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  • Asian stocks directionless ahead of US jobless report Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 10:23 AM ET

    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...

  • Economist: Slow productivity growth a mystery Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 8:35 AM ET
    Economist: Slow productivity growth a mystery

    John Ryding, RDQ Economics, shares his thoughts on problems facing the Federal Reserve.

  • Jobless claims up 8,000 to 285,000 Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 8:30 AM ET
    Jobless claims up 8,000 to 285,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and fourth quarter productivity. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective.

  • Can markets predict recessions? Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 7:04 AM ET
    Can markets predict recessions?

    CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at which bear markets leads to recession and which don't.

  • Grant raises red flag on global recession Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 6:39 AM ET
    Grant raises red flag on global recession

    Mark Grant, Hilltop Securities, discusses how a slowdown in China, tanking oil prices and Fed uncertainty will likely impact worldwide markets.

  • The current fall in oil prices scares people: CEO Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 3:13 AM ET
    The current fall in oil prices scares people: CEO

    Alexander Friedman, group CEO of GAM Holding AG, says recessions are usually preceded by a spike in oil prices and oil should normalise.

  • Markets too hasty to call a recession: Analyst Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 8:50 AM ET

    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?

  • It's time to be a contrarian investor: Bradshaw Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 2:02 AM ET
    It's time to be a contrarian investor: Amundi's Bradshaw

    Myles Bradshaw, head of global aggregate fixed income at Amundi, says the market is pricing too high a probability of a world recession.

  • We're bearish, and it's the Fed's fault: JPMorgan Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 3:01 PM ET
    JPMorgan signage on the door of an office building in New York.

    JPM says the risk-reward for equities is deteriorating thanks to Fed policy.

  • Taiwan has entered technical recession: Pro Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 7:32 PM ET
    Taiwan has entered technical recession: Pro

    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...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Feb 10 Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 7:01 PM ET

    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...

  • US dollar appreciation not over: Pro Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 8:57 AM ET
    US dollar appreciation not over: Pro

    Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust, shares her outlook on the strength of the U.S. dollar.

  • Expect a relatively dovish Fed: Rebecca Patterson Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 8:33 AM ET
    Expect a relatively dovish Fed: Rebecca Patterson

    Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust, shares her expectations from today's FOMC minutes.

  • Fed will continue to be data dependent: Pro Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 8:03 AM ET
    Fed will continue to be data dependent: Pro

    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.

  • More bad news from investor who called $30 oil Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 10:00 AM ET
    More bad news from investor who called $30 oil

    Mark Yusko, founder and CEO of Morgan Creek Capital Management, says a recession is coming 'as sure as the sun rises.'

  • Race for currency depreciation 'not appropriate': Trichet

    Discussing global business activity and currency moves, with Lawrence Summers, Harvard University, and Jean-Claude Trichet, former ECB president,

  • 'Quite a while' for high priced oil: Larry Summers Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 7:37 AM ET
    'Quite a while' for high priced oil: Larry Summers

    "We are in a new world" says Lawrence Summers, Harvard University, in discussing fracking technology and the price of oil.

  • Market psychology can change quickly: Summers Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 7:07 AM ET
    Market psychology can change quickly: Summers

    Discussing global economic activity, and the path for monetary policy, with Lawrence Summers, Harvard University, and Jean-Claude Trichet, former ECB president.