- Barclays To China: Miracles Don't Last, So Enjoy While You Can
September 18 2013 12:33 AM
In the next three to five years, we might see the first recession in the Chinese economy since the beginning of economic reform.
- US Inflation Remains Tame
September 17 2013 8:41 AM
The overall CPI and the core reading both stayed within the Federal Reserve's target for inflation.
- Fed Meeting Preview: What Would You Ask Bernanke If You Had The Chance?
September 17 2013 5:48 AM
How about: "If QE3 goes away, what’s the probability of QE4 if the economy backslides?"
- Will Wall Street Get The Fed Chief It Wanted?
September 16 2013 11:25 AM
Janet Yellen's nomination -- and her perceived dovishness -- are hardly guaranteed.
- All Eyes Will Be On The US Federal Reserve In The Week Ahead
September 14 2013 4:59 PM
As Barclays put it, next week may be the beginning of the end of “abnormalnomics.”
- White House Denies Report Summers Is Fed Chairman Pick
September 13 2013 9:29 AM
However, the administration left open the possibility that the Nikkei report may end up being true.
- August US Retail Sales Lower Than Expected
September 13 2013 8:49 AM
Following the retail sales release, Barclays downgraded U.S. third-quarter gross domestic product growth from 1.6 percent to 1.5 percent.
- Bubble Talk Grows In Dubai - Heading For A Repeat Of 2008 Property Crash?
September 12 2013 12:36 PM
There have been signs that Dubai real estate prices are rising too fast, too soon.
- US Jobless Claims Fall To Lowest Level Since 2006
September 12 2013 8:48 AM
However, the U.S. government said the surprising claims drop is linked to computer-related delays.
- US Income Inequality At Widest Mark Since 'Roaring '20s'
September 11 2013 1:48 PM
Incomes for the top 1 percent have almost fully recovered from the Great Recession, while bottom 99 percent incomes have hardly even started.
- Japan Tax Hike: Lessons From 1997
September 11 2013 5:56 AM
With the world’s highest debt-to-GDP ratio and an increasing social security bill, Japan will have to consider more revenue.
- 5 Reasons China’s Banks Won't Have Another Liquidity Crisis In September
September 11 2013 5:52 AM
Relax. September won't see a repeat of June’s liquidity scare in China. Here's why.
- US Consumer Confidence, Retail Sales: Economic Events Next Week
September 06 2013 11:00 PM
Expect a big upward revision in Japan’s Q2 GDP, more evidence of growth in China and stagflation signs in India.
- Sour US Jobs Report Might Keep Federal Reserve On Hold
September 06 2013 9:40 AM
What's more, July's job growth was revised substantially downward - the exact opposite of what's needed for Fed stimulus reduction.
- ASEAN Economies Feel Syrian Shock In Form Of Crude-Oil Costs
September 06 2013 5:45 AM
Rising global oil prices may keep oil-trade deficits and subsidy costs elevated for ASEAN economies.
- Pulse Check On Chinese Economy
September 05 2013 5:49 AM
More August data due over this weekend will likely show that China may have avoided a sharp slowdown.
- Fed Beige Book: Modest/Moderate Growth
September 04 2013 2:38 PM
The Fed said the U.S. economy continued to grow at a modest/moderate pace in July and August, as it has for much of 2013.
- ECB Minutes: To Publish Or Not To Publish?
September 03 2013 3:26 PM
Currently, the ECB is the only major central bank that doesn’t publish meeting minutes.
- August US Jobs Report: D-Day For Fed Stimulus Reduction?
September 03 2013 12:17 PM
As summer begins to fade, the U.S. economy stands at something of a crossroads. Will rising risks change the Fed's thinking?
- Central Banks, G-20 And The Jobs Report: Economic Events For Sept. 2-6
September 02 2013 12:02 AM
The holiday-shortened week will be capped by the all-important U.S. employment report on Friday.