Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two overloaded boats capsized.» Read More
Jeff Kilburg, Killir Kapital Management, and David Joy, Ameriprise Financial, provide their top trades, as the markets await a clear solution to the fiscal cliff problem. "I still would take some risk off the table," added Joy.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as worries about Greece's debt problems were offset by strong trade data from China.
Iran launched large-scale air defense drills in the country's eastern half on Monday, Iranian media reported, amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over a military incident in the Gulf reported last week.
KKR—the private equity group immortalized as the Barbarian at the Gate—is launching two investment funds to be distributed to individuals by Charles Schwab, the US brokerage. It is the latest sign of the pressure on private equity firms to become more like traditional asset management firms, the Financial Times reports.
The number of Spanish families facing eviction is mounting at a dizzying pace, and when they can’t move in with relatives, they often take over empty homes, and there are plenty of them. The NYT reports.
Why did Diageo spend over $2 billion to buy a majority stake in India's United Spirits? It's simple math, CEO Paul Walsh told CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."
US prosecutors are probing whether Barclays made any improper payment to win a banking licence in Saudi Arabia, adding to the mounting investigations that the bank is facing. The FT reports.
European stocks trimmed losses on Friday to close narrowly in the black after a batch of positive U.S. data suggested the world's largest economy grew more than initially estimated in the third quarter.
"The coming year is going to be the year where the mobile device links the digital world to the physical world," said John Donahoe, eBay president & CEO, talking about growing online sales in Europe and making money in mobile applications, with CNBC's David Faber,
Northern European economies feel a chill and China reins in the yuan — it's time for your FX Fix.
A look at what CNBC's Ross Westgate learned from going to spy school.
Richard Cookson, global chief investment officer at Citi Private Bank, says the problem with Spain is a broader European issue. Spain's problems--or Greece's--can't be solved without a fundamental debt restructuring, he says.
Can stocks reverse a recent trend or will they go deeper in the red for the week?
Euro zone leaders face a new round of brinkmanship over Greece’s €174bn bailout after international lenders failed to bridge differences on how to reduce Athens’ burgeoning debt levels, pushing the country perilously close to defaulting on a €5bn debt payment due next week. The FT reports.
Although stocks fell again Thursday, Jim Cramer noted there was a pro for every con plaguing the market.
The euro's sliding, but be careful how you trade it.
We should feel a mix of great sadness and heightened concern upon seeing the latest unemployment numbers out of Greece.
Traffic congestion in Europe is increasing, with Istanbul topping the list of the cities with the worst congestion on the continent, according to the latest “Congestion Index” by navigation producer TomTom.
European equities ended slightly down on Thursday following a roller-coaster session marked by brisk volume, with rekindled worries about Greece keeping investors on edge.
CNBC's Rick Santelli, and Adrian Miller, GMP Securities, discuss Europe's central banks' decision to leave interest rates unchanged.
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James Eden, owner of Private White VC, talks about the U.K. clothing and fashion indsutry.
Michael Dunkley, premier of Bermuda, discusses the country's economy and tax system.
Fredrik Nerbrand, head of global asset allocation at HSBC, discusses stock markets and oil's rally.