Randy Kroszner, Former Fed Governor, explains why the Fed won't be dropping the phrase "considerable time" from its monetary policy decision anytime soon.» Read More
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses today's bond prices and yields.
Did the Fed just hint at tapering in December? Kenny Polcari parses the Fed speak — and parses some pasta scraps for a good recipe!
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the "rally that nobody loves." It's almost like hold your nose and put your money in the stock market and see where you go, Cashin says.
Gold prices settled nearly 2 percent lower on Thursday, pressured as commodity funds sold to square books.
Andres Garcia-Amaya, J.P. Morgan Funds, and James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, provide their perspective on what's driving the markets to new highs. The Fed is not as relevant as we give them credit for, Paulsen says.
U.S. Treasury bonds prices traded lower, a day after the less dovish-than-expected statement from the Federal Reserve.
U.S. stock index futures were mildly lower on Thursday after weekly data on the labor front and Exxon Mobil reported reported.
The euro dropped sharply against the dollar on Thursday, with analysts citing concerns over "tapering" and weak data released for the euro zone.
Ewald Nowotny, governing member of the ECB, says that there is no connection between tapering and European price stability.
As markets anticipate another funding program from the European Central Bank, governing council member Ewald Nowotny confirms that there will be further liquidity provision.
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) has revised upwards its growth targets for the economy and stuck to its view that the country is on track to achieve the bank's 2 percent inflation target.
John Vail, Chief Global Strategist, Investment Strategy Group at Nikko Asset Management tells CNBC's Cash Flow that an unexpectedly early taper would have a dramatic impact on global markets.
Taimur Baig, Chief Economist, Asia at Deutsche Bank, says financial stability has become as important to central banks as any other mandate, changing their function substantially.
Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer, Merk Investments deconstructs what the Fed decision says about the future path the central bank intends on taking.
Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer, Merk Investments warns the new chiefs at the Fed will be a very opinionated bunch, which will create market volatility.
Does the Federal Reserve want to create "asset bubbles?" Andrew Busch, The Busch Update; Dan Greenhaus, BTIG; and Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital, discuss.
Lately the market has been very predictable in the days following a Fed decision. Cramer thinks patterns will play out again.
The Fed gave the market what it wants in its latest statement. But how long will it sustain the mix of conditions the Fed and investors want?, asks Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian.
Bill Gross, the co-chief investment officer of Pimco, said he thinks the stock market and "all asset prices are bubbly."
CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses 3 tests the Fed gave the economy for why it did not taper: fiscal restraint, financial restraint and confidence in the economic outlook.
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