The Fed


  • Gold settles nearly 1% lower amid Fed speculation Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 2:55 PM ET

    Gold hit a 3-1/2 week low on Tuesday, as expectations increased that the Fed will soon scale back monetary stimulus.

  • Dalio sees rough road for investors     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 11:06 AM ET

    Shares of FedEx are higher after Dan Loeb says he likes the company, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly. Also, Bridgewater's Ray Dalio said he expects equities to see 4 percent of returns in the next decade.

  • Likely to stay in slow growth environment: Pro     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 10:04 AM ET

    Dissecting the current market action and where equities are headed next, with Jonathan Golub, RBC Capital Markets, and Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus.

  • Bridgewater Associates' Ray Dalio discussed how equities will move over the next decade at the DealBook Conference, with CNBC's Kate Kelly. Dalio said meditation is the greatest agent to his success.

  • Obama nominating Treasury official to run CFTC Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 9:48 AM ET
    Timothy Massad

    The President is nominating top Treasury Department official Timothy Massad as head of CFTC, the agency that regulates the futures and options market.

  • Taper or not, here come higher rates Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 8:07 AM ET

    One way or the other, rates are going to increase — probably between now and the end of November, said Thomas H. Kee, Jr.

  • Fed may begin taper next meeting: Goolsbee     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 7:03 AM ET

    Former Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Austan Goolsbee discusses when the Fed may decide to taper. "I think there is at least a 50 percent chance the Fed decides to taper at the next meeting," he says. JPMorgan's Thomas Lee, weighs in.

  • Fed has fueled speculative-grade market     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Martin Fridson, CEO of FridsonVision, says the speculative-grade market has grown very large and that when the default tidal wave hits, it will be very big.

  • Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, former member of teh executive board at the ECB, says the Fed should be clearer in its communication and that the tapering "dilemma" needs to be resolved soon.

  • QE is a positive but not a 'slam dunk': Pro     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 1:00 AM ET

    Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, says that the U.S. Federal Reserve's quantitative easing program has had a positive impact on the economy but the central bank needs to work on its communication strategy.

  • U.S. markets are heading towards a     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 12:05 AM ET

    Clem Chambers, CEO, ADVFN says that US markets are heading towards a boom or even bubble stage and that is pushing up markets in Asia.

  • Richard Fisher, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas warns that the central bank's balance sheet is getting bloated.

  • Global business cycles     Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    Bruce Kasman, Chief Economist & MD of Global Research at J.P. Morgan talks about what the Fed & the ECB have learned from Japan's past and how the global business is healing as Fed taper fears haunt the world's largest economy.

  • Clients not pouring into equities: Schwab CEO Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 5:41 PM ET
    Walt Bettinger

    Stocks might be at all-time highs, but Charles Schwab CEO Walt Bettinger said his retail clients aren't the ones sending the markets higher.

  • CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss Friday's jobs report and whether it signals the economy is ready for the Fed to taper, and if the retail investor is really back.

  • Goldman's Hatzius: Look for a March taper Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 12:37 PM ET
    Jan Hatzius, chief economist of Goldman Sachs.

    Jan Hatzius, the chief economist of Goldman Sachs, told CNBC on Monday that he expects the Federal Reserve to begin tapering in March.

  • Gold ends near $1,281; US jobs shock lingers Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 2:21 PM ET

    Gold ended down after strong U.S. jobs growth reignited speculation the Fed could start scaling back its stimulus.

  • Where the retail investor is putting their money now, with Sam Stovall, S&P Capital IQ, and Scott Wren Wells Fargo Advisors. "I still don't think we have a majority of retail investors in the market," explains Stovall.

  • Discussing current economic activity, and the next move for equities, with Goldman Sachs chief economist Jan Hatzius.

  • Baseline for Fed taper is March: Hatzius     Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 10:38 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs Chief Economist Jan Hatzius says it is "more likely" the Fed will want to begin taper plans as early as March after the chair transition.

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