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  • Earnigs at halfway point

    CNBC's Bob Pisani looks at the four issues that are going to dominate earnings in the second half of this year.

  • US Recession

    Countries need to start implementing fiscal policies that promote productivity, which is at an all-time low, says Saxo Bank's Chief Economist Steen Jakobsen.

  • WASHINGTON— Unemployment rates ticked up noticeably in six states in June, even as employers continued to add jobs and the hiring outlook improved. A similar trend played out in five other states: Nevada and Oregon each saw a 0.3 percent increase, while rates went up 0.2 points in California, Maine and South Dakota. South Dakota had the nation's lowest rate in June,...

  • July 21- Confidence in prospects for the global economy has been dented following Britain's vote to leave the European Union, with a growing view that monetary policy is a fading force and many governments now need to borrow and spend, Reuters polls showed. "Given how fragile the global economy is nearly eight years after the start of the global financial crisis,...

  • BRASILIA, July 20- Brazil's central bank kept interest rates on hold for the eighth consecutive meeting on Wednesday as expected, despite a deep recession, as a new board cited concern about stubbornly high inflation and uncertainty surrounding economic reforms. In a longer and more detailed decision statement than in the past, the central bank said its...

  • BRASILIA, July 20- Brazil kept interest rates on hold for the eighth straight time on Wednesday as expected, in the first decision of a new central bank board that said it was too soon to cut rates despite a crippling recession. "The text format changed completely, but the main message remained the same: The conditions for interest rate cuts are not there yet and it...

  • *Jobless rate hit new 10- year low before June 23 vote. LONDON, July 20- The Bank of England said it had seen no clear signs yet of damage to British companies after the vote to leave the European Union, and one of its policymakers said she would wait for more evidence of a slowdown before backing an interest rate cut. The BoE had warned before the June 23 referendum that...

  • BRASILIA, July 20- Brazil's government may not need a further freeze spending to meet fiscal goals because revenues are expected to recover in the second half of the year as the recession-hit economy stabilizes, government officials said on Wednesday. Interim President Michel Temer's chief of staff, Eliseu Padilha, told reporters later on Wednesday that the...

  • *Jobless rate hits new 10- year low in run-up to June 23 vote. LONDON, July 20- The Bank of England said on Wednesday it had seen no clear signs yet of a sharp economic slowdown after last month's vote to leave the European Union, raising questions over how aggressively it will act to boost the economy when it meets next month. A Reuters poll on Wednesday showed...

  • LAGOS, July 19- Nigeria's economy, the biggest in Africa, is likely to contract by 1.8 percent this year, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday, as the country grapples with the impact of low oil prices. "In Nigeria, economic activity is now projected to contract in 2016, as the economy adjusts to foreign currency shortages as a result of lower oil receipts,...

  • BRUSSELS, July 19- Britain's economy may slip into recession next year following the vote to quit the European Union, the European Commission estimated on Tuesday in its first assessment of the economic impact of Brexit. Britain is expected to endure a "substantial slowdown" which will limit its economic growth to between 1.3 and 1.6 percent this year, lower than...

  • WASHINGTON, July 19- The International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts for the next two years on Tuesday, citing uncertainty over Britain's looming exit from the European Union. The Fund said that despite recent improvements in Japan and Europe and a partial recovery in commodity prices, the UK's Brexit vote had created a "sizeable increase in...

  • IMF expects Russia to return to growth in 2017

    The International Monetary Fund says Russia's recession has been shallower than expected.

  • BOE Move

    The BOE should wait until after the quarterly inflation report in August to get a better grasp of Brexit's impact, says Barclays' Mitul Kotecha.

  • UK now on ‘rocky road’ for some years: Director general

    Simon Walker, director general at Institute of Directors, says it’s likely that the U.K. will see a recession. However, it will likely be “mild”.

  • Executive Edge: Italy to face 20-year recession

    The "Squawk Box" news team discusses some of the morning's most provocative headlines, including a new prime minister for the U.K., and the IMF's call on Italy's economic outlook.

  • Earnings Season

    Tony Scherrer of Smead Capital Management discusses the drivers behind the U.S. equity rally.

  • Earnings recession ending?

    CNBC's Mike Santoli discusses the current state of the S&P, the possible end to earnings recession and what that means for stocks.

  • Short: Fresh concerns threaten earnings

    VP of Estimize Christine Short gives her reasons for why earnings season is not going to be as positive as we think.

  • POLL- MEDIAN VIEW OF U.S. PRIMARY DEALERS SEES 20 PCT PROBABILITY OF U.S. RECESSION IN NEXT 12 MONTHS, UNCHANGED FROM JUNE 15 POLL.