CNBC's Steve Liesman asks Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke whether the U.S. can expect bond purchase reduction increments of $10 billion going forward, and why Bernanke does not announce an ideal unemployment number.» Read More
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says the "economy is continuing to make progress" and, as a result, the Fed will modestly reduce bond purchases in January. Bernanke also addresses unemployment, saying "recent economic indicators have increased confidence the job market gains will continue."
Pimco's co-CIO Bill Gross reacts to the Fed's decision to taper its bond purchases. He says his firm remains skeptical on the Fed's approach relative to a cyclical economy being boosted by asset prices.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports gold plunged immediately after the Fed's taper announcement, then rallied higher.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the Fed has provided future guidance for tapering and dovish guidance about interest rates on the way out.
The Fed announced a $10 billion reduction in its bond purchases. David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds; Bob Doll, Nuveen Asset Management; and Ken Volpert, Vanuard head of taxable fixed income, discuss the potential impact to bonds and equities.
Bob Doll of Nuveen Asset Management, says the economy is doing "well enough" for the Fed to begin the taper process. Ken Volpert of Vanguard, weighs in.
A holiday wish list for the "super rich," with CNBC's Robert Frank.
Ford's report on 2014 consumer trends used phrases like "FOMO," which stands for "fear of missing out." CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Sapna Maheshwari, BuzzFeed retail reporter, discuss whether the youth cares about cars.
Microsoft's website shows versions of the Surface 2 tablet are sold out. CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on the demand for these tablets.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the conversation between President Obama and top tech executives today at the White House.
Will we see a Christmas rally? Michael Farr of Farr, Miller and Washington, and Bill Smead of Smead Capital Management, discuss current market conditions.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports when participants of the Fed Survey expect the Fed to taper, as well as their GDP outlook.
Discussing which housing-related stocks investors should be buying, and staying away from, with Mark Kiesel, PIMCO managing director. "The remodel cycle will kick in and grow at 8-10 percent over the next 2 years," he says.
Confidence among the nation's home builders jumped 4 points on the NAHB's monthly sentiment index. CNBC's Diana Olick provides insight.
The markets are focused on whether the Federal Reserve will taper -- but long ago, there was a large herbivore called tapir. "Street Signs" looks at what taper and tapir have in common.
Discussing the state of the global economy, and when the Fed might taper, with James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, and David Lutz, Stifel Nicolaus.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports how the weekend's messy storm impacted retail sales.
CNBC's Mandy Drury and Jane Wells model two winter coats: one costs $30, while the other is $1,800. See if you can tell which is which, with CNBC's Robert Frank.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on WestJet's 5-minute promotional video in which passengers were given gifts at baggage claim they had wished for at check-in. Some say gifts should have been given to those in need.
Shares of Facebook have nearly doubled this year. Victor Anthony, Topeka Capital senior analyst, and Ben Schachter, Macquarie Research analyst, debate the company's potential for 2014.