The European Union


  • The Safe-Haven Trade You Haven't Thought Of Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 12:41 PM ET
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    The Canadian dollar often rises when risk appetites are high - but this strategist says it's a safe haven against the messes in the U.S. and Europe.

  • Summers on Euro Debt Crisis     Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 10:50 AM ET

    There has to be much more effort from the European center to insure that the basic credit worthiness of its financial institutions are maintained. Discussing Europe's debt crisis, with Lawrence Summers, former Treasury Secretary.

  • Euro Lifts, Kiwi Flies Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 8:54 AM ET

    Bulls are running in Europe and kiwis are lifting off - time for your FX Fix.

  • Greece Needs to Orderly Restructure Its Debt: Analyst Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 6:32 AM ET
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    Politics has prevented a swift resolution to the Greek sovereign debt crisis that now threatens to engulf the monetary union, Myles Bradshaw, Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at PIMCO told CNBC.

  • BoE Minutes Say Chance of Rate Rise Diminished Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 5:11 AM ET

    The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee judged that recent economic weakness had reduced the chance that interest rates would need to rise in the near term, minutes to the BoE's July meeting showed on Wednesday.

  • Germany Should Have Ratings Cut to Save Euro: Strategist Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 5:03 AM ET
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    Germany, the euro zone's largest economy, should be prepared to take a downgrade to its AAA-rated debt to help save the single currency area, Charles Diebel, head of market strategy at Lloyds, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Aussie Dollar a Buy - or Overbought? Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 10:28 AM ET

    The Australian dollar has had quite a run. What comes next is another story.

  • Germany's Merkel Tempers EU Debt Talks     Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 9:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the details on Germany's chancellor Merkel tempering expectations for EU debt crisis talks.

  • Euro Lifts, Aussie Eases Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 8:40 AM ET

    Doves are out in Australia and the euro's getting a lift - it's time for your daily FX Fix.

  • No Doubt About Future of Euro: ECB's Nowotny Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 7:40 AM ET

    The future of the euro is secure despite the debt crisis engulfing parts of the euro zone, Ewald Nowotny, one of the governors of the European Central Bank (ECB), told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Financial Stability in Jeopardy?     Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 7:13 AM ET

    The debt issue in European countries has morphed into more of an economic crisis, says James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management chief investment strategist.

  • Euro Zone Paper Points to Bank Tax to Fund Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 7:08 AM ET

    A tax on euro zone banks and cheaper, longer-dated official loans are the least risky way to provide extra funding for debt-stricken Greece, a confidential paper drafted ahead of a European summit showed on Tuesday.

  • 'Dangerous Game' in Debt Crisis: Fund Manager Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 6:16 AM ET

    Politicians on both side of the Atlantic are playing a "dangerous game" over the debt crisis, Beat Wittmann, Chairman of DynaPartners, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Gold Could Hit $1,700 by End of the Year: Analyst Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 1:39 AM ET

    Gold is likely to hit $1,650 an ounce by the end of the year and could even hit $1,700, according to one analyst.

  • Is Goldman's Gloom Correct?     Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 7:40 PM ET

    Nervous investors are not only focusing on growing global debt fears, but on a new bearish economic report from Goldman Sachs, with James Pethokoukis, Reuters Breakingviews; Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Mgmt.; and Anthony Scaramucci, Skybridge Capital.

  • Money in Motion: Euro     Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 5:26 PM ET

    Amelia Bourdeau, Westpac Institutional Bank, gives insight on the Euro selling off early on sovereign debt concerns.

  • Busch: Euro Trade Update Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 1:56 PM ET
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    Last Wednesday, I recommended selling the euro against the dollar because the bad news in Europe was far from over. Here's an update.

  • Let Greece, Ireland, Portugal Default: Pimco Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 10:51 AM ET
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    A plan of "overwhelming force to let the markets know that once and for all you’re putting out the fire" in Europe, should start with letting Greece, Portugal and Ireland default, Neel Kashkari told CNBC Monday.

  • Euro Sags, Kiwi Gets a Lift Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 8:48 AM ET

    The debt crisis drags on in Europe and inflation is up down under — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Europe: A Healthier Bailout     Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 8:45 AM ET

    Plans for European countries to get out of debt, with Neel Kashkari, Pimco managing director.