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  • Fed Hawks, Doves Divided Over Improved Labor Market Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 9:13 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    As the Federal Reserve mulls reducing asset purchases, the improved labor market is spurring debate between Fed "hawks" and "doves" over what the right policy decision should be.

  • Rallies End Sometime, but This One May Not End Soon Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 7:34 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Market rallies have to end sometime for sure, but history suggests the current one, despite its seemingly bloated nature, doesn't have to end soon.

  • Oklahoma Tornado Damage Could Hit $2 Billion: Expert Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 9:16 AM ET
    Cars are piled up after a devastating tornado hits Moore, Oklahoma are marked with with spray paint after they were searched for victims.

    Rescuers desperately search for survivors in the rubble of flattened communities a day after a 2-mile-wide tornado carved a path of destruction in Oklahoma.

  • It's Back: Shadow Banking Hits Post-Crisis Highs Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 7:26 AM ET

    What Warren Buffett once called "financial weapons of mass destruction" are firing again, with securitization and shadow banking at post-crisis highs.

  • A 'Great Rotation'? More Like 'Gradual': Goldman Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 6:48 AM ET

    Calls earlier in the year for a "great rotation" into stocks from fixed income may have been a little premature, but Goldman Sachs' replacement for Jim O'Neill says there will be a "gradual rotation".

  • Economy Is on the Move Again—And So Are Americans Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 6:45 AM ET

    Thanks to the brightening employment picture and an uptick in the housing market, Americans are packing up and relocating. And the pace is likely to pick up this summer.

  • Fed Right on the Money Policy: Chicago's Evans Monday, 20 May 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said the Fed has the appropriate level of monetary accommodation in place to let the reach "escape velocity" next year.

  • What strong dollar? US boom provides oil hedge Monday, 20 May 2013 | 1:17 PM ET

    The energy boom in the U.S. is providing a shock absorber of sorts for major oil companies, helping to hedge a strong dollar amid an the increase in domestic production.

  • Market and the Economy: What the Fed Is Missing Monday, 20 May 2013 | 10:57 AM ET
    Richard Fisher President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

    Whatever course it chooses, the Fed will have to grapple with the reality that while its policies have helped stocks, they've been less effective at growing the economy.

  • Trouble on American Farms: 'We Face a Grim Future' Monday, 20 May 2013 | 10:24 AM ET
    Farmer Bill Maupin verifies that his equipment is dropping seeds at the appropriate depth as he plants a cornfield outside Henry, Ill.

    Worried about a possible economic bust in agriculture like that of the 1980s, farmers talk about their growing fears.

  • QE Halt 'Too Violent' for Market: Fed's Fisher Monday, 20 May 2013 | 7:27 AM ET
    Richard Fisher

    The Federal Reserve should not go from "wild turkey" monetary policy to "cold turkey" overnight, Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher told CNBC on Monday.

  • Easy monetary policy by the Federal Reserve and other central banks is limiting supply of stocks, as well as fueling asset bubbles, one analyst warned on Monday.

  • Treasury to Free Up $260 Billion to Avoid Default Friday, 17 May 2013 | 1:30 PM ET

    The Obama administration on Friday said it was ready to free up about $260 billion so the nation could continue paying its bills as a temporary debt ceiling suspension lapses.

  • Even as Housing Revives, Apartment Growth to Boom Friday, 17 May 2013 | 10:07 AM ET

    With housing now in recovery and apartment rents rising, there is new concern that tenants and investors alike will move out of the multi-family space.

  • Consumer Sentiment Jumps to a Near Six Year High Friday, 17 May 2013 | 9:56 AM ET

    US consumer sentiment rebounded in early May to the highest level in nearly six years as Americans felt better about their financial and economic prospects.

  • JPMorgan Goes All-In on Rally; Sees Surge Growing Friday, 17 May 2013 | 8:28 AM ET

    Wall Street's stock market mania officially has gone full-throttle as JPMorgan raised its year-end price target for the Standard & Poor's 500 to 1,715.

  • Great Recession Will Haunt Gen-X Friday, 17 May 2013 | 7:01 AM ET

    Early Boomers may be on track to retire with enough savings for their golden years, a new Pew study finds. But Gen-Xersare in for a world of hurt.

  • US Bull Market Begins to Show Signs of Wear Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 7:33 PM ET

    Stocks head into Friday with a weekly gain of 1 percent, but traders are seeing signs of wear as a list of disappointing economic reports stacks up against the market's gains.

  • Next Group That May Be Slammed by Debt: Farmers Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 10:36 AM ET

    It would take a perfect storm, but there are worries the current economic boom for farmers could turn into a bust. The issue is how much debt farmers take on.

  • Slow Growth: Bad News for Jobs, Housing; CPI Tame Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 9:38 AM ET

    Thursday's economic reports featured mostly bad news, with housing starts plunging and jobless claims rising while inflation remained under control.

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