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  • Avoiding a Japanese Drop?     Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 4:14 PM ET

    Japan suffered its worst 1-day loss in more than 2 years, but the Nikkei is still up about 40 percent this year. Walter Zimmerman, United-ICAP says this type of drop could occur in the U.S., while Darren Wolfberg, BNP Paribas, doesn't think so.

  • Wall Street's High Hopes for Fed     Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 3:18 PM ET

    Is the Federal Reserve worried that Wall Street has too high an expectation for what the Fed will continue to do with QE? Matthew Slaughter, Dartmouth University; CNBC Contributor Greg Ip; and CNBC's Jeff Cox, discuss.

  • No Risk in QE Tapering: UBS Strategist Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 2:02 PM ET

    Fed tapering would be a positive for stocks, UBS Chief Equity Strategist Jeremy Zirin says.

  • Dow Rebounds From Triple-Digit Loss     Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Mark Newton, Greywolf Execution Partners, discusses Japan and the global markets.

  • Utility Stocks' Rough Open     Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Utilities had a rough open, reports CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • Gold Settled Up at $1,391 as Dollar, Shares Slide Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 3:36 PM ET

    Gold settled higher as the dollar remained under pressure and as a senior Federal Reserve official said the central bank is in no hurry to start winding down its economic stimulus.

  • Markets & Economy Are Two Drunks: Pro     Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Jan Randolph, head of sovereign risk at IHS Global, tells CNBC that the financial system is representative of two drunks: the financial markets and the real economy.

  • Checking Market Pulse: Down Day     Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 10:11 AM ET

    Insight on the morning market action, with Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets, and Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance.

  • Not One, But Two Perfect Storms Could Be Brewing Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 9:30 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke and IRS Director of Exempt Organizations

    Have two Pandora's Boxes been opened? Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's testimony may be one; the IRS scandal may be the other.

  • We've Done a Good Job on Inflation: Fed's Bullard     Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 11:03 AM ET

    James Bullard, member of the Federal Reserve, tells CNBC why the US economy has taken longer than expected to recover, despite the huge amounts of stimulus.

  • A big swing for the markets after mixed signals from the Fed on when the central bank will taper its QE program. James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, says in the market will digest its gains in the second half of the year. Larry Lindsey, former Fed governor, also shares his thoughts.

  • Assessing Just How Much Bond Investors Lost Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 7:55 AM ET

    As Treasury yields have surged in the month of May, just how much have bond investors lost?

  • Markets Looking for Excuse to Take Profits: Pro     Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 5:45 AM ET

    Chris Watling, CEO of Longview Economics, tells CNBC that markets are looking for an excuse to take profits and they've created it with the reaction to the Fed comments.

  • Could the Market Withstand Fed's Tapering?     Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 1:30 AM ET

    John Wraith, fixed income strategist at BofA Merril Lynch Global Research and Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, discuss the Nikkei's correction and the strength of the U.S. recovery.

  • Market Will Pull Back When Fed Tapers: Pro     Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 3:15 AM ET

    Barry Dixon, head of research at Davy, says that any signs of a Fed stimulus tapering will trigger an equity pull-back, but that the underlying economy is not strong enough right now.

  • Bernanke Confused Everybody: Dennis Gartman     Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 1:00 AM ET

    Dennis Gartman, founder and editor of The Gartman Letter, says tapering is still up for debate following Bernanke's Congress address and adds that as the underlying economy gets stronger, capital will come out of the equity market.

  • Time for USD to Shine:     Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 12:20 AM ET

    Greg Matwejev, Director, FX Hedge Fund Sales and Trading at Newedge says that the U.S. dollar will be the trade of the year.

  • U.S. Stock Valuations Suggest Further Upside: Pro     Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 6:20 PM ET

    Tim Leach, CIO at U.S. Bank Wealth Management Group & Ian Bremmer, President, Eurasia Group discuss what the impact of Fed pulling the plug on QE might be on the US equities.

  • Bernanke's Comments Jolt Markets     Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    It was a volatile trading day on Wall Street after the FOMC Minutes were released, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton. Discussing the impact from QE on the markets, with Art Hogan, Lazard Capital Markets; Austan Goolsbee, Chicago Booth School of Business; and Mark Olson, Treliant Risk Advisors.

  • What to Make of Bernanke's Testimony?     Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer dissects the Fed Minutes, saying any person or institution with money is being force-fed equities and this is the reason for amazing returns.

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