European Central Bank


  • ECB bond plan paints 'mixed picture': Pro  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 5:34 PM ET

    While quantitative easing can buy time for policymakers, it won't be able to solve structural issues that are plaguing Europe, says Adolfo Laurenti, MD & Deputy Chief Economist of Mesirow Financial.

  • 'Draghi initiated another bubble': Strategist  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 5:19 PM ET

    Robert Pavlik, Chief Market Strategist at Boston Private Wealth, calls the European Central Bank's massive stimulus package a "false start" and explains why he is staying away from European stocks.

  • ECB heats up CNBC.com  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 4:46 PM ET

    CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler reports the ECB's quantitative easing program and Art Cashin's comments on currencies are the hottest tropics on CNBC.com.

  • After ECB move, here's where pros see opportunity Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 4:39 PM ET
    Financial traders review financial data at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Frankfurt, Germany.

    U.S. stocks rallied Thursday after the ECB unveiled its bond-buying program. Here's where the pros are hunting for value.

  • ECB un-fashionably late to QE party: Pro  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 4:00 PM ET

    Discussing the ECB's larger than expected QE and its impact on the market, with Zachary Karabell, Envestnet; George Goncalves, Nomura Securities; and "Fast Money" trader Guy Adami.

  • Volatility forces decisions: Trader  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 3:52 PM ET

    Dissecting the message of the market, with, John Stoltzfus, Oppenheimer and Company, and Ben Willis, Princeton Securities Group.

  • ECB's trillion euro plan  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 3:33 PM ET

    How Mario Draghi and the ECB surprised the currency markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman; Brian Reynolds, Rosenblatt Securities; and Greg Ip of The Economist.

  • Closing Bell Exchange: The Europe trade  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 3:03 PM ET

    How to play European stocks now that QE has been announced, with Darren Wolfberg, BNP Paribas; Jim Lowell, Adviser Investments; Heather Hughes, SunAmerica Funds; Joseph Clark, Financial Enhancement Group; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • India welcomes drop in inflation  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 2:20 PM ET

    India's finance minister Arun Jaitley, discussed the impact of declining oil prices. CNBC's Seema Mody reports on the benefit of the crude collapse to India.

  • ECB bond plan won't fix Europe's economy Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 2:16 PM ET
    Job seekers wait in a line to enter an employment center before opening in Athens, Greece, Sept. 10, 2014.

    It's a start, but Europe's bond-buying plan won't cure the Continent's deepening economic stagnation.

  • European stocks likely benefit from QE: Pro  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 2:06 PM ET

    Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, discusses the European Central Bank's quantitative easing program announced today versus in 2008.

  • This is what a currency war looks like  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 1:39 PM ET

    CNBC's Sara Eisen looks at trading in the currency market after the ECB's quantitative easing announcement.

  • Portfolio picks after ECB's big move  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 1:27 PM ET

    Trades to buy or avoid after the ECB's bond buying program announcement, with Kevin Kelly, Recon Capital Partners.

  • ECB goes big on QE  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 1:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman outlines the economic goals of the European Central Bank's quantitative easing plan.

  • Power Play: Bullish on Japan Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 1:05 PM ET
    A pedestrian looks at graphs of the Nikkei 225 Stock Average, top left, and the exchange rate of the yen against the U.S. dollar, top right, outside a securities firm in Tokyo, Jan. 16, 2015.

    Power Lunch market guests are bullish on Japan

  • How to play the ECB's big move  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 12:12 PM ET

    The European Central Bank will begin buying government bonds. Gemma Godfrey, Brooks Macdonald Asset Management, and Bonnie Baha, DoubleLine, discuss the impact of stimulus to investors and consumers.

  • This currency war cannot go well: Art Cashin Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 12:11 PM ET
    Art Cashin

    The currency war is being played like a chess match, but that will eventually change, veteran trader Art Cashin told CNBC.

  • Europe: 'A place for all societies'  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 12:00 PM ET

    In light of the Charlie Hebdo shootings, Frans Timmermans, first Vice President of the European Commission, says the European Union's duty is to assure that all communities "feel at home and safe in Europe".

  • What ECB QE means for US policy, stocks: Strategist Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 11:47 AM ET
    Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve, left, speaks with Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank during the Jackson Hole economic symposium on Aug. 22, 2014.

    The European Central Bank's bond-buying could change the calculus for the Federal Reserve, Janney Montgomery's Mark Luschini tells CNBC.

  • European stocks close higher on Draghi's QE plans  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    European markets rallied on Thursday after the European Central Bank announced a full-scale bond-buying program of 60 billion euros.