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  • Cashin: Bernanke made everybody right     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 9:20 AM ET

    Art Cashin, UBS, reflects on yesterday's tumultuous market activity following the Fed's taper call, and discusses the long-term effects of the decision on the stock market.

  • Discussing the Fed's decision to taper and the instant market rally, with Lisa Black, TIAA-CREF head of fixed income investing, and Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets chief investment strategist. The market went up because of the message that a change in fed policy will not happen until unemployment falls below 6.5 percent, Belski says.

  • Watch US stock-growth disconnect: Blackstone CEO Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 8:50 AM ET
    Stephen Schwarzman

    There's a disconnect between modest economic growth and the roaring stock market, Blackstone Group Chairman and CEO Steve Schwarzman tells CNBC.

  • QE taper a confidence builder: Expert     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 8:43 AM ET

    Richard Kovacevich, former Chairman & CEO of Wells Fargo, shares his thoughts on the Fed's decision to start tapering in January and the boost in confidence it gave to private sector decision makers.

  • Blackstone's 2014 outlook on housing     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 8:02 AM ET

    Steve Schwarzman, Blackstone Group chairman, CEO & co-founder, shares his thoughts on the Fed's taper decision and provides and shares his outlook on the 10 -year Treasury yield and housing. We are the largest owners of homes in the U.S., Schwarzman reveals.

  • James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, explains how the Fed's decision to keep interest rates low and trim its bond buying program helped propel the Dow to all-time highs. We finally got the Fed to give a vote of confidence to the recovery, Paulsen says.

  • Bernanke's new formula for pleasing investors Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 7:34 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve.

    Ben Bernanke showed something he'd learned from leading the Fed for eight years: Tough news goes down best when mixed with a little sweetener.

  • Breaking down the Fed's decision     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 7:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, discusses his call on the Fed's decision to begin tapering in January.

  • Not in 'hallelujah chorus' for budget deal: Bowles Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 7:28 AM ET
    Erskine Bowles

    "This is a really tiny, small deal, but it is a step in the right direction," said the former co-chair of President Obama's debt commission.

  • QE has outlived its usefulness: Pro     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 6:48 AM ET

    Greg Ip, The Economist U.S. economic editor, shares his views on the Fed's decision to pare its bond buying program by $10 billion while keeping interest rates low. What surprised me was Bernanke's somewhat "hawkish" statement at the press conference, says Ip.

  • Global markets: Europe stocks rally on US taper     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 6:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as investors react to the Federal Reserve's decision to maintain low rates and reduce its asset buying program.

  • Liesman's call on Fed taper decision     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 6:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, reveals how he arrived at the conclusion the Federal Reserve would begin to wind down its stimulus program and wonders if Wall Street is paying attention.

  • Is the market's reaction to tapering puzzling?     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Pedro De Noronha, managing partner at Noster Capital, says the market reaction to tapering is puzzling and that the interesting point following the announcement was that 10-year Treasurys went up.

  • Why Asia reacted well to tapering     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 4:15 AM ET

    Rajiv Biswas, Asia-Pacific chief economist at IHS Global insight, says that the "much better growth environment" is the cause of the "very different reaction" to the taper announcement in Asia.

  • Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, describes trading immediately after the Fed's announcement as "chaos" but highlights that only equities showed a "consistent" reaction.

  • How does the ECB react to Fed tapering?     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Patrick Legland, head of global research at Societe Generale, discusses what effect tapering will have on Europe and how European Central Bank president Mario Draghi will react.

  • Santa Claus rally is here: Gartman     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 1:10 AM ET

    Dennis Gartman, founder, editor and publisher of The Gartman Letter, says the Santa Claus rally is here and is "likely to continue".

  • Is taper priced into gold?     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 8:46 PM ET

    Ephrem Ravi, head of metals and mining sector, Asia ex-Japan equity research at Barclays says taper is largely factored into the price of gold.

  • Robert Heller, Former U.S. Federal Reserve governor says the Fed made the right decision by tapering its asset purchase program.

  • Why the Fed needs to taper     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    Ilian Mihov, Dean of INSEAD says tapering was overdue and the Fed should have been more aggressive in the scaling back of its asset purchase program.

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