Fed Chair Janet Yellen and the release of the Beige Book reiterated central bank support for the recovering economy, helping all three major indexes finish at session highs. Markets were already up at the open, thanks to positive pre-market housing news involving single-family component numbers as well as better-than-expected earnings from Bank of America.» Read More
The Fed's Beige Book report on current economic conditions finds that overall economic activity continued to increase at a modest to moderate pace in January and early February, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
The beige book is an important indicator on the state of the U.S. economy and a critical tool for the Federal Reserve. CNBC explains.
Is the Federal Reserve ready to send a mortgage bailout proposal to the White House? James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, weighs in.
National economic activity expanded at a modest pace, according to the Fed's latest Beige Book. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports.
Insight on Beige Book data, and Federal Reserve president Jeffrey Lacker's comments, with Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group, and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the data on the health of the U.S. economy from the Fed.
Breaking down the Beige Book numbers and what it indicates for the economy and the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman and Sharon Epperson; Larry Kantor, Barclays Capital, and Rick Bensignor, Dahlman Rose & Co.
CNBC's Steve Liesman and Mary Thompson, with details on the beige book release and what it indicates about the economy and the markets.
CNBC's Steve Liesman with his takeaway on President Obama's speech today, and the latest Beige Book numbers.
CNBC's Steve Liesman with reaction to the latest Beige Book numbers.