• Bernanke, the Street is Listening     Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 1:50 PM ET

    Insight on what the markets want to hear from the Fed chairman, with Michael Shea, Direct Access Partners; Anthony Neglia, Tower Trading, and Jack Bouroudjian, Index Futures Group.

  • Fed, Markets & the Economy     Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 1:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman with a preview of the Fed's decision on interest rates, and an outlook on the economy and markets, with Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial, and Neil Irwin, Washington Post economics reporter.

  • Barclays Brief on Markets     Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 1:09 PM ET

    Analysis of today's market activity, with Hans Olsen, Barclays Wealth, and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • Bonds: 3-Year Notes Auction     Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 1:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on today's $32 billion Treasury auction at the CME.

  • What Investors Need to Hear From Bernanke Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 10:11 AM ET

    Investors are hungry for good news from today's FOMC meeting. Here's what Ben Bernanke can — and can't — deliver.

  • Santelli's Bond Report     Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 9:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli takes a look at bond and gold prices.

  • Equities Still Paying Dividends: Warren     Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 5:30 AM ET

    "We are invested pretty heavily in a lot of large dividend paying stocks from around the globe, things that pay in the 6, 7 and 8 percent range, which is a great place to be right now. I'm not sure that I would want to be jumping into treasuries at this point," Randy Warren, chief investment officer at Warren Financial Services, told CNBC.

  • After 635-Point Sell-Off, Fed Running Out of Options Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 4:42 AM ET
    Fed Chief Ben Bernanke Testifies to House Budget Committee

    The Dow fell by 635 points, Asia followed suit and Europe is expecting losses for up to 6 percent following the downgrade of US debt by ratings agency Standard & Poor’s. Whether the move by S&P can be wholly blamed for the heavy selling of stocks is open to question, but the market is now asking how the Fed will react when it meets today to discuss its response at its monthly meeting.

  • Chinese Inflation Nothing to Fear     Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 4:00 AM ET

    "I don't think there is a case for a hard landing. If you have inflation right now, what you can do is really tighten monetary policy and cool down the economy a little bit, because the economy has been growing in excess of 9 percent per annum, which is an unsustainably high rate of growth," Francis Lun, managing director at Lyncean Holdings, told CNBC.

  • Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Following huge losses for the Dow on Monday and further selling in Asia overnight, the markets are watching what the Fed and Ben Bernanke will do at their July Meeting today. Speculation is mounting that the Fed will attempt to restore calm but one fund manager thinks that policy action is unnecessary.

  • Dr. Marc Faber

    Marc Faber, who predicted just last week that a bear market was on its way back, says the current selloff in equities is overdone and he expects a short-term rebound.

  • Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth, says 2.3 percent return from U.S. treasuries is way too low.

  • The Move to De-Risk     Monday, 8 Aug 2011 | 8:45 PM ET

    Dan Greenhaus, Chief Global Strategist at BTIG LLC, says even if U.S. treasuries are rated FFF, they will still be safe haven assets for investors.

  • How to Fix USA Inc.     Monday, 8 Aug 2011 | 4:40 PM ET

    If the U.S. were a company would it be bankrupt? Digging into the nation's negative net worth, with Mary Meeker, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

  • Was Downgrade Deserved?     Monday, 8 Aug 2011 | 4:27 PM ET

    Did the U.S. deserve a credit downgrade and what do investors need to do to protect their portfolios, with Matt McLennan, First Eagle Funds.

  • S&P Defends Its Decision     Monday, 8 Aug 2011 | 4:15 PM ET

    Defending the credit agency's decision to downgrade U.S. debt, with Deven Sharma, Standard & Poor's president.

  • Is Recession on the Horizon?     Monday, 8 Aug 2011 | 3:44 PM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports on the the growing concern the U.S. economy is headed for a recession, and where investors can find safety, with CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Bonds Rally Today Despite Downgrade     Monday, 8 Aug 2011 | 3:25 PM ET

    The flight to quality is still the U.S. Treasury, with Jeff Carter, PointsandFigures.com.

  • Big Bond Bounce!     Monday, 8 Aug 2011 | 3:11 PM ET

    Treasury prices rally despite the downgrade of U.S. debt, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Stack of U.S. hundred-dollar bills

    S&P is  worried about "what you're going to get in terms of the payback is going to worth a lot less, Gundlach said. "But that is not their job."