The Fed


  • Here's the key for global markets: UBS CIO Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 4:08 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference at the Federal Reserve in Washington.

    Geopolitics, the euro zone, China—they're all factors for the market. But here's the most important one, says UBS investment chief Simon Smiles.

  • CNBC's Dominic Chu and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss Fed Chair Janet Yellen's comments at Jackson Hole, and what investors should focus on going into the weekend.

  • Moving parts in Europe's economy     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 2:32 PM ET

    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi spoke out at Jackson Hole, about the economic picture in Europe. Patricia Edwards, U.S. Bank, and Mike Ryan, UBS, provide perspective.

  • Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB).

    Draghi, in remarks for the Jackson Hole economic policy conference, also said recent data confirmed the euro area was still uniformly weak.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on comments made by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi at Jackson Hole.

  • Key takeaway from Yellen     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:08 PM ET

    The best places to put your money after Fed Chair Janet Yellen's comments at Jackson Hole, with David Donabedian, Atlantic Trust CIO, and Jonathan Brodsky, Advisory Research.

  • Mellow protesters at Jackson Hole     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman says there are about 10-15 protesters at Jackson Hole for the first time. They are here to argue the Fed should not raise rates anytime soon. CNBC contributor Ron Insana, weighs in.

  • The rate debate     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman and CNBC contributor Ron Insana, share their opinions on Fed policy.

  • Fed's Lockhart: Looking for more months of data Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 12:08 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks during an interview in New York.

    The Fed should wait several more months to make sure the economy is on track, said Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Dennis Lockhart.

  • Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart, discusses employment data, and whether the Fed is behind the curve. He thinks the conditions for a rate liftoff come together about mid-2015.

  • Dennis Lockhart, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

    Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart, is not concerned about an inflation rate getting out of hand, and discusses his concern for a potential spillover from financial markets into the broad economy.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman speaks to Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart about current economic data, and his predictions for interest rate liftoff.

  • Yellen's approach soothes doves, encourages hawks Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 11:45 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, right, arrives for a dinner during the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium at the Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park near Jackson, Wyo. Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen managed to appease doves but gave slight encouragement to hawks in her much anticipated Jackson Hole speech.

  • James Stewart of The New York Times, shares his thoughts on Janet Yellen's policy speech. Stewart says when the Fed does raise rates it's going to be slow and gradual.

  • Bob McTeer: Productivity pitiful     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 10:14 AM ET

    Discussing when the Fed should raise rates, and the significance of the Fed's structural versus cyclical debate, with former Dallas Fed President Robert McTeer. McTeer says Janet Yellen needs to put more emphasis on what's happening to productivity.

  • Fed positioning for next phase: Pro     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    Discussing monetary policy and Janet Yellen's comments coming out of Jackson Hole, with David Spika, The Westwood Funds senior vice president, and Andrew Burkly, Oppenheimer managing director.

  • Yellen speech not definitive: Liesman     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 10:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman shares his view on Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech at Jackson Hole. Liesman says Yellen seems to have moved more to the center on the labor slack issue.

  • Janet Yellen: Economy closer to Fed objective     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen.

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, provides highlights from Janet Yellen's speech at Jackson Hole. Fed Chair Yellen said the FOMC is now questioning the degree of remaining slack left in the labor market and the timing of rate hikes.

  • Market too consensually bullish: Strategist     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 9:04 AM ET

    Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets chief investment strategist, and Stuart Hoffman, PNC Financial Services chief economist, discuss Fed policy and if markets are too stretched.

  • Pimco's global plays     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 8:35 AM ET

    Pimco's Virginie Maisonneuve reveals where she is seeing investment opportunities around the world. The U.S. is ahead of the curve, says Maisonneuve.

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