• More Fed Action Needed?     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 3:13 PM ET

    Discussing the state of the U.S. markets, and whether more Fed action is necessary, with CNBC contributors Joe Lavorgna and Ron Insana, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Earnings Expecting a Recession?     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 2:02 PM ET

    As many companies prepare to release Q2 earnings, investors are wondering if they will receive any clarity on the markets. Drew Kanaly, Kanaly Trust Company CEO, and Steve Auth, Federated Investors CIO, weigh in.

  • Market Outlook: Euro Zone Crisis & US GDP     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 1:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the trouble for Spanish banks; and CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses U.S. GDP growth.

  • Economists Slash Growth Forecast     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 12:15 PM ET

    The FMHR traders have the play on big bank stocks, and CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the consensus for the outlook on GDP next quarter.

  • GDP Expectations: A Closer Look     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 8:07 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman digs a little deeper into the second quarter's GDP numbers to see if there is an indication that weakness will continue into the next quarter, with CNBC's Larry Kudlow; Marty Regalia, U.S. Chamber of Commerce chief economist; and Joe Moglia, TD Ameritrade chairman.

  • Spanish Stocks Sink as Full Bailout Fears Grow Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 5:24 AM ET

    Spanish stocks fell sharply on Monday amid fears that a number of regional governments will ask Madrid for financial support. Meanwhile new data showed the Spanish economy contracted 0.4 percent in the three months from April to June.

  • Is China GDP the Next Libor?     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 5:48 PM ET

    Larry McDonald, author of "A Colossal Failure of Common Sense," explains why he thinks some of the Chinese economic data is unreliable.

  • Trader Buzz on the Markets     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 6:37 AM ET

    A preview of what traders will be watching ahead of the opening bell, with Daniel Stecich, TJM Institutional Services.

  • Fiscal Cliff Disaster Looming?     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 7:32 PM ET

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow discusses the details of remarks made by former Treasury secretaries Henry Paulson and Robert Rubin on the economy; and John Ryding, RDQ Economics, weighs in. "You can't look to the Fed with the tools that he has available, to offset a $400-$450 billion tax hike," says Ryding.

  • Reagan Praised Entrepreneurs, Obama Trashes Them Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 5:56 PM ET

    Does anybody remember, back in the depths of the recession of 1981-82, how President Ronald Reagan kept his chin up and exhorted American businesses to work hard and produce an economic recovery?

  • Bernanke Heads to Capitol Hill     Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 7:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides a preview of Fed chief Ben Bernanke's semi-annual report to Congress, and discussing whether more economic stimulus will prompt an economy recovery, with Dino Kos, Hamiltonian Associates managing director, and John Ryding, RDQ Economics chief economist.

  • Signs of An Accelerated US Slowdown     Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Rob Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac Bank says that Ben Bernanke is likely to promise more action if the economy continues to slow down.

  • Where's the Consumer?     Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 1:06 PM ET

    Retail spending is now down three months in a row, and the IMF has lowered its global growth forecast on big declines in emerging markets, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • China's 'Dropping' Market     Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 1:03 PM ET

    The Chinese market is now at its lowest point since March of 2009, reports CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • What the Surprise Retail Sales Drop Is Telling Markets Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 12:15 PM ET

    It’s the last thing the global economy needs right now: evidence that the U.S., too, is slowing. And yet the latest retail sales data point in exactly that direction. Sales at retail and food-service establishments dropped 0.5 percent in June from the prior month, the Commerce Department said, in contrast to the 0.2 percent gain that was expected.

  • Growth and Market Could Struggle Until US Election Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 2:36 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks during a press conference announcing that the Fed will take no action on interest rates at the Federal Reserve Bank on January 25, 2012 in Washington, DC

    Ben Bernanke’s semi-annual testimony to congress will be the markets' big focus this week, with investors looking for clues on whether weaker economic data will see the Federal Reserve governor indicate he is ready to pull the trigger on a third round of quantitative easing or QE3.

  • Chinese Premier Says Economic Woes to Continue Sunday, 15 Jul 2012 | 7:56 AM ET
    Beijing, China

    China's economic woes that have brought growth to a three-year low will continue for some time, but the slower expansion remains within expectations, Premier Wen Jiabao said Sunday.

  • Marc Faber Reacts to China's GDP     Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 7:51 PM ET

    Marc Faber of "The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report," reacts to China's GDP data, and today's market rally. Tim Seymour of EmergingMoney.com; Ron Shah, Managing Partner, Jina Ventures; and Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson, weigh in.

  • What the China Slowdown Means for US     Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Discussing today's decent data from China, good bank earnings, and the continued food price inflation, with Ron Shah, Jina Ventures, and Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson, weigh in.

  • Time Running Out for Australian Dollar? Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 2:54 PM ET
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    The Australian dollar has benefited from several long-term trends - and this strategist says they're getting old.