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  • Golden age of private equity?     Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 6:53 AM ET

    Erik Hirsch, Hamilton Lane Advisors chief investment officer, shares his thoughts on why the private equity environment provides investors advantages during a time of market uncertainty.

  • In tune with market technicals     Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 6:17 AM ET

    Chris Johnson, JK Investment Group, discusses why he is seeing a "technically tired market," which could set up a buying opportunity for investors in October.

  • Global markets: Europe stocks lower     Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 6:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Karen Tso reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as the looming showdown over U.S. government debt and Italy's growing political crisis weighed on investor sentiment.

  • Italy in crisis as Letta struggles to secure budget Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 5:00 AM ET
    New Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta

    Italy's coalition government appeared increasingly fragile after premier Enrico Letta struggled to secure a package of spending and tax measures

  • This is the man hedge funds back as Fed chief Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 5:12 AM ET

    Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Geithner shouldn't be ruled out as a candidate for the next Fed chairman, according to delegates hedge fund event.

  • Reasons to hold off on taper     Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 12:10 AM ET

    Roger Nightingale, Economist and Strategist at RDN Associates says U.S. growth is not good enough for the Fed to start tapering.

  • US fiscal tightening is premature: S&P     Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, Standard and Poor's Ratings Services thinks fiscal tightening by Washington is premature and will subtract from the U.S. growth momentum. He says the U.S. fiscal problem is a longer term one.

  • Fed decision is a message to the markets: Pro     Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    Erik Ristuben, Chief Investment Strategist at Russell Investments, says the Federal Reserve's decision not to taper its stimulus means it wants to protect the long end of the curve and keep current mortgage rates at current levels.

  • Odds are rising for strong employment: Pro     Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 4:02 PM ET

    Discussing the likelihood of the Fed beginning to taper its bond purchases before Fed Chair Bernanke leaves, with Heather Hughes, SunAmerica; Greg Ip, The Economist; and CNBC's Amanda Drury.

  • Why October will be good for bonds: Pro Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 3:45 PM ET

    Stocks weren't the only surprise in September. The real shocker was the surprise performance in bonds.

  • Top Fed official: Keep QE to battle unemployment Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 2:31 PM ET
    Narayana Kocherlakota

    A top Fed official said the need to bring down unemployment outweighed inflation concerns from the central bank's bond-buying stimulus program

  • Santelli's Midday Bond Report     Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Brace for 'Octaper' or buy stock dips?     Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 12:17 PM ET

    Despite a couple of headwinds for the market, the outlook for equities is positive, Bessemer Trust CIO Rebecca Patterson says.

  • Gold settles lower; jobs data reheats Fed worries Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 2:36 PM ET

    Gold settled under $1,325 on Thursday, as the dollar held firm after weekly jobless claims data showed an improving U.S. labor market.

  • CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the possibility of a government shutdown. This is a chess game, he says. People aren't working for the ultimate end, but rather, to gain an advantage.

  • Political pressure mounts in Italy     Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 11:39 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Andy Brenner, National Alliance Securities, about his concerns about Italian debt, the Fed taper, and whether the government is being unfair to JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon.

  • Bundesbank: We're against OMTs     Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    Joachim Nagel, member of the executive board at Deutsche Bundesbank, explains why the Bundesbank is against the use of OMT by the European Central Bank.

  • CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including better-than-expected Q3 results for retailer Hennes & Mauritz.

  • Debt ceiling debate will hike volatility: Pro     Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Gina Sanchez, chairwoman and founder of Chantico Global, expects increased volatility due to the debt ceiling debate and advises hedging by getting a "small piece of insurance".

  • The appeal of Asian high yield debt     Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 8:09 PM ET

    Tim Jagger, Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Asian High Yield at Aviva Investors says Asian high yield debt doesn't have exposure to a rise in U.S. treasury yields, which is expected to happen when the Fed starts tapering its asset purchase scheme.

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