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  • LONDON, Aug 28- German bond yields wavered on Friday, with investors waiting for data that could demonstrate the drag of low commodity prices on inflation and reluctant to get overly excited about a 10 percent surge in oil. The bloc's powerhouse economy Germany will publish inflation data for August at 1200 GMT, with readings from various regions during the...

  • Fed official says September rate hike 'less compelling' Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 3:10 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The head of the New York Federal Reserve Bank said Wednesday he's less inclined to support a Fed rate hike in September amid recent global turmoil, including falling oil prices and a slowdown in China. William Dudley said the developments pose downside risks for the U.S. economy and have fueled market volatility. But growing worries about economic...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 26- An interest rate hike next month seems less appropriate given the threat posed to the U.S. economy by recent global market turmoil, an influential Federal Reserve official said on Wednesday. Dudley, a dovish policymaker and close ally of Fed Chair Janet Yellen, however left the door open to raising rates for the first time in nearly a decade when the...

  • The Fed should still hike rates in September Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Janet Yellen

    When the market expects the Fed to do something that is inevitable, the Fed should do it ASAP, says former Wells Fargo CEO Richard Kovacevich.

  • Yellen, other big names, no shows in Jackson Hole Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 8:00 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies before a House Financial Services committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 15, 2015.

    The Fed's annual powwow in Jackson Hole, Wyo., which kicks off this week, is expected to be sparsely attended by monetary policymakers, USAT reports.

  • Don't blame traders. This market force isn't human Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 1:37 PM ET
    What a robotic sniper might look like.

    You can thank the machines for Monday's bloody selloff. How's that whole get-rid-of-the-humans thing working for you?, asks trader Kenny Polcari.

  • Did the Fed really miss its window? Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 1:17 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    The selloff in global markets prompted a chorus of observers to bemoan that the Fed just missed its chance to raise interest rates.

  • Here's what could trigger the next market selloff Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 11:50 AM ET

    These things come in waves. Here's what could trigger the next leg down for the market, says NYMEX trader David Greenberg.

  • BERLIN, Aug 25- Recent ructions in China are likely to slow growth in the country dramatically over the next half year and encourage the U.S. "Over the next six to eight months we will have a very difficult situation in China," he said. Macron said he expected the economic problems in China to push up the value of the euro, calling this a "bit of a handicap" for Europe.

  • WASHINGTON— Even as anxious investors send stock prices plunging, many Americans are sounding a rather different note:. For now, the panic on Wall Street does not appear to have spread very far. "I'm certainly not panicking or looking for tall buildings," said Vincent Signorotti, 62, a San Diego- based executive for a company that builds geothermal plants in Southern...

  • Fed Up group plans counter Jackson Hole conference Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 4:28 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen may be skipping this year's annual gathering of central bank policymakers in Wyoming, but a group of demonstrators will be making their second appearance at the elite gathering. The Fed Up coalition, made up of community activist groups, has rented a conference room in the same hotel where the Kansas City Federal...

  • Robert Heller: Overregulation the problem Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 10:41 AM ET
    Robert Heller: Overregulation the problem

    Former Federal Reserve Gov. Robert Heller provides perspective on the market drop, China's slowing economy and the problems with banking regulations.

  • Santelli: How do you define capitulation? Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 9:51 AM ET
    Santelli: How do you define capitulation?

    CNBC's Rick Santelli takes a look at what traders are watching as Treasurys and stocks trade disproportionately.

  • China in focus as markets in turmoil. MADRID, Aug 24- Markets are watching for China's next move as signs of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy stack up, raising expectations it will act to stoke growth. A looming snap election in Greece and a closely watched conference hosted by the Federal Reserve in the United States are also likely to keep...

  • *China in focus after weak manufacturing data. MADRID, Aug 21- Markets will be watching for China's next move as signs of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy stack up, raising expectations it will act to stoke growth. A looming snap election in Greece and a closely watched conference hosted by the Federal Reserve in the United States are also likely to...

  • Cramer: We need leadership now Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | 2:16 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    As the market rout continued Friday, CNBC's Jim Cramer said this is the time for American leadership to step up.

  • LONDON, Aug 21- Following are five themes likely to dominate the thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. China's bourses fell 11 percent this week, Asian stocks hit a 2- year low and the weakness is spilling over into developed markets- Germany's DAX is on track for its worst month since 2011 and the S&P 500 is now...

  • 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.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 21- Federal Reserve officials planning to lift interest rates as soon as September have been encouraged by solid U.S. jobs growth, but inflation holds the key to how far the Fed can go in moving rates away from zero. "There is a big component of inflation that is just going to be idiosyncratic and unexplained," leaving policymakers to take their best...

  • Aug 20- If we define a "Catch-22" as being in need of something that you can only get by not being in need of it, then the Federal Reserve, mulling a rate hike off the zero lower bound in September, is kind of caught. The minutes from the July meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, besides showing a genuine split about when to proceed with the first interest rate hike...