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  • Doing the Taper Twist

    CNBC takes a "twisty" look at Ben Bernanke and the Federal Reserve's plans to taper Quantitative Easing.

  • Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Here are the top contenders to lead the Fed once Ben Bernanke steps aside.

  • Yellen to Succeed Bernanke?

    Who might succeed Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke? Former Fed Governor Larry Meyer of MacroEconomic Advisers says Fed Vice Chair Janet Yellen is the most likely.

  • Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Hoping to ignore your phone for a while, feeling safe in your investments and secure in the knowledge that the world's financial authorities aren't planning any surprises just yet?

  • S&P Nears 1600

    Insight on the markets as they set to close, with Kyle Harrington, Harrington Capital Management, and Phil Noftsinger, CBIZ Payroll Services.

  • Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow lists his choices who should replace Bernanke as Federal Reserve Chairman.

  • Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, and Janet Yellen, vice chair of the Federal Reserve

    As the Fed meets this week, all eyes are on Bernanke as Wall Street is buzzing that he will be leaving soon. Who will take his seat? Here's the one name that keeps coming up.

  • Janet Yellen is seen as a logical candidate to succeed the Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke, but critics remain wary of her stance on inflation.

  • Based on the number of monetary policy speeches last year and their impact on the 10-year Treasury yield, the winner is...

  • Janet Yellen, the Fed's influential vice chair, said Monday the central bank's aggressive monetary stimulus is still warranted.

  • If US Crashes Cliff, Don't Turn to Fed: Fisher

    Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher told Larry Kudlow if the worst happens and the nation goes over the fiscal cliff, he doesn't see the Fed providing a backstop.

  • Yellen: FOMC Could Eliminate Calendar Date Guidance

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on remarks made by Fed Vice Chair Janet Yellen on the Fed and inflation.

  • FRANKFURT, Nov 5- When the European Parliament turned Yves Mersch down for a top central banking post, it wasn't because he lacked the expertise or experience; they rejected him because he is a man. Mersch, a Luxembourger who is highly regarded by his peers, had been expected to get the job on the European Central Bank's all-male board anyway.

  • FRANKFURT, Nov 5- When the European Parliament turned Yves Mersch down for a top central banking post, it wasn't because he lacked the expertise or experience; they rejected him because he is a man. Mersch, a Luxembourger who is highly regarded by his peers, had been expected to get the job on the European Central Bank's all-male board anyway.

  • Nov 2- The health of the U.S. economy has been central to the campaign for the White House, with both President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney seeking to convince voters they have a plan to usher in faster growth and job creation.

  • *SAN FRANCISCO FED PRESIDENT JOHN WILLIAMS, Oct. 15 ``In no way has our commitment to price stability wavered.''.

  • LONDON, Oct 11-* U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat to higher open on Wall Street on Thursday, with futures for the S&P 500 rising 0.2 percent, the Dow Jones trading flat and the Nasdaq 100 gaining 0.3 percent.

  • By Richard Leong and Luciana Lopez. While traders had sold off earlier in the day to prepare for the $21 billion sale of 10- year notes, part of this week's $66 billion in coupon-bearing offerings, Treasuries retraced that lost ground after the auction.

  • By Richard Leong and Luciana Lopez. While traders had sold off earlier in the day to prepare for the $21 billion sale Of 10- year notes, part of this week's $66 billion in coupon-bearing offerings, Treasuries retraced that lost ground after the auction.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 10- U.S. Treasuries prices fell on Wednesday as traders reduced their bond holdings to make room for $21 billon in 10- year note supply, part of this week's $66 billion in coupon-bearing offerings. The market decline is "just positioning ahead of the auction," Sharon Stark, chief fixed income strategist at Sterne Agee& Leach in Birmingham, Alabama. "