Europe: Economy


  • Where Jim Rogers Would Invest $1 Million Thursday, 1 Oct 2009 | 5:33 AM ET

    Commodities are the best area to invest in, as they protect against inflation and prices will rise if Asia's economies take off, Jim Rogers, CEO of Rogers Holdings, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Charts: S&P at 'Critical Levels' as Oil Sinks Wednesday, 30 Sep 2009 | 5:44 AM ET

    Oil prices are coming down from August highs, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index is approaching levels where it will find it hard to move higher, Chris Locke, managing director at Oystertrade.com Management, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Market Tips: Why to Keep Cash in Commodities Wednesday, 30 Sep 2009 | 5:22 AM ET

    Global stocks were mostly higher on Wednesday, the last day of the third quarter, with European markets locking in their best performance in nearly a decade for the period.

  • US Economy Needs Second Stimulus: Wilbur Ross Tuesday, 29 Sep 2009 | 9:06 AM ET
    Wilbur Ross

    The US economy needs another cash infusion to kicksart consumption and longer term the US has to devalue the dollar to get out of the crisis, investor Wilbur Ross told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Market Tips: When to Short Energy Firms Tuesday, 29 Sep 2009 | 5:28 AM ET

    Global stocks were slightly lower in subdued trade on Tuesday, with weaker commodity shares offsetting gains in bank stocks. Experts tell CNBC to short energy companies when oil prices rise and that Japan is still cheap.

  • Charts: S&P May Hit 1,157 but Momentum Is Waning Tuesday, 29 Sep 2009 | 5:17 AM ET

    The S&P 500 could be due for an upswing toward 1,157 points in the short-term, but investor momentum is waning so a rise to that level would signal an “excellent” selling opportunity, Roelof van den Akker, chartist at ING Wholesale Banking, told CNBC.

  • Munich Most Attractive for Real Estate Investments Monday, 28 Sep 2009 | 8:01 AM ET

    Munich is the most attractive European city for real estate investment judging by the level of demand, surpassing London and Paris, due to its diversified economy and growing population, according to a report by LaSalle Investment Management.

  • Market Tips: Dollar Weak for the Next 2 Years Monday, 28 Sep 2009 | 5:32 AM ET

    The dollar has suffered heavy selling against the other major currencies in recent weeks, with the yen and euro seeing strong gains. But is the dollar weakness here to stay?

  • What's Next?

    The crisis the world went through is just an appetizer for a future one because the weaknesses that created it have not been addressed, Marc Faber, author and publisher of the Gloom, Doom and Boom Report, told CNBC Friday.

  • Swiss Watchmakers' Happiness Depends on G20 Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009 | 4:15 AM ET

    The clock is ticking for Switzerland’s watchmakers – and it looks like the G20 can do something to stimulate their Christmas sales.

  • Best Biz Cities? London, NYC Rule; Asia Climbs Tuesday, 22 Sep 2009 | 3:19 PM ET

    London and New York still hold the top spots as the world’s most competitive financial centers, but the economic crisis has seen Asian cities such as Hong Kong and Singapore surge up the rankings, according to the Global Financial Centres Index.

  • Market Tips: Buy Gold on Dips Tuesday, 22 Sep 2009 | 6:28 AM ET

    The price of gold continued to push above $1,000 per troy ounce Tuesday, as weakness in the dollar helped to bolster the precious metal, along with various other dollar-denominated commodities.

  • Oil Price Should Halve if Based Only on Fundamentals Tuesday, 22 Sep 2009 | 5:28 AM ET

    Oil would only fetch half of its current $70-a-barrel price tag if investors focused just on market fundamentals, but betting against further rises in the commodity is a risky business, Johannes Benigni, managing director at JBC Energy told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Derivatives Could Cause Another Meltdown: Mobius Monday, 21 Sep 2009 | 12:14 PM ET

    Derivatives caused the market Armageddon of recent years and if left unchecked by global leaders, the same market could cause another catastrophe, Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Asset Management, told CNBC.

  • Is Asia's Economic Growth a Given? Monday, 21 Sep 2009 | 9:38 AM ET

    Asian economic growth is becoming increasingly driven by international consumers and this will eventually make the Asian market much more profitable than the West, according to Puru Saxena from Puru Saxena Wealth Management.

  • North Korea has shut down its largest wholesale market because of its apparent concern that big markets spread capitalist influence, a South Korean monitoring group said Monday.

  • Market Tips: Gold Could Rally to $1,150 by Year-End Monday, 21 Sep 2009 | 6:15 AM ET

    The price of gold continued to give back some of its recent gains Monday and slipped below the psychologically important $1,000 level to its lowest price in almost a week.

  • The dollar is clearly stuck in a downward trend as it takes over from the yen as the carry-trade currency of choice, but if the trend continues it faces a “fully-fledged dollar crisis,” Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC.

  • Young Foreigners Look for Jobs in China amid Crisis Monday, 21 Sep 2009 | 4:15 AM ET

    Young foreigners are coming to China to look for work in its unfamiliar but less bleak economy, driven by the worst job markets in decades in the United States, Europe and some Asian countries.

  • Recovery Will Be 'Anemic' Historically: Bossidy Friday, 18 Sep 2009 | 7:37 AM ET

    The United States will have an "unusual" economic recovery, with sharp growth in the third quarter, but overall a modest bounce back in 2010, former Honeywell chief executive Larry Bossidy told CNBC Friday.

Contact Europe: Economy


    Get the best of CNBC in your inbox

    › Learn More