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  • S&P could hit 3K by 2020: Morgan Stanley Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 1:42 PM ET

    There's a slow and steady path for the S&P 500 to hit 3,000, Morgan Stanley's Adam Parker says.

  • Santelli: Dollar benefits from QE     Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 1:32 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Will August gains give way to September pain? Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 12:43 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    September is typically not good for the market, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari. Is there pain ahead?

  • Cashin awaits Thursday's rate decisions     Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the trading action the day after Labor Day, and the economic data expected this week.

  • Not that many ABS to buy in Europe: Pro     Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group, says that all signs point to more action from the ECB, but that it "won't be QE as we know it".

  • Santelli Exchange: Central bank manipulation     Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 10:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santellli and Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, discuss interest rate manipulation and the likelihood of a QE program coming out of Thursday's ECB meeting.

  • How Europe’s economic slump could doom Ukraine Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 10:20 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a news conference with Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko in Kiev in late August.

    Even Germany, whose economy powered the euro zone's tepid recovery, is slipping, and Ukraine could suffer, The Fiscal Times reports.

  • Yellen's labor gauges     Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 10:09 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference.

    CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses expectations for Friday's jobs data and how it may impact the Fed's timetable for raising interest rates.

  • ECB to announce ABS purchases?     Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Tim Harris, CEO of Harris Capital, says the ECB could announce the purchase of asset-backed securities on Thursday in order to "get the liquidity flowing".

  • RBA keeps rates steady, says China housing a concern Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 12:36 AM ET

    As widely expected, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) on Tuesday left its key cash rate at a record low of 2.5 percent, where it's been since August of last year, and suggested rates will stay on hold for a while.

  • RBA leaves interest rates on hold at 2.5%     Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Tony Farnham, Economist & Analyst, Patersons Securities, explains why the Reserve Bank of Australia is worried about China's property sector. He later discusses his outlook on Australia.

  • Ahead of ECB, euro will stay near 1.31: Expert     Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 12:03 AM ET

    Ahead of the European Central Bank's policy meeting, Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets, says the euro will see a "slow grind down" against the greenback.

  • Will global central banks deliver this week?     Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 11:23 PM ET

    Laura Fitzsimmons, VP for Futures and Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank, outlines her expectations for central bank decisions in Australia, Japan and the euro zone.

  • Mark Matthews, Head of Research Asia at Bank Julius Baer, explains why the European Central Bank could implement new rules about asset-backed securities this week.

  • Will the European Central Bank affect Asia?     Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 9:35 PM ET

    Fan Cheuk Wan, Chief Investment Officer Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse Private Banking and Wealth Management, says easing from the ECB is unlikely and discusses what that means for Asia.

  • Ahead of the Reserve Bank of Australia's monetary policy decision on Tuesday, Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC, discusses his expectations.

  • Coming to Europe: A ‘three arrow’ strategy? Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 6:27 PM ET

    European Central Bank (ECB) chief Mario Draghi appears to be implementing his own three-pronged plan to rescue the euro zone economy.

  • European bank lending 'very weak': Pro     Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Alan Higgins, U.K. CIO at Coutts, says the weak euro zone PMI reflects the "very weak" bank lending environment and says a ECB rate cut is more likely than a quantitative easing program.

  • David Nowakowski, director of fixed income strategy at Roubini Global Economics, says ECB President Mario Draghi's next policy moves will be "Abenomics for the euro zone".

  • ECB vs US jobs: Which is the greater risk?     Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 6:24 PM ET

    Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy at National Australia Bank, discusses whether the nonfarm payrolls report or the European Central Bank's policy decision will be more dangerous for markets.

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