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  • 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.

  • Santelli: Somewhat treading water  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Why European easing could disappoint the gold bugs Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 11:08 AM ET

    Investors often think of stimulative central bank policies as boosters for gold. But the ECB move could put a damper on the yellow metal.

  • Cooperation in Washington DOA? Not so fast Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 10:36 AM ET
    Speaker of the House John Boehner (R) listens to President Barack Obama deliver the State of the Union address on January 20, 2015 in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.

    Many pundits have written off cooperation between Obama and the GOP-controlled Congress. But not so fast, says Scott Paul.

  • It's downhill for US after Saudi king dies: Experts Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 1:38 PM ET

    The Saudis ultimately want higher oil prices, Again Capital partner John Kilduff tells CNBC after the death of King Abdullah.

  • Will ECB QE spur American-style growth?  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 4:50 AM ET

    At Davos, Christian Clausen, CEO of Nordea, discusses whether quantitative easing in Europe will feed into the real economy.

  • Greece will keep the euro  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 4:05 AM ET

    At Davos, Benoît Coeuré, executive board member of the European Central Bank, says that if the euro zone country want the ECB to buy their bonds, they need a European and IMF program.

  • 'Neither will win' from Greek election: Pro  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 10:45 PM ET

    Colin Chapman, President at Australian Institute of International Affairs in New South Wales, discusses his outlook for Greece as the nation heads into a general election that could determine whether it stays in the euro zone.

  • ECB QE wows markets, but will it be sustainable?  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 10:12 PM ET

    Christoph Rieger, Head of Rates and Credit Research at Commerzbank, is skeptical that Europe's economy will benefit from quantitative easing in the long run.

  • Why 'Super Mario' Draghi can't save Europe on his own  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 9:19 PM ET

    The quantitative easing program singals ECB's promise to do whatever it takes to revive Europe and also hints at politicians to carry on reforms, Stephen Davies, CEO of Javelin Wealth Management.

  • More rate cuts to come in India?  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 8:40 PM ET

    Arundhati Bhattacharya , Chairperson of State Bank of India, believes that the Reserve Bank of India's unscheduled rate cut last week signals the start of an easing cycle.

  • Estimating QE's impact in Europe  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 7:10 PM ET

    Khiem Do, Head of Asian Multi-Asset at Baring Asset Management, discusses the effectiveness of quantitative easing in Europe and what the massive stimulus package means for Asia.

  • Open-ended ECB QE has a 'wow' factor: StanChart  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 6:31 PM ET

    Sarah Hewin, Head of Macro Research for Europe at Standard Chartered, says the fact that the European Central Bank left its bond-buying program open-ended is a big boost for the economy.

  • Global equities jolted by 'open-ended' European QE  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 6:15 PM ET

    Peter Boockvar, Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group, attributes the buoyant market reaction to how the European Central Bank left its bond-buying program open-ended.

  • China central bank desperate amid capital outflows Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 6:51 PM ET

    Sustained capital outflows is blunting the PBOC's traditional monetary policy tools, leading the bank to adopt different tactics.

  • Brazil risks recession as central bank bucks trend Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 6:49 PM ET

    Brazilian President Rousseff's crusade to win back investor confidence has raised prospects of another recession in Latin America's biggest economy.

  • Euro could touch 110 by end of Q1: Citi  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 5:52 PM ET

    Richard Cochinos, Head of Americas G-10 FX Strategy at Citi, expects the euro to hit 110 against the greenback by end-March as the European Central Bank continues its dovish path amid a strengthening U.S. dollar.

  • ECB bond plan paints 'mixed picture': Pro  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 5:34 PM ET

    While quantitative easing can buy time for policymakers, it won't be able to solve structural issues that are plaguing Europe, says Adolfo Laurenti, MD & Deputy Chief Economist of Mesirow Financial.

  • 'Draghi initiated another bubble': Strategist  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 5:19 PM ET

    Robert Pavlik, Chief Market Strategist at Boston Private Wealth, calls the European Central Bank's massive stimulus package a "false start" and explains why he is staying away from European stocks.

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