Central Banks


  • Cashin says: Be wary of the Ebola effect     Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu and Art Cashin of UBS discuss the down day. Be wary of rumormongers, he says.

  • ECB to become more aggressive?     Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, says the ECB will have to take a more "aggressive" approach going forward as demand for credit remains weak and spare capacity is "very significant".

  • Ray Dalio: Why the Fed is right about rates     Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio explains why he agrees with Fed chair Janet Yellen's decision to wait until the U.S. sees more inflation before raising interest rates.

  • Fed caution about rate hike right move: Ray Dalio Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 9:55 AM ET
    Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates

    Ray Dalio, founder of the world's biggest hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, says the Fed should wait for inflation signs before hiking interest rates.

  • Why the Fed is unlikely to tighten soon     Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Brian Reynolds, chief market strategist at Rosenblatt Securities, discusses the threat of deflation and says that with U.S. inflation expectations "plunging", it's difficult to see how the Fed "can tighten".

  • The dollar dropped from six-year highs against the yen on Wednesday, weighed down by a fall in U.S. Treasury debt yields.

  • ECB should overstep its mandate: Pro     Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Lothar Mentel, CIO at Tatton Investment Management, argues that the ECB needs to overstep its mandate and that it should also buy troubled assets.

  • Draghi pushes ECB to accept Greek, Cypriot loans Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 1:25 AM ET

    Mario Draghi is to push the ECB to buy bundles of Greek and Cypriot bank loans with "junk" ratings, the Financial Times reports.

  • Why this October could be a turning point for markets Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 9:19 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York.

    October could have a long list of market demons to contend with—from the shift in U.S. monetary policy to geopolitical issues that include Hong Kong.

  • Cashin: 'Happy talk' ahead of jobs data Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 3:27 PM ET
    Art Cashin

    Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services says Wall Street is ratcheting up expectations for Friday's jobs report

  • Cashin says: 'Happy talk' about jobs Friday     Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss Europe's close and how it impacted the US markets. Consumer confidence was a bit disappointing, but Cashin says traders are more focused on Friday's payroll data.

  • US data angst grows as payroll report looms Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 10:19 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Many strategists seem nervous that economic data going forward will come in lower than expected. Thus far, those fears seem well-founded.

  • Revisiting the Lehman Bros bailout that never was Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 6:42 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke

    For the first time, Fed officials have offered an account that differs significantly from the versions that, for many, have hardened into history.

  • Stock bulls like chances for strong 2014 finish Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 6:08 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Odds are the stock market will have a pretty good fourth quarter after it begins on Wednesday, but it's almost certain to be a volatile one.

  • Dollar index pares gains, rouble hits all time low Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    The dollar index briefly trimmed its earlier gains on Tuesday after weaker-than-expected home price data in July raised doubts about the U.S. economy.

  • India central bank warns on inflation, holds rates Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:34 AM ET
    Raghuram Rajan, governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

    India's central bank kept its key policy repo rate unchanged at 8.0 percent on Tuesday, as widely expected, while expressing concerns about risks to its target to bring consumer inflation down to 6 percent by January 2016.

  • Piraeus Bank optimistic about stress tests Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:08 AM ET

    The CEO of Piraeus Bank is optimistic about the results of the European Central Bank's (ECB) review into banks' balance sheets.

  • When will the RBI raise interest rates?     Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 11:45 PM ET

    Jahangir Aziz, Head of EM Asia Economic Research at JP Morgan, says the Reserve Bank of India is unlikely to raise interest rates on Tuesday, but could make a move in the first quarter of 2015.

  • Rahul Chadha, Co-Chief Investment Officer at Mirae Asset Global Investments, expects the Reserve Bank of India to hold interest rates unchanged as it keeps an eye on currency stability.

  • Fourth quarter should be good for stocks Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 5:51 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Odds are the stock market will have a pretty good fourth quarter after it begins on Wednesday, but it's almost certain to be a volatile one.

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