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  • Fourth quarter should be good for stocks Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 5:51 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Odds are the stock market will have a pretty good fourth quarter after it begins on Wednesday, but it's almost certain to be a volatile one.

  • Watch Art Cashin: Lot of background nervousness Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 3:12 PM ET
    Art Cashin

    Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services says geopolitical concerns have markets on edge. Brazil's upcoming elections weigh.

  • Why Hong Kong unrest scares markets Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 2:17 PM ET
    A protester raises his umbrellas in front of tear gas which was fired by riot police to disperse protesters in Hong Kong, September 28, 2014.

    Unrest in Hong Kong is spooking markets for fear it could escalate, challenging Beijing to make a measured political response.

  • Traders see rates at just 0.55% by 2016: Fed study Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 2:06 PM ET

    The Fed will likely start raising interest rates in mid-2015, but so slowly that rates will end the year at just 0.55 percent, a new study suggests.

  • Markets remain 'vulnerable,' says Art Cashin Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 1:48 PM ET
    Art Cashin

    Though U.S. stocks shaved morning declines, the stock market still appears weak, says veteran trader Art Cashin.

  • Santelli: Dollar index quiet     Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Cashin says: Lot of background nervousness     Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss Monday's drop and recovery. Turmoil around the world could cause an influx into the US markets, he says.

  • 'Quite some time' before rates should rise: Evans Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 8:47 AM ET
    Charles Evans, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

    The Chicago Fed president says it should be "quite some time" before it's appropriate to start increasing interest rates from their near-zero levels.

  • Big cultural change at Pimco: Fisher     Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 7:55 AM ET

    BlackRock senior director Peter Fisher, shares his opinions on Pimco founder Bill Gross' exit from the company.

  • Powerful cycle right now: Pro     Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    Discussing the current market environment, with Peter Fisher, Dartmouth Tuck School of Business, and Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors CEO.

  • Lloyds dismisses 8 staff after rates investigation Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 6:53 AM ET

    Lloyds Banking Group said it had dismissed eight staff following an investigation into the submission of benchmark interest rates.

  • Is the Fed 'in trouble'?     Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    Scott Shellady, CEO of Bull Reef Brokerage at TJM Investments, says the U.S. is not "doing so well" and that the Fed is "in trouble". He advises being long stocks and bonds.

  • Dollar slips as Hong Kong protests halt recent rally Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    The dollar's three-month rally took a breather on Monday on nervousness over Beijing's response to democracy protests in Hong Kong.

  • Will Draghi move closer to QE?     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Anthony O'Brien, co-head of European rates strategy at Morgan Stanley, discusses what to expect from the European Central Bank meeting on Thursday and whether President Mario Draghi will move closer to full-blown quantitative easing.

  • Economists slash Q3 GDP forecast, see growth ahead Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 12:01 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Although economists have cut their estimates for third-quarter U.S. GDP growth, they see the economy growing steadily going forward.

  • Falling crude oil prices may have tempered inflation risks in India, but don't expect the country's central bank to ease monetary policy anytime soon.

  • While ECB struggles, Fed sees recovery Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 | 6:27 AM ET
    U.S. Federal Reserve

    On one side of the Atlantic they're trying to refill the punchbowl. On the other they're getting ready to take it away.

  • Carmen Segarra, former NY Fed examiner, recorded 46 hours of conversations at the New York Fed and Goldman Sachs, revealing deference to banks.

  • No porn for you! Bill targets federal employees Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 3:24 PM ET
    Rep. Mark Meadows

    Rep. Mark Meadows introduced legislation that would ban federal employees from looking at porn during work, reports the Fiscal Times.

  • Q2 GDP: The right kind of growth?     Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 3:16 PM ET

    Discussing GDP data that says the U.S. economy expanded by 4.6 percent in Q2, and where Q3 forecasts are tracking, with Christopher Thornberg, Beacon Economics principal; Christopher Low, FTN Financial chief economist; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

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