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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Are the days of Germany cushioning the ongoing euro zone crisis fading? One researcher thinks so.
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.
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.
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-Kahn and a New York City hotel maid have settled her lawsuit that alleged sexual assault.
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.
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 shares remained mixed after U.S. economic data, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs.
Delian Dobrev, Bulgaria's minister of the economy tells CNBC why Bulgaria stands out as a European growth story in 2012.
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.
The euro fell from a seven-week high Wednesday after a disappointing Spanish bond auction and weak euro zone economic data.
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.
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.