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  • Fed Doves Say Relax--Inflation Not a Threat Yet Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 11:13 AM ET

    As grumbles about inflation risk grow louder, several Fed doves spoke out over the weekend, saying everyone relax -- we should watch inflation but it's not a huge risk just yet.

  • Bernanke: Still Tough for Lower-Income Communities Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 3:17 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Fed Bernanke says despite the nation's improving economy, the recession has deepened the plight of many lower-income communities particularly for young people and minorities.

  • Sell the Winners, Buy the Laggards: Pro     Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    The FMHR pros set-up the best plays for next week. And, Thomas Digenan, UBS Global Asset Management, explains why he thinks it's a good time to cash in on gains, and consider adding some lagging sector plays.

  • 90 Seconds with Art Cashin: Whiff of Deflation     Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the down day and says watch to see if the "buy the dip" crowd comes in at the end of the day. At the same time, deflation could be moving in. Cashin thinks developments in Cyprus and the meeting of finance ministers in Dublin helped spur the deflationary winds.

  • Fed's Rosengren: US Growth Better Than Expected Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 12:58 PM ET
    Eric Rosengren

    A top Federal Reserve official on Friday defended the central bank's dual mandate of full employment and price stability, but also said he's optimistic the economy is gathering strength.

  • Cashin: Saddle Up! I Heard This at the Bars     Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 11:07 AM ET

    Arthur Cashin, UBS Financial Services, explains why he believes there's a strong sense of deflation entering the economy.

  • Rosengren: This Is Not the Time to Change     Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 10:46 AM ET

    In a wide-ranging interview with CNBC's Steve Liesman, Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren talks about the labor market and the timing of winding down quantitative easing.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the latest remarks made by the Boston Fed president about the effectiveness of the Federal Reserve policies.

  • Stocks recovered from their lows but still finished slightly lower Friday, weighed by a batch of disappointing economic reports and a day after the Dow and S&P 500 posted record highs.

  • Bulging Budget Bothers Market Master     Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 8:40 AM ET

    John Taylor, Hoover Institution senior fellow, explains why he's concerned President Obama's budget doesn't try to balance the budget, and may include additional taxes.

  • Financial Literacy: Investing in Asia     Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 7:50 AM ET

    Stephen Roach, Yale University senior fellow, shares his thoughts on how China's changing economic model will impact Asian markets and the U.S. economy.

  • 'Let's Hope the Fed's Got It Right': Expert     Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 7:06 AM ET

    Stephen Roach, Yale University senior fellow, discusses how the Fed is facilitating the government's fiscal financing by buying up a 'big chunk of the deficit."

  • Markets Soar Into Spring Sprouting New Highs     Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 6:26 AM ET

    Scott Shellady, Trean; John Buckingham, AFAM chief portfolio manager; and Lee Partridge, Salient Partners CIO, share their views on what's driving stocks to record levels and weigh in on whether investors should take profits at this point or let it ride.

  • Futures Fall After Retail Sales, Bank Earnings Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 8:52 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures extended their losses Friday, a day after the Dow and S&P 500 closed at fresh highs, following a weaker-than-expected retail sales report and dragged by financials.

  • US Market Valuations Not Dependent on Fed     Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 12:10 AM ET

    Ric Spooner, Chief Market Analyst at CMC Markets, says the Fed tapering its easing won't have a major impact on U.S. market valuations.

  • The Heat Is On: All Eyes on Big Bank Earnings Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 7:16 PM ET

    Traders will be watching two consumer reports and earnings from JPMorgan and Wells Fargo Friday morning. Will it be a blowout quarter or a bust?

  • Does the Fed Hate Pimco and Bank of America? Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 2:32 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Why were the world's largest bond fund and the nation's second largest bank left off the email distribution that prematurely sent out Fed minutes this week?

  • Three Regional Bank Plays Ahead of Earnings: Pro     Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 12:51 PM ET

    Some regional banks have been quietly outperforming their bigger peers, says Craig Siegenthaler, Credit Suisse.

  • Top Rip Van Winkle Trades     Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    The play on another record-setting day on Wall Street, with the FMHR traders. Jeremy Siegel, Wharton School professor of finance, explains why the Dow will likely hit 16,000 by the end of the year. Also, the mortgage stocks are in the green, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • Cashin: Where’s the Frenzy?     Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss what is likely pushing the markets to "quiet" record levels.

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