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  • WASHINGTON, Nov 13- In a paradoxically good development for the U.S. economy, Americans quit their jobs in September at the fastest rate in over six years. Two percent of U.S. job-holders, or about 2.8 million workers, left their jobs under their own volition in September, the Labor Department said. Second, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has signaled the quits...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 13- U.S. long-dated Treasuries prices edged lower on Thursday ahead of an auction of $16 billion in bonds, while prices on other Treasury maturities were little changed following U.S. jobless claims data. The Treasury will sell $16 billion in 30- year Treasury bonds at 1:00 p.m. EST, the last leg of this week's $66 billion in new supply.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 13- The Federal Reserve remains poised to start raising U.S. interest rates by mid-2015, according to a Reuters poll of economists, but at a pace that's well short of what Fed officials themselves say would be appropriate. The latest poll, conducted Nov. 7-13, showed that economists also expect the job market to continue to strengthen and...

  • Dollar bandwagon starting to get a little crowded Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 8:56 AM ET
    A currency trader counts US 100-dollar notes.

    No question, the U.S. dollar is the trade du jour. Investors are betting on the buck for good reason. But there are risks.

  • Sideways trading days could gear up the bull again Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 5:58 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Two lackluster trading days could set the stage for a continued rally as investors await jobs data and earning reports that include Wal-Mart's Q3 results.

  • ABU DHABI, Nov 13- Hiking interest rates too early poses "considerably greater" risks for the Federal Reserve than moving too late, an influential Fed official said on Thursday in a strong defense of the U.S. central bank's patient approach to tightening policy. As the central bank approaches its first rate rise in nearly a decade, expected some time next year,...

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Nov 26 Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives welcome remarks before the European Central Bank, Federal Reserve Board, and Federal Reserve Bank of New York Conference: Global Research Forum on International Macroeconomics and Finance- 1745 GMT. STANFORD- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota speaks on the oil boom in...

  • Sideways trading days could gear up the bull again Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 6:45 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Two lackluster trading days could set the stage for a continued rally as investors await jobs data and earning reports that include Wal-Mart's Q3 results.

  • The real trouble with this recovery: Farr Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 12:10 PM ET

    The recovery is chugging along but there's one big problem, says Michael Farr.

  • Santelli: Dollar mixed  Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 9:41 AM ET

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

  • The CNBC guide to 'Fedspeak'  Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    Fedspeak, the dense economic jargon favored by Federal Reserve officials, has changed a lot over the years. CNBC's Landon Dowdy offers a handy guide on how to translate Fedspeak in the Janet Yellen era.

  • Signs of inflation loom large: Landry's CEO Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 4:03 PM ET

    Officials such as Fed Chair Janet Yellen insist that inflation remains tame, however, an unofficial check suggests quite the opposite.

  • Fed's Plosser: Low rates 'should make us nervous' Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 4:16 AM ET
    Charles Plosser, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

    Record-low interest rates "should make us nervous", Philadelphia Federal Reserve President Charles Plosser told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Nov 24 Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    STOCKHOLM- Sveriges Riksbank will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting- 0830 GMT. WELLINGTON- Reserve Bank of New Zealand releases Financial Stability Report, which assesses the soundness and efficiency of the New Zealand financial system- 2000 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Sweden Financial Stability Council meeting.

  • Santelli: Impressive dollar move  Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

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

  • Stocks have a lot to prove this week Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 6:34 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Now it's up to the stock market to prove it really is in a sweet spot as traders look to retail earnings for clues on the holiday shopping season.

  • Kudlow: Wait...Hillary lost to WHO? Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 11:58 PM ET

    Buried deep inside Tuesday's exit polls is a series of numbers on presidential contenders that will blow your mind, says Larry Kudlow.

  • Stocks have a lot to prove in the week ahead Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 6:47 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Now it's up to the stock market to prove it really is in a sweet spot as traders look to retail earnings for clues on the holiday shopping season.

  • *Average hourly earnings rise three cents. WASHINGTON, Nov 7- U.S. job growth increased at a steady clip in October and the unemployment rate fell to a fresh six-year low, underscoring the economy's resilience in the face of slowing global demand. "The report confirms that the U.S. remains the bright spot in a global economic picture filling with clouds," said Michael...

  • PARIS, Nov 7- The International Monetary Fund and the United States encouraged the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan toward greater monetary stimulus on Friday and urged governments around the world to do their share to encourage growth in their countries. Calling the world economy "fragile, brittle and fragmented", IMF Managing Director Christian...