Central Banks


  • Fed taper debate has impacted US banks     Friday, 11 Oct 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Matthew McCormick, vice president of Bahl & Gaynor Investment Counsel, expects U.S. banks' earnings to beat expectations but have "weak" revenues and a "gloomy outlook".

  • Investing in volatile times     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 7:12 PM ET

    Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy, Nomura and Arjuna Mahendran, CIO, Wealth Management Division, Emirates National Bank of Dubai discuss the impact of US debt crisis on markets and growth and suggest investment strategies to navigate the markets.

  • Schnider: Commodities need clarity from US     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 6:54 PM ET

    Dominic Schnider, Head of Commodity Research at UBS Wealth Management speaks about the outlook for commodities in light of current risk events.

  • Peter Boockvar, Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group, says investors should be more focused on what the Fed is going to do and how the earnings season is going to shape up.

  • Who are the world's sexiest central bankers?     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 8:31 PM ET

    The Asia Squawk Box team discusses the sex appeal around Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan, and other global central bank chiefs.

  • Art Cashin: No pullback after spike     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 2:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the buying frenzy after Boehner's speech.

  • If the U.S. defaults, what is the impact to housing? Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, discusses the potential impact to mortgage rates and lending.

  • The IMF says a reduction in bond buying too early or too fast by the Fed will lead to a $2.3 trillion in bond losses. Jerry Castellini, CastleArk Management, and James Camp, Eagle Asset Management, provide perspective.

  • Boehner: It's time for leadership     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 11:26 AM ET

    House Speaker John Boehner addresses the debt ceiling battle. "It's time for leadership and time for negotiations to begin," he says.

  • Lew: Congress should fund government     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman follows Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testimony in Washington.

  • Global markets update     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Carolin Roth reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including gains in the FTSE 100 and CAC 40.

  • Futures hold gains amid hopes for budget resolution Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 8:44 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were sharply higher Thursday as investors were encouraged by signs that the political stalemate in Washington was easing.

  • The ‘sexy’ central banker who's causing a stir Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 1:54 AM ET
    Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan (center)

    Raghuram Rajan has helped restore calm to volatile markets and a battered rupee.

  • US is essentially bust: Pro     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Peter Elston, Head of Asia Pacific Strategy & Asset Allocation at Aberdeen Asset Management, says politics is making it hard for the Fed to make a proper exit from QE.

  • Want Fed to focus on a sound Dollar: Rep. Brady     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 7:47 PM ET

    Discussing the ideal Federal Reserve, with Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), and CNBC contributor Jim Pethokoukis.

  • Will Yellen continue Fed's stimulus?     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    Is Janet Yellen the right person for the role of Federal Reserve Chair? Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), and CNBC contributor Jim Pethokoukis, share their opinions.

  • Frank Holmes, CEO & CIO at U.S. Global Investors explains why the Fed won't start to taper QE for at least another 2 years. He also makes the case for gold and energy companies.

  • Brazil's fifth interest rate hike, no sign of stopping Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 9:22 PM ET

    Brazil raised interest rates for the fifth straight time on Wednesday and gave no indication of backing off its battle with high inflation.

  • Yellen has new challenges Bernanke didn't: Pro     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 3:28 PM ET

    President Obama has nominated Janet Yellen to be the next Federal Reserve Chair. CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist, discuss how the Fed might be refocused.

  • Yellen accepts Fed Chair nomination     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 3:24 PM ET

    President Obama has nominated Janet Yellen to be the next Federal Reserve Chair. She accepts and thanks President Obama for the nomination. "The Fed's effectiveness depends on the commitment, ingenuity and integrity of the Fed staff and my fellow policymakers," she says.

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