SEOUL, July 23- South Korea's economy likely posted its weakest growth in more than a year in the June quarter, with a deadly ferry accident hitting consumption and offsetting a modest recovery in exports. The Bank of Korea is confident the second quarter will prove to be the trough for Asia's fourth-largest economy, but the government is less sanguine.» Read More
Jack Welch, former GE CEO, shares his final views on a review written in the Wall Street Journal on "The Hidden Obama".
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.
"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.
"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.
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.
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.
Helen Zhu, Goldman Sachs chief China equity strategist, discusses the dip in China's GDP and its impact on global markets.
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.
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.
Richard LeFrak, The LeFrak Organization president and Harrison LeFrak & Jamie LeFrak, The LeFrak Organization principals, discuss
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the details on updated GDP forecasts and its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.
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.
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.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke answers questions before the Joint Economic Committee in Congress. In the fourth round of questioning from Sen. Coats and Rep. Maloney, Bernanke addresses the "too big to fail" regulations for big banks, the possibility of using additional quantitative easing as a tool to prompt an economic recovery, and China's impact on the nation's economy.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke answers questions before the Joint Economic Committee in Congress. In the third round of questioning from Sen. DeMint and Sen. Sanders, Bernanke addresses the nation's growing debt levels and low interest rates, and whether it's a conflict of interest to have JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon sitting on the board of the New York Fed.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke answers questions before the Joint Economic Committee in Congress. In the third round of questioning from Rep Mulvaney and Sen Klobuchar, Bernanke addresses the problems of interest rate swaps and how to reduce debt.