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  • Santelli: Yields 'steady (ish)'  Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 9:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the eur/yen trade.

  • US can help homeowners, manage risk: HUD secretary Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 9:27 AM ET
    Mayor of San Antonio, Texas, Julian Castro speaks during the opening plenary session of Families USA's Health Action 2014 conference January 23, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    The government can help homeowners while also managing risks that contributed to the country's housing crisis, Julian Castro told CNBC.

  • HUD's Castro: Helping middle class home buyers  Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 8:09 AM ET

    HUD Secretary Julian Castro, discusses home lending standards, and steps the FHA has taken to safeguard against another housing crisis, yet provide responsible home buyers a chance to own a home.

  • FHA lowering annual premiums  Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 8:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick, and HUD Secretary Julian Castro, discuss the Federal Housing Administration's move to lower insurance premiums and how it is expected to help first-time home buyers.

  • What to expect from Fed this week  Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 7:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides a preview of the Federal Reserve's all-important meeting.

  • Jan 25- Interest rates in Britain may need to start rising sooner than many expectations, Kristin Forbes, a member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee, said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal. Healthy growth in the United States and low oil prices could trigger consumption and investments in the UK that would help the cause for hiking...

  • ISLAMABAD, Jan 24- Pakistan's central bank cut its key discount rate to 8.5 percent from 9.5 percent on Saturday, in line with analyst expectations and citing lower inflationary pressure due to falling global oil prices. The International Monetary Fund saved Pakistan from possible default in 2013 by agreeing to lend it $6.8 billion over three years.

  • Pakistan central bank cuts key rate to 8.5 percent Saturday, 24 Jan 2015 | 7:39 AM ET

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 24- Pakistan's central bank cut its key discount rate to 8.5 percent from 9.5 percent on Saturday, in line with analyst expectations, citing lower inflationary pressure due to falling global oil prices.

  • The week that was: QE & the ECB  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 3:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories. Stocks ended the week positive. Europe instituted a bond-buying boost. And is McDonald's poised for a comeback?

  • It's downhill for US after Saudi king dies: Experts Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 1:38 PM ET

    The Saudis ultimately want higher oil prices, Again Capital partner John Kilduff tells CNBC after the death of King Abdullah.

  • Santelli: 10-year unchanged on the week  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 9:42 AM ET

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

  • OTTAWA, Jan 23- Lower gasoline costs pulled down the Canadian annual inflation rate in December to a nine-month low, Statistics Canada said on Friday, two days after the Bank of Canada cut interest rates due to slumping oil prices. But in a sign that inflation was not totally benign, the measure of core inflation- which strips out the prices of some volatile items and...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Jan 23- South Africa's Reserve Bank will keep its benchmark interest rate at 5.75 percent on Thursday following a dip in inflation due to lower oil prices, a Reuters poll forecast on Friday. A more stable rand, since the European Central Bank's decision on Thursday to launch quantitative easing lifted emerging market currencies, has also reduced...

  • Goldman's Blankfein: This market hard to figure out Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 8:38 AM ET
    Lloyd Blankfein, CEO, Goldman Sachs Group

    Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein tells CNBC that stock volatility is probably back for the foreseeable future.

  • OTTAWA, Jan 23- Lower gasoline costs pulled down the Canadian annual inflation rate in December to a nine-month low, Statistics Canada said on Friday, two days after the Bank of Canada cut interest rates due to slumping oil prices. The annualized rate in December dropped to 1.5 percent from 2.0 percent in November, which is the midpoint of the Bank of Canada's 1 to 3...

  • Kyle Bass: Falling oil to push back Fed rate hike Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 8:12 AM ET
    Kyle Bass at the 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass tells CNBC that falling oil prices are creating a "deflationary environment" that will force the Fed to delay a rate hike.

  • US banks resign themselves to lower yields Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 7:32 AM ET
    A Wells Fargo bank branch in New York City.

    U.S. banks are now resigning themselves to at least another few quarters of low rates, executives and analysts said.

  • The European Central Bank said on Thursday it would buy 60 billion euros of bonds a month starting in March, boosting Russian assets. Russia's key interest rate is at 17 percent, more than 10 percent higher than in most Western countries. The rouble was also supported on Friday by higher prices for oil, Russia's chief export.

  • *Interest rate cuts seen in China, India, South Korea. BENGALURU, Jan 23- Emerging Asian economies will grow at a lackluster pace this year and next, held back by a slowdown in China and weak global demand, while cooling inflation will probably throw open the door for monetary policy easing, a Reuters poll showed. China's growth rate will probably slow further to 7.0...

  • SEOUL, Jan 23- South Korea's economy slowed sharply in the final quarter of 2014, with growth hovering around six-year lows, knocked by weak government spending and global demand and heaping pressure on the central bank to cut interest rates further. The weak quarterly growth rate, which was in line with forecast from a Reuters survey of 16 analysts, comes after...