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  • 100 years at the Fed     Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 7:46 AM ET

    Charles Calomiris of Columbia Business School takes a look at the past 100 years at the Federal Reserve and shares his thoughts on its future. Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Richmond Fed, weighs in.

  • Airbus CEO coaxes ECB to go ‘further’ Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 7:13 AM ET
    Airbus A350

    Airbus CEO Fabrice Bregier hopes the European Central Bank (ECB) will advance its efforts to support the region's economy in 2014, he told CNBC.

  • Taper decision was 'slam dunk': Fed's Lacker     Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 7:03 AM ET

    Jeffrey Lacker, Richmond Federal Reserve president, shares his thoughts on Fed policy and the economic outlook for 2014. Bernanke's leaving had nothing to do with the Fed's taper decision, says Lacker.

  • Why America needs big banks: Dick Bove Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    The US government is killing big banks and another disaster awaits if we keep on this path, says bank analyst Richard X. Bove.

  • Apple and China Mobile strike deal     Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 6:16 AM ET

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon has the details on the long awaited agreement between Apple and China Mobile. The iPhone will be arriving in China in January. People see the iPhone as a status symbol, Yoon reports.

  • CNBC's Carolin Roth reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as positive economic data from the U.S. continues to buoy investor sentiment.

  • Where are the opportunities in US markets?     Sunday, 22 Dec 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Laura Fitzsimmons, Vice President, Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank, discusses the potential of more upside for U.S. equities once the Fed begins to taper stimulus.

  • Optimistic about equities for 2014: Pro     Sunday, 22 Dec 2013 | 5:10 PM ET

    Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth explains his bullish call for equities and his cautionary stance for bonds going into 2014.

  • Wealth effect impact to stocks     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 4:01 PM ET

    Discussing current market conditions, and the recovery for the rich, with Dennis Gartman of The Gartman Letter; CNBC's Robert Frank and Mary Thompson; and Andrew Stoltman of Stoltman Law Offices.

  • Fed's Rosengren speaks out on lone taper dissent Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 3:52 PM ET
    Eric Rosengren, Boston Federal Reserve president

    A Fed official says the U.S. central bank's decision to taper was premature given existing high unemployment and low inflation rates.

  • Yields at high end of range draw buyers Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 4:26 PM ET
    A trader signals an offer in a Treasury note options pit at the CME Group in Chicago.

    Longer-dated Treasurys rose in price as yields near the upper end of their recent range drew buyers and the market adjusted to Fed's tapering.

  • Power Lunch's #1 story of the year     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 1:35 PM ET

    The "Power Lunch" crew reflect on the twists and turns in the monetary policy story in 2013, and its impact on the stock market.

  • Santelli's Midday Bond Report     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Let the post-taper forex trading begin! Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 12:01 PM ET

    One effect of the Fed's scaling back its bond-buying program: a stronger dollar. The bullish calls are already heating up.

  • Cashin says: Santa Claus rally 'in full swing'     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss what's moving today markets. With the S&P 500 crossing the 1,820 mark, theoretically that should give the market "legs for a couple of weeks," adds Cashin.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli and former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez, discuss the taper's effect on energy, and comments on the new immigration system.

  • Gold settles up but heads for serious annual loss Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 2:52 PM ET

    Gold settled higher on Friday, after an early dip to a six-month low, but is still on track for its largest annual loss in 32 years.

  • On the march to 20,000 Dow: Pro     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 10:08 AM ET

    Neil Hennessy, Hennessy Funds portfolio manager & CIO, and Barry Knapp, Barclays head of U.S. equity portfolio strategy, discuss how the market is trading despite its immediate reaction to the taper.

  • Cramer: Bernanke did a job good     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 9:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer and Scott Wapner discuss the growth of the U.S. economy and how the Fed's decision is influencing consumer spending.

  • Margaret Kelly, RE/MAX CEO, shares her thoughts about rising interest rates and its likely impact on the housing sector. Builders are very confident in the recovery after the 22 percent jump in housing starts, says Kelly.

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