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  • Santelli: Dollar/yen running wild     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Federal Reserve takes enforcement against Santander Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    Bank of Santander Headquarters

    The Fed took an enforcement against Santander, saying the bank should not pay out dividends without prior written approval.

  • Cashin says: The Alibaba effect?     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the day's strong open. Investors may be selling to raise cash for the Alibaba IPO, he says.

  • European markets closes higher     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:26 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on Thursday's trading session as exchanges close higher on Fed relief, and the Swiss National Bank declares it is "determined" to cap the rise in the Swiss franc.

  • Is the TLTRO disappointing?     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Marc Ostwald, strategist at ADM Investor Services, comments on the ECB's cheap loan program and says that doing anything before the asset quality review "was always going to be a problem".

  • Feldstein's FOMC reaction     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 10:44 AM ET

    Martin Feldstein, Harvard University professor, provides his take on the Fed's policy objectives, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Good day for financials     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    Big banks are getting a boost by Janet Yellen's interest rate comments, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • Cashin: Friday will be enormously crazy     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    Art Cashin of UBS assesses the extent of the Alibaba effect in the stock market, and thinks Friday's open and close will be amazing as quarterly options expire and Alibaba's IPO takes place.

  • Factoring the Fed effect     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 10:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman rounds up Thursday's economic data, including lower than estimated August housing starts at 956,000, as well as the market's reaction to the Fed's rate decision

  • The Fed's hard choices: Time to pay up Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 8:58 AM ET
    U.S. Federal Reserve Board chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference in Washington September 17, 2014.

    The Fed avoided a more severe recession but its choices aren't without consequences. It's time to pay up, says Michael Farr.

  • Interpreting Fed's signals     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 8:33 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, and BlackRock's Jeffrey Rosenberg, discuss whether the Fed is sending mixed messages to the markets.

  • Factoring Fed effect     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman does the math on the Fed's policy statement on Wednesday. And BlackRock's Jeffrey Rosenberg, weighs in.

  • Fed keeps rates low, but brace for the inevitable Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 7:47 AM ET

    Record-low interest rates will be around for at least a few more months, the Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday. Enjoy easy money while it lasts.

  • Real interest rates must go higher: Expert     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    BlackRock's Jeffrey Rosenberg provides his takeaways from the Fed's policy meeting. The Fed is moving towards normalization, says Rosenberg.

  • FOMC offered no real surprises: Pro     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 7:07 AM ET

    Larry Kantor, Barclays, and Vincent Reinhart, Morgan Stanley, discuss Fed policy and when investors can expect to see more tightening.

  • ECB doles out cheap loans to banks, fuels QE hopes Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:37 AM ET
    A euro logo next to the headquarters of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt.

    The ECB doled out 82.6 billion euros ($106.3 billion) in cheap loans to banks on Thursday, and released details of a new rotation system for its Governing Council.

  • Investor 'don't get' Alibaba: Pro     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:13 AM ET

    Richard Steinberg, Steinberg Global Asset Management, explains why he is not buying shares of Alibaba right now.

  • Reading Fed's tea leaves     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:10 AM ET

    Maury Harris, UBS chief U.S. economist, and Richard Steinberg, Steinberg Global Asset Management, weigh in on low interest rates and the Fed's exit strategy.

  • Why stocks and bonds see Fed outlook differently Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:03 AM ET
    Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

    Bonds sold off as traders read the Fed's new rate forecasts as slightly more aggressive, but dovish comments from Yellen and the Fed statement drove stocks up.

  • Fed statement: 'All really annoying'?     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Dan Greenhaus, chief global strategist at BTIG, says that the Fed should remove the "considerable time" language in October and guide markets towards a rate hike next year.

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