Interest Rates


  • Wednesday Look Ahead: Fed's Decision to Rule Markets Tuesday, 23 Jun 2009 | 6:36 PM ET

    Markets hang on the Fed's every word, and already investors have been handicapping the outcome of possible changes in the Fed's statement Wednesday afternoon.

  • Web Extra: Fast & Furious Trades For Wednesday Tuesday, 23 Jun 2009 | 6:19 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders game Nike earnings, oil inventories and other events that are likely to move the market on Wednesday.

  • Stocks End Mixed as Boeing Drags on Dow Tuesday, 23 Jun 2009 | 5:49 PM ET

    U.S. stocks finished mixed Tuesday as a quick boost from a well-received Treasury auction fizzled and Boeing dragged on the Dow.

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    Many home sales are falling apart at the last minute because "appraisals are coming in unrealistically low,” says NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun.

  • Stocks Turn Mixed as Auction Boost Fades Tuesday, 23 Jun 2009 | 2:19 PM ET

    U.S. stocks turned mixed Tuesday after a quick boost from a well-received Treasury auction.

  • Stocks Skid After Home Sales, Boeing News Tuesday, 23 Jun 2009 | 12:47 PM ET

    Stocks dipped Tuesday after a report showed home sales rose but not as much as expected but started to claw back almost immediately.

  • Don't Bet on Exit Strategy from the Fed: Economists Tuesday, 23 Jun 2009 | 9:04 AM ET

    There is still a long way to go for the US economy before it gets better, and a long-term strategy to deal with the increasing budget deficit is needed for the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing policies to be successful, economists told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Futures Gain; Starbucks, Steelmakers Higher Tuesday, 23 Jun 2009 | 8:16 AM ET

    Futures indicated a fairly flat open for Wall Street Tuesday, after the stock market saw its worst one-day loss in two months, as defensive stocks rose.

  • Fast & Furious Trades For Tuesday Monday, 22 Jun 2009 | 6:19 PM ET

    Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades - hot ways to play tomorrow's market moving events.

  • Mortgage Bankers Slash 2009 Forecasts Monday, 22 Jun 2009 | 4:13 PM ET

    Today the Mortgage Bankers Association put out a revision in its 2009 originations forecast. A big revision. A $700 billion revision.

  • 'We Have An Alphabet Soup of Regulators': CEO Monday, 22 Jun 2009 | 10:42 AM ET

    While the Obama administration’s financial overhaul plan is directionally correct, it requires refinement, said Gene Ludwig, CEO of Promontory Financial, a firm that tries to fix troubled banks.

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    The price of oil, which is rising too fast, and long-term interest rates that are beginning to creep up are likely to suppress a budding recovery, famous economist Nouriel Roubini, also dubbed "Dr. Doom," told CNBC Monday.

  • Market Tips: 10-15% Correction Possible Monday, 22 Jun 2009 | 6:02 AM ET

    Global stock markets have enjoyed a strong performance over the past three months, but that could be over and stocks could be facing a 10-to-15 percent correction, one expert told CNBC. Famous economist Nouriel Roubini shared the bearish sentiment by saying there would be a “significant market correction.”

  • Take Your Position: Fed Meeting Friday, 19 Jun 2009 | 5:34 PM ET

    It seems next week’s Fed meeting will likely move the markets. But which way?

  • Hyperinflation Could Hit US In 5-10 Years: Dr. Doom Friday, 19 Jun 2009 | 3:44 PM ET

    The US  is headed toward hyperinflation, and within five to 10 years it could have rates of 10 to 20 percent, said Marc Faber, editor and publisher of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report.

  • $15,000 Home Buyer Tax Credit Proposal Friday, 19 Jun 2009 | 1:48 PM ET

    With mortgage interest rates creeping higher again - a new idea is floating around industry associations and Capitol Hill. It’s another home buyer tax credit.

  • A Credit Squeeze for Small Business Owners Friday, 19 Jun 2009 | 10:41 AM ET

    A crackdown on credit limits by card companies is squeezing the nation’s 27 million small businesses, exacerbating the problems brought on by a stagnant economy.

  • S.Korea's KIC to Resume Overseas Investment in 2009 Thursday, 18 Jun 2009 | 11:54 PM ET
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    The South Korean government will pump an additional $3 billion into the Korea Investment Corp (KIC) this month to enable the sovereign wealth fund to resume overseas investment, a finance ministry official said on Friday.

  • The Next Big Market Catalyst Thursday, 18 Jun 2009 | 5:44 PM ET

    Traders are preparing for the next major market catalyst and it's only days away. Will you be ready?

  • Kudlow: Fed Overseeing Systemic Risk? What a Mess Wednesday, 17 Jun 2009 | 5:51 PM ET
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    The big winner of the Obama financial-regulation plan appears to be the Federal Reserve, which becomes the consolidated supervisor of large, systemically important banks.