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  • Europe deleveraging still big concern: Pro     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Antonio Garcia Pascual, chief euro zone economist at Barclays, highlights how fragile the European recovery is and how the deleveraging process is still "very complicated".

  • Weak PMI reinforces case for BoE to hold fire Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 11:22 AM ET

    It looks like it's steady as she goes when the U.K. central bank's monetary policy committees meets this Thursday, said analysts.

  • Cramer: Yellen 'everything our country has to offer' Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 10:29 AM ET

    Jim Cramer has strongly endorsed President Obama's choice of Janet Yellen to be the next Federal Reserve chairman.

  • Yellen seen as 'agent of continuity'     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 10:07 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman looks at the differences between Janet Yellen and Ben Bernanke. Many see Yellen as dovish, but former fed governor Larry Meyer said Yellen will surprise.

  • Yellen to rescue the market?     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 10:03 AM ET

    Chief Global Strategist Dan Greenhaus said Janet Yellen will build continuity in the Fed and warned of getting through the debt ceiling crises without default.

  • Sen. Bob Corker, Senate Banking Committee member (R-TN) says he's getting to be a little bit more optimistic there will be a deal between Congress and the White House.

  • Slovenia reaching 'tipping point' as bailout looms Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 8:08 AM ET
    Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Fears that struggling euro zone country Slovenia are closer to asking for an international bailout re-emerged this week with lawmakers warning that the country might soon not be able to fund itself.

  • Hoping Yellen not a 'bad policy enabler': Corker Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 8:07 AM ET
    Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn.

    Sen. Bob Corker wants to make sure that Fed Vice Chairwoman Janet Yellen doesn't enable bad policy should she get the central bank top job.

  • Why I'm opposed to Yellen: Corker     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 8:04 AM ET

    Sen. Bob Corker, Senate Banking Committee member (R-TN) says he's going to look at Yellen's record and that he wants to understand how she plans to get out of quantitative easing. I want to make sure she doesn't view herself as an enabler, he says.

  • Confirmation seen for 'feisty lady' Yellen Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 7:45 AM ET
    Janet Yellen

    Janet Yellen—the Federal Reserve's No. 2—should be easily confirmed as the new chair, two former Fed economists told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • Yellen force for Fed transparency     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 7:09 AM ET

    Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute, says the good news is there's a book on Janet Yellen because she's been among the more prolific Fed speakers over the last few years.

  • Liesman: The real Janet Yellen     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 7:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the President is slated to nominate Janet Yellen to head the Federal Reserve today. CNBC's Steve Liesman offers background prior to the nomination.

  • Will Yellen 'do a better job' at communicating?     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, points out that Yellen¿s experience leading the Fed's communication strategy bodes well for investors who are keen on clear messages from the central bank.

  • Why India's government needs to step in     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 4:20 AM ET

    Karen Ward, senior global economist at HSBC, talks about India and how it needs to implement structural reforms in order to make its assets attractive to foreign investors.

  • Yellen 'ticks all the boxes': Economist     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Riccardo Barbieri, chief European economist at Mizuho International, comments on Obama's nomination of Janet Yellen to replace Ben Bernanke as Fed chairman.

  • Gabriel Stein, chief economic adviser at OMFIF, discusses his view about what U.S. monetary policy will be like under Janet Yellen.

  • Jörg Asmussen, executive board member at the ECB, says that a resolution regime with a joint legal framework is needed for a complete banking union.

  • Jörg Asmussen, executive board member at the ECB, says that there will be a gradual recovery in the euro zone over the next year.

  • Jörg Asmussen, executive board member at the ECB, says that any decision the U.S. Federal Reserve makes will have spill over effects to other economies in the developed world and emerging markets.

  • Nick Verdi, Director, FX Strategy Asia Pacific ex-Japan at Barclays says that RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan's first policy meeting marked a new approach for the Indian rupee.

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