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Stocks weakened and bonds sold off after the Fed surprised Wall Street with a slightly more hawkish tone that suggested it may be more aggressive with rate hikes.
Investors should focus on the Fed's rate destination over when those hikes will occur, Pimco's Scott Mather told CNBC.
Ron Insana disagrees with the Fed's assessment on inflation. Here's why.
This is a comparison of today's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on September 17.
The Fed ended its quantitative easing program on Wednesday, and if there's any humor in such a thing, the world of 'Finance Twitter' found it.
The Fed ended QE3 on Wednesday, calling time on a program that once bought $85 billion a month in mortgage bonds and Treasurys.
The central bank had been buying Treasurys and mortgage-backed securities as part of a program that swelled its balance sheet past $4.5 trillion.
While Wall Street certainly expects the Fed to announce the historic final taper on Wednesday, the real action for investors may lie in the fine print.
While interest rates remain historically low, Main Street business owners largely are on the fence about accessing capital to generate growth and add jobs.
The Federal Reserve is expected to announce the end of its last round of quantitative easing, a move that markets have anticipated for nine months.
Here are three things the Fed should say in its statement this week, says Michael Farr.
As the Federal Reserve prepares to exit QE, it faces a thorny dilemma with a market that is not buying what the central bank is selling.
A month of worrisome headlines has markets believing in a more dovish Federal Reserve, according to the latest CNBC Fed Survey.
Despite Ebola and overseas unrest, all eyes will be on the Fed this week in an attempt to determine how actively it plans to backstop the recovery.
Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services says that if oil falls back below $80 it could put pressure on stocks.
Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services said earnings, global manufacturing data, higher oil prices and eased terror concerns jolt stocks.
Activist investor Carl Icahn revealed he is betting against the high-yield market, and that he is worried about the Fed's effect on stocks.
The S&P sectors leading the market rebound are the same groups that led the decline: Materials, energy and industrials.
Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services says oil above $82 is supportive of the market, helping major averages recover from last week's whipsaw action.
The market is much calmer this week amid expectations of a more dovish Fed, stabilization in oil prices and easing Ebola concerns.
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