CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as EU leaders close in on reaching a banking union deal.» Read More
Stocks rose to session highs Thursday afternoon after the 30-year Treasury auction was met with satisfactory demand and banks gained.
Stocks extended their losing streak for a third day Thursday after an unexpected jump in jobless claims rattled an already skittish market.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open Thursday after an unexpected jump in jobless claims last week.
I laughed out loud this morning when I read that Greece is going to market itself as an "emerging market" when it tries to sell a multi-billion dollar bond in the U.S. because Europeans won't buy up any more of their desperation.
The Greek 'bailout' is flawed. Beyond the typical political hostility, the structure of the plan has three weak links.
Today, the Euro came under pressure with after a series of stories have emerged over the last 24 hours on the details for a Greek bailout.
European Central Bank Governing Council member Axel Weber said current interest rate levels are appropriate, signaling that the central bank will stick to low rates for some time, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Sunday.
Greece's debt deal could help the struggling euro zone country avoid a "refinancing crisis," but Greece still needs to cut its budget deficit to resolve its long-term problems, economist Nouriel Roubini told CNBC Friday.
Opinion polls suggest Angel Merkel’s coalition will lose control of the German Senate in regional elections on May 9. No wonder she wants to fire a populist shot at voters. But in refusing to underwrite a few billion euros of Greek debt the Chancellor is playing with fire.
After weeks of backing a European rescue for the financially troubled Greece, Germany shifted course on Thursday, signaling that help should come from the International Monetary Fund rather than Greece’s neighbors, the New York Times reported.
The euro is unlikely to still exist as a currency over the longer term, the pound will fall substantially in the next few years and US Treasurys and some real estate in China are the world's two current bubbles, legendary investor Jim Rogers told CNBC.com Wednesday.
Europe is looking (maybe) to form a Eurozone Monetary Fund with powers similar to the International Monetary Fund.
It never ceases to amaze how political leaders can shamelessly blame free markets and faceless speculators for the consequences of their lousy financial decisions.
Stocks eked out a modest gain Tuesday as this one-year anniversary of the March 2009 lows brought a mix of profit-taking and optimism. Citigroup surged while Cisco slipped.
Stocks clawed higher after a lower open Tuesday as this one-year anniversary of the March 2009 lows brought a mix of profit-taking and optimism. Cisco sold off after the company announced its much-hyped high-speed router.
Stocks tried to claw higher after a lower open Tuesday amid some profit taking on this one-year anniversary of the March 2009 lows.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open for Wall Street Monday, with investors expected to pause after last week's rally caused by better-than-expected nonfarm payrolls data.
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou is due to meet President Barack Obama. Greece is briefing the Obama administration on reforms and discussing global financial regulation.
Stocks ended mixed Monday in tepid trading as investors took a breather after last week's rally. McDonald's and Research In Motion advanced.
Stocks opened higher Monday but trading was tepid as investors took a breather after last week's rally caused by better-than-expected nonfarm payrolls data.