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  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Markets can handle hike if earnings return: James Paulsen

    James Paulsen, Wells Capital Markets, weighs in on the fed's rate decision and provides his outlook on earnings.

  • Fed decision hinges on jobs: Pro

    Krishna Guha, Evercore ISI vice chairman, and Dino Kos, CLS Bank, discuss whether the fed is using the labor market as a metric for making policy decisions.

  • Odds of Dec hike now 50/50: Liesman

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective to the fed's rate hike decision after Janet Yellen comments the U.S. economy has more room to run.

  • Strategist says Janet  Yellen may be afraid of Trump

    The head of research at Renaissance Capital believes the Fed could be affected by rhetoric from Donald Trump.

  • Fed's unintended consequences

    Jurrien Timmer, Fidelity Investments, and Matt Toms, Voya Investment Management, weigh in on the fed's decision to leave rate where they are for now and its impact on investors and the risks it poses to markets.

  • Is fed shifting its goal post?

    Gillian Tett, The Financial Times; Peter Boockvar, The Lindsey Group, and CNBC's Steve Liesman debate how the fed is determining its policies.

  • Gundlach questions December rate hike

    Doubleline Capital CEO Jeffrey Gundlach says it's "highly unknown" whether the fed will hike in December and investors should be looking globally for potential central bank tactics, reports CNBC's Landon Dowdy.

  • Fed's case for rate hike strengthens

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides highlights from the FOMC minutes.

  • The U.S. Federal Reserve has painted itself into a corner when it comes to interest rates, according to Michael Harris at Renaissance Capital.

  • LONDON, Sept 22- European shares climbed to a two-week high on Thursday, boosted by a rally in mining equities, 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 fueling high inflation. "Markets are getting support not only from the inaction of the Fed but also the...

  • Fed have boxed themselves in a corner: Analyst

    Kully Samra, managing Director at Charles Schwab, explains why he wishes that the Fed had gotten its expected rate hike out of the way at yesterday's meeting.

  • LONDON, Sept 22- European shares climbed higher in early trading on Thursday, mirroring gains on Wall Street and Asia, 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 fueling high inflation. Shares in BHP Billiton, Anglo American, Rio Tinto and Fresnillo were up...

  • We don't discuss politics: Fed's Janet Yellen

    CNBC's anchors report on the latest decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve, which left interest rates unchanged.

  • WASHINGTON— Janet Yellen's Federal Reserve has demonstrated one of the core tenets of central banking: On the Fed panel that sets interest rates, some votes are more equal than others. The 7-3 vote reflected "no" votes from the presidents of three regional Fed banks— Esther George of Kansas City, Loretta Mester of Cleveland and Eric Rosengren of Boston.

  • LONDON- Bank of England's Monetary Policy Member Kristin Forbes will discuss why economics shocks can have global reach and the variety of factors involved- 1200 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank releases its economic bulletin- 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank publishes the results of its second targeted long-term refinancing operation, a...

  • LONDON- Bank of England's Monetary Policy Member Kristin Forbes will discuss why economics shocks can have global reach and the variety of factors involved- 1200 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank releases its economic bulletin- 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank publishes the results of its second targeted long-term refinancing operation, a...

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    Jim Cramer exposes a hidden technology play present in most of your devices and it's game-changing acquisition.

  • The US Capitol building

    Jim Cramer responded to the Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday, and explained why he agrees with Janet Yellen.