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  • NEW YORK— Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer says he expects the Fed to start raising interest rates sometime this year. Once that happens, though, rates won't likely move in any predictable pattern, he added. "An increase in the target federal funds range likely will be warranted before the end of the year," Fischer said in a speech to the Economic Club of...

  • 'Immaculate tightening' a fool's errand: BlackRock Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 9:20 AM ET
    Peter Fisher, Senior Managing Director, BlackRock.

    The Federal Reserve is trying too hard to create the perfect environment for raising interest rates, BlackRock's Peter Fisher tells CNBC.

  • The Fed's priority list   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM ET
    The Fed's priority list

    CNBC's Patti Domm discusses the market's focus on inflation by analyzing the chart created by Deutsche Bank Economist Joseph LaVorgna.

  • Who's getting into the 'reflation game'?   Sunday, 22 Mar 2015 | 10:37 PM ET
    Who's getting into the 'reflation game'?

    Jonathan Wilmot, head, Macro Investments at Credit Suisse Asset Management, says the trend of reflation has started to extend to Japan and Europe.

  • Fed's Evans: Rate hike in 2016 more likely   Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 2:36 PM ET
    Fed's Evans: Rate hike in 2016 more likely

    Chicago Fed President Charles Evans gives comments on the FOMC statement. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports.

  • Santelli: Currencies gang up against greenback   Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 1:24 PM ET
    Santelli: Currencies gang up against greenback

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses pre-weekend action in the bond and currency markets.

  • ATHENS, Ga., March 20- Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart said on Friday he expects the U.S. central bank to raise interest rates at either its June, July or September policy meetings, barring a significant downturn in the U.S. economy. The lower economic forecasts issued by the Fed this week reflect mostly "transient" issues that neither...

  • Ukraine finance minister: Why we can end corruption Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 9:28 AM ET
    Natalia Yaresko, Ukraine Finance Minister

    Ukraine has never been so united in its desire to seek a European future based on transparency, Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko tells CNBC.

  • OTTAWA, March 20- Canada's annual inflation rate held at the lower end of the Bank of Canada's target range in February as it was pressured by cheaper gasoline prices, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday. That kept inflation at its lowest since November 2013. The Bank of Canada, which has a target range of 1 percent to 3 percent, expects total inflation will...

  • ACCRA, March 20- Moody's Investors Service downgraded Ghana's sovereign rating and put the country on a negative outlook to reflect an increasing debt burden, large fiscal imbalances and a sharp weakening of the cedi currency. The downgrade from by one notch to B3 from B2 comes despite an agreement with the International Monetary Fund in February for a...

  • *Gold up 1 pct for the week after hitting 4- mth low earlier Dovish Fed boosts demand for gold. SINGAPORE, March 20- Gold held recent gains to trade near a two-week high on Friday and was headed for its biggest weekly jump since January, after the Federal Reserve cautioned over its rate hike path and U.S. economic growth. "Gold still getting traction from dovishly...

  • Fed increasingly concerned: Liesman   Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 3:26 PM ET
    Fed increasingly concerned: Liesman

    Discussing whether the Fed is obsessed with market response with CNBC's Steve Liesman and Joe Lavorgna of Deutsche Bank.

  • Pimco 2015 forecast   Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 2:20 PM ET
    Pimco 2015 forecast

    Richard Clarida, PIMCO, discusses his growth projections for Pimco, the global economy, and currencies.

  • Santelli: Rubber band stretches back   Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 1:25 PM ET
    Santelli: Rubber band stretches back

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields on the day after the Fed statement.

  • Yellen is doing the right thing: Harris   Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 10:02 AM ET
    Yellen is doing the right thing: Harris

    The dollar plummeted following the Fed's move, and investors are scrambling into U.S equities. CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Ethan Harris, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, discuss.

  • More risk in euro than dollar: Pro   Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 7:10 AM ET
    More risk in euro than dollar: Pro

    Joseph Trevisani, WorldWideMarkets, weighs in on currency moves following the Fed's policy statement.

  • Fed's rate 'baby steps' could backfire: Economist Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 6:43 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at a news conference following the two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington March 18, 2015.

    The Federal Reserve is limiting its ability to deal with a crisis by taking "baby steps" to raise interest rates, Maury Harris tells CNBC.

  • BENGALURU, March 19- India's economy is in much better shape to weather tighter U.S. monetary policy than it was two years ago, according to the economics team from ICICI Securities PD, the most accurate forecasters on Indian economic data in Reuters polls last year. But tighter Fed policy won't inflict much damage this time, according to ICICI economists A....

  • Market buys time after Fed drops 'patient'   Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 6:10 AM ET
    Market buys time after Fed drops 'patient'

    Maury Harris, UBS chief U.S. economist, and Tim Ng, Clearbrook Global Advisors, provide their reaction to Janet Yellen's indication a rate hike is likely forthcoming and its impact on the markets.

  • Despite rally, trend toward weaker euro: Gartman Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 5:57 PM ET
    A one-euro coin is pictured on U.S. currency notes in Godewaersvelde, Northern France, March 13, 2015.

    The dollar plunged Wednesday, but don't expect the euro-dollar trade to "keep ripping," Dennis Gartman said.