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  • Yellen: Rates on excess reserves critical tool Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 10:35 AM ET
    Yellen: Rates on excess reserves critical tool

    Rep. Jeb Hensarling asks Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen about interest on excess reserves.

  • Yellen: Lower rate path appropriate if economy falters Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 10:25 AM ET
    Yellen: Lower rate path appropriate if economy falters

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies before Congress on the health of the U.S. economy since her December testimony, addressing the path for monetary policy and the federal funds rate.

  • Fed Chair Yellen testifies before Congress Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 10:14 AM ET
    Fed Chair Yellen testifies before Congress

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the U.S. economy has made further progress toward the Federal Reserve's objective of maximum employment since her December testimony.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- Tightening financial conditions driven by falling stock prices, uncertainty over China and a global reassessment of credit risk could throw the U.S. economy off track from an otherwise solid course, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday in prepared testimony to Congress. In remarks that combined a steady-as-she-goes...

  • *Yellen sees "gradual" adjustments to monetary policy. Feb 10- Wall Street was higher on Wednesday, led by financial stocks, after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said conditions in the United States would allow the Fed to pursue "gradual" adjustments to monetary policy. However, tightening financial conditions driven by falling stock prices, uncertainty over...

  • TREASURIES-Yields rise ahead of auction as stocks recover Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 9:47 AM ET

    *Treasury to sell $23 billion 10- year notes. Treasury yields increased on Wednesday as stock markets stabilized, reducing demand for safe haven debt, and before the United States is due to sell $23 billion in new 10- year notes. "The Treasury market is off a little bit because European equities and domestic equities caught a stabilizing bid of some sort ahead of...

  • *Gold hit $1,200.60/ oz on Monday. In her first testimony to Congress since the December rate hike, Yellen said that uncertainty over China and a global reassessment of credit risk could throw the U.S. economy off track from an otherwise solid course. The metal climbed to $1,200.60 on Monday, the highest since June 22 2015, benefiting from a weakening dollar and...

  • Santelli: Rates in Goldilocks limbo Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 9:44 AM ET
    Santelli: Rates in Goldilocks limbo

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the sentiment following the pre-release of Janet Yellen's testimony.

  • Pisani: Disney and Yellen dragging on the Dow Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 9:40 AM ET
    Pisani: Disney and Yellen dragging on the Dow

    CNBC's Bob Pisani looks at how the markets are faring after Janet Yellen's prepared testimony to Congress was released, with the tech sector bouncing back but utilities and energy still lagging.

  • Feb 10- U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said conditions in the United States would allow the Fed to pursue "gradual" adjustments to monetary policy. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 53.11 points, or 0.33 percent, at 16,067.49,. The S&P 500 was up 10.48 points, or 0.57 percent, at 1,862.69 and the Nasdaq Composite...

  • *Dollar rises after Yellen comments indicate rate hike still possible. NEW YORK, Feb 10- The dollar rose on Wednesday, climbing from nearly four-month lows against a basket of major currencies, after prepared remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested that the U.S. central bank had not taken a March interest rate increase off the table.

  • Feb 10- Wall Street was set to open higher on Wednesday, but U.S. stock futures eased some of their gains after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said conditions in the United States would allow the Fed to pursue "gradual" adjustments to monetary policy. However, tightening financial conditions driven by falling stock prices, uncertainty over China and a global...

  • Yellen: Monetary policy not on preset course Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 8:31 AM ET
    Yellen: Monetary policy not on preset course

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson, provides an preview of Janet Yellen's testimony before Congress. And CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- Tightening financial conditions driven by falling stock prices, uncertainty over China and a global reassessment of credit risk could throw the U.S. economy off track from an otherwise solid course, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday in prepared testimony to Congress. In testimony that combined a steady-as-she-goes...

  • Rep. Hensarling: Will Fed let us know their strategy? Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 8:10 AM ET
    Rep. Hensarling: Will Fed let us know their strategy?

    Rep. Jeb Hensarling, (R-Texas), discusses what he would like to hear from Fed Chair Janet Yellen when she heads to Capitol Hill later today to testify on the U.S. economy.

  • Next up: Yellen could set the next move for markets Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 7:48 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen is expected to attempt to balance the Fed's stated goal of raising interest rates against the risks of a weaker global economy.

  • Ahead of the Fed Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 7:31 AM ET
    Ahead of the Fed

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides a preview of Fed Chair Janet Yellen's Capitol Hill testimony.

  • Feb 10- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Wednesday, with oil prices staging a modest recovery, ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's appearance before Congress. *Wall Street closed lower for the third session in a row on Tuesday, after a sharp fall in crude battered the energy sector.

  • LONDON, Feb 10- The dollar struggled to climb off 3-1/ 2- month lows on Wednesday as worries over a global economic slowdown weighed and traders waited for more tips on the likely course of U.S. interest rates from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Despite a shock move from the Bank of Japan to adopt negative interest rates two weeks ago, the yen hit a 15- month high...

  • *China markets closed for New Year break; to reopen Monday. LONDON, Feb 10- Copper hit a two-week low on Wednesday on persistent worries over global growth, and as traders awaited testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen for clues on the outlook for the dollar. "I expect Yellen to sound a bit more dovish but to keep the door open for rate hikes, which means are...