Asian stocks followed Wall Street lower on Thursday on speculation that the Federal Reserve could pull back on its stimulus program soon.» Read More
Ed Lazear, Hoover Institution, and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, discuss corporate taxes and the health of the U.S. labor market.
Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch, and Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon, discuss the outlook on jobs ahead of this morning's ADP report.
Paul Ballew, chief global economist at Dun & Bradstreet, expects the U.S. employment data to beat expectations, and says the market "appears to want" the Fed to continue its easing until early 2014.
Howard Marks, chairman of Oaktree Capital, explains why now is not the time to be "either aggressive or highly defensive" as a lot of uncertainties remain over a tapering of central bank action.
Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Wealth Management Group argues that equities are still the place to be in on a long-term basis despite short-term risks.
Chris Bertelsen, Global Financial Private Capital, and Tim Courtney, Exencial Wealth Advisors, discuss what they'll be watching tomorrow, including scandals in Washington as well as productivity and labor costs.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on the government's three nonbanks that have been deemed too big to fail. AIG CEO Robert Benmosche discusses how his company plans to deal with the designation.
Warren Meyers, DME Securities, gives a blow-by-blow description of what happened during the trading day. It was the first down Tuesday in 21 weeks.
Bill Gross, PIMCO, says the Fed's policies are part of the problem and not the solution. He says rates are so low you reduce the incentive among investors to take risk.
The consecutive Tuesday streak ends at 20, as the Dow finishes down on the day. Terence "Terry" Dolan, Benjamin & Jerold Brokerage, says he thinks the market is looking to build a better base and move forward.
Despite the continued upward movement, there's been a change in sentiment among investors, says Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets. Larry Kantor, Barclays, says he thinks the Fed's taper has already been built in.
Joe Duran, United Capital Financial Advisers, and CNBC's Steve Liesman, Maria Bartiromo and Bill Griffeth discuss whether the Fed is paying too much attention to the the stock market.
Slowing the pace of bond-buying would help wean financial markets off their dependence on ultraeasy money, one of its senior officials said.
Esther George of the Kansas City Fed says reducing quantitative easing would make markets less dependent on policy, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities, have a look at today's trading action, ahead of key economic data due out later this week.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the mixed day. Cashin says investors were looking for another strong Tuesday, but the dollar strength and yields spooked investors. They're also nervous about what might happen in Japan, Cashin says.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at how the Federal Reserve views the markets and what the markets hope to hear from the Fed.
The Fed's tapering program and new regulations are two issues critical to the financial industry in the coming months, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.
Valentijn Van Nieuwenhuijzen, head of strategy at ING Investment Management, says fragile sentiment is persisting and expects intra-day volatility to continue for the rest of the week.
Julian Callow, chief international economist at Barclays, says the Fed will not begin to taper off bond purchases until next year, due to continued low inflation and the sequestration's negative impact on GDP.