CAIRO— Egypt's president has approved a new budget for fiscal year 2015-2016, slashing the projected budget deficit to 8.9 percent of gross domestic product, the country's finance ministry said Thursday, in a move likely to please international creditors. Also Thursday, Egypt's currency fell to a new low point against the dollar, the first such drop since...» Read More
Antonio Garcia Pascual, chief southern European economist at Barclays, discusses the better-than-expected Greek GDP and how exports are "pointing in the right direction".
Andrew Sullivan, director of Asian sales trading at Kim Eng Securities, explains why despite a lower than expected quarterly GDP figure, Japan continues to move "in the right direction".
Edwin Merner, President at Atlantis Investment Research Corporation, remains confident on Japanese growth and says Abe has to increase the consumption tax or he will lose credibility.
Gavin Parry, Managing Director of Parry International Trading thinks Japan's economy will pick up in the next few months, despite Monday's slower-than-expected GDP report.
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Frederico Ghizzoni, CEO of Unicredit, tells CNBC they believe Q4 will be the first quarter where Italy's GDP grows.
CNBC's Rick Santelli explains how a narrowing in the nation's trade deficit is a good sign for the energy complex.
Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, Ford Motor Company; Chad Moutray, National Association of Manufacturers, and Steven Szakaly, Cliffs Natural Resources, take a look at how the nation's manufacturing sector is using data to make critical business decisions.
Alberto Gallo, head of European Macro Credit Research at RBS, tells CNBC that while there are some tentative signs of recovery in Italy, the country is still far from growth.
Discussing the current economic conditions after the Fed's statement, with Former Federal Reserve Governor Frederic Mishkin; Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank; Steven Ricchuito, Mizuho Securities; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
William Poole, Cato Institute, weighs in on how Fed policy has impacted the markets and Ben Bernanke's likely successor.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the unexpected growth in second quarter GDP numbers and discusses what it indicates about the economy and its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Bruce Kasman, JPMorgan.
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Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute, and Christian Weller, Center for American Progress, discusses what will likely trigger the Fed's tapering program.
Jim O'Neill, former Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman, discusses why he thinks China is at risk for further economic slowdown and how the Fed's tapering program will likely impact global markets.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with James Bianco, Bianco Research, about the new GDP calculations, real earnings and the effects of low rates on housing.
Michael Feroli, JPMorgan, explains why the latest revision of the nations's gross domestic product will likely show modest growth.
Jennifer Erickson, Center for American Progress, and Neil Irwin, The Washington Post, discusses whether the Fed will continue its monetary easing policy, and Bernanke's likely successor.
Robert Barbera, Johns Hopkins Center for Financial Economics, and Michael Ryan, UBS, provide a preview of this week's market drivers, including a read on jobs, GDP and the Fed's monetary policy statement due out on Wednesday.
If you're looking for a slow summer day, you won't find it this week.