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  • Santelli: No symmetry today  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Chicago trader: Short market on CEO's remark Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    A comment from an influential CEO is causing Chicago trader Jeff Kilburg to short the market.

  • EU: No direct financial risk yet  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Ewen Cameron Watt, chief investment strategist at BlackRock Investment Institute, explains why he doesn't think contagion is likely when it comes to Greece.

  • Fed to keep rates on hold for longer?  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 5:00 AM ET

    Lindsey Piegza, chief economist at Sterne Agee, says that she expects the U.S. Federal Reserve to keep rates on hold for longer.

  • The 'hot potato' euro that no one wants  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 4:00 AM ET

    Discussing quantitative easing, Gerry Fowler, global head of equity and derivative strategy at BNP Paribas, explains why he thinks the euro is like a "hot potato" - no one wants to hold them for too long.

  • Picking up the pieces from the ECB’s QE Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 1:38 AM ET
    Mario Draghi, head of the European Central Bank, arrives to speak to journalists after a meeting of the ECB's governing board on Jan. 22, 2015 in Frankfurt.

    Following confirmation of a large-scale bond-buying program in Europe last week, the thinking is that if the ECB will be buying, so will we.

  • Euro's rebound will be short-lived: StanChart  Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 9:46 PM ET

    Callum Henderson, Global Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered, says the euro is consolidating and adopting a "wait and see attitude" after last week's steep declines.

  • Tracking the rise of volatility  Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 9:19 PM ET

    Jeff Carbone, Founder and Senior Partner at Cornerstone Financial Partners, says the divergence in central bank policies will likely fuel more volatility in financial markets.

  • Why Denmark won’t ‘pull a Switzerland’ Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 5:44 PM ET
    A Danish two krone coin

    After Switzerland's surprise move to unpeg its franc, speculators are eyeing Denmark's currency peg, but the Danes likely won't follow suit, analysts say.

  • Santelli: Not going anywhere quickly  Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 1:37 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Guggenheim's Minerd: ECB QE will work if rates fall Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 1:47 PM ET
    Scott Minerd of Guggenheim Investment Management

    Scott Minerd of Guggenheim Partners thinks quantitative easing in Europe could work, but not for the reason you might think.

  • Greek vote results were 'hardly surprising'  Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 4:10 AM ET

    Discussing the Greek elections, David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies International, says he's "hardly surprised" by the election results.

  • Is the euro the Charlie Brown of currencies? Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 11:35 PM ET

    The euro may be the Charlie Brown of currencies. Like the comic character, it's under a cloud of negatives, with analysts tipping further downside.

  • Tracking the rise of economic nationalism  Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 7:13 PM ET

    As exemplified by the Swiss National Bank, individual countries are taking precautionary measures to avoid being impacted by global monetary policies, says Jimmy Koh, Economic-Treasury Research, UOB.

  • Keep up the good work, World Bank chief tells Modi Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 1:09 PM ET
    Jim Yong Kim, president of World Bank Group.

    Jim Yong Kim said at the World Economic Forum on Saturday that India's new prime minister is making "extremely promising" reforms.

  • Relax—it's all under control, officials tell Davos Saturday, 24 Jan 2015 | 11:11 AM ET
    Haruhiko Kuroda

    Global policymakers and businessmen ended Davos optimistically, citing the effects of low oil prices and aggressive monetary policy in Europe.

  • 4 ways to play the currency wars Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 6:54 PM ET
    People queue outside a currency exchange office in Geneva, January 16, 2015.

    "Fast Money" traders looked at plays in exchange-traded funds that would yield gains with choppy currencies.

  • Euro, dollar to hit parity by 2016: Economist Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 4:36 PM ET

    Forces will push the euro to parity with the dollar as the euro zone looks to break through a period of sluggish growth, an analyst said.

  • The week that was: QE & the ECB  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 3:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories. Stocks ended the week positive. Europe instituted a bond-buying boost. And is McDonald's poised for a comeback?

  • Are we in a currency war?  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 2:30 PM ET

    Central banks around the world are digging in for a protracted fight over currencies. CNBC asked experts what do to in the event of a full-blown currency war.

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