*Treasury Dept. sells $13 billion in 30- year bonds. "There was a little fear before the minutes, but there were no surprises and the rebound in stocks puts pressure on fixed income," said George Goncalves, head of U.S. rates strategy at Nomura Securities International in New York. "Barring a substantial pickup at the end of the year, the odds are long for rate hike in...» Read More
David Sneddon, managing director and global head of technical analysis at Credit Suisse, says the spread difference between 10-year U.S. and German bonds should widen, making it "one of the best trade".
CNBC'S Rick Santelli wants to know if rising rates are a sign of an improving economy or a bubble that will burst. (3:33)
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo Securities, and Scott Clemons, Brown Brothers Harriman, discuss how to play the markets' recent gains.
Jim O'Neill, former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, explains why he believes the markets are over emphasizing the FOMC minutes.
Drew Matus, UBS, and David Joy, Ameriprise Financial, discuss how and when the Fed will likely begin its tapering process, and its impact on the economy.
Brendan Brown, Head of Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International says the massive QE in Japan has failed to arrest rising yields and expects the same to happen in the U.S.
Nick Maroutsos, Founder & Managing Director at Kapstream Capital says the Fed won't scale back on quantitative easing any time soon. He says the U.S. needs to generate 200,000 to 300,000 jobs per month before that happens.
Jim Cramer comments on the market's changing perception of the Federal Reserve's plans for further stimulus.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on Fed Chairman Ben Benanke's testimony today at a Joint Economic Committee hearing on the economic outlook.
Rep. Sean Duffy asks the Fed's Bernanke if from a policy perspective if there a way to negotiate a bipartisan solution to rising health care costs.
Sen. Robert Casey, (D-PA), asks the Fed Chairman if he can see any way to reach a bipartisan solution to reforming the current tax law. The ideal solution is to "broaden the base" and "lower the tax rate," Bernanke said.
Sen. Pat Toomey, (R-PA), is concerned how the markets will react if the Fed decides to suddenly sell its holdings. "There is no risk-free strategy," Bernanke counters, but there are "contingency plans" in place he said.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke address the Joint Economic Committee on Capitol Hill about the economic outlook.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke explains to a Congressional economic committee that the Fed will wind down QE in a way that does no "disrupt" markets.
Steven Ricchiuto,Mizuho Securities; and David Kelly, JP Morgan Funds, provide their views on whether the Fed's chairman will begin to taper its bond-buying program.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the Fed will conduct its dovish policy on the economy.
Don't start your trading day without finding out what CNBC's Jim Cramer is watching ahead of the opening bell.
John Lynch, Wells Fargo Private Bank, and Mark Lehmann, JMP Securities, discuss what's likely driving the recent rally, and what they hope to hear from the Fed's Bernanke when he testifies later this morning on Capitol Hill.
Bruce Kasman, JPMorgan Chase; and Stephen Bodurtha, Citi Private Bank, provide an in-depth look at where affluent investors are finding returns amid economic uncertainty.