CNBC's Maria Bartiromo says the market's rally this year makes sense, but "it's still a fragile story" that could be smashed if rates go higher. (1:55)
Even with mortgage rates hovering near record lows, it doesn’t take much to send borrowers running for the hills.
Before investing in money markets, portfolio manager Tony Crescenzi cautions these funds are now under new pressure.
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CNBC's Steve Liesman reports what participants of the CNBC Fed survey say about the probability of a recession, and the dangers of the looming fiscal cliff.
CNBC's Steve Liesman offers insight on the latest Fed survey, including the probability of a recession in the next 12 months.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the next steps for the Fed according to a CNBC survey. 88 percent of respondents said the Fed will replace Operation Twist with outright asset purchases, he says. Cliff Robbins, CEO of Blue Harbour Group, weighs in.
Benchmark oil prices will continue to remain in a tight range this week as the continued lack of progress on averting the U.S. "fiscal cliff" and a political crisis in Italy offset positive sentiment from data showing an improvement in China's economy.
What will the Fed do next? A crucial Fed meeting starts next Tuesday. How to make money from it, with Greg Ip, The Economist, CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
U.S. Treasuries were firm in Asia with the yield on 10-year notes near a three-week low on concerns over the fiscal cliff as well as hopes for fresh easing steps by the Fed.
“Operation Twist” has outlived its usefulness and should be retired, BlackRock Global Head of Fixed Income Peter Fisher told CNBC on Monday.
Discussing the Fed's announcement to extend Operation Twist, with Richard Fisher, Dallas Federal Reserve president.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo discusses the day's top business and financial stories, and looks ahead to tomorrow's Closing Bell.
The Fed is extending "Operation Twist" as a way to help boost the economy, but is it enough? Lawrence Goodman, Center for Financial Stability, weighs in.
In anticipation of the Fed meeting tomorrow, the Fast Money traders discuss which of three scenarios is most likely to happen.
Discussing today's market action, with Ed Butowsky, Chapwood Investments, and CNBC's "Closing Bell" crew.
The Fast Money traders and Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, discuss the ongoing weakness in the markets and whether further QE from the Fed could help.
Jan Hatzius, chief economist at Goldman Sachs, discusses whether QE3 could be on the table at today's FOMC minutes.
Weighing in on where the markets are headed in the next quarter, with Jeff Kleintop, LPL Financial chief market strategist, and Tim Leach, U.S. Bancorp Wealth Mgmt. chief investment officer.
It's not often you hear the head of the world's largest bond fund compliment the Fed for doing a good job — particularly when interest rates are near zero. But Pimco's Bill Gross had high marks for Fed Chief Ben Bernanke.