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A look at where to put your money with just two hours of trading left, with Peter Costa, Empire Executions; Anthony Neglia, Tower Trading; and Jack Bouroudjian, Index Futures Group.
Economist Alan Blinder says that the Fed may have learned its lesson.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has an update on bond yields and the dollar.
Weighing in on Meredith Whitney's call on muni bonds and why she is wrong, with Matt Fabian, Municipal Market Advisors senior analyst, who adds that muni bonds are not structured similarly to other markets.
The stock market's three-day rally is at risk of tripping up on new hurdles from Europe.
Russell Jones, global head of Fixed Income Strategy at Westpac Institutional Bank, says despite the shift in funding away from treasuries back to equities, he remains optimistic about the overall health of U.S. treasury market.
In addition to bringing down long-term interest rates, the Federal Reserve has accomplished something else with its Operation Twist announcement—lowering expectations for economic growth.
An outlook on the muni market, with Alexandra Lebenthal, Lebenthal & Co. president/CEO.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on bond yields and the U.S. dollar from the CME.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on Treasury yields and the U.S. dollar from the CME.
CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman, and Carly Fiorina, former HP CEO with a check on the financial markets ahead of the opening bell.
Consumer confidence, Fed speakers and home price data are on deck for markets Tuesday, as traders keep their focus on the stream of headlines from Europe.
Treasury yields rise as Europe debt worries ease, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.
CNBC's Rick Santelli with an update on bond yields and the dollar.
Insight on what U.S. political and economic leaders should do to help ease tensions in Europe, with Lawrence Lindsey, The Lindsey Group/ former National Economic Council director, who says "the U.S. is finding its way through its problem and for us to say we have found the solution, I think it's a bit premature."
Why can't we look and say that maybe it's coming from the individual, says Tres Knippa, Lotusbrokerage.com, who says maybe we need to look inward and if people want to work they need to be enterprising. Knippa also weighs in on why gold is so volatile.
"It strikes me we have moved from a sell-down of risk assets, to risk-free assets, particularly in the bond markets here and in Asia. It seems that investors want out, whatever the costs, into the safety of US dollars, or arguably, US Treasurys," John Woods, chief investment officer at Citi Private Bank, told CNBC.
Traders expect more stomach-churning volatility in the week ahead as investors fret about Europe and adjust their portfolios for quarter's end.
Debating whether the U.S. economy is at the front-end of a recession, with Ron Kruszewski, Stifel Nicolaus & Company CEO, who says the the commodity play is over now.
Discussing whether investors should be putting their money in Treasury bonds, or if it's a losing proposition, with Brian Battle, Performance Trust Capital Partners.