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By: Jeff Cox
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Kudlow, who declined to call out any companies by name, says he wanted to express his skepticism because CEOs "love to blame other factors."
Consumer sentiment in October fell just short of expectations on Friday.
During her tenure, Fed Chair Janet Yellen was cautious about raising rates while stressing that any future moves would depend on what the economic data showed.
U.S. import prices jumped faster than expected in September amid resurgent energy prices but prices excluding fuels were unchanged.
Some have speculated that China could hit back at the U.S. by selling a huge chunk of the more than $1 trillion of U.S. treasury bonds it holds.
While President Donald Trump has directed his ire at the Federal Reserve for the recent stock market decline, he also has himself to blame.
Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council, spoke Thursday to CNBC about the current state of the economy and its impact on markets.
The Starwood Capital CEO says negative factors are contributing to his unease about the state of U.S. economy.
"All he has to do is say, 'You know what, I think that everything is on the table,'" CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
A severe emerging markets fall is the biggest economic risk to the U.S., not inflation, a top economic advisor to President Trump says.
U.S. producer prices increased 0.2 percent in September, reversing an unexpected decline in August and in line with expectations.
U.S. crude oil may not have been on China's tariff list but regardless, it stopped importing in August, according to Bimco, a shipowners association.
Industrial coating manufacturer PPG warns it is getting hurt by rising costs from raw materials and oil at the same time that global demand is softening.
The bond market is sending a pessimistic signal about the longer-term prospects of the U.S. economy, Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan says.
The near-50-year low in the unemployment rate signifies that a lot of good things have happened for the economy, but also could signal that some bad things could happen.
The U.S. trade war has shown that China is not impervious to the measures being brought to bear by President Trump, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.