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Governments in Europe should lower taxes and increase salaries to boost growth rather than insisting on austerity and continued saving, famous economist Nouriel Roubini told a German newspaper in an interview on Tuesday.
Europe’s single currency was faulty from the start — and its creators knew it, Roubini Global Economics’ Gina Sanchez, director of equity and asset allocation strategy, told CNBC.
Spain will eventually need a bailout, as its heavy private debt burden is increasingly weighing on sovereign debt levels, Arnab Das, managing director of market research and strategy at Roubini Global Economics, told CNBC.
With borrowing costs for the euro zone’s peripheral nations rising and a battle over growth versus austerity set to dominate politicians' attention, two leading contrarians have taken aim at the current policy response. 1st paragraph goes here
"The euro zone needs a real depreciation in the periphery to achieve the restoration of growth, external balance and competitiveness," economist Nouriel Roubini told CNBC at the Ambrosetti workshop in Italy.
The rally in stock markets has been a major theme in recent months, staying in the positive despite uncertainties, but a strategist at Roubini Global Economics has misgivings about the upside from here.
The red-hot Chinese economy is slowing, and the government is pushing back. This strategist has a way to play the tension.
Portugal is likely to be the next to restructure its debt and exit the euro zone, economist Nouriel Roubini predicted on CNBC Friday.
As the S&P 500 traded at its best levels since 2008 on Tuesday, Gina Sanchez of Roubini Global Economics said the upside potential may soon be exhausted.
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Famous economist Nouriel Roubini, credited for predicting the financial crisis, made a plea to policymakers to take the tough action needed to address current economic problems, in an article published on the Financial Times' website.
As European Union leaders prepare for yet another crisis summit meeting next week to discuss fundamental changes in economic governing, there are growing concerns that the latest potential approach will not be enough to stabilize the markets and preserve the euro. The NYT reports.
Italy's government debt is unsustainable and needs an orderly restructuring to avoid a disorderly default, economist Nouriel Roubini wrote on Tuesday.
While the headlines brim with tales of the euro zone debt crisis, rising inflation and people like Nouriel Roubini warning of an approaching hard landing in China, there’s evidence that some market players, at least, are getting richer.
Roubini Global Economics, the firm run by economist Nouriel Roubini, said in a letter to clients obtained by CNBC that the firm is not in need of capital or being sold.
The U.S. economy is likely to experience a period of stagflation worse than the 1970s, which would cause bond yields to spike, commodity bull Jim Rogers told CNBC on Friday. Rogers said governments were lying about the inflation problem and the recent rally in Treasurys was a bubble.
Roubini Global Economics, the economics research firm begun by noted economist Nouriel Roubini, is for sale, according to sources who have been approached by an investment bank conducting an auction for the firm.
British data confuses, Trichet talks tough, and Dr. Doom is gloomy again - it's time for your FX Fix.
The world's advanced economies are headed for a second recession, regardless of whether there is further chaos in Europe, Nouriel Roubini told CNBC on Tuesday. He also said the ECB needed to cut rates and the bailout fund needed to be expanded to 2 trillion euros.
The euro slips, the dollar lifts, and Nouriel Roubini says time's up for Greece - it's time for your FX Fix.