Tag: economists

Here is how IMF’s economists make predictions

The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) World Economic Outlook is one of the most closely-watched set of forecasts in the world. How do economists get to the predictions in it? CNBC International gets an inside look at the process from Washington.

White House 2018 budget proposal is out, and it slashes the social safety net

The budget would cut $1.7 trillion in spending over 10 years.

More than 60% chance of a global recession in the next 18 mnths – economist

Global growth is expected to slow down significantly in the coming months as borrowing levels dominate in both China and Europe and "Trump-mania" is set to fade, a chief economist at Danish investment firm Saxo Bank told CNBC on Monday.