Archive Europe: Economy


  • Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank

    Wall Street is looking to the European Central Bank's policy move Thursday, with the ECB expected to ease further.

  • Gucci CEO confident on luxury retail

    Patrizio di Marco, Gucci CEO, discusses the performance of the luxury retail market during a China slowdown and an uncertain U.S. economy. He also weighs in on the European consumer.

  • Fed Survey: Reasons for 10-year decline

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides the results of a CNBC survey on the U.S. 10-year and why market experts can't seem to agree on the reason why it has plunged.

  • ECB survey shows stakes are high for Draghi

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides the results of a CNBC survey on what Wall Street pros are expecting when the European Central Bank meets tomorrow to announce their monetary policy for the euro zone.

  • Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank

    With stock and bond markets waiting with baited breath, traders are asking themselves: will the European Central Bank disappoint?

  • Mario Draghi

    Traders are piling into the weak euro trade ahead of the most anticipated ECB meeting of the year. But that may be the wrong bet.

  • Santelli Exchange: Credit risk in Europe

    CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Jeffrey Snider, Alhambra Investment Partners chief investment strategist, about student loans and the credit problem facing the economy.

  • Prospects for Italy and France in 2014

    James McCormack, global head of sovereign ratings at Fitch Ratings, talks about the prospects for Italy and France for the rest of 2014.

  • Santelli Exchange: ECB easing tactics

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Mark Grant, Southwest Securities managing director, discuss expectations for Mario Draghi at next week's ECB meeting.

  • Politicians and many economists across Europe are convinced that a healthy small business sector is crucial to the region’s economic recovery.

  • They already know what rock'n'roll is worth, so now Britain's statisticians are getting to grips with sex and drugs in a bid to give a broader view of the economy.

  • Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank

    The ECB has published further data that shows a reluctance by banks to lend to businesses, which could prompt its governing council to act.

  • Juncker is a 'flawed candidate' for Commission: Pro

    Philippe Legrain, author of European Spring, says the European Union needs a "dynamic" leader to reshape the institutions.

  • What to make of the EU election results?

    Willem Nabarro, Head of European Equities for Asia at Exane-BNP Paribas, says the strong performance of far-right parties in European parliament elections is a "good wake up call" for the E.U.

  • EU Parliament vote is 'a wake up call': CEO

    Mark Konyn, CEO of Cathay Conning Asset Management, discusses the significance of a far-right win in European Parliament elections and its impact on equity markets.

  • How EU elections could affect ECB policy

    Yra Harris, partner at Praxis Trading, says if the fringe parties have a strong showing at the European elections, they will put pressure on the European Central Bank to implement policy to weaken the euro.

  • Europe disinflationary trend 'worrying': Pro

    Stephen King, chief global economist at HSBC, says the disinflationary trend in the euro zone will make it difficult to hit the European Central Bank's 2 percent inflation target.

  • PMIs show 'divergence' in euro zone countries: Pro

    Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, says there are divergences between the data coming from euro zone countries with France continuing to be the "sick man of Europe".

  • The quick move higher in the yields of Europe's weakest sovereigns could start to affect other low-rated credits.

  • Best global opportunities: Flowers

    The place where we see the most trouble and the most opportunity to put new money to work is the euro zone, says J. Christopher Flowers, JC Flowers & Co. founder, talking with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera about his investment strategies.

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