GO
Loading...

World Economy

More

  • Market Insider: Friday Look Ahead Thursday, 25 Sep 2008 | 8:43 PM ET

    Wall Street's wild ride promises to continue as Congress wrangles over details of a financial markets bailout, and investors assess the government-brokered deal for Washington Mutual.

  • Real Economy In Real Trouble, Too Thursday, 25 Sep 2008 | 1:17 PM ET
    Unemployment Line

    Now, with a deal on the financial bailout expected soon, let's get back to the real economy—and the recession already in progress.

  • Slowdown: Jobless Rate Jumps, Durable Goods Slip Thursday, 25 Sep 2008 | 9:31 AM ET

    The number of workers filing new claims for jobless benefits jumped 32,000 last week,while new orders for durable goods dropped by a sharper-than-expected 4.5 percent in August.

  • Ireland's the First Euro Economy Hit by Recession Thursday, 25 Sep 2008 | 9:06 AM ET

    Ireland is now in a recession, the country's Central Statistics Office said Thursday, after recording that the Irish economy shrank for a second consecutive quarter in the three months through June.

  • Market Insider: Thursday Look Ahead Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 10:39 PM ET

    It's never pretty on Wall Street when the action in Washington rules the markets. That's certainly been the case this week, while Congress wrestles with the merit and shape of the $700 billion financial markets rescue package, proposed by Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson

  • The Dollars and Sense of Hosting Formula One Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 6:29 PM ET

    Formula One fever is in the air as Singapore prepares to host the first ever F1 night race this weekend. What sort of benefits can hosting a big ticket event like F1 bring and is it really worth it?

  • Gross: Bailout of Wall Street Will Help Main Street Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 3:27 PM ET

    The Treasury’s bailout plan for Wall Street will also benefit Main Street, Bill Gross, founder and chief investment officer of investment management firm Pimco, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Crescenzi: De-Coupling Bet Will Again Fail Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 12:54 PM ET
    Tony Crescenzi

    One of the most debunked ideas of 2008 was the idea that the global economy and its financial markets would de-couple from the U.S. and remain buoyant. This theory crumbled when the global economy followed the U.S. economy and began weakening...

  • No Bailout Would Mean "Carnage" for Markets: Analysts Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 7:58 AM ET

    Speedy Congress approval for a $700 billion plan to bail out the U.S. banking system is paramount to avoid a meltdown of the markets, analysts told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • Market Insider: Wednesday Look Ahead Tuesday, 23 Sep 2008 | 8:53 PM ET

    Warren Buffett is driving the latest ambulance to show up on Wall Street, and his first aid may in fact give a boost of confidence to the market and Washington's rescue process.

  • Stocks End Lower as Bailout Anxiety Lingers Tuesday, 23 Sep 2008 | 5:15 PM ET

    Stocks fell more than 1 percent amid anxiety about the Wall Street bailout plan. Lowered analyst outlooks dragged on General Electric and bank stocks.

  • Hey Congress, You Already Passed Homeowner Bailout Tuesday, 23 Sep 2008 | 3:46 PM ET

    In the debate over homeowner aid in the Wall Street bailout, both sides appear to have forgotten that Congress approved a $300 billion mortgage rescue in July.

  • Stocks Slide Amid Worries About Bailout Tuesday, 23 Sep 2008 | 3:26 PM ET

    Stocks declined as investors digested what's going on at the congressional hearings on the bailout. Lowered analyst outlooks dragged on General Electric and bank stocks.

  • Stocks Slide Amid Drag of GE, Banks Tuesday, 23 Sep 2008 | 2:26 PM ET

    Stocks declined as investors digested what's going on at the congressional hearings on the bailout. Lowered analyst outlooks dragged on General Electric and bank stocks.

  • Stocks Advance But Downgrade Hits Banks Tuesday, 23 Sep 2008 | 10:50 AM ET

    Stocks advanced as investors breathed a sigh of relief that congressional hearings on the bailout are underway. But banks took another hit after a prominent analyst lowered her outlook for the sector.

  • Futures Flat, Bailout Worries Persist Tuesday, 23 Sep 2008 | 9:03 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were broadly flat ahead of the open Tuesday as investors grew nervous that the government's plan to bail out the troubled financial sector might be delayed by political bickering.

  • Fed Acted Like a Liquidity Drug Dealer: Economist Tuesday, 23 Sep 2008 | 5:10 AM ET

    The Federal Reserve, which has encouraged excessive borrowing, is to blame for the credit crunch that has gripped world markets for more than a year, Marc Faber, the author of the Gloom Boom & Doom Report, told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Market Insider: Tuesday Look Ahead Monday, 22 Sep 2008 | 8:53 PM ET

    The scorching volatility ripping through financial markets is not likely to let up while details of the government's rescue plan are being worked out.

  • Today's Top Videos: Wall Street, Buffett & More... Monday, 22 Sep 2008 | 5:50 PM ET

    AIG's new CEO Edward Liddy discusses his new role at AIG while Dick Bove shares perspectives on what the regulation of Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley means for banks. Following are today's top videos:

  • The Angst of Brewing Costs Monday, 22 Sep 2008 | 3:49 PM ET

    Talking to the beer producer at Oktoberfest there is definitely angst, as they say in Germany.

Contact World Economy

  • CNBC NEWSLETTERS

    Get the best of CNBC in your inbox

    › Learn More