Angela Merkel


  • EU Leaders Set Proposal     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 3:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate with a look at today's proposals to shore up Europe's debt crisis, including a tax on financial transactions and mandatory balanced budgets.

  • Sarkozy/Merkel Meeting Leads Markets Lower     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 2:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate has the details on the Euro leaders' meeting, and discussing its impact on the markets, with Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management, and Andre Julian, OpVest Wealth Management.

  • Sarkozy, Merkel & Your Money     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 1:12 PM ET

    Debating the direction of global markets and where investors can find the best investment opportunities, with John Brynjolfsson, Armored Wolf, and George Greig, William Blair International Growth Fund.

  • EU Leaders Wrap It Up     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 1:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on the Merkel/Sarkozy proposals for solving the Euro Zone debt crisis.

  • WOTS Now: Sarkozy, Merkel & the Markets     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs with the latest details from the European leaders, and the White House responds to Gov. Rick Perry's threat to the Fed chairman, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Also, the Fast Money traders weigh in on Europe's economy and how to play it, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter.

  • More M&A in the Pipeline?     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 12:15 PM ET

    Simon Hobbs with an update from the Merkel-Sarkozy press conference, the current deal-making environment, and whether Google's acquisition of Motorola Mobility signals a new trend in tech, with Robert Kindler, Morgan Stanley.

  • Euro Banks & China's Currency Plan     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 12:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner & Simon Hobbs with a look at European banks and the euro, and a discussion of China's plan to increase the value of the the yuan, with Mark Chadler,Brown Brothers Harriman.

  • Merkel & Sarkozy Meet     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 11:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate has the latest details on the meeting between the two European leaders, and a preview of today's press conference, with Michael Hewson, CMC Markets; Daniel Gross, Yahoo Finance, and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • European Debt Summit: Merkel & Sarkozy     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 10:33 AM ET

    Discussing today's meeting between the leaders of two of the top European economies and what it means for U.S. investors, with Axel Merk, Merk Investments, and Robert Parker, Credit Suisse Asset Management.

  • Euro Bonds Not on Merkel, Sarkozy Meeting     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate with details on what the two European leaders will be discussing at their meeting today, and CNBC's David Faber weighs in on another round of job cuts on Wall Street.

  • Debt in Europe Fuels a Bond Debate Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 8:31 AM ET
    Merkel And Sarkozy Meet Amid Greece Crisis

    Though Tuesday's Sarkozy-Merkel meeting won't focus on issuing euro bonds, some say its adoption may be the only way to save the EU, reports The New York Times.

  • Euro Slips, British Pound Lifts Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 8:18 AM ET

    German growth disappoints, British inflation rolls on, and Sarkozy and Merkel are set to meet - time for your FX Fix.

  • CME Trader Eyes Currencies     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 6:40 AM ET

    Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management, explains why the currencies are back in the center stage Tuesday. "The Swiss our facing a difficult situation with their own interest rates," he adds.

  • Recession 'Three Months' Away: Manager Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 3:42 AM ET
    Recession-themed newsprint cuttings

    The next recession could happen within a quarter of a year, one fund manager told CNBC Tuesday, as weak German economic growth figures were announced.

  • Eye on Merkel/Sarkozy Meeting     Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 7:10 PM ET

    Kathy Lien, Director of Currency Research at Global Forex Trading says the Merkel/Sarkozy meeting will likely to be big disappointment. She explains more.

  • Sarkozy, Merkel & Your Money     Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 1:37 PM ET

    A preview of tomorrow's meeting between the two leaders and its impact on global markets, with Charles Dallara, Institute of International Finance.

  • Markets Exhausted by Euro Zone Debt Crisis     Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 11:00 AM ET

    "The markets are exhausted by the Euro zone debt crisis," Nick Beecroft, senior markets consultant at Saxo Bank, told CNBC. He added that the risk-off enviornment would return.

  • Sarkozy & Merkel to Meet Tomorrow     Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 10:40 AM ET

    Insight on what will happen to markets after the meeting, with Willem Buiter, Citi chief economist.

  • Specter of Second Recession Looms in West Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 9:21 AM ET

    After the turbulence of the summer, there has been plenty of speculation about whether Western economies may suffer a double dip into recession after recovering from the downturn of 2008-09.

  • ¿The volatility in the markets is being caused by the un-intentioned assistance the central banks are providing because there are such a variety of different liquidity schemes¿¿I think a lot of these schemes are bouncing off each other and investors are finding it very hard to find out exactly where they lie but the liquidity is there,¿ Guy Monson, managing partner & chief investment officer at Sarasin & Partners told CNBC.