Europe: Economy


  • Top 10 Outrageous Predictions for 2010 Thursday, 17 Dec 2009 | 2:24 AM ET

    As New Year's approaches, money managers, strategists, sell-side analysts and economists turn their attention to what the next year holds.

  • Gold at 'Significant Risk' of Correction: Roubini Wednesday, 16 Dec 2009 | 5:46 AM ET
    Nouriel Roubini

    The rally in gold prices is developing into a bubble and the precious metal faces "significant risks of a downward correction," Nouriel Roubini, chairman of RGE Monitor, said in a research note, the Financial Times reported Wednesday.

  • Charts: S&P Could Push Toward 1,175 Tuesday, 15 Dec 2009 | 6:19 AM ET

    The S&P 500 is close to breaking out of its long-term falling trend and could be set to push higher toward 1,175 points, Roelof van den Akker, chartist at ING Wholesale Banking, told CNBC.

  • Cleaning Up Energy Will Cost $10 Trillion: IEA Chief Monday, 14 Dec 2009 | 9:50 AM ET

    A low-carbon economy would cost a total of $10 trillion and most of that money would have to be found from private investors, but a delay in action would cost $500 billion a year, Nobuo Tanaka, executive director of the International Energy Agency, told CNBC Monday.

  • 'Tough Love' Puts Abu Dhabi in Driver's Seat Monday, 14 Dec 2009 | 6:35 AM ET
    Dubai at night

    Abu Dhabi has essentially gained control of the cash flow of Dubai with its $10 billion bailout, Guy Monson, managing partner and chief investment officer at Sarasin & Partners said Monday.

  • Charts: Treasury Yields Could End 20-Year Bear Run Monday, 14 Dec 2009 | 6:20 AM ET

    The yield of 30-Year Treasurys could be about to reverse its 20-year decline if it goes through 5 percent, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC.

  • Greece to Tackle Deficit, Corruption: Prime Minister Friday, 11 Dec 2009 | 6:08 AM ET
    Parthenon temple on Acropolis Hill, Athens, Greece

    The European Summit kicked off Friday with Greece's mounting debt and deficit problems at the head of the conference agenda.

  • Gold Not a Bubble, Silver a Better Buy: Rogers Friday, 11 Dec 2009 | 5:24 AM ET

    Commodities are still a great place to invest, while some currencies also offer value and investors should stay away from US stocks and bonds, Jim Rogers, chairman of Jim Rogers Holding, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Gov't Spending Is Like Tiger's Dating: Jim Rogers Friday, 11 Dec 2009 | 4:51 AM ET
    Jim Rogers

    Famed investor Jim Rogers says adding more to U.S. debt to combat the economic crisis is like telling Tiger Woods the solution to his problems is getting another girlfriend.

  • UK Risks Flood of Bankruptcies: Fund Manager Friday, 11 Dec 2009 | 1:30 AM ET

    The swathe of UK companies facing bankruptcy could jump to twenty times the current amount as banks and rising interest rates squeeze available capital, Jon Moutlon, founder of Better Capital, told CNBC.com.

  • Latvia's Economy Sheds a Fifth of Its Value Wednesday, 9 Dec 2009 | 7:49 AM ET

    Latvia's economy shed 19 percent of its value in the third quarter compared with a year earlier, the country's statistics agency said Wednesday, highlighting the woes in the European Union's worst economy.

  • Expect Fed Jawboning, Not Hikes: Gartman Thursday, 3 Dec 2009 | 3:38 AM ET

    The Federal Reserve's interest-rate tightening policy will rely on a lot of talk and selling some assets before any actual hike in rates, Dennis Gartman, founder of The Gartman Letter, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Dubai Still a 'Melt-Down' Risk: Strategist Wednesday, 2 Dec 2009 | 6:35 AM ET

    Stocks face a potential "melt down" because of the concerns raised by Dubai World's debt problems, but stocks could also "melt up" if the issue is resolved, Marshall Gittler, international chief strategist at Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management, told CNBC.

  • Greece Faces 'Race Against Time': FinMin Wednesday, 2 Dec 2009 | 5:29 AM ET

    The world may be focused on the debt crisis that has submerged the emirate of Dubai, but in Europe investors are also watching the situation unfolding in Greece and whether it could be the next shoe to drop.

  • 'Black Swan' Shuns Public Life Because of Bernanke Wednesday, 2 Dec 2009 | 4:38 AM ET
    Nassim Taleb

    Nassim Taleb, the author of "The Black Swan", said he would retire from public life if Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gains a second term at the helm of the central bank.

  • Who Is Dubai Contagion Likely to Affect Most? Tuesday, 1 Dec 2009 | 7:01 AM ET

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  • Charts: Dollar Could See Solid Rebound Tuesday, 1 Dec 2009 | 5:31 AM ET

    The dollar is set to strengthen from its current base and could rebound toward 78.50 points if the trend higher is confirmed, Roelof van den Akker, chartist at ING Wholesale Banking, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Russia's public image has been seriously tarnished over recent months, with accusations of corruption, human-rights abuses and fraud becoming commonplace.

  • Charts: Dollar Could Fall to 80 Yen Friday, 27 Nov 2009 | 6:20 AM ET

    The dollar's slide lower against the yen shows no sign of letting up and it could push toward 80 yen, which the pair would not have seen since 1995, Royce Tostrams, Technical Analyst at Tostrams Groep, told CNBC.

  • US Will Have to Tax Consumers: Economist Thursday, 26 Nov 2009 | 9:53 AM ET
    US Debt Clock

    The U.S. will need to eventually enact national value added tax in order to raise revenue and decrease its deficit, Paul Donovan, MD & deputy head of global economics at UBS, said Thursday.

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