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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.
"What we see is a soft patch and double dip recession risk three months down the line," Beat Wittmann, CEO of Dynapartners, told CNBC. "The markets are discounting this soft patch, but it could get worse¿ depending on political decisions and whether companies are investing into expansion and whether consumers are spending," he said.
Putting utilities to good use, with Scott Nations, NationShares.
Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading, explains why the euro is a sell longer-term. "Sell the euro higher," he tells the Fast Money traders.
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.
The Swiss franc slumps, the yen powers on, and George Soros has some suggestions - time for your FX Fix.
Discussing Italy's new austerity plan, and whether there is a double-dip to dunk the dollar, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders.
"The problems in the European markets are based on a lack of clarity and a lack of a long term solution," Gemma Godfrey, head of research at Credo Capital told CNBC. "Things are getting a lot worse......the ECB is using debt to solve a problem of debt," she added.
European leaders are scurrying from one crisis to the next, and it doesn't bode well for the euro, this strategist says.
Tough talk from the Swiss works on the franc and debt worries dog the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.
It’s all getting a bit Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in the euro zone recently. The European Union seems to think that if it’s worth doing in the first place, its worth fighting for
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.
A 15-day short selling ban , which will be implemented on Friday morning across several European countries, has attracted opprobrium from market participants, who see the restrictions as a superficial move that will do little to solve the underlying problems of the euro zone and stop market turbulence.
French minister says broader GDP and deficit-cut targets remain, with CNBC's Ross Westgate.
High labor taxes and low visibility on economic growth and business climate are just some of the reasons that are keeping Italian businesses from offering jobs, especially long term contracts.
U.K. finance minister George Osborne has called upon his euro zone peers to do whatever it takes to ensure stability, indicating the British government would back a so-called euro bond to avoid a disastrous break up of the euro.
There's a currency worry behind all the selling of Italian and Spanish bonds, this economist says.
Insight on how strong the U.S. banking system is, with William Isaac, former FDIC chairman.
Italy has one of the highest savings rates in the OECD and holds considerable household wealth. In fact, the country's household wealth is five times as high as the country's gross domestic product (GDP). None of this appears to add up with the country's miserable public finances.
CNBC's Ross Westgate has the story on the concerns surrounding SocGen's stock as well as other European banks.