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  • Fed Likely to Keep Options Open on Bond Buying Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 6:04 AM ET

    Federal Reserve policymakers will likely announce they will keep buying bonds at a monthly pace of $85 billion, while keeping their options open to scale back the program.

  • Why Yellen Should Be Next Fed Chief: Heller Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 8:04 PM ET
    Janet Yellen, vice chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve

    Vice-chair of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen is by far the most credible successor to central bank chief Ben Bernanke, former Fed Governor Robert Heller told CNBC.

  • US Housing Starts Rise but Fall Short; Prices Tame Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 8:42 AM ET

    U.S. housing starts rose less than expected in May; meanwhile, consumer prices rose in May and underlying price pressures showed signs of stabilizing after a long decline.

  • Markets More Doubtful of Fed Easing Benefits: Survey Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 7:01 AM ET

    The effects of the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program are looking more lackluster and more disruptive to market functioning, according to the latest CNBC Fed survey.

  • Obama: Bernanke at Fed ‘Longer Than He Wanted’ Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 6:58 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies during a hearing before the Joint Economic Committee May 22, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

    President Barack Obama said in an interview Fed Chair Ben Bernanke has stayed in his post "longer than he wanted."

  • How You Should Position for Rising Interest Rates Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 6:51 AM ET

    After years of record-low interest rates, a sea change could be underway, with some investors already starting to hedge their investments in preparation for an uptick.

  • $100 a Barrel Looms for US Crude This Week Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 8:59 PM ET

    A convincing move above $98 this week may foreshadow a return to $100, defying the weak fundamentals of high supply and soft demand, according to CNBC's weekly sentiment survey.

  • Get Ready For the Fed—Cramer Style     Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 6:00 PM ET

    The FOMC meeting kicks off on Tuesday. Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why this week isn't make or break it for the economy.

  • US Falls Behind in Creating Rich Entrepreneurs Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 1:03 PM ET

    America may be falling behind the rest of the world when it comes to creating entrepreneurial wealth, a study shows.

  • Cramer: A 'Nightmare Scenario' for Bulls and Bears Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 10:34 AM ET

    Cramer has become more cautious on the market right now and conditions are creating a "nightmare scenario" for just about everyone involved, he said on CNBC.

  • Home Builder Confidence Soars Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    Now that's a shot of confidence: Home builder sentiment hit a 7-year high in June.

  • Good Manufacturing News Not as Good as It Looks Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 8:33 AM ET
    A welder builds parts for finished petroleum tanks at Southern Tank and Manufacturing Inc. in Owensboro, Kentucky, U.S.

    Growth in New York state manufacturing picked up in June, but the details were less encouraging as new orders contracted further and measures of employment weakened.

  • Heeere's Bernanke: Time for the Fed to Be Specific Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 9:50 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.

    It's been a rough ride in the market and when the Fed meets, Wall Street wants details! Here's what some pros expect to hear.

  • Got Water? Keeping the Tap Going Could Get Expensive Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 10:58 AM ET

    America's water system—its treatment plants and pipes—is in need of very serious repair if the country is to have safe drinking water, experts say. And it won't come cheap.

  • Consumer Mood Comes Down From May Highs Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 9:56 AM ET

    US consumer sentiment fell this month after reaching its highest in nearly six years in May, a survey released on Friday showed.

  • Lights Out: Weak Utilities Output Hurts Production Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 9:16 AM ET
    A welder builds parts for finished petroleum tanks at Southern Tank and Manufacturing Inc. in Owensboro, Kentucky, U.S.

    US industrial production was unchanged in May, the Fed said, compared with forecasts for a light increase.

  • Food and Gas Hikes Give Lift to Producer Prices Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 8:31 AM ET
    Employees load sealed milk cartons off the production line into crates for delivery at the Snowville Creamery in Pomeroy, Ohio, U.S.

    Producer prices rose more than expected as gasoline prices rebounded, but underlying inflation remained muted, which could argue against an early scaling back by the Fed.

  • Banks Slow to Mop Up Mortgage Mess Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Despite mutibillion-dollar settlements, state and federal regulators are making slow progress in their efforts to prod banks to help mortgage borrowers avoid foreclosure.

  • Ford to Add 800 More White-Collar Jobs in US Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 10:12 AM ET

    Ford plans to add 800 more white-collar workers by the end of 2013 after already signing on 2,200 so far this year. It's another sign of surging domestic demand.

  • US Business Inventories Up, but Sales Are Weak Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 10:02 AM ET

    U.S. business inventories rose, but with goods taking longer to sell businesses could slow their pace of stock accumulation to prevent an unwanted piling up of merchandise.

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