Federal Reserve policymakers are meeting today in one of the most closely watched central bank conferences in years. The Fed is slated to release its interest rate-cut decision at 2:15pm ET.
CNBC asked the experts what they expect the Fed to do -- and what impact it will have on the economy and markets.
The PPI And The Fed
Will the Fed cut rates by 25 or 50 basis points? Craig Alexander, deputy chief economist at TD Bank Financial Group, and Brian Sack, vice president at Macroeconomic Advisers, explain how the Producer Price Index (PPI) affects the answer. With CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Greenspan's Guided Tour
Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman, gives CNBC's Steve Liesman the inside scoop on what it's like in a heated Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting.
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer points to a stock that may be worth a look regardless of the Fed's decision today.
Countdown Task Force
CNBC's Task Force pools its market intelligence on the upcoming Fed decision on interest rates. Featuring Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at Standard & Poor's; Drew Matus, senior financial market economist at Lehman Brothers; Peter Yastrow, market strategist at MF Global; and Kevin Ferry, chief market strategist at Cronus Futures Management. With CNBC's Carl Quintanilla.