Economic Regions The European Union

  • No Deal Better Than Poor Deal

    Jim McDonald, Chief Investment Strategist, Northern Trust Global Investments says that no fiscal cliff deal might be a better option than to pass through a poor proposal.

  • Global Markets: Weak Session For European Stocks

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as markets edged lower ahead of the next round of aid for Greece.

  • Fiscal Cliff is More a Media Event

    Timothy Riddell, Head of Global Markets Research, Asia, ANZ says that if we go over the fiscal cliff the treasury still has the flexibility to implement the changes.

  • Trading Around the Fiscal Cliff

    Michael Yoshikami, Founder & CEO, Destination Wealth Management says that individual investors have bailed from the markets and that current market action is mostly driven by institutional investors.

  • N. Korea Rocket Launch is A Renewed Threat for the U.S.

    Bruce Klingner, Senior Research Fellow, Northeast Asia, Heritage Foundation says North Korea's rocket launch is a renewed threat for the U.S. as Pyongyang could eventually build missiles that may reach American soil.

  • Expect a Fiscal Cliff Band-Aid, Not a Solution: Pro

    Michael Yoshikami, Founder & CEO, Destination Wealth Management says that with time running out, congress will likely come up with a fiscal cliff "band aid", rather a solution in two weeks' time.

  • Frankfurt, Germany

    Are the days of Germany cushioning the ongoing euro zone crisis fading? One researcher thinks so.

  • City of London

    The United Kingdom has never been the most ardent fan of the European Union. And is it any wonder? When it originally joined the "European Economic Community" just over 40 years ago, it had no idea that legislators based in Brussels would end up telling it that convicted prisoners must be allowed the vote, or that only certain types of bananas could be stocked in a supermarket.

  • Greek Debt Buyback Missed Goal

    The Greek debt buyback attracted bids totaling nearly 32 billion euros, and are short by about 450 million euros on their targets, reports CNBC's Simon Hobbs. In general, however, there is optimism.

  • Italian Bank Stocks Rebounding

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including

  • The euro rose against the dollar Monday as comments made by Italy's prime minister allayed fears about the country's outlook.

  • Dominique Strauss-Khan

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn and a New York City hotel maid have settled her lawsuit that alleged sexual assault.

  • Global Markets Report

    Markets close across Europe, and CNBC's Simon Hobbs discusses how stocks are trading amid the extension of the deadline on the Greek bond buyback and after Italy's Prime Minister Mario Monti announced his plans to resign after the approval of Italy's 2013 budget.

  • Global Market Update: Italian Markets Fall After Monti Resigns

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including Italian markets falling after its Prime Minister Mario Monti announced his resignation plans.

  • European Market Close

    European shares remained mixed after U.S. economic data, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs.

  • Bulgaria's Resilient Growth in 2012

    Delian Dobrev, Bulgaria's minister of the economy tells CNBC why Bulgaria stands out as a European growth story in 2012.

  • BDI's Kerber: German Growth Will Stay at 1%

    Dr. Markus Kerber, chief executive at the German Federation of Industry talks to CNBC about what Europe needs to create growth, the German election campaign and how the German economy will look in 2013.

  • Would the Euro Survive the Exit of Both Greece & Catalonia?

    The euro fell from a seven-week high Wednesday after a disappointing Spanish bond auction and weak euro zone economic data.

  • Sen. Sessions Blasts President Obama's Fiscal Cliff 'Plan'

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on further confirmation of the Obama administration's fiscal cliff strategy; and Sen. Jeff Sessions, (R-AL) Alabama, reacts to what he heard from Secretary Geithner about issues like the fiscal cliff and the budget.

  • Global Markets: European Shares Move Upward

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as shares traded higher ahead of key budget statements from the United Kingdom and Ireland.