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  • April 10- The Federal Reserve's ability to conduct monetary policy free of short-term political pressures is under "some threat" from two bills making their way through the U.S. Congress, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Monday. Central bank independence is "very important and results in better decision-making thats focused on the long-term needs and health of...

  • *Concerns over N. Korea and Middle East underpin gold. NEW YORK/ LONDON, April 10- Gold prices ended little changed on Monday as expectations that the Federal Reserve will press ahead with interest rate rises offset concerns over political tensions in North Korea and the Middle East. On Friday, the metal rose above $1,270 on Friday for the first time since early...

  • Janet Yellen

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the latest Fedspeak from Fed Chair Janet Yellen at the University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy.

  • *Oil gains on Syria uncertainty, Libya oilfield shutdown. NEW YORK, April 10- Oil futures rose on Monday due to uncertainty on the situation in Syria, one of several risk concerns that helped cap stock gains and send U.S. Jitters about the upcoming French presidential election, North Korea and U.S.- Syria tensions underpinned safe-haven demand for safer U.S....

  • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference in Washington, March 15, 2017.

    The event comes after the Fed last week jolted markets with talk about starting to unload the $4.5 trillion in bonds it has accumulated over the past eight years.

  • *Investors wary of developments in Europe, Syria, North Korea. Treasury yields fell on Monday as jitters about the French presidential election, concerns about North Korea and tension between U.S. and Syria underpinned safe-haven demand for U.S. government debt. Polls released on Monday showed a tight first-round French presidential contest on April 23, led by...

  • *Investors wary of developments in Europe, Syria, North Korea. Treasury yields fell on Monday as jitters about the French presidential election, concerns about North Korea and tension between U.S. and Syria underpinned safe-haven demand for U.S. government debt. Polls released on Monday showed a tight first-round French presidential contest on April 23, led by...

  • The euro edged lower against the dollar on Monday, pressured by nervousness over the upcoming French presidential elections.

  • NEW YORK, April 10- The dollar fell on Monday as U.S. But that move reversed as Treasury yields fell on geopolitical jitters about the French presidential election, escalating tensions in Syria and growing unease about North Korea. The euro was also little changed against the dollar at $1.0590 after earlier falling to its lowest since March 9.

  • Yellen set to speak

    CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at what Wall Street wants to hear from Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech this afternoon.

  • *U.S. to sell $24 billion 3- year notes at 1 p.m. EDT. "The auctions this week are going to be a challenge," said Sharon Stark, fixed income strategist at InCapital LLC in Boca Raton, Florida. The U.S. Treasury Department will sell $20 billion in 10- year notes on Tuesday and $12 billion in 30- year bonds on Wednesday.

  • NEW YORK, April 10- The dollar edged lower on Monday as U.S. Investors were trading cautiously ahead of remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen later on Monday and as investors looked toward U.S. retail sales data and a reading on consumer sentiment due later this week, analysts said. "We're just seeing some range trading right now," said Joe Manimbo, senior...

  • *Brent crude rises above $55/ barrel. Investors are keenly watching the quarterly results to justify lofty market valuations following a post-election rally, sparked off by bets that President Donald Trump would introduce pro-growth policies. "It looks like the start of a quiet holiday week after an underwhelming Friday, where much could have happened but...

  • *Investors are keenly watching the quarterly results to justify lofty market valuations following a post-election rally, sparked off by bets that President Donald Trump would introduce pro-growth policies. *Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is scheduled to speak in Michigan after markets close. *Wall Street closed slightly lower on Friday after a...

  • James Bullard

    St. Louis Fed President said opinions differed within the Fed on ending its balance sheet reinvestment policy and it would take some time.

  • A pedestrian carries shopping bags while crossing Market Street in downtown San Francisco.

    Welcome back to the week ahead on Wall Street and a look at what investors need to know for the next five days.

  • MONDAY, APRIL 10 MELBOURNE, Australia- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives a presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the Monash University International Distinguished Lecture event 0305 GMT. ANN ARBOR, U.S. state of Michigan- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen participates in a discussion with Gerald R. Ford...

  • MONDAY, APRIL 10 MELBOURNE, Australia- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives a presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the Monash University International Distinguished Lecture event 0305 GMT. ANN ARBOR, U.S. state of Michigan- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen participates in a discussion with Gerald R. Ford...

  • **ANN ARBOR, U.S. state of Michigan- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen participates in a discussion with Gerald R. Ford School Dean Susan Collins before the " Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy: Policy Talk Series" in Ann Arbor 2010 GMT. VIENNA- Austrian National Bank Vice Governor Andreas Ittner will speak to business reporters. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor...

  • **ANN ARBOR, U.S. state of Michigan- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen participates in a discussion with Gerald R. Ford School Dean Susan Collins before the " Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy: Policy Talk Series" in Ann Arbor 2010 GMT. VIENNA- Austrian National Bank Vice Governor Andreas Ittner will speak to business reporters. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor...