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  • Dec 5- The Federal Reserve's first round of interest-rate increases in a decade could start as soon as July, traders were betting on Friday, after a jump in jobs growth last month boosted confidence in the staying power of the U.S. recovery. "This supports the view that the Federal Reserve will start hiking rates in the middle of next year," said Mohamed El-Erian, chief...

  • October factory orders down 0.7%  Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the results from October's factory orders.

  • Santelli: Data to sink your teeth into  Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, as yields pop on strong data.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 5- U.S. employers added the largest number of workers in nearly three years in November and wages increased, a sign of strength in the economy that could draw the Federal Reserve closer to raising interest rates. Nonfarm payrolls surged by 321,000 last month, the most since January 2012, the Labor Department said on Friday. "I think it will put...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 5- U.S. employers added the largest number of workers in nearly three years in October and wages increased, which could bring the Federal Reserve closer to raising interest rates. Nonfarm payrolls surged by 321,000 last month, the most since January 2012, the Labor Department said on Friday. November marked the 10th straight month that job growth...

  • Dow 18,000 just the beginning: Pros Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 4:20 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Dec. 4, 2014.

    Here's what two market pros believe will propel the Dow to 18,000 and above.

  • Santelli: Historic flattening  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 9:44 AM ET

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

  • Santelli: Fresh dollar high  Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

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

  • The one issue that could pause Santa Claus rally Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    December is typically a good month for the market, but here's one issue that could halt the Santa rally, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.

  • Santelli: Bunds lead the way  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

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

  • NEW YORK, Dec 1- The Federal Reserve is welcoming the sharp drop in global energy prices, with two influential policymakers on Monday cheering the boost it should provide American pocketbooks and shrugging off any pressure on already low inflation. Soft oil prices in particular, which hit a five-year low on Friday, will only temporarily dampen overall U.S....

  • NEW YORK, Dec 1- The Federal Reserve will not just tighten policy based on how the U.S. economy is faring, but on how well financial markets respond to the eventual interest-rate hikes, an influential Fed official said on Monday. New York Fed President William Dudley said the U.S. central bank will unleash more aggressive rate rises if financial markets do not...

  • The most important person in DC in 2015 will be... Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 10:06 AM ET
    A jogger runs past the United States Capitol building at sunrise in Washington, D.C.

    This Washington policymaker faces a daunting set of tasks, says Politico's Ben White.

  • Santelli: Rates & dollar fall  Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

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

  • Fed now expected to stay lower for a lot longer Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 12:22 PM ET
    The U.S. Federal Reserve Building is shown at sunrise in Washington, Oct. 28, 2014.

    Remember when the Federal Reserve was going to raise rates next spring? Yeah, well that was fun while it lasted.

  • Santelli: 'Da spreads! Da spreads!'  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 9:40 AM ET

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

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 26- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has said the tenor of economic data will decide when the U.S. central bank raises interest rates. But she also has placed special emphasis on a set of equations for what she dubbed in a November 2012 speech as "optimal policy" or "optimal control." Several top officials have said they are not likely to bump rates up...

  • Mass exodus from bond funds isn't likely: Insana Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    Ron Insana doesn't think there's going to be a mass exodus from bond funds. Here's why.

  • Can stocks climb the wall of worry?: Farr Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 12:18 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks have been unexpectedly rallying, but can they climb the wall of worry and keeping going?

  • Santelli: Today's parallel shift  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 9:40 AM ET

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