The European Union


  • 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
    One hundred dollar bill and one hundred euro bank note

    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
    Global Markets

    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.

  • El-Erian: Will The Stock Markets' Tug of War Continue? Sunday, 17 Jul 2011 | 12:30 PM ET
    Broker works the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange.

    Equity markets are in the grips of a tug of war — between solid company fundamentals and macroeconomic uncertainty.

  • Trading the Euro as the Real Stress Tests Come Out Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 7:38 PM ET
    Euro coins

    The European bank stress tests were reassuring - if you trust the results. Here's how to trade the real news. 

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    The week's top business news and investments advice, including buying opportunities in financials, tech & industrial stocks, and the outlook on gold.

  • Ratings Agencies on Watch Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 4:39 PM ET
    Measured Currency

    Ratings agencies. Can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em, these pros say.

  • Eight of 90 Banks Fail European Stress Tests Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 1:14 PM ET
    European Central Bank

    Eight banks, including two Greek banks, five Spanish and one Austrian bank have failed the European Banking Authority stress tests, the agency said on Friday.

  • Euro Stress Test: Passing Grade?     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 1:05 PM ET

    Most European banks passed the regulators' stress test, but do they get a passing grade with investors? CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look.

  • Euro Stress Test: Eight Banks Fail     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 11:55 AM ET

    Discussing the results of the Euro banks' stress tests and what it means for your investments, with Brad Hintz, Sanford Bernstein; George Goncalves, Nomura Securities; and CNBC's Steve Liesman, Brian Sullivan, Brian Shactman and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Italian Pensioners Gather to Protest Austerity Plan Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 10:03 AM ET
    Piazza Venezia, Rome, Italy

    Two-hundred and fifty pensioners in their 60s, 70s, and even their 80s turned out in front of the Italian Parliament Friday morning to protest the new round of austerity measures, expected to pass later in the day.

  • 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.