Economic Regions The European Union

  • Will There Be a Third Bailout for Greece?

    David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director at the International Monetary Fund doesn't see a third bailout for Greece and says the country is committed to the current program.

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    Faltering confidence in the U.K. has hit the British pound, and this strategist sees a buying  opportunity.

  • Spain

    Among the euro zone periphery countries, Spain is creeping up again as the big, sick member of the area and a recent rise in Spanish bond yields is a sign that its illness is unlikely to be cured soon.

  • An employee stacks grills for Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd. Emgrand 7 series automobiles at the company's factory in Cixi, Zhejiang Province, China.

    Manufacturing reports are disappointing investors, and this strategist has a plan to trade the mood with currencies.

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    Ireland dropped back into recession at the end of 2011, government statisticians reported Thursday in a worrying sign for the country's efforts to emerge from an international bailout.

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    With stocks having doubled in value since the March 2009 lows, many will treat a once in a lifetime call to buy stocks with caution. 2009 was a once in a generation time to buy stocks, so was 2003. Both followed once in a generation chances to short stocks. It is amazing how many generational opportunities you can get into a single decade these days, writes CNBC's Patrick Allen.

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    Despite high-profile measures such as the Greek debt deal and mass pumping of liquidity into the banking system, Europe’s problems have merely been delayed for another day, Willem Buiter, chief economist at Citi, told CNBC.

  • Friday on CNBC’s Money in Motion I recommended a GBPUSD trade and here's why.

  • Reaction to Geithner, Bernanke Testimony

    CNBC's Steve Liesman shares highlights from Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's testimonies before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

  • Bernanke on Germany's Growth

    Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke discusses how Germany has managed to grow its economy, citing the currency advantage of the euro.

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    Europe will see a recession this year and Portugal is likely to follow in Greece’s footsteps as the country struggles with high borrowing costs, according to the Managing Director of Market Research and Strategy at Roubini Global Economics.

  • Europe's sovereign debt crisis has shown that no asset is 100 percent safe and may be positive for the Middle East, which is also benefiting from an increase in the price of oil, analysts told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Europe Deleveraging to Cause Recession?

    "What we're going to get in Europe is a period of gradual, more gradual deleveraging, which is going to imply a recession," Arnab Das, managing director of market research and strategy at Roubini Global Economics, told CNBC.

  • Future for Investment in the Middle East

    Europe's crisis has shown that no asset is 100 percent sure and this may be positive for the Middle East, but challenges still remain for the region, David Riley head of sovereign ratings at Fitch Ratings and Philippa Malmgren president and founder at Principalis Asset Management, told CNBC.

  • Global equity valuations are very attractive compared to government bonds stocks and are currently relatively cheap,  Stuart Reeve, Portfolio Manager at Blackrock Equities told CNBC.

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    Swiss services group DKSH said demand for its IPO was "exceptionally high" as it priced its public offering at 48 Swiss francs ($52.6) a share - the uppermost point of its previously guided 46-48 francs share price range.

  • The Greek national flag is seen flying above the parliament building on Syntagma Square in Athens, Greece, on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012.

    European Union leaders showed “moral decay” in delaying Greece’s bond swap deal in order to minimize the impact on the region’s banks, according to High Frequency Economics’ founder and chief economist, Carl Weinberg.

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    Nearly two-thirds of institutional investors expect Portugal or Ireland to restructure its public debt, according to a survey by Barclays Capital of 700 institutional clients.

  • Tavistock's Lewis on Europe

    Joe Lewis, founder of the Tavistock Group and one of the world's best known currency traders, says with regard to Greece, the recent agreement is just the end of the beginning. Austerity will not work and the euro, he believes, will move higher on the larger bailout fund.

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    Ireland is looking to the future "with confidence" and the European Union's attitude has changed from dealing with disaster to one focused on growth and employment, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny told CNBC on Monday.