The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to announce that it will begin to taper its extensive bond-buying program on Wednesday, a move that could potentially send the markets into a frenzy.
We're live-blogging the event, the reactions and everything else that's happening. Click here.
Here's your official backgrounder on current policy and likely changes. Here's a quick post from our CNBC Explains column on what this "taper" talk is all about.
And here's why we think QE and the taper is overrated.