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Just how much the US economy will expand this year and next remains a question among economists—with the wild card being the impact of European turmoil on US growth.
The European Central Bank may have shocked the markets with its prediction that bank losses are likely to increase in the near-term, but other economists believe the worst is behind us, and that governments have the power to force banks to lend.
The euro will drop even further against the dollar because Europe's problems will not be easy to solve, Dennis Gartman, author of "the Gartman Letter," told CNBC Tuesday.
After the worst May for the Dow Jones index since 1940, fueled by fears over Europe’s debt crisis, concerns over Chinese tightening and financial regulation, some were hoping for a better June.
If the European Central Bank has one monetary dragon it considers essential to slay, it is inflation.
The remedies being floated to fix Europe range from the mild to the extreme—it could be either a healthy dose of government intervention or surgery, so to speak, getting rid of some of the weaker euro-zone countries.
I thought I understood how dire things were in Europe. Then I saw it explained by Clarke and Dawe. Troubling.
Nobody knows the trouble I have seen.... With almost 40 years of experience you think I would be calmer when market turmoil hits. But I guess it's part of the human condition to forget the pain and remember the good times.
Once upon a time, the European Economic Community-remember that quaint post-World War II institution-thrived without a single currency. A larger European Union can again, but it needs to jettison the fantasy that the benefits of capitalism can be accomplished without adequate incentives to work hard and invest.
Europe's travails can and should be teaching us something: Do not wait until it is too late to get your fiscal house in order.
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A recent spike in the rate banks charge each other for short-term borrowing is reviving investor fears that the market is returning to the abyss of the credit crisis.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is urging Europeans to conduct some form of a banking stress test, a senior Administration official told CNBC Tuesday.
The Euro is in big danger. German patience, if it can be called that, will reach the limit. The US voter should realize we are bailing out the euro zone, and who signed up for that?
The theme of risk aversion continues to build back up after Friday’s temporary respite. The latest trend reinforcing bad news is the South Korea-North Korea conflict; the European bank contagion with Spanish banks in the spotlight, and US growth slowing.
The EU faces some of the same structural and debt problems then faced by the United States — a North-South (or North-Periphery) divide; and state fiscal budgets run amok.
Cramer doubts it will happen, but here's how you survive in the meantime.
Merkel is showing the rest of Europe that they are serious about their own deficits and are serious about the rest of Europe following their lead.
For a few happy years, European Central Bank head Jean-Claude Trichet looked down from Mt. Olympus—which is really his 35th floor office—and saw that all was good.
Spain’s central bank stepped into save regional savings bank CajaSur Saturday with a €500 million euro ($621.75 million) cash injection to keep it solvent.