Europe: Economy


  • Charts: Stocks to Push Higher after Dip; Dollar Lower Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009 | 6:39 AM ET

    The rallies in global stocks and the euro, which have been running since early in the year, have both pulled back in recent sessions, but that is only a temporary setback and the trend should soon continue, Roelof van den Akker, chartist at ING Wholesale Banking, told CNBC. 

  • We Are in the Mother of All Carry Trades: Roubini Monday, 26 Oct 2009 | 9:20 AM ET
    Nouriel Roubini

    Most investors follow the same strategy of borrowing in dollars and investing in assets across the world and when the greenback's downward trend will reverse, there may be a crash in global assets, Nouriel Roubini, Chairman, RGE Monitor, told CNBC Monday.

  • The Truth About the V-Shaped Recovery: Charts Monday, 26 Oct 2009 | 6:28 AM ET

    The economy will not experience a V-shaped recovery; there will be a stock market setback in the next month, and the high price of oil isn't about demand, rather a way to hedge against the overprinting of paper currency, Robin Griffiths from Cazenove Capital told CNBC.

  • Icahn Resigns From Yahoo's Board, Praises CEO Bartz Friday, 23 Oct 2009 | 7:16 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Activist investor Carl Icahn is resigning from Yahoo's board of directors because he no longer has enough time to devote to the Internet company.

  • Pick a Winner for 900% Return: Motley Fool  Thursday, 22 Oct 2009 | 2:40 AM ET
    Stocks up

    If the last five years are anything to go by, then a strategy of picking individual stocks beats just buying the major indexes – provided you pick the winning stocks, research from financial Web site the Motley Fool showed.

  • Charts Predict: Dollar May Hit $1.60 Low vs Euro Wednesday, 21 Oct 2009 | 6:23 AM ET

    The dollar is likely to sink further against the euro and could hit the lows of July 2007 at $1.60, Roelof van den Akker, chartist at ING Wholesale Banking, told CNBC.

  • ECB Chief Keeps Mum on Dollar Slide Monday, 19 Oct 2009 | 11:56 PM ET
    European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet

    ECB chief Jean-Claude Trichet discussed exchange rates with euro zone finance ministers on Monday but said nothing new on a dollar slide that some fear could hurt Europe's economic recovery.

  • Charts: Gold Could Rally to $1,350 in 6 Months Monday, 19 Oct 2009 | 5:35 AM ET

    The price of gold could rally higher and reach $1,350 per troy ounce within the next six months, but a dollar crisis could push it even higher, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist from Cazenove Capital, told CNBC.

  • Stocks, Gold Are Crowded Trades: Hugh Hendry Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | 9:10 AM ET

    Stocks and gold are crowded markets and there is a risk that everybody will want to exit at the same time, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer at Eclectica, told CNBC Friday.

  • Charts Predict: Dollar Index Heading to All-Time Low Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | 7:47 AM ET

    The recent weakness in the dollar index is likely to continue and it could soon hit an all-time low of 70.65 points, Royce Tostrams, technical analyst from Tostrams Groep, told CNBC.

  • Nike Swoosh Recovery Can Fuel Rallies Wednesday, 14 Oct 2009 | 7:19 AM ET

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  • AIG Paid Kitchen Assistant $7,700 Retention Bonus Wednesday, 14 Oct 2009 | 6:41 AM ET
    Aig Headquarters

    AIG paid retention bonuses totaling more than $168 million to a wide array of employees in its financial products unit, including an assistant in a kitchen, the Financial Times reported Wednesday, citing a government report to be released later in the day.

  • Charts: Gold Rally Could Collapse; Test $1,000 Wednesday, 14 Oct 2009 | 6:09 AM ET

    The recent surge in the price of gold could "collapse" and quickly move back toward the $1,000 mark as the precious metal has not confirmed its upward trend yet, Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com, told CNBC.

  • 2,356%? Rates to Make a Loan Shark Blush Wednesday, 14 Oct 2009 | 3:11 AM ET

    A combination of falling revenues, high debt and tougher lending standards by banks has pushed up dependence on alternative lenders in the UK.

  • You Need to Own Risk Assets: Doll Tuesday, 13 Oct 2009 | 7:57 AM ET

    Risky assets will continue to outperform safer assets and investors should stick to bonds and quality stocks such as Johnson & Johnson, Intel and CSX, instead of Treasurys and cash, Bob Doll, vice chairman and global CIO of equities at BlackRock, told CNBC.

  • Conservatives Defend Sarkozy Son's Bid for Big Job Tuesday, 13 Oct 2009 | 5:39 AM ET

    President Nicolas Sarkozy's 23-year-old son and fellow conservatives are defending his bid for a highly visible job overseeing France's biggest business district.

  • Icahn: Risk of Double Dip, Investor 'Bloodbath' Friday, 9 Oct 2009 | 8:03 AM ET
    Carl Icahn

    There is a real risk of a double-dip recession and the market is acting in a "schizophrenic" way, which could cause a "bloodbath" for investors, billionaire investor Carl Icahn told CNBC Friday.

  • Charts: Dollar to Tank 10%; Gold, Stocks Going Higher Thursday, 8 Oct 2009 | 6:10 AM ET

    The dollar index could tank another 10 percent or more over the next six months, and the recent rally in gold can continue to push stocks higher, Chris Zwermann, global strategist at Zwermann Financial, told CNBC.

  • Charts Predict: Gold Could Hit $2,000 Wednesday, 7 Oct 2009 | 5:28 AM ET

    The price of gold will continue to rise and outperform stock markets and could go as high at $2,000, depending on the strength of the S&P 500 index, according to Chris Locke, managing director at Oystertrade.com Management.

  • Who Will Follow Australia and Hike Rates Next? Tuesday, 6 Oct 2009 | 6:59 PM ET

    Australia's rate hike may not signal a stampede to raise rates. But smaller central banks could be tempted to tighten sooner rather than later.

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