Sovereign debt concerns in Europe have taken hold of global stock markets and the 'flight-to-safety" flow into US bonds will continue, experts told CNBC.
The debt crisis is a game changer for the market and Europe is now at risk of heading into a double-dip recession, Arnab Das, managing director of market research and strategy at Roubini Global Economics told CNBC Monday.
Cramer doubts it will happen, but here's how you survive in the meantime.
It wasn't just your stock portfolio that got banged up by Europe's sovereign debt crisis—the U.S. economy may also be a little bruised.
Merkel is showing the rest of Europe that they are serious about their own deficits and are serious about the rest of Europe following their lead.
Dread of potential new financial regulations and late-week risk-trimming raised the anxiety among U.S. traders on Friday, said Wall Street traders and analysts.
The Senate approved a sweeping Wall Street reform bill on Thursday night, the biggest overhaul of financial regulation since the 1930s. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS shared his insights on the bill.
The European debt crisis will deliver a "meaningful hit" to global growth and the recent selloff in stocks indicates the global economy has major structural issues, Mohamed El-Erian, CEO and co-Chief Investment Officer of Pimco, told CNBC Friday.
Stocks could see another fierce move down, but some traders and strategists say the worst rout since the 14-month rally began may be closer to its end than beginning.
Stocks are likely to continue their aggressive decline and shed another 20 percent as the world economy weakens, economist Nouriel Roubini told CNBC.
I have been thinking that we needed a 10% correction for some time (I use the S&P 500 average.) There are few rebounds off a major bottom that don't correct by at least 10% within 14 months of the bottom. I believe we are in that correction now.
Amidst all of the fear, panic, and growing stock market doom and gloom, I’d like to offer an important silver lining.
Having lost a regional vote in Westphalia, the politic overcame all and she scrambled to pander to the electorate who are good and mad that she is involving Germany in the European bailout.
Speculators are not responsible for the current pressure on the euro, the currency is struggling because of political failures and diminished enthusiasm for the monetary union in Germany, Hans Redeker, global head of foreign exchange strategy, told CNBC Thursday.
Unless there's a big surprise in jobless claims, jittery markets will keep their focus on the euro and bank reform Thursday.
George Papandreou, the Greek prime minister, scrambled to shore up his crackdown on tax evaders by sacking his tourism minister on Tuesday after a newspaper revealed that her husband, a nightclub singer, owed 5.5m euros in unpaid income taxes.
Germany and France can't borrow or tax enough to cover all the debts of their southern neighbors.
Europe can survive the current economic crisis if its leaders make good on commitments to turn their economies around, Treasury Secretary Geithner told CNBC Wednesday.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published its detailed economic analysis of the Greek restructuring program. It makes for truly grim reading.
The financial sector will be at the crux of market worries Wednesday, as the U.S. Senate moves closer to a vote on banking reform and German regulators explain their surprise move to ban naked short-selling on a group of bank stocks and sovereign debt.