markets consultant at Saxo Bank joined CNBC to discuss the prospect for growth in Europe.

  • French GDP Offers Respite to Hollande: Pro     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 2:30 AM ET

    Arnaud Scarpaci, fund manager at Agilis Gestion, told CNBC, that France has avoided recession due to an increase in private investment and some encouraging results out of French companies exposed to Asia.

  • French GDP Remains Unchanged     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 1:35 AM ET

    France's gross domestic product remained unchanged unexpectedly in the last quarter at a seasonally adjusted 0.0%, from 0.0% in the preceding quarter.