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  • Small cap stocks will surprise next year: Trader     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 12:02 PM ET

    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.

  • Cashin says: Watch for yields above 2.9%     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    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 tumbles on Fed jitters; ends near $1,225 Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 2:19 PM ET

    Gold prices slid as expectations grew that the Fed would reduce its huge stimulus program after a provisional budget deal.

  • Poll: Will the Fed taper this week? Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 8:19 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen

    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.

  • Currency peg still 'absolutely necessary': SNB Chief Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 6:20 AM ET

    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.

  • Keep an eye on auto sales: Pro     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 6:35 AM ET

    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.

  • Why investors look forward to tightening     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Draghi: Sovereign debt risk weightings a global task Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 6:43 AM ET

    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.

  • ECB to get tough on sovereign bond risks Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 9:17 PM ET

    A top official at the ECB has signaled it will try to force eurozone banks to hold capital against sovereign bonds. The FT reports.

  • Taper is our friend: Pro     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 7:54 PM ET

    Discussing the Federal Reserve and year-end profit taking, with CNBC contributor Carol Roth, and Don Luskin, Trend Macro CIO.

  • Greenspan vs. Taylor: Who won?     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 7:46 PM ET

    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.

  • Stanley Fischer slated to be next Fed vice chair     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 7:01 PM ET

    New hawk at the Fed. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports Stanley Fischer has been picked as the next vice chair of the Federal Reserve.

  • US retail sales could post best gains since February Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 6:03 PM ET
    Shoppers at a Toys R Us store in Arapahoe County, Colo.

    November retail sales are likely to show their best gain since February, on the back of superstrong auto sales.

  • Market would welcome a prudent move: Pro     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 3:55 PM ET

    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.

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 3:02 PM ET

    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.

  • Watch Art Cashin: What the market expects from Fed Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 2:28 PM ET

    Art Cashin of UBS talks about about speculation about what the Federal Reserve will do when it meets next week.

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