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Stocks could stay on cruise control, with auto sales as a potential catalyst, as traders watch for another new high in the Nasdaq.
The founder of Duquesne Capital Management said that the Fed risks disrupting the U.S. economy if it waits to raise interest rates.
Janus Capital's Bill Gross on Monday said the Nasdaq hitting 5,000 represents "a little bit of a bubble."
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.
Ron Insana says Congress should not be auditing the Fed. Period.
The Philadelphia Federal Reserve named University of Delaware President Patrick Harker as its new president and CEO.
U.S. consumer spending fell for a second straight month in January, as lower gasoline prices continued to weigh on receipts at service stations.
Reinhard Cluse, chief European economist at UBS, says there's a "decoupling" going on between Europe and the U.S., in terms of their monetary policies.
Mohammed El Erian, chief economic advisor at Allianz, told CNBC at the Global Financial Markets Forum that politics in Greece is becoming far more complicated. He also discussed the ECB's QE program.
Some central banks have cut interest rates into negative territory to eke out economic growth, but unintended, counterproductive outcomes may emerge.
Jonathan Pain, author of the Pain Report, says the Chinese stock market will likely see further gains ahead, but Wall Street may see potential headwinds this year.
Lutfey Siddiqi, global head of EM FX, Rates & Credit at UBS, attributes the fall in the Australian dollar on Monday to China's rate cut, which doesn't constitute an "an act of panic" by Beijing.
Wendy Liu, head of China Equity Research at Nomura, expects China's growth to bottom in the second quarter and see a pick-up in the subsequent quarter, putting full-year growth at 6.8 percent.
Chetan Ahya, chief Asia economist at Morgan Stanley, says the People's Bank of China needs to cut interest rates further because real interest rates remain "pretty high."
The Chinese central bank's second rate cut in three months is insufficient, and more easing steps are needed, say economists.
While a rise in U.S. interest rates will occur in 2015, the hike will come likely later in the year, instead of June, says Michael Hanson, senior U.S. economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research.
A weakening housing sector and exports coming under pressure are dimming China's growth prospects, says Richard Iley, chief economist for Asia at BNP Paribas.
Tai Hui, chief Asia market strategist at JP Morgan, says falling inflation and expectations for "uninspiring growth" over the past 2 months triggered the interest rate cut in China.
Hans Goetti, head of Investment Asia at Banque Internationale a Luxembourg, says the central bank's rate cut makes sense amid a slowing housing sector and data showing China in deflation.
Alaistair Chan, economist at Moody's Analytics, says China needs more rate cuts to prop up growth, likely in the form of another 50-basis-point cut in the reserve requirement ratio.