CNBC's Maria Bartiromo says the market's rally this year makes sense, but "it's still a fragile story" that could be smashed if rates go higher. (1:55)
Even with mortgage rates hovering near record lows, it doesn’t take much to send borrowers running for the hills.
Before investing in money markets, portfolio manager Tony Crescenzi cautions these funds are now under new pressure.
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CNBC's Steve Liesman reports what participants of the CNBC Fed survey say about the probability of a recession, and the dangers of the looming fiscal cliff.
CNBC's Steve Liesman offers insight on the latest Fed survey, including the probability of a recession in the next 12 months.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the next steps for the Fed according to a CNBC survey. 88 percent of respondents said the Fed will replace Operation Twist with outright asset purchases, he says. Cliff Robbins, CEO of Blue Harbour Group, weighs in.
Benchmark oil prices will continue to remain in a tight range this week as the continued lack of progress on averting the U.S. "fiscal cliff" and a political crisis in Italy offset positive sentiment from data showing an improvement in China's economy.
What will the Fed do next? A crucial Fed meeting starts next Tuesday. How to make money from it, with Greg Ip, The Economist, CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
U.S. Treasuries were firm in Asia with the yield on 10-year notes near a three-week low on concerns over the fiscal cliff as well as hopes for fresh easing steps by the Fed.
“Operation Twist” has outlived its usefulness and should be retired, BlackRock Global Head of Fixed Income Peter Fisher told CNBC on Monday.
Discussing the state of the U.S. markets, and whether more Fed action is necessary, with CNBC contributors Joe Lavorgna and Ron Insana, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Gary Schlossberg, Chief Economist, Wells Capital Management says that European banks account for a disproportionate share of global trade credit, and the current credit squeeze in Europe is affecting global trade.
Discussing the Fed's announcement to extend Operation Twist, with Richard Fisher, Dallas Federal Reserve president.
At noon today, stocks sank on the Fed's news to extend Operation Twist and continued a wild ride on Wall Street today. Barry Knapp, Barclays, shares his opinions.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo discusses the day's top business and financial stories, and looks ahead to tomorrow's Closing Bell.
Bed, Bath & Beyond is down as much as 9% after hours, with the Fast Money traders; and Jason Brady, Thornburg Investments shares trading advice for fixed income investors since the Fed extended Operation Twist. CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Microsoft's new Windows 8 phone.
The Fed is extending "Operation Twist" as a way to help boost the economy, but is it enough? Lawrence Goodman, Center for Financial Stability, weighs in.
Kenny Polcari, ICAP managing director, and CNBC's Brian Shactman offer insight on the stock market activity.
Insight on the Fed decision to leave rates unchanged and continue "Operation Twist," with CNBC's Steve Liesman and Vincent Reinhart, Morgan Stanley.