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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 8- Investors expect the U.S. Economists of top Wall Street firms, for instance, see the third quarter of 2015 as the most likely date of the Fed's first rate rise, the paper said, and estimate the Fed's short-term interest-rate target will be at just 0.75 percent at the end of 2015 and 2.13 percent at the end of 2016..

  • While data from China may give clarity on a pattern of uneven growth there, it is in Europe that the prospects for the economy are most uncertain, although a ceasefire in Ukraine could lift the mood and avoid new EU sanctions on Russia this week.

  • Plosser warns on risks of waiting to hike rates Saturday, 6 Sep 2014 | 12:13 PM ET
    Charles Plosser, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

    Charles Plosser continued his push for the U.S. central bank to change its language on interest rate policy to reflect an improving economy.

  • Sept 6- Charles Plosser, president of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank and the loan dissenter at the Fed's July policy meeting, on Saturday continued his push for the U.S. central bank to change its language on interest rate policy to reflect an improving economy and pave the way for a faster-than expected-interest rate hike.

  • *Most dealers see first rate hike in Q2 2015. *8 of 15 dealers see Fed ending bond investment in 2016. NEW YORK, Sept 5- A majority of Wall Street's top bond firms see the Federal Reserve starting to raise interest rates by the second quarter of next year, showing slightly more aggressive expectations compared with a month ago, a Reuters survey showed on Friday.

  • Jobs report: Trend or abnormality?     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 3:30 PM ET

    Discussing if today's jobs data was as bad as the report suggested and what it means for interest rates, with Dean Maki, Barclays, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • There's still hope for the US economy Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Kieth Miller works on the assembly line building Victory motorcycles at the Polaris Industries factory on August 8, 2014 in Spirit Lake, Iowa

    OK, so the jobs report wasn't great. But look past the headline and this recovery is on—even if it's not a straight line up, says Michael Yoshikami.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 5- U.S. employers hired the fewest number of workers in eight months in August and more Americans gave up the hunt for jobs, providing a cautious Federal Reserve with more reasons to wait longer before raising interest rates. Nonfarm payrolls increased 142,000 last month after expanding by 212,000 in July, the Labor Department said on Friday.

  • Euro definitely going lower: Richards     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 12:28 PM ET

    Paul Richards, UBS, shares his economic outlook for QE, rates and jobs, in the U.S. and in Europe.

  • Jobs will be revised higher: Economist     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Analyzing today's jobs number and how it may impact the Fed's decision to move interest rates, with Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist, and Steve Massocca, Wedbush CIO.

  • Santelli: How jobs moved Treasurys     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 9:47 AM ET

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

  • LONDON, Sept 5- The euro hit a session high against the dollar and European shares pared losses on Friday after data showed U.S. jobs growth slowed in August, raising chances that rates will stay low for a longer period than markets had expected.

  • Sept 5- U.S. job growth slowed down sharply in August and more Americans gave up the hunt for work, giving a cautious Federal Reserve more reasons to wait a bit longer before raising interest rates. *Headline NFP: 142,000 vs 225,000. COMMENTS: WAYNE KAUFMAN, CHIEF MARKET ANALYST AT PHOENIX FINANCIAL SERVICES IN NEW YORK:.

  • *Average hourly earnings up 6 cents, work week steady. WASHINGTON, Sept 5- U.S. job growth slowed down sharply in August and more Americans gave up the hunt for work, giving a cautious Federal Reserve more reasons to wait a bit longer before raising interest rates.

  • WRAPUP 1-Solid U.S. employment growth eyed in August Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    *Nonfarm payrolls forecast increasing 225,000 in August. WASHINGTON, Sept 5- U.S. job growth likely accelerated a bit in August and the unemployment rate probably fell to 6.1 percent, offering fresh evidence of sustained momentum in the economy.

  • Draghi remarks are honey for euro bears: UBS CIO Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 4:29 PM ET
    Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank (ECB).

    Mario Draghi just gave the euro bears a treat, says UBS investment chief Simon Smiles.

  • Fed survey highlights widening U.S. wealth, income gap Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    Sept 4- The gap between the richest Americans and the rest of the nation widened after the Great Recession, a survey by the Federal Reserve showed on Thursday, suggesting deepening U.S. income inequality. Many other studies have also shown the lasting effects of the recession and documented rising income disparity in the United States.

  • Fed could toughen policy stance as ECB cuts rates Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 12:36 PM ET
    Janet Yellen speaks with Mario Draghi during the Jackson Hole economic symposium in August.

    The ECB announced broader than expected policy easing, as the Fed moves toward tightening, meaning higher U.S. rates and a stronger dollar.

  • US service sector expansion rockets to 9-year peak Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    A waitress prepares a drink order Bar Louie restaurant located in the River North neighborhood of Chicago.

    The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector rose in August to its highest level since 2005.

  • Santelli's bond update after Draghi     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 9:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar, after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's rate cut.