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  • Fed tapering more likely in Sept than in Dec: Pro

    Kathy Lien, of BK Asset Management explains why the Fed is more likely to ease in September than December. She also outlines various impact of a stimulus withdrawal.

  • Donald Kohn, former vice chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve

    President Obama pushed back against criticism of his former economic adviser Lawrence Summers, who is seen as a leading candidate to become the new chairman of the Federal Reserve.

  • Fed & US economy remain on track: Pro

    Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank explains why JPMorgan expects the Fed to begin QE tapering in September.

  • Yellen the right choice?

    Who is the right choice for the next Fed Chair, with Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital CEO, and Scott Sumner, Bentley University professor.

  • Cashin: Summers' 'candidacy' a ruse

    Arthur Cashin, UBS, shares his thoughts on the Fed chairman's likely successor. There's no doubt Summers is brilliant, he says, but he's no "consensus builder."

  • Steer clear of China equities for now: Pro

    Hartmut Issel, Head of Wealth Management Research Singapore at UBS explains why he remains bullish on U.S. high yield and bearish on China over the next six months.

  • Who will succeed Bernanke as next Fed chief?

    Herald Van der Linde, Head of Equity Strategy, Asia-Pacific at HSBC says the probability of Janet Yellen being the next Fed chief is higher than Lawrence Summers

  • Fed battle of the sexes

    Who might replace Ben Bernanke as Fed Chair? CNBC's John Harwood reports Janet Yellen would make the first female Chair. Jessica Tarlov, Schoen Consulting; Jennifer Stefano, Americans for Prosperity; and John Fund, National Review, discuss.

  • Janet Yellen

    Wall Street overwhelmingly believes President Obama will and should pick Janet Yellen to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve, according to a CNBC survey.

  • Janet Yellen and Larry Summers

    The bond fund's Tony Crescenzi forecasts that the vice chair of the Fed's Board of Governors will get the job because of her experience.

  • Summers or Yellen for Fed Chair?

    Might the next Fed Chair be Larry Summers or Janet Yellen? Benn Steil, author of "The Battle of Bretton Woods," and CNBC Contributor Jim Pethokoukis, discuss their opinions on these potential candidates.

  • President Barack Obama shakes hands with Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke.

    The White House has assembled a short list of candidates to succeed Federal Reserve Bank chairman Ben Bernanke, and U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is running the search.

  • Everyone is FREAKED OUT about the possibility that mortgage rates--which are roughly tied to 10-year Treasury yields--could go through the roof. How much? They're four percent now, but there's concern they could reach six percent.

  • Tepper, Taper & the 10-Year

    Discussing David Tepper's thoughts on the Fed and what the taper really means. The concern over the markets is because the Fed sees the economy getting stronger, says Tepper. CNBC's Steve Liesman; Doug Dachille, First Principles Capital Management; Charles Campbell, Executive Director, MKM Partners; and John Lynch, John Lynch, Wells Fargo Private Bank.

  • Fed Takes Off Training Wheels

    Ed Keon, Quantitative Management Associates (Prudential Financial), and Richard Steinberg, Steinberg Global Asset Management, both believe the economy will continue to get better. "The U.S. stock market is the best asset class in the world right now," says Keon.

  • 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.