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)» Read More
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)
Even with mortgage rates hovering near record lows, it doesn’t take much to send borrowers running for the hills.
Before investing in money markets, portfolio manager Tony Crescenzi cautions these funds are now under new pressure.
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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.
CNBC's Steve Liesman offers insight on the latest Fed survey, including the probability of a recession in the next 12 months.
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.
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.
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.