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
Discussing today's market action, with Ed Butowsky, Chapwood Investments, and CNBC's "Closing Bell" crew.
David Hale, Chairman, David Hale Global Economics says the Fed is not going to make a decision this week based on Europe and that it remains focused on US economy.
Stephen Wood, Chief Market Strategist, Russell Investments says sentiment might have turned on Europe, and there is optimism that European nations are coalescing around the idea of fiscal union.
Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter and CNBC's Ron Insana share perspective on whether central banks can save the markets with further quantitative easing.
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.
A snap CNBC survey finds the market is now looking to Fed chairman Ben Bernanke and the Fed to come in with more easing, with CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli.
Pat Dorsey, Vice Chairman, Director of Research & Strategy, The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company says equities have been going higher because of earnings, not Operation Twist.
CNBC's Steve Liesman offers insight into the debate over the Fed's next steps as Operation Twist ends, including three possible Fed decisions: more QE, Sterilized QE, or to continue Operation Twist.
Jan Hatzius, chief economist at Goldman Sachs, discusses whether QE3 could be on the table at today's FOMC minutes.
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.
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.
Watching the numbers, with William "Porter" Boggess, Monongahela Capital Management and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Washington policy makers have broken the back of the US banking system and don't even know it, analyst Dick Bove said.