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  • *Toll Brothers rises after results. NEW YORK, Feb 24- U.S. stocks advanced in choppy trading on Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 touching intraday records, as investors attempted to interpret testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Equity investors did not react dramatically because they are likely waiting instead for jobs data due out in a week and its...

  • The Fed word obsession  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 2:02 PM ET

    Discussing the choice of words by the Federal Reserve, with CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow; CNBC's Steve Liesman; and Tony Crescenzi, PIMCO executive vice president

  • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen warned Congress on Tuesday against a bid to crack down on currency cheats and said adding currency rules to trade deals could hobble monetary policy. "I would really be concerned by a regime that would introduce sanctions for currency manipulation into trade agreements when it could be the case that it would hamper or even...

  • Clear, long runway of low rates: Pro  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 1:00 PM ET

    The play on markets following Janet Yellen's testimony, with Nicholas Colas, ConvergEx Group, and Scott Wren, Wells Fargo Investment Institute.

  • *European shares supported by Greek deal. NEW YORK, Feb 24- The dollar edged lower and bond yields fell after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday it would be several months before the Fed expects to raise interest rates, while European equity markets gained after Greece produced a list of proposed economic reforms.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- U.S. home prices rose again in December and activity in the services sector expanded in February at its fastest pace since October, but a gauge of consumer confidence fell, according to reports published on Tuesday. Federal Reserve chairman Janet Yellen also noted on Tuesday that the slowly improving U.S. economy may lead to a rise in interest...

  • *FTSE 100 hits record high above 1999 peak. PARIS, Feb 24- European stocks rallied on Tuesday, with both Britain's FTSE 100 and Germany's DAX hitting record highs, after U.S. Shares in National Bank of Greece, Alpha Bank, Bank of Piraeus and Eurobank surged 16-20 percent.

  • LONDON, Feb 24- Copper surged to a six-week high on Tuesday after the U.S. central bank chief said it was preparing to consider rate rises on a meeting-by-meeting basis, Greece secured a bailout extension and oil prices rebounded. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange jumped to a session peak of $5,846 a tonne, the strongest since Jan. 13, and closed 2...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- U.S. home prices rose again in December and activity in the services sector expanded in February at its fastest pace since October, but a gauge of consumer confidence fell, according to reports published on Tuesday. Federal Reserve chairman Janet Yellen also noted on Tuesday that the slowly improving U.S. economy may lead to a rise in interest...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- U.S. In prepared remarks to the Senate Banking Committee released at 10 a.m. ET, Yellen described how the Fed's rate-setting policy committee will likely proceed in coming months in an effort to increase the Fed's flexibility and mute potential market reaction as the central bank approaches its "liftoff" date. "They're trying to give themselves...

  • Major U.S. stock indexes edged higher in midday trading as investors monitored Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's remarks before Congress. Strong earnings from Home Depot and positive developments in Greece's efforts to secure an extension of its financial rescue program also helped lift the market. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 79 points, or 0.4...

  • Trader on Fed: No bad news  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 12:00 PM ET

    The FMHR traders react to Fed chair Janet Yellen's testimony before the Senate Banking Committee.

  • Yellen goes for gradualism and flexibility: Cashin  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:53 AM ET

    Art Cashin of UBS reacts to Fed Chair Janet Yellen's testimony before the Senate Banking Committee.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- The dollar was up slightly against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, almost erasing earlier gains as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen offered no commitment as to when the U.S. central bank might raise interest rates. It's very cautious and very couched, "said Boris Schlossberg, managing director of FX strategy at BK Asset Management in New York.

  • What to expect after Yellen's statement: Analyst Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:19 AM ET
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    Fed Chair Janet Yellen's prepared statement shows the central bank will not raise rates in June as expected, Diane Swonk told CNBC.

  • Market reacts to Yellen's 'dovish' report  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:18 AM ET

    How the market is digesting Fed Chair Janet Yellen's testimony, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Seeing hints of wage growth: Yellen  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    Sen. Charles Schumer (D, N.Y.) thinks the Fed shouldn't raise rates until wages are back on an upward trend. Fed chair Janet Yellen responds.

  • *Toll Brothers rises after results. NEW YORK, Feb 24- U.S. stocks advanced modestly on Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 at intraday records, as investors attempted to interpret testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. "You see so much conflicting data coming about, between the minutes and public statements that have been made," said Dan Farley, regional...

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, Feb 24- The dollar edged lower and bond yields fell after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday it would be several months before the Fed expects to raise interest rates, while European equity markets gained after Greece produced a list of proposed economic reforms. "It's pretty evenhanded," said Thomas Simons, money market...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- The Federal Reserve is preparing to consider interest rate hikes "on a meeting-by-meeting basis," Fed Chair Janet Yellen told a congressional committee on Tuesday in a subtle change of emphasis in how the U.S. central bank has spoken about its plans for its first rate hike since 2006.. In prepared remarks to the Senate Banking Committee, Yellen...