With the weakening dollar and Yellen in the forerun for Fed chief, investors believe that US rates will remain low for even longer.
The Indonesian rupiah, which has fallen drastically over the past few months, prompting the Indonesian central bank to take aggressive action to halt the currency's fall, has developed a parabolic trend.
The Russell 2000's relative performance is pronounced, gaining an astonishing 24 percent year to date.
Larry Summers' ascension to lead the Fed ended before it began, meaning President Obama's ability to pack it with acolytes could be limited.
Who would have thought that the Fed would create enough drama in one week to be in contention for a Lifetime original movie?
Since Lehman filed for bankruptcy five years ago, a screen of the S&P 500 reveals that about 20 percent of the index components remain in the red.
Watch market movements this week. It should be quite a ride and confirm our contention that markets are not as rational as everyone thinks.
There's a modest global rally underway as Larry Summers withdraws from the Federal Reserve chair running. More important will be the Fed's updated economic outlook on Wednesday.
Happy Monday, and R.I.P. Lehman Brothers, five years later. Welcome to the special Larry Summers edition of the six-pack.
The Fed has started to wind down its monthly asset purchases and tapering suggests that the committee supports a withdrawal of an monetary stimulus.
An industry survey of airline Wi-Fi users finds some of them want a connection so badly, they'd give up access to the lavatory to get it.
Op-ed: Five years after Lehman Brothers, big pillars of reform are still not in place and five years from now, we could find ourselves in another financial crisis.
Regulators have been laboring to shore up the industry, but some still question whether cash would be safe in a crisis.
It's a two percent week. Major indices are up about two percent as Syria tensions ease, China shows signs of stabilization, and rates fall.
One of the toughest truths about investing is that no one has any idea what the market may do in the short term.
The firm's relentlessly bullish view of the market and economy didn't play well during a visit the firm's strategy team is paying to Asia.
The TARP financial industry bailout was one of the "worst decisions in the history of the United States," former Wells Fargo boss Richard Kovacevich told CNBC.
Two key questions dominate Twitter's initial public offering: where will it list, and how much will it float?
So have you heard the big news? A report out of Japan, from the Nikkei newspaper, dropped the news Larry Summers is going to be the new Fed chief.
A gentlemen's agreement between hedge fund titans Steve Cohen and Izzy Englander not to poach employees from each other's firms appears to be over.
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