The central bank's shift to a more dovish stance has contributed to greater volatility in financial markets, according to Allianz's El-Erian.
The S&P 500 just ended its best start to the year since 1998. Here's what five experts say investors should expect as major market averages enter a new quarter.
Jim Paulsen, chief investment strategist at The Leuthold Group, and Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor at Allianz, join "Squawk Box" to discuss the state of the markets heading into the second quarter of 2019.
Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor at Allianz, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the markets, Stephen Moore's nomination to the Fed, and what he recommends investors do heading into the second quarter of 2019.
The "peculiar" technicals in the market have to do with Europe and what's happening with the Fed, Allianz's chief economic advisor says.
Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor with Allianz, joins "Squawk Box" to give his take on the economy, the markets, and much more.
A majority of small-business owners expect a recession within a year, according to the CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey. Recession fears are higher among women, Democrats and Independents.
The Fed is likely to hold interest rates steady for the entire year after hiking four times in 2018, predicts the Allianz chief economic advisor.
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Tuesday morning, as market participants await to hear from President Donald Trump.
U.S. economic growth may cool off but that doesn't mean there's a crisis ahead, says widely followed economist Mohamed El-Erian.
The U.S. economy is "in a really good spot," Mester says in an interview with CNBC.
El-Erian argues that the central bank under Chairman Jerome Powell made an error in changing the number of potential interest rate hikes next year.
Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor at Allianz, joins "Squawk Box" with guest hosts Joe Terranova of Virtus Investment Partners and Thomas Farley, Far Point Acquisition LLC CEO, to share what he's watching in the markets going into 2019.
The absence of a December hike would have signaled to the market that monetary policy is being determined by President Donald Trump, who has been critical of the central bank's policies, former Wells Fargo CEO Richard Kovacevich says.
Economist Mohamed El-Erian warns Wall Street that being overly concerned about an economic recession could actually cause one.
Mohamed EL-Erian, Allianz chief economic advisor, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the current volatility in the markets and how to handle it going forward.
Jerome Powell would likely say "it's about time the markets stand on their own feet" in response to stocks sinking Wednesday following his press conference, economist Mohamed El-Erian says.
"It is very hard for the Fed right now to go back to three hikes," says Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor at Allianz.
Financial markets signal that the torrent of American CEOs pulling out next week's Saudi investment conference is not a great concern, the Allianz economist says.
"It wouldn't surprise me if we get 3 percent growth for this year and next year," Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor for Allianz, said of the U.S.