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  • Fed causing levels of complacency: Trader     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 4:01 PM ET

    Discussing the economy's condition and how the market has digested comments by Fed Chair Janet Yellen, with Michelle Meyer, Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Evan Newmark, private investor; CNBC contributor Jon Najarian and "Fast Money" trader Guy Adami.

  • Amazon's Bezos demos Fire's 3D technology     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 3:40 PM ET

    A big-screen view of the 3D technology Amazon has built into its new Fire smartphone. This video explains how the technology works and allows viewers to see it in action.

  • *Fed reduces monthly bond buying by further $10 billion. WASHINGTON, June 18- The U.S. As widely expected, the central bank pushed ahead with plans to wind down one of its main stimulus program, reducing its monthly asset purchases from $45 billion to $35 billion.

  • Fed Chair Janet Yellen discusses how the Federal Reserve monitors threats to financial stability and how geopolitics plays into the Fed's monetary strategy.

  • FOMC's inflation & employment policy     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 3:08 PM ET

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen explains how the committee would respond if inflation temporarily moved above target before full employment was achieved.

  • Yellen's view of economic growth     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 3:01 PM ET

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen answers if she is confident the U.S. economy has entered a period of sustained above-trend economic growth. Yellen says after a number of years where growth has come in at disappointing levels, we've still seen the labor market improve.

  • Fed Chair Yellen addresses 'discouraged workers'     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 2:46 PM ET

    Washington Post's Ylan Mui asks Federal Reserve Janet Yellen about her unemployment forecast, and what an unexpected drop might mean for the first rate hike. Yellen says a portion of the unemployment rate decline "probably reflects a kind of shadow on employment or discouragement."

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman asks Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen about the likelihood of the PCE inflation rate exceeding the Fed's 2016 consensus forecast as early as next week. Yellen says recent data is "noisy."

  • WRAPUP 3-Fed suggests lower end-point for rate-hike cycle Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 2:31 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, June 18- The Federal Reserve on Wednesday hinted at a slightly faster pace of interest rates increases starting next year, but suggested rates in the long-run would be lower than it had indicated previously.

  • Fed Chair Yellen: Unemployment remains elevated     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 2:30 PM ET

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen addresses the Fed's decision to taper its bond buying program by another $10 billion. Yellen says "the economy is continuing to make progress toward our objectives of maximum employment and price stability."

  • The Federal Reserve has tapered its bond buying program another $10 billion. Pimco's Bill Gross shares his opinions on the Fed's 2 percent inflation target.

  • Market reacts positively to Yellen news conference Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 2:08 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at a press conference after the 2014 Federal Open Market Committee meeting at the Federal Reserve Board Building in Washington, DC, June 18, 2014.

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen surely will be looking to avoid a repeat of her March news conference, where she spooked markets.

  • Fed: Economic growth rebounded recent months     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve has tapered its bond buying program another $10 billion. David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds, and Russ Koesterich, BlackRock, share their view.

  • Fed tapers by $10 billion     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the Federal Reserve has tapered its bond buying program another $10 billion.

  • WASHINGTON, June 18- The Federal Reserve on Wednesday slashed its forecast for U.S. economic growth this year but expressed confidence the recovery was largely on track and would allow it to begin raising interest rates in 2015..

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar and Wall Street soften ahead of Fed Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 12:53 PM ET

    *Oil tops $114 a barrel on Iraq concerns. NEW YORK, June 18- The dollar dipped and Wall Street equities softened on Wednesday as global markets puzzled over the odds that Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will soon strike a more hawkish tone on monetary policy.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar eases, Wall St mixed ahead of Fed Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 11:29 AM ET

    *Oil nears $114 a barrel on Iraq concerns. NEW YORK, June 18- The dollar dipped and Wall Street equities treaded water on Wednesday as global markets puzzled over the odds Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will soon strike a more hawkish tone on monetary policy.

  • NEW YORK, June 18- U.S. Investors have been more wary of central banks becoming more hawkish since Bank of England Governor Mark Carney surprised markets last Thursday by saying Britain could become the first major economy to tighten monetary policy since the 2008 financial crisis.

  • Santelli Exchange: QE feast for Wall Street?     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 10:54 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Andrew Huszar, Rutgers Business School senior fellow, about who benefited from QE programs.

  • *Adobe, FedEx higher after earnings. NEW YORK, June 18- U.S. stocks were little changed Wednesday, on the heels of a three-day winning streak for the S&P 500 index and ahead of a monetary policy announcement by the Federal Reserve.