The global economy is doing well, the chief economist for the International Monetary Fund told CNBC on Friday.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said Friday the global recovery is firming up.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports on ECB President Mario Draghi's comments at Jackson Hole sending the Euro upward.
U.S. government debt prices were mostly higher on Friday, as investors digested comments from central bankers.
U.S. stocks closed higher on new hopes of tax reform and after speeches by central bank leaders Janet Yellen and Mario Draghi.
Steve Liesman, CNBC sr. economics reporter wraps up ECB President Mario Draghi's remarks from Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell says he can't quite explain why inflation is running below the central bank's 2 percent target.
Investors withdrew from U.S. stocks for 10 straight weeks, the longest streak of outflows since 2004, BofAML says, citing EPFR data.
The “Fast Money Halftime Report” traders discuss what they expect from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and Fed Chair Janet Yellen at the Jackson Hole meetings.
"If they look that ineffectual as we get into September, then we're going to have a problem," Cashin says.
Rick Rieder, BlackRock chief investment officer of global fixed income, is keeping an eye on signs of financial stability from Fed Chair Janet Yellen, and whether Mario Draghi will reference the strength of currencies or mention growth in Jackson Hole.
David Rosenberg of Gluskin Sheff makes the case that Janet Yellen has a tougher job with her speech today at Jackson Hole than Mario Draghi.
Investors are also awaiting European Central Bank President Mario Draghi later in the day, in case he provides any new steer on monetary policy.
The euro soared to its highest level in more than two years after ECB President Mario Draghi did not express concern about a strong euro.
Nicholas Brooks, head of economic and investment research at Intermediate Capital Group, weighs in on his expectations of speeches from Mario Draghi and Janet Yellen at Jackson Hole.
Nicholas Brooks, head of economic and investment research at Intermediate Capital Group, discusses the euro zone economy.
Eric Robertsen, head of Global Macro Strategy and FX Research, Standard Chartered Bank, said the Fed at some point soon needs to see higher inflation and shift from "transitory" language.
The Fed must do a lot of work to convince skeptical markets rate hikes are coming, said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics.
ECB President Mario Draghi may briefly mention stimulus unwinding at Jackson Hole to confirm it remains a central topic for the bank, says Randy Kroszner, professor of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
The Fed has some work to do to convince markets on its forecasts for future rate hikes, says Mark Zandi, chief economist, Moody's Analytics.