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  • REUTERS POLL- BRAZIL'S CENTRAL BANK TO HOLD BENCHMARK INTEREST RATE UNCHANGED AT 11 PCT NEXT WEEK, SAY ALL 53 ECONOMISTS SURVEYED.

  • August Chicago PMI: 64.3     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 9:44 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the August Chicago PMI was a huge surprise.

  • Friday check on Treasurys     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 9:38 AM ET

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

  • SEOUL, Aug 29- South Korea's industrial output grew for a second month in July, adding to signs of improving domestic consumption, but some analysts are wagering on another interest rate cut as stubbornly weak global demand drags on the export-reliant economy.

  • What's needed to spur further easing from ECB     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 12:06 AM ET

    Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB, discusses his expectations for the euro zone inflation data due late Friday and how that will affect the European Central Bank's easing timeline.

  • Why BOJ won't budge on easing until Q2 2015     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 10:48 PM ET

    Dominic Bunning, FX Strategist at HSBC, says July's inflation figure still trends above expectations, which will underpin the Bank of Japan's confidence in a recovery.

  • *NATO says more than 1,000 Russian troops in Ukraine. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Aug 28- Gold rose for a third consecutive session on Thursday as tensions in Ukraine increased and equity markets retreated, but analysts said the rebound could be short-lived due to strong U.S. economic growth data and the prospects of a U.S. interest rate hike.

  • *Ukraine tensions add safety bid. Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of bringing troops into the southeast of the country in support of pro- Moscow separatist rebels. "It's all about Europe," said Ira Jersey, an interest rate strategist at Credit Suisse in New York.

  • *More than 1,000 Russian troops in Ukraine- NATO. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Aug 28- Gold rose for a third consecutive session on Thursday as tensions over Ukraine increased and equity markets retreated, but analysts said the rebound could be short-lived due to strong U.S. economic growth and prospects of a U.S. interest rate hike.

  • Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.1 percent Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 12:31 PM ET

    Mortgage company Freddie Mac also said Thursday that the average for a 15- year mortgage, a popular choice for people who are refinancing, rose to 3.25 percent from 3.23 percent. The National Association of Realtors said its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index rose 3.3 percent to 105.9 last month.

  • *Poll forecasts first UK rate hike in Q1 2015, of 25 bps. LONDON, Aug 28- The Bank of England will be the first major central bank to lift interest rates when it makes a move early next year, jumping the gun on the U.S. "But the pace of activity is probably stronger in the UK than in the U.S. and we are seeing a faster decline in the unemployment rate in the UK."

  • Contracts to buy US homes rise in hopeful sign Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in July, a sign that buying has improved as mortgage rates have slipped, the number of listings has risen and the rate of price increases has slowed. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index rose 3.3 percent to 105.9 last month.

  • Santelli: Curve steepening     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

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

  • *Ukraine tensions add safety bid. Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of bringing troops into the southeast of the country in support of pro- Moscow separatist rebels. "It's all about Europe," said Ira Jersey, an interest rate strategist at Credit Suisse in New York.

  • LONDON, Aug 28- Gold rose for a third straight session on Thursday due to a softer dollar and equity markets as tensions between Ukraine and Russia ratcheted up, but the metal's rebound could be short lived on prospects of a U.S. interest rate hike.

  • *Gold may retest resistance at $1,290- technicals. SINGAPORE, Aug 28- Gold rose for the third straight day on Thursday on softening dollar and increased tensions between Ukraine and Russia, but the precious metal was under pressure from rallies in equities and the prospect of a U.S. interest rate hike.

  • *Gold may retest resistance at $1,290- technicals. SINGAPORE, Aug 28- Gold rose for the third straight day on Thursday on softening dollar and increased tensions between Ukraine and Russia, but the precious metal was under pressure from rallies in equities and the prospect of a U.S. interest rate hike.

  • ECB vs BOJ: Which central bank will ease first?     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:20 PM ET

    Don Hanna, Asia Managing Director of Hanna-Roubini Global Economics, explains why the Bank of Japan will introduce stimulus before the European Central Bank.

  • Are there risks of new asset bubbles?     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:21 PM ET

    Charlie Bilello, Director of Research at Pension Partners, says ultra-low interest rates in the U.S. have driven prices of all asset classes to unprecedented levels.

  • Why GOP lite in November is good for Wall Street Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:57 AM ET

    The mid-term election will be a disappointment—but that's a good thing for Wall Street, says hedge-fund manager Todd Schoenberger.