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  • *Investors and funds anxious on macroeconomic environment. BERLIN, Feb 26- As anxiety over a slowing global economy grows, private equity players are looking to swoop on distressed assets but are fearful that funding could dry up. A record number of delegates from private equity firms and investors turned out this week for four days of networking at SuperReturn...

  • MADRID, Feb 26- Spain's Telefonica said on Friday its dividend was assured for another decade, with higher sales and healthy margins this year set to confirm its recovery from the financial crisis, though some analysts remained worried about a weak home market. It reported revenues rose 8.7 percent last year, helped by growth in Germany, Brazil and a recovering...

  • NEW DELHI, Feb 26- India's government expects growth to hold up and inflation to decline next year, TV channels reported on Friday, ahead of a pre-budget Economic Survey that will set the scene for Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's budget on Monday. The survey, to be published shortly, is expected to forecast that Asia's third-largest economy would grow by between...

  • LONDON, Feb 26- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney warned on Friday that moves by central banks to cut interest rates below zero risked creating a "beggar-thy-neighbor" environment which could leave the global economy trapped in low growth. In a speech to be delivered at a meeting of Group of 20 finance ministers and central bank chiefs in Shanghai, Carney also...

  • Is there a recession coming?

    Solid labor market data suggests more resilient U.S. consumption and mitigates recessionary risks, says Doug Gordon from Russell Investments

  • Raoul Pal, The Global Macro Investor, explains why the Fed is paralyzed and weighs in on whether a risk of a recession is rising. Also, his prediction on oil.

  • Stock picks to survive an economic downturn

    As economic growth falters, CNBC's Deirdre Bosa looks at the best historical trades when real GDP falls below 2%.

  • Citi sees more risk of global recession rising

    Analysts at Citigroup say there's a higher chance of a global recession as fundamentals remain poor.

  • BRASILIA, Feb 24- Moody's Investors Services on Wednesday became the third major rating agency to downgrade Brazil's debt to junk, cutting its rating by two notches to Ba2, as the former emerging market star sinks deeper into the worst recession in decades. Moody's said the outlook for Brazil's issuer and bond ratings was negative due to the prospect of further...

  • BRASILIA, Feb 24- Moody's Investors Services on Wednesday became the third major rating agency to downgrade Brazil's debt to junk, cutting its rating by two notches to Ba2, as the former emerging market star sinks deeper into the worst recession in decades. Moody's said the outlook for Brazil's issuer and bond ratings was negative due to the prospect of further...

  • Neel Kashkari

    Richard Bove, Rafferty Capital, weighs in on Fed President Neel Kashkari proposing a breakup of the big banks to prevent future failures. The crackdown on big banks is dangerous, says Bove.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 23- U.S. home resales unexpectedly rose in January, reaching a six-month high, in the latest sign that the economy remains on firmer ground despite slowing global growth and tightening financial market conditions. "The housing recovery continues, but the sharp drop in consumer confidence could be a sign that consumers are becoming anxious about...

  • How to survive a recession: Economist

    Jason Schenker, Prestige Economics president, discusses his new book, "Recession Proof: How to Survive and Thrive in an Economic Downturn."

  • Feb 18- U.S. hotel operators Starwood Hotels& Resorts Worldwide and Marriott International cut their 2016 forecast for a key revenue metric amid fears of slowing global economic growth. Shares of Starwood fell 3.4 percent to $64.65, while Marriott's dropped 4 percent to $64.00. Weakness in the energy and manufacturing industries in the United States also led...

  • BRASILIA, Feb 17- Standard& Poor's downgraded Brazil's credit rating deeper into junk territory on Wednesday, citing its failure to curb its fiscal deficit, in a surprise blow to President Dilma Rousseff`s bid to haul the economy out of its worst recession in decades. S&P cut Brazil's sovereign credit rating to BB from BB+ with a negative outlook, just five months...

  • BRASILIA, Feb 17- Standard& Poor's downgraded Brazil's credit rating deeper into junk territory on Wednesday, highlighting the challenges facing President Dilma Rousseff, who is trying to regain investors' trust and pull Latin America's largest economy out of recession. S&P cut Brazil's sovereign credit rating to BB from BB+ with a negative outlook, just five...

  • US is far from recession: GS

    Goldman Sachs' Michele Della Vigna, discusses what three factors have slowed down global economic growth, but why we won’t see a recession.

  • TAIPEI, Feb 17- Taiwan stocks rose on Wednesday on tentative buying, with the index hovering near a key technical level and extending gains from the last two sessions. Taiwan barely emerged from recession in the fourth quarter as its tech exports faltered. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.183 to T $33.270 per U.S. dollar.

  • Is the slowdown affecting Airbus?

    Fabrice Bregier, CEO of Airbus, says the global economic slowdown is not affecting his company, which received more than 1,000 orders last year.

  • BANGKOK, Feb 15- Thailand's economy slightly less than expected in October-December and the outlook remains weak with exports still sluggish, putting pressure on the government to spend faster to boost domestic activity. Southeast Asia's second-largest economy grew 0.8 percent in the final quarter of 2015 from July-September on a seasonally-adjusted...