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  • Strong dollar's drag on economy   Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 8:03 AM ET
    Strong dollar's drag on economy

    Paul Ebner, BlackRock, and Brian Levitt, Oppenheimer Funds, share their outlook on the economy and markets.

  • Fed's 'patient' on the chopping block: Pro   Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 7:05 AM ET
    Fed's 'patient' on the chopping block: Pro

    David Lebovitz, JPMorgan Asset Management, and Michael Darda, MKM Partners, weigh in on what the markets will be expecting when the Fed meets later this week. Also a look at where oil prices are headed.

  • Markets focus on Fed this week   Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 6:14 AM ET
    Markets focus on Fed this week

    Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners, and Michelle Girard, RBS chief U.S. economist, share their expectations on the Fed and whether Janet Yellen is ready to remove "patient" for its policy language.

  • It's all about Fed, but watch for these flareups Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 6:01 AM ET
    Janet Yellen

    The Fed in the coming week may finally signal it's on a course to raise rates, and anticipation of a change in its zero-rate policy has been sending ripples through markets.

  • How should Yellen address a strong dollar?   Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 5:50 AM ET
    How should Yellen address a strong dollar?

    Alan Knuckman, chief options strategist at Bulls-Eye Options, talks about the upcoming Federal Reserve meeting, the strong dollar and the gold market.

  • FOREX-ECB's Visco helps euro recover, eyes on Fed Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 5:06 AM ET

    LONDON, March 16- The euro found a foothold in early European deals on Monday, bolstered by concerns expressed by Italy's central bank governor about the pace of its fall as the European Central Bank launched quantitative easing. Ignazio Visco, also a member of the ECB Governing Council, told a conference on Saturday that the euro had weakened faster than...

  • Is the Fed inching towards a June rate hike?   Sunday, 15 Mar 2015 | 10:48 PM ET
    Is the Fed inching towards a June rate hike?

    Heng Koon How, senior FX strategist at Credit Suisse Private Banking & Wealth Management, says the Fed will likely eliminate the word "patient" from its statement this week, paving the way for a June rate hike.

  • Fed policy may turn traders into data junkies Sunday, 15 Mar 2015 | 5:00 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    With the Fed looking to hike rates, the markets' data dependency could degenerate into a full-out data addiction.

  • House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling said the Fed's Office of Inspector General reopened the case on March 4, according to the letter, which was sent to Fed Chair Janet Yellen on Friday. Details of the Federal Open Market Committee's September 2012 meeting were published by Medley Global Advisors in a report to clients on Oct. 3 of that...

  • March 13- U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling said the Federal Reserve's inspector general had informed him that there was an open criminal investigation into the leak of confidential Fed information in 2012, Bloomberg reported on Friday. Potentially market-moving inside details of the Federal Open Market Committee's...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to March 27 Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    CERNOBBIO, Italy- European Central Bank board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger takes part in event on "The Outlook for Economy and Finance"- 0745 GMT. Speakers:- European Central Bank board members Sabine Lautenschlager and Peter Praet, Germany's Bundesbank board member Andreas Dombret and Germany's Bundesbank Deputy President Claudia Buch.

  • It's all about Fed, but watch for these flareups Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 6:46 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    The Fed in the coming week may finally signal it's on a course to raise rates, and anticipation of a change in its zero-rate policy has been sending ripples through markets.

  • No rate hike this year: Morgan Stanley's Zentner Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 6:02 PM ET
    Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve.

    Morgan Stanley's chief U.S. economist, Ellen Zentner, explains why she thinks the Fed will wait until 2016 to raise interest rates.

  • Institutional investors shifted focus from Europe's massive bond-buying program that drove a rally in Treasuries to next week's meeting of Federal Reserve policymakers, who may move closer to ending an era of near-zero U.S. interest rates. "The market's consolidating," said Kim Rupert, managing director of global fixed income at Action Economics in San...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- As the Senate Banking committee pushes ahead with its agenda, one target emerging on both sides of the political aisle is the New York Federal Reserve Bank and its role in the financial industry. The New York Fed has come under increased pressure from lawmakers who say the bank is too cozy with Wall Street, a charge that gained attention from...

  • *Wall St braces for Fed to remove' patient' language. March 13- Forget the 2013 "taper tantrum." Stocks may fall further if Fed Chair Janet Yellen drops a pledge to be "patient" about rate hikes in the Fed's statement after the upcoming policy meeting.

  • New York Fed in crosshairs of Senate Banking committee Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 11:59 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, March 12- The Senate Banking Committee is zeroing in on the New York Federal Reserve Bank in its reform effort aimed at the U.S. central bank. The Alabama Republican has expressed interest in a plan by the outgoing Dallas Fed president that includes stripping the New York Fed of its permanent vote on policy and transferring Wall Street oversight from...

  • This Fed economic indicator looks pretty awful Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 11:33 AM ET
    A factory worker moves finished transmissions for Chrysler vehicles at the company's Tipton Transmission Plant in Tipton, Indiana.

    The most recent GDP Now print puts first-quarter GDP growth at just 0.6 percent.

  • Institutional investors shifted focus from Europe's massive bond buying program that drove a rally in Treasuries to next week's meeting of Federal Reserve policymakers, who may move closer to ending an era of near-zero U.S. interest rates. "The market's consolidating," said Kim Rupert, managing director of global fixed income at Action Economics in San...

  • Santelli: Consumer sentiment index   Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Santelli: Consumer sentiment index

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest data on the consumer sentiment index and equity markets.