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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says the OMC sees the economy continuing to grow at a moderate pace, notwithstanding the strong headwinds created by current Federal fiscal policies.
The Fed sees the downside risks to the outlook for the economy and labor markets as having diminished since the fall. Pimco co-CIO and founder Bill Gross, provides perspective.
The U.S. dollar reversed early losses and rose against the euro and yen on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it sees diminished downside risks to the economy.
Dissecting the Fed's statement, and what it means for the economy, with Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist; David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist; and CNBC's Bob Pisani and Rick Santelli.
There is no change in the Fed purchase program, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman. The Federal Reserve says the labor market conditions have improved, but jobless rates are elevated.
Checking on the markets minutes before the Fed decision, with Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial Chief Economist, and David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds Chief Global Strategist.
Here are the top contenders to lead the Fed once Ben Bernanke steps aside.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has evaded questions about his life beyond employment at the Fed. CNBC's John Carney and Robert Frank, discuss.
Anticipating the Fed's policy statement, with CNBC contributors Jeff Kilburg and Jim Iuorio.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.
CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses expectations for the Fed; and Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities, and CNBC's Bob Pisani, break down how the market is anticipating the Fed.
The economic forecasts of Federal Reserve officials could carry more weight than usual when traders dissect the Fed's message Wednesday afternoon.
Men's Wearhouse founder George Zimmer defends his position at the company that fired him, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton. Jeffrey Gundlach, DoubleLine Capital, explains why the Fed's tapering program makes him nervous.
The Fed chairman will likely discuss his "legacy" at today's Fed announcement following the FOMC meetings, says Art Cashin, of UBS.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss Bernanke ahead of his speech. He's in a funny position, says Cashin, who believes the Fed Chairman is also going to address his legacy. There will be talk of tapering, Cashin believes, because Bernanke wants it on his watch.
Are reporters lobbing "softball" questions at the Fed chairman? CNBC's Rick Santelli and the Wall Street Journal's Jon Hilsenrath, debate whether the economy continues to need quantitative easing. I'm trying to inform the public about what the Fed is up to, says Hilsenrath.
Sam Stovall, chief equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, explains that markets expects Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to say that tapering is not the same as tightening, and advises on how to invest.
There's too much speculation about the Fed, and it's distracting investors from looking at individual stocks, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
David Trone, JMP Securities analyst, and Jason Goldberg, Barclays analyst, explain how the Fed's decision on interest rates will impact the financial sector.
Peter Rosenstreich, chief FX analyst at Swissquote Bank, explains why investors should be hawkish ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech, and should, therefore, buy the dollar.