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Economic Measures Inflation

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    Major central banks' efforts to lift the world economy by printing money have boosted asset prices, so stocks are unlikely to hit their lows from November and March, Marc Faber, the author of "The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report," wrote in his latest research report.

  • I've been asked frequently how to play the inflation trade using ETFs. Let me show you how to do it, with the warning that you are likely early in this trade. The simplest way to play the inflation trade is to buy gold-and that's easy with ETFs.

  • Although global stocks were down again on Thursday, experts tell CNBC it is time to buy U.S. stocks, just not companies relying on the government.

  • Global stocks were higher Wednesday despite data out of China showing the country's industrial output rose less than expected in April. But experts tell CNBC there is real growth potential in the Asian economy.

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    With nearly 14 million Americans unemployed, a growing number of people are competing for a dwindling number of job openings, allowing some employers to drive down pay and benefits for new hires.

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    The European Central Bank will have to print and sell euros in the currency markets to alleviate the pain the strong single currency is causing to the euro zone, David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Global stocks were mostly higher Tuesday as expectations grew that the worst may be over for the global economy. Experts interviewed by CNBC consider whether the expectations are founded.

  • Global stocks took a break Monday after a successful week of gains. Investors remain uncertain if the global economy is showing signs of recovery or signs of further deterioration. Experts give CNBC their predictions.

  • The closely-watched US jobs report is due later on Friday, after results of stress tests late on Thursday revealed that ten banks need to raise up to $75 billion in fresh capital.

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    Employers are letting up a bit on the mass layoffs they resorted to earlier this year to cope with the recession, but the unemployment rate is climbing.

  • Investors are eagerly anticipating the release of the U.S. government's stress test results Thursday where a number of the 19 banks reviewed are expected to require fresh capital.

  • Global stocks were mixed on Wednesday as investors became more cautious a day before the bank stress test results after reports that Bank of America may need to raise a substantial amount of capital.

  • Global stocks were mixed Tuesday ahead of the release of the U.S. government's bank stress test results out later in the week as reports claim up to 10 banks will need to raise more capital.

  • Global stocks rose Monday ahead of the expected release of the U.S. government's bank stress test results. Experts tell CNBC if the banking system isn't fixed, governments' stimulus efforts are in vain.

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    The European Central Bank Shadow Council said it saw no need to set an interest rate floor at 1 percent, smashing official ECB proposals to prevent the rate from reaching 0 percent.

  • Global stocks were higher Friday, the first day of May, as investors were encouraged by the returns in April's strong market performance and batted off news of Chrysler's bankruptcy announcement and deepening concerns about the swine flu outbreak.

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    You've heard all the gloom and doom. Now here's some good news: the economic recovery could happen much sooner—and be much stronger—than anyone thought possible.

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    Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) has managed to get a vote scheduled for his controversial plan to help homeowners avoid foreclosure, but  the bill's  chances of approval are slim.

  • Global stocks rose again Thursday as investors took heart from signs of improvement in the U.S. economy after the Federal Reserve tweaked its policy statement to say that the economic outlook was improving. But experts on CNBC were mixed on when the economy will recover.

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