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Japan's slowdown is weighing down equities, with Jason Pride, Glenmede, and Daniel Heckman, U.S. Bank Wealth Management, weigh in.
CNBC's Scott Cohn takes a look at what the presidential candidates are saying about campaign issues and compares it to their actual track record.
Weak growth hits the yen and some African nations want to oust the buck — it's time for your FX Fix.
John Silvia, Wells Fargo Securities chief economist, and Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicolaus market strategist, discuss what a Romney-Ryan team means for the markets.
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.
Sarah Hewin, head of research for Europe at Standard Chartered Bank, says she expects Chinese data to marginally pick up in the third quarter, and recover by the end of the year.
"I think the rumors of China's death are exaggerated, they're probably going to grow eight percent for the year," says John Rutledge, Safand chief investment strategist, discussing what's driving China's GDP, with Dambisa Moyo, "Winner Take All" author.
Mervyn King, governor of the Bank of England, says the UK central bank has lowered its forecast for growth amid difficult economic conditions.
Peter Westaway, chief European economist at Vanguard Asset Management, says he expects the Bank of England to do more quantitative easing (QE) in November, though the measure may not be as effective as the first round of QE.
CNBC's Rick Santelli explains the consequences of artificially low interest rates.
Is the Olympic effect enough to turn GDP positive for the whole year? This will depend on the feel-good effect that arises after the games are over, writes Moorad Choudhry.
Is there anything the next president can learn from the 1990's economy? Edward Conard, "Unintended Consequences" author, discusses why raising taxes on investors is the wrong policy to to implement.
Daniele Antonucci, European Economist, Morgan Stanley says the slowdown in the EZ core, austerity measures and credit crunch might increase discontent in Italy.
Refunds of mis-sold payment protection insurance are doing more to boost Britain’s stuttering economy than government initiatives to stimulate growth, official and bank data show, the Financial Times reports.
Crisis mode continues in Europe and the Swedish krona is flying high — it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Steve Liesman explains where the U.S. economy goes from here, after Friday's better-than-expected jobs report, and its impact on the markets, with Cliff Corso, Cutwater Asset Management CEO & CIO, and John Ryding, RDQ Economics chief economist.
South-East Asia's biggest economy, Indonesia, beat second-quarter GDP forecasts at 6.4 percent year-on-year. Barclays regional economist Prakriti Sofat told CNBC how strengthening domestic consumption and investment offset export weakness.
Rob Subbaraman, Chief Asia Economist, Nomura says that China still has a one-in-three chance of a hard economic landing by 2014. He explains why.
A look at market reaction to today's jobs numbers and whether the Fed will provide additional quantitative easing, with Art Hogan, Lazard Capital Markets.
Jim O'Sullivan, High Frequency Economics chief U.S. economist provides a preview of Friday's jobs report and discusses which sectors are poised to pick up steam, with Stephen Roach, Yale University senior fellow.