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The Euro stress test isn't over yet, with Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital, CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. Also, how you can profit from next week's Canadian Central Bank meeting.
Eight banks, including two Greek banks, five Spanish and one Austrian bank have failed the European Banking Authority stress tests, the agency said on Friday.
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Swiss bank Credit Suisse said on Friday it is being probed by the U.S. Department of Justice as part of a broader investigation into banks suspected of helping Americans evade taxes.
Worldwide stocks could lose 35 percent of their value if the euro zone sovereign debt crisis worsens, according to research from Deutsche Bank.
Bankers believe that an additional disclosure requirement, relating to previously unpublished details of banks’ credit exposures, could trigger approaches for credit portfolios from specialist buyers. The FT reports.
A U.S. default isn't a matter of "if" but "when," David Murrin, chief investment officer at Emergent Asset Management, told CNBC.
If you're worried about the seemingly unending euro zone crisis, here's a less than obvious way to steer clear.
Italy sold 4.5 billion euros ($6.4 billion) in long-term debt on Thursday in a series of auctions seen as a gauge of market confidence in the country and of the wider euro zone.
European banking stress tests will be a missed opportunity for policymakers to reassure markets unless they come down heavily on undercapitalized banks, analysts and investors told CNBC.com.
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.
The beleaguered Italian banking sector is gradually improving, with asset quality and capital ratios getting better, according to analysts at Citigroup.
Fitch Ratings on Wednesday downgraded Greece deeper into junk territory, citing the absence of a new and fully funded financing program for the country.
Risk-off sentiment is easing, but the European debt crisis is not even close to being solved. Here's how to trade the new mood.
Moody's is punishing the wrong EU member by downgrading Ireland, Wilbur Ross Jr., CEO of WL Ross & Co., told CNBC Wednesday. If Moody's "downgrades enough people recklessly, nobody will be able to access the public markets in 2013. I think it's a ridiculous idea."
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As the crisis in the peripheral area of the euro zone threatened to drag Italy down further on Wednesday, the majority of the region now faces further contagion.
The Irish economic recovery has been held back by credit ratings agency Moody's downgrading its rating to junk status, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton said Wednesday.
Finding a solution to the euro zone crisis is such a complex task that investors, as well as many citizens of the European Union, have grown disgruntled with attempts to sort out the debt.
Experience suggests European politicians will struggle to agree on a deal that would actually draw a line in the sand of the entire euro zone debt crisis. Many blame their indecision for getting the euro in this position in the first place.