Europe: Economy


  • Stocks Could Rise Another 15% this Year: Investor Monday, 27 Jul 2009 | 8:30 AM ET

    All the ingredients are on hand for the market to mix together a perfect bull run and stocks could rise another 15 percent this year and possibly 25 percent next year, Roger Nightingale, strategist at Pointon York, told CNBC.

  • Charts: Nikkei to More than Double in 3 Years Monday, 27 Jul 2009 | 6:25 AM ET

    The Nikkei 225 could rally to 22,000 points over the next 3 years as a 20-year downtrend in the Japanese index gives way to a strong bull run, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC.

  • No Fall Correction for Stocks this Year: Investor Friday, 24 Jul 2009 | 6:18 AM ET

    Stocks look set to power through the seasonal slump usually seen in the fall, as investors try to chase the earnings-led rally with sideline cash, Alan Miller, founding partner of Spencer-Churchhill Miller Private, told CNBC Friday.

  • Global Trade to Post 'Huge Drop': Pascal Lamy Wednesday, 22 Jul 2009 | 9:47 AM ET
    Head of the World Trade Organisation Pascal Lamy delivers his speech Tuesday Oct. 18, 2005 at the European Farmers Congress in Strasbourg, eastern France. The European Union must show flexibility in opening up its agriculture markets to imports, Lamy said. (AP Photo/Christian Lutz)

    The worst may not yet be over for the global economic crisis as world trade could continue to contract by another 10 percent in volume terms this year, Pascal Lamy, director general of the World Trade Organisation, told CNBC.

  • Prepare for 'Age of Turbulence': 'Chaotics' Author Wednesday, 22 Jul 2009 | 6:08 AM ET

    Economic cycles will never be the same, as we are going to see more turbulence and shorter periods of prosperity, John Caslione, founder and CEO of GCS Business Capital and author of "Chaotics" told CNBC Wednesday.

  • 'Investors Vertigo' Will Pass: Strategist Thursday, 16 Jul 2009 | 5:03 AM ET

    Investors are now in a wait and see mode as some of the good earnings news has been priced in, but growth is likely to resume from the autumn, Guy Monson, managing partner and chief investment officer at Sarasin & Partners, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Charts Predict: S&P Can Hold Firm Until August Thursday, 16 Jul 2009 | 4:27 AM ET

    The S&P 500 is managing to cling on to critical levels around 870 points and could remain firm until August, but after that stocks look set to sink, Chris Locke, MD of Oystertrade.com Management, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Bad Tech Causes 'Web Stress' For European Workers Wednesday, 15 Jul 2009 | 11:47 AM ET
    Woman using a computer

    ‘Web stress’ has become a major source of frustration in the European work place. It can dent morale, cut productivity and even led to resignations, but the UK has it worst, new research from software giant CA revealed.

  • London Movers: Tullow Oil, ICAP Wednesday, 15 Jul 2009 | 5:27 AM ET

    Shares of Tullow Oil jumped more than 5 percent after the first phase of its Jubilee field development plan was formally approved by the government of Ghana.

  • Charts Predict: Nikkei Could Fall to 8,000 Tuesday, 14 Jul 2009 | 5:49 AM ET

    The Nikkei 225 is still in a bear market and could drop toward 8,000 points if it falls below a support level at 9,000 points, Roelof van den Akker, chartist at from ING Wholesale Banking, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Charts: S&P Buying Zone Between 770 and 800 Monday, 13 Jul 2009 | 6:19 AM ET

    The S&P 500 has broken below a key head-and-shoulders pattern, which signals the index will be weak until October, but it won’t revisit the lows seen in March, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC.

  • G8 Commentary: G8 + G5 = G13, Unlucky for All Thursday, 9 Jul 2009 | 10:30 AM ET

    Day two at the G8 and all's not going swimmingly. No, I'm not still going on about the logistics (I mean what's three hours to get to the venue between friends). No, I'm talking about the fact that with the major developing nations, the so-called G5 turning up, things are just not so cozy and glossy for Silvio and all.

  • No Single Country Can Regulate Banks: Ex-Regulator Thursday, 9 Jul 2009 | 9:09 AM ET

    Financial regulation needs to be agreed at a global level to be effective, and political wrangling in the UK to reorder the regulatory bodies is like rearranging deckchairs on the Titanic, Sir Howard Davies, a former chairman of the Financial Services Authority, told CNBC.

  • Charts: S&P Could Slump Below 800, Test Lows Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 6:14 AM ET

    The S&P 500 appears to be topping out, having broken below a key support level, and could fall below 800 points in the coming months, Christopher Locke, MD of Oystertrade.com Management told CNBC.

  • G8 Commentary: Thank You for the Chaos Tuesday, 7 Jul 2009 | 10:05 AM ET
    Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi

    Thank you Silvio Berlusconi. No, really, thank you.

  • Global stock markets could crash in October, as by then it will be clear that the economic recovery many people pinned their hopes on will not materialize, the stimulus option will no longer be a viable one, and proprietary trading desks will decide to go short, economist and investor Enzio von Pfeil, CEO of EconomicClock.com, told CNBC.

  • Irish Government Debt Downgraded by Moody's Thursday, 2 Jul 2009 | 7:50 AM ET

    Crisis-stricken Ireland's debt rating has been downgraded by Moody's amid mounting worries about the country's public finances and the cost of the government's bailout of the banking system.

  • Print More Money to Avoid Bigger Slump: Hendry Tuesday, 30 Jun 2009 | 8:05 AM ET
    Dollar and Euro

    Fears about inflation and hyperinflation could create another economic downturn, bigger than the one the world went through, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer at hedge fund Eclectica, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Madoff Investors 'Greedy': Hendry Tuesday, 30 Jun 2009 | 4:52 AM ET

    People who invested with Bernard Madoff were greedy and happy to accept high returns without probing too much in the way these were achieved, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer at hedge fund Eclectica, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • No Recovery Until 'Well into 2010’: Ross Monday, 29 Jun 2009 | 8:19 AM ET

    The U.S. economy isn't likely to recover until "well into 2010," Wilbur Ross, chairman and CEO of WL Ross & Co., said Monday.

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