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  • Threat of rising rates     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:14 PM ET

    The U.S. economy grew 4 percent in the second quarter. CNBC's Steve Liesman and Paul Richards, UBS, discuss how this data potentially changes the conversation at the Federal Reserve in regards to rates.

  • Cashin says real 'divergence' in the market     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss Wednesday's lackluster trading action despite a sizzling Q2 GDP number and ahead of the Fed's interest rate decision.

  • Santelli Exchange: Fed reform     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Rep. Bill Huizenga, (R-Mich.), discuss today's GDP data and his new Fed reform bill that addresses transparency and accountability in the Federal Reserve.

  • Global unrest—helping the economy? Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:41 AM ET
    Pro-Russian armed militants stand guard at a barricade which faces a position manned by Ukrainian army soldiers near the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk, Donetsk region, on May 23, 2014.

    All of the conflict and unrest in the world is troubling, but the silver lining is that it may actually be helping the economy, says Ross Gerber.

  • Argentine banks to offer to buy debt: Report Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    Protesters, holding a mock vulture, rally against layoffs in front of the factory of U.S. automotive supplier Lear on the outskirts of Buenos Aires July 30, 2014. The protesters were also demonstrating against holdout investors locked in a legal battle with Argentina that could trigger a debt default by the country this week.

    Argentine banks are expected to offer to buy debt owned by holdout investors suing country in a bid to avert default, a banking executive said.

  • Strong second quarter sparks rate-hike talk Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    A stunning acceleration in second quarter growth and a jump in inflation triggered a new round of speculation that the Fed will have to speed up plans to hike rates.

  • Why bond market is at risk     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    Discussing today's big jump in GDP growth and how it will impact the equity and bond markets, with Ethan Harris, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research.

  • GDP growth here to stay?     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, breaks down the first Q2 reading for GDP which came in above forecasts with 4 percent growth and discusses what effect it will have on Fed policy.

  • Cramer: Economy defying expectations     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 9:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses today's better-than-expected GDP report and the state of the U.S. economy.

  • Don't fight the Fed, facts or flows: Expert     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    Michael Ryan, UBS, and Stephen Sachs, Proshares, share their perspective on market valuations and the quality of second quarter earnings.

  • Fed to hike rates in second half of 2015: Pro     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Katie Koch, head of global portfolio solutions international at Goldman Sachs, says the Fed is likely to start hiking rates in the second half of 2015.

  • Don't expect any surprises from the Fed: Pro     Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 6:50 PM ET

    Steve Goldman, Managing Director of Kapstream Capital, says it's clear that the Fed's goal is to end quantitative easing in October and start raising interest rates next year.

  • Fed may revise US growth forecast: Expert     Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 6:24 PM ET

    Hugh Johnson, Chairman & Chief Investment Officer at Hugh Johnson Advisors, expects the Fed to upgrade its assessment of the U.S. economy and explains what that means for interest rates.

  • Peter Schiff: Gold could surge this week Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 4:48 PM ET

    Peter Schiff says two catalysts this week could send gold prices higher.

  • Fed’s easing will lead to inflation: Economist Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 3:13 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

    Federal Reserve's easing and lack exit from quantitative easing will end badly, economist Bob Brusca told CNBC.

  • Fed Survey: Fed's monetary experiment     Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 2:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the findings from CNBC's Fed Survey about how some believe the Federal Reserve's monetary policy exit will end.

  • Fed's exit to end well? Two pros debate     Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 1:39 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman speaks to Bob Brusca, Fact and Opinion Economics, and John Lonski, Moody's Capital Markets Research, about how the Federal Reserve's monetary policy will end.

  • Santelli: Historic yields     Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 1:34 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields, and the 5-year note auction.

  • CNBC Survey: GDP forecast down     Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the findings from a CNBC survey on U.S. economic growth forecasts, and the biggest threats to the economy.

  • US is the new Switzerland: Insana Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:51 PM ET

    Amid all the conflict and unrest in the world, the US is increasingly a haven for the world's money, says Ron Insana.

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