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  • Watch for wage inflation: Liesman   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 8:32 AM ET
    Watch for wage inflation: Liesman

    CNBC's Steve Liesman compares the data on job growth versus weak wages ahead of the Fed's policy announcement later this afternoon.

  • *Sterling sinks after BoE minutes, decline in wage growth. *Dollar steady as Fed meeting winds up. LONDON, March 18- Sterling fell as the Bank of England waded into the debate over the relative value of major currencies on Wednesday, warning about its impact on inflation before a Federal Reserve meeting that may yet do the same.

  • Beyond 'patience' and into the future   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 8:03 AM ET
    Beyond 'patience' and into the future

    Krishna Guha, ISI Group vice chairman, and Charles Rotblut, AAII vice president, provide their thoughts on Fed policy going forward.

  • US STOCKS-Futures slip ahead of Fed statement Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 7:44 AM ET

    NEW YORK, March 18- U.S. stock index futures fell on Wednesday ahead of a highly anticipated statement and news conference by the Federal Reserve later in the session, with the Fed expected to give clearer clues on how soon it plans to tighten monetary policy. *A Fed statement is due at 2:00 p.m. EDT, with a press conference by Chair Janet Yellen half an hour later.

  • Odds against Fed getting it right: Jim Grant   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 7:36 AM ET
    Odds against Fed getting it right: Jim Grant

    Jim Grant, Grant's Interest Rate Observer, is sounding the alarm on Fed's monetary policy. The Fed can change the way things look but not what things are, says Grant.

  • Marc Faber predicts no interest rate hikes in 2015 Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 7:12 AM ET
    Marc Faber

    Dollar strength and disappointing economic data will prevent the Fed from raising rates in 2015, "Dr. Doom" Marc Faber tells told CNBC.

  • Liftoff from zero interest rates?   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 7:07 AM ET
    Liftoff from zero interest rates?

    Jeffrey Rosenberg, BlackRock, provides perspective on how the Fed's rate decision will likely impact markets, wages, and the outlook on inflation.

  • Countdown to the Fed: Liesman   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 7:04 AM ET
    Countdown to the Fed: Liesman

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides a preview of the Fed's statement on interest rates following the FOMC meeting Wednesday afternoon.

  • Shh! What Yellen won’t say and how to trade it Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen adjusts her glasses as she testifies at a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on "Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to Congress" on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 24, 2015.

    The Federal Reserve won't mention this topic in its official statement Wednesday.

  • *European shares follow Asia higher. *Brent crude dips towards $53 a barrel on supply. If we get that and a measured message on the dollar's impact on inflation then, given the slight retracement we have seen in the first half of this week, I think the dollar will do well, "said Michael Sneyd, a currency strategist with BNP Paribas in London.

  • WASHINGTON, March 18- The Federal Reserve on Wednesday is expected to lay the groundwork for its first interest rate hike in nearly a decade, as it continues to weigh whether the U.S. recovery can hold up against collapsing oil prices and a soaring dollar. The economic data, however, have been muddy- strong job creation, continued growth, and generally healthy...

  • WASHINGTON— The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it needs to see further improvement in the job market and higher inflation before it raises interest rates from record lows. Dan Greenhaus, chief strategist at BTIG, said the Fed's statement Wednesday lowered the odds of mid-year rate hike. Patrick Maldari, a senior fixed-income specialist at Aberdeen...

  • METALS-London copper marks time ahead of Fed outcome Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 9:39 PM ET

    MELBOURNE, March 18- London copper was steady on Wednesday, braced for further dollar strength ahead of the outcome of a Federal Reserve meeting expected to yield clues on the timing of a U.S. interest rate hike, while tepid consumer demand in China offered some support. *Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange was flat at $5,787 a tonne by 0113 GMT,...

  • TOKYO, March 18- Asian stocks dipped and the dollar marked time on Wednesday, with markets fixed on the Federal Reserve's policy statement due later in the session for clues to when the Fed will hike interest rates. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.1 percent, tracking Wall Street shares which fell overnight as nervousness...

  • SINGAPORE, March 18- Gold hovered near its lowest level in more than four months on Wednesday ahead of the conclusion of a Federal Reserve meeting that may stoke expectations for a mid-year hike in U.S. interest rates. *Spot gold was little changed at $1,150.30 an ounce by 0029 GMT, not far above Tuesday's trough of $1,142.86- its lowest since Nov. 7.

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to March 30 Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    LONDON- Bank of England to publish minutes of its March policy meeting- 0930 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Bank and Finans Outlook 2015. Sweden's Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Sweden's Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure speaks at the ILF conference on "What is the Goal of the Capital Markets...

  • Why the Fed wants to stop being patient   Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 7:32 PM ET
    Why the Fed wants to stop being patient

    John Carey, executive vice president and portfolio manager of Pioneer Investments, expects the Fed to issue a statement that will give it "flexibility to respond to data" amid an improving U.S. economy.

  • Cramer Remix: Stocks to buy ahead of Fed meeting Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 7:18 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    Jim Cramer thinks this group will be on fire if you believe that the Fed will no longer be patient with rates.

  • Fed will drop 'patient' stance for freedom: Pro   Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 7:17 PM ET
    Fed will drop 'patient' stance for freedom: Pro

    Jeffrey Frankel, professor of Capital Formation and Growth at the Harvard Kennedy School, says the Fed will likely drop its "patient" promise on Wednesday, but it doesn't mean a rate hike is coming in June.

  • FOREX-Dollar bulls bank on Fed losing its patience Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 7:10 PM ET

    SYDNEY, March 18- The dollar stood steady in Asia on Wednesday just hours before the Federal Reserve was expected to take a major step toward lifting interest rates for the first time in almost nine years. A Fed statement is due at 1800 GMT, followed half an hour later by a press conference with Chair Janet Yellen. "Our baseline view is that the Fed can start its...