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Protectionism worries in the CNBC Fed Survey far outpace concerns over inflation, terrorism and even the Fed itself.
The Fed is expected to upgrade its view of the economy when it meets this week, but it's unlikely to publicly discuss one of the bigger risks for the economy.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa said that less than half of the country's estimated $1.42 billion believed to be illegally stashed abroad has been brought back onshore.
Could Fed Chair Jay Powell's optimism about the U.S. economy lead to more hikes than markets are prepared for?
U.S. consumer sentiment rose its highest level since 2004 in the University of Michigan's mid-month report.
U.S. industrial production jumped 1.1 percent in February, the largest increase in four months.
Forcing different standards on banks and other financial services across the globe could spark the next financial crisis, the vice chairman of prominent U.S. clearing house DTCC said Friday.
The west African cocoa producer is expected to be one of the world's fastest growing economies in 2018.
The U.S. can institute tariffs on foreign goods without sparking a global trade war, Peter Navarro, director of the White House Trade Council, said in a CNBC interview.
U.S. import prices rose more than expected in February as the largest increase in the cost of capital goods since 2008 offset a drop in petroleum prices.
Jobless claims fell last week, pointing to sustained labor strength even as economic growth appears to have slowed early in the first quarter.
China can expect the U.S. to take a tough stance when it comes to international trade, Larry Kudlow, the newly appointed director of the National Economic Council, said Wednesday.
In late January the Atlanta Fed was calling for a 5.4 percent GDP gain. It released a reading Wednesday for its widely followed GDP tracker that slashed that projection all the way down to 1.9 percent. That came with similar reductions from J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs.
U.S. business inventories increased solidly in January as sales recorded their biggest drop in 1½ years.
The Labor Department said on Wednesday its producer price index for final demand rose 0.2 percent last month after increasing 0.4 percent in January.
China's industrial output grew 7.2 percent in the first two months of the year compared with the same period last year, while fixed-asset investment growth quickened to 7.9 percent, both easily beating expectations.
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