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  • Want inflation? Check the Bacon Cheeseburger Index Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 1:59 PM ET
    Bacon Cheeseburger

    While the Bacon Cheeseburger Index is intended as lighthearted look at economic conditions, for the Fed inflation is serious business.

  • Santelli: Fed won't remove punch bowl   Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 1:21 PM ET
    Santelli: Fed won't remove punch bowl

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Q2 should be better, 3% plus growth: Pro   Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 10:03 AM ET
    Q2 should be better, 3% plus growth: Pro

    Darrell Cronk, Wells Fargo, and Ethan Harris, BofA Merrill Lynch, give their perspective on the market's outlook.

  • How markets are calling Fed's bluff: Ex-Fed gov Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 9:03 AM ET
    Kevin Warsh, former Federal Reserve Governor

    "This is a very dangerous development," with the tail wagging the dog, former Fed Gov. Kevin Warsh tells CNBC.

  • ISTANBUL, March 31- Turkey's economy grew a better-than-expected 2.9 percent last year but still fell short of a government target, data showed on Tuesday, a sign the central bank could face more political pressure for a rate cut before June's general election. "The central bank was already under attack from the government when Turkey was growing at a faster clip,"...

  • Euro zone deflation eases in March   Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 5:00 AM ET
    Euro zone deflation eases in March

    Deflation in the euro zone eased in March, flash figures have revealed. CNBC's Carolin Roth discusses the data.

  • FOREX-Euro heads for worst quarter on record Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 3:43 AM ET

    LONDON, March 31- The euro fell against the dollar on Tuesday, leaving the single currency on track for its worst quarter ever as investors bet on an increasingly divergent monetary policy outlook between the euro zone and the United States. Its losses have been driven by the European Central Bank's launch of a 1.1 trillion euro quantitative easing programme...

  • Should you worry about India's shadow banking?   Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 11:44 PM ET
    Should you worry about India's shadow banking?

    Compared to China, India's shadow banks aren't that much of a concern, Thomas Byrne, senior vice president and regional credit officer for Asia and Middle East, Moody's Sovereign Risk Group.

  • Santelli: Dollar doing well   Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 1:25 PM ET
    Santelli: Dollar doing well

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest in currencies.

  • Euro zone deflation top risk for world ratings: Fitch Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 10:37 AM ET
    Price reductions in Berlin, Germany

    Deflation in the euro zone is a bigger risk to credit ratings across the world than the fall in the price of oil, Fitch Ratings reported Monday.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, March 27- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled that the U.S. central bank will likely start raising borrowing costs later this year, even before inflation and wages have returned to health, but emphasized the return to normal interest rates will be gradual. The Fed has held short-term borrowing costs near zero since December...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 27- The U.S. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said that after the first rate increase a further, gradual tightening in monetary policy will likely be warranted. "With continued improvement in economic conditions, an increase in the target range for that rate may well be warranted later this year," Yellen said in prepared remarks at a monetary policy...

  • Santelli: Euro continues to hold   Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 1:26 PM ET
    Santelli: Euro continues to hold

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Santelli Exchange: Markets & monetary policy   Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 10:43 AM ET
    Santelli Exchange: Markets & monetary policy

    CNBC's Rick Santelli, and Peter Boockvar of The Lindsey Group, discuss Friday's GDP data and what it suggests about the economy. Also Boockvar weighs in on the ECB's drive for inflation.

  • SAO PAULO/ BRASILIA, March 27- Brazil's economy grew a slightly better-than-expected 0.1 percent in 2014, but sliding investment and government spending set the stage for what most observers expect will be a painful recession this year. Last year's modest expansion, as published by the government statistics agency on Friday, was still the worst performance...

  • BRASILIA, March 26- Brazil's central bank signaled on Thursday it will continue to raise interest rates as it expects inflation to remain too high next year despite a contracting economy. "Although we have seen some progress in the stabilization of inflation expectations for 2016, we still don't consider that to be enough," central bank director Luiz Awazu...

  • Treasury auctions 7-year notes   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 1:24 PM ET
    Treasury auctions 7-year notes

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields after the Treasury auctioned 7-year notes.

  • Russian minister predicts new interest rate cut Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 12:33 PM ET

    MOSCOW— Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukaev says that the country's central bank could cut interest rates next month as the economy stabilizes. The Bank of Russia raised its key interest rate sharply to 17 percent in December when the ruble crashed to record lows against the dollar, but has since cut it for two months in succession as the...

  • Fed Lockhart: Rate hike may come after midyear Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 8:55 AM ET
    Dennis Lockhart, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

    Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart also tells CNBC that first-quarter economic growth is very soft.

  • Santelli: Euro not giving up   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 1:24 PM ET
    Santelli: Euro not giving up

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields after the Treasury auctioned off 5-year notes.