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  • Fed will hike in December but repent in January: Pro

    Sri Kumar, Sri-Kumar Global Strategies, and Ashish Shah, AllianceBernstein, weigh in on fed policy and interest rates. There is not strategy, says Kumar.

  • *Asian shares steady but near 14- month high. S&P enjoys biggest 2- day rally in 2 months. LONDON, Sept 23- Stock markets were on course for their biggest weekly gain in two months on Friday after a week of central bank meetings which left investors still unconvinced that U.S. policymakers intend to put an end to an era of ultra-low interest rates.

  • Expert says Fed decision will lead to bear market

    The chief economist at consultancy firm Lombard Street Research says the Fed put market sentiment before the economy.

  • Fed should focus on domestic economy: Pro

    Piers Hillier, chief investment officer at Royal London Asset Management, discusses monetary policy from the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of England.

  • MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan ticked up 0.15 percent, driven by gains in Australia, and within sight of its highest levels since July 2015 that it hit in early September. Japan's Nikkei dipped 0.3 percent, reflecting the yen's gains during Japan's market holiday on Thursday. European share are seen opening little changed, with...

  • TOKYO, Sept 23- Asian shares held near 14- month highs on Friday on revived bets the Federal Reserve is settling into a phase of very gradual interest rate rises while Japanese bond yields fell after the Bank of Japan's new policy scheme. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was steady and within sight of its highest levels since July 2015...

  • TOKYO, Sept 23- Asian shares edged closer to 14- month highs on Friday while the dollar was on the defensive as investors grew more convinced that the Federal Reserve is settling into a phase of very gradual interest rate hikes. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was steady and within sight of its highest levels since July 2015 that it hit...

  • PHILADELPHIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester and Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart participate in "Presidents' Perspectives: The Fed's Role in Our Communities" closing plenary before the "Reinventing Our Communities: Transforming Our Economies" conference hosted...

  • PHILADELPHIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester and Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart participate in "Presidents' Perspectives: The Fed's Role in Our Communities" closing plenary before the "Reinventing Our Communities: Transforming Our Economies" conference hosted...

  • Sept 22- U.S. stocks climbed on Thursday, with big tech names leading broad gains, building on strength from a day earlier that was fueled by the Federal Reserve's decision to stand pat on interest rates. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday that U.S. growth was looking stronger and rate increases would be needed to keep the economy from overheating and fueling...

  • Sept 22- U.S. stocks climbed on Thursday, led by big tech names, building on gains from a day earlier that were fueled by the Federal Reserve's decision to stand pat on interest rates. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday that U.S. growth was looking stronger and rate increases would be needed to keep the economy from overheating and fueling high inflation.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Investors cheered no rate hike from the Fed, but there's more than meets the eye to today's rally.

  • LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters)- European shares climbed to a two-week high on Thursday, boosted by a rally in mining stocks, after the U.S. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said U.S. growth was looking stronger and rate increases would be needed to keep the economy from overheating and fuelling high inflation. "Markets are getting support not only from the inaction of the Fed but also...

  • How to play Fed's decision

    The "Fast Money Halftime Report" traders and CNBC's Steve Liesman discuss the Fed and their portfolio positions following the outcome of yesterday's FOMC meeting.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to a two-month low, pointing to labor market strength that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates by December. If Fed officials are waiting for the economy to improve further before raising rates, they are just too late, "said Chris...

  • 'Brexit' vs. the U.S. presidential election

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Yra Harris, Vine Street Trading head analyst discuss the Fed, BOJ and upcoming election.

  • Room to run on jobs?

    Randy Kroszner, fmr. Fed governor & University of Chicago Booth School of Business professor of economics and CNBC’s Steve Liesman discuss the Fed leaving interest rates unchanged and an increased possibility of a hike by the end of the year.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to a two-month low, pointing to labor market strength that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates by December. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 252,000 for the week ended...

  • Yellen trying to keep disparate fed together

    Neil Irwin, The New York Times, talks about the divided Federal Reserve, and Donald Trump's criticism of Janet Yellen. And Gillian Tett, The Financial Times, and Peter Boockvar, The Lindsey Group, weigh in.

  • Job seekers stand in a line at a career fair in Chicago.

    The number of Americans filing for benefits fell, pointing to labor market strength that could pave the way for the Fed to raise rates this year.