European Central Bank


  • Watch Art Cashin: Be wary of Ebola's effect Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 3:54 PM ET
    Art Cashin

    Art Cashin of UBS says several factors are hurting stocks: Geopolitical tensions, Ebola worries, deflation and growth concerns.

  • The dollar dropped from six-year highs against the yen on Wednesday, weighed down by a fall in U.S. Treasury debt yields.

  • ECB to become more aggressive?     Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, says the ECB will have to take a more "aggressive" approach going forward as demand for credit remains weak and spare capacity is "very significant".

  • Why the Fed is unlikely to tighten soon     Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Brian Reynolds, chief market strategist at Rosenblatt Securities, discusses the threat of deflation and says that with U.S. inflation expectations "plunging", it's difficult to see how the Fed "can tighten".

  • ECB should overstep its mandate: Pro     Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Lothar Mentel, CIO at Tatton Investment Management, argues that the ECB needs to overstep its mandate and that it should also buy troubled assets.

  • Cashin: 'Happy talk' ahead of jobs data Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 3:27 PM ET
    Art Cashin

    Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services says Wall Street is ratcheting up expectations for Friday's jobs report

  • US data angst grows as payroll report looms Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 10:19 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Many strategists seem nervous that economic data going forward will come in lower than expected. Thus far, those fears seem well-founded.

  • Dollar index pares gains, rouble hits all time low Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    The dollar index briefly trimmed its earlier gains on Tuesday after weaker-than-expected home price data in July raised doubts about the U.S. economy.

  • Piraeus Bank optimistic about stress tests Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:08 AM ET

    The CEO of Piraeus Bank is optimistic about the results of the European Central Bank's (ECB) review into banks' balance sheets.

  • Why a strong dollar is scarier than taper tantrum Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 7:28 PM ET

    Expectations of Fed tightening may spur fears of a rerun of emerging market turmoil, but Societe Generale tips a strong dollar as a bigger risk.

  • Markets remain 'vulnerable,' says Art Cashin Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 1:48 PM ET
    Art Cashin

    Though U.S. stocks shaved morning declines, the stock market still appears weak, says veteran trader Art Cashin.

  • Dollar slips as Hong Kong protests halt recent rally Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    The dollar's three-month rally took a breather on Monday on nervousness over Beijing's response to democracy protests in Hong Kong.

  • Gross exit ripples through bond market Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 6:56 PM ET
    Bill Gross

    The sudden exit of Bill Gross from Pimco sparked a knee-jerk selloff in the Treasury market, a drop in Pimco closed-end funds and rallies in competitors' shares.

  • Why you should favor US equities     Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Mark Haefele, global chief investment officer at UBS, says that the divergent central banks' policies will add volatility this fall and discusses how best to trade ECB action.

  • Can the euro weaken further?     Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, looks at the euro and ECB policy and says that an even weaker euro "depends on the dollar".

  • Will Draghi move closer to QE?     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Anthony O'Brien, co-head of European rates strategy at Morgan Stanley, discusses what to expect from the European Central Bank meeting on Thursday and whether President Mario Draghi will move closer to full-blown quantitative easing.

  • Toxic stew of factors drives stock market lower Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 12:11 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks tumbled in nervous trading as traders watched headlines on China and Russia, while weighing the potential impact of higher U.S. rates and the rising dollar.

  • Unlikely voice switches sides on minimum wage hike Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 11:16 AM ET
    McDonald's employees protesting for a higher minimum wage outside the McDonald's annual shareholder's meeting in Oak Brook, IL.

    In Thursday's The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Richard Parsons—former Time Warner CEO and interim LA Clippers CEO—runs the gamut from minimum wage to European economies to scandals in sports

  • Former ECB economist and president of the Center for Financial Studies at Goethe University, Otmar Issing, says the concerns about the ECB's voting rotation scheme are "exaggerated".

  • Pro on European stocks: 'Stick with Draghi'     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 3:25 AM ET

    Antonin Jullier, global head of equity trading strategy at Citi, says he is positive on European stocks as the European Central Bank is likely to implement further stimulus measures.