The Fed


  • Fed to take longer, do less on rate hikes: Survey Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 7:02 AM ET
    The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve building in Washington.

    A CNBC Fed Survey finds that market participants expect the coming rate hike cycle to end in the fourth quarter of 2017, at 3.16 percent.

  • Fed policy front and center     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 6:14 AM ET

    Michelle Girard, RBS chief U.S. economist, and Michael Hanson, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, provide their take on interest rates ahead of Fed Chair Janet Yellen's first appearance at Jackson Hole, Wyo. The stock market is more optimistic right now while the bond market is more nervous about the longer run, says Hanson.

  • When will Fed hike rates?     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 6:14 AM ET

    Michelle Girard, RBS chief U.S. economist, and Michael Hanson, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, share their thoughts on the Fed's easy money policy.

  • 'Huge split' in US economy: Pro     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    Mark Vitner, managing director and senior economist at Wells Fargo Securities, discusses the Fed minutes ahead of their release and U.S. inflation.

  • Fed rate hike timing is 'anybody's guess': Pro     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Brian Reynolds, chief market strategist at Rosenblatt Securities, says that if U.S. inflation expectations remain low, the Fed may be able to hold off on a rate hike for longer than people think.

  • Why Yellen won't veer from dovish stance     Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 6:48 PM ET

    Steve Goldman, Managing Director at Kapstream Capital, says Fed chair Janet Yellen will want to ensure that low volatility remains in global financial markets

  • Jack Bouroudjian, Chief Investment Officer at Index Financial Partners, explains why any outcome from the Jackson Hole Symposium will result in a "buy-buy scenario."

  • Jeremy Siegel: Bull market still intact Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 4:48 PM ET

    Uber-bull Jeremy Siegel still believes the market is going to continue to climb higher, with the Dow hitting 18,000 by year-end.

  • One investor's junk (bond) another's treasure     Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 3:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Jeff Cox, and Michael Kastner, Halyard Asset Management, discuss why retail investors are steering clear of junk bonds while institutional money is buying.

  • David Rosenberg's still a bull—but he’s frustrated Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 2:45 PM ET

    Economist David Rosenberg is famous for turning from a bear to a bull. Now he's reconsidering.

  • When is bad news bad news?     Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 2:09 PM ET

    Previewing the Fed's annual meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, with Russ Koesterich, Blackrock.

  • Cashin says: We're not invulnerable     Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss resistance levels and the day's market activity.

  • Be patient for a US dollar rally: Expert     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 10:48 PM ET

    Jesper Bargmann, Head of Trading, Asia at Nordea Markets, says the U.S. dollar will not see any meaningful rally before the fourth quarter as long as the Fed remains dovish.

  • Mohammed Apabhai, Head of Asia Pacific Trading Strategies at Citi, says the provision of liquidity from central banks plays a more important role in determining market movements.

  • What traders are looking for in Tuesday's econ data Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 6:34 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Markets have been on inflation watch, particularly for wage inflation, because a hotter pace may affect Federal Reserve policy.

  • Bulls charge toward S&P 500 even with red flags Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 2:14 PM ET
    Traders at an options pit at the CBOE Chicago Board Options Exchange

    Barring a fresh geopolitical jolt, the S&P 500 is back on course to take aim at the psychological 2,000 level.

  • CNBC's Mary Thompson and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the signals from stocks, commodities and the 10-year U.S. Treasury, which tell us about investor sentiment regarding geopolitical events.

  • What traders expect from the Fed this week Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 11:26 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Here's what traders will be looking for from Yellen & Co. this week at Jackson Hole, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.

  • Fed's point of view     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    Insight to the Federal Reserve's view of economic data, with Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, and Lindsey Piegza, Sterne Agee chief economist. Piegza says the Fed's actions are justifiable.

  • Think first rate hike mid-2015: Pro     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 6:37 AM ET

    Discussing trends in economic data, and when the Fed will lift interest rates, with Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery Scott CIO, and Dean Zayed, Brookstone co-founder and CEO.

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