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  • Treasurys little changed after 2-year supply Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 3:22 PM ET

    Treasurys traded near flat as investors prepared to make room for the rest of the week's $96 billion in longer-dated supply.

  • Senator threatens to block Yellen     Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 10:24 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman has the latest details on the controversy brewing over Janet Yellen's nomination as Fed chair.

  • How to play taper 'mulligan': Pro     Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 7:07 AM ET

    Charles Kantor, Neuberger Berman, and Peter Fisher, BlackRock Investment Institute, reveal where to find the best investment opportunities, as the markets brace for the Fed's two-day policy meeting this week.

  • Fed fight: Paul vs. Yellen     Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 7:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman previews the Fed's policy meeting later this week and Sen. Rand Paul's attempts to block the nomination of Janet Yellen as Fed chair.

  • Taper will tighten early next year: Expert     Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 6:31 AM ET

    Robert Barbera, Johns Hopkins Center for Financial Economics, and Jeffrey Saut, Raymond James, discuss why markets are likely headed higher, as the Fed delays its tapering program this year.

  • Global markets: Earnings push stocks higher     Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 6:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as shares of TNT Express climbed 4.54 percent.

  • Is weak data pushing markets higher?     Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 5:50 AM ET

    Mark Sebastian, director of trading and investments at Swan Wealth Advisors, says that "economic data is really weird" at the moment as poor data drives the market.

  • What's next for the euro?     Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 1:51 AM ET

    Christian Schulz, Senior Economist AT Berenberg Bank discusses the future of Europe's recovery as the euro continues to strengthen. Stephen Schwartz, Head Economist, Asia at BBVA joins in the conversation.

  • Sen. Rand Paul is threatening to put a hold on the nomination of Janet Yellen as Fed Chair, insisting on a vote on his Fed transparency bill. Jon Hilsenrath, The Wall Street Journal, says the Fed isn't as powerful as everyone thinks it is.

  • Fed increases security     Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    The Fed is putting additional controls on its media security procedures, reports CNBC's Seema Mody. Also, Boeing and Lockheed Martin are teaming up on a new contract.

  • Fed will boost security after early taper release Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 6:08 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve in Washington, D.C.

    The Federal Reserve will enhance the security procedures for its releases to the media starting with its Oct. 30 statement.

  • Fed changing procedures for 'lockup'     Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 4:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the Federal Reserve will add more security controls for releases of FOMC meetings.

  • China central bank squeezes banks—but not so much Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 4:12 PM ET
    A man walks past the People's Bank of China headquarters in Beijing.

    Reports indicate the Chinese central bank has raised the country's interbank lending rate. A similar move last summer caused a market swoon.

  • Santelli's Midday Bond Report     Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • New fight shaping up in Washington: Liesman     Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 1:33 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on the battle brewing in Washington between Senator Rand Paul and the Federal Reserve.

  • Cashin says: Tiptoeing into plus territory     Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss earnings and concerns about credit tightening in China. He also comments on the Twitter IPO, and what it would mean to the tech sector.

  • Fed transparency has been 'atrocious'     Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Larry McDonald, senior director at Newedge USA, says the Federal Reserve won't say anything important before the next chairman is installed in January, and that despite increased communication, there is "less visibility".

  • Sen. Rand Paul, (R-KY), is tying the reintroduction of his "Audit the Fed" bill to the nomination of Janet Yellen as Fed chair, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Currency markets await Fed meeting     Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, expects the currency markets to gain more direction after the Federal Reserve's meeting.

  • Sen. Paul threatens Yellen nomination     Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 10:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports Sen. Rand Paul has threatened to put Janet Yellen's Fed nomination on hold in exchange for an audit of the Federal Reserve.

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