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  • Yellen doing the dollar dance?   Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 4:36 PM ET
    Yellen doing the dollar dance?

    Reaching to Fed chair Janet Yellen's speech at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, with CNBC's Steve Liesman; Larry McDonald, Societe Generale; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St ends 4-day skid on late tech rally Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 4:28 PM ET

    *Intel in talks to buy Altera- WSJ. The Wall Street Journal reported chipmaker Intel Corp is in talks to buy rival Altera Corp, citing people familiar with the matter, sending the PHLX semiconductor index up 2.8 percent. Intel shares jumped 6.4 percent to $32 as the biggest boost to the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 indexes.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, March 27- An interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve may be warranted later this year, with a gradual path expected to follow, although a downturn in core inflation or wage growth could force it to hold off, the central bank's chief said on Friday. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said that after the first rate increase a further, gradual tightening...

  • Yellen sounds hawkish tone on first rate hike Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 4:04 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Janet Yellen.

    Yellen said the return to a normal Fed funds rate was 'likely to be gradual.'

  • US bond yields rise slightly on Yellen remarks Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM ET

    U.S. sovereign bonds rose on Friday, ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

  • A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed mildly higher as investors digested Fed Chair Janet Yellen's remarks remained cautious ahead of first quarter earnings in April.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 27- The U.S. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said that after the first rate increase a further, gradual tightening in monetary policy will likely be warranted. "With continued improvement in economic conditions, an increase in the target range for that rate may well be warranted later this year," Yellen said in prepared remarks at a monetary policy...

  • Yellen: 'Rate increase may be warranted later this year'

    Details from Fed chair Janet Yellen's speech at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Markets react to Yellen   Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 2:31 PM ET
    Markets react to Yellen

    Fed chair Janet Yellen will speak at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Anika Kahn, Wells Fargo Securities, and CNBC's Steve Liesman discuss what this means for stocks and what GDP can do for growth.

  • *Dow Chemical to spin off unit, merge it with Olin. *Fed Chair Janet Yellen to speak shortly before the closing bell. NEW YORK, March 27- U.S. stocks were flat on Friday, with the S&P 500 on track for its worst week since late January, ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that could create a volatile close on Wall Street.

  • How the Fed is 'screwed,' and what happens next Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 1:50 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve building

    The Federal Reserve finds itself in an uncomfortable position heading into its first rate-hiking cycle in nearly a decade.

  • *Lead posts 5 pct monthly gain on China demand. LONDON, March 27- Copper tracked losses in oil and fell to its lowest level of the week on Friday as traders waited for comments from the Federal Reserve, but the metal still clocked up its third straight weekly gain helped by mine closures in key producer Chile. Oil fell as fears about the disruption of Middle East crude...

  • *Dow Chemical to spin off unit, merge it with Olin. NEW YORK, March 27- U.S. stocks held near the unchanged mark on Friday, putting major indexes on track to barely snap a four-session losing streak, ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that could create a volatile close on Wall Street. What we've done is bounce down to the low end of the recent range set...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St flat head of Yellen; biotechs bounce Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 12:44 PM ET

    *Dow Chemical to spin off unit, merge it with Olin. NEW YORK, March 27- U.S. stocks held near the unchanged mark on Friday, putting major indexes on track to barely snap a four-session losing streak, ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that could create a volatile close on Wall Street. What we've done is bounce down to the low end of the recent range set...

  • Here's where to go amid this volatility: Calamos Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 12:41 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Calamos Investments CEO John Calamos Sr. told CNBC investors can find a safe haven from market volatility here.

  • Want to know where the dollar's headed? Watch this Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 12:01 PM ET
    Dollars

    Next week's March employment data could be crucial to setting the course of the dollar for months to come.

  • *Gold on track to finish week up around 1.3 percent. *Palladium down 3 percent at 2- month lows. LONDON, March 27- Gold fell on Friday, snapping a seven-day rally as the dollar steadied and investors remained cautious ahead of comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, but the metal still looked set to post its second straight weekly gain.

  • *Crude dips as market reassesses Yemen conflict impact. Trading in many markets was choppy, with oil dropping back after Thursday's spike on Saudi-led air attacks in Yemen and investors awaiting a speech on monetary policy later on Friday by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. "Yellen will be the big news of the day, certainly, so I don't expect a lot of movement...

  • NEW YORK, March 27- The dollar posted minor gains against the euro on Friday while slipping slightly against the yen and the Swiss franc as bullish bets on the dollar lost some steam ahead of comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Yellen will speak on monetary policy in San Francisco at 3:45 p.m. EST and traders will keep an ear out for clues on when the...

  • *Dow Chemical to spin off unit, merge it with Olin. NEW YORK, March 27- U.S. stocks edged up on Friday, with major indexes trying to avoid falling every day this week, ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that could make for a volatile close on Wall Street. "Yellen will be the big news of the day, certainly, so I don't expect a lot of movement before that," said...