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Scott Redler, Chief Strategic Officer at T3live.com, says the Fed is trying to gauge the market sentiment and reaction to its potential QE tapering and volatility is just a byproduct investors must embrace.
Dissecting today's rally, with CNBC's Bob Pisani, Jeff Cox and Rick Santelli; Heather Hughes, SunAmerica Funds; and Doug Sandler, Riverfront Investment Group. "There is a lot of hope for the second half of the year that the economy will pick up where the Fed will leave off," says Cox.
Despite mutibillion-dollar settlements, state and federal regulators are making slow progress in their efforts to prod banks to help mortgage borrowers avoid foreclosure.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the Japan factor. Today the yen is strong and the markets are up, which is unusual. The yield on the 10-year and the carry trade remain concerns. Meanwhile, the U.S. economic data remains good.
Simon Ballard, senior credit strategist at National Australia Bank, says that bond investors are now focusing on "macro and single name credibility" rather than chasing yields.
James Keenan, BlackRock, takes a look at investing in high yield bonds, as investors look for QE guidance.
Frank Holmes, U.S. Global Investors, discusses how the precious metal is reacting to taper talk and central bank moves.
Charles Campbell, MKM Partners, provides perspective on what to expect in today's trading session, as a jittery market awaits clarity from the Fed and foreign exchanges post big declines.
Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae, and Howard Ward, CIO, GAMCO Investors, discuss what's moving the markets, as investors await a decision from the Fed on tapering its asset-buying policies.
Peter Bain, Old Mutual Asset Management president & CEO, discusses the future of U.S. economic growth and what investors should do with cash "sitting on the sidelines."
Nick Verdi , FX Strategy Asia Pacific ex-Japan at Barclays, says despite a less than positive move for the dollar-yen, blame the Fed, not the BOJ.
Richard Martin , Managing Director at IMA Asia says the U.S. is firmly on the recovery path, paving the way for a pullback in QE. However the rest of the world is not in that position hence markets are reacting negatively.
Francis Lun, CEO at GEO Securities, says markets had been pumped up by central bank stimulus so the balloon had to burst, but if you have excess cash it's time to buy.
Insight on the market's latest action, and when the Fed might taper QE, with Michael Farr of Farr, Miller & Washington, and Michael Ozanian, Forbes Magazine.
Pimco predicts doom; more emerging world M&A leadership as India buys into U.S. tire market; Blackstone has the jitters.
“Taper talk” has added volatility to markets, but it’s had just a marginal impact on the Treasury’s auctions this week, as traders now await the auction of reopened 30-year bonds.
In his daily CNBC.com-only video clip, Art Cashin of UBS talks with Bob Pisani about the stock market's weakness.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with John Brady, R.J. O'Brien, about the Fed's regulatory framework and the rising cost of capital.
Find out why Peter Schiff is more bullish on gold than ever.
Ken Kamen, president of Mercadien Asset Management, explains that investors shouldn't be afraid of rising interest rates and how tapering is "ultimately very bullish" for investors long term.
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