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  • *Treasury concludes this week's $66 bln in auctions. NEW YORK, Nov 13- U.S. "Once the 30- year auction was done, the market breathed a sigh of relief and you got some buying," said Lou Brien, strategist at DRW Trading in Chicago.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 13- In a paradoxically good development for the U.S. economy, Americans quit their jobs in September at the fastest rate in over six years. Two percent of U.S. job-holders, or about 2.8 million workers, left their jobs under their own volition in September, the Labor Department said. Second, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has signaled the quits...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 13- U.S. long-dated Treasuries prices edged lower on Thursday ahead of an auction of $16 billion in bonds, while prices on other Treasury maturities were little changed following U.S. jobless claims data. The Treasury will sell $16 billion in 30- year Treasury bonds at 1:00 p.m. EST, the last leg of this week's $66 billion in new supply.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 13- The Federal Reserve remains poised to start raising U.S. interest rates by mid-2015, according to a Reuters poll of economists, but at a pace that's well short of what Fed officials themselves say would be appropriate. The latest poll, conducted Nov. 7-13, showed that economists also expect the job market to continue to strengthen and...

  • Dollar bandwagon starting to get a little crowded Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 8:56 AM ET
    A currency trader counts US 100-dollar notes.

    No question, the U.S. dollar is the trade du jour. Investors are betting on the buck for good reason. But there are risks.

  • Sideways trading days could gear up the bull again Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 5:58 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Two lackluster trading days could set the stage for a continued rally as investors await jobs data and earning reports that include Wal-Mart's Q3 results.

  • ABU DHABI, Nov 13- Hiking interest rates too early poses "considerably greater" risks for the Federal Reserve than moving too late, an influential Fed official said on Thursday in a strong defense of the U.S. central bank's patient approach to tightening policy. As the central bank approaches its first rate rise in nearly a decade, expected some time next year,...

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Nov 26 Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives welcome remarks before the European Central Bank, Federal Reserve Board, and Federal Reserve Bank of New York Conference: Global Research Forum on International Macroeconomics and Finance- 1745 GMT. STANFORD- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota speaks on the oil boom in...

  • Sideways trading days could gear up the bull again Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 6:45 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Two lackluster trading days could set the stage for a continued rally as investors await jobs data and earning reports that include Wal-Mart's Q3 results.

  • The real trouble with this recovery: Farr Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 12:10 PM ET

    The recovery is chugging along but there's one big problem, says Michael Farr.

  • Santelli: Dollar mixed   Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 9:41 AM ET
    Santelli: Dollar mixed

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

  • The CNBC guide to 'Fedspeak'   Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 9:15 AM ET
    The CNBC guide to 'Fedspeak'

    Fedspeak, the dense economic jargon favored by Federal Reserve officials, has changed a lot over the years. CNBC's Landon Dowdy offers a handy guide on how to translate Fedspeak in the Janet Yellen era.

  • Signs of inflation loom large: Landry's CEO Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 4:03 PM ET
    Money wallet cash

    Officials such as Fed Chair Janet Yellen insist that inflation remains tame, however, an unofficial check suggests quite the opposite.

  • Fed's Plosser: Low rates 'should make us nervous' Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 4:16 AM ET
    Charles Plosser, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

    Record-low interest rates "should make us nervous", Philadelphia Federal Reserve President Charles Plosser told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Nov 24 Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    STOCKHOLM- Sveriges Riksbank will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting- 0830 GMT. WELLINGTON- Reserve Bank of New Zealand releases Financial Stability Report, which assesses the soundness and efficiency of the New Zealand financial system- 2000 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Sweden Financial Stability Council meeting.

  • Santelli: Impressive dollar move   Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 9:37 AM ET
    Santelli: Impressive dollar move

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

  • Stocks have a lot to prove this week Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 6:34 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Now it's up to the stock market to prove it really is in a sweet spot as traders look to retail earnings for clues on the holiday shopping season.

  • Kudlow: Wait...Hillary lost to WHO? Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 11:58 PM ET

    Buried deep inside Tuesday's exit polls is a series of numbers on presidential contenders that will blow your mind, says Larry Kudlow.

  • Stocks have a lot to prove in the week ahead Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 6:47 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Now it's up to the stock market to prove it really is in a sweet spot as traders look to retail earnings for clues on the holiday shopping season.

  • *Average hourly earnings rise three cents. WASHINGTON, Nov 7- U.S. job growth increased at a steady clip in October and the unemployment rate fell to a fresh six-year low, underscoring the economy's resilience in the face of slowing global demand. "The report confirms that the U.S. remains the bright spot in a global economic picture filling with clouds," said Michael...