The agreement on the size of the haircut on Greek debt banks will take could have serious consequences for all the so-called PIIGS according to Carl Weinberg, the chief economist at High Frequency Economics.
The Group of 20 is seeking to meet again, possibly before Christmas, with the aim of resurrecting a deal to provide an international firewall around Greece, G20 sources have told the Financial Times, saying negotiators at the Cannes summit had been close to an agreement.
Europe is officially in crisis mode, but the euro is hanging tough. Here's how to prepare if uncertainty seems primed to rise on Monday.
Currency trading on macro trends has been difficult this year, and this strategist says 2012 will be no better. Here's how to cope.
Insight into the euro as G20 leaders address the European sovereign debt crisis, with Jens Nordvig, Nomura Securities International, global head of G10 FX strategy,
President Obama said world leaders have made important progress at the G20 summit to put their economic recoveries on firmer footing, adding that all countries have an enormous stake in the outcome of Europe's debt crisis.
The future of Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou's government looked increasingly doubtful as it prepared for a confidence vote Friday, with markets facing continued uncertainty in the euro zone.
Months before MF Global teetered on the brink, federal regulators were seeking to rein in the types of risky trades that contributed to the firm’s collapse. But they faced opposition from an influential opponent: Jon S. Corzine, the head of the then little-known brokerage firm, according to the NYT.
When future financial historians look back at the early 21st century, they may wonder why anybody ever thought it was a good idea to repackage subprime securities into triple A bonds. So, too, in relation to assumptions about the “risk-free” status of western sovereign debt, according to the FT.
The only thing that determines why a stock goes up on any given day is what’s going on in Europe, Cramer says.
It's harder than ever to trade on headlines from Europe. Here's a way to profit from the region's longer term prospects.
Will the Federal Reserve’s Ben Bernanke soon follow the European Central Bank’s Mario Draghi? In his first action as Jean-Claude Trichet’s replacement, Draghi cut the ECB target rate by a quarter percent to 1.25 percent from 1.5 percent. It was a surprise.
Discussing Greece's future, Europe's woes, and where's he's putting his money to work, with Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors chairman/CEO.
Greek PM, Papandreou says he would never hold a referendum on exiting the euro, but is that enough to ease concerns about a debt default? CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Carolin Schober, have the latest details.
With some in Greece talking seriously about exiting the euro zone, here's what the currency aftermath could look like.
CNBC's Silvia Wadhwa has the details on new ECB chief Mario Draghi surprising the markets by cutting rates, and CNBC's Rick Santelli shares what the issues are surrounding the rate cut.
Discussing Greek prime minister George Papandreou's talks with the opposition, with Petros Doukas, former deputy finance minister of Greece/Capital Partners chairman.
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou insisted he was not resigning at today's emergency cabinet meeting, according to state television.
CNBC's Steve Liesman & Silvia Wadhwa discuss the ECB's decision to cut its main interest rate by 25 basis points to 1.25 percent; with CNBC's Carl Quintanilla.
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou's grip on power looked shakier Thursday after the storm surrounding his wish for a referendum on Greece's bailout deal grew, but he apparently has no plans to leave power.