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  • TREASURIES-Yields curve steepens on profit taking Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 3:24 PM ET

    *Ukraine tensions keep safety bid for U.S. debt. NEW YORK, Aug 26- Most U.S. "There has been recent flattening of the curve to the narrowest levels since January 2009, and some people are unwinding that trade," said Justin Lederer, an interest rate strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald in New York.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 26- The dollar extended gains on Tuesday on hopes U.S. policymakers will raise interest rates as the battered euro continued to struggle on expectations of soft inflation data and more monetary easing in Europe. "We are seeing the dollar consolidate," said Eric Viloria, currency strategist at Wells Fargo Securities in New York.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 26- Three regional Federal Reserve banks, whose presidents are among the more hawkish of U.S. central bankers, continued to press for an increase in the Fed's emergency lending rate ahead of last month's policy-setting meeting, according to minutes on Tuesday.

  • AP survey: Fed's outlook correct but not solution Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Economists appear to be of two minds about the Federal Reserve. Yet the latest Associated Press survey of economists finds that most fear the Fed will wait too long to raise interest rates and thereby risk stoking inflation or creating asset bubbles. Still, they're concerned that Janet Yellen's Fed won't raise rates soon enough.

  • Once 'Best in the West', Israel's economy shows cracks Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 9:57 AM ET

    *War with Hamas weighing on consumers, industry, tourism. *Bank of Israel has cut interest rates twice; at record low. The war against Hamas in Gaza, which ran into a 50th day on Tuesday, has taken a heavy toll, hitting tourism, slowing consumer spending as people stay indoors and denting manufacturing, especially in plants close to Gaza.

  • *Ukraine tensions keep safety bid for U.S. debt. NEW YORK, Aug 26- U.S. "It's tough for Treasuries to sell off here given what's going on in Europe," said Gennadiy Goldberg, interest rate strategist at TD Securities in New York.

  • Santelli takes the long view     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 5:19 p.m. EDT Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 5:19 PM ET

    A United jet was diverted after a passenger used gadget to prohibit another from reclining Amazon to buy video game streaming service Twitch for $970 million Burger King may move to Canada despite upset US customers Standard& Poor's 500 hits 2,000 for the first time, then edges back; Burger King soars With day game biz on rise, new legal questions surface for billion-dollar fantasy industry Meet the Kochs: 4 brothers who took the family genes and money in way different directions US new-home sales drop 2.4 percent in July to annual rate of 412,000 Engine Capital goes public with its push for the sale of the Ann Taylor chain Expectations for central bank stimulus grow in Europe; French PM resigns in feud over economy Economists say Federal Reserve is on' the right track', expect interest rates to rise in 2015

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 5:14 p.m. EDT Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 5:14 PM ET

    A United jet was diverted after a passenger used gadget to prohibit another from reclining Amazon to buy video game streaming service Twitch for $970 million Burger King may move to Canada despite upset US customers Standard& Poor's 500 hits 2,000 points for the first time, then edges back; Burger King soars With day game biz on rise, new legal questions surface for billion-dollar fantasy industry Meet the Kochs: 4 brothers who took the family genes and money in way different directions US new-home sales drop 2.4 percent in July to annual rate of 412,000 Engine Capital goes public with its push for the sale of the Ann Taylor chain Expectations for central bank stimulus grow in Europe; French PM resigns in feud over economy Economists say Federal Reserve is on' the right track', expect interest rates to rise in 2015

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:54 p.m. EDT Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 4:54 PM ET

    Amazon to buy video game streaming service Twitch for $970 million Burger King may move to Canada despite upset US customers Standard& Poor's 500 hits 2,000 points for the first time, then edges back; Burger King soars With day game biz on rise, new legal questions surface for billion-dollar fantasy industry Meet the Kochs: 4 brothers who took the family genes and money in way different directions US new-home sales drop 2.4 percent in July to annual rate of 412,000 Engine Capital goes public with its push for the sale of the Ann Taylor chain Expectations for central bank stimulus grow in Europe; French PM resigns in feud over economy Economists say Federal Reserve is on' the right track', expect interest rates to rise in 2015 Toyota's most rugged Land Cruiser 70 is back in Japan, a nameplate that represents durability

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:50 p.m. EDT Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 4:50 PM ET

    Amazon to buy video game streaming service Twitch for $970 million Burger King may move to Canada despite upset US customers Standard& Poor's 500 hits 2,000 points for the first time, then edges back; Burger King soars With day game biz on rise, new legal questions surface for billion-dollar fantasy industry Meet the Kochs: 4 brothers who took the family genes and money in way different directions US new-home sales drop 2.4 percent in July to annual rate of 412,000 Engine Capital goes public with its push for the sale of the Ann Taylor chain Expectations for central bank stimulus grow in Europe; French PM resigns in feud over economy Economists say Federal Reserve is on' the right track', expect interest rates to rise in 2015 Toyota's most rugged Land Cruiser 70 is back in Japan, a nameplate that represents durability

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:37 p.m. EDT Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 4:37 PM ET

    Amazon to buy video game streaming service Twitch for $970 million Burger King may move to Canada despite upset US customers Standard& Poor's 500 hits 2,000 points for the first time, then edges back; Burger King soars With day game biz on rise, new legal questions surface for billion-dollar fantasy industry Meet the Kochs: 4 brothers who took the family genes and money in way different directions US new-home sales drop 2.4 percent in July to annual rate of 412,000 Engine Capital goes public with its push for the sale of the Ann Taylor chain Expectations for central bank stimulus grow in Europe; French PM resigns in feud over economy Economists say Federal Reserve is on' the right track', expect interest rates to rise in 2015 Toyota's most rugged Land Cruiser 70 is back in Japan, a nameplate that represents durability

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:28 p.m. EDT Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 4:28 PM ET

    Burger King may move to Canada despite upset US customers Standard& Poor's 500 hits 2,000 points for the first time, then edges back; Burger King soars With day game biz on rise, new legal questions surface for billion-dollar fantasy industry Meet the Kochs: 4 brothers who took the family genes and money in way different directions US new-home sales drop 2.4 percent in July to annual rate of 412,000 Engine Capital goes public with its push for the sale of the Ann Taylor chain Expectations for central bank stimulus grow in Europe; French PM resigns in feud over economy Economists say Federal Reserve is on' the right track', expect interest rates to rise in 2015 Toyota's most rugged Land Cruiser 70 is back in Japan, a nameplate that represents durability Vivus acquires patent rights to Qsymia ingredient, terms not disclosed

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:12 p.m. EDT Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 4:12 PM ET

    Standard& Poor's 500 hits 2,000 points for the first time, then edges back; Burger King soars Burger King may move to Canada despite upset US customers With day game biz on rise, new legal questions surface for billion-dollar fantasy industry Meet the Kochs: 4 brothers who took the family genes and money in way different directions US new-home sales drop 2.4 percent in July to annual rate of 412,000 Engine Capital goes public with its push for the sale of the Ann Taylor chain Expectations for central bank stimulus grow in Europe; French PM resigns in feud over economy Economists say Federal Reserve is on' the right track', expect interest rates to rise in 2015 Toyota's most rugged Land Cruiser 70 is back in Japan, a nameplate that represents durability Vivus acquires patent rights to Qsymia ingredient, terms not disclosed

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 3:53 p.m. EDT Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 3:53 PM ET

    S&P 500 trades above 2,000 points for first time; Burger King jumps on deal talks Burger King may move to Canada despite upset US customers With day game biz on rise, new legal questions surface for billion-dollar fantasy industry Meet the Kochs: 4 brothers who took the family genes and money in way different directions US new-home sales drop 2.4 percent in July to annual rate of 412,000 Engine Capital goes public with its push for the sale of the Ann Taylor chain Expectations for central bank stimulus grow in Europe; French PM resigns in feud over economy Economists say Federal Reserve is on' the right track', expect interest rates to rise in 2015 Toyota's most rugged Land Cruiser 70 is back in Japan, a nameplate that represents durability Vivus acquires patent rights to Qsymia ingredient, terms not disclosed

  • US Treasury bill rates unchanged at weekly auction Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 3:51 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were unchanged in Monday's auction with both the three-month and six-month bills going for the same rates as the previous week. The Treasury Department auctioned $29 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.030 percent, matching last week's rate.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 3:33 p.m. EDT Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 3:33 PM ET

    S&P 500 trades above 2,000 points for first time; Burger King jumps on deal talks Burger King may move to Canada despite upset US customers With day game biz on rise, new legal questions surface for billion-dollar fantasy industry Meet the Kochs: 4 brothers who took the family genes and money in way different directions US new-home sales drop 2.4 percent in July to annual rate of 412,000 Engine Capital goes public with its push for the sale of the Ann Taylor chain Expectations for central bank stimulus grow in Europe; French PM resigns in feud over economy Economists say Federal Reserve is on' the right track', expect interest rates to rise in 2015 Toyota's most rugged Land Cruiser 70 is back in Japan, a nameplate that represents durability Vivus acquires patent rights to Qsymia ingredient, terms not disclosed

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 3:24 p.m. EDT Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 3:24 PM ET

    S&P 500 trades above 2,000 points for first time; Burger King jumps on deal talks Burger King in talks to buy Tim Hortons, creating new publicly listed company based in Canada With day game biz on rise, new legal questions surface for billion-dollar fantasy industry Meet the Kochs: 4 brothers who took the family genes and money in way different directions US new-home sales drop 2.4 percent in July to annual rate of 412,000 Engine Capital goes public with its push for the sale of the Ann Taylor chain Expectations for central bank stimulus grow in Europe; French PM resigns in feud over economy Economists say Federal Reserve is on' the right track', expect interest rates to rise in 2015 Toyota's most rugged Land Cruiser 70 is back in Japan, a nameplate that represents durability Vivus acquires patent rights to Qsymia ingredient, terms not disclosed

  • Behind July's housing drop     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 3:21 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the disappointing new home sales data in the month of July.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 2:45 p.m. EDT Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 2:45 PM ET

    S&P 500 trades above 2,000 points for first time; Burger King jumps on deal talks Burger King in talks to buy Tim Hortons, creating new publicly listed company based in Canada With day game biz on rise, new legal questions surface for billion-dollar fantasy industry Meet the Kochs: 4 brothers who took the family genes and money in way different directions US new-home sales drop 2.4 percent in July to annual rate of 412,000 Engine Capital goes public with its push for the sale of the Ann Taylor chain Expectations for central bank stimulus grow in Europe; French PM resigns in feud over economy Economists say Federal Reserve is on' the right track', expect interest rates to rise in 2015 Toyota's most rugged Land Cruiser 70 is back in Japan, a nameplate that represents durability Vivus acquires patent rights to Qsymia ingredient, terms not disclosed