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  • Yellen's No. 1 theory: Badly paid don't work hard Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 3:10 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    Janet Yellen's most famous theory explains why she believes in stimulative policies.

  • Janet Yellen not a Bernanke clone: Pro     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 3:10 PM ET

    Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist, is positive about news President Obama will nominate Janet Yellen for Fed Chair. Chris Rupkey, Bank of Tokyo, weighs in.

  • How Yellen might differ from Bernanke Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 2:52 PM ET
    Harvard historian Niall Ferguson

    Harvard professor Niall Ferguson offers his thoughts on Federal Reserve chair nominee Janet Yellen and her future.

  • Fed lost influence on bonds?     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 2:07 PM ET

    Discussing the Fed's influence on the market, with Peter Boockvar, The Lindsey Group, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • QE does not work: Pro     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 2:03 PM ET

    Discussing the impact of continued QE, and if Janet Yellen in fact becomes the next Fed Chair, with Peter Boockvar, The Lindsey Group; Jim Bianco, Bianco Research; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Watch out Merkel, here comes Yellen Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 12:01 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    Janet Yellen is the first woman to even be considered to lead a major central bank—one of the highest glass ceilings remaining for women.

  • Fed battled over ending bond buying: Minutes Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 2:32 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve.

    Fed members engaged in heated debate before ultimately deciding not to ease back on their monthly bond-buying program, according to minutes.

  • FOMC minutes: Concern over debt & govt shutdown     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 2:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down Wednesday's FOMC minutes. Several members say "the decision not to taper" was a close call.

  • Santelli's Midday Bond Report     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 1:33 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Yellen and the future of the Fed     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 11:47 AM ET

    How will the government shutdown and debt deadlines impact the Fed's next move? Al Broaddus, former Richmond Federal Reserve President, weighs in.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman reports comments made by Fed President Charles Evans on the government shutdown.

  • 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.

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