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Investors look to Fed for further clues on rates

When the Federal Reserve offers its latest word on interest rates this week, few think it will telegraph the one thing investors have been most eager to know: When it will slow its bond purchases, which have kept long-term borrowing rates low.Full story

Picking the next Fed head

  Former Sen. Judd Gregg, (R-NH), discusses the process of choosing a successor for Ben Bernanke and weighs in on the differences between likely candidates Larry Summers and Janet Yellen.

Fed's Yellen to moderate panel at Jackson Hole conference

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen plans to moderate one of the panels at the annual monetary policy conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, next month, a Fed spokeswoman said on Monday. Full story

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  Pro-growth spending cuts

A Federal judge says Fed Chairman Bernanke will have to give a deposition in the lawsuit brought against the government by former AIG CEO Hank Greenberg, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs. Also, discussing the path to prosperity in the U.S., with Rep. Brad ...

  Next Fed chair: Summers or Yellen?

Discussing the front runners for replacing Ben Bernanke as the Federal Reserve Chair, with Josh Boak, The Fiscal Times, and CNBC's Eamon Javers. CNBC Contributor Jeff Kilburg, shares his opinions.

  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.

  Summers for Fed Chair?

Larry Summers now appears to be the front runner to replace Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke. CNBC's John Harwood offers insight.

  Stocks higher as Bernanke eases 'taper' fears

The market seems to like what it is hearing by Ben Bernanke. Greg Ip, The Economist, and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli break down positives in the rally.

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