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  • Santelli: Bearishness in 5-year sector     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 1:32 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields ahead of Wednesday's Fed announcement.

  • Santelli Exchange: 5-Year in control     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli says the 5-Year Treasury is in control right now, and explains the key level to watch ahead of the Fed announcement Wednesday.

  • CNBC's Mary Thompson and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss what's likely driving the Nasdaq lower as technology shares slide in advance of Alibaba's public debut. Also Cashin shares his thoughts on the Fed's meeting later this week. It will make or break where we are going in bonds, says Cashin.

  • Santelli Exchange: Tracking fund flows     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    Tracking Alibaba's IPO, CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Charles Biderman, TrimTabs Investment Research, about Alibaba's effect on equity prices, and money leaving the bond market and entering U.S. equity ETFs.

  • Can Super Mario buff up this tarnished asset class? Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 9:38 AM ET
    ECB President Mario Draghi

    After being blamed for the subprime mortgage crisis, will the ECB’s new bond-buying program rejuvenate the much-maligned asset-backed security?

  • Fed expectations     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    Drew Matus, UBS deputy chief economist, shares his thoughts on what he expects to hear from the Fed following this week's policy meeting.

  • Rate hikes on the way?     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 8:02 AM ET

    The Federal Reserve could hike interest rates sooner rather than later, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Investors 'desperate' not to lose money: Pro     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 6:13 AM ET

    Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets, and Paul Donovan, UBS, provide their read on the overall attitude of investors towards the markets.

  • ‘Temporary’ dollar pullback if Fed stays dovish Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 5:34 AM ET

    The U.S. dollar is poised for its 10th weekly gain, reflecting expectations that the Fed may hint at a rate hike, a CNBC survey reveals.

  • 'Language' is next step in Fed's policy: Pro     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Andrew Burkly, head of institutional portfolio strategy at Oppenheimer & Co., discusses U.S. monetary policy ahead of the FOMC meeting and discusses the OECD's global growth forecast downgrade.

  • Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann says he is "skeptical" about the European Central Bank's purchases of asset-backed securities as it transfers risks to the taxpayers.

  • David Mann, Regional Head of Research at Standard Chartered Bank, says the prospect of an independent Scotland poses a greater threat to markets than the FOMC meeting.

  • BofA adjusts rate hike expectations     Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 4:10 PM ET

    Ethan Harris, Bank of America Merrill Lynch co-head of global economic research, says the economy is looking very good. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective onto when the Fed will raise interest rates.

  • Art Cashin: Higher bond yields, lower oil weigh Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 3:28 PM ET
    Art Cashin

    Art Cashin of UBS explains issues for stocks: Higher bond yields, falling commodity prices and next week's Fed meeting.

  • Fed taps Fischer to lead new stability committee Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 3:21 PM ET
    Stanley Fischer.

    Also on the committee are Fed Governors Lael Brainard and Daniel Tarullo, according to the Fed.

  • Wall Street changing rates view Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 2:06 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The Federal Reserve is increasingly expected to send a more hawkish message when it meets next week.

  • Negative yield threat forces BlackRock's hand Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 2:05 PM ET

    BlackRock joined other firms in tweaking its rulebook after encountering the threat of negative yields.

  • Fed haters wrong?     Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 12:25 PM ET

    Discussing whether the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing policy is doing more harm than good, with Joe Weisenthal, Business Insider executive editor, and Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital CEO.

  • Don't dismiss the threat of a Scotland 'yes' vote Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 12:18 PM ET
    Pro-union (R) and pro-independence (L) campaigners jostle for space during a rally by Scotland's Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in Glasgow, Scotland, on September 12, 2014, ahead of the referendum on Scotland's independence.

    Financial markets would be foolish to dismiss the very real threat of a "yes" vote in Scotland, says UBS's Bill O'Neill.

  • Cashin says: Europe drags Dow down     Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss retail sales and movement in 10-year yields. A downspike in Europe dragged the Dow down with it, he says.

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