Discussing the state of the U.S. economy, with Financial Services Committee chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling, (R-Texas).» Read More
Michael Spence, 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics, breaks down the impact of the Fed's new round of easing, and explains why governments are paralyzed.
Edward Yardeni, Yardeni Research president, and Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist, debate whether the Fed's open-ended easing will be enough to boost the economy.
Rumors have been growing over the whereabouts of Xi Jinping, the man widely tipped to be the next president of China, but Chinese authorities and the media have remained silent about his health or whereabouts.
Jim McCaughan, Principal Global Investors CEO, explains why further Fed easing is not the best policy decision.
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.
The Australian dollar has been sagging, and this strategist sees more weakness ahead.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides a preview of Ben Bernanke's speech on making a case for "non-traditional" policy measures.
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.
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.
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.
One investor tells CNBC that the best things for stocks would be a Spanish bailout.
The Canadian dollar is poised to lift off, this strategist says.
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.
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.
The GDP report lifts the euro but retail sales leave the kiwi cold — it's time for your FX Fix.
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.
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.
Weak growth hits the yen and some African nations want to oust the buck — it's time for your FX Fix.
An outgoing member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee has challenged the governor Sir Mervyn King for his insistence that central banks should buy only government bonds in quantitative easing programs to stimulate growth.