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  • Rules on bank risk in mortgage bonds being adopted Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Federal regulators are proceeding with new rules that ease guidelines for banks selling mortgage securities and could mean fewer borrowers will need to make hefty down payments. The Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-2 Wednesday to adopt the rules, which six federal agencies have been working on since 2011. The SEC'S two Republican...

  • Santelli: US dollar mixed     Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 9:42 AM ET

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

  • Banks are lending again, but mostly to rich people Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    An uptick in borrowing has come from high net-worth clients in brokerages, not from the consumer banks.

  • LONDON, Oct 20--- Neal Kimberley is an FX. After days of market mayhem, seemingly calmer conditions prevailing on Monday may prompt foreign exchange traders to question the euro's recent bounce from the $1.2550 level. Traders may conclude that the euro, trading at $1.2760 on Monday, has benefited from an unwinding of stale bets on the dollar, but that rise is not...

  • The rise of Wall Street's robot bond trader Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:03 AM ET
    People stand inside the lobby of the JPMorgan Chase & Co. headquarters building in New York.

    The face of automation on Wall Street is a computer hooked up to nine blinking screens that goes by the name Quantitative Market Maker, or Q.M.M.

  • The depressing truth behind the jobs 'recovery' Saturday, 18 Oct 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    Wage growth in the U.S. has been flat for decades, providing an ugly counterweight to an ostensibly improving part of the economy.

  • Fed Chair's "building blocks of opportunity" Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 4:36 PM ET

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen expressed deep concerns in a speech Friday about growing inequality in the United States. Citing data compiled by the Fed, she outlined the accelerating divide in incomes and wealth between the top 5 percent of households and everyone else. That has resulted in a dramatic rise in student loan debt, which has quadrupled from...

  • Treasury prices edge lower on upbeat economic data Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 4:14 PM ET

    Treasurys prices fell slightly after better-than-expected data from the US calmed concerns for the world's largest economy.

  • The Thomson Reuters/ University of Michigan preliminary October reading on the overall index on consumer sentiment unexpectedly rose to 86.4, the highest since July 2007. "The market sold aggressively throughout the week, and now is thinking maybe they had taken this too far," said Jose Wynne, global head of FX research at Barclays in New York.

  • *Fed Chair delivers broad social critique of rich-poor gulf. BOSTON, Oct 17- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday said the growth of economic inequality in the United States was not in keeping with American values and she hinted at a range of steps that could address it. "The extent of and continuing increase in inequality in the United States greatly...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 17- The U.S. dollar edged higher against a basket of major currencies on Friday after strong data on U.S. consumer sentiment calmed nerves after a week of severe market volatility. The Thomson Reuters/ University of Michigan preliminary October reading on the overall index on consumer sentiment came in at 86.4, the highest since July 2007 and marking...

  • More than 100 Fed staffers earn more than Yellen Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 10:39 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen

    The top 113 earners among staff at the Federal Reserve's Washington's headquarters make more than than the chair, Janet Yellen.

  • Santelli tracks yield pop     Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 9:45 AM ET

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

  • BOSTON, Oct 17- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday the growth of economic inequality in the United States "greatly" concerned her, and suggested in a detailed speech on the politically charged issue that Americans should ask whether it was compatible with their values. With global financial markets rebounding from days of frenzied selling,...

  • Yellen: I'm as worried about inequality as anybody Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 8:56 AM ET
    Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

    Income inequality in the United States is near its highest levels of the past 100 years, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday.

  • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday that growing wealth inequality may go against American values. Her comments came during a conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

  • Yellen: Greatly concerned by widening inequality Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 8:31 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sounded an alarm Friday about widening economic inequality in the United States, suggesting that America's longstanding identity as a land of opportunity was at stake. The growing gap between the rich and everyone else narrowed slightly during the Great Recession but has since accelerated, Yellen said in a...

  • BOSTON, Oct 17- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday the growth of income and wealth inequality "greatly" concerns her, suggesting in a detailed speech on the politically charged issue that Americans should ask whether it was compatible with U.S. values. "The extent of and continuing increase in inequality in the United States greatly concern me,"...

  • LONDON, Oct 17- The yen edged down on Friday as comments from a Federal Reserve policymaker helped revive some appetite for risk, with investors focused on a speech later by Fed chief Janet Yellen. Comments from James Bullard, head of the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank, had already helped settle markets late on Thursday. "Judging from the equity markets today, and the...

  • US STOCKS-Futures jump on Fed speculation, results Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct 17- U.S. stock index futures jumped on Friday following a batch of solid earnings reports and on hopes the Federal Reserve might slow the wind-down of its stimulus in light of recent weakness in global demand. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq eked out slight gains on Thursday after another choppy session as economic data eased fears about the potential effect...