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  • Santelli: Treasury market adult in the room Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 1:33 PM ET
    Santelli: Treasury market adult in the room

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • NEW YORK— The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according to a survey released Monday. The survey was done by the National Association of Business Economics. "A large and growing majority of business economists expects the Federal Open Market Committee to raise its target for...

  • Britain's economy will grow more strongly than previously thought this year and in 2016, an industry group said on Monday, as it also brought forward its prediction for the timing of Britain's first rate hike in over seven years. The economy will expand by 2.6 percent in 2015 and 2.8 percent in 2016, the Confederation of British Industry said, up from forecasts...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 21- The dollar tumbled more than 1 percent against the euro and the yen on Friday as strikingly weak Chinese factory data fanned global growth worries and cooled betting that the Federal Reserve will raise U.S. interest rates next month. One indicator of Fed policy expectations, interest rates on overnight indexed swaps, suggested traders now see a...

  • This Fed failure hurting stock market: BlackRock Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | 8:54 AM ET
    Peter Fisher, Senior Managing Director, BlackRock.

    The real problem weighing on the stock market is uncertainty surrounding what a Fed interest rate hike would actually mean, BlackRock's Peter Fisher tells CNBC.

  • Economists predict September hike: CNBC Survey Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 4:35 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    A snap survey conducted Thursday by CNBC found 11 of 17 economists still forecasting the first rate hike to come in September.

  • Santelli: Key level in the 30-year Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 1:30 PM ET
    Santelli: Key level in the 30-year

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields in Europe and the U.S.

  • MEXICO CITY— The Mexican Treasury Department on Thursday lowered its economic growth forecast for 2015 to between 2 percent and 2.8 percent. Treasury Deputy Secretary Fernando Aportela said the economy was limited in the second quarter by disappointing industrial activity in the United States, which accounts for 80 percent of Mexico's international...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 20- U.S. home resales rose to a near 8-1/ 2- year high in July and factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region picked up this month, fresh signs of steady economic growth that likely keeps the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates this year. "We continue to expect both economic growth and labor market activity to continue shifting higher,...

  • Case for Fed to rip rate Band-Aid: Bond investor Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 8:37 AM ET
    Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C., U.S.

    The Fed should increase rates at next month's meeting because it won't hurt the economy and the financial markets are ready, global credit specialist Mark Okada tells CNBC.

  • European shares drop on global slowdown fears Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 6:23 AM ET

    *Earnings expectations for Europe "too high". LONDON, Aug 20- European stock markets extended their losing streak on Thursday, with benchmark indexes in Frankfurt and London hitting seven-month lows as fears of a global economic slowdown took hold. "The current earnings expectations for Europe given the global growth outlook are probably too high and it may...

  • Why the Fed might still hike rates in September: Citi Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 5:48 AM ET
    Janet Yellen

    The Fed’s July minutes might have tweaked expectations for a rate hike but, as they are digested, some argue the Fed is still on track for September.

  • There will be a Fed rate hike next month: Barclays Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 10:49 PM ET
    There will be a Fed rate hike next month: Barclays

    Mitul Kotecha, head of Asia FX and rates strategy at Barclays, says the Fed remains on course to raise interest rates in September, but warns that the risks of a delay has risen.

  • September rate hike still in play: Strategist Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 9:21 PM ET
    September rate hike still in play: Strategist

    The desire to move away from near-zero interest rates will prompt the Fed to increase interest rates next month, say Patrick Chovanec, chief strategist at Silvercrest Asset Management.

  • Is the Fed moving toward a December liftoff? Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 8:17 PM ET
    Is the Fed moving toward a December liftoff?

    With the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) remaining fairly dovish, an interest-rate increase next month could be unlikely, says Richard Harris, chief executive of Port Shelter Investment Management.

  • Kudlow: The Fed is right—Trump is wrong Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 4:41 PM ET
    Janet Yellen and Donald Trump

    The Fed's got the right call on the economy; Donald Trump has the wrong one, says Larry Kudlow.

  • *Energy shares lead decline as oil futures tank. Aug 19- U.S. stocks fell in choppy trading on Wednesday as minutes from the July Federal Reserve meeting confounded traders' expectations of an interest rate hike. "The Fed seemed to express concerns that international developments would weigh more on the inflation outlook than the economic outlook," said Brian...

  • Fed July meeting minutes Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 3:05 PM ET
    Fed July meeting minutes

    CNBC's Steve Liesman recaps the latest headlines from the Fed's July meeting.

  • Santelli: 10-year consolidating Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 1:26 PM ET
    Santelli: 10-year consolidating

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields ahead of the Fed minutes.

  • European stocks extend drop after U.S. inflation data Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 10:48 AM ET

    *Glencore also down after earnings drop. LONDON, Aug 19- European stock markets fell on Wednesday, extending a recent losing streak after U.S. inflation data supported expectations of a rate rise, while brewer Carlsberg slumped after cutting its outlook. News that German lawmakers had voted to back a third bailout for Greece had little positive effect, with the...