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  • Goldilocks and the three bears

    June's massive jobs beat shows the United States is on track to achieving full employment, Jared Bernstein said.

  • WASHINGTON, July 8- Rising wages for U.S. healthcare workers had helped to drive a modest acceleration of inflation over the past year, but these gains in earnings have slowed, which could make it harder for the Federal Reserve to achieve its inflation target. "We'd like to see a little more inflation," New York Fed President William Dudley said on Tuesday.

  • LONDON, July 7- Share markets climbed on Thursday as upbeat U.S. economic data took some of the sting out of the Brexit scare, while the Australian dollar dipped as the country's triple A credit rating came under threat. The European market started firmer with the FTSE up 1.7 percent, the CAC in Paris 1.9 percent higher and Germany's DAX rising 1.3 percent.

  • TOKYO, July 7- The Bank of Japan cut its assessment for two of Japan's nine regions and said the market turmoil sparked by the Brexit vote could hurt consumer sentiment, signalling concern a strong yen and weak spending could derail a fragile economic recovery. The central bank also warned that an increasing number of Japanese firms were delaying price hikes on...

  • *Stocks ex- Japan edge up after Wall St ekes out gains. SYDNEY, July 7- Asian share markets crept ahead on Thursday after upbeat U.S. economic data took some of the sting out of the latest Brexit scare, while the Australian dollar briefly dipped as the country's triple A credit rating came under threat. The European market were also seen starting firmer, with the FTSE...

  • Since Britain's June 23 vote to leave the European Union, every piece of economic, such as Friday's jobs report, data comes with a question mark- how much does it reflect domestic economic developments and how much the short and long-term implications of an economic reordering that may take years to play out. For Fed policymakers it means balancing the mainly...

  • *Stocks ex- Japan up 0.5 pct after Wall St ekes out gains. SYDNEY, July 7- Asian share markets crept higher on Thursday after upbeat U.S. economic data took some of the sting out of the latest Brexit scare, while the Australian dollar slipped as the country's triple A credit rating came under threat. The Aussie initially fell half a U.S. cent to $0.7470 after Standard and...

  • *Stocks ex- Japan up 0.5 pct after Wall St ekes out gains. SYDNEY, July 7- Asian share markets crept cautiously higher early on Thursday after upbeat U.S. economic data took the sting out of losses in European equities and lifted Wall Street to a firmer finish. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan edged up 0.5 percent, having shed 1 percent on...

  • Bill Gross

    Noted bond investor Bill Gross weighs in on the Fed's latest minutes.

  • We need to get strong economic growth: Pro

    Mark Skousen, Chapman University, joins CNBC's Rick Santelli to discuss the bond market, gold and economic growth.

  • Cashin: Take a careful look at oil

    Art Cashin, Director of Floor Operations at UBS, shares his analysis and pulse of the market with CNBC viewers.

  • NAIROBI, July 6- Lower than expected rainfall in Uganda since May could lead to a drop in food production, hurting economic growth and putting upward pressure on inflation, Finance Minister Matia Kasaija said. Uganda, which expects to start producing oil in the next four years, has an economic growth forecast of 5.5 percent for the fiscal year that started July 1.

  • TOKYO, July 6- Asian shares wilted and the British pound dived to a three-decade low on Wednesday as the European Union's economic outlook darkened in the Brexit gloom. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.5 percent while Japan's Nikkei dropped almost two percent. The Bank of England also took steps to ensure British banks keep on...

  • Tom Lee: Inflation the next surprise

    Will uncertainties show up in earnings? Tom Lee, Fundstrat Global Advisors, and Sarat Sethi, Douglas C. Lane & Associates, weigh in on earnings and Fed action.

  • RBA Decision-Making

    The Reserve Bank of Australia will probably stay neutral as it won't want to add any fuel to the political uncertainty, expects HSBC's Paul Bloxham.

  • LONDON, July 4- Some British businesses have said they are putting investment plans on hold after the country voted to leave the European Union last week and sterling has fallen sharply as financial markets adjust to a weaker economic outlook. A clear picture of the initial impact of the vote on the economy will not be clear until the release of economic data...

  • LONDON, July 1- Investors will start to peek beyond the Brexit-dominated headlines in the coming week to gauge the outlook for the global economy, and what impact an expected rebound in U.S. job creation will have on central banks eyeing looser policy. Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union has cast a cloud of doubt over the world economic outlook that is...

  • Stanley Fischer

    Stanley Fischer said Friday it was too soon to tell whether Britain's vote to leave the European Union had changed the U.S. economic outlook.

  • SEOUL, July 1- South Korean exports fell for an 18th straight month in June, and though the pace of decline was the slowest in a year, the potential impact on world growth after Britain's messy divorce from the EU has analysts urging caution over the outlook. The external risks have already prompted Seoul to unveil an $8.7 billion stimulus package as Asia's...

  • Governor of the Bank of Japan Haruhiko Kuroda listens to a question during a press conference at the BoJ headquarters in Tokyo on October 30, 2015.

    Soggy economic data and a sharp rise in the yen may force the Bank of Japan to provide more stimulus next month, analysts say.