With key indicators like inflation and employment on their way to meet the Fed's expectations, it may be time to normalize interest rates, says Robert Heller, Former Federal Reserve Governor.» Read More
Discussing the odds the Fed will decide to taper in next week's meeting, and the impact to the markets, with Anthony Scaramucci, founder of SkyBridge Capital, and the FMHR traders.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the retail sales, rising bond yields and what could happen if yields exceed 2.9 percent.
Gold prices slid as expectations grew that the Fed would reduce its huge stimulus program after a provisional budget deal.
The Fed will have its last meeting of 2013 this week, with expectations increasing that the central bank could start to trim its bond-buying program.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss the financial sector, the budget deal and if now is the time to take your gains for the year.
Switzerland's exchange rate peg against the euro remains "absolutely necessary", despite the upturn in the single currency, the head of the Swiss National Bank told CNBC.
JJ Kinahan, TD Ameritrade, provides perspective on how the markets may react to today's retail sales numbers and why he is watching auto sales. This is actually a big time of year for people to buy cars, says Kinahan.
Brian Reynolds, chief market strategist at Rosenblatt Securities, explains why credit investors "don't care about tapering."
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as equities traded lower on taper fears.
The ECB will not unilaterally assign risk weightings to the various governments bonds on banks' balance sheets, the central bank's president said.
Paul Robson, currency strategist at Royal Bank of Scotland, explains that the Swiss National Bank should keep its rates unchanged for the "foreseeable future" as euro area remains weak.
Asian stocks followed Wall Street lower on Thursday on speculation that the Federal Reserve could pull back on its stimulus program soon.
A top official at the ECB has signaled it will try to force eurozone banks to hold capital against sovereign bonds. The FT reports.
Discussing the Federal Reserve and year-end profit taking, with CNBC contributor Carol Roth, and Don Luskin, Trend Macro CIO.
Jim Pethokoukis of the American Enterprise Institute, and Don Luskin, Trend Macro CIO, discuss who presented the stronger argument in former Fed chair Alan Greenspan and former Treasury Undersecretary John Taylor "bubble blame" debate. Luskin declares Taylor the winner.
New hawk at the Fed. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports Stanley Fischer has been picked as the next vice chair of the Federal Reserve.
November retail sales are likely to show their best gain since February, on the back of superstrong auto sales.
CNBC's Scot Wapner and Terry Dolan, Benjamin & Jerold Brokerage CEO, discuss inflation, interest rates and tapering. Dolan says the Fed is over-committed to its non-tapering stance.
Discussing the Fed's influence on the bull market rally and the economy, with Mary Ann Bartels, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management; Adam Thurgood, HighTower; Keith Fitz-Gerald, Money Map Press; Don Schreiber, WBI Funds; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Art Cashin of UBS talks about about speculation about what the Federal Reserve will do when it meets next week.
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