CNBC's Rick Santelli and Mark Hanson, M Hanson Advisors, discuss the state of the housing recovery after today's "shocking" new home sales data. Hanson says there's clearly not a supply problem and the next step has to be lower prices.» Read More
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.
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.
Analysis of today's market activity, with Hans Olsen, Barclays Wealth, and CNBC's Bob Pisani.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on today's $32 billion Treasury auction at the CME.
Investors are hungry for good news from today's FOMC meeting. Here's what Ben Bernanke can — and can't — deliver.
CNBC's Rick Santelli takes a look at bond and gold prices.
"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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Defending the credit agency's decision to downgrade U.S. debt, with Deven Sharma, Standard & Poor's president.
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.
The flight to quality is still the U.S. Treasury, with Jeff Carter, PointsandFigures.com.
Treasury prices rally despite the downgrade of U.S. debt, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.
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."