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  • Yellen: Needed accommodative monetary policy     Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen discusses lower than normal interest rates and the dangers of tightening monetary policy too soon.

  • We are 'bond bulls', ECB will intervene: Pro     Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 2:40 AM ET

    Barnaby Martin, credit strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says he is bullish on bonds as he expects the European Central Bank to engage in a quantitative easing program.

  • Does Asia face Portugal-style debt risks? Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 1:21 AM ET

    Rising Asia corporate debt levels may make investors nervous after missed debt payments by a Portugal conglomerate spurred renewed default fears.

  • Italy's banking sector is exposed: Pro     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Losses at banks in Europe¿s periphery could total 200 billion euros ($272 billion), warned Bob McKee, chief economist of Independent Strategy, who said he was especially concerned about Italian banks.

  • Markets 'nervous' over peripheral spreads: Pro     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 4:15 AM ET

    Peter Schaffrik, head of European rates strategy at RBC Capital Markets, says investors are "nervous" about the tight peripheral yield spreads.

  • What taper tantrum? EM bonds return to peaks Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 6:28 PM ET

    Emerging market bonds have been hot this year, erasing price falls following last year's "taper tantrum," but some say the rally may be getting old.

  • Is shadow banking set to take off globally? Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 12:30 AM ET

    Shadow banking gets tagged as a China risk, but it may be rising globally as low interest rates spur yield chasing and tougher rules constrain banks.

  • Simon Ballard, head of credit strategy at National Australia Bank, says credit spreads are hitting new highs.

  • Why Australia shares may be poised to rally Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 6:54 PM ET

    Despite a plethora of headwinds, Australia shares may be poised for a rally, as analysts expect more companies to pursue acquisitions.

  • China’s risky borrowers really getting a better deal? Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 7:04 PM ET

    China shadow banks have lower lending rates than traditional banks, China Beige Book data show, but it may not signal a hiccup in efforts to curb the sector.

  • Are Asian households over their heads in debt? Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 9:51 PM ET

    Household debt in Asia is growing quickly, spurring concerns consumers may struggle to pay their bills as interest rates start to tick higher.

  • Argentina's debt battle     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 9:10 AM ET

    Argentina faces default if it does not repay $1.3 billion by June 30th. The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss the debt dilemma facing the Argentine Republic.

  • America's student loan crisis     Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    Discussing the move by Starbucks to offer free college tuition to employees and the student loan debt crisis in America, with Naomi Schaefer Riley, author of "Faculty Lounges," and Bill Zimmerman, author of "The Student Loan Swindle."

  • Chip-enabled 'smart' credit cards coming to US Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 2:34 PM ET
    Visa smart card with Europay, MasterCard and Visa chip, which replaces the magnetic strip.

    Sam's Club is just weeks away from becoming the first national retailer to offer its customers a chip-enabled "smart card."

  • ECB VP: Room to tweak interest rates further     Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    CNBC's Geoff Cutmore speaks to Vitor Constancio VP of the European Central Bank, about additional interest rate cuts and whether potential fines against BNP Paribas could lead to QE in the euro zone.

  • Forget the plastic, cash is still king Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 10:46 AM ET
    An employee rings up a customer at the Macy's flagship store in New York.

    Americans are using cash more frequently than any other type of payment, a new report shows, especially when it comes to small purchases.

  • Putting your house to work     Friday, 30 May 2014 | 3:14 PM ET

    Home equity lines of credit jumped 8 percent in Q1. CNBC contributor Herb Greenberg, and Dolly Lenz, Dolly Lenz Real Estate, discuss if this is a red flag for the housing market.

  • Pimco's McCulley: Yellen doing fantastic     Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 2:07 PM ET

    Pimco's Bill Gross and Paul McCulley, discuss whether investors have gone credit crazy.

  • 6 ways to beat coming interest rate hikes Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 9:44 AM ET

    The Fed could raise interest rates by the middle of next year but consumers can use the methods to get ahead. The Fiscal Times reports.

  • Credit default rates at post-recession low Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 1:13 PM ET

    Americans defaulted at the lowest rates last month since before the recession rocked the U.S. economy, according to a new report.