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  • 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.

  • Very little risk of recession: UBS economist Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 2:00 AM ET
    Very little risk of recession: UBS economist

    Paul Donovan, global economist and managing director at UBS, talks about the rebound in risk sentiment and stock market values, as well as the chances of a recession.

  • *China- led global slowdown clouds the outlook. TOKYO, Jan 25- Japan's exports fell the most in more than three years in December from a year earlier, stoking fears of economic contraction in the final quarter of 2015 as a slowdown in China and emerging markets takes its toll on the export-reliant economy. Such weak data should keep the Bank of Japan under pressure to...

  • What's moving Asian markets? As usual, China Sunday, 24 Jan 2016 | 5:36 PM ET
    What's moving Asian markets? As usual, China

    China's been on everyone's radar this year as pressure mounts on the country to devalue the yuan, says Wayne Peters, founder and CIO at Peters MacGregor Capital.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 22- Morgan Stanley economists are clinging to their forecast of a 20 percent chance the U.S. economy will slip into recession in 2016 on evidence of contraction in the factory sector and signs of slowing among services industries. "That assessment still feels about right," they said in a research note released on Friday. The government will release its...

  • Tough start to year, rebound ahead: Pro Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 10:43 AM ET
    Tough start to year, rebound ahead: Pro

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Rebecca Corbin of Corbin Perception discuss a wall of worry surrounding the industrial sector and what to expect later this year.

  • BAML: Probability of US recession rises to 20% Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 10:00 AM ET
    BAML: Probability of US recession rises to 20%

    Bank of America/Merrill Lynch says the likelihood of the US entering a recession in the coming year has risen to 20 percent.

  • Bubbles in Silicon Valley: Branson Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 7:33 AM ET
    Bubbles in Silicon Valley: Branson

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin talks to Virgin Group's Sir Richard Branson, about oil prices, the space race and unicorn bubbles.

  • This week we see buyers: BlackRock CEO Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 7:16 AM ET
    This week we see buyers: BlackRock CEO

    I do believe the market will be higher by year end, says Laurence Fink, BlackRock chairman & CEO, talking about why he is a "little more bullish." Also Fink weighs in on comments made by Mario Draghi.

  • 'Market is a horrible recession indicator' Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 9:19 PM ET
    'Market is a horrible recession indicator'

    Bill Stone, chief investment strategist at PNC Asset Management, says the best predictor of a recession is the yield curve on 30-year Treasurys.

  • Investors not completely bearish yet: BofAML Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 5:32 PM ET
    Investors not completely bearish yet: BofAML

    BofAML's monthly survey shows only 8 percent believe the global economy will strengthen this year. But the bank's Chief Investment Strategist for Australia Malcolm Wood attributes that to cautious sentiment.

  • 3 Reasons for Union Pacific's earnings miss: CEO Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 10:48 AM ET
    3 Reasons for Union Pacific's earnings miss: CEO

    Union Pacific CEO Lance Fritz talks about his company's earnings miss which he attributes in part to what he calls an "energy recession."

  • Citigroup cuts global economic growth forecasts Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 3:35 AM ET

    LONDON, Jan 21- U.S investment bank Citigroup cut its growth forecasts for the world economy on Thursday, and said that risks of a global recession were increasing. Citi cut its forecasts for global economic growth for 2016 to 2.7 percent from 2.8 percent, citing pressures from disinflation. "Risks to our growth forecasts probably remain to the downside, with...

  • BRASILIA, Jan 19- Brazil's central bank on Tuesday signaled that a worsening recession could force it to abandon plans to aggressively raise interest rates to battle inflation, which recently hit a 12- year high. In an unusual statement hours before the start of a two-day monetary policy meeting, central bank chief Alexandre Tombini said policymakers will...

  • BRASILIA/ SAO PAULO, Jan 19- Brazil's central bank chief, Alexandre Tombini, said on Tuesday policymakers will take into consideration a "significant" cut in the country's growth outlook when deciding on interest rates on Wednesday. The unusual statement from Tombini commenting on the International Monetary Fund's decision to lower Brazil's growth outlook...

  • Executive Edge: 'Paradox' of China's growth Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016 | 6:33 AM ET
    Executive Edge:  'Paradox' of China's growth

    Leland Miller, China Beige Book International, discusses why he doesn't believe China's GDP numbers and weighs in on the country's struggle to implement effective economic reform.

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 18- Economists raised their forecasts for Brazil's inflation rate in 2016 and 2017, a weekly central bank survey showed on Monday, adding pressure on policymakers as they meet this week to weigh a potential interest rate hike. Brazil is set to have both the worst recession and the third-highest inflation rate among G20 economies in 2016,...

  • These areas priced for recession: Pro Monday, 18 Jan 2016 | 8:19 AM ET
    These areas are priced for recession: Pro

    Bill Smead, Smead Capital Management, and Larry Glazer, Mayflower Advisors, discuss what they are telling clients about investing amid uncertain markets.