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  • Yellen more dovish than expected: Cashin Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 11:24 AM ET
    Yellen more dovish than expected: Cashin

    Art Cashin, UBS, joins the Squawk Alley team to analyze the latest action in the market.

  • US STOCKS-Nasdaq just shy of all-time high on strong data Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 11:23 AM ET

    *Fitbit shares soar in IPO debut. June 18- Wall Street jumped in late morning trading with the Nasdaq less than a point short of its all-time high after strong data suggested that the economy is improving and the Federal Reserve hinted that it will go slow with the pace of an interest rate hike. The Nasdaq topped its 52- week high on April 27 and was just shy of its...

  • FOREX-Dollar declines as U.S. rate uncertainty grows Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 11:17 AM ET

    *Euro rises past $1.14 to highest in a month. NEW YORK, June 18- The dollar declined on Thursday, with weaker-than-forecast U.S. consumer inflation data making traders even more uncertain about when the Federal Reserve will launch interest rates hikes. "The market was looking for blow-out numbers and didn't get them," said Kathy Lien, managing director of FX...

  • Cramer: Here’s the big takeaway from Fed statement Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 10:33 AM ET
    Strong dollar

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why this is the main takeaway from the Fed's announcement.

  • Santelli: 10-year unchanged after Fed Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 9:49 AM ET
    Santelli: 10-year unchanged after Fed

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

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, June 18- The question of how quickly the Federal Reserve should raise rates is dividing normally like-minded policymakers at the U.S. central bank, pitting those who favor two hikes this year against a growing number of those who want to stop at just one. "While we cannot be certain, our best guess is that Fed Chair Yellen now anticipates...

  • *Oracle falls after forecast disappoints. June 18- Wall Street was set to rise at the open, a day after the Federal Reserve said the U.S. economy is likely strong enough to withstand an interest rate hike later this year but hinted that the pace of a hike will be slower that expected. In a press conference following the end of the Fed's two-day policy meeting on...

  • Gas-price jump pushes consumer prices up 0.4 pct in May Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 8:35 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Consumer prices increased in May by the largest amount in more than two years, reflecting the biggest one-month jump in gas prices in nearly six years. The consumer price index rose 0.4 percent in May, the biggest advance since February 2013, the Labor Department reported Thursday. The nationwide average is up to $2.80, 10 cents higher than a month ago...

  • *In a press conference following the end of the Fed's two-day policy meeting on Wednesday, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said she wanted "more decisive evidence" that labor markets were healing, and that wages would increase beyond their current "subdued pace." *Separately, the Commerce Department issues current account data for the first quarter. The deficit is expected...

  • LONDON, June 18- The dollar index fell 0.6 percent to a one-month low on Thursday after the Federal Reserve disappointed investors who had hoped for a clearer signal on when the U.S. central bank will raise interest rates. The Swiss franc inched up after the Swiss National Bank kept interest rates unchanged at -0.75 percent and slightly tweaked its inflation...

  • Ahead of the Bell: US consumer prices Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 6:26 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Labor Department reports on consumer prices for May at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Thursday. PRICES UP: The expectation is that prices rose 0.5 percent in May, reflecting a jump in energy prices, according to a survey of economists by data firm FactSet. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said the central bank still needs more evidence that inflation is heading back to...

  • Markets on inflation watch after Fed Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 6:11 AM ET
    Shoppers pass a Banana Republic store in New York

    Now that the Fed has spoken, traders are looking to Thursday's CPI inflation data for clues as to its next move.

  • The Fed will raise rates in 2015: Strategist Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 5:50 AM ET
    The Fed will raise rates in 2015: Strategist

    Dan Greenhaus, chief global strategist at BTIG, gives his views on the recent Federal Reserve meeting, a possible rate hike and how it would affect the U.S. dollar.

  • Why we expect a Sept rate hike: Economist Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 5:10 AM ET
    Why we expect a Sept rate hike: Economist

    John Silvia, chief economist at Wells Fargo Securities, gives his reaction to yesterday's news from the Federal Reserve.

  • LONDON, June 18- The dollar index shed 0.6 percent to hit a one-month low on Thursday after the Federal Reserve disappointed investors who had hoped for a clearer signal on when the U.S. central bank will lift interest rates. In the European session, the Swiss franc inched up after the Swiss National Bank kept interest rates unchanged at -0.75 percent and slightly...

  • TOKYO, June 18- An index of Asian shares gained on Thursday while the dollar eased slightly after the Federal Reserve signalled that interest rates would rise more slowly than markets had expected. They forecast a lower open for Britain's FTSE, Germany's DAX and France's CAC. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan climbed about 0.3 percent,...

  • *New Zealand dollar hit as economic growth slows markedly. SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY, June 18- The dollar hit a one-month low on Thursday, staying on the defensive after the head of the Federal Reserve disappointed some who had hoped for a clearer signal on when the central bank will lift interest rates. Overall, the projections for interest rates and remarks by Yellen were...

  • TOKYO, June 18- Asian equities firmed on Thursday and the dollar was on the defensive after the Federal Reserve indicated that interest rates would rise more slowly than markets had expected. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan climbed about 0.2 percent, while Japan's Nikkei skidded 0.8 percent to a one-week low as the yen gained...

  • Should the Fed normalize monetary policy now? Wednesday, 17 Jun 2015 | 10:33 PM ET
    Should the Fed normalize monetary policy now?

    Robert Heller, former Federal Reserve Governor and Mitul Kotecha, head of FX Strategy at Barclays, discuss when the Fed will start increasing interest rates.

  • TOKYO, June 18- Asian equities rose early on Thursday after the Federal Reserve sounded more dovish than many had expected and led investors to push back their expected timing of a rate hike, while the dollar was put on the defensive on the same token. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan climbed 0.3 percent. South Korea's Kospi rose 0.7...