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  • Is the US ready for higher interest rates?

    Lower-than-expected inflation is still a worry, but other reports like revised second-quarter growth indicate economic health, says James McCormack, MD and global head of sovereigns, Fitch Ratings.

  • 'Good reason' to see higher US prices: Fischer Saturday, 29 Aug 2015 | 5:33 PM ET
    Stanley Fischer

    U.S. inflation will likely rebound as pressure from the dollar fades, allowing the Fed to hike rates slowly, Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said.

  • *Fed, BoE sound confident notes in face of China fears. JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug 29- U.S. inflation will likely rebound as pressure from the dollar fades, allowing the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates gradually, Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said on Saturday in a speech careful not to overreact to a possible Chinese slowdown. The cautious confidence from...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to Sept 12 Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    ZURICH- Swiss National Bank head Thomas Jordan addresses a business gathering- 1600 GMT. REYKJAVIK- Launch of Economic Survey of Iceland 2015. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks on the economic outlook before the Forecasters Club of New York- 1710 GMT. TOKYO- Japan Economics Minister Akira Amari speaks at a seminar at...

  • Fed's Fischer: Confident about reaching 2% inflation Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 11:33 AM ET
    Fed's Fischer: Confident about reaching 2% inflation

    Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer, discusses the two sides of the discussion in the Fed to hike rates.

  • This is likely a bear market: SocGen strategist Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 10:56 AM ET
    Bear

    Societe Generale's notoriously bearish strategist Albert Edwards believes there is a high probability that U.S. indexes have already entered a bear market.

  • Fed's Kocherlakota: 2015 rate rise not appropriate Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 9:39 AM ET
    Narayana Kocherlakota, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

    Forget a rate hike for 2015, policymakers may have to consider further quantitative easing, Minneapolis Fed's president tells CNBC.

  • Kocherlakota: Challenges of zero-bound rates Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 8:31 AM ET
    Kocherlakota: Challenges of zero-bound rates

    CNBC's Steve Liesman talks with Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota, about the latest numbers on economic growth and inflation.

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to Sept 10 Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    EDINBURGH, Scotland- Bank of England's Executive Director of Prudential Policy David Rule at the Credit Scoring and Credit Control XIV Conference, University of Edinburgh. REYKJAVIK- Launch of Economic Survey of Iceland 2015. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks on the economic outlook before the Forecasters Club of New...

  • Fed's George: Prepared for rate hike, despite selloff Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 6:30 AM ET
    Esther George

    Kansas City Fed President Esther George said it's important to consider this week's volatility, but cautioned markets are focused on the near term.

  • *China, El Nino pose risks to outlook. MANILA, Aug 27- The Philippine economy rebounded with growth of 5.6 percent in the second quarter, defying a regional slowdown thanks to robust government spending, but faltering exports and deepening economic woes in China tempered the outlook. While annual growth was the third-fastest in the region after China and Vietnam,...

  • Santelli: 5-year popped Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 1:27 PM ET
    Santelli: 5-year popped

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 26- A gauge of U.S. business investment plans recorded its largest increase in just over a year in July, suggesting the United States was in good shape to withstand growing strains in the global economy. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday non-defense capital goods orders excluding aircraft, a closely watched proxy for business spending...

  • Fed's Dudley comments on stocks & wealth Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 10:38 AM ET
    Fed's Dudley comments on stocks & wealth

    New York Federal Reserve President Bill Dudley, discusses volatility in the stock market.

  • Fed's Dudley: Low inflation likely transitory Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 10:35 AM ET
    Fed's Dudley: Low inflation likely transitory

    New York Federal Reserve President Bill Dudley, provides insight to inflation rates, and how the international economy can have an impact.

  • Is China getting desperate? This economist thinks so Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 10:07 PM ET
    Is China getting desperate? This economist thinks so

    Richard Jerram, chief economist at Bank of Singapore, says the new easing moves show that China is getting desperate about the stock market rout and the persisting economic slowdown.

  • Santelli: Big day in the dollar index Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 1:24 PM ET
    Santelli: Big day in the dollar index

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields after the 2-year note auction.

  • Why BOJ's inflation goal remains a tall order Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 6:37 PM ET
    Why BOJ's inflation goal remains a tall order

    With a weak economy and the absence of wage hikes, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) is unlikely to achieve its 2 percent inflation goal, says Marcel Thieliant, Japan economist at Capital Economics.

  • BERKELEY, Calif., Aug 24- A top U.S. central banker appears to have cooled to the idea of an interest rate hike next month, saying on Monday only that the Federal Reserve will likely begin raising rates "sometime this year." Just two weeks ago, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart told reporters he was "very disposed" to a rate hike in September. Amid an ongoing U.S. stock...

  • Santelli: Treasury market adult in the room Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 1:33 PM ET
    Santelli: Treasury market adult in the room

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.