Europe: Economy


  • 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.

  • Charts Predict: The Weakest of the Big Stock Indexes Tuesday, 6 Oct 2009 | 6:46 AM ET

    The Nikkei 225 is currently the weakest of the major stock indexes and could fall toward its March lows of around 7,000 points next month, Roelof van den Akker, chartist at ING Wholesale Banking, told CNBC.

  • Unemployment to Rise Through Most of 2010: Roubini Monday, 5 Oct 2009 | 7:01 AM ET
    Nouriel Roubini

    High unemployment and a lack of stimulus for private demand by countries like Japan and Germany could slow down the world recovery, famous bear Nouriel Roubini, chairman of RGE Monitor, told CNBC Monday.

  • Don't Expect a V-Shaped Recovery: Strategist Thursday, 1 Oct 2009 | 9:11 AM ET

    "Anybody who's anticipating a V-shaped recovery is going to be disappointed and they're going to be disappointed for a while," Stephen Wood, chief market strategist at Russell Investments, said Thursday.

  • China Yuan Float Could Come Soon: Jim Rogers Thursday, 1 Oct 2009 | 6:23 AM ET

    China has had recurring periods of greatness and recurring periods of disaster and now is the time to be in China, Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings, told CNBC as China celebrates 60 years of communist rule.

  • China IPO Supply May Be too High: Mobius Thursday, 1 Oct 2009 | 6:05 AM ET

    The recent surge in Chinese initial public offerings has made a lot of people a lot of money, but the market seems to be getting oversupplied and overvalued, Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Asset Management, told CNBC Thursday.

  • US Faces Retro 70s Inflation: Jim Rogers Thursday, 1 Oct 2009 | 5:42 AM ET

    The US faces high inflation because of the weak dollar and the Federal Reserve's policy of printing money to counter the effects of the crisis, legendary investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday.

  • 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.

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