Angela Merkel


  • 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.

  • Hold Cash, Go With 'Boring' Stocks: Analyst Friday, 12 Aug 2011 | 6:26 AM ET

    Uncertainty over sovereign debt and the volatility in world markets could mark a period of "2008 redux," and the best option for investors is to remain cautious with long-term assets and hold on to cash, Julian Pendock, a partner at Sendock Capital, told CNBC.

  • Unemployed men queuing for coffee and bread at a soup kitchen run by the Bahai Fellowship at 203 East 9th Street, New York, circa 1930.

    As the European markets were braced for another turbulent day, one analyst at Citi warned that a decade of economic slowdown could follow if Italy and Spain default on their debt repayments.

  • Can Germany Rescue Banks?     Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 | 11:30 AM ET

    France's president and Germany's chancellor will meet early next week. Discussing whether Germany has the will to rescue Europe, with Michael Hewson, CMC Markets; CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera & Ross Westgate.

  • The German banking sector should be able to withstand stresses resulting from exposure to peripheral Europe, with the possible exception of Commerzbank, which has a high level of PIIGS exposure, according to Michael Rohr, head of financials at Silvia Quandt Research.

  • Europe's Leaders Play Tennis While Markets Implode Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 4:36 AM ET

    August is famously the month when most of Europe hits the beach. Markets are quiet, parliaments are closed, and very little happens.

  • EU Leaders Under Pressure     Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 10:22 AM ET

    European Union leaders are under pressure to take action to stem the spreading debt crisis. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera with the details.

  • Emergency Meeting in Europe     Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 7:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports European leaders will be holding a conference call today to talk about the growing debt crisis there.