Central Banks


  • 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.

  • Santelli: Real issue with marketplace     Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Cashin says watch for Monday trap door     Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    If the markets make lower lows there's a good chance things could turn negative, says Art Cashin of UBS, talking with CNBC's Bob Pisani about Friday's trading action.

  • Why you should favor US equities     Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Mark Haefele, global chief investment officer at UBS, says that the divergent central banks' policies will add volatility this fall and discusses how best to trade ECB action.

  • Can the euro weaken further?     Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, looks at the euro and ECB policy and says that an even weaker euro "depends on the dollar".

  • Gross exit ripples through bond market Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 6:56 PM ET
    Bill Gross

    The sudden exit of Bill Gross from Pimco sparked a knee-jerk selloff in the Treasury market, a drop in Pimco closed-end funds and rallies in competitors' shares.

  • Santelli Exchange: Money stock     Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 10:49 AM ET

    Michael Moebs, Moebs Services, and CNBC's Rick Santelli, discuss the behavior of the economy and if the Federal Reserve will end zero interest rate policy.

  • Larry Summers doesn't see crisis-like indicators Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 8:46 AM ET
    Lawrence 'Larry' Summers, former U.S. treasury secretary.

    Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers told CNBC on Friday, "There's no question that assets are more fully priced than they were 18 months ago.

  • Larry Summers, former U.S. Treasury Secretary, shares his thoughts on what's likely causing income inequality.

  • Lots of 'ticking time bombs' out there: Sternlicht Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 8:43 AM ET
    Barry Sternlicht

    "The whole macro global situation is not good. And it affects how we think about the world," says Starwood Capital boss Barry Sternlicht.

  • Could PBOC shakeup derail China's reforms?     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 6:24 PM ET

    Nicholas Lardy, Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, explains why a change in leadership at China's central bank won't alter the pace of financial reforms.

  • Don't get hysterical over deflation: Grant     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:41 PM ET

    Looking ahead to GDP data on Friday, with Jim Grant, founder and editor of Grant's Interest Rate Observer. Grant outlines the risks to the U.S. economy.

  • Fund flows flashing that there's danger ahead Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 1:40 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Investors are still betting on a rising stock market, but they've been doing so with less long-term conviction.

  • Hawks and Bears: Why the market is being mauled Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 1:37 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    A number of factors appear to be moving markets around, and there are at least two developments that are getting a lot of attention.

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