Barry Dixon, head of research at Davy, says that any signs of a Fed stimulus tapering will trigger an equity pull-back, but that the underlying economy is not strong enough right now.» Read More
Barry Dixon, head of research at Davy, says that any signs of a Fed stimulus tapering will trigger an equity pull-back, but that the underlying economy is not strong enough right now.
The ECB recently set up a task force with the European Investment Bank to assess ways to unblock lending to small- and medium-sized businesses, including promoting a market for ABS based on loans for smaller firms.
Dennis Gartman, founder and editor of The Gartman Letter, says tapering is still up for debate following Bernanke's Congress address and adds that as the underlying economy gets stronger, capital will come out of the equity market.
Greg Matwejev, Director, FX Hedge Fund Sales and Trading at Newedge says that the U.S. dollar will be the trade of the year.
Tim Leach, CIO at U.S. Bank Wealth Management Group & Ian Bremmer, President, Eurasia Group discuss what the impact of Fed pulling the plug on QE might be on the US equities.
It was a volatile trading day on Wall Street after the FOMC Minutes were released, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton. Discussing the impact from QE on the markets, with Art Hogan, Lazard Capital Markets; Austan Goolsbee, Chicago Booth School of Business; and Mark Olson, Treliant Risk Advisors.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer dissects the Fed Minutes, saying any person or institution with money is being force-fed equities and this is the reason for amazing returns.
Sen. Rand Paul, U.S. Senator (R-KY), weighs in on the Fed minutes today and his proposed "Audit the Fed" bill last month.
Traders chase both sides of Fed debate. Is this a signature day for the markets? Not clear yet.
Discussing whether today's move is a signal for what's ahead for the markets, with Mark Spellman, Value Line Funds, and Stephanie Link, TheStreet.
Jim Murren, chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, weighs in on the firm's expansion plans in the U.S. and Macau, China.
Crude dropped on Wednesday, after data showing a surprise jump in U.S. gasoline stockpiles sparked worries that summer demand could be weaker than expected.
Home sales were essentially flat in April; the big news came in inventory, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
'A number of participants' on the FOMC this month favored slowing the Fed's efforts to maintain record-low long-term interest rates as early as summer.
Find out why the Hamptons could be giving us a clue about the stock market's next move.
Matthew Cheslock, Virtu Financial, shares his view on the trading day.
If it sounds like Fed Chair Ben Bernanke is dancing in his testimony, it's because he is doing rhetorical figure eights in trying to signal where the Fed is going.
Peter Costa, Empire Executions, doesn't think the Fed is going to "do anything different," after listening to Ben Bernanke's testimony today on Capitol Hill.
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CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on Fed Chairman Ben Benanke's testimony today at a Joint Economic Committee hearing on the economic outlook.