*EU Commission says no bias against U.S. companies. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew called on the European Union to reconsider tax probes targeting U.S. companies on Thursday, arguing that such moves represented disturbing precedents. Lew made the plea in a letter to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager, a...» Read More
European shares were set to edge higher on Thursday, after Wall Street reversed early losses following upbeat U.S. data on jobs creation and services sector growth.
European stocks were seen retreating on Wednesday, losing ground for the first time this year, as heavyweight resource-related shares feel the pinch of a sell-off in commodity prices.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on whether today's commodity sell-off is a sign of a deflating bubble or a temporary correction.
The past is not always a prologue to the future. But looking at some of the big winners and losers of 2010 does provide some strong hints of a positive 2011.
The Fast Money traders unveil their contrarian investment theses for the new year.
If any place in the world epitomises the David and Goliath battle that is upending the global beer industry it is Belgium, home to both the world’s largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, and arguably the famous small-scale “craft” beers, the trappist ales made and distributed by monks, reports the Financial Times.
The fallout from the global crisis of 2008 will continue to impact economies around the world, but the amplitude will be lower, allowing for a return to a more normalized environment for growth and profits. As health returns to economies, so will investment returns.
Northern Ireland's government is holding an emergency meeting Thursday to address the country's water crisis as tens of thousands of people remained without water for a ninth day.
January in the northern hemisphere is usually the coldest month of the year and it might prove to be a bitter one for euro zone governments trying to raise money in the capital markets, reports the Financial Times.
Eurozone end-of-year financial market tensions have been highlighted by the European Central Bank’s failure to reabsorb funds it has spent on buying government bonds to combat the region’s debt crisis, reports the Financial Times.
Critics once proclaimed that the euro was doomed to struggle. Different countries would pursue such different economic policies, they argued, that it would ultimately place an unbearable strain on the currency and some of its members. Today, many of those predictions are coming true, the New York Times reports.
The European Central Bank increased its intervention in government bond markets last week, indicating that the euro’s monetary guardian remained wary of an escalation of the eurozone debt crisis, reports the Financial Times.
The Fast Money Traders debate whether China buying Portugal's debt is a sign of Euro-zone health.
European shares were expected to open little changed Wednesday, with investors avoiding strong bets at the tail end of the year.
Fast Money’s Karen Finerman focuses on the stellar earnings of a trucking supplier
The Federal Reserve extended a program set up earlier this year to ease strains from the European debt crisis.
European stocks were seen rising Tuesday, mirroring gains in Asia and extending their Christmas rally.
The CBOE Market Volatility Index (VIX) edged upward Monday. With a new year, rising tensions on the Korean peninsula and global debt fears, should you shift your portfolio allocations? Julian Pendock, partner at Senhouse Capital, offered CNBC his insights.
The decision by the European Union last week to create a permanent bailout fund may not end the sovereign-debt crisis but it will—eventually—end the European Union as we know it.
More than one in ten bankers and traders in the UK and Europe could receive no bonus this year, as banks slash their year-end pay-outs following weaker revenues. The FT reports.