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  • Banks Brace for Higher Rates     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 4:35 PM ET

    The Boston Fed is holding its two-day symposium for bank executives to prepare for their stress tests. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the stress tests will examine how banks would weather a spike in rates.

  • Fed Pays Attention to Equities: Pro     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 4:04 PM ET

    Discussing what is moving the market, with Ed Butowsky, Chapwood Investments; Peter Andersen, Congress Asset Management Company; David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles & Co.; and Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities.

  • Euro Rallies From 3-Week Lows Against Dollar Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 3:25 PM ET

    The euro hit session highs on Monday, rallying from nearly three week lows, in tandem with U.S. stocks paring their losses and commodities gaining sharply.

  • The FMHR traders have the play on today's market volatility, while CNBC's Steve Liesman says the markets are getting it wrong on the Fed's upbeat message. And Andres Garcia-Amaya explains why he's adjusting the way he invests as interest rates rise.

  • CNBC's Josh Lipton and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss today's Treasury sell-off. "It looks like money's getting parked in cash," he says, "People are that worried."

  • How Long Will Treasurys Sell-Off Last?     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Laurent Fransolet, head of European interest rates strategy at Barclays, says the sell-off in 10-year U.S. Treasurys is nearly over, and that yields will stabilize within the next few months.

  • Bernanke Should Keep Buying Bonds: Fed Official Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 2:11 PM ET

    A senior Federal Reserve policymaker renewed his call for the central bank to hold interest rates near zero until the jobless rate hits 5.5 percent.

  • Prices Rebound, Yields Fall From Near 2-Year Highs Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 3:38 PM ET

    US government bond prices bounced back, with yields falling from near two-year highs, though investors remained nervous that the Fed could soon pare back its bond purchase program.

  • Are Bonds Still Safe?     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Alec Young, global equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, explains why bond investors are getting as "rough a ride" as equity investors.

  • Thomas Lee, JPMorgan, explains how rising rates are likely to create a catalyst for corporate spending.

  • US Futures Tumble on Fed & China Worries     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman; Joe Moglia, TD Ameritrade chairman, and Bob Doll, Nuveen Asset Management, provide perspective on today's trading actions as uncertainty about the Fed's stimulus measures and China's credit crunch spreads throughout global markets.

  • QE Quandary Unsettles Markets     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 8:16 AM ET

    Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics, provides his outlook on the markets after last week's sell-off.

  • Are World Economies Living on Borrowed Time?     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 7:45 AM ET

    The Bank for International Settlements says current economic policies around the world are set up for failure. CNBC's Steve Liesman and Stephen Cecchetti, BIS, discuss the risks associated with low-rates environments.

  • Reading Central Bank Smoke Signals     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 6:08 AM ET

    Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust; Robert Brusca, FAO Economics, and Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance, provide perspective on how to position your portfolio amid uncertainty in the markets.

  • Daniel Morris, global strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, comments on markets' volatility following Bernanke's speech and says that when the Fed tapers, equities will recover better than gold.

  • Dollar Tightly Correlated to Economic Data: Pro     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Derek Halpenny, European head of global currency research at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, expects tapering to start in October and says the USD performance is now tightly correlated with economic data.

  • Fed Threat Is Aimed at Europe & Japan: Pro     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Roger Nightingale, strategist at RDN Associates, tells CNBC that Ben Bernanke knew the effect of his words on markets and spoke to prompt someone other than the Americans to produce liquidity.

  • What's Bernanke's Next Move?     Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 7:52 PM ET

    What is the Fed's message, and is the economy actually getting better? Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; Andrew Busch, The Busch Update; and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, weigh in.

  • Bernanke Taper Comments Too Soon?     Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 7:33 PM ET

    St. Louis Fed's James Bullard said Fed Chairman Bernanke's tapering comments were inappropriately timed. Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; Andrew Busch, The Busch Update; and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, break down the market's latest moves.

  • Kudlow: Bernanke Jumped the Gun     Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Wall Street had one of its worst weeks of the year, reports CNBC's Seema Mody; and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services; Andrew Busch, The Busch Update; and David Malpass, Encima Global, share their market outlooks.

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