Economic Regions The European Union

  • European Markets Close Mixed

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European markets closed mixed amid growing concerns over Greece's debt, and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has details on Spain's Bankia asking for more financial aid.

  • Euro Hovers Near 2-Year Low

    Alan Ruskin, Deutsche Bank, and Nick Bennenbroek, Wells Fargo, discuss the outlook on the euro zone and the risks of Greece exiting the currency.

  • Gold

    Since the price of gold spacer has not ratcheted up in this latest Europe driven downturn, some say surely that must mean that the wisdom of owning gold is now null and void. I disagree; gold should still be a part of your investment plan.

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    The Swiss franc's peg comes under pressure and the euro takes a breather - it's time for your Friday FX Fix.

  • Greece and U.S.

    Greece is back on top of the international economic and political agenda after a brief respite. How can you build a firewall around your portfolio to insulate yourself from the big fat Greek mess?

  • Wall Street Forecast from Market Masters

    Adam Parker, Morgan Stanley chief U.S. equity strategist; Ken Rogoff, Harvard University professor; and Raghuram Rajan, University of Chicago professor, weigh in with their outlook on the markets and direction of the global economy, including the strength of the U.S. recovery and the looming fiscal cliff.

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    With concern growing about the future of the euro zone, analysts are now debating ideas that were considered unthinkable.

  • Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    With investor caution at unprecedented highs and no end in sight to the debt crisis, one investment manager thinks he has the definitive list on where to invest to maximize returns despite market volatility.

  • Euro bills and coins

    Some of Europe’s biggest fund managers have confirmed they are dumping euro assets amid rising fears over a possible Greek exit from the euro zone and single currency turmoil, the Financial Times reports.

  • Europe's Crisis Grows

    The euro zone crisis remains front and center. Discussing whether another Lehman moment is coming soon, with Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicolaus, and Michael Pento, Pento Portfolio Strategies.

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    The euro has had a little bounce after its early morning tumble. Here's where one strategist says it's headed next.

  • British PM Cameron's 'Muttering Idiot' Comment

    British Prime Minister David Cameron called politician Ed Balls a "muttering idiot." CNBC's Bill Griffeth & Maria Bartiromo discuss.

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    The euro's nosedive has taken it to levels where some are wondering if a reversal is at hand.

  • Chrysler Group CEO on Euro Zone Austerity

    "Austerity is a wonderful thing," says Sergio Marchionne, Fiat, Chrysler Group CEO, commenting on the economic problems plaguing Europe and revealing his company's plans to hire 1,200 workers at its Belvidere plant.

  • Fed's William Dudley on Europe's Impact on US Markets, Pt 2

    "I think the European leadership is very committed to European Union," says William Dudley, New York Federal Reserve president, discussing Europe's economic problems, the Volcker Rule, and why U.S. banks now have more capital and cleaner balance sheets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman. Sallie Krawcheck, former Merrill Lynch Wealth Management CEO, weighs in.

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    Economic woes dog the euro and hound the pound - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • A one Euro coin stands on a map of Brussels.

    The concept of Eurobonds as one tool to tackle the euro zone debt crisis has re-emerged onto the agenda this week. But how would they work and how could they help to solve the crisis?

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    There has been no global recession but negative sentiment and maximum uncertainty are clouding the reality of the situation, Frank Appel, Deutsche Post’s CEO told CNBC on “Worldwide Exchange.”

  • Greece Pessimism Stirs Market Jitters

    Worries over Europe's debt problems are taking a toll on U.S. markets, explains Richard Steinberg, Steinberg Global Asset Management, president & CIO, discussing where investors can increase returns on their investments by using higher dividend strategies.

  • Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

    German business confidence came in lower than expected in May, adding to bad news from the euro zone's paymaster and knocking both stocks and the euro lower on Thursday.