John Lipsky, acting managing director of the International Monetary Fund, told CNBC Monday he will be retiring Aug. 31 when his term as first deputy ends.
The world's economies cannot let Greece create this "hostage situation" that deters its progress, the "Mad Money" host argued.
CNBC's Jim Cramer says Greece's debt problem is holding the rest of Europe hostage and that it might be a good idea to let the Greek banks default and move on. Cramer also defends his favorable position on Salesforce.com.
Greece will create a sovereign wealth fund composed of real estate and state-owned assets as it looks to accelerate its deficit reduction program, according to the Greek finance minister George Papaconstantinou.
Increasing European fiscal fears sends the U.S. dollar soaring, with Andrew Busch, BMO Capital Markets, and the Fast Money traders.
On last Friday's Money In Motion, I recommended a trade on the euro. Here's an update.
Is now the best time to invest in this beaten down region? Michael Stack, Scout International Discovery Fund, and Dan Veru, Palisade Capital Management discuss investing in Europe.
Europe rattles investors across the planet on concerns the debt crisis is worsening. Fernando Teixeira Dos Santos, Portugal minister of state/finance discusses Portugal's recently approved bailout.
How unloved is the euro? Even Iceland is spewing the single currency. Time for your FX Fix.
The imminent end of the Fed's quantitative easing as well as news that Standard & Poor’s had downgraded the outlook for Italy's ratings to negative were behind the stock selloff in Europe in morning trade, analysts told CNBC.com Monday.
With divisions over how to respond to the Greek debt crisis worrying investors, one analyst believes there are considerable short-term risks for the euro.
The CEO of Europe's largest insurer by gross premiums and market capitalization has called for more aid for Greece and a plan to help the country's growth, according to German media reports.
In the face of an unwavering adherence by the US to highly accommodative policies, China is faced with the prospect of recycling its ever growing FX reserves into nations or regions that it probably has fundamental fiscal concerns about.
As he prepares to stand down from the European Central Bank later this year, Jean-Claude Trichet could be forgiven for asking himself why he bothers. Having steered the euro zone through crisis after crisis, the criticism of his time running Europe’s central bank gets louder and louder.
S&P cut its outlook on Italian debt at the weekend, citing fear over its growth record, weak reform process and the likely impact of reducing its high government debt.
The European Central Bank is facing a potential crisis of its own because of "skeleton" risks amounting to several hundreds of billions of euros on its balance sheet, Dow Jones reported quoting Der Spiegel magazine.
Looks like we can raise the "all clear" sign here on Earth, though it didn't seem like the Oklahoma City Thunder got the memo when they forgot to play the first third of Saturday night's NBA playoff game. Markets try to get their groove back, the IMF looks to announce its next leader and the Treasury Department gets ready to unload some AIG. Here's what we're watching…
Are you itching to try your hand at trading the euro, given all the news about sovereign debt risk and upheaval at the IMF?
Greece creeps closer to default. Is there a currency trade behind the country's woes, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders. Also, cold cash and hot commodities--using currencies to play the recent pullback in commodities, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter.
We often get a frenzy of negative Europe speculation on a Friday afternoon either from fear of what might emerge over the weekend or mischief-making by Dollar-bulls. And today is no exception.