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CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss Bernanke ahead of his speech. He's in a funny position, says Cashin, who believes the Fed Chairman is also going to address his legacy. There will be talk of tapering, Cashin believes, because Bernanke wants it on his watch.
Across from you is Ben Bernanke, probably the most influential person in the world when it comes to financial markets and the economy. What would you ask him?
The Fed will probably put off tapering its bond-buying "for a little bit" but has to start scaling back next year, two top economists tell CNBC.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as investors await the Fed's policy statement following its two-day meeting.
Adam Posen, president of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, discusses the global economy and how when the Fed starts to taper, markets will be back in the "real world".
Australia's economy has been clouded with negative forecasts in recent weeks, but a recent report argues the economy is poised for a rapid acceleration in the coming months.
Ashraf Laidi, Chief Global Strategist at City Index says the market has always had a binary set of reactions to Fed stimulus. He expects the Fed to maintain its $85 bn monthly purchases unchanged into mid Q1 2014.
Andrew Sullivan, Director Asian Sales Trading of Kim Eng Securities says the Federal Reserve that needs to convince markets that a rollback of stimulus will be a gradual process.
*Sentiment in China continues at record low. SEOUL, June 19- Asia's top companies have become more optimistic about their business outlook with the retail and shipping industries rebounding sharply in the second quarter of 2013, the latest Thomson Reuters/INSEAD Asia Business Sentiment Survey shows.
The poor man¿s gold ¿ silver ¿ could outperform the bullion, according to Simon Mikhailovich, Co-Founder at Tocqueville Bullion Reserve. Here's why.
Is Ben Bernanke's approach to QE tapering right? Adrian Foster , Head of Financial Markets Research, Asia Pacific at Rabobank, weighs in.
William Poole, Senior Fellow at Cato Institute and Former President of the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank explains why the central bank cannot continue on its current course of easy money.
Stuart Oakley , Managing Director of Asian Currency Trading at Nomura warns that investors remain skeptical of Abe's policies and recommends that the BOJ manages volatility like the Fed does.
Japanese PM Abe said on Tuesday G-8 leaders expressed strong support for his "Abenomics" economic policies and heard no concerns about Japan's super easy monetary easing.
Strong export numbers from Japan are a hopeful sign for the success of the country's economic policies but it's still early days to say that the country's export sector has turned a corner, analysts say.
BELFAST, June 18- Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday G8 leaders expressed strong support for his "Abenomics" economic policies and heard no concerns about Japan's super easy monetary easing.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick discusses the accomplishments of the G8 leaders in regards to the summit's official agenda of trade, tax and transparency.
The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo discusses the day's top business and financial stories, and looks ahead to tomorrow's Closing Bell.