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  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to April 28 Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke visits India. CANBERRA, Australia- RBA Assistant Governor Guy Debelle speaks to the Economic Society of Australia in Canberra- 0230 GMT. DUBLIN- Irish financial regulator Cyril Roux speaks at conference on' The Future of Prudential Regulation'- 0900 GMT.

  • Kudlow: Yellen's low-flation nonsense Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 12:36 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    Janet Yellen believes rising inflation will lead to lower unemployment. But what we've learned over past decades is the reverse: Lower inflation leads to lower unemployment.

  • *Fed buys $1.02 billion bonds due 2036-2044. NEW YORK, April 14- U.S. The data showed that growth is recovering from weather-related weakness, said Ian Lyngen, an interest rate strategist at CRT Capital in Greenwich, Connecticut.

  • Santelli: Yields still well behaved     Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 9:44 AM ET

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

  • *Fed to buy $900 million to $1.15 billion bonds due 2036-2044. NEW YORK, April 14- U.S. The data showed that growth is recovering from weather-related weakness, said Ian Lyngen, an interest rate strategist at CRT Capital in Greenwich, Connecticut.

  • PARIS, April 13- Chinese economic growth data this week will offer the clearest indication yet of whether the world's second-largest economy will dodge a "hard landing". The International Monetary Fund warned last week on the risk of a "hard landing" in China.

  • NEW YORK, April 13- The wrenching selloff in U.S. high-growth technology and biotech shares could leave investors braced for more than a minor pullback when earnings pick up speed this week.

  • "There's skepticism among investors about the outlook, and we're getting into the first-quarter earnings season, so you're going to see some positioning," said Brian Jacobsen, chief portfolio strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to April 25 Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- ECB Governing Council member Jens Weidmann and German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble to hold a national press conference in Washington- 1730 GMT.

  • NEW YORK, April 11- U.S. The sell-off in global equities persisted in the wake of disappointing quarterly results from JPMorgan Chase& Co., the biggest U.S. bank. "This equity market meltdown has brought a' fear' bid into bonds," said Larry Milstein, head of government and agency trading at R.W. Pressprich& Co. in New York.

  • NEW YORK, April 11- U.S. The sell-off in global equities persisted in the wake of disappointing quarterly results from JPMorgan Chase& Co., the biggest U.S. bank. "This equity market meltdown has brought a' fear' bid into bonds," said Larry Milstein, head of government and agency trading at R.W. Pressprich& Co. in New York.

  • *Fed to buy $2.0- $2.5 billion notes due in 2021-2024. NEW YORK, April 11- U.S. "This equity market meltdown has brought a' fear' bid into bonds," said Larry Milstein, head of government and agency trading at R.W. Pressprich& Co. in New York.

  • Santelli: Vile times in Treasurys     Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 9:41 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli takes a look at the drop in bond yields, and action in the Japanese yen against the U.S. dollar.

  • LONDON, April 11- Gold held around 2-1/ 2 week highs on Friday, heading for its biggest weekly rise in a month on sagging risk appetite and increasing hopes the U.S. Gold futures for June delivery were up 0.1 percent to $1,321.70 an ounce.

  • US rattles saber at Russia; G7 members get gun-shy Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 8:03 AM ET
    Jacob Lew

    Jacob Lew is warning Russia that it could face tougher sanctions over Ukraine, but other powers are reluctant to go along.

  • LONDON, April 11- Gold steadied below 2-1/ 2 week highs on Friday, heading for its best week in a month on sagging risk appetite and increasing hopes the U.S. Gold futures for June delivery were down 0.1 percent to $1,319.40 an ounce.

  • LONDON, April 11- The yen fell back a third of a percent against the dollar on Friday but remained on track for its best week since the start of March as a slump in confidence in U.S. stock markets sent investors scurrying for traditional safe havens.

  • TOKYO, April 11- The yen was on track to post its biggest weekly gain against the dollar in four weeks on Friday as a Wall Street share selloff and Asia's diminishing risk appetite boosted the safe-haven yen. Market participants said renewed concerns over Ukraine were also a factor to watch, with the yen standing to gain from its safe-haven status.

  • SYDNEY, April 11- The dollar is on track for its biggest weekly fall in nine-months early on Friday, having given up all of its recent gains as markets become increasingly convinced that any interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve is still a long way off.

  • COLUMN-Words, charts, numbers all fail Fed: James Saft Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 4:18 PM ET

    April 10- Since neither words, nor charts nor numbers seem capable of expressing when the Fed will raise interest rates, perhaps they need to adopt some new kind of symbol. What's the symbol for "The first day of never"? Didn't Prince already use that?