The European Union


  • Busch: Options for EU Debt Negotiation Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 1:07 PM ET

    Euro Zone finance ministers met yesterday and released a statement overnight that created headline. Also, there have been a slew of comments coming from the individual finance ministers, which have generated larger moves in the financial markets as pessimism about a cure have increased.

  • Red Flag Market Rally     Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 12:45 PM ET

    Nicholas Colas, ConvergEx Group discussing whether the market rally is a sham, and the Fast Money traders with trades you should make today.

  • Eurozone in Crisis     Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 12:00 PM ET

    Discussing Europe's economic problems, and the far-reaching effects of Italy's debt contagion, with Willie Williams, Societe Generale.

  • Europe's Debt Contagion     Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 10:38 AM ET

    I can't think of a time when it hasn't paid to bet against the sovereign. Weighing in on Italy's debt problems, with CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli.

  • Euro Is Punished, Yen and Swiss Franc Soar Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 9:57 AM ET

    The euro takes a beating and the trade deficit dents the dollar - time for your FX Fix.

  • Global Markets Under Pressure     Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 6:30 AM ET

    Weighing in on which country will be the next Greece based on Euro zone crisis fears, with Subodh Kumar, Subodh Kumar and Associates and Kevin Ferry, Kronus Futures Management.

  • Markets Fear Fresh Banking Crisis: Analyst Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 6:10 AM ET
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    European banking stocks fell sharply Tuesday before starting to rebound, with Unicredit and Deutsche Bank among the top losers, on fears that sovereign debt crises in peripheral euro zone countries might spread.

  • End 'Denial and Impotence in Brussels': Willem Buiter Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 5:10 AM ET
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    European authorities need urgently to increase the size of resources available to indebted European countries faced with liquidity problems if they want to avert disaster, Willem Buiter, Chief Economist at Citi told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Mamas and Papas Will Keep Italy Going: Italian Trader Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 4:46 AM ET
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    Italy's family savings will keep the country from defaulting, Alessandro Capuano, head of Italian desk at IG Markets, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Banks Look Like Tech Stocks Before Bust: Fund Manager Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 3:04 AM ET

    European bank stocks are now trading like technology stocks did before the bust of the early 2000s, Peter Toogood, Director of Investment Services at Old Broad Street Research, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Greek Default May Be 'Inevitable': Soros Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 12:28 AM ET
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    Greece is heading for default, or at least a devaluation, and European Union (EU) leaders have to adopt a "plan B" to stem contagion to the rest of the bloc, billionaire investor George Soros said on Tuesday.

  • Italy Spooks the Markets     Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 7:15 PM ET

    Stocks were hit hard today; the Dow tumbled 151 points as skittish investors grow wary that Europe's debt crisis is spreading to Italy, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. Don Luskin, Trend Macro, and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, also weigh in.

  • Henes: Rules of Debt Restructuring Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 3:55 PM ET
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    The Euro zone finance ministers are having a critical debt crisis meeting today. They are trying their best. But the situation is difficult and complex, both from a financial and political perspective.

  • Euro Fatigue? Trade These Safe-Haven Currencies Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 1:02 PM ET

    The ongoing crisis in the euro zone is creating a trading opportunity among safe-haven currencies, this strategist says.

  • Italy & News Corp Problems Grow     Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 12:00 PM ET

    Discussing Europe's ability to handle its growing debt crisis, and the fallout from the media giant's phone hacking scandal, with Jacques Cailloux and David Bank, RBC.

  • Pimco El-Erian: European Debt     Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 9:06 AM ET

    Weighing in on the markets and the crisis in Europe, with Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco co-CEO/CIO, who says there are still problems that have not been resolved yet.

  • Dollar Sails, Euro Sags Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 8:19 AM ET

    Inflation bites in China, Italy and Greece sting the euro - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Swiss drugs industry supplier Lonza is to buy U.S.-listed Arch Chemicals for some $1.2 billion, creating the world's largest player in the microbial control market, the groups said on Monday.

  • Whatever Happens, Commodities Win: Jim Rogers Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 2:46 AM ET
    Jim Rogers

    "If the world economy gets better, I earn money on commodities. If the global economy gets worse then they will print more money and I will make money in commodities," Rogers said.

  • Italy, Spain Will Mean More 'Carnage': Fund Manager Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 12:57 AM ET

    As euro zone finance ministers meet to discuss the latest plan on the table aimed at solving the Greek debt crisis, one fund manager is warning that Italy and Spain will be downgraded, raising the possibility of "carnage" for global markets.