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Central banks in Europe, the United States and Japan have no need to rush to exit the ultra-easy monetary policies they have put in place to spur growth, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said.
President Obama tried to rally public opinion against a government shutdown, with CNBC's John Harwood; and Steve Liesman shares highlights from his interviews with Fed officials at Jackson Hole. CNBC's Dominic Chu; Don Luskin, Trend Macro; and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, discuss.
The Fed should concentrate its monetary stimulus on mortgage asset purchases, according to a new study released on Friday, and ditch Treasury bond buys.
New home sales are down 13.4 percent in July, plunging to the lowest rate in 9 months. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the primary catalyst is higher mortgage rates.
Investors are hanging on every word out of the Fed. CNBC Contributor Abigail Doolittle says she thinks all this taper talk is "smoke and mirrors."
Gold rose 1.9 percent on Friday, nearing $1,400 an ounce, as a big drop in US new home sales renewed hopes that the Fed will maintain its bond-buying economic stimulus.
CNBC's Steve Liesman talks with Charles Bean, Bank of England deputy governor, about whether quantitative easing works; the usefulness of forward guidance, and why QE is impacting global currencies.
Michael Jarman, chief market strategist at H2O Markets, says central banks "have done it perfectly", but that markets now need to focus on macro data rather, than on central banks' actions.
The top minds in the economy are in Jackson Hole this week talking about the future of the economy. CNBC's Steve Liesman talks with John Williams, San Francisco Federal Reserve president, about the future of interest rates, tapering and the outlook on the economy.
John Manley, Wells Fargo Funds Management, shares his thoughts on how to address some of the technical issues that occur when executing trades at the exchanges, so investors can participate in a smooth transaction.
CNBC's Kelly Evans, Jim Cramer and Carl Quintanilla discuss the idea that glitches like yesterday's Nasdaq mess don't seem to happen at the NYSE. And it could be because of the human factor.
John Williams, President & CEO, San Francisco Federal Reserve, says he believes Chairman Bernanke laid out a reasonable approach regarding the conditions for taper and the data seems to agree. The decision to taper, Williams says, will be based on the data.
Two regional Fed presidents expressed different views Friday about whether September would be the right time to begin to scale back the central bank's massive bond purchases.
CNBC's Steve Liesman talks to St. Louis Fed President James Bullard about the economic data, whether he feels there's been an improvement in the labor market, and if improved data means the taper could start sooner.
Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart discusses monetary policy with CNBC's Steve Liesman. "I'm confident of a moderate growth path," he said, "but we'll have to watch it very carefully."
CNBC's Carolin Roth reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a mixed day on the markets. The euro/dollar was essentially flat and the dollar rebounded against the yen.
Andrew Sheets, chief European credit strategist at Morgan Stanley, tells CNBC that the performance of European markets will come down to what happens in the periphery rather than Fed tapering.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on the fiery debate over who might replace Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke. Liesman shares his take on whether Tim Geithner or Donald Kohn are contenders or not.
The Fed's easy-money policies have boosted U.S. manufacturers but requires less fiscal and regulatory restraint from Washington, a top Fed official said on Thursday.
Gold rose on Thursday as bullish Chinese manufacturing data boosted the nation's inflation-hedge appeal.
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