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Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Jeff Cox

Fed Chair Yellen set to deliver what could be historic speech in Jackson Hole

Fed Chair Janet Yellen will be speaking Friday during the central bank's annual conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The topic of the speech is financial stability, and Fed watchers are looking for Yellen to lay out a blueprint for the future. Yellen's term expires in February, and President Donald Trump has not indicated whether he will reappoint her.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Karen Gilchrist

China's 'Belt and Road' initiative could be the next risk to the global financial system

China's "Belt and Road" initiative aims to create physical and digital connections between more than 60 countries. But some are worried that the project could create a problem for China's banking sector — which would be a problem for the world
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Regional Saheli Roy Choudhury

Cash is useless in Venezuela thanks to hyperinflation — so people are turning to bitcoin

To survive Venezuela's hyperinflation, many have taken to mining bitcoin to afford basic necessities, according to the Atlantic. It is also made affordable due to the low cost of power in the country's heavily-subsidized electricity market. Bitcoin miners can make as much as $500 a month, which is enough to afford things such as baby diapers and insulin from overseas.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional

Fitch: US 'AAA' rating at risk if debt ceiling not raised

The U.S. currently holds a 'AAA' credit rating, the highest available. Credit ratings agency Fitch said failing to raise the debt ceiling would prompt it to review the U.S. sovereign rating, "with potentially negative implications."
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional

China warns it will 'take action to defend interests' if US harms trade ties

The United States should not destroy principles of multilateralism, China's Ministry of Commerce warned on Tuesday
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Huileng Tan

China's economic problems are exactly why its global influence is expanding

Slowing economic growth in China is spurring its top leadership to expand the country's influence beyond its shores. China's efforts follow similar longstanding efforts by neighbors Japan and South Korea. China is also trying to buy its way into influence with its massive investment
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China says willing to pay the price for new North Korea sanctions

The latest U.N. sanctions will cost China but Beijing is committed to enforcing the new measures, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said
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OECD calls for greater autonomy for Argentina's central bank

Argentina's central bank needs more autonomy to increase the effectiveness of its monetary policy, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) Chief of Staff Gabriela Ramos said on Thursday during a visit to the country.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional John W. Schoen

US sanctions have taken a big bite out of Russia's economy

Russia's economy already struggles under the weight of low oil prices, high inflation a bettered currency that has sent capital fleeing. The House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to step up sanctions on Russia.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Alexandra Gibbs

Data, Fed speeches in the spotlight on Wall Street; oil eyed

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a relatively flat open on Tuesday, as investors prepared themselves for a slew of data announcements and speeches by members of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Huilen Tang

China is focusing on the wrong things to fix its economy, says economist

China's capital controls have helped avoid a crisis, but it needs to fix fundamental problems. Property prices, meanwhile, have "a long way to fall"
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Leslie Shaffer

China manufacturing activity accelerates in June, with official PMI at 51.7, beating expectations

China's official manufacturing PMI for June rose to 51.7, accelerating from 51.2 in May and beating a Reuters poll forecast for 51.0. China's official services PMI for June rose to 54.9 from 54.5 in May.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Evelyn Cheng

China finally gets long sought-after endorsement as MSCI adds stocks to emerging markets index

MSCI said Tuesday it plans to add 222 China A Large Cap stocks to its benchmark emerging markets index on a gradual basis beginning next year. This was the fourth-straight year MSCI was considering adding the mainland-traded stocks. The Deutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF (ASHR) traded more than 2 percent higher in extended trading following the decision. es un sitio web oficial del Gobierno Argentino