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  • Bank Of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda.

    Some are speculating a change to the BoJ's inflation target, but analysts told CNBC such a move could steer the nation's economic progress off track.

  • Is the US more worrying than Europe?     Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Peter Schiff, CEO at Euro Pacific Capital, explains that he is more worried about the U.S. than Europe, adding that he expects the Fed to increase its stimulus again.

  • Ajit Nivard Cabraal, Governor at Sri Lanka Central Bank, explains the factors that resulted in January's interest rate cut

  • A market correction coming? Don't bet on it     Sunday, 19 Jan 2014 | 5:00 PM ET

    David Kuo, CEO, The Motley Fool Singapore explains why there is still too much money sloshing around the global economy for a market correction to take place.

  • Southeast Asia banks lose their shine Sunday, 19 Jan 2014 | 2:52 AM ET

    The shine is coming off southeast Asia – the golden child of banking after the global financial crisis – as valuations tumble and competition for funding heats up across the region. The FT reports.

  • Gold manages modest weekly gain; Ends near $1,252 Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 2:43 PM ET

    Gold settled higher and snagged a modest weekly gain after a string of US data showed more strength in the recovery of the world's largest economy.

  • Cashin says: It's been a strange week     Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss American Express pushing the Dow today. It's been a strange week, he says. Viewers should be careful about the flows. The pair also looks at earnings so far.

  • Prices rise, Fed meeting this month in focus Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 4:39 PM ET

    U.S. Treasurys rose on Friday as housing and industrial production data came in largely as expected and as trading volumes were light.

  • Investing in 2014 & beyond     Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 7:07 AM ET

    Alison Deans, Varick Asset Management, provides her outlook on the markets and where she is spotting weakness and opportunity. I think European banks are an interesting place to have money right now, says Deans.

  • Global markets: European shares push higher     Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 6:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as equities receive a boost after better-than-expected retail sales data in the U.K.

  • Fed is almost on 'auto-pilot'     Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Jim O'Sullivan, chief U.S. economist at High Frequency Economics, discusses the U.S. economy and says the December jobs report is an "aberration" as most data are positive.

  • Peter Boockvar, Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group, explains how the Fed's low interest-rate strategy is already seeing a rise in inflation.

  • Watch Art Cashin: Stocks aren't in the clear yet Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 3:53 PM ET

    Art Cashin of UBS talks with Mary Thompson about why he's still concerned about stocks, even though they stabilized a bit today after Friday's plunge.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman and Sara Eisen discuss why central bankers are so afraid of deflation and how it impacts corporate profits.

  • Bernanke has been exonerated over time: Liesman     Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 12:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses Ben Bernanke's last press conference and the legacy of the outgoing Fed chairman.

  • Bernanke cracks wise: The best QE joke ever! Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    As a comedian Ben Bernanke makes a heck of a central banker.

  • Cashin says: The dip is gone     Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the buy-the-dip concept. After buying on Tuesday and Wednesday, there is no more dip and they walked away today.

  • Bernanke joke takes swipe at critics     Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke starts with a joke as he answers a question at the Brookings Institution on how confident he was as the Fed started its "quantitative easing" through large-scale purchases of financial assets.

  • Bernanke on QE: Building on what others had done     Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Ben Bernanke discusses his confidence in QE and that the plan would actually simulate the economy.

  • Could Lehman have been avoided?     Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 11:27 AM ET

    Ben Bernanke discusses the circumstances surrounding the Lehman Brothers collapse and answers the question whether bankruptcy could have been avoided if the Treasury had gone to Congress earlier.

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