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  • ECB proves the war on deflation is raging: Insana Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    Here's what investors should remember: Deflation has yet to hold up the white flag and the Fed won't rest until the enemy surrenders, says Ron Insana.

  • Welcome back dropouts: Americans rejoin workforce Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 6:09 AM ET

    For the first time in six years, the share of people who either have a job or are looking for one is on the rise in a majority of U.S. states.

  • WASHINGTON, June 5- For the first time in six years, the share of people who either have a job or are looking for one is on the rise in a majority of U.S. states, a sign one of the deepest scars of the economic crisis could be healing.

  • NEW YORK, June 5- U.S. stock and bond markets have risen in tandem all year as investors in each found reasons to support their views: stocks are up on signs the economy is improving, and bonds have gained on expectations for low inflation and relatively slow growth. The benchmark Standard& Poor's 500 set multiple records in the last few weeks, while the Barclays U.S.

  • Santelli: Back to trend     Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

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

  • Fed's Fisher wants QE to end in October Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 8:40 AM ET
    Richard Fisher, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

    If the Fed continues on its current pace, its monthly purchase of bonds will be down to $15 billion by the time it meets in October.

  • U.S. Senate adjusts capital rules for insurers Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 7:48 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, June 4- The U.S. Senate has approved a bill tweaking the 2010 Dodd-Frank law's treatment of insurers, a rare adjustment to the Wall Street reform law that had been sought by the industry.

  • LONDON, June 4- A shake-up of Britain's top monetary policymakers, which started this week, caps a year of change at the Bank of England under Governor Mark Carney and might help him withstand growing pressure to raise interest rates.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to June 19 Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    The leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK, the United States, European Council President and European Commission President will attend. LONDON- 2014 IIF Spring Membership Meeting.

  • *Nonfarm payrolls forecast increasing 218,000 in May. WASHINGTON, June 3- U.S. job growth likely slowed in May and the unemployment rate probably ticked up, but not by enough to upset the view that the economy is bouncing back strongly after a winter slump.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to June 18 Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    OSLO- Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a lecture at the Historical Museum on the occasion of the exhibition "The heavy baggage" that marks Constitution Bicentennial 1814-2014. VILNIUS- Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania's central bank governors to meet in Lithuania. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia holds interest rate meeting- 0430 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON, June 2- Long-term unemployment in the United States should fall toward its pre-recession level as the recovery proceeds, new Federal Reserve research has concluded, the latest entry in one of the United States' central economic debates.

  • WASHINGTON, June 2- The U.S. Thomas Sullivan, who led the Connecticut Insurance Department from 2007 through 2010 and later worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers, told Reuters he starts as a senior adviser on June 9.

  • Santelli: Zone of low yields     Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 9:47 AM ET

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

  • PALO ALTO, Calif., May 30- A trio of Federal Reserve officials who disagree deeply with one another over the appropriate stance of monetary policy on Friday expressed a shared distrust for using interest rates to head off asset bubbles and other forms of financial instability.

  • PALO ALTO, Calif., May 30- The Federal Reserve should provide more information on the likely future path of interest rates and explain its policy decisions in the context of those forecasts, a top Fed official said on Friday.

  • Charles Plosser on Fed rules     Friday, 30 May 2014 | 10:35 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman speaks to Philadelphia Fed president Charles Plosser, about monetary policy and the Fed's role in a financial crisis.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman speaks to Philadelphia Fed president Charles Plosser, about the state of the U.S. economy and his forecast for inflation. We can't control inflation we have to focus on the long-term forecast for inflation and the economy, says Plosser.

  • Santelli: No real sell-off     Friday, 30 May 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

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

  • May Chicago PMI 65.5     Friday, 30 May 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports May's Chicago PMI is 65.5, the strongest read since March of 2011.