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  • CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • More jobs being posted, but wages aren't budging Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    Truck driving is one of the jobs most in demand, but employers are having trouble finding drivers to hire.

    It's beginning to look like the job market is back. Getting a raise? Not so much.

  • Stocks may fall 10%, if Fed loses Street cred: Pro Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 10:51 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during a press conference with Janet Yellen.

    The Fed is risking its credibility among investors by refusing to consider a sooner interest rate hike, hedge fund manager David Gerstenhaber tells CNBC.

  • Mr. Fix It: US needs Reagan-style overhaul Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 8:53 AM ET
    Ronald Reagan in a 1965 TV episode of "Death Valley Days."

    It feels like the malaise of the Jimmy Carter presidency and the nation needs Ronald Reagan-type reform, says turnaround expert Steve Miller.

  • TOKYO, July 11- Japanese Economics Minister Akira Amari warned that it would be premature for the Bank of Japan to consider an exit strategy from its massive stimulus program, voicing hope instead for further monetary easing if achievement of its inflation goal falls behind schedule.

  • Santelli: Average demand for 30-year auction     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • UK economy 'going like a train': Pro     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 6:06 AM ET

    Ruth Lea, economic advisor at Arbuthnot Banking Group, says the economy is "going like a train" and the Bank of England should raise rates soon.

  • *Bank of Korea cuts GDP, CPI forecasts; recovery seen on track. As expected, the Bank of Korea left its policy interest rate unchanged at 2.50 percent for the 14th straight month and trimmed its economic forecasts to reflect recent softness, but its governor maintained the view that Asia's fourth-largest economy was still on a recovery track.

  • *Trade surplus $31.6 bln vs $35 bln forecast. BEIJING, July 10- China's trade performance improved in June but still missed market forecasts, reinforcing expectations that Beijing will have to unveil more stimulus measures to stabilise the economy and meet its 2014 growth target.

  • Ex-Obama advisor sees sooner Fed rate hike Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 11:36 AM ET
    Alan Krueger, Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University.

    But the former chairman of Obama's Council of Economic Advisers insists the central bank is not yet behind the curve on interest rates based on recent economic and jobs data.

  • Is Fed 'behind the curve' on inflation?     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    Alan Krueger, Princeton economics professor, and Jeffrey Rosenberg, BlackRock chief investment strategist, disagree whether the Federal Reserve is "behind the curve" on inflation. Rosenberg explains why inflation concerns are causing the markets to be on edge.

  • European Central Bank executive board member Peter Praet, says there is no risk of deflation in the euro zone, but the economy remains "fragile".

  • Copper prices hovered near their highest in almost five months, while aluminium matched a 13- month top. Three-month zinc was the strongest performer on the London Metal Exchange, climbing 1.1 percent to $2,308 a tonne by 1001 GMT, approaching a three-year high of $2,318.50 touched on Tuesday.

  • *Board meets July 14-15, decision seen July 15 0330-0500 GMT. TOKYO, July 9- The Bank of Japan may trim its economic growth forecast for the current year next week, sources familiar with its thinking said, reflecting soft exports and a bigger-than-expected slump in household spending after a sales tax hike in April.

  • Food prices keeping China CPI low: Economist     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 12:22 AM ET

    Yifan Hu, Head of Research & Chief Economist at Haitong International Securities, identifies factors behind low inflation and explains why the outlook for wholesale prices remains weak.

  • BEIJING, July 9- China's consumer prices rose 2.3 percent in June from a year earlier while producer prices fell 1.1 percent, official data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Wednesday, largely in line with market expectations.

  • Medha Samant, Investment Director of Asian Equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, discusses China's consumer inflation and wholesale prices for the month of June.

  • *Fed buys $1.07 billion of Treasuries due 2036-2044. NEW YORK, July 8- U.S. "The weak wage component offset the stronger-than-expected headlines, so there's nothing to set off the Fed for an earlier rate hike," said Charles Retzky, director of futures sales at Mizuho Securities USA in Chicago.

  • Constructive pullback: Pro     Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 3:50 PM ET

    Discussing the run-up to Dow 17,000 and today's market selloff, with Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial chief market strategist, and Terry Dolan, Benjamin & Jerold Brokerage CEO.

  • Fed's Kocherlakota: Inflation data likely temporary Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 3:42 PM ET
    Narayana Kocherlakota, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, speaks in St. Paul, Minnesota, Feb. 16, 2010.

    President of the Minneapolis Fed does not expect the "rapid" drop in US unemployment to be sustained in coming months.