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  • The week that was: Wild week for stocks   Friday, 1 May 2015 | 4:01 PM ET
    The week that was: Wild week for stocks

    CNBC's Mandy Drury looks back at the week's top business and financial stories. The Fed indicated it was ready to raise interest rates, but didn't say when. Auto sales were on the rise, and Tesla introduced a battery business for homes.

  • Seeking Q2 snapback   Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 2:32 PM ET
    Seeking Q2 snapback

    Discussing what events will propel markets going forward, with Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities.

  • Why the dollar could reverse course fast Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 1:39 PM ET
    An employee counts euros and U.S. dollar notes in a currency exchange store in Lisbon, Portugal.

    Dollar bulls are not ready to throw in the towel and are betting diverging central bank policy will send the greenback higher.

  • Santelli: Most popular chart on the floor   Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 1:35 PM ET
    Santelli: Most popular chart on the floor

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Fed keeps interest rate hike on hold   Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 7:20 AM ET
    Fed keeps interest rate hike on hold

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on the Federal Reserve's interest rate hike hold.

  • Fed's Tarullo wants to cut red tape for small banks Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 8:33 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo.

    Rules for small U.S. banks should be less strict and less cumbersome than those for their larger and more risky peers, the Federal Reserve's top regulator said on Thursday.

  • Russia interest rates in the spotlight   Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 5:20 AM ET
    Russia interest rates in the spotlight

    Simon Quijano-Evans, head of EM research at Commerzbank, says he wouldn't be surprised if the Russian Central Bank cut rates by 250 basis points or more, talking ahead of the announcement.

  • Fed rate hike not 'on the immediate horizon': Pro   Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 10:31 PM ET
    Fed rate hike not 'on the immediate horizon': Pro

    Even if there are weather distortions, weak growth in the first quarter suggests that a rate hike needs to be later this year or early 2016, says John Buckingham, CIO of Al Frank Asset Management.

  • Is there a way out for the BOJ?   Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 9:14 PM ET
    Is there a way out for the BOJ?

    Ben Collett, head of Asian Equities at Sunrise Brokers, says the Bank of Japan needs positive expectations that inflation can rise and a weaker yen, which could hit 250 per dollar in the long run.

  • Brazil raises interest rates again to salvage credibility Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 8:52 PM ET
    One real coins are produced at the Casa da Moeda, Brazil's national mint, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Brazil again steeply raised interest rates to show it's serious about reining in runaway prices, despite fears the step may worsen an expected recession.

  • A reality check on BOJ's inflation target   Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 8:14 PM ET
    A reality check on BOJ's inflation target

    Klaus Baader, head of Research for Asia at Societe Generale, says the Bank of Japan will need to admit that its inflation target has to be reduced at today's meeting, paving the way for more stimulus by the fourth quarter.

  • Bill Gross: Why Fed will have problems raising rates Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 4:21 PM ET
    Bill Gross

    The U.S. economy will have "problems" reaching goals outlined by the Fed's policy committee, bond guru Bill Gross said.

  • Ron Insana: Hey, Fed—What was that?! Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 2:32 PM ET
    Janet Yellen speaking on March 18, 2015.

    Sure it was a tough quarter but the Fed really muddied the waters with its latest statement, says Ron Insana.

  • Here's what changed in the new Fed statement Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 2:03 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve building in Washington.

    This is a comparison of today's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on March 18.

  • Not yet: Fed holds rate at zero, no hint for hike Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 2:00 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    The U.S. central bank has kept its key funds rate anchored near zero since late-2008 to spark the economy during the financial crisis.

  • Riksbank: Bond-buying has worked   Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 11:20 AM ET
    Riksbank: Bond-buying has worked

    Sweden's central bank has left its rates unchanged. Stefan Ingves, governor of the Riksbank, explains the thought process behind not cutting rates further.

  • Sweden's Riksbank surprises by holding fire   Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 4:40 AM ET
    Sweden's Riksbank surprises by holding fire

    Thomas Harr, global head of FICC research at Danske Bank, says the latest policy decision by Sweden's Riksbank is an "interesting move."

  • 'Moderate' US rate hikes will pose less risks: Pro   Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 12:34 AM ET
    'Moderate' US rate hikes will pose less risks: Pro

    If the Fed communicates a "moderate" tightening program, then a U.S. rate hike will be less of a risk for wider markets, says Adam McCabe, head of Asian Fixed Income at Aberdeen Asset Management.

  • Question mark remains over US economy: Pro   Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 12:08 AM ET
    Question mark remains over US economy: Pro

    Richard Iley, chief economist, Asia at BNP Paribas, says uncertainties over the U.S. economy mean there won't be any "significant evolution" in the Fed's statement this week.

  • Is China's own version of QE on the cards?   Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 11:13 PM ET
    Is China's own version of QE on the cards?

    Mark Matthews, head of Research Asia at Bank Julius Baer, discusses news that the People's Bank of China is considering to accept local-government debt in exchange for loans.

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