Janet Yellen


  • Big Jobs Friday: Sturdy US employment gains eyed Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 6:27 AM ET
    Sign outside a Home Depot store in Hawthorne, New York.

    U.S. job growth likely remained brisk in December, setting the economy up for a stronger pace of expansion this year.

  • U.S. unemployment: To rise or decline?  Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 4:00 AM ET

    Ahead of today's U.S. jobs report release, Steven Saywell, global head of FX strategy at BNP Paribas, says that continued strength in U.S. non-farm payrolls is the "key release" that the Fed is looking out for.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 9- U.S. job growth likely remained brisk in December, setting the economy up for a stronger pace of expansion this year, even as the global economy shows signs of buckling. It would be the 11th consecutive month of job gains above 200,000, the longest such stretch since 1994, and reinforce views the economy's fundamentals are strong enough to...

  • Santelli: Treasurys break streak  Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 9:37 AM ET

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

  • Fed Minutes: Bullish or dovish?  Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 5:50 AM ET

    Even though inflation dropped sharply at the start of 2015, it will not stop the U.S. Federal Reserve from raising rates during the middle of the year, says Greg Ip, U.S. economics editor at The Economist.

  • 2015: A year of economic divergence?  Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 5:30 AM ET

    George Goncalves, head of U.S. rates strategy at Nomura Securities, discusses the latest in the U.S. bond market.

  • Oil price weighs on Fed's outlook  Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 5:10 AM ET

    The U.S. Federal Reserve sees the drop in the price of oil as good for consumers, but what about headline inflation? Tony Fratto, managing director at Hamilton Place Strategies, gives his thoughts.

  • Expect a more dovish FOMC  Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 4:00 AM ET

    Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, says there are disinflationary pressures across the globe and expects there will be "choppy terms ahead" for the U.S. dollar.

  • JAN 7 CHICAGO FED PRESIDENT CHARLES EVANS Evans said he is very concerned that, by his forecast, inflation won't return to the Fed's 2- percent goal until 2018, even if the Fed does not begin to raise rates until next year. JAN 5 SAN FRANCISCO FED PRESIDENT JOHN WILLIAMS Williams reiterated his view that the Fed could reasonably begin debating a rate hike in...

  • Here's why the Fed minutes looked dovish to some Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 6:04 PM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The bond market seems to have heard a dovish undercurrent in the Fed minutes, while stock traders seem to think they got the Fed's message right.

  • According to minutes of the Fed's Dec. 16-17 meeting, released on Wednesday, U.S. central bankers reviewed a broad set of data showing the United States was holding its own as other parts of the global economy turned in the wrong direction. Plummeting oil prices were pushing the United States further from the Fed's inflation target, but consumers appeared poised...

  • Fed hike could come with low inflation: Minutes Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 2:08 PM ET
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    Inflation wouldn't have to move off its current subdued levels for the Fed to start hiking rates, according to minutes released Wednesday.

  • Santelli: 10-year rates down  Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 9:43 AM ET

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

  • What's the Fed's focus?  Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 5:30 AM ET

    The rally in the U.S. dollar is a focus point for investors -- will the Fed focus on it too? Andrew Burkly, managing director and head of institutional portfolio strategy at Oppenheimer Asset Management, discusses ahead of the latest minutes.

  • Productivity, population dragging US growth: Expert Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 1:12 PM ET

    Stagnant family earning power, low productivity growth, labor population trends are cause for concern, said economist Robert Hall.

  • BOSTON, Jan 5- A top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Monday that the pace of interest-rate hikes after an initial liftoff should be gradual to preserve flexibility and to help a U.S. economy that still may need stimulus. "My own view is that the pace of tightening would be actually pretty gradual over the next few years once we start liftoff," said John Williams,...

  • Santelli: Rates head lower, yields on the move  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 9:44 AM ET

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

  • The lowdown on US stress tests  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 5:30 AM ET

    John Blank, chief equity strategist at Zacks Investment Research, discusses how the U.S. Federal Reserve's stress tests will work.

  • U.S. equities are still 'king'  Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 5:45 AM ET

    Is the U.S. equity market due for a small correction anytime soon? Ben Lichtenstein, president of TradersAudio.com weighs in on the debate.

  • When will the Fed tighten?  Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 5:30 AM ET

    There have been strong returns in both the U.S. equity and U.S. bond market over recent months - is either one due a correction? Hilary Kramer, president and chief investment officer at A&G Capital, discusses.