NEW YORK, June 19- Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields surged to their highest levels in 15 months on Wednesday as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke suggested the U.S. central bank was prepared to reduce bond purchases if its economic outlook proves correct, even though the U.S. economy remained stuck at a sluggish pace.» Read More
Discussing whether the rally is driven by fiscal cliff concerns, with Tobias Levkovich, Citi, and Tom Lee, JPMorgan.
Goldman Sachs suggests the S&P 500 may sell off before the end of the year. Matt McCormick, Bahl and Gaynor Investment and Steve Massocca, Wedbush Securities, provide perspective.
President Obama met with CEOs to discuss a solution on the fiscal cliff, and Nation Urban League CEO Marc Morial, provides perspective on the meeting.
Discussing what a deal on the fiscal cliff might look like, and how the timeline could play out, with Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA).
CNBC's senior economics reporter Steve Liesman explains who would fall the hardest if the U.S. went over the fiscal cliff.
The FMHR traders discuss their final trades of the hour.
Discussing the impact going over the fiscal cliff would have on the U.S. economy and his company, with TD Ameritrade CEO Fredric Tomczyk.
What led to today's midday market turnaround? Quincy Krosby, Prudential Financial; Mark Spellman, Value Line Funds; and Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicolaus, offer insight.
Rounding up this week's market action, with Mike Shea, Direct Access Partners, and David Darst, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.
Larry Kantor, Barclays Capital, discusses how investors should be preparing for potential higher taxes. "Cliff is actually a bad word," he says. "It's a fiscal bleed," he says.
Joe Duran, United Capital CEO and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, discuss why some Democrats want to go over the fiscal cliff.
Yesterday, former debt commission co-chair Alan Simpson took direct aim at Grover Norquist, of Americans For Tax Reform, who has insisted Congress not raise taxes. Grover Norquist weighs in.
Discussing whether Congress and the President can really reach a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, as well as the current state of the markets, with David Darst, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management; Jeff Kleintop, LPL Financial; and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli.
Today's market losses are adding to those since the U.S. election. Ben Pace, Deutsche Bank; Scott Colyer, Advisors Asset Management; and CNBC's Amanda Drury, discuss where opportunities in the market are.
Markets are currently off their lows, and discussing investment strategies ahead of the fiscal cliff, with Sara Zervos, Oppenheimer Funds; Marc Harris, RBC Capital Markets; and CNBC's Bob Pisani.
How investors can participate in market uncertainty, with Brian Singer, William Blair; Keith Springer, Springer Financial Advisors; Joe Greco, Meridian Equity Partners; and CNBC's Jeff Cox.
Preparing your portfolio ahead of the fiscal cliff, with Bernie Clark, Schwab Advisor Services.
Discussing the state of the markets, and trading housing stocks amid uncertainty with Kenny Polcari, independent trader and CNBC's Bob Pisani.
Fed Chairman Bernanke says "housing recovering, but is not out of the woods yet." CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the impact on housing if mortgage deduction is taken away.
Fed Chief Ben Bernanke is speaking on the U.S. economy. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the details of Bernanke's remarks on housing.