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  • StanChart CEO on impact of Fed tapering     Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 2:21 AM ET

    Peter Sands, CEO of Standard Chartered, tells CNBC that tapering is fundamentally a dollar phenomenon.

  • Results of the CNBC Fed Survey     Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 2:05 AM ET

    The CNBC Fed survey for September finds that markets believe President Obama will choose vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, to replace Ben Bernanke, hands down.

  • The Fed is a highly leveraged hedge fund: Pro     Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Jonathan Tepper, partner & chief editor at Variant Perception, tells CNBC that there's no need for the Federal Reserve to keep on buying the amount of bonds it's buying.

  • Forget taper, watch the Fed's forward guidance     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 8:12 PM ET

    Rob Subbaraman, Chief Economist, Asia ex-Japan at Nomura is watching the Fed's forward guidance, where he says there could be a change in the central bank's unemployment threshold.

  • Modest gains ahead of Fed decision     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 7:52 PM ET

    To break down today's markets and discuss if tapering is already priced in, is Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation," and John Rutledge, Safanad.

  • Summers out, Yellen in?     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    With Larry Summers out of the Fed chairman race, Ben Bernkanke's successor is unknown. Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, and John Tamny, Forbes, discuss the President's possible pick. And John Taylor, Stanford University economics professor, discuss rules to govern the U.S monetary policy.

  • This will send US yields back down to 2%     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 6:24 PM ET

    Bill Smith, CEO and Senior Portfolio Manager at SAM Advisors says U.S. bond yields could head back down to 2 percent if the Fed does not announce any reduction in its stimulus.

  • Taper games: Trading the Fed Decision     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    Dissecting the day's major business news, with the Fast Money traders, including a look ahead to the Fed's decision on the taper tomorrow. And Jon Hilsenrath, The Wall Street Journal, shares his take on the possible scale back.

  • Fed taper? Might as well be tightening, Wien says Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 4:29 PM ET
    Byron Wien

    Veteran Wall Street strategist Byron Wien argues that a Fed taper is, in effect, a form of tightening that will shake markets.

  • Wien: No economic reason to reduce stimulus     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 4:13 PM ET

    With the Fed expected to announce a small scale back of its stimulus tomorrow, Byron Wien, Blackstone Advisory Partners, explains why he thinks the market will feel the taper, regardless of size.

  • Yellen leads CNBC Fed survey with 88%     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 3:34 PM ET

    Due to political push-back, Larry Summers was forced to drop out of the race for Fed chairman. CNBC's Steve Liesman has the results of the CNBC Fed survey following the news. Ben White, Politico, and Greg Braca, TD Bank Group, weigh in on whether Janet Yellen is the clear front runner now that Summers out of the race.

  • Relax. The markets aren't running on QE anyway Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 7:06 AM ET

    Too many people think QE is the God of our markets. And so they're worried about the possible death of God—or at least the Tapering of God—Wednesday.

  • Art Cashin and the 'rationality put' Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 2:38 PM ET

    The "rationality put" is a way to describe why stocks keep going up, meaning that traders believe that everything will work out this year.

  • Fed Survey: More dovish outlook than the Fed     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 2:15 PM ET

    With tapering on the way, CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the results from the CNBC Fed Survey, which polls economists and Fed watchers. Komal Sri-Kumar, Sri- Kumar Global Strategies, and Joe LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank, weigh in.

  • Syria & the debt ceiling     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 1:30 PM ET

    With concerns in Syria still looming, Fed policymakers are having a 2-day meeting on interest rates. CNBC's Steve Liesman has the results of the CNBC Fed survey.

  • Santelli's Midday Bond Report     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Bond prices rise as investors await Fed decision Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 5:41 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices rose as investors awaited a decision from the Federal Reserve on a possible reduction of its bond-purchase stimulus.

  • Gold settles under $1,310 on Fed tapering prospects Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 2:25 PM ET

    Gold settled under $1,310 an ounce on prospects that the Fed will announce a modest reduction in its bond-buying stimulus at its two-day meeting.

  • Watch Art Cashin: This is supporting stocks Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 1:17 PM ET

    In his daily CNBC.com-only video clip, Art Cashin of UBS talks with Bob Pisani about a factor supporting stocks.

  • Market play ahead of the Fed     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities,and Gary Kaminsky, Morgan Stanley, weigh in on the Fed's coming interest rate announcement and its likely impact on the markets.

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