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  • *Inflation targets are among key policy questions- Yellen. WASHINGTON, June 15- Years of tepid economic recovery have Fed Chair Janet Yellen and other central bankers considering what was once unthinkable: abandoning decades-long efforts to hold inflation down and allowing price expectations to creep up. It has become a core aim of the Fed and an article of...

  • *Spot gold was nearly flat at $1,254 per ounce by 0106 GMT. It hit its weakest since May 24 at $1,251.18 on Thursday. *The Bank of England shocked financial markets on Thursday when it said three of its policymakers voted for an interest rate hike, the closest it has come to raising rates since 2007, despite signs of a slowdown in Britain's economy.

  • *Inflation targets are among key policy questions- Yellen. WASHINGTON, June 15- Years of tepid economic recovery have Fed Chair Janet Yellen and other central bankers considering what was once unthinkable: abandoning decades-long efforts to hold inflation down and allowing price expectations to creep up. It has become a core aim of the Fed and an article of...

  • Mixed gold and silver are poured into ingot molds at the furnace facility.

    One commodities trader is adamant that the charts are signaling sunshine on the horizon for gold bugs.

  • U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen

    If Janet Yellen has her way, the Fed that she chairs is about to go from the center of the market's universe to a mere afterthought.

  • NEW YORK, June 15- World stock indexes fell on Thursday as technology shares extended their recent selloff, while the prospect of tighter monetary policy in the United States and Britain pushed up the dollar. High global inventories and doubts about OPEC's ability to implement agreed production cuts pressured oil prices. But you listen to the comments...

  • Fisher: Fed is going to move very slow and cautious

    Richard Fisher, CNBC contributor and senior advisor at Barclays, discusses the Fed interest rate hikes and why they should work toward lowering the balance sheet.

  • NEW YORK, June 15- U.S. technology stocks slid again on Thursday, led by declines in heavyweights Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc, as investors continued a recent move away from the year's best-performing sector. All of sudden everyone wakes up and says, Holy cow, maybe were getting ahead of ourselves, and backs off a little bit, "said Brad McMillan, Chief Investment Officer...

  • The Fed's path toward 'normal'

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the fallout from the latest monetary policy moves from the Federal Reserve.

  • NEW YORK, June 15- The U.S. technology sector fell on Thursday, pulled down by heavyweights including Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc after bearish analyst research gave investors a reason to take profits on the stock market's recent champion sector. The downgrade triggered a broader tech selloff, according to Kim Forrest, senior equity research analyst at Fort Pitt...

  • Cashin: Market was surprised Yellen was more hawkish

    Art Cashin, UBS director of floor operations, discusses the events moving the markets this week including the investigation into possible obstruction of justice by President Trump and the Federal Reserve hiking rates.

  • Earning big story driving rally: Tobias Levkovich

    Tobias Levkovich, Citi chief U.S. strategist, and Barbara Reinhard, Voya Investment Management, provide insight to what's sending the markets to record levels. It's a better economy than a lot of people perceive it to be, says Levkovich.

  • The U.S. Federal Reserve Building stands in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, June 24, 2009.

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, provides insight to the Federal Reserve's decision to hike interest rates and what it indicates about the economy and its policies going forward.

  • Markets 'not buying Fed's story' on rates: Expert

    Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group, and Kathy Jones, Charles Schwab & Company, weigh in on market reaction to the Federal Reserve's decision to raise interest rates.

  • *Europe follows Asia lower on economic growth worries. LONDON, June 15- Stocks fell in Europe and Asia on Thursday as investor concern over the pace of U.S. economic growth overshadowed a widely telegraphed rise in Federal Reserve interest rates that lifted the dollar off recent lows. A Washington Post report that U.S.

  • *Hong Kong Monetary Authority expects increases in outflows. SHANGHAI, June 15- Hong Kong stocks fell to a three-week low on Thursday as borrowing costs in the city looked set to rise after a U.S. rate hike overnight, while shares in China slid on persistent fears that economic growth will soon start to cool. Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng index dropped 1.1 percent...

  • *New Zealand dollar skids after GDP growth falls short. TOKYO, June 15- The dollar nursed losses on Thursday, after weak U.S. inflation data left investors wondering if the Federal Reserve would be able to follow up its latest rate hike with another later this year. Treasury yields, with the Washington Post reporting that U.S.

  • *New Zealand dollar slips after GDP growth falls short. TOKYO, June 15- The dollar nursed losses on Thursday as weak U.S. inflation data left investors wondering if the Federal Reserve would follow up its latest rate hike with another later this year. Deepening political turmoil in Washington also weighed on the greenback, with the Washington Post reporting that...

  • TOKYO, June 15- U.S. stock futures dipped and Asian shares were on the defensive on Thursday after a media report that U.S. Investors' appetite for riskier assets was also dampened by soft U.S. data and after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates as expected and gave its first clear outline on its plan to reduce its $4.2- trillion bond portfolio.

  • NEW YORK, June 14- Wall Streets top banks brought forward their expectations for when they think the Federal Reserve will begin reducing its $4.5 trillion bond portfolio to as early September, and see balance sheet reduction as more of a priority than another interest rate rise, a Reuters poll showed. In a June 2 Reuters poll, six of 17 primary dealers thought an...