The Fed


  • Investors too complacent on rates: Fed's George Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 8:53 AM ET
    "I don't want us to be behind the curve," KC Fed President Esther George says.

    Fed interest rate hikes may not be as far off as investors believe, Kansas City Fed President Esther George told CNBC.

  • Fed's future path: Esther George     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman talks to Kansas City Fed President Esther George about market complacency and the future of interest rates.

  • Fed behind the curve, has too much clout: Survey Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 7:01 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee July 15, 2014 in Washington.

    The Federal Reserve has too much influence on capital markets and is seen as behind the curve when it comes to rates, according to a new survey.

  • Markets eye rates ahead of Jackson Hole     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:37 AM ET

    Don Luskin, TrendMacro, and Dan Veru, Palisade Capital Management, share their views on when they expect to see interest rates rise and its likely impact on the markets.

  • How to trade the dollar on 'split' FOMC     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 5:20 AM ET

    Jens Nordvig, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Nomura, discusses the outlook for the U.S. dollar as the FOMC seems to be increasingly "split".

  • 'Completely new reaction' to Fed minutes: Pro     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, explains how the reaction following the release of the latest FOMC minutes - which were "more hawkish than expected" - was "completely new".

  • Expect a hawkish Yellen at Jackson Hole: Pro     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 10:14 PM ET

    Scott Nations, Chief Investment Officer & President at NationsShares, explains why Fed chair Janet Yellen will likely start "setting the table for rate hikes" at the annual Jackson Hole Symposium.

  • Expect these messages from Yellen: Nomura     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 8:07 PM ET

    Rob Subbaraman, Chief Economist, Asia ex-Japan, Nomura, expects Fed chair Yellen to affirm that any possibility of a rate hike will be data dependent and also put out a mixed message on the U.S. labor market.

  • Awash with cash, world economies take turn for worse Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 7:57 PM ET

    In a world preoccupied by crises, the global economy has taken something of a back seat. But there are signs it is in trouble despite being awash with cash from low interest rates.

  • Will Yellen stay dovish at Jackson Hole?     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 6:15 PM ET

    Ben Lichtenstein, President & Founder at Traders Audio, discusses his expectations for Fed chair Yellen's speech at the Jackson Hole Symposium and how that will move markets.

  • Fed surprises with hawkish tone, but will Yellen? Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 6:33 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve in Washington, D.C.

    Markets are awaiting a more hawkish tone from the Fed, but maybe not from Yellen when she addresses the Jackson Hole symposium.

  • El-Erian: Fed minutes more hawkish than expected Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 5:17 PM ET
    Mohamed El-Erian

    If wages improve in the next few jobs reports, then the Fed may change its view on raising interest rates, Mohamed El-Erian said.

  • JPM's Michele: Perfect environment     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 4:26 PM ET

    Robert Michele, JPMorgan Asset Management CIO of global fixed income, says the tremendous amount of liquidity is creating asset price inflation. Michele also urges investors to watch the Federal Reserve.

  • El-Erian: M&A done to squash competition     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 3:24 PM ET

    Allianz chief economic adviser Mohamed El-Erian, discusses the role of mergers and acquisitions in the keeping equity levels elevated.

  • El-Erian: Minutes more hawkish than expected     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 3:21 PM ET

    Allianz chief economic adviser Mohamed El-Erian, says every indicator the Fed looks at has improved faster than they expected and the labor market has noticeably moved closer to what is viewed as normal.

  • Is the Fed too hawkish?: Insana Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 2:34 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Bank Chair Janet Yellen.

    The latest Fed minutes suggest a rate increase sooner than later but there are a few factors to consider since the last Fed meeting, says Ron Insana.

  • Market reads Fed hawkish     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 2:13 PM ET

    Insight to the market's reaction to the Fed minutes, with John Canally, LPL Financial economist and vp.

  • When the Fed moves on rates     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 2:07 PM ET

    Reacting to the Fed's minutes, and whether it's time to think about a rate hike in spring, with JPMorgan Chase International Chairman Jacob Frankel.

  • Freaky Fed stat     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 2:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan outlines data which shows the S&P 500 has gained exactly the same amount in a specific time period between February and August this year as last year.

  • Fed minutes: Debate over timing of rate hikes     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 2:00 PM ET
    Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve, arrives to a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the Fed minutes reveal insight into the debate at the Federal Reserve over the timing of raising interest rates.

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