Now that the euro has bankrupted Greece and pushed Italy and other Mediterranean states to the brink, Angela Merkel proposes tough, EU-administered disciplines on national deficits.
Markets appear to have high hopes for this week’s summit meeting in Europe to begin putting an end to the financial crisis. Yet there’s ample reason to believe the market’s hopes will be dashed again. Here's why.
European leaders huddle and the euro lifts - it's time for your FX Fix.
As the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, and the French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, are about to meet in Paris, CNBC's Annette Weisbach in Frankfurt and Stephane Pedrazzi in Paris discuss what will be on the meeting's agenda.
Tai Hui, Regional Head of Economic Research, SE Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore, talks about Europe's long-term problems, which remain despite the coordinated move by central banks.
Europe's sovereign-debt crisis, which has dragged on for more than two years, is entering a pivotal week, as leaders across the continent converge to prevent a collapse of the euro and a financial panic from spreading.
The International Monetary Fund may be asked to assist further as leaders of the 17 European Union nations that use the euro prepare for a summit next week, reports the New York Times.
Expectations are high for the upcoming European Union summit. Here's how to trade if reality falls short.
The currency trade behind next week's slew of central bank meetings, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs and the Money In Motion traders.
Will next week's EU summit ruin the risk on rally? The currency trade behind next week's EU meeting, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs and the Money in Motion traders. And will Mario Draghi increase the roll of the ECB, with Deutsche Bank's Joe LaVorgna?
The week's top business news and investment advice, including Europe plays & banking shorts.
With signs of progress on the European debt crisis, is it time to buy the euro? It depends against what.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs has the story on the highly anticipated European Union summit next week as proposals are already starting to leak out.
CNBC's Jane Wells asks Americans what they think about the crisis in Europe.
U.S. futures were little changed after nonfarm payrolls were about in line with expectations at 123,000, but the headline unemployment rate of 8.6 percent, well below expectations of 9 percent, and October nonfarm payrolls were revised upward.
A number of similarities exist between the collapse of Enron in 2001 and the current sovereign debt crisis in the euro zone, Joe Berardino, CEO at Alvarez & Marsal and the former CEO of Enron's accounting firm, Arthur Andersen, told CNBC.
With reports on payrolls, employment, capital spending, and construction, here's your data driven FX Fix.
The German obsession with inflation has been difficult to overcome because Germans perceive themselves as more vulnerable to inflation today than their neighbors are, writes Nicholas Kulish in the New York Times.
Home sales rise and prices stabilize, growth is better than expected, Obama beats Romney and the euro survives and prospers.
The euro plunges against the U.S. currency, gold prices slump, and the Euro debt crisis bailout costs $2 trillion.