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  • MELBOURNE, Sept 17- London copper climbed on Wednesday to near its highest in a week as the market edged away from expectations that the Federal Reserve would bring forward its timeline to raise interest rates at its meeting this week. *The most-traded November copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange rallied 2.1 percent to 49,590 yuan a tonne.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 17- Gold was little changed at over $1,230 an ounce on Wednesday as investors were biding their time ahead of a Federal Reserve statement later in the day, keenly watched for clues on when the U.S. central bank will increase interest rates. *Spot gold was flat at $1,234.90 an ounce by 0035 GMT, after closing up 0.2 percent in the previous session.

  • SEOUL, Sept 17- U.S. crude futures edged lower in early Asian trade on Wednesday as U.S. crude and distillate inventories rose more than expected, easing after steep gains in the previous session on talk of an OPEC production cut and news of lower output in Libya.

  • *China bank liquidity speculation lifts Aussie. SYDNEY, Sept 17- The U.S. dollar nursed modest losses early on Wednesday, having suffered an unexpected setback as jitters mounted hours before the Federal Reserve offers its latest guidance on interest rates.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Sept 29 Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    STOCKHOLM- Sveriges Riksbank will release the minutes of September monetary policy meeting- 0730 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Sweden Central Bank Deputy Governor Martin Floden speaks on the topic "The economic situation and my views on monetary policy"- 0900 GMT.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 16- U.S. After surrendering bigger price gains, driven in part by an independence referendum on Thursday in Scotland, yields on benchmark 10- year Treasury notes late on Tuesday were little changed at 2.582 percent.

  • *U.S. reserve-draining tool once thought pre-eminent. *Fed policymakers pushed back on New York assumptions. NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 16- There is a distinct chance U.S.

  • How the Fed's guidance on rates has evolved Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    Every six weeks or so, after the Federal Reserve holds a policy meeting, it issues a statement containing guidance to the financial world on when it might raise interest rates. It's a moment of great expectation for investors and economists.

  • The Fed's muddied message causing market mess Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 1:56 PM ET
    Vehicles pass the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C.

    Maybe this is what happens when a central bank becomes too transparent.

  • Fed rethinking 'considerable time': Pro     Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 1:40 PM ET

    Discussing how investors are viewing the Fed and the impact of tightening, with Ylan Mui, The Washington Post, and Greg Ip, The Economist.

  • Fed survey: Global risks     Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman shares the results of the latest Fed Survey that shows what top economists really think of the myriad of geopolitical issues.

  • Economy looks solid: Bossidy     Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 7:34 AM ET

    Larry Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on the health of the U.S. economy and the direction of interest rates.

  • What to REALLY look for in Yellen's words Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference.

    Traders should be looking for any hint or change of language that gives Yellen the ability to interpret data in a different way.

  • Why the rush to raise rates?     Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 6:13 AM ET

    James Dunigan, PNC Wealth Management, and Paul Schatz, Heritage Capital, provide their outlook on the markets as the Federal Reserve begins its two day policy meeting.

  • Stocks end higher as investors await news from Fed Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The stock market rose Tuesday as investors waited to find out when the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates. "The economy continues to improve in the U.S., and there's still an accommodative Fed," said Brad Sorensen, director of market and sector research at the Schwab Center for Financial Research.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 15- U.S. "There was a lot of anxiety last week about the Fed... and that had pushed yields up but at this point the market may have adequately priced in all that," said Robert Tipp, chief investment strategist at Prudential Fixed Income in Newark, New Jersey.

  • Speculation swirls over Fed language on rate hike Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 12:58 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— When the Federal Reserve issues a policy statement after it meets this week, the financial world will be on high alert for two words:. The presence or absence of that phrase will trigger a rush to assess the likely timing of the Fed's first increase in interest rates since it cut them to record lows in 2008..

  • US STOCKS-Nasdaq loses ground as tech sector weighs Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 12:42 PM ET

    "There is some nervousness out there so some money is coming out of the high flyers and some of it is people getting ready to raise some cash to put to work to Alibaba," said Ken Polcari, Director of the NYSE floor division at O'Neil Securities in New York.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 15- U.S. "It's that circular argument that weak growth is going to inhibit the Fed from raising rates any time soon," said Kim Rupert, managing director at Action Economics in San Francisco. Trading was also driven in part by unexpectedly strong New York State manufacturing data but which also contained weak jobs indicators, Rupert said.

  • Santelli tracks yield congestion     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 9:44 AM ET

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