The European Central Bank has room to cut interest rates further, Executive Board member Peter Praet said on Tuesday, adding that the central bank is paying "great attention" to euro zone inflation.» Read More
The euro is barely intact, and rescuing the banks only worsened the financial crisis, Roger Nightingale, strategist at Pointon York, told CNBC on Tuesday.
Cramer lists the stocks with “jaw-droppingly low valuations.”
The United States is a decade away from being Greece, if it fails to get on the path of fiscal responsibility, former US Comptroller of the Currency David Walker told CNBC Thursday.
The global market’s rocky ride has created a solid stock picking environment, but diversify across asset classes to protect your portfolio, advised George Boubouras, head of investment strategy and consulting at UBS Wealth Management.
The market had plenty of reasons to rally but the bulls just couldn’t keep it together and by the close the Dow surrendered a triple digit gain.
For years, almost nobody paid attention to the sky-is-falling alarms of Edward Hugh, a gregarious British blogger and self-taught economist who repeatedly predicted that the euro zone could not survive. The NYT reports.
Investors looking for clues about the markets cannot help but notice that gold is making another record high and that stocks are continuing to struggle.
Cramer identifies some of the best high-yielding stocks at discount prices.
A weak jobs report hobbled the US’ ability to counterbalance the Continent’s debt troubles. Now investors must keep an even closer watch on the EU.
Engaging in what I perceive as their only avenue to grow, Germany’s Finance Minister Schaueble and France’s PM Sarkozy made statements intimating that the weak Euro is not an issue for the country’s in the European Monetary Union.
Austerity measures imposed by the euro zone will likely push the euro back towards $1.50 or even $1.60 but the European currency is unlikely to achieve the status of reserve currency, economist Warren Mosler, founder and principal of broker/dealer AVM, told CNBC.com Friday.
As the extreme market volatility in May has started to creep into the early days of June, investors should protect their wealth by parking their money in high-yield Asian stocks and bonds, suggested Kelvin Tay, chief investment strategist, Singapore at UBS.
The US recovery will continue, despite financial turmoil in Europe, as long the governments on the continent follow through on their promised rescue package, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner told CNBC Thursday.
Over the past few weeks we've heard a great deal about a slowdown in Europe dragging down the globe, so why is Germany's stock market making gains?
With S&P stalling at 1105, Guy Adami fears what was once support becomes resistance.
The Shanghai Composite, often a leading indicator in global markets' direction, is due for a consolidation, followed by a rebound, Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com, told CNBC on Thursday.
Caught between a populace resistant to more austerity measures and investors demanding budget cuts and more flexible labor markets, the Spanish government is finding it increasingly difficult to keep a grip on power.
Canada raised its key overnight lending rate .25% to .50% Tuesday despite the world-wide caution over the trend in global economic affairs.
Investors are playing the markets carefully during these volatile conditions but stocks will resume their way up once the wave of international bad news subsides, Robert Doll, BlackRock vice chairman, told CNBC Wednesday.
Why he thinks selling $2 trillion worth of 30-year Treasuries would help.