PARIS, Nov 27- The European Commission made little changes to its estimates for this year's soft wheat and maize production in the European Union on Friday, confirming its expectation of a record wheat crop and a sharp drop in maize output. The Commission put the soft wheat crop at 149.1 million tonnes, down from 149.2 million in its last monthly estimate but still...» Read More
We often get a frenzy of negative Europe speculation on a Friday afternoon either from fear of what might emerge over the weekend or mischief-making by Dollar-bulls. And today is no exception.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on Europe's struggle to gain its financial footing, with Greece's debt crisis and Spain's elections looming.
The euro had a nice run this week - but investors are turning on it today, and this pro thinks there is more to come.
Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading Group, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on Greek debt, the falling euro, and where you should invest today.
Discussing the market's valuation; Europe's growing economic problems, and Greek debt, with Joel Greenblatt, Gotham Capital founder and Peter Boockvar, Miller Tabak Co.
The dollar is jumping against the euro, but the loonie is losing altitude — it's time for your Friday FX Fix.
As the IMF gets ready to choose a successor to Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who resigned following his arrest on charges that he sexually assaulted and raped a hotel housekeeper, it would be a good thing to step back for a moment and ask: What should the IMF do?
IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is expected to leave Rikers today, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.
Fighting inflation in times when commodity prices increase is part of the future challenges the European Central Bank (ECB) will have to face, Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, executive board member of the ECB, said in an exclusive interview with CNBC Friday.
Spain's electoral oversight body ruled that jobs protests which young people are staging across the country would be illegal over the coming election weekend, but some demonstrators said they would defy the ban.
Professionals working in the City of London mull changing employers this year, with more than half saying they definitely intend to find a new employer this year, according to a recent survey, while another survey showed finance professionals among the top earners.
Twice as many business leaders say that the world economy is going to improve in the next six months than think it is going to get worse, according to the FT/Economist global business barometer.
We missed the entry point on the trade I proposed yesterday, but there could be another chance before Memorial Day.
Japan's in a recession, IMF leadership's in play, and the Brazilian real is on a rolll. Time for your daily FX Fix.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel reiterated on Thursday that she wanted a European to become the next IMF chief and that Dominique Strauss-Kahn's exit before the end of his term was an argument in favour of such a move.
Just 20 percent of the Greek electorate believe the country should abide by the terms of the European Union/International Monetary Fund loan agreement and pay off all its debts, according to a poll in a Greek newspaper.
The FT reports future bonus and dividend payments by UK banks will depend upon convincing regulators the handouts will not dent capital reserves or undermine sound risk management, according to the head of the city watchdog.
Are Dominique Strauss-Kahn's troubles creating a buying opportunity? This pro says yes.
The sight of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, managing director of the International Monetary Fund and prospective candidate for the French presidency, doing the "perp walk" was stupefying. If the charges are true, this capable man is a lunatic. But, unless the case collapses, the event will cast a long shadow, according to the FT.
"The dollar will ultimately fall against the euro because U.S. problems are worse than Europe's," says Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital.