WASHINGTON— Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Wednesday that global weakness and falling financial markets could depress the U.S. economy's growth and slow the pace of Fed interest rate hikes. She did concede, though, that negative rates, which central banks in Japan and Europe have recently imposed, are a tool the Fed has at least studied.» Read More
SAO PAULO, Feb 5- Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, Brazil's largest private-sector bank, has for years traded at a premium to rival Banco Bradesco SA but many investors are betting the gap will narrow amid sharply diverging outlooks from the lenders. With Brazil facing its longest recession in a century, the banks' share prices will depend on how they navigate a slew of...
The global economy seems trapped in a "death spiral" that could lead to further weakness in oil prices, recession and a serious equity bear market, Citi has warned.
Feb 5- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday as investors awaited the January employment report that could provide clues on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy outlook. The data is expected at 8:30 a.m. ET. *Stocks have had a rough start to 2016, hurt by tepid U.S. growth, falling oil prices and concern that the world faces a China- led slowdown.
CNBC's Steve Liesman looks back on bear markets and recessions in history, and the correlation between the start of a recession.
NEW YORK— U.S. stocks posted modest gains Thursday as investors await Friday's closely watched jobs report, which could offer insight about the U.S. economy and help determine whether the Federal Reserve raises interest rates again next month. Many believe the likelihood of another rate increase in March has faded because of recent signs of weakness in the...
John Ryding, RDQ Economics, shares his thoughts on problems facing the Federal Reserve.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and fourth quarter productivity. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at which bear markets leads to recession and which don't.
Mark Grant, Hilltop Securities, discusses how a slowdown in China, tanking oil prices and Fed uncertainty will likely impact worldwide markets.
Alexander Friedman, group CEO of GAM Holding AG, says recessions are usually preceded by a spike in oil prices and oil should normalise.
U.S. stocks suffered their worst January in at least seven years last month. But have markets been too hasty to call a global economic slump?
Myles Bradshaw, head of global aggregate fixed income at Amundi, says the market is pricing too high a probability of a world recession.
JPM says the risk-reward for equities is deteriorating thanks to Fed policy.
Raymond Yeung, senior economist for Greater China at ANZ, says Taiwan's now in technical recession despite Q4 data exceeding his expectations.
SAO PAULO, Jan 28- Banco Bradesco SA, Brazil's No. 2 private sector bank, expects loan book growth to slow and loan-loss provisions to rise significantly this year, highlighting the headwinds facing Latin America's largest economy. The range, the lowest this decade, signals prudence as Brazil grapples with the longest recession since at least 1901..
SAO PAULO, Jan 28- Banco Bradesco SA, Brazil's second-biggest private sector bank, expects loan book growth to slow and loan-loss provisions to rise significantly this year, highlighting the headwinds facing Latin America's largest economy. The range is the lowest this decade, signaling prudence as Brazil grapples with a recession that could be the nation's...
THURSDAY, JANUARY 28 HELSINKI- OECD to publish its economic survey of recession-hit Finland in a press conference with Finnish finance minister Alexander Stubb- 0830 GMT. BRATISLAVA- National Bank of Slovakia Governor Jozef Makuch participates in economic conference "Economic development of the Slovak economy expected in 2016", with presentation: The...
Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust, shares her outlook on the strength of the U.S. dollar.
Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust, shares her expectations from today's FOMC minutes.
Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust, and Joe Sullivan, Legg Mason CEO, share their outlook on the markets ahead of the Fed's policy statement later this afternoon. We do think we'll get a positive return but it will be a bumpy ride, says Patterson.