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Operation Twist

  • Maria's Observation: Market Won't Quit     Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 4:57 PM ET

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo says the market's rally this year makes sense, but "it's still a fragile story" that could be smashed if rates go higher. (1:55)

  • Rising Mortgage Rates Spook Housing Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 11:21 AM ET

    Even with mortgage rates hovering near record lows, it doesn’t take much to send borrowers running for the hills.

  • Crescenzi: The 'Cliff' No One Is Talking About Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 12:54 PM ET

    Before investing in money markets, portfolio manager Tony Crescenzi cautions these funds are now under new pressure.

  • How Are You Trading the Fed Meeting? Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 11:19 AM ET

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  • CNBC Fed Survey: QE & the Economy     Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 10:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports what participants of the CNBC Fed survey say about the probability of a recession, and the dangers of the looming fiscal cliff.

  • Outlook For the US Economy     Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 8:21 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman offers insight on the latest Fed survey, including the probability of a recession in the next 12 months.

  • How Will the Fed Replace Operation Twist?     Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 7:27 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the next steps for the Fed according to a CNBC survey. 88 percent of respondents said the Fed will replace Operation Twist with outright asset purchases, he says. Cliff Robbins, CEO of Blue Harbour Group, weighs in.

  • Benchmark oil prices will continue to remain in a tight range this week as the continued lack of progress on averting the U.S. "fiscal cliff" and a political crisis in Italy offset positive sentiment from data showing an improvement in China's economy.

  • Is Bernanke Out of Bullets?     Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 5:34 PM ET

    What will the Fed do next? A crucial Fed meeting starts next Tuesday. How to make money from it, with Greg Ip, The Economist, CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Bonds Supported in Asia On Fiscal Cliff, Fed Hopes Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 1:06 AM ET

    U.S. Treasuries were firm in Asia with the yield on 10-year notes near a three-week low on concerns over the fiscal cliff as well as hopes for fresh easing steps by the Fed.

  • “Operation Twist” has outlived its usefulness and should be retired, BlackRock Global Head of Fixed Income Peter Fisher told CNBC on Monday.

  • More Fed Action Needed?     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 3:13 PM ET

    Discussing the state of the U.S. markets, and whether more Fed action is necessary, with CNBC contributors Joe Lavorgna and Ron Insana, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • EU Credit Squeeze Affecting Global Trade     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 6:35 PM ET

    Gary Schlossberg, Chief Economist, Wells Capital Management says that European banks account for a disproportionate share of global trade credit, and the current credit squeeze in Europe is affecting global trade.

  • The Fed's Next Move     Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 7:41 PM ET

    Discussing the Fed's announcement to extend Operation Twist, with Richard Fisher, Dallas Federal Reserve president.

  • Stocks Seesaw After Fed Announcement     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    At noon today, stocks sank on the Fed's news to extend Operation Twist and continued a wild ride on Wall Street today. Barry Knapp, Barclays, shares his opinions.

  • CNBC's Maria Bartiromo discusses the day's top business and financial stories, and looks ahead to tomorrow's Closing Bell.

  • Fixed Income Picks Post-Fed Announcement     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 5:15 PM ET

    Bed, Bath & Beyond is down as much as 9% after hours, with the Fast Money traders; and Jason Brady, Thornburg Investments shares trading advice for fixed income investors since the Fed extended Operation Twist. CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Microsoft's new Windows 8 phone.

  • The Fed Has Spoken, Now What?     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    The Fed is extending "Operation Twist" as a way to help boost the economy, but is it enough? Lawrence Goodman, Center for Financial Stability, weighs in.

  • What Markets Want From Bernanke     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 1:10 PM ET

    Kenny Polcari, ICAP managing director, and CNBC's Brian Shactman offer insight on the stock market activity.

  • Markets Digest Fed Decision     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    Insight on the Fed decision to leave rates unchanged and continue "Operation Twist," with CNBC's Steve Liesman and Vincent Reinhart, Morgan Stanley.