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  • BOGOTA, Feb 15- Colombia's economic outlook is positive this year, thanks to controlled inflation, low interest rates and growth recovery, central bank chief Juan Jose Echavarria said on Friday, but the country will face fiscal risks in coming years. During the bank's quarterly inflation presentation, Echavarria said the technical team has slightly reduced...

  • A customer looks at a bottle of wine at a supermarket in Beijing, China.

    China's Consumer Price Index missed expectations in January coming in at 1.7 percent higher than a year ago, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday.

  • Assembly product worker Donna Gonzalez works on a sub-assembly to a water cooled transformer at RoMan Manufacturing in Grand Rapids, Michigan, December 12, 2018.

    U.S. wholesale prices fell for a second straight month in January as energy costs fell sharply again. The monthly declines were more evidence that inflation remains under control.

  • Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela's president, speaks next to a stack of 12 Kilogram gold ingots during a news conference on the country's cryptocurrency, known as the Petro, in Caracas, Venezuela, on Thursday, March 22, 2018.

    The amount of bitcoin traded in crisis-stricken Venezuela has exploded to reach an all-time high.

  • BUDAPEST, Feb 14- The forint and the Czech crown firmed slightly on Thursday amid some expectations for monetary policy tightening while a pick-up in Hungary's economic growth bucked Central Europe's slowdown. Fourth-quarter economic output data from Poland, Romania and Slovakia showed slower but still robust annual growth that is outpacing euro zone...

  • *China exports, imports easily beat forecasts. SYDNEY, Feb 14- Asian stock markets were in a cautious mood on Thursday as investors hung on for any hint of progress in the latest Sino-U.S. tariff talks, though China trade data handily beat expectations in a welcome relief for the global economy. With Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Trade Representative...

  • THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14 LONDON- Bank of England policymaker Jan Vlieghe delivers a speech on the outlook for the economy in Britain and globally, a week after the BoE slashed its forecasts for UK growth because of Brexit and the global slowdown- 0930 GMT. NEWARK, Del.- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on "Approaches to Leadership"...

  • Grocery clerk James Delarosa takes inventory of the salad dressing and condiments aisle at a Publix Super Markets Inc. grocery store in Knoxville, Tennessee.

    U.S. consumer prices were unchanged for a third straight month in January, leading to the smallest annual increase in inflation in more than 1½ years, which could allow the Federal Reserve to hold interest rates steady for a while.

  • British inflation fell to a two-year low in January, dipping below the Bank of England's target and offering some relief to households ahead of Brexit.

  • *Growth this year now seen at 2.27 pct, not 2.41 pct. TAIPEI, Feb 13- Taiwan's government trimmed its 2019 economic growth forecast on Wednesday, showing that slowing global expansion and weaker tech demand are denting the island's pivotal exports and outlook. Aidan Wang, Cathay Financial Holdings economist, said the reduced 2019 forecast was "still too...

  • TAIPEI, Feb 13- Taiwan's government slightly lowered its 2019 economic growth forecast to 2.27 percent from 2.41 percent amid global trade tensions and weaker tech demand that's denting the island's exports. Fourth-quarter growth in 2018 was marginally raised to 1.78 percent from 1.76 percent, putting full-year 2018 GDP at 2.63 percent instead of the...

  • India could cut spending after its election

    Shilan Shah of Capital Economics says the Indian government will need to cut spending if it is to meet its deficit targets. This could cause growth in the economy to slow "quite significantly" later in 2019, he says.

  • PHILADELPHIA, Pa.- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook before the Jewish Business Network Power Lunch- 1700 GMT. DUBLIN- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic participates in moderated discussion on the economic outlook and monetary policy before the European Financial Forum-...

  • Cramer's fundamentals: 5 reasons to stay in the market

    Jim Cramer cites five trends that support staying invested in stocks at these levels.

  • Cramer's 5 fundamental reasons to stay in the stock market

    Jim Cramer cites five trends that support staying invested in stocks at these levels.

  • People pose for photos with the Charging Bull near Wall Street in New York City, January 16, 2019.

    Jim Cramer cites five trends that support staying invested in stocks at these levels.

  • **LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney speaks at an FT event as Brexit nears and the world economy slows- 1215 GMT. CINCINNATI, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy before the Xavier University and Financial Executives International-- Cincinnati Chapter meeting, in...

  • Stagflation is the 'real potential outcome' in the UK: PIIE

    The U.K. could be approaching a recession "imminently" if it doesn't go through an "ultra-soft" Brexit, says Adam Posen of the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

  • HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Feb 11- The U.S. Federal Reserve could hike interest rates once more by June despite a growing, near 50-50 chance of a 2020 recession, Vanguard Group Inc Chief Investment Officer Greg Davis said on Monday. Growth in the United States will likely slow to 2 percent over the next year, with China's rate at 6 percent and Europe's at an anemic 1 percent, he...

  • HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Feb 11- The U.S. But slowing growth across the United States, Europe and China is putting more pressure on that outlook, he said. Growth in the United States will likely slow to 2 percent over the next year, with China's rate at 6 percent and Europe's at an anemic 1 percent, he said.