Archive Europe: Economy

  • More bullish on European stocks: Pro

    David Gerstenhaber, Argonaut Capital Management, shares his thoughts on the dollar's rocket rise and decline in euro. Don't try shorting the dollar here, says Gerstenhaber. Also a play on Germany and Japan.

  • Gros: 'Curious' behavior from Draghi

    Discussing Europe's quantitative easing (QE) program, Daniel Gros, director at The Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), says ECB president Mario Draghi declared victory with QE in "a curious way."

  • Will IMF approve fresh Ukraine bailout?

    The International Monetary Fund is set to decide on a financial rescue plan for Ukraine worth $17.5 billion. Mark Melatos, senior lecturer at University of Sydney, discusses.

  • Speed of euro depreciation is 'ok': Expert

    David Zahn, head of European Fixed Income at Franklin Templeton, says the European Central Bank shouldn't be worried about the speed of the euro's depreciation.

  • Euro at $1.05 will come fairly soon: SocGen

    Sebastien Galy, senior currency strategist at Societe Generale, says the euro is headed for $1.05 on the back of quantitative easing and may reach parity with the dollar in a few weeks.

  • Cecchetti: ECB's QE is already a success

    Stephen Cecchetti, professor of international economics and finance at Brandeis International Business School, says that the quantitative easing program is already a success, however, the risk-sharing aspect may be problematic for Europe.

  • Fitch warns on high-yield debt

    Ed Eyerman, managing director at Fitch Ratings, talks about the company's latest report, which warns investors on buying into European high-yield debt.

  • European stocks finish sharply lower, Credit Suisse surges

    European equities extended losses to close sharply down on Tuesday, as the sell-off in U.S. stocks gained momentum, with investors spooked by the weakness in the price of oil, currency turmoil and ongoing negotiations surrounding Greece.

  • Avoid this knee-jerk money move: Pro

    Jordan Kotick, RBC Capital Markets, discusses why investors need to look past the US and be aware of what is going on internationally. "Any retail investor must have a global view" says Kotick.

  • Euro will break below parity: Willis

    Ben Willis, Princeton Securities Group, talks about the concern for US stock market investors, interest rates, and why to look at regional banks.

  • Thiam: Always going to leave Prudential

    Tidjane Thiam, outgoing CEO of Prudential, says that he always knew he'd leave Prudential someday, and that he doesn't know who will take his position.

  • Thiam: I believe in renewal

    Tidjane Thiam, outgoing CEO of Prudential, says he believes "in renewal" within a business structure.

  • Thiam: Credit Suisse is a 'great brand'

    Tidjane Thiam, outgoing CEO of Prudential, talks about his move to Credit Suisse, adding that he has complete respect for his predecessor, Brady Dougan.

  • Why you should be bullish on Europe

    Mislav Matejka, global equity strategist at JPMorgan, explains why he's bullish on Europe and why the U.S. market is "getting tired."

  • Why dollar-euro parity won't happen

    Mark Andersen, global co-head of Asset Allocation at UBS Wealth Management, says the euro will end its decline at $1.05, but it's unlikely to trade at parity with the U.S. dollar.

  • Europe doesn't have enough sovereign bonds: Gartman

    Dennis Gartman of The Gartman Letter, thinks there is not enough sovereign bonds for the European Central Bank to fulfill its bond-buying plans.

  • Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem

    The head of euro zone finance ministers urged Greece to "stop wasting time" and buckle down to serious talks on implementing a reform program.

  • Europe stocks end lower amid US hike jitters

    European equities finished lower on Monday amid speculation that Friday's better-than-expected U.S. jobs report will lead the Federal Reserve to hike rates soon.

  • UK's Labour party upbeat on business

    Toby Perkins, U.K. shadow minister for small business, says there's a "great deal more for government to do to support more businesses to grow."

  • Eurogroup: Time to take Greece talks 'seriously'

    Regarding Greece's debt negotiations, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, president of the Eurogroup, says "We have to stop wasting time and really start talks now seriously."

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