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  • WASHINGTON, Nov 26- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has said the tenor of economic data will decide when the U.S. central bank raises interest rates. But she also has placed special emphasis on a set of equations for what she dubbed in a November 2012 speech as "optimal policy" or "optimal control." Several top officials have said they are not likely to bump rates up...

  • Consumer confidence 88.7     Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports November's consumer confidence index number is 88.7 vs. October's 94.1.

  • Thanksgiving market outlook—just add bubbly! Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Kenny Polcari offers up his Thanksgiving market outlook and a roasted turkey recipe. Just add champagne! (Don't ask. Just do it.)

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 24- A rule that some U.S. lawmakers want the Federal Reserve to follow when setting monetary policy is now giving conflicting signals on where interest rates should be, a San Francisco Fed study published on Monday showed. The so-called Taylor rule, named after its author Stanford University professor John Taylor, delivers an estimate for the...

  • Santelli: 30-year breaks pattern     Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 9:41 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • Santelli: Let's talk China     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 21- Big money to the Fed: You're going nowhere next year. Add in the risk of a recession in Europe, renewed recession in Japan and disappointing growth in China, and it all adds up to "later, lower, longer," says Prudential Investment's Greg Peters, effectively summing up the Fed outlook from the buy side. Peters, who oversees more than $534 billion of fixed...

  • Santelli: Treasurys test lower range     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 9:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • Fed's 'confusing' message     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 7:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides a recap of the Fed's Minutes and its impact on the markets.

  • Gina Sanchez, chairwoman & founder of Chantico Global, LLC talks about Federal Reserve's Janet Yellen's decision on when to raise rates in the U.S and how she should go about it.

  • The Abenomics death spiral: Schiff Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 4:03 PM ET
    Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe.

    How much more bad news must come out of the Japanese experiment in mega-stimulus before Keynesians reassess their assumptions? asks Peter Schiff.

  • How to play this global economic turmoil: Insana Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 10:41 AM ET

    Recessions...plunging oil prices...how should investors play all of this global economic turmoil?

  • Santelli: Bond yields pop     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 9:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • Republicans looking to turn up heat on Fed in 2015 Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 11:42 AM ET
    The U.S. Capitol stands at night in the background as a red light is displayed on a traffic signal in Washington, D.C.

    Republican efforts to limit the power of the Fed should gain traction in 2015, when the GOP takes control of the Senate.

  • Santelli: 'Tight' closing Treasury ranges     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 17- Any changes the Federal Reserve makes to its vast portfolio of bonds in the coming years is likely to have a bigger impact on U.S. financial and housing markets than any interest rate hike the U.S. central bank may make in 2015, Fannie Mae chief economist Doug Duncan said on Monday. The Fed's balance sheet stands at $4.22 trillion, including $2.46...

  • Santelli: Rates hold lower     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 9:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • FRANKFURT, Nov 16- As large parts of Europe's economy grind almost to a halt, attention will focus this week on the latest assessments of business confidence in the euro zone and Germany, which has just narrowly avoided a recession. While the United States economy has accelerated and China holds a slower but steady course, euro zone countries have remained...

  • Yellen meets with activists seeking Fed reforms Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 3:41 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— A coalition of community groups and labor unions are "fed up" with the Federal Reserve. Ady Barkan, one of the organizers of "Fed Up: The National Campaign for a Strong Economy," said Yellen and the other Fed officials listened but made no commitments about future Fed policy. "It was a very good conversation," said Barkan, an attorney with the Center for Popular...

  • Santelli: Pound still getting pounded     Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.