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  • Bernanke Spurs Dollar to New 4 1/2-Year High Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 1:52 PM ET

    The dollar rallied to trade at a fresh 4 1/2-year high against the yen after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke warned that holding interest rates too low for too long has its risks.

  • Home Resales Hit Highest Level in Nearly 3½ Years Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    U.S. home resales rose to the highest level in nearly 3½ years as surging prices lured sellers back into the market, which should support the housing sector and economic recovery.

  • Fed Chairman Bernanke's Opening Statement     Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 10:24 AM ET

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke address the Joint Economic Committee on Capitol Hill about the economic outlook.

  • Rep. Brady: When Will the Fed Exit Its Strategy?     Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 10:24 AM ET

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke explains to a Congressional economic committee that the Fed will wind down QE in a way that does no "disrupt" markets.

  • Fed Bernanke Preview     Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 10:07 AM ET

    Steven Ricchiuto,Mizuho Securities; and David Kelly, JP Morgan Funds, provide their views on whether the Fed's chairman will begin to taper its bond-buying program.

  • Bernanke: Too Soon to Taper Bond Buys Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 10:01 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies during a hearing before the Joint Economic Committee May 22, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

    Fed Chair Ben Bernanke told Congress the U.S. job market remains weak, and it is too soon to end its stimulus. Stocks spiked on his comments.

  • Will Bernanke Continue Along Same Path?     Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the Fed will conduct its dovish policy on the economy.

  • Bernanke...Pre-Empted by Dudley Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 9:57 AM ET
    The Dow closed above 15,000 for the first time ever, hitting 15,056.

    Bernanke pre-empted by Dudley: Will he throw it back into Congress' lap?

  • Eyes on the Fed, This Trader Gives Key Gold Levels Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 9:03 AM ET

    With all eyes on the Federal Reserve, this trader reveals the levels that gold traders will be watching closely.

  • Don't Expect Bernanke to Talk Taper...Yet: Pro Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 8:55 AM ET

    The Fed is still months away from beginning the process of scaling back its $85 billion a month bond-buying program, JPMorgan Chief Economist Bruce Kasman tells CNBC.

  • Missed the Rally? Don’t Go All-In: Pros     Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 8:31 AM ET

    John Lynch, Wells Fargo Private Bank, and Mark Lehmann, JMP Securities, discuss what's likely driving the recent rally, and what they hope to hear from the Fed's Bernanke when he testifies later this morning on Capitol Hill.

  • Fed Policy: Tapering vs. Economy     Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 6:30 AM ET

    Steven Englander, Citibank's G10 FX strategy global head, discusses how curbing the Fed's current stimulus program will impact bonds and currencies.

  • Trade of the Day: Sell JPY Over JGB?     Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 5:41 AM ET

    What should investors do with equity markets at record highs? Here is a recap of trade tips from today.

  • When Should the Fed Taper Its Stimulus Program?     Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Chris Rupkey at MD and chief financial economist at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and and Tony Fratto, managing director at Hamilton Place Strategies, discuss the U.S. economy and whether the Fed should signal an end of money printing.

  • Fed Change Is Coming in Soon: Pro     Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Stewart Richardson, partner at RMG Wealth Management, tells CNBC the Fed is grappling with the potential move to an exit strategy.

  • Are Markets Getting a Free QE Lunch?     Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Blu Putnam, chief economist at CME Group, tells CNBC that there is a time delay from Fed QE with the good effects now and then all kinds of trouble on the exit strategy from 2016.

  • Nation Focused on Oklahoma     Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    NBC's Erika Gonzalez reports on the aftermath of the Oklahoma tragedy. Meanwhile Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-FL), shares his views on the IRS scandal in Washington.

  • Hilsenrath: Here’s What Bernanke Will Say Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 3:52 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Find out what The Wall Street Journal's Jon Hilsenrath thinks Bernanke will say before Congress on Wednesday.

  • The Fed & Jobs     Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 3:37 PM ET

    Investors are focusing on whether the Fed will start tapering its economic stimulus, with CNBC's Steve Liesman and Jeff Cox.

  • Dudley-Bullard: one-two dovish punch fuels rally. It's no secret most of the Street has been trying to anticipate the anticipated Fed "tapering" of bond purchases.

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