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  • Santelli Exchange: Fmr. Fed. Gov. on unwinding the Fed's balance sheet

    Fmr. Fed Gov. & Treliant Advisors Chairman, Mark Olson & CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss the Fed's balance sheet, tightening & the deficit.

  • LONDON, April 11- Gold jumped more than 1 percent on Tuesday as investors sought assets seen as havens from risk amid mounting political and security concerns over North Korea, the Middle East and the looming French election. at 1412 GMT, within striking distance of its highest level since November of $1,270.46 touched on Friday. "Tensions in the Middle East...

  • Yellen raises red flag on Fed independence

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen told an audience at a University of Michigan event that the U.S. is well-served by having a nonpartisan Federal Reserve, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • LONDON, April 11- Gold rose on Tuesday as investors sought assets seen as havens from risk as political and security tensions rose over North Korea, the Middle East and the looming French election. Spot gold inched up 0.15 percent to $1,256.10 per ounce by 0935 GMT, while U.S. gold futures rose 0.5. Heightened tensions in the Korean peninsula and Middle East...

  • *Asia ex- Japan down; Nikkei closes lower on yen strength. SINGAPORE, April 11- Asian stocks fell on Tuesday as the political tinderbox in the Middle East and the Korean Peninsula added to uncertainty over the looming French vote, pushing nervous investors into safer assets such as the yen and Treasuries. European stocks were also on track for a subdued start, with...

  • TOKYO, April 11- The dollar fell against the yen in Asian trading on Tuesday, as concerns over tensions with North Korea and Syria weighed on U.S. The possibility of some kind of U.S. military action against North Korea in response to its weapons tests gained traction after President Donald Trump ordered missile strikes against Syria last week in retaliation for...

  • Yellen: Aim to sustain what has already been achieved

    Martin Currie Fund Manager Michael Browne comments on the economic outlook for the U.S., with discussion on the Federal Reserve’s own strategic road map going forward.

  • Where is the US dollar heading?

    Valentin Marinov, managing director, head of G10 FX research at Credit Agricole, reveals the two factors which impact the U.S. dollar when it comes to the Federal Reserve’s strategy.

  • *Spot gold may hit $1,241/ oz- technicals. April 11- Gold edged up on Tuesday as rising political tensions over North Korea and the Middle East buoyed safe-haven demand for the metal. Heightened tensions in the Korean peninsula and Middle East following U.S. strikes on Syria, along with the upcoming French presidential election, have made investors nervous.

  • April 11- Gold held firm on Tuesday, buoyed by its safe-haven status amid rising political tensions over North Korea and the Middle East. *The upcoming French presidential election and heightened tensions in the Korean peninsula and Middle East following the U.S. strikes on Syria have left investors nervous, even as a raft of data over recent months have pointed...

  • TOKYO, April 11- The dollar fell in Asian trading on Tuesday, as concerns over tensions with North Korea and Syria weighed on U.S. China and South Korea agreed on Monday to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea if it carries out nuclear or long-range missile tests, a senior official in Seoul said, as a U.S. Navy strike group headed to the region in a show of force.

  • Janet Yellen

    The Fed's plans to raise rates gradually are aimed at sustaining full employment and near-2-percent inflation.

  • ANN ARBOR, Michigan— Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Monday that the central bank is close to achieving its goals on employment and inflation. While expressing satisfaction with how the economy is performing, Yellen did voice concerns about moves in Congress to limit the Fed's independence. Yellen told an audience at the University of Michigan that...

  • April 10- The Federal Reserve's plans to raise U.S. interest rates gradually are aimed at sustaining full employment and near-2-percent inflation without letting the economy overheat, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Monday. "I think we have a healthy economy now," Yellen said at an event at the University of Michigan's Ford School of Public Policy in Ann Arbor.

  • NEW YORK, April 10- U.S. Treasury yields were near flat late on Monday after an event at the University of Michigan's Ford School of Public Policy where Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke broadly about the U.S. economy and monetary policy. The yield on U.S. benchmark 10- year Treasury notes held at 2.366 percent, which was down marginally from Friday, while the...

  • 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.