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European shares look set to open slightly lower Wednesday as on mixed Asian markets and lower oil.
The moment of truth for Europe's sovereign debt crisis may be far closer than investors think.
After trading higher for days, the euro is giving up ground. Instead of focusing on potential interest rate hikes, traders are looking ahead to the upcoming European leaders' meeting and the stubborn sovereign debt crisis. Euro fatigue, anyone?
What a difference a day makes: The dollar is not in freefall for a change, and the euro is slipping. It's time for your daily FX Fix.
European stocks are set to buck the recent trend of losses, at least for the start of trading, and open higher Tuesday on lower oil and mixed markets in Asia.
One month after Bundesbank president Axel Weber announced he was stepping down, saying goodbye to his chances of running the European Central Bank, many in the markets miss him already.
The West is poorly positioned to handle this latest oil price scare. The buffers which typically limit downside economic risks are no longer working.
The European Central Bank was guilty of a “major failure of supervision” in not restraining lenders from fueling the property bubble in Ireland, says a former prime minister, the Financial Times reports.
The price of oil is soaring and European leaders have their work cut out for them on the sovereign debt crisis - but the euro has rallied. Investors, be careful.
Traders are "short" the dollar at record levels, and Moody's has downgraded Greece - a lot. It's time for your FX Fix.
European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet talks about rate rises to fight inflation, while Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is still more worried about unemployment.
European stocks look set to open lower on Monday as ongoing unrest in Libya sent U.S. and Brent crude to new 2-1/2 year highs.
Hedge funds and forex dealers are betting record amounts against the dollar, reflecting a growing belief that the US currency has lost its haven appeal and that euro zone interest rates will soon rise, the Financial Times reported.
Both the euro area's public debt and public deficit are lower than those in the US, so the euro and European stocks could post a strong rise this year, Peter Westaway, chief Europe economist at Nomura, said.
A mountain of debt is growing but because it is off governments' balance sheets it has been so far ignored, Albert Edwards, global strategist at Societe Generale, said.
The currency markets have been trading on perceptions and expectations of interest rate changes. For the dollar to reverse its slide, an increase in US rate expectations will have to happen without other nations indicating that they will raise rates as well.
Decent U.S. employment numbers are failing to really lift the dollar, and Greece is talking tough about market upheaval. Is a Freaky Friday in the offing? Here's your daily FX fix.
The European Central Bank should not raise interest rates in its next meeting because it risks widening the gap between struggling periphery economies and the stronger ones at the center of the euro zone, economist Nouriel Roubini told CNBC Friday.
European shares were set to rise on Friday after sharp gains on Wall Street and in Asian equities on growing optimism on a key U.S. jobs report.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo discusses the day's top business and financial stories, including Wall Street's rally, a good jobless claims number, and gold's big hit. And EADS has decided not to appeal the Air Force tanker decision.