Glenn Hubbard, Columbia Business School dean, explains why he thinks the country "needs a jolt," and why he is alarmed by the labor force participation rate.
Jeff Peskind, Phoenix Investment Adviser, says if you need income, junk bonds have the lowest interest rate sensitivity of any bond class.
TJM International Services' Jim Iuorio breaks down the latest numbers on international trade. And CNBC's Steve Liesman and Russ Koesterich, BlackRock, discuss what it indicates about the economy and likely impact on the markets.
Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, expects U.S. Treasury yields to hold steady for the next couple months as Janet Yellen communicates the difference between tapering and tightening.
Laurent Fransolet, head of European interest rates strategy at Barclays, discusses sovereign bonds and says that while Spanish yields should stabilize, the spread with Germany will continue to tighten.
The markets had to work off some spike but there is still opportunity out there, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
Mohamed El-Erian, CEO and co-CIO of Pimco, provides his outlook on Fed policy, markets and the U.S. economy. Rates will stay lower than markets anticipate right now, says El-Erian. It is unlikely we will end up with high single-digit growth this year.
Glenn Maguire, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at ANZ, sees upside for U.S. treasuries in an environment of tapering and optimal control policy.
Jack Ablin, BMO Private Bank, and Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors, discuss where stocks are likely headed in 2014 as the Fed begins to pullback its asset buying program.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the currency markets. Today yields on the 10-year and 30-year are moving up, reports Santelli.
Don't start your trading day without finding out what CNBC's Jim Cramer is watching ahead of the opening bell.
Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust, and Barry Knapp, Barclays, provide investment strategies for 2014. If you didn't invest last year, it's not too late to invest now, says Patterson.
Hartmut Issel, Head of CIO Wealth Management, APAC at UBS talks about the possible impact on US treasury yields and the banking sector if the ongoing growth recovery beats market expectations.
The fact of the matter is the Fed has not begun to taper yet, the liquidity spigots are still wide open, says Matt Maley, Miller Tabak managing director, discussing why investors will have to wait and see how the Fed's taper decision will impact the markets in 2014. CNBC's Rick Santelli, weighs in.
CNBC's Rick Santelli looks back at the economic action in 2013 and discusses where the GDP and interest rates are likely headed into the new year.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar, as weakness in equities seem to have pulled the buying back a bit on Treasurys.
The Fed is on a path to stop asset purchases, says former Federal Reserve Governor Laurence Meyer, explaining how tapering will likely impact interest rates and the economy in 2014. Next year's growth is likely to be 3 percent or higher, predicts Meyer.
CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses his new book, "Get Rich Carefully." This is about trying to make money in a much slower fashion than you were able to make before, says Cramer.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the stock market and the economy, and explains how investors can tell when it is time to be careful in their equity positions.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the December consumer confidence index hits 78.1.