Economic Measures Trade


  • Rep. Ryan: Getting Dems through trade 'snafu'

    Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-Wis.), discusses the Democrats pushing back against President Obama's trade initiative.

  • India's desire to be 'open for business'

    Madhur Jha, senior global economist at Standard Chartered, expects that during during his visit to China tomorrow, Narendra Modi will discuss how bilateral ties and trade can be strengthened.

  • Why the vote against TPA isn't the end of TPP

    While the rejection of fast-track authority by the U.S. Senate may slow down the progress of TPP, the 12-country free-trade deal remains on track, says Alan Bollard, executive director at the APEC Secretariat.

  • Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)

    The Pacific trade agreement failed its first test in the U.S. Senate after a key Democrat said he would vote against a procedural vote.

  • The U.S. Capitol building

    Congress should slow down any trade deal until imbalances in the U.S. are addressed, says AFL-CIO economist William Spriggs.

  • Trans-Pacific Partnership vote looms

    Ahead of a vote to fast-track adoption of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Tobias Harris, senior associate at Teneo Intelligence, discusses the issues.

  • Greg Mankiw

    Concern about increasing income inequality in the U.S. is well-founded, but Democrats have it wrong when it comes to solutions, says Harvard's Greg Mankiw.

  • President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the White House South Lawn in Washington, April 28, 2015.

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership does not include a provision that would prevent currency manipulation, Democratic economist Jared Bernstein tells CNBC.

  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a United Steelworkers rally in opposition to the proposed “fast-track” bill, or trade promotion authority, in Washington, April 15, 2015.

    As the Senate prepares to debate his trade agenda, President Barack Obama is sharpening his criticism of a vocal opponent on the left.

  • Free trade and jobs: Greg Mankiw

    Greg Mankiw, Harvard economics professor, provides insight to the long-term benefits of an international trade agreement, and why education is key to opportunities.

  • What's inside TPP?

    Jim Nussle, Credit Union National Association, and Jared Bernstein, Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, weigh in on President Obama's push for a Pacific trade agreement.

  • Trade bill's fate in hands of Congress

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on the upcoming key Senate vote on trade, and President Obama pushing back against criticism.

  • The GOP will lose the 2016 election without a sensible immigration-reform plan, says Larry Kudlow.

  • Chief Executive Officer and president of Nike Mark Parker.

    Nike CEO Mark Parker says tens of thousands of spinoff jobs also would be created from the trans-Pacific trade pact.

  • China's exports and imports tumbled in April, dashing hopes of a seasonal rebound and underscoring concerns over the spotty trade picture in the world's second biggest economy.

  • Is the yuan fairly valued?

    Eswar Prasad, senior professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University, says recent economic indicators make it much harder to sustain the case that the renminbi is significantly undervalued.

  • China's President Xi Jinping, left, is welcomed by his Brazilian counterpart Dilma Rousseff at Planalto Palace on July 17, 2014 in Brasilia.

    "The Chinese government hopes to develop itself on par with (the United States), Europe and Russia as an international leader," says one expert.

  • 'Messed up' US trade tips Q1 contraction: Pro

    The widening in March's U.S. trade deficit, due to labor strikes at the West Coast Ports, suggests that the economy contracted in the first quarter, says Peter Boockvar, chief market analyst at The Lindsey Group.

  • Thailand's baht has long out-muscled regional peers, but amid a stumbling economy, the central bank has pulled the plug on supporting the currency.

  • Cashin says: Old anxieties haunt markets

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss how today's weaker-than-expected trade data might impact first quarter GDP, as Greece debt woes resurface. Also Cashin is keeping an eye on the Russell 2000 for signs of negative influence.