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As stock markets in Europe faltered Wednesday after Tuesday's meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy failed to reassure, some investors told CNBC that they are starting to become bullish after recent market falls.
CNBC's Ross Westgate with a look at today's proposals to shore up Europe's debt crisis, including a tax on financial transactions and mandatory balanced budgets.
CNBC's Ross Westgate has the details on the Euro leaders' meeting, and discussing its impact on the markets, with Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management, and Andre Julian, OpVest Wealth Management.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs with the latest details from the European leaders, and the White House responds to Gov. Rick Perry's threat to the Fed chairman, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Also, the Fast Money traders weigh in on Europe's economy and how to play it, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter.
CNBC's Ross Westgate has the latest details on the meeting between the two European leaders, and a preview of today's press conference, with Michael Hewson, CMC Markets; Daniel Gross, Yahoo Finance, and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Though Tuesday's Sarkozy-Merkel meeting won't focus on issuing euro bonds, some say its adoption may be the only way to save the EU, reports The New York Times.
German growth disappoints, British inflation rolls on, and Sarkozy and Merkel are set to meet - time for your FX Fix.
The next recession could happen within a quarter of a year, one fund manager told CNBC Tuesday, as weak German economic growth figures were announced.
A preview of tomorrow's meeting between the two leaders and its impact on global markets, with Charles Dallara, Institute of International Finance.
After the turbulence of the summer, there has been plenty of speculation about whether Western economies may suffer a double dip into recession after recovering from the downturn of 2008-09.
Uncertainty over sovereign debt and the volatility in world markets could mark a period of "2008 redux," and the best option for investors is to remain cautious with long-term assets and hold on to cash, Julian Pendock, a partner at Sendock Capital, told CNBC.
As the European markets were braced for another turbulent day, one analyst at Citi warned that a decade of economic slowdown could follow if Italy and Spain default on their debt repayments.
The German banking sector should be able to withstand stresses resulting from exposure to peripheral Europe, with the possible exception of Commerzbank, which has a high level of PIIGS exposure, according to Michael Rohr, head of financials at Silvia Quandt Research.
August is famously the month when most of Europe hits the beach. Markets are quiet, parliaments are closed, and very little happens.
European Union leaders are under pressure to take action to stem the spreading debt crisis. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera with the details.
What has become clear to anyone who is not actually running a euro zone member state or a central bank in Frankfurt is that reacting to yesterday’s crisis simply leads to tomorrow’s crisis.
Let's make this quite clear: there is no need for the markets to get spooked by German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble's comments about "no carte blanche for ESFS bond buying".
Since the euro zone debt crisis began, disagreements between the German Chancellor and the head of the European Central Bank have hampered attempts to find a lasting solution, analysts have said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed Monday for a quick agreement on a new rescue package for Greece, and said she is confident that Italy will push through an austerity plan.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has certainly changed her tune. Now she's warning about the exposure of European financial institutions to credit default swaps that insure Greek bonds.