Jon Hilsenrath, The Wall Street Journal, thinks the Fed could taper in the next few weeks. He feels comfortable that whatever the Fed does at the December meeting, Bernanke and Yellen agree on.» Read More
Sam Stovall, chief equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, expects the second half of the year to be "encouraging" and for markets to continue to go higher, but at a slower pace.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Yra Harris, Partner, Praxis Trading, about the importance of carefully unwinding the Fed's balance sheet.
CNBC'S Rick Santelli wants to know if rising rates are a sign of an improving economy or a bubble that will burst. (3:33)
Many say the Fed's easy money policies are enabling congressional intransigence. But it may really be the other way around.
The stock market may have seen most of its gains for 2013, but there's still money to be made in the next three to five years, Roger Altman tells CNBC.
Dan Gross, Newsweek & Daily Beast, and Ben White, Politico, weigh in on the Fed's fiscal policy; the nation's growin debt; and possible candidates to replace Ben Bernanke.
Charles Bobrinskoy, Ariel Investments, and Robert Pavlik, Banyan Partners, discuss what's driving the recent moves in the markets.
Carl Larry, Oil Outlooks and Opinions, and Nick Bennenbroek, Wells Fargo, provide a look at the direction of oil and currencies, ahead of the opening bell.
Roger Altman, Evercore Partners, and Lee Partridge, Salient Partners, discuss the outlook on stocks and the likelihood of the Fed unwinding without disrupting the markets.
Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo Securities, and Scott Clemons, Brown Brothers Harriman, discuss how to play the markets' recent gains.
Jim O'Neill, former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, explains why he believes the markets are over emphasizing the FOMC minutes.
Drew Matus, UBS, and David Joy, Ameriprise Financial, discuss how and when the Fed will likely begin its tapering process, and its impact on the economy.
Hans Stoter, CIO at ING Investment Management, highlights that despite the correction, the stock markets are still up on the month and says the Fed's tapering will lead to a "knee-jerk" reaction.
Stewart Richardson, partner at RMG Wealth Management, comments on a potential Fed stimulus tapering, the impact it will have on the USD and why cash could become very attractive.
Peter Rosenstreich, chief FX analyst at Swissquote Bank, explains why the equity market is lagging behind the foreign exchange market.
Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at SignalPro, says it is better for investors to remain on the sidelines, despite the continuing rally in equities.
Nick Maroutsos, Founder & Managing Director at Kapstream Capital says the Fed won't scale back on quantitative easing any time soon. He says the U.S. needs to generate 200,000 to 300,000 jobs per month before that happens.
Charles Dallara, Chairman of the Americas at Partners Group discusses how important the deepening of financial relationships is for China's economy.
Bob Parker, Senior Advisor at Credit Suisse, explains what he sees as a four-stage process of the U.S. Fed's tapering of stimulus.
Rounding up this week's market action, with Amy Wu, RBC Capital Markets; Sameer Samana, Wells Fargo Advisors; Ryan Lewenza, TD; and Peter Sorrentino, Huntington Asset Advisors.