GO
Loading...

The European Union

More

  • Debt-Ceiling Drama and Euro Jitters Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 9:17 AM ET

    Bank stress tests are straining the euro and the dollar is awaiting a deluge - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • German, Spanish Banks to Suffer in Tests: Analysts Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 7:32 AM ET

    The results of the banking stress tests, due on Friday after the close of European markets, will be worst for German and Spanish banks, analyst Ralph Silva of SRN told CNBC Friday.

  • Pensioners Protest Austerity Measures     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 6:14 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the update on the austerity measures in Italy, sparking anger on pension cuts.

  • Stocks Could Lose 35% if Euro Crisis Worsens: Report Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 5:53 AM ET

    Worldwide stocks could lose 35 percent of their value if the euro zone sovereign debt crisis worsens, according to research from Deutsche Bank.

  • US Default Inevitable: Fund Manager Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 12:22 AM ET

    A U.S. default isn't a matter of "if" but "when," David Murrin, chief investment officer at Emergent Asset Management, told CNBC.

  • Think the Euro's Full of Holes? Try This Trade Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 4:07 PM ET

    If you're worried about the seemingly unending euro zone crisis, here's a less than obvious way to steer clear.

  • Italian Senate Approves Budget Austerity     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 9:14 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details on the austerity package approval for Italy.

  • Rome is Burning?     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 7:18 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the story on Italy's bond auction results.

  • Italy Debt Crisis     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 6:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the story on the unfolding debt crisis as the government prepares an austerity package.

  • Yield on Italy Bonds in Auction Highest Since 2008 Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 6:18 AM ET

    Italy sold 4.5 billion euros ($6.4 billion) in long-term debt on Thursday in a series of auctions seen as a gauge of market confidence in the country and of the wider euro zone.

  • Will Europe's Stress Tests Be a 'Missed Opportunity?' Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 4:16 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    European banking stress tests will be a missed opportunity for policymakers to reassure markets unless they come down heavily on undercapitalized banks, analysts and investors told CNBC.com.

  • Fitch Downgrades Greece on Lack of Funding Program Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 7:51 PM ET

    Fitch Ratings on Wednesday downgraded Greece deeper into junk territory, citing the absence of a new and fully funded financing program for the country.

  • Busch: A Currency Trade for the Next Three Days Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 12:56 PM ET
    One hundred dollar bill and one hundred euro bank note

    Risk-off sentiment is easing, but the European debt crisis is not even close to being solved. Here's how to trade the new mood.

  • Get into gold, art and jewelry, Scott Minerd, chief strategist at Guggenheim Partners, told CNBC Wednesday. "We're in a 'beggar thy neighbor' era. Paper money is garbage at the end," he said. "It's a matter of relative values, about which garbage do you own."

  • Moody's Downgrade Punishes Ireland: Wilbur Ross Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 10:29 AM ET

    Moody's is punishing the wrong EU member by downgrading Ireland, Wilbur Ross Jr., CEO of WL Ross & Co., told CNBC Wednesday. If Moody's "downgrades enough people recklessly, nobody will be able to access the public markets in 2013. I think it's a ridiculous idea."

  • Euro Pressure Eases, Yen Presses Upward Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 9:08 AM ET

    Euro traders are relieved and margin traders in Japan are not. It's time for your FX Fix.

  • Entire EU Has Become PIIG: Trader Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 8:01 AM ET

    As the crisis in the peripheral area of the euro zone threatened to drag Italy down further on Wednesday, the majority of the region now faces further contagion.

  • Irish Recovery Hampered by Moody's Downgrade Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 7:15 AM ET
    irish policeman eu bailout protestors

    The Irish economic recovery has been held back by credit ratings agency Moody's downgrading its rating to junk status, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton said Wednesday.

  • 'Too Many Cooks' in Euro Debt Crisis: OECD Head Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 6:58 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    Finding a solution to the euro zone crisis is such a complex task that investors, as well as many citizens of the European Union, have grown disgruntled with attempts to sort out the debt.

  • Rich Americans Spend More on Luxury Goods Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 4:53 AM ET

    Wealthy Americans, who are expected to increase their spending on luxury items by 8 percent to $359 billion this year, are no longer embarassed at flaunting their wealth despite an economic slowdown which has caused hardship on many who have lost their jobs, David Arnold, publisher of luxury magazine the Robb Report told CNBC.