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Rajiv Biswas, Senior Director and Asia-Pacific Chief Economist at IHS Global Insight says the rupee is reflecting India's fiscal and current account deficit problems.
Warren Gilman, Chairman & CEO, CEF Holdings says that even though China isn't seeing a hard landing, it is slowing faster than authorities in Beijing had anticipated.
Vishnu Varathan, Market Economist, Mizuho Corporate Bank says inflation isn't a big problem in China right now.
Rajiv Biswas,Senior Director and Asia-Pacific Chief Economist, IHS Global Insight says the Chinese data over the weekend are encouraging and that it doesn't look like China's heading for a hard landing. But it is still too early to read the data as a "buy" signal.
Rajiv Biswas, Senior Director and Asia-Pacific Chief Economist at IHS Global Insight says Spain will need another bailout after the $125-billion loan because the economy is in a "great depression."
European officials shouldn’t be surprised if their latest unveiling—a rescue plan for Spain’s troubled banks—fails yet again to impress markets or resolve the continent’s crisis.
Time after time during the European debt crisis, grand plans aimed at drawing a line under the problem have appeared to be behind market expectations. That may be changing.
As interest rates have been dropping to new lows seemingly by the week, American companies have been taking advantage of the cheap borrowing costs, but consumers have been largely left on the sidelines, the New York Times reports.
It could be a wild ride for the market this week as the euro zone grapples with Spain’s banking crisis and the Greek election gets closer.
When it rains in Spain, it pours. There is talk of a Spanish bank bailout, and this strategist has a plan to play it.
In a tug of war between quantitative easing in the U.S. and a Greek exit from the euro zone, which would move the euro more?
Paul Krugman dismisses Estonia's economic progress. Here's the bigger picture, and the back story behind one of the most entertaining Twitter wars in euro zone history.
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.
CNBC's John Harwood breaks down the results from the All-America Economic Survey.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss whether European leaders will work out a rescue plan for Spanish banks over the weekend and the impact on U.S. markets come Monday morning.
Traders tread cautiously heading into the weekend, with the potential for developments on a Spanish bailout and a boatload of Chinese economic data due to hit when world markets are closed.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the details of President Obama's speech on the U.S. economy and Europe.
President Obama delivers a statement on the outlook of the U.S. economy; the problems in Europe, saying "it is in everybody's interest for Greece to remain in the euro zone;" and instructs Congress to act on his jobs plan, housing legislation, and tax breaks for small business. The President answers questions from members of the press on Europe's banking problems, and layoffs in state & government jobs and the construction industry.
CNBC's John Harwood previews the key points President Obama is likely to talk about when he delivers his statement on the U.S. economy from the White House.
Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open, including investors interest in domestic retailers and restaurants amid declining prices of gasoline.
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Gilles Andrier, CEO of Givaudan, says the company has natural hedges against the appreciation of the Swiss franc because it is a global business.
Cathrin Petty, co-head of EMEA healthcare at JP Morgan, says the U.K. has the capacity to be a successful market for life sciences, and the year ahead for healthcare IPOs looks strong.
Dan Mahony, fund manager at Polar Capital, tells CNBC how to be a "smart healthcare investor".