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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.

  • 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.

  • Maria's Market Insight: Fed Extends Operation Twist  Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 5:59 PM ET

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

  • 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.

  • Tradeventure: Fed to Announce QE3?  Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    In anticipation of the Fed meeting tomorrow, the Fast Money traders discuss which of three scenarios is most likely to happen.

  • Stocks Gain On Hopes Fed Will Act  Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 3:09 PM ET

    Discussing today's market action, with Ed Butowsky, Chapwood Investments, and CNBC's "Closing Bell" crew.

  • Can Bernanke & the Fed Save the Day?  Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 5:07 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders and Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, discuss the ongoing weakness in the markets and whether further QE from the Fed could help.

  • QE3 Still on the Table?  Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | 10:45 AM ET

    Jan Hatzius, chief economist at Goldman Sachs, discusses whether QE3 could be on the table at today's FOMC minutes.

  • Can Q2 Beat Q1's Gains?  Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 4:04 PM ET

    Weighing in on where the markets are headed in the next quarter, with Jeff Kleintop, LPL Financial chief market strategist, and Tim Leach, U.S. Bancorp Wealth Mgmt. chief investment officer.

  • I'd Rate Bernanke a 9 Out of 10 for Job: Bill Gross Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012 | 3:47 PM ET
    Bernanke Testifies to Congress on U.S. Monetary Policy

    It's not often you hear the head of the world's largest bond fund compliment the Fed for doing a good job — particularly when interest rates are near zero. But Pimco's Bill Gross had high marks for Fed Chief Ben Bernanke.