World Economy


  • The two risks that may derail global recovery: IMF Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    Monetary policy normalization and an emerging market slowdown are two trends that pose sizable downside risks to the global economy, the IMF warned.

  • IMF warns of potential risks to global growth Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    In a report assessing how individual national policies could interact to undermine the world economy, the IMF also warned the conflict between Russia and Ukraine could reverberate to the rest of the region if sanctions against Russia escalate, hitting natural gas supplies to Europe and weakening European banks.

  • Cashin says: Yesterday's lows are key     Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the EU sanctions against Russia and what brought out the sellers today.

  • The best of Dr. Doom: Marc Faber's crash calls Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 10:58 AM ET
    Marc Faber

    Marc Faber has been predicting a major selloff in stocks for the past three years—when he hasn't been calling for global economic collapse or war.

  • European bond bulls run wild as yields plunge Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 9:39 AM ET

    Don't look now, but European bond investors are sending yields to lows unseen in at least 200 years.

  • New hope for euro zone as yields hit record lows Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 8:41 AM ET

    Despite the lack of economic good news, euro zone countries are finding it increasingly easy to borrow thanks to record-low bond yields.

  • Israel's Gaza trap: Here's the real problem Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Shlomo Ben Ami

    Assuming Israel gets the quiet it wants, what does it intend to do with Gaza?, asks former Israeli foreign minister Shlomo Ben Ami.

  • IMF approves new $5B credit line for Morocco Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 6:32 AM ET

    RABAT, Morocco— The International Monetary fund has announced a new, two-year $5 billion credit line for Morocco to support reform efforts. The new support follows up on an earlier two year credit agreement approved in 2012 to protect Morocco from shocks of the global economic crisis as it struggled in the aftermath of the Arab Spring.

  • Global markets mixed, Russian sanctions eyed     Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 6:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Chatterly reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as Deutsche Bank and UBS report quarterly numbers.

  • LONDON, July 29- Copper prices slipped on Tuesday, as prospects of growing supplies overshadowed encouraging signs of health in the global economy, while zinc hovered at three-year highs on expectations of a tightening market. Three-month copper 0.3 percent to $7,099.50 a tonne at 0925 GMT.

  • Fast Money Final Trade: EJ, RFMD, FSLR, EMN     Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 5:58 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Stock Pops & Drops; LEN, TSN, CMI, BBRY     Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 5:45 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold seeks a catalyst     Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Energy was lower on both sides of the Atlantic, nat gas was down again today, as temps remained mild across the country. And gold was flat on the day.

  • White House: New US, Europe sanctions on Russia Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 2:49 PM ET
    President Barack Obama delivers a statement on Ukraine at the White House in Washington, on March 17, 2014.

    The U.S. will join the European Union this week in slapping new economic sanctions on Russia for its continued support of separatists in Ukraine.

  • Has Nigeria got an image problem? Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 12:35 PM ET
    A man holds a placard reading 'Bring Back Our Girls' to denounce the kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by Islamic militants on May 13 , 2014 in Malaga.

    The world’s negative perception of Nigeria is a “tragedy”, a senior political official from the country told CNBC.

  • 3rd time unlucky: Argentina set for new default Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 12:18 PM ET
    Posters on a wall against the 'vulture funds' in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

    Argentina will likely default on its debt for the third time in 28 years on Wednesday, which could cost U.S. hedge funds millions.

  • China and big mergers help brighten up a down day Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    China's extended rally and two mega-mergers are helping cap the downside of a suddenly dour market.

  • Eating out: What $1.25 gets you around the globe Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 9:52 AM ET

    1 in 5 people in developing regions continue to live on less than the international poverty threshold of $1.25 a day, according to the United Nations.

  • War and peace, and Israel's stock market Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 9:07 AM ET
    An Iron Dome short-range missile defense system, positioned near the northern city of Haifa in Israel

    The Israeli stock market is a good test for the old saying that war is good for the economy. Is it investing maxim or enduring myth?

  • DC roundtable to feature Who's Who of Wall Street Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    There have been several hearings on stock trading since "Flash Boys," but this one is a little different. Here's why.

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