With European banks under pressure, recession isn't out of the question — but the current panic is overdone, one expert told CNBC.» Read More
Is it time to buy gold or flee to cash? With all of the hyperbole in the market on Friday following the 500 point fall in the Dow Jones Industrial average on Thursday, and heavy selling in Asia and Europe Friday, the answer might be bottled water, tinned food and shovels.
The big ratings agencies have been blamed for much during the credit crisis, but they hadn't been raided by any of the countries they've threatened with downgrades, until Wednesday.
Jean-Claude Trichet tried his best to provide reassurance to investors on Thursday.
Double dip may be back. It has been three decades since the United States suffered a recession that followed on the heels of the previous one. But it could be happening again, the New York Times reports.
CNBC's Silvia Wadhwa has the latest details on Europe's growing debt problems.
The euro will collapse as a currency unless lawmakers, and especially Germany, can agree a common European tax regime and restructure some sovereign debt, a leading market analyst told CNBC.com after the European Central Bank intervened in the markets.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the story on ECB's Jean-Claude Trichet statement that the Eurozone's financial situation is better than the U.S. and Japan.
The European Central Bank is not worried about the health of the euro zone as a whole and it will stick to its role of fighting inflation, ECB president Jean-Claude Trichet told CNBC in an interview Thursday.
Japan acts to take the yen lower and Turkey resets everything — time for your central bank FX Fix.
The price of gold could almost double as central banks' reserves are depleted, according to the chairman of a gold industry association.
"The European Central Bank has limitless ability to create money. The question is whether that's going to be backed by the politicians who actually put it in place," Nick Parsons, head of strategy at National Australia Bank told CNBC. "The (ECB's) independence itself comes by virtue of the political will behind it," he added.
July's rate hike could well have been Jean-Claude Trichet's last as president of the European Central Bank, but markets will be watching for signals that the bank is preparing to take some role in future interventions in European markets, economists and analysts told CNBC.com.
Bank deposits at the European Central Bank have more than doubled to a five-month high and European institutions are paying more for dollars, signs of concern that turmoil in eurozone bond markets could spread.
If you're waiting for the European Central Bank to give the euro a lift, don't hold your breath, this strategist says.
For Angela Merkel there are few things which are as set as her summer holidays. She always leaves Berlin for two weeks with her invisible husband for a hiking holiday in the Tyrol Alps.
Events on Wednesday could prove crucial to attempts to again come to grips with the European debt crisis, after Italian borrowing costs hit a 14-year high on Tuesday.
Discussing Ireland's corporate tax rate advantage as well as its young, educated workforce, with Wilbur Ross, WL Ross chairman/CEO.
He has survived criminal charges and if you believe all the stories, bunga bunga parties, but could the latest debt crisis be the final nail in the coffin for Silvio Berlusconi's political career?
The bear market is on its way back, economist and contrarian investor Marc Faber, the editor and publisher of The Gloom Boom & Doom Report told CNBC Tuesday.
Markets are likely to keep up the pressure on Italy and Spain and the European Central Bank seems to be the only authority that could act quickly, analysts told CNBC.com Tuesday.