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  • Fed leaves bond buying program intact     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 2:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the Fed has decided to not taper yet, citing a slow recovery in housing, and is waiting to see more evidence of sustained growth.

  • The Fed's impact on interest rates     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 1:49 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen and Steve Liesman discuss the impending Federal Reserve interest rate decision and the impact it will have on QE.

  • Potential asset bubble: Pro     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 2:00 PM ET

    Discussing whether the Fed is concerned over the "bubble nature" of the current stock market, with CNBC's Steve Liesman; David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds; and James Bianco, Bianco Research. "I think we're just asking for an asset bubble if we keep liquidity this available," says Kelly.

  • Santelli's auction grade: C+     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 1:14 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli gives treasury auction a C+.

  • Westwood Holding Group's Mark Freeman shares ways to identify names that aren't vulnerable to tapering.

  • This generation's Thomas Edison is ...     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 10:39 AM ET

    Stanley Druckenmiller, former chairman, president & founder of Duquesne Capital Management, shares his thoughts on Larry Page and discusses his positions in Google with CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • Did the Fed blow it on taper timeline?     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 10:37 AM ET

    Stanley Druckenmiller, former chairman of Duquesne Capital Management, said the Fed missed an opportunity to taper without affecting markets, and he now doesn't expect to see it "for a long, long time."

  • Gold erases gains after Fed decides to keep QE intact Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 2:15 PM ET

    Gold prices eased earlier gains on Wednesday after the Fed signaled that is planed to keep its maintain its massive bond-buying campaign intact.

  • The Fed has enough ammo to taper: Trader Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 8:59 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    The Fed has enough ammunition to taper — but Wall Street doesn't seem to be listening, said Stock Trader Daily's Thomas H. Kee, Jr.

  • It's all about the Fed: Pro     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 6:32 AM ET

    Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets, explains why he thinks stocks have more room to run. And Anthony Chan, Chase Private Client chief economist, says he is looking for growth of more than 2 percent in 2014.

  • Global markets: Spain exits recession     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 6:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, with Volkswagen and Barclays posting hefty gains.

  • Don't trade around QE taper: Pro     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 10:51 PM ET

    Andre Kovensky, Founder and Managing Partner at Octavia Investment describes why he's given up second guessing the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • Rebooting from the US government shutdown     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 7:03 PM ET

    Paul Gambles, Managing Partner, advisory and consultancy firm MBMG International speaks about the key themes that markets are focused on, which are not just the FOMC meet.

  • ECB has to live with strong euro, says Nowotny Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 8:26 PM ET

    There is no reason for the European Central Bank to intervene and weaken the euro's exchange rate, which is weighing on some euro zone economies.

  • Dow, S&P 500 close at record highs     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 7:52 PM ET

    Discussing why stocks are going up, and the state of consumer spending, with Michael Holland, Holland and Company, and Michael Ozanian, Forbes Magazine.

  • China central bank offers reassurance after rate spike Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 7:37 PM ET

    China's central bank reassured money market traders that a spike in short-term interest rates does not signal a dramatic tightening of liquidity.

  • Wall Street listens for cooing of dovish Fed Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 10:24 AM ET

    Markets are primed for a dovish statement from the Federal Reserve Wednesday that should keep a lift in stocks.

  • Stocks at highs, but pros question catalyst Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 6:10 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Though stocks closed at highs Tuesday, some pros questioned whether the gains are healthy, especially considering IBM's buyback news was a catalyst.

  • Economic growth not materializing: Pro     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 5:40 PM ET

    Looking ahead to the Fed minutes on Wednesday, with Jon Hilsenrath of the Wall Street Journal. The forecasts I'm seeing for the second half of the year are stuck at 2 percent, he says.

  • Watch Art Cashin: 'Reckless' reason stocks are up Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 3:56 PM ET

    In his daily CNBC.com-only video clip, Art Cashin of UBS talks with Bob Pisani about what's helping to push stocks higher today and why the market's reasoning could be "reckless."

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