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  • Fed hawks and doves start to sound more alike Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 4:42 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Bank Chair Janet Yellen delivers her opening remarks to the Joint Economic Committee during a hearing entitled "The Economic Outlook," on Capitol Hill, May 7, 2014.

    Fed hawks and doves have a lot more in common than they used to—an improving labor market.

  • Rate hikes not bad for stocks: Portfolio manager Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 4:24 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Rate hikes aren't necessarily bad for stocks, but will pop the bond bubble, two portfolio managers said.

  • Charles Plosser, Philadelphia Federal Reserve president, says it is not very wise to make wages the centerpiece for economic policy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman and Kelly Evans.

  • Plosser: Risk rates may need to rise 'very quickly' Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 4:18 PM ET
    Charles Plosser, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

    Charles Plosser reiterated his dissent to the Federal Reserve's "risky" current policy.

  • Charles Plosser, Philadelphia Federal Reserve president, discusses interest rates, with CNBC's Steve Liesman. Plosser is concerned with the lack of reaction to changing data.

  • Fed will recede in importance to market: Bob Doll Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 3:45 PM ET
    Bob Doll, chief equity strategist, Nuveen Asset Management.

    Once macroeconomic issues improve, the Fed will become less important to the stock market, said Bob Doll.

  • The 5 best Wall Street movie villains Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 2:44 PM ET
    Michael Douglas as Gordon Gekko in the 1987 Oliver Stone film, "Wall Street."

    Here are the five best Wall Street movie villains of all time—and what they'd say about Yellen and the Fed if they were at Jackson Hole this week.

  • Where you give up the most to afford a house Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 2:21 PM ET
    A man waters the lawn in front of his house in Monterey Park, Los Angeles County.

    Zillow has a new report out showing the least affordable cities for housing, based on how much of your income you give up to buy a new house.

  • Markets over Fed fears?     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 2:02 PM ET

    Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, would rather be a seller than a buyer in the short term. Bob Doll, Nuveen Asset Management, provides perspective on when the Fed might begin to raise rates.

  • If rates go higher ...     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    How to play stocks if and when interest rates go higher, with George Young, Villere Balanced Fund, and Brian Lazorishak, Chase Mid-cap Growth Fund.

  • When will rate hikes begin?     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    As the Fed heads gather for Jackson Hole, CNBC's Steve Liesman asked Kansas City Fed President Esther George and San Francisco Fed President John Williams, about the economic picture.

  • Watch Cashin: Stocks will 'continue to flow higher' Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 12:59 PM ET
    Art Cashin

    Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services tells CNBC's Dominic Chu why stocks continue to show strength even as the S&P hits record highs.

  • Fed's Williams: Summer 2015 rate hike 'reasonable' Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 12:45 PM ET
    John Williams, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

    San Francisco Fed President Williams said hiking the benchmark interest rate in 2015 is a "reasonable guess" based on the current economic progress.

  • Japan has fallen victim to the Keynesian scam Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 12:24 PM ET
    Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe.

    The Japanese economy has fallen victim to the scam called Keynesian economics. The US should take heed, says Michael Pento.

  • Santelli Exchange: Fed analysis     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the negative wrap technical analysis is getting from Fed officials.

  • Cashin says thin markets allow for big moves     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss what's likely driving the markets to session highs ahead of Yellen's speech on Friday in Jackson Hole.

  • Fed's Williams: Far from full employment     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 11:37 AM ET

    San Francisco Federal Reserve president John Williams, discusses concerns over excesses in markets created by interest rates that are too low. Williams says they have not seen a convincing of uptick in wage growth.

  • Is the Fed's strategy damaging?     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Finn Kydland, professor of economics at the University of California and 2004 Nobel Prize Laureate, discusses monetary policy and says the Fed's recent behavior raises questions.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman speaks to San Francisco Federal Reserve president John Williams, about the argument for raising interest rates sooner-than-later. Williams says he is seeing improvement across a broad set of economic indicators.

  • Santelli Exchange: Structural vs. cyclical     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli, and Jeffrey Snider, Alhambra Investment Partners, discuss how to reconcile the structural and cyclical issues facing the Federal Reserve.

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