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  • Prospect of more ECB stimulus lifts European shares Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 12:14 PM ET

    *Euro STOXX 50 closes up 2.2 pct at 3,165.47 points. LONDON, Aug 25- European shares rose on Monday, as prospects of new stimulus measures from the European Central Bank enabled the region's stock markets to shrug off weak German data and the resignation of the French government.

  • FOREX-Dollar climbs as euro struggles near 1-year low Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 10:14 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Aug 25- The dollar rose on Monday as the euro dropped on weak German economic data and comments by European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi raised market expectations of quantitative easing in the euro zone.

  • Dangers of Fed's way-too-low rates: Reagan adviser Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 9:22 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen.

    Artificially low interest rates are luring investors into taking risks they wouldn't otherwise, said Martin Feldstein, former Reagan adviser.

  • *Euro STOXX 50 up 0.9 pct. LONDON, Aug 25- European shares rose on Monday, as prospects of new stimulus measures from the European Central Bank enabled the region's stock markets to shrug off weak German data and the resignation of the French government.

  • Survey: Economists say Fed is on 'the right track' Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 12:02 AM ET

    NEW YORK— A majority of economists believe the Federal Reserve is doing the right things to help repair the U.S. economy, according to a survey released Monday by the National Association of Business Economists.

  • ROME, Aug 24- The euro zone's growing fears of deflation will be stirred again on Friday when preliminary consumer price data for August is issued, with signs the European Central Bank could be looking at bolder steps to help the region's stagnant economy.

  • Higher rates not bad for economy: Fed's Bullard Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 12:07 PM ET
    James Bullard, president of the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank.

    Bullard also tells CNBC he's sticking with his prediction that the Fed should start hiking interest rates late in the first quarter of 2015.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 22- U.S. Treasury prices slid modestly on Friday with investors caught between the cautious message over labor markets from Fed Chair Janet Yellen and geopolitical risks from Ukraine crisis that is hampering euro zone economic growth.

  • Santelli: The Fed's power     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:32 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Santelli: 10-Year Treasury thrashing around     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 1:26 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:23 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Janet Yellen has won credit for guiding the Federal Reserve's first six months of transition from the Ben Bernanke era. Bernanke's Fed had steered the economy through a deep crisis by slashing interest rates and restoring confidence in banks.

  • 'Huge split' in US economy: Pro     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    Mark Vitner, managing director and senior economist at Wells Fargo Securities, discusses the Fed minutes ahead of their release and U.S. inflation.

  • BoE minutes: Will anyone vote for a rate hike?     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    Ross Walker, senior U.K. economist at Royal Bank of Scotland, Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, and Richard Kelly, head of European rates at TD Securities, discuss what to expect from the Bank of England's minutes.

  • Santelli: Dollar index benefits     Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • *Home Depot climbs after earnings, outlook. NEW YORK, Aug 19- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, after solid earnings from Home Depot and supportive economic data on inflation and the housing market.

  • *Home Depot climbs after earnings, outlook. NEW YORK, Aug 19- U.S. stocks were poised for a higher open on Tuesday, putting the S&P 500 on track for a second straight day of gains, after solid earnings from Home Depot and supportive economic data on inflation and the housing market.

  • FOREX-Sterling, kiwi slide, jury out on dollar rally Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 7:21 AM ET

    *Data also points to softer outlook for New Zealand dollar. WARSAW, Aug 19- Sterling and the New Zealand dollar were the main losers on major currency markets on Tuesday, hit respectively by a bigger than expected fall in inflation and lower government forecasts for growth.

  • What traders are looking for in Tuesday's econ data Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 6:34 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Markets have been on inflation watch, particularly for wage inflation, because a hotter pace may affect Federal Reserve policy.