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Frank Holmes, U.S. Global Investors CEO & CIO, discusses gold's fall to a six month low after the Fed's bond purchase move.
Bill Stone, PNC Asset Management Group Chief Investment Strategist, and Stephen Wood, Russell Investments Chief Market Strategist, discuss the effects of the Fed's decision to taper on housing numbers and how it will improve labor markets.
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.
There's a disconnect between modest economic growth and the roaring stock market, Blackstone Group Chairman and CEO Steve Schwarzman tells CNBC.
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.
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.
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.
CNBC's Steve Liesman, discusses his call on the Fed's decision to begin tapering in January.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dennis Gartman, founder, editor and publisher of The Gartman Letter, says the Santa Claus rally is here and is "likely to continue".
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.
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