Stephen King, chief global economist at HSBC, says the euro zone is "not designed" for quantitative easing due to all the legal considerations and doubts whether the policy can stimulate growth.» Read More
John Mauldin, Chairman of Mauldin Economics, says markets are complacent over the shutdown because it has happened many times before.
The Bank of Japan reiterates its upbeat view that the economy is strong enough to weather 2014's tax hike without additional monetary policy measures.
Fed experts say that the government shutdown could mean no tapering until 2014.
The Fed should focus less on the short-term and look to bringing inflation back to its 2-percent target over the long term, a top official said.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss why rumors on the U.S. debt rating have stocks moving lower today.
Nizam Idris, MD, Head of Strategy, Fixed Income & Currencies, Macquarie explains why he believes the U.S. dollar and Japanese yen will remain stable as long as market uncertainties remain.
PIMCO co-CIO Bill Gross believes the odds of a U.S. default on October 17th is zero.
PIMCO is out with its latest investment outlook. Bill Gross, co-CIO of PIMCO, forecasts the Fed's next step. "We think the Fed's policy rate with stay low for a long, long time," he says.
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