Diane Swonk, Chief Economist at Mesirow Financial, says if her forecast of 185,000 for February's nonfarm payrolls comes true, the Fed may have a difficult time ahead.» Read More
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.
U.S. household net worth hit a new high in 2013, as the value of real estate and shareholdings rose and bank accounts swelled, the Fed reported.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports how the Fed is viewing housing data, U.S. debt and the state of equities right now.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss how comments by the ECB's Mario Draghi helped move bond yields higher, the impact weather will have on Friday's jobs number, and the referendum vote in Crimea.
ECB president, Mario Draghi, responds to IMF calls for the ECB to provide more stimulus.
Stepan Kubiv, governor of the Ukrainian Central Bank, says that the situation in Crimea influences risks and markets, adding that Ukraine is moving towards European integration.
A U.S. Federal Reserve policymaker who has criticized its bond-buying stimulus said the program has lasted too long and may be distorting markets.
The euro rose to its highest level since December after comments from the ECB's Mario Draghi, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
ECB president Mario Draghi says the key ECB interest rate will remain at "present or lower levels for an extended period of time" to assist the moderate recovery in the euro zone.
The European Central Bank has left its main interest rate unchanged. Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin, offers his reaction.
The European Central Bank (ECB) upped its growth forecast for 2014 on Thursday, sending the euro higher, but downgraded its outlook for inflation.
Martin Lueck, European economist at UBS, looks ahead to the European Central Bank's interest rate decision on Thursday and does not expect the central bank to cut its main interest rate.
CNBC's Julia Chatterley reports European Union leaders are gathering to discuss possible sanctions against Russia, such as arms embargo and travel bans.
Mark Hamrick, Washington bureau chief at Bankrate, comments on the U.S. economy and whether the weather only is to blame for recent poor data and says that the Fed is doing the best it can.
Volker Wieland, member of the German Council of Economic Experts, says further easing from the ECB is not required as there is no threat of serious deflation in the euro area.
Philly Fed President Charles Plosser is "very worried" about the potential for unintended consequences of the Fed's exit from its bond-buying program.
European corporates give their thoughts on what to expect from the European Central Bank's policy decision on Thursday.
Thorsten Polleit, chief economist at Degussa Goldhandel GmbH, says the euro financial system is still "vulnerable" and further easing from the European Central Bank would do "great damage" to the economy.
Peter Rosenstreich, chief FX analyst at Swissquote Bank, says a lack of action by the European Central Bank on Thursday will see the euro continue to rally.
Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC, discusses the International Monetary Fund's call for the European Central Bank (ECB) to cut interest rates or inject more liquidity into the banking system.