CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar. Today Santelli takes a look at the yield curve between the 10-year and 5-year Treasury.» Read More
Stocks sold off in the final hour of trading but ended higher at the highest levels since late April, as the dollar slid. Worries about the foreclosure crisis continued to temper overall market gains. DuPont and Kraft rose, while BofA and JPMorgan fell.
Stocks pared gains but remained higher Monday as the weak dollar boosted materials, but big banks slumped following the continued fallout of the foreclosure crisis, tempering overall market gains. DuPont and Alcoa rose, while Bank of America and JPMorgan fell.
Stocks gained as a slide in the dollar boosted materials stocks, but a drop in financial stocks due to the continued fallout of the foreclosure crisis tempered gains. Alcoa and DuPont rose, while Bank of America and JPMorgan fell.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open Monday after the weekend's meeting of the group of twenty nations did little to change the downward trajectory of the dollar.
It's the $500 billion dollar question. Just how high will QE2 push the stock market and what's already baked in? New research may be quite telling.
Right now the US should export more and rely less on internal consumer spending. China should export less and encourage consumer spending.
Find out why the bulls could be facing serious headwinds for the next 10 days.
Traders beware. Treasury man Tim Geithner appears to be setting up a two-sided dollar trade. The dollar could go up, not just down.
The falling dollar is on most everybody’s mind, especially in financial markets here at home and globally. A currency war? World protectionism? Race to the bottom?
Read the full text of the latest Federal Reserve Beige Book report here.
Coke and other multinationals are surging as the dollar plunges. But how long will the easy money trade of buying companies with high foreign sales keep working?
The vast amount of excess reserves in the U.S. banking system is of course fuel for money supply growth, but the match has been miles away.
Does the Fed head look at market-driven prices? Surely he does. But it’s equally certain that this will not deter him from pump-priming QE2. Underneath it all, Bernanke believes in the false Phillips Curve tradeoff between inflation and unemployment.
Overnight, the US dollar has had a rally on what I'd call the "We-can-print-money-too!" theory of central bank easing.
The Federal Reserve chairman, Ben S. Bernanke outlined the risks the central bank is prepared to take by pumping more money into the flagging recovery - but analysts still want more details.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke took another step Friday toward further monetary stimulus, but in doing so left one key issue unanswered: What if all this intervention causes more harm than good?
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke just told us that economists have it wrong. The consensus view is that the Fed will start to raise rates in 2011. Bernanke says that’s not right.
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Even as doubts escalate over whether further easing measures will do any good, the Federal Reserve appears set to push forward out of obligation as much as anything else.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.