Stephen King, chief global economist at HSBC, tells CNBC that financial markets are becoming increasingly dependent on QE as a painkilling drug.» Read More
Stephen King, chief global economist at HSBC, tells CNBC that financial markets are becoming increasingly dependent on QE as a painkilling drug.
Derek Halpenny, European head of global currency research at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, expects some lightening up of positioning on the U.S. dollar ahead of the Fed's minutes but remains positive long-term.
Roger Nightingale, Economist at RDN Associates says the global economy is in a deceleration phase but markets are being supported by the liquidity. Richard Martin, Managing Director of IMA Asia joins in the conversation.
Richard Martin, Managing Director of IMA Asia says with positive economic data out of the U.S. the Fed will certainly wind down QE at the end of the year.
Donald Yacktman, President & Co-CIO of Yacktman Asset Management, says recent M&A activity is a sign of the Fed's easy money burning holes in companies' pockets.
Mansoor Mohi-uddin, Chief Currency Strategist at UBS Investment Bank says the short yen trade is being driven by risk-seeking behaviour. He thinks USD/JPY will hit 110 this year.
Stephen Davies, CEO of Javelin Wealth Management says equities is where the real returns are for investors right now versus fixed income or cash.
Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer at Merk Investments explains why he says the biggest threat markets could be facing right now is economic growth.
Bill Smith, CEO and Senior Portfolio Manager at SAM Advisors, makes a case for keeping JPMorgan Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon's dual role at the bank.
Where are the opportunities in the market? BlackRock's president Rob Kapito discusses where investors are putting the most money in the ETF market, and the Fed's role in the market.
Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said the Fed has the appropriate level of monetary accommodation in place to let the reach "escape velocity" next year.
Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher and former Sen. Judd Gregg rail on CNBC against keeping taxpayers on the hook for the banks, but disagree on how to end the problem.
In his daily CNBC.com-only video clip, Art Cashin of UBS talks with Bob Pisani about the stock market's continued rally and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's upcoming testimony to Congress. (2:11)
Jim O'Sullivan, High Frequency Economics; and Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial, discuss the likelihood of the Fed tapering its bond-buying program anytime soon.
Whatever course it chooses, the Fed will have to grapple with the reality that while its policies have helped stocks, they've been less effective at growing the economy.
Daniel Arbess, Perella Weinberg Partners, explains why he believes the Fed's monetary policy is the only game in town for now, and reveals why he sees strong positives in housing and energy.
Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher, reveals his outlook on jobs and the U.S. economy.
Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher explains the importance of simplifying bank regulations.
Crude oil prices rose on Monday, reversing early losses to trade higher by late morning in New York as the dollar weakened.
"It's a constant evaluative process," says Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher, discussing how central bankers are able to gauge the success of its monetary policy.