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  • Forget the State of the Union, focus on the Fed Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 12:31 PM ET
    President Barack Obama and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.

    The president may get attention, but the economic action this week will take place in the confines of the Fed, POLITICO's Ben White says.

  • Cashin says: Yen rally could hurt carry trade     Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    The 10-year yield and U.S. dollar are virtually motionless, and the equity market still shows signs it is interested in reducing risk, says Art Cashin of UBS, talking with CNBC's Mary Thompson about today's market action. We would be in deeper trouble if it weren't for Caterpillar adding many points to the Dow, adds Cashin.

  • Fed prepared for emerging markets: Liesman     Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 11:16 AM ET

    Discussing the Fed's course of action for its bond buying program, with Jon Hilsenrath, Wall Street Journal chief economics correspondent. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight.

  • Expectations for the Fed     Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 11:14 AM ET

    In advance of tomorrow's Federal Reserve meeting, CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses if recent market volatility will influence the Fed's tapering policy.

  • Managing the wealthy's money     Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    "Make sure you're focused on where your goals are," says Kamesh Nagarajan, Morgan Stanley portfolio manager, discussing how he advises his wealthy clientele and where he is positioning their cash.

  • Pay attention to Draghi's bazooka: Santelli     Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman, discuss what's likely moving Monday's markets, including talk of the Fed's tapering and interest rates in Europe.

  • Jeremy Siegel, Wharton finance professor, and Peter Boockvar, The Lindsey Group, share their thoughts on what's ailing the markets. People are now beginning to realize 2014 is potentially the end of QE, says Boockvar.

  • Fed taper to continue in earnest: Expert     Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 7:36 AM ET

    Benjamin Mandel, Citi economist, and Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute director of economic policy, discuss how Fed policy is impacting emerging markets.

  • Bernanke's swan song preview     Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 7:32 AM ET

    A look at the upcoming Fed policy meeting later this week, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • If people were really concerned they'd be flooding to the dollar, says Joseph Trevisani, Chief Market Strategist at Worldwide Markets, discussing the recent sell-off in global markets.

  • Michael Purves, Weeden & Co.; Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates; and Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets, discuss what's likely driving the global market sell-off.

  • Single biggest risk is China: Expert     Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 6:23 AM ET

    Is a 'herd mentality" driving market lower? Marc Chandler, Brown Brothers Harriman, and Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, discuss what's driving global currencies lower and its impact on emerging markets. A lot of it is psychologically driven, explains Schlossberg.

  • Global markets see red     Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 6:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as emerging market fears continue to weigh on equities.

  • Investors have to make choices: Pro     Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Rob Cox, global editor at Reuters Breakingviews, says that with the Fed tapering, investors have to be a lot more selective.

  • Ed Dempsey, Chief Investment Officer, Pension Partners and Tony Nash, Vice President, IHS, discuss what is in focus ahead of expectations that the Fed will taper further this week.

  • What the Fed will mean for markets this week Sunday, 26 Jan 2014 | 5:00 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen

    Will the Fed announce further tapering—and what will that mean for the market?

  • Traders anxious ahead of pivotal week on Wall St. Sunday, 26 Jan 2014 | 3:01 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Traders are bracing for another rough ride in markets this week, as the emerging markets continue to shakeout and the Fed is expected to announce another round of cuts to its easing program.

  • Cashin: Why Friday's close was particularly ugly Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 4:51 PM ET
    Art Cashin

    Art Cashin of UBS talks with "Closing Bell" about how traders' currency fears contributed to the Dow closing at the day's lows with a 318 point drop.

  • Will the Fed 'un-taper'?     Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 3:33 PM ET

    Discussing if the market correction could trigger the Fed to reverse direction on tapering, with Greg Ip, The Economist U.S. economics editor; and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli.

  • How much blame does China deserve?     Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 3:10 PM ET

    The reduction in the Chinese PMI was minuscule, it's a financial issue not a fundamental growth issue, says John Rutledge, SAFANAD chief investment strategist, with John Spallanzani, GFI Group director of institutional sales & trading, discussing how decelerating economic growth in China is weighing on the U.S. markets.

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