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  • Fed minutes breakdown     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    Dissecting the Fed minutes, with Anika Khan, senior economist for Wells Fargo Securities; Ken Volpert, head of taxable fixed income for Vanguard; Jeffrey Kleintop of LPL; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • 10-Year note auction results     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the Treasury has sold $21 billion in 10-year notes.

  • Bond yields slightly above 3% after Fed minutes Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 3:46 PM ET
    A trader signals an offer in a Treasury note options pit at the CME Group in Chicago.

    U.S. Treasury prices fell on Wednesday after an upbeat report on the private labor market and Federal Reserve released minutes.

  • Cashin says: Seeking taper structure     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss private payroll numbers and the listless market. IBM is having trouble with Watson. We're hoping to get some sense of how the taper will be structured, he says.

  • The taper will be 'relatively' quick: Pro     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Torrie Callander, corporate dealer at Global Reach Partners, discusses the upcoming Fed policy minutes and explains why the euro will be an "interesting" currency this year.

  • 'Concept of taper' completed: Pro     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 10:05 AM ET

    Jerry Castellini, CastleArk Management president & CIO, and John Canally, LPL Financial investment strategist and economist, weigh in on the ADP report and how it will influence the economy and the Fed's stance on tapering.

  • Strong ADP points to upbeat jobs report     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the significance of today's strong ADP data and if the strength of the number puts pressure on the Federal Reserve to normalize monetary policy.

  • Is economy as good as it gets?     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 8:03 AM ET

    Glenn Hubbard, Columbia Business School dean, explains why he thinks the country "needs a jolt," and why he is alarmed by the labor force participation rate.

  • Boost fixed income returns with junk: Pro     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 6:42 AM ET

    Jeff Peskind, Phoenix Investment Adviser, says if you need income, junk bonds have the lowest interest rate sensitivity of any bond class.

  • Global markets update: Europe shares lower     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 6:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as the euro zone's November jobless rate remains at 12.1 percent which is in line with forecasts.

  • Fed minutes to reiterate data-dependence?     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Greg McBride, senior financial analyst at Bankrate.com, expects the Fed minutes to highlight tapering was a consensus decision and to emphasize its data dependence.

  • Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy at BK Asset Management, says markets have gotten accustomed to good jobs numbers while investors are still looking for details on tapering.

  • Europhoria or europhobia? FX titans debate     Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 6:15 PM ET

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy at BK Asset Management, expects the euro to slide to $1.30 while Axel Merk of Merk Investments argues it could rise as high as $1.50.

  • Key payroll report sets tone ahead of Fed minutes Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 6:14 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    ADP's payroll report, the warm up act for Friday's jobs data, could drive market direction more than usual Wednesday.

  • Fed's Williams: QE will likely end this year Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 3:29 PM ET
    John Williams, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

    The Fed will likely phase out its massive bond-buying stimulus this year if the U.S. economic recovery strengthens as expected, a top Fed official said.

  • Cashin: I want to see this at Wednesday's close Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 2:40 PM ET

    Art Cashin of UBS talks about what he wants to see at tomorrow's close so he'll be confident stocks have shaken off their rough start.

  • CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss early morning rallies, economic data, and how harsh, freezing temperatures are impacting the economy.

  • Ron Paul: Yellen vote reveals cracks in economy Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 4:03 PM ET
    Former Rep. Ron Paul

    The Senate vote to confirm Janet Yellen as Federal Reserve chair reveals concerns about a fragile economy, former Rep. Ron Paul says.

  • Doll: 10% stock correction coming, gold going down Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 1:34 PM ET
    Bob Doll, Chief Equity Strategist, Nuveen Asset Management.

    Nuveen's Bob Doll sees a 10 percent stock correction amid a pretty good but volatile year for stocks, and he expects gold and other commodities to continue to fall.

  • Ron Paul: Correction hasn't corrected anything     Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 10:10 AM ET

    Former Congressman Ron Paul discusses the endorsement of Janet Yellen and the challenges she will face leading the Federal Reserve.

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