CNBC's Julia Wood and Adam Bakhtiar discuss the possibility of Beijing moving in on fresh stimulus measures to prop up its economy.» Read More
Goldman Sachs is turning increasingly bearish on the U.S. economy, expecting the nation to have added only 125,000 new jobs in April, as the effects of a warm winter, which buoyed employment late last year, wear off.
A potential change of government in France and the Netherlands is raising concerns that Europe may backtrack on the fiscal consolidation needed to deal with the region's debt crisis, but David Lipton, IMF's first deputy managing director told CNBC he's not that concerned, and said the organization won't lend money until it is sure governments are dedicated to policy changes.
An expected strengthening of the U.S. dollar in the second quarter could mean a more "challenging environment" for emerging market stocks but China and Korean markets should outperform, says a senior strategist.
Bill English, Deputy Prime Minister & Finance Minister of New Zealand says banks in the euro zone have been in trouble for a long time and more issues will pop up.