The European Union


  • Find out what a partial restructuring of Greece's debt means and how to trade it.

  • How to Trade the Euro With a Debt Deal In Sight Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 4:36 PM ET

    A draft is at hand: euro zone leaders have a general plan for dealing with Greece. Here's what to do now.

  • Bond Market Update     Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 3:10 PM ET

    Treasury prices are lower today as EU leaders work on a plan to lower interest rates for some of the EU's cash-strapped nations, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Busch: EU Debt Plan OK in the Short Term, Not in the Long Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 12:47 PM ET

    It's a busy day in Europe - and a complicated one for investors.

  • Debt Deal or No Deal?     Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 10:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman unveils results from a survey that show which countries in Europe are most likely to default in the next three years, according to economists.

  • Euro Seesaws, Leaders Talk Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 8:56 AM ET

    Could it be? A euro debt deal may be finally in sight - time for your FX Fix.

  • New Greek Bailout Can't Rule Out Default: Juncker Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 6:54 AM ET
    Eurogroup President Jean-Claude Juncker

    Jean-Claude Juncker, chairman of the group of euro-zone finance ministers, said that a selective default on Greek debt cannot be ruled out under a new bailout plan for the country, Dow Jones reported Thursday.

  • Germany, France Reach Euro Debt Crisis Deal     Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 6:22 AM ET

    CNBC's Sylvia Wadhwa has the details on the summit in Brussels where Euro zone leaders will meet.

  • Osborne Tells Euro Zone Leaders 'Get a Grip' Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 1:23 AM ET
    Big Ben & London Eye

    George Osborne has urged euro zone leaders to “get a grip” on the sovereign debt crisis at their summit today, warning that failure to do so could unleash an economic crisis as serious as the recession that followed the banking crash of 2008.

  • Why the Euro Will Not Disintegrate Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 12:56 AM ET
    EU building flags brussels

    Market analysts forecasting the demise of the euro and the break-up of the European Union are doing so on fundamentally flawed assumptions about European integration, economists and policy experts told CNBC.com.

  • EU Summit Could Topple the Euro Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 2:50 PM ET

    Investors seem hopeful that something will actually come of this latest euro zone confab. But be careful what you wish for.

  • The Safe-Haven Trade You Haven't Thought Of Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 12:41 PM ET
    Canadian Loons

    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
    EU building flags brussels

    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
    Euro coins

    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.